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) and an English Marilyn (11th highest in England, 345th highest in the UK). The summit of High Street is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, a 306km (190 miles) linear footpath connecting St Bees in Cumbria, England with Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, England. Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk is waymarked by the occasional sign. For more walks that include a section of this trail see Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk.

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 . . .

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Dudderwick and Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head car park in the snow

Dudderwick and Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head car park in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (79)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - On the summit of High Raise (Langdale)

On the summit of High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (847)

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

High Street (behind the tree). Straits of Riggindale, Head of Riggindale Beck and Kidsty Pike from Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Mike Knipe (73)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - High Street summit

High Street summit

Photo: William Ringwood (50)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - My wife Terry and two youngest daughters Emily & Elizabeth on their 1st Wainwright (High Street) taken on a Bank Holiday Sunday a couple of years ago

My wife Terry and two youngest daughters Emily & Elizabeth on their 1st Wainwright (High Street) taken on a Bank Holiday Sunday a couple of years ago

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (3)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Wether Hill summit

Wether Hill summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (21)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - A break in the wall offers this view down towards Hartsop from the Straits of Riggindale

A break in the wall offers this view down towards Hartsop from the Straits of Riggindale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (234)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Photo: Robert Hall (24)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from the lower slopes of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from the lower slopes of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: Peter Marsh (2)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Small Water with Rough Crag (Riggindale) beyond from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water with Rough Crag (Riggindale) beyond from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Phillip Houlton (19)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Harter Fell, Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir

Harter Fell, Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (3)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Photo: Ivor Bennett (8)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Haweswater Reservoir from The Rigg

Haweswater Reservoir from The Rigg

Photo: Phillip Houlton (5)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Blea Water from High Street

Blea Water from High Street

Photo: William Ringwood (49)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Small Water and Haweswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water and Haweswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Phillip Houlton (17)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - 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)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Kidsty Pike from Straits of Riggindale

Kidsty Pike from Straits of Riggindale

Photo: David Hayter (112)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Kidsty Pike summit cairn

Kidsty Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (460)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Robert Hall (23)

Walk c114 High Street from Mardale Head - Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Rowantreethwaite Beck

Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Rowantreethwaite Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (238)


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