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Yewbarrow
627m (2057ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Yewbarrow as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered




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English Mountain
162nd highest in England,
281st in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 124)

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English Nuttall
223rd highest in England,
386th in England & Wales

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

Yewbarrow

Photo: Mick Fox

Yewbarrow is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 89
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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

Andrew Johnson walked up on November 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Wasdale [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy - Very wet under foot

Richard Marshall climbed on September 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Mosedale horseshoe [with] Bo and Andy Pratt [weather] sunny. Very warm. - Boot went so only did Kirk Fell

Elaine Evans bagged on August 15th, 2019 [from/via/route] From car park at Overbeck Bridge up to summit of Yewbarrow via Great Door, descended via path just before Stirrup Crag to return to car along path running parallel to Over Beck. [with] Sue [weather] Dry, warm in the sun but a cold wind in some places. - Amazing views, lovely day. A very good half day walk.

Richard Marchant hiked on November 23rd, 1993 [from/via/route] This was a two day trip with an overnight camp at Beckhead Tarn below Great Gable. Day 1 we ascended Yewbarrow then onto Red Pike-Scoat Fell-Pillar-Kirk Fell and descended to Beckhead Tarn and camped the night and what a cold night. Day 2 Great Gable-Scafell Pike via the corridor route then Sca Fell and back down to Wasdale and the car. [with] Best Friend Ray Collins. [weather] Clear blue skies, no wind but very cold and in the minus overnight

Phillip Bulley summited on September 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via Red Pike and dorehead. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny but chilly.

Craig Steeland conquered on July 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Overbeck Bridge in Wasdale [with] On my own [weather] Warm and partly cloudy with no wind.

Simon Myerscough scaled on February 25th, 2007 [from/via/route] C133 [with] Martin [weather] Low cloud on tops, dry - Cloud clearing, occasionally lost. Yewbarrow nice looking fell - Martin cooked some beans. Excellent scramble on Yebarrow (North Top) - good fun!

Anthony Scott walked up on July 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] Wast Water [with] me [weather] Blue sky then white cloud. No wind

Clive Ward climbed during July, 1975 [from/via/route] Not sure Also group walk, Wasdale, 19th Oct 2016 [with] Hazel, Pluto Group: see Red Pike Wasdale [weather] Fair, windy - We have photos of this walk. Date - very approximate

Mark Davidson bagged on July 20th, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Glorious

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

Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Ian Mansell (2)

Snow capping Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) Lingmell and Scafell Pike surround Wast Water from near Overbeck Bridge, Wasdale

Snow capping Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) Lingmell and Scafell Pike surround Wast Water from near Overbeck Bridge, Wasdale

Photo: Bob Ferguson (87)

Snow on Yewbarrow (North Top) left, Red Pike (centre right) and the shoulder or Kirk Fell (right) tower above Wasdale from near Sty Head

Snow on Yewbarrow (North Top) left, Red Pike (centre right) and the shoulder or Kirk Fell (right) tower above Wasdale from near Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (72)

Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Photo: David Connolly (42)

Yewbarrow Great Gable, Lingmell and Scafell Pike from Wast Water, Wasdale

Yewbarrow Great Gable, Lingmell and Scafell Pike from Wast Water, Wasdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (27)

My Daughter & Son-in-law on top of Yewbarrow in the snow

My Daughter & Son-in-law on top of Yewbarrow in the snow

Photo: Michael Lee (1)

Yewbarrow from Illgill Head summit cairn

Yewbarrow from Illgill Head summit cairn

Photo: Steven Mostyn (6)

*Illgill Head (left), Wast Water (centre) and Middle Fell (right) from Yewbarrow

*Illgill Head (left), Wast Water (centre) and Middle Fell (right) from Yewbarrow

Photo: Wayne Hill (24)

The shoulder of Lingmell and snow on Illgill Head (far left), Wasdale and Wast Water (left) and Yewbarrow (right) from Gable Beck Bridge

The shoulder of Lingmell and snow on Illgill Head (far left), Wasdale and Wast Water (left) and Yewbarrow (right) from Gable Beck Bridge

Photo: Bob Ferguson (70)

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (1)


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