Walk c112 Bonscale Pike and Wether Hill from Howtown

A big 'bag' full of Wainwrights


Route outline for walk c112:

- St Peter's Church  -   Howtown  -   Swarthbeck Gill  -   White Knott  -   Barton Fell  -   Whinny Crag  -   Arthur's Pike  -   Swarth Beck  -   Bonscale Tower  -   Bonscale Pike  -   Loadpot Hill  -   Wether Hill  -   Keasgill Head  -   Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)  -   Steel End  -   St Peter's Church  -   Howtown.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Loadpot Hill at 671m (2202ft). Loadpot Hill is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (127th highest in England, 214th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 102). Loadpot Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (169th in England, 283rd in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Wether Hill, 670m (2199ft). Wether Hill is classified as a Wainwright (No. 103). Wether Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (170th in England, 284th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Arthur's Pike, 533m (1749ft). Arthur's Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 157).

Along the way you will also bag Bonscale Pike, 524m (1720ft) - a Wainwright (No. 162) and Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) 432m (1418ft) - a Wainwright (No. 195).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c112 Bonscale Pike and Wether Hill from Howtown

In no particular order . . .

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Brothers Water from Middle Dodd

Brothers Water from Middle Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (84)

Ullswater from Whinney Crag near Arthur's Pike

Ullswater from Whinney Crag near Arthur's Pike

Photo: Matt Delemare (17)

Howtown and Ullswater from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Howtown and Ullswater from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Photo: Matt Delemare (25)

Cairn on the North end of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) ridge

Cairn on the North end of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) ridge

Photo: Matt Delemare (24)

Swarthbeck Gill from Ullswater

Swarthbeck Gill from Ullswater

Photo: Matt Delemare (14)

St Peter's Church, Howtown

St Peter's Church, Howtown

Photo: Stephen Collins (14)

Ullswater from Whinney Crag near Arthur's Pike

Ullswater from Whinney Crag near Arthur's Pike

Photo: Matt Delemare (15)

Ullswater and Dunmallard Hill (Dunmallet) (the tree covered hump on the right) from the path up to Arthur's Pike via Barton Fell from Park Foot

Ullswater and Dunmallard Hill (Dunmallet) (the tree covered hump on the right) from the path up to Arthur's Pike via Barton Fell from Park Foot

Photo: David Baines (18)

Swarth Beck at the head of Scordale

Swarth Beck at the head of Scordale

Photo: Mark Kissipie (130)


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