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Wandope
772m (2534ft)

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

Photograph by David Hayter

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Wandope is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL4
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89 and 90
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    Wandope 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 Wandope by using any of these 5 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c256 Grasmoor Ridge and Whiteless Pike from Lanthwaite Green

    Route Summary: - Lanthwaite Green, Grasmoor, Wandope, Whiteless Pike, Whiteless Breast, Low Bank, Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Lanthwaite Green.

    Length: 11km (7 miles) | Ascent: 988m (3,243ft) | Allow at least: 5¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c234 Grasmoor, Wandope and Whiteless Pike from Lanthwaite Green

    Route Summary: - Lanthwaite Green, Liza Beck, Gasgale Crags, Gasgale Gill, Coledale Hause, Grasmoor, Wandope, Whiteless Pike, Whiteless Breast, Squat Beck, High Rannerdale, Crummock Water, Lanthwaite Green.

    Length: 13.5km (8½ miles) | Ascent: 907m (2,977ft) | Allow at least: 6hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c366 Grasmoor and Whiteless Pike from Lanthwaite Green

    Route Summary: - Lanthwaite Green, Liza Beck, Whin Ben, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Hobcarton Crag, Sand Hill, Coledale Hause, Grasmoor, Wandope, Whiteless Pike, Whiteless Breast, Squat Beck, High Rannerdale, Crummock Water, Lanthwaite Green.

    Length: 14.5km (9 miles) | Ascent: 1,127m (3,699ft) | Allow at least: 7hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

    Route Summary: - Lanthwaite Green, Liza Beck, Whin Ben, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Hobcarton Crag, Sand Hill, Coledale Hause, Grasmoor, Wandope, Whiteless Pike, Whiteless Breast, Low Bank, Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Hause Point, Lanthwaite Green.

    Length: 15.5km (9¾ miles) | Ascent: 1,232m (4,043ft) | Allow at least: 7¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite

    Route Summary: - Braithwaite, Sleet How, Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, Coledale Hause, Grasmoor, Wandope, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (Derwent Fells), Scar Crags, Causey Pike, Outerside, Stile End, Barrow (Newlands), Braithwaite.

    Length: 19km (12 miles) | Ascent: 1,603m (5,261ft) | Allow at least: 9¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Wandope, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.



    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited WandopeFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Wandope

    Richard Beardsley walked up Wandope on October 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked route c256. Approached Wandope from Crag Hill. (D├ętour part of c256). [with] Gillian [weather] Beautiful sunny day but windy at height. - Parked car, (free). Commenced walk at 1030 hrs. Due to detouring to the summit of Crag Hill did not complete whole walk until 1730hrs.

    Christine Shepherd climbed Wandope on October 25th, 2007 [from/via/route] Walked from Lanthwaite green using walk c256 [with] On my own [weather] Hazy with Autumn sunshine peeping through late afternoon. - A very quiet walk; hardly saw anyone else all day. Climbed again with Jenny, 22.5.18.

    Stephen Eddy bagged Wandope on July 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Mike Woodhouse and Tony Harris [weather] Glorious

    John Tippins hiked Wandope on March 28th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started at Lanthwaite Green, go4awalk c196, via Hopegill Head and Sand Hill. [with] Solo [weather] Sleet and rain showers on the way there, thick low cloud with the sun breaking through very occasionally. Quite windy on top making it cold enough for gloves - fingers freezing! Walking through fresh hail (or was it sleet?) near the summits. Towards late afternoon, as I was coming back down, the cloud lifted and the sun came out - a really beautiful day then.

    Iain Jones summited Wandope on July 30th, 2017 [from/via/route] Braithwaite (The Wainwright 60 - Day 2 (Coledale)) [with] Graeme High

    Dave Eyes conquered Wandope on August 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Braithwaite, up Barrow, on to Outersides, up to the saddle and up the Sail zig zags, then up to Eel Crag, then round to Wandope. Returning via Eel Crag and Sail - then up to Scar Crags , along the ridge to Causey pike and then down and round to Braithwaite [with] Christine Eyes [weather] perfect

    Craig Steeland scaled Wandope on June 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Crummock Water over the tops to Braithwaite taking in six Wainwrights [with] Sue [weather] Partly cloudy and quite cool with moderate winds - Took the bus from Braithwaite to Keswick and then another bus to Crummock Water. The second bus cost £7.70 per person one way!

    Richard Wilkinson walked up Wandope on May 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] 6 Peak Circular from Lanthwaite NT Car Park - Whiteside, Hopegill Head, Grasmoor, Wandope, Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts (finishing with a detour into the secret valley of Rannerdale). [weather] Sunny day, but with strong winds. - Good ridge walk from Whiteside to Hopegill Head - fantastic lake views from the top of Grasmoor, but difficult to stay still in the wind - enjoyable descent from Whiteless giving views of the Bluebells in the secret valley. Camera battery went on Wandope, only for me to realise that I was already using the spare!... best part of the walk with no camera! DOH!

    Jo Dixon climbed Wandope on April 22nd, 2017 [from/via/route] Crummock water, Rannerdale Knotts, Whiteless Pike [with] Myself [weather] Dry, sunny, a little chilly

    Leon Harvey bagged Wandope on May 29th, 2016 [with] Solo

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

    Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope

    1. Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (660)

    Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

    2. Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson
    Photo: Chris Brankin (29)

    Knott Rigg (foreground left), Buttermere (just poking out) with Red Pike (Buttermere) beyond and Whitelees Pike & Wandope (centre right) from Ard Crags

    3. Knott Rigg (foreground left), Buttermere (just poking out) with Red Pike (Buttermere) beyond and Whitelees Pike & Wandope (centre right) from Ard Crags
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (21)

    Wandope (left), Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts (right) from above Hause Point, Crummock Water

    4. Wandope (left), Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts (right) from above Hause Point, Crummock Water
    Photo: Andy Malcolm (129)

    Wandope (left), Addacombe Hole and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Knott Rigg

    5. Wandope (left), Addacombe Hole and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Knott Rigg
    Photo: Mike Knipe (142)

    Whiteless Pike from above Wandope

    6. Whiteless Pike from above Wandope
    Photo: William Ringwood (57)

    Wandope and the Hanging Valley from Ard Crags

    7. Wandope and the Hanging Valley from Ard Crags
    Photo: David Hayter (88)

    Sail (Derwent Fells) and Wandope from Ard Crags

    8. Sail (Derwent Fells) and Wandope from Ard Crags
    Photo: David Hayter (85)

    Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

    9. Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause
    Photo: David Hayter (53)

    Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from Wandope

    10. Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from Wandope
    Photo: David Hayter (51)


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