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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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) (103rd highest in England, 170th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 87). Bowscale Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (130th highest in England, 215th highest in England & Wales). The summit of Bowscale Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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 (149th highest in England, 251st 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) Souther Fell is pronounced 'Sue_Ter Fell'. The summit of Souther Fell is marked by a cairn..


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale

In no particular order . . .

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Mungrisdale from the lower slopes of Souther Fell

Mungrisdale from the lower slopes of Souther Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (106)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Mungrisdale from Bowscale Fell

Mungrisdale from Bowscale Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (142)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Bannerdale View Cottage, Mungrisdale

Bannerdale View Cottage, Mungrisdale

Photo: Chris Haselden (15)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Early morning looking west from road to Mungrisdale

Early morning looking west from road to Mungrisdale

Photo: David Wright (267)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Bannerdale from between The Tongue and the sunlit east ridge of Bannerdale Crags

Bannerdale from between The Tongue and the sunlit east ridge of Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (249)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Bowscale Fell from Bannerdale Crags

Bowscale Fell from Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Alan Wainwright (140)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Bannerdale Crags summit cairn

Bannerdale Crags summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (139)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Blencathra from Bannerdale Crags

Blencathra from Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Chris Haselden (17)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Bannerdale Crags summit cairn with Blencathra beyond

Bannerdale Crags summit cairn with Blencathra beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (506)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Bannerdale Crags from Bowscale Fell

Bannerdale Crags from Bowscale Fell

Photo: Mike Knipe (209)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Blencathra from Bannerdale Crags

Blencathra from Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Chris Haselden (16)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Bowscale Fell summit

Bowscale Fell summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (469)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - View from the top of Bannerdale Crags

View from the top of Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Alan Wainwright (138)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Bannerdale Crags (mid-ground) and Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Souther Fell

Bannerdale Crags (mid-ground) and Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Souther Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (107)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Bruce on Souther Fell Summit

Bruce on Souther Fell Summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (68)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Skye (my fellow walker) on Bannerdale Crags in the snow

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

Photo: Peter Sykes (2)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Bowscale Fell summit cairn

Bowscale Fell summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (141)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - 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)

Walk c122 Bowscale Fell from Mungrisdale - Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) from Bannerdale Crags

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) from Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Richard Nicholls (58)


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