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

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 in England, 69th in England & Wales). High Street is classified as a Marilyn (11th highest in England, 344th highest 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 highest in England, 75th highest 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 highest in England, 85th highest 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) and Low Kop 572m (1877ft) and a Bridget.


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 c114 High Street from Mardale Head

In no particular order . . .

*Panorama looking North West from Stybarrow Dodd

*Panorama looking North West from Stybarrow Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (26)

Speaking Crag, Haweswater

Speaking Crag, Haweswater

Photo: Andy Malcolm (24)

Yoke from Garburn Pass

Yoke from Garburn Pass

Photo: David Mulvey (6)

Small Water and Haweswater from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water and Haweswater from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: William Ringwood (28)

Rampsgill Head from The Knott summit

Rampsgill Head from The Knott summit

Photo: Robert Hall (21)

Haweswater Reservoir near Mardale Head

Haweswater Reservoir near Mardale Head

Photo: Phillip Houlton (2)

Smardale Bridge over Scadale Beck en-route from Newbiggin on Lune to Kirkby Stephen

Smardale Bridge over Scadale Beck en-route from Newbiggin on Lune to Kirkby Stephen

Photo: Christine Shepherd (48)

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (62)

Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Photo: Ivor Bennett (8)

High Street from Mardale Ill Bell

High Street from Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: Phillip Houlton (15)


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