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Buckbarrow
405m (1329ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 200)

Walk Buckbarrow walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Buckbarrow

Photo: Andy Malcolm

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

Michael Austin walked up on June 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] C328

Charlotte Hewson climbed on September 3rd, 2021 [from/via/route] The flat, across & up buckbarrow, on to seatallan & then middle fell. [with] Cas [weather] Misty - Saw a squirrel on the Seatallan trig point!

Claire Kirk bagged on September 2nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Greendale [with] Self [weather] Warm & sunny

Christine Shepherd hiked on May 5th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walked from Greendale using walk c328 Climbed again 22.08.2021 [with] On my own [weather] Started off in sunshine but was soon walking in hailstone & mist.

Paul Macey summited on August 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] C328 [weather] Drizzly rain followed by showers

Albie Lancastle conquered on June 22nd, 2021 [from/via/route] C170

Nick Dobson scaled on April 24th, 2021 [from/via/route] Greendale in Wasdale, following Greendale Gill up towards Greendale Tarn before crossing back over to Buckbarrow. [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Excellent sunny day with high visibility all round. - With all the lockdowns attributed to Covid 19, this was our first Wainright since completing Middle Dodd & Red Screes on 05/09/2020. We then continued on to Seatallan for number 172 out of the 214. This walk provided stunning scenery the entire way with the Scafell's the stand out.

Dan Collins walked up on May 1st, 2021 [from/via/route] As part of greendale horseshoe walk [with] Family [weather] Some cloud but no rain until the very end

Darren Wilson climbed on September 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] Buckbarrow, Cat Bields, Seatallan, Middle Fell [with] Lone [weather] Beautiful day

Liz Sheerin bagged on August 26th, 2020 [from/via/route] Buckbarrow, Seatallan, Middle Fell [with] Neil [weather] Overcast - Camping in Wasdale Head

Claire Murray hiked on August 22nd, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked the Greendale Horseshoe. Middle Fell, Seatallan & Buckbarrow. [with] Vitor [weather] In the clouds

Wayne Baxter summited on August 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Greendale along the road to a path that leads up Gill Beck to Buckbarrow, On a good path over to Cat Bields turn right to Seatallan.Headed NE down the path then SE to find a clear path to Middle Fell. Pick up a path south that leads to Greendale Gill & back to car. [with] Sue [weather] Bright sun very hot

Mike Dunphy conquered on January 26th, 2020 [with] Gaz

Andrew Johnson scaled on November 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] Gill Farm, Wasdale [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy

Phillip Bulley walked up on July 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] Via greendale gill. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny & warm.

Christina Lander climbed on June 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Nether Wasdale - Buckbarrow - Seatallan - Middle Fell - Greendale Bridge - Scale Bridge - Nether Wasdale [with] Dick & Meg [weather] Hot & sunny - Meg fell in a bog! Found a waterfall to wash her off

Elaine Evans bagged on May 23rd, 2019 [from/via/route] From Greendale back along the road to start ascent via Gill Beck, continued to summit of Buckbarrow then on to Cat Bields & across to Seatallan, descended to Windscale Hows & up to Middle Fell before descending to Greendale again. Followed c328 The Greendale Horseshoe. [with] Sue [weather] Fair, sunny at times, overcast at others, cool breeze on top of Middle Fell. - Visibility varied but could clearly see the ridge of last week's walk on the other side of Wastwater. Car parking area is on the left, just beyond the large private parking area on the right.

Chris Sheard hiked on April 9th, 2019 [from/via/route] Up from Harrow Head [with] George [weather] Started & finished clear & fabulous - Went up on ridge to sdie of the ghyll - not for the weak or faint hearted - Nice top with good view over valley - nice one

Richard Beardsley summited 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 & 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 conquered on January 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] Wasdale [weather] mixed...some good some awful!

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

John Almond walked up 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 & warm, with fairly light winds.

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

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

Mark Davidson hiked on July 17th, 2006 [with] Theresa [weather] Beautiful & sunny - pure bliss

Clive Ward summited 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 conquered on July 25th, 2016 [with] Rich [weather] So Wet!! - 6.62 miles

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

Anthony Scott walked up on June 27th, 2016 [from/via/route] YHA Wasdale Hall [with] me [weather] grey cloud

Stephen Eddy climbed on June 24th, 2016 [from/via/route] Greendale [with] Mike Woodhouse,Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Cloudy - En route up Seatallan

Tracey Cowell bagged on March 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] Middle fell/seatallan/buckbarrow [with] Solo [weather] Sunny..wind 20mph

David Noble hiked on September 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] Wasdale [with] Jack [weather] Overcast & Cloudy with Rain

Richard Marshall has summited [from/via/route] Greendale [with] Volkan & Bo [weather] Sunny

Chris Bramley conquered on May 30th, 2015 [from/via/route] Greendale [with] Janet [weather] Cloudy - Cup final day

Kevin Parnham scaled on May 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Greendale [with] Jo [weather] Windy but fine - Met the legendary Joss Naylor & his lovely wife & spent half an hour chatting to them,what an absolute pleasure.

Christine Knowles walked up on May 12th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Greendale, on way to Seatallan & Middle Fell [with] Graham [weather] Windy, but otherwise fine

Colin Egan climbed on September 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Nether Wasdale up via Gill Beck [with] My wife Faith

Charlie Housley bagged on October 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] The ridge route from Seatallan. [with] Candy. [weather] Variable cloud, wind & rain showers with intermittent sunshine.

Derek Parkin hiked on March 16th, 2014 [with] lynn pakin [weather] low cloud mist & light rain

Harry Meijer summited on June 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Above Wasdale [with] The Lake District Walker

Darren Mortimer conquered on November 16th, 2013 [from/via/route] Greendale [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Overcast with a little wind & low cloud but otherwise fine.

Chris Brookes scaled on October 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] Greendale [with] Kesh [weather] Cloudy with Sunny Spels

Iain Taylor walked up on July 31st, 2013 [from/via/route] Walked from Greendale near Wast Water NZ 14443 05610

Doug Martin climbed on June 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] Greendale Round [with] Marjk Taylorl [weather] Low mist which burnt off as day progressed leading to pleasant sun shine - warm weather with cloud early on gave ideal walking conditions.

John Senior bagged on April 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] Nether Wasdale, to Buckbarrow, to Seatallan, to Haycock, then back down to Wasdale & alongside the lake back to Nether Wasdale [with] Julie Senior

Dale Verrall hiked on March 3rd, 2011 [from/via/route] Wast water - Walk number C328 [with] Amber [weather] Lovely day - snow on top

Victoria Bates has summited [from/via/route] with Haycock

Tony Aspden conquered on May 21st, 2010 [from/via/route] From Greendale to Seatallan, Middle Fell return to Burnthwaite Farm [with] Andy [weather] Sunny

Melanie Dunn, Karen Lythgoe, Maxine Down, Jane Wilkinson, Jenny Godfrey, Louise Sandwith, Jonathan Tobin, Teresa Lowery, David Shaw, Raymond Barnett, Simon Duerden, Gordon Lee, Paul Booth, Linda Mckeogh, Louis Smith, Tracey Cordes, Trevor Williams, Stephen Millington, John Kendall, Jeanette Coward, Paul Henderson, Libby Burns, Rob Barklamb, John Cuthbert, Jacqui Smith, John Southward, Simon Smith, Andy Nicholls, Ian Thomas, Ray O'hara and Linda Walker have all walked, climbed & bagged Buckbarrow.

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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

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)

Buckbarrow from Greendale Bridge, Greendale

Buckbarrow from Greendale Bridge, Greendale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (58)

Buckbarrow summit cairn

Buckbarrow summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (64)

Wast Water with the Scafel Massive (far left- featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) and Illgill Head (centre) and Whin Rigg (centre right) above the Wast Water screes from Buckbarrow

Wast Water with the Scafel Massive (far left- featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) and Illgill Head (centre) and Whin Rigg (centre right) above the Wast Water screes from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (37)

Whin Rigg (left) and Lund Bridge from Buckbarrow

Whin Rigg (left) and Lund Bridge from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (40)

Crags on Buckbarrow

Crags on Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (60)

The Scafell Massif, Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

The Scafell Massif, Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (63)

*Ilgill Head, Whin Rigg and The Wast Water Screes from below Buckbarrow

*Ilgill Head, Whin Rigg and The Wast Water Screes from below Buckbarrow

Photo: Andy Malcolm (52)

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

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

Photo: Chris Brankin (39)

Looking South West from the lower slopes of Buckbarrow

Looking South West from the lower slopes of Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (59)

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (62)

Cairn on the way up Buckbarrow

Cairn on the way up Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (61)


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