Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head

Superb high level route with great views


Route outline for walk c114:

Mardale Head (Haweswater Reservoir)  -  Small Water  -  Nan Bield Pass  -  Mardale Ill Bell  -  High Street  -  Straits of Riggindale  -  The Knott  -  Rampsgill Head  -  Kidsty Pike  -  High Raise (Mardale)  -  Raven Howe  -  Red Crag  -  Keasgill Head  -  Wether Hill  -  Bampton Common  -  Low Kop  -  Measand Beck  -  Haweswater Reservoir  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Bowderthwaite Bridge  -  The Rigg  -  Mardale Head.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
7
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Street at 828m (2717ft). High Street is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (30th highest in England, 59th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 25). High Street is also known as an English Nuttall (37th highest in England, 69th highest in England & Wales). High Street is also classified as an English Marilyn (11th highest in England, 345th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of High Raise (Mardale) at 802m (2632ft). High Raise (Mardale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (40th highest in England, 75th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 31). High Raise (Mardale) is also known as an English Nuttall (48th highest in England, 91st highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Rampsgill Head at 792m (2599ft). Rampsgill Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (46th highest in England, 84th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 39). Rampsgill Head is also known as an English Nuttall (55th highest in England, 103rd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Kidsty Pike at 780m (2560ft). Kidsty Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 46) and an English Nuttall (64th highest in England, 115th highest in England & Wales) ; Mardale Ill Bell at 760m (2494ft). Mardale Ill Bell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 59) ; The Knott at 739m (2425ft). The Knott is classified as a Wainwright (No. 66) ; Wether Hill at 670m (2199ft). Wether Hill is classified as a Wainwright (No. 103) and an English Nuttall (170th highest in England, 284th highest in England & Wales) ; Low Kop at 572m (1877ft). Low Kop is known as an Bridget..

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 c114 High Street from Mardale Head

In no particular order . . .

Speaking Crag, Haweswater

Speaking Crag, Haweswater

Photo: Andy Malcolm (24)

Haweswater Reservoir from The Rigg

Haweswater Reservoir from The Rigg

Photo: Phillip Houlton (5)

Harter Fell, Mardale Head and The Rigg across Haweswater Reservoir

Harter Fell, Mardale Head and The Rigg across Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (23)

Yoke, Ill Bell and Kentmere Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Yoke, Ill Bell and Kentmere Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Phillip Houlton (18)

Katie says a prayer to the weather Gods on Ill Bell

Katie says a prayer to the weather Gods on Ill Bell

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (6)

Looking West from the summit of High Street

Looking West from the summit of High Street

Photo: Jason Greenall (1)

Harter Fell from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Harter Fell from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (4)

Small Water and Haweswater from near Mardale Ill Bell summit

Small Water and Haweswater from near Mardale Ill Bell summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (23)

Rough Crag beyond Blea Water from  above Blea Water Crag between High Street and Mardale Ill Bell

Rough Crag beyond Blea Water from above Blea Water Crag between High Street and Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: Andy Malcolm (233)

High Raise (Mardale) summit cairn

High Raise (Mardale) summit cairn

Photo: Robert Hall (26)


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