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High Stile
807m (2649ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
36th highest in England,
69th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 29)

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English Nuttall
44th highest in England,
84th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
13th highest in England,
378th in Great Britain

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

The view from the summit of High Stile

Photo: David Hayter

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

Martin Woods walked up on September 13th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Buttermere fish Inn. Red pike and high stile walk [with] Dean and H [weather] Cloudy, rain on tops, 40mph winds - Took path off high stile to the left and led us back down to Buttermere. Quite a bit of a scramble.

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

Claire Kirk bagged on August 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Buttermere Hostel [with] Alone [weather] Very cloudy

Christine Shepherd hiked on May 1st, 2003 [from/via/route] I climbed this from Buttermere via Red Pike [with] On my own [weather] Lovely spring weather - Great views. Climbed this again when I led a group from St George's Church Leeds in July 04. Had another brilliant walk over the Buttermere fells 29.8.17.

Stephen Batson summited on November 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] Gatesgarth [with] Clare [weather] Grey sky, fog on the summits - This was a very hard climb to start, rocks were wet and slippy

Robin Thorne conquered during May, 2018 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast Walk [with] Jon Thorne [weather] Sunny

Caroline Winter scaled on August 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Gatesgarth, Scarth Gap Pass, Seat, High Crag, High Stile, Red Pike, Starling Dodd, Great Borne, Steel Brow, Scales, The Fish at Buttermere, B5289 to CP [with] Becky [weather] 9.30 Start and already feeling hot and sticky on long climb up. No wind until late afternoon (SW), and great views of surrounding Fells. Cloud predicted on High Crag at 1pm, and cloud descended on leaving Great Borne. - Classic ridge walk with a plethora of views, not forthcoming on last visit here. Red scree peppering slopes of Red pike, so to descend further along after continuing the ridge to Starling Dodd and Great Borne (Starling Dodd has a very odd twisted metal structure on its top and Great Borne is a pile of stones). Also, saves climbing them from Ennerdale. Came down further West along a track, so needed to back Track to find NW route. Long walk out along slippery rocks and bracken. Diversion at scale Bridge, due to reconstruction. Missed last bus at 17.18 hrs, so ate a delicious trout dinner at The Fish, before walking the road-nearly as pleasant as the lake walk, and saved £25 plus on taxi fare.

Andrew Johnson walked up on July 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] NT car park Buttermere, then to Crummock following the Frog Graham Leg 3 Route. [weather] Sunny weather

Richard Marshall climbed on June 23rd, 2019 [from/via/route] Ennerdale Red Pike [with] Bo [weather] Cloudy/sunny. Very warm.

Lucy Perchard bagged on November 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Buttermere up to Red Pike, High Stile and High Crag and back down via Gamlin end and Scarth Gap [with] Tony [weather] Clear blue sky but very windy

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The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak

The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak

Photo: Geoff Rawlinson (1)

Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Photo: Rob Pullan (20)

The view is across the Vale of Lorton towards Whiteside (left), High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere), Mellbreck (centre) and Fellbarrow and Low Fell (right)

The view is across the Vale of Lorton towards Whiteside (left), High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere), Mellbreck (centre) and Fellbarrow and Low Fell (right)

Photo: Chris Brankin (21)

The High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike) beyond Buttermere from Hindscarth Edge

The High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike) beyond Buttermere from Hindscarth Edge

Photo: Mark Johnson (5)

Crag Fell summit cairn with Great Borne (left), Starling Dodd (centre), Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile in the distance

Crag Fell summit cairn with Great Borne (left), Starling Dodd (centre), Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile in the distance

Photo: Steven Mostyn (23)

Buttermere and the High Stile Ridge (left) from Fleetwith Pike

Buttermere and the High Stile Ridge (left) from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Rob Pullan (22)

Buttermere from High Stile

Buttermere from High Stile

Photo: Andy Malcolm (10)

Crummock Water and Low Ling Crag - with Rannerdale Knotts (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and The High Stile Ridge (right)

Crummock Water and Low Ling Crag - with Rannerdale Knotts (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and The High Stile Ridge (right)

Photo: Alex Malcolm (24)

Bleaberry Tarn (bottom left), Mellbreak and Crummock Water  from High Stile

Bleaberry Tarn (bottom left), Mellbreak and Crummock Water from High Stile

Photo: Andrew Ward (1)

*Pillar (left), High Stile (centre), Ennerdale, Hay Stacks, Crummock Water, Buttermere and Grasmoor (right) from  Green Gable

*Pillar (left), High Stile (centre), Ennerdale, Hay Stacks, Crummock Water, Buttermere and Grasmoor (right) from Green Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (75)


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