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Hay Stacks (Haystacks)
597m (1959ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Record Hay Stacks (Haystacks) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Wainwright
(No. 131)

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English Dewey
13th highest in England,
29th in England & Wales

You can find Hay Stacks (Haystacks) & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


See Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


You can walk to the top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks) by using any of these 8 easy to follow route maps:











Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Hay Stacks (Haystacks) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Paul Macey walked up on June 6th, 2022 [from/via/route] C295 [with] Luke [weather] High Level cloud

Jeremy Torrance climbed on October 8th, 2021 [from/via/route] Buttermere [with] Jon Stu [weather] Good autumn

Ian Cox bagged on July 9th, 2021 [from/via/route] Gatesgarth [with] Nicola Cox [weather] Bright but cloudy, with some low cloud, but stayed just above us

Michael Austin hiked on October 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] C295

Mark Hazelton summited on June 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] Gatesgarth Farm via Peggy's Bridge, scrath Gap pass & back via Warnscale Bottom [with] Family and Pepper [weather] Sunny

Catherine Hill conquered on April 20th, 2019 [from/via/route] Route tbc but set out up the hill from Sykes farm cafe in Buttermere [with] Karen and Hazel [weather] Dry,sunny, hot - Quote busy, it was Easter. Delicious afternoon tea at Sykes farm cafe as a reward 😄

John Hanlon scaled on September 16th, 2020 [from/via/route] Hotel- Borrowdale Gates, started from Gatesgarth carpark Buttermere [with] Gail, followed easy day walk [weather] Sunny - 2 Wainwrights walk, Haystacks & Fleetwith Pike

Claire Murray walked up on November 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] £4 to park at farm [with] Just myself [weather] Sunny & beautiful

Darren Wilson climbed on August 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] Buttermere, Great Borne,Starling Dodd, Red Pike, High Stile, High Crag, Haystacks, Fleetwith Pike [with] Mike [weather] Good day - Clear day good views

Martin Woods bagged on August 9th, 2020 [from/via/route] Gatesgarth Park [with] Mrs woods [weather] sunny 30 degrees - missed the turn to fleetwith ended up at the slate mine

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Grassmoor (left) and Grisedale Pike (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Grassmoor (left) and Grisedale Pike (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (550)

Pillar (left) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Pillar (left) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (5)

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Gatesgarth

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Gatesgarth

Photo: Simon Barnett (40)

Looking back to Ennerdale (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Crummock Water (right) from Moses' Trod near the top of Loft Beck

Looking back to Ennerdale (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Crummock Water (right) from Moses' Trod near the top of Loft Beck

Photo: David Croasdell (1)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (18)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (20)

High Crag (left), Crummock Water and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

High Crag (left), Crummock Water and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (7)

Pillar (left), Ennerdale Water, Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (centre), Crummock Water and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Pillar (left), Ennerdale Water, Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (centre), Crummock Water and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (4)

Robinson from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Robinson from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (549)

Our new addition Neela ( 1st time in the Lakes) on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Green Gable (left), Windy Gap, Great Gable and Kirk Fell (right) very clear in the background

Our new addition Neela ( 1st time in the Lakes) on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Green Gable (left), Windy Gap, Great Gable and Kirk Fell (right) very clear in the background

Photo: Paul Baldry (3)

Green Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Green Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (244)

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Martin Wardroper (2)

Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (19)

Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (2)

Looking stead (Pillar) & Pillar behind Green Crag (Buttermere) & Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with High Crag (Buttermere) (right) from near Dubs Quarry

Looking stead (Pillar) & Pillar behind Green Crag (Buttermere) & Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with High Crag (Buttermere) (right) from near Dubs Quarry

Photo: Alan Wainwright (239)

Crummock Water and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Crummock Water and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (240)

Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (8)

Ennerdale Water from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Ennerdale Water from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (551)

Ennerdale with Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the High Stile ridge (right) and Looking Stead and Pillar (left) from Brandreth

Ennerdale with Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the High Stile ridge (right) and Looking Stead and Pillar (left) from Brandreth

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (8)

Buttermere, with Fleetwith Pike straight ahead and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) to the right

Buttermere, with Fleetwith Pike straight ahead and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) to the right

Photo: David Dawber (1)


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