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Yewbarrow
627m (2057ft)

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

Photograph by Mick Fox

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Yewbarrow is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL6
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89
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    Yewbarrow 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 Yewbarrow by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c386 Yewbarrow from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Wasdale Head, Mosedale Beck, Dore Head, Yewbarrow (North Top), Yewbarrow, Bell Rib, Dropping Crag, Over Beck, Overbeck Bridge, Wasdale Head, Wast Water.

    Length: 8km (5 miles) | Ascent: 647m (2,123ft) | Allow at least: 4hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Wasdale Head, Mosedale Beck, Black Sail Pass, Looking Stead (Pillar), High Level Route, Robinson's Cairn, Pillar, Wind Gap, Black Crag (Pillar), Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell), Steeple, Red Pike (Wasdale), Dore Head, Yewbarrow (North Top), Yewbarrow, Dropping Crag, Bell Rib, Over Beck, Wasdale Head, Wast Water.

    Length: 17.5km (11 miles) | Ascent: 1,457m (4,782ft) | Allow at least: 8¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale

    Route Summary: - Greendale Farm, Middle Fell (Wasdale), Seatallan, Pots of Ashness, Gowder Crag, Haycock, Great Scoat Fell, Steeple, Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell), Red Pike (Wasdale), Dore Head, Yewbarrow (North Top), Yewbarrow, Bell Rib, Dropping Crag, Overbeck Bridge, Wast Water, Greendale Farm.

    Length: 18km (11¼ miles) | Ascent: 1,554m (5,100ft) | Allow at least: 9¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Yewbarrow, 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 YewbarrowFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Yewbarrow

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

    Craig Steeland climbed Yewbarrow 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 bagged Yewbarrow 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 hiked Yewbarrow on July 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] Wast Water [with] me [weather] Blue sky then white cloud. No wind

    Clive Ward summited Yewbarrow 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 conquered Yewbarrow on July 20th, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Glorious

    Doug Martin scaled Yewbarrow on July 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Overbeck car park [with] Tom Bradford [weather] Wet and windy - met office forecast completely wrong other than getting cloud height right - tops covered most of the time with occasional clear 2 min spells.

    Dave Eyes walked up Yewbarrow on May 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] Carpark on the shores of Wasdale [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Sunny Day

    Phill Brown climbed Yewbarrow on August 28th, 1995 [with] Anne [weather] Sunny

    Colin Egan bagged Yewbarrow on March 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Ascent from car park halfway along Wastwater, up via Great Door [with] My wife Faith and son Peter [weather] Cloud above 2500ft, wind chill at summit near freezing, strong westerly winds, some sun at times. - A challenging climb, helped by the presence and guidance of Peter, training as a mountain leader. Wainwright's original route straight up to Great Door somewhat diluted by a newer path that takes the walker to the left of the straight climb. Easier but less dramatic.

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

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

    1. 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)

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

    2. 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)

    A dusting of snow on the shoulder of Lingmell (left), Middle Fell (centre left in the distance) and Yewbarrow above Wasdale from Sty Head

    3. A dusting of snow on the shoulder of Lingmell (left), Middle Fell (centre left in the distance) and Yewbarrow above Wasdale from Sty Head
    Photo: Bob Ferguson (79)

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

    4. Snow capping Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) Lingmell and Scafell Pike surround Wast Water from near Overbeck Bridge, Wasdale
    Photo: Bob Ferguson (87)

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

    5. Haycock, Little Scoat Fell and Red Pike (Wasdale) from the summit of Yewbarrow
    Photo: David Hemingway (4)

    Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag and Kirk Fell from the summit of Yewbarrow

    6. Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag and Kirk Fell from the summit of Yewbarrow
    Photo: David Hemingway (5)

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

    7. Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End and Lingmell from the summit of Yewbarrow
    Photo: David Hemingway (6)

    Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell and Slightside from the summit of Yewbarrow

    8. Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell and Slightside from the summit of Yewbarrow
    Photo: David Hemingway (7)

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

    9. Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow
    Photo: David Hemingway (8)

    Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) from Wast Water

    10. Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) from Wast Water
    Photo: Peter Dryden (3)


    . . . see all 55 walk photographs & pictures of views from, on or of Yewbarrow


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