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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
163rd highest in England,
282nd in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 124)

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English Nuttall
221st highest in England,
383rd in England & Wales

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

Yewbarrow

Photo: Mick Fox

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

Christine Shepherd walked up on October 29th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walked from Wasdale Head using walk c386 Climbed again on 23.8.21 adding Yewbarrow to the end of walk c240 [with] On my own [weather] Mixed - Added Yewbarrow to the end of walk c240. This made a very long but brilliant day's walking. Tired legs made the descent off Yewbarrow a bit slow but very welcome.

Paul Macey climbed on August 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] C101 [weather] Cloudy some sun

Christina Lander bagged on June 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head - Kirk Fell - Pillar - Yewbarrow - Wasdale Head [with] Dick [weather] A beautiful, sunny day - During our holiday staying at Station House, Troutbeck, Penrith

Darren Wilson hiked on September 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] Yewbarrow, Great Door [with] Lone [weather] Beautiful day

John Hanlon summited during August, 2020 [from/via/route] Wasdale Inn [weather] Wet, windy, low cloud - Very difficult walking weather

Martin Woods conquered on August 31st, 2020 [from/via/route] From wasdale head pillar, scoat fell, steeple, red pike & yeabarrow walk [with] Myself [weather] Sunny 15 to 18 degrees - Some scrambling over the top, amazing views & great fun

Caroline Winter scaled on August 3rd, 2020 [from/via/route] Overbeck bridge, Yewbarrow Bell rib scramble, North top, Dore Head, Red Pike, Black Crag, Pillar, Little Scoat Fell, Haycock, Nether Beck [with] Becky [weather] Clear & warm - Pleasant, easy scramble up Yewbarrow. Retreated to easy path to Dore Head. 3 x Bob Graham competitors arrived at Pillar, as we finished lunch. Squeezed in Haycock before long tiring descent of Beck. Picquesque water falls heading down

Wayne Baxter walked up on August 10th, 2020 [from/via/route] From a car park near Overbeck bridge car park.straight up great door & returned by a path that leads down the side towards Dore head [with] Sue [weather] Bright sun very hot

Andy Buxton climbed on May 30th, 1994 [from/via/route] From Overbeck Bridge. Yewbarrow, Red Pike, Scoat Fell, Steeple & Haycock [with] Dan [weather] Good, some showers - Good day with some entertaining scrambling. Day rather marred by Derby losing 2-1 to Leicester in play-off final.

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

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

Seatallan, Great Scoat Fell, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Whin Rigg from Irton Pike

Seatallan, Great Scoat Fell, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Whin Rigg from Irton Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (179)

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)

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell and Red Pike (Wasdale) from the summit of Yewbarrow

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell and Red Pike (Wasdale) from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (4)

*From Left to right: Caw Fell, Seatallan, Red Pike, Pillar, Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Lingmell and Sca Fell and Wast Water (foreground) from Illgill Head (NB. Scafell Pike is largely hidden behind Sca Fell)

*From Left to right: Caw Fell, Seatallan, Red Pike, Pillar, Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Lingmell and Sca Fell and Wast Water (foreground) from Illgill Head (NB. Scafell Pike is largely hidden behind Sca Fell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (34)

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Yewbarrow summit cairn

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Yewbarrow summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (41)

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (in cloud centre), Lingmell (centre right) and the Wast Water screes (right) reflected in Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (in cloud centre), Lingmell (centre right) and the Wast Water screes (right) reflected in Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (29)

Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Photo: David Connolly (42)

Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End and Lingmell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End and Lingmell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (6)

Yewbarrow from Illgill Head summit cairn

Yewbarrow from Illgill Head summit cairn

Photo: Steven Mostyn (6)

Wasdale Head (left), Burnmoor Tarn, Yewbarrow (front centre), Illgill Head (back) and Wast Water from Pillar

Wasdale Head (left), Burnmoor Tarn, Yewbarrow (front centre), Illgill Head (back) and Wast Water from Pillar

Photo: Paul Johnson (10)

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)

Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Wast Water

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (13)

Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (8)

Wasdale featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from Westmorland Cairn near the summit of Great Gable

Wasdale featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from Westmorland Cairn near the summit of Great Gable

Photo: Karen Harding (5)

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre in cloud), Lingmell and the shoulder or Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre in cloud), Lingmell and the shoulder or Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (104)

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Wast Water

Photo: Alan Wainwright (76)

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell above Wasdale Head from Yewbarrow

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell above Wasdale Head from Yewbarrow

Photo: David Connolly (43)

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell and Great Gable from Irton Pike

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell and Great Gable from Irton Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (178)

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)

Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell (left) Seatallan (background centre), Red Pike (Wasdale) (right) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (centre foreground) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell (left) Seatallan (background centre), Red Pike (Wasdale) (right) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (centre foreground) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (217)


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