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Yewbarrow
627m (2057ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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

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Wainwright
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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

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

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

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

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

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

Andy Buxton conquered on May 30th, 1994 [from/via/route] From Overbeck Bridge. Yewbarrow, Red Pike, Scoat Fell, Steeple and 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 scaled on November 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Wasdale [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy - Very wet under foot

Richard Marshall walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged 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

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

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)

Red Pike (centre left), Pillar, Yewbarrow (centre), Kirk Fell & Great Gable (right) beyond Wast Water from Whin Rigg

Red Pike (centre left), Pillar, Yewbarrow (centre), Kirk Fell & Great Gable (right) beyond Wast Water from Whin Rigg

Photo: Ian Mansell (12)

Wasdale Head (Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell and Great Gable), Whin Rigg and Eskdale Moor from Irton Pike

Wasdale Head (Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell and Great Gable), Whin Rigg and Eskdale Moor from Irton Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (181)

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)

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)

Mosedale (Wasdale) with Yewbarrow beyond from Black Sail Pass

Mosedale (Wasdale) with Yewbarrow beyond from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (20)

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)

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

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

Photo: Peter Dryden (4)

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)

*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)


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