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 . . .

Kidsty Pike from Straits of Riggindale

Kidsty Pike from Straits of Riggindale

Photo: David Hayter (112)

High Street, The Rigg and Rough Crag (Riggindale) across Haweswater Reservoir

High Street, The Rigg and Rough Crag (Riggindale) across Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (22)

Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Matt Delemare (8)

Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Photo: Robert Hall (24)

Small Water

Small Water

Photo: William Ringwood (27)

Mellbreak

Mellbreak

Photo: David Hayter (114)

Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill (right), Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) from Rampsgill Head

Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill (right), Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (235)

Skye (my fellow walker) on Bannerdale Crags in the snow

Skye (my fellow walker) on Bannerdale Crags in the snow

Photo: Peter Sykes (2)

West from Mardale Ill Bell

West from Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: David Mulvey (7)

Me on Mardale Ill Bell summit

Me on Mardale Ill Bell summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (464)


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