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Walk Buckbarrow walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
The view from the summit of
Buckbarrow

Photograph by Andy Malcolm

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Buckbarrow is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL6
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89
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    Buckbarrow is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

    * Version including the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.





    You can walk to the top of Buckbarrow by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c328 The Greendale Horseshoe

    Route Summary: - Greendale Farm, Gill Farm, Gill Beck, Buckbarrow, Glade How, Cat Bields, Nether Wasdale Common, Seatallan, Pots of Ashness, Windscale Hows, Middle Fell (Wasdale), Greendale Gill, Greendale Farm.

    Length: 9.5km (6 miles) | Ascent: 763m (2,504ft) | Allow at least: 4¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c364 Seatallan and Haycock from Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Greendale Farm, Gill Farm, Buckbarrow, Seatallan, Pots of Ashness, Gowder Crag, Haycock, Little Lad Crag, Nether Beck, Wast Water, Wasdale, Greendale Farm.

    Length: 15.5km (9¾ miles) | Ascent: 986m (3,236ft) | Allow at least: 6¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c423 The Wast Water Round from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Wasdale Head, (National Trust Campsite), Wast Water, Lingmell Gill, Illgill Head, Whin Rigg, Greathall Gill, Low Wood, Lund Bridge, Woodhow Farm, Woodhow Tarn, Scale Farm, Tosh Tarn, Gill Farm, Gill Beck, Buckbarrow, Cold Well, Nether Wasdale Common, Seatallan, Windscale Hows, Middle Fell (Wasdale), Greendale Farm, Nether Beck, Overbeck Bridge, Wasdale Head, Wast Water.

    Length: 24.5km (15¼ miles) | Ascent: 1,475m (4,841ft) | Allow at least: 10½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard



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    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited BuckbarrowFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Buckbarrow

    Richard Beardsley walked up Buckbarrow on November 15th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked route c328 The Greendale Horseshoe. The path leading to the summit was not clear so had to rely on my compass, after circumnavigating Long Crag and Bull Crag we made it. [with] Gillian [weather] Sunny but cold day. low cloud came in as we approached Seatallan. - Parked car, (free), on grass verge near Greendale. Commenced the walk at 1045 hrs. The route taken was quite boggy in places. Got back to the car at 1530 hrs. Thoroughly enjoyable.

    Michael Nolan climbed Buckbarrow on January 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] Wasdale [weather] mixed...some good some awful!

    Craig Steeland bagged Buckbarrow on August 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Greendale car park [with] Sue [weather] Partly cloudy and cool with moderate winds

    John Almond hiked Buckbarrow on July 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] go4awalk c328 - The Greendale Horseshoe - From Greendale parking area - BUCKBARROW - Seatallan - Middle Fell [with] Solo - joined up with a couple of nice guys, Dave & Stuart, for the accent and descent of Middle Fell [weather] Good, quite sunny and warm, with fairly light winds.

    John Walter summited Buckbarrow on May 4th, 2017 [from/via/route] . [with] Tricia

    John Tippins conquered Buckbarrow on February 11th, 2017 [from/via/route] Greendale [weather] Cold, strong winds, some snow.

    Mark Davidson scaled Buckbarrow on July 17th, 2006 [with] Theresa [weather] Beautiful and sunny - pure bliss

    Clive Ward walked up Buckbarrow on August 6th, 2016 [from/via/route] Greendale Horseshoe - see go4awalk route C328 [with] Hazel [weather] Fair, windy once we got to the top. - Extended published route to include Haycock

    Joanne Mcgawley climbed Buckbarrow on July 25th, 2016 [with] Rich [weather] So Wet!! - 6.62 miles

    Dave Eyes bagged Buckbarrow on May 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] from Seatallan [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Sunny Day

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Buckbarrow

    The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow

    1. The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow
    Photo: Chris Brankin (38)

    Illgill Head (left) and Whin Rigg (right) above the Wast Water screes from Buckbarrow

    2. Illgill Head (left) and Whin Rigg (right) above the Wast Water screes from Buckbarrow
    Photo: Chris Brankin (39)

    Whin Rigg (left) and Lund Bridge from Buckbarrow

    3. Whin Rigg (left) and Lund Bridge from Buckbarrow
    Photo: Chris Brankin (40)

    Buckbarrow from Greendale Bridge, Greendale

    4. Buckbarrow from Greendale Bridge, Greendale
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (58)

    Looking South West from the lower slopes of Buckbarrow

    5. Looking South West from the lower slopes of Buckbarrow
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (59)

    Crags on Buckbarrow

    6. Crags on Buckbarrow
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (60)

    Cairn on the way up Buckbarrow

    7. Cairn on the way up Buckbarrow
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (61)

    Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

    8. Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (62)

    Buckbarrow summit cairn

    9. Buckbarrow summit cairn
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (64)


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