Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale

Quieter alternative to crowded Blencathra


Route outline for walk c122:

Mungrisdale  -  Souther Fell  -  River Glendermackin  -  Bannerdale Crags  -  Bowscale Fell  -  Mungrisdale.



Sue_Ter Fell

The summit of Souther Fell is marked by marked by a cairn.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Bowscale Fell at 702m (2304ft). Bowscale Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (104th highest in England, 171st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 87). Bowscale Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (132nd highest in England, 217th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Bannerdale Crags at 683m (2242ft). Bannerdale Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (113th highest in England, 192nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 97). Bannerdale Crags is also known as an English Nuttall (150th highest in England, 250th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Souther Fell at 522m (1713ft). Souther Fell is classified as an Wainwright (No. 164). Souther Fell is also known as an English Dewey (133rd highest in England, 303rd in England & Wales)

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 c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale

In no particular order . . .

Bannerdale View Cottage, Mungrisdale

Bannerdale View Cottage, Mungrisdale

Photo: Chris Haselden (15)

Blencathra (or Saddleback) (centre left distance) behind Atkinson Pike (centre right) with Sharp Edge prominent (mid left) from an unfamiliar viewpoint on Bowscale Fell

Blencathra (or Saddleback) (centre left distance) behind Atkinson Pike (centre right) with Sharp Edge prominent (mid left) from an unfamiliar viewpoint on Bowscale Fell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (55)

Bannerdale Crags summit cairn with Blencathra beyond

Bannerdale Crags summit cairn with Blencathra beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (506)

Bowscale Fell across the summit rim of Bannerdale Crags

Bowscale Fell across the summit rim of Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (248)

Bowscale Fell summit

Bowscale Fell summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (469)

Bowscale Fell from Bannerdale Crags

Bowscale Fell from Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Alan Wainwright (140)

Early morning looking west from road to Mungrisdale

Early morning looking west from road to Mungrisdale

Photo: David Wright (267)

View from the top of Bannerdale Crags

View from the top of Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Alan Wainwright (138)

Mungrisdale from Bowscale Fell

Mungrisdale from Bowscale Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (142)

Souther Fell summit cairn with Blencathra (or Saddleback) (distance) and Bannerdale Crags in the background

Souther Fell summit cairn with Blencathra (or Saddleback) (distance) and Bannerdale Crags in the background

Photo: Alan Wainwright (108)


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