Walk route map c114 High Street from Mardale Head

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

Superb high level route with great views

Walk Route Summary:

- 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.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map c114 High Street from Mardale Head 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 The Far Eastern Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

Blea Tarn from High Street
Photo: Matt Delemare

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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 in England, 59th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 25). High Street is also known as an English Nuttall (37th in England, 69th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (11th in England, 344th in the UK).

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

You will also reach the summit of Rampsgill Head, 792m (2599ft). Rampsgill Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (46th in England, 85th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 39). Rampsgill Head is also known as an English Nuttall (55th in England, 103rd in England & Wales).

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

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head

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Kidsty Pike summit cairn. Walk route map c114 High Street from Mardale Head photo

1. Kidsty Pike summit cairn
Photo: Christine Shepherd (460)


Looking West from the summit of High Street. Walk route map c114 High Street from Mardale Head photo

2. Looking West from the summit of High Street
Photo: Jason Greenall (1)


The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head car park in the snow. Walk route map c114 High Street from Mardale Head photo

3. The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head car park in the snow
Photo: Tim Hope (78)


High Street (behind the tree). Straits of Riggindale, Head of Riggindale Beck and Kidsty Pike from Haweswater Reservoir. Walk route map c114 High Street from Mardale Head photo

4. High Street (behind the tree). Straits of Riggindale, Head of Riggindale Beck and Kidsty Pike from Haweswater Reservoir
Photo: Mike Knipe (73)


Skye (my fellow walker) on Bannerdale Crags in the snow. Walk route map c114 High Street from Mardale Head photo

5. Skye (my fellow walker) on Bannerdale Crags in the snow
Photo: Peter Sykes (2)


Small Water. Walk route map c114 High Street from Mardale Head photo

6. Small Water
Photo: William Ringwood (27)


Speaking Crag across Haweswater Reservoir from Rowantreethwaite Beck. Walk route map c114 High Street from Mardale Head photo

7. Speaking Crag across Haweswater Reservoir from Rowantreethwaite Beck
Photo: Andy Malcolm (237)


Haweswater from Low Kop. Walk route map c114 High Street from Mardale Head photo

8. Haweswater from Low Kop
Photo: William Ringwood (31)


A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow. Walk route map c114 High Street from Mardale Head photo

9. A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow
Photo: Tim Hope (90)


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10. *Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street
Photo: Andy Malcolm (25)

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