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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
(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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OS Landranger Map 89
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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Yewbarrow Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Yewbarrow

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

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

Martin Woods hiked 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 summited 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 conquered 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 scaled 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 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.

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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)

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)

Yewbarrow beyond from Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Yewbarrow beyond from Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (21)

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 (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 (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)

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

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

Photo: David Hemingway (5)

*Illgill Head, Wast Water, Middle Fell and Yewbarrow from Lingmell

*Illgill Head, Wast Water, Middle Fell and Yewbarrow from Lingmell

Photo: Wayne Hill (13)

Yewbarrow (centre) and Kirk Fell (right) from Sca Fell

Yewbarrow (centre) and Kirk Fell (right) from Sca Fell

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (4)

Britain's Favourite View - Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Great End, Sca Fell and the shoulder of Illgill Head (far right) from Wast Water

Britain's Favourite View - Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Great End, Sca Fell and the shoulder of Illgill Head (far right) from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (242)


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