Walk c128 The Hayswater Round from Hartsop

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Route outline for walk c128:

Cow Bridge  -  Brothers Water  -  Hartsop  -  Hartsop Dodd  -  Caudale Moor  -  Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)  -  Caudale Head  -  Stony Cove Pike  -  Threshthwaite Mouth  -  Thornthwaite Crag  -  High Street  -  Straits of Riggindale  -  Rampsgill Head  -  Kidsty Pike  -  High Raise (Mardale)  -  The Knott  -  Hayeswater Reservoir  -  Hayeswater Gill  -  Hartsop  -  Cow Bridge  -  Brothers Water.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
8
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
7
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Street at 828m (2717ft). High Street is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (30th highest in England, 59th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 25). High Street is also known as a English Nuttall (37th highest in England, 69th highest in England & Wales). High Street is also classified as a English Marilyn (11th highest in England, 345th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of High Raise (Mardale) at 802m (2632ft). High Raise (Mardale) is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (40th highest in England, 75th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 31). High Raise (Mardale) is also known as a 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (46th highest in England, 84th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 39). Rampsgill Head is also known as a English Nuttall (55th highest in England, 103rd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Thornthwaite Crag at 784m (2573ft). Thornthwaite Crag is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (52nd highest in England, 91st highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 44) and a English Nuttall (62nd highest in England, 111th highest in England & Wales); Kidsty Pike at 780m (2560ft). Kidsty Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 46) and a English Nuttall (64th highest in England, 115th highest in England & Wales); Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) at 763m (2504ft). In Alfred Wainwright's 'Book Two - The Far Eastern Fells' the chapter for Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is entitled simply 'Caudale Moor'.

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (63rd England, 108th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 55), a English Nuttall (77th highest in England, 132nd highest in England & Wales); The Knott at 739m (2425ft). The Knott is classified as a Wainwright (No. 66) ; Hartsop Dodd at 618m (2028ft). Hartsop Dodd is classified as a Wainwright (No. 126) and a English Nuttall (238th highest in England, 414th highest 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 c128 The Hayswater Round from Hartsop

In no particular order . . .

High Hartsop Dodd from Brothers Water

High Hartsop Dodd from Brothers Water

Photo: David Hayter (59)

Hartsop village from Hartsop Dodd

Hartsop village from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Philip Butler (6)

Patterdale from Hartsop Dodd

Patterdale from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Ivor Bennett (14)

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield from Hartsop Dodd

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Ivor Bennett (15)

Knott & Rest Dodd from the Straits of Riggindale

Knott & Rest Dodd from the Straits of Riggindale

Photo: William Ringwood (63)

Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Thornthwaite Crag across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Thornthwaite Crag across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Photo: Paul Johnson (15)

Ullswater and Place Fell from snowy Hartsop Dodd

Ullswater and Place Fell from snowy Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Chris Haselden (43)

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Photo: Matt Delemare (6)

Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: Ivor Bennett (16)

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick from High Street

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick from High Street

Photo: Phillip Houlton (14)

Hartsop and Ullswater beyond from Hartsop Dodd

Hartsop and Ullswater beyond from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Wayne Hill (72)

Looking West from the summit of High Street

Looking West from the summit of High Street

Photo: Jason Greenall (1)

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (122)

Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Kidsty Pike

Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Kidsty Pike

Photo: Robert Hall (25)

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and Thornthwaite Crag from Hartsop

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and Thornthwaite Crag from Hartsop

Photo: Wayne Hill (73)

Brothers Water

Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (174)

Ullswater, Place Fell (right - distance) and <br>Hartsop Dodd (right - mid-distance) from Caudale Head

Ullswater, Place Fell (right - distance) and
Hartsop Dodd (right - mid-distance) from Caudale Head

Photo: Chris Trueman (2)

Rampsgill Head summit

Rampsgill Head summit

Photo: Robert Hall (22)

High Street from Thornthwaite Crag

High Street from Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: William Ringwood (62)

High Raise (Mardale) summit cairn

High Raise (Mardale) summit cairn

Photo: Robert Hall (26)

Early Morning Mist nr Hartsop Village with The Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell in the background

Early Morning Mist nr Hartsop Village with The Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell in the background

Photo: Chris Haselden (8)

On Kidsty Pike

On Kidsty Pike

Photo: Dave Ditchburn (1)

Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Photo: Robert Hall (24)

Rampsgill Head from The Knott summit

Rampsgill Head from The Knott summit

Photo: Robert Hall (21)

Troutbeck from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Troutbeck from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: Ivor Bennett (17)

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)

Hartsop Dodd summit cairn

Hartsop Dodd summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (551)

Blea Water from High Street

Blea Water from High Street

Photo: William Ringwood (49)

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)

Kidsty Pike summit cairn

Kidsty Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (460)

Approaching Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Approaching Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Paul Holroyd (8)

High Street summit

High Street summit

Photo: Phillip Houlton (13)

Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Robert Hall (23)

High Street summit

High Street summit

Photo: William Ringwood (50)

Hartsopp Dodd from the shores of Brothers Water

Hartsopp Dodd from the shores of Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (26)

Thornthwaite Crag & High Street from below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Thornthwaite Crag & High Street from below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: William Ringwood (61)

A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow

A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (90)

Kidsty Pike from Straits of Riggindale

Kidsty Pike from Straits of Riggindale

Photo: David Hayter (112)

Rough Crag (Riggindale) from High Street

Rough Crag (Riggindale) from High Street

Photo: William Ringwood (48)

Place Fell from a very snowy Threshthwaite Mouth

Place Fell from a very snowy Threshthwaite Mouth

Photo: Chris Haselden (42)

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)

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)

On Kidsty Pike summit in mist

On Kidsty Pike summit in mist

Photo: Christine Shepherd (47)

Dovedale from Hartsop Dodd

Dovedale from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Ivor Bennett (12)

Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Photo: Andy Malcolm (22)

South toward The Kirkstone Pass from the shores of Brothers Water

South toward The Kirkstone Pass from the shores of Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (25)

*Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

*Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Photo: Andy Malcolm (25)

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (62)

Blea Tarn from High Street

Blea Tarn from High Street

Photo: Matt Delemare (7)

Hartsop Dodd from Hartsop

Hartsop Dodd from Hartsop

Photo: Ivor Bennett (11)

Brock Crags (left), The Knott and Gray Crag (right) from Hartsop Dodd

Brock Crags (left), The Knott and Gray Crag (right) from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Philip Butler (7)

Me on the summit of High Street in the snow

Me on the summit of High Street in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (89)

Brothers Water

Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (60)

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) from Hartsop Dodd

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: William Ringwood (60)

Hartsop Dodd across Brothers Water with Gray Crag (Hayeswater) (far left) and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (far right)

Hartsop Dodd across Brothers Water with Gray Crag (Hayeswater) (far left) and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (far right)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (43)

Angle Tarn Pikes, Place Fell and Hartsop from Hartsop Dodd

Angle Tarn Pikes, Place Fell and Hartsop from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Ivor Bennett (13)

High Street Summit

High Street Summit

Photo: William Ringwood (29)

High Raise and Raven Howe from Rampsgill Head

High Raise and Raven Howe from Rampsgill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (30)

The Nab (Martindale) from Rampsgill Head

The Nab (Martindale) from Rampsgill Head

Photo: David Hayter (113)

Brothers Water

Brothers Water

Photo: David Hayter (58)

*Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

*Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (61)

The summit cairn on Hartsop Dodd

The summit cairn on Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Christine Shepherd (513)

John, Andy and myself on High Street in the snow

John, Andy and myself on High Street in the snow

Photo: Richard Jennings (4)

Hartsop Village with Grey Crag towering beyond from the shores of Brothers Water

Hartsop Village with Grey Crag towering beyond from the shores of Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (24)

On the footbridge over Hayeswater Gill, Hayeswater Reservoir

On the footbridge over Hayeswater Gill, Hayeswater Reservoir

Photo: Peter Lloyd (5)

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: Ivor Bennett (10)

Looking up to a snowy Threshwaite Mouth from Brothers Water

Looking up to a snowy Threshwaite Mouth from Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (44)

View from Threshthwaite Crag below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) with the sun just breaking from behind Thorthwaite Crag

View from Threshthwaite Crag below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) with the sun just breaking from behind Thorthwaite Crag

Photo: Paul Johnson (19)

High Street summit Trig Point

High Street summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (518)

Cloud trapped by a temperature inversion clawing at the eastern slopes of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick as seen from Thornthwaite Crag

Cloud trapped by a temperature inversion clawing at the eastern slopes of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick as seen from Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: Paul Johnson (16)

The lower slopes of Hartsop Dodd (left), Caudale Head, The Kirkstone Pass and High Hartsop Dodd (right, behind the tree) reflected in Brothers Water in the snow

The lower slopes of Hartsop Dodd (left), Caudale Head, The Kirkstone Pass and High Hartsop Dodd (right, behind the tree) reflected in Brothers Water in the snow

Photo: Ray Bessant (2)

The large cairn on the High Raise (Mardale) summit)

The large cairn on the High Raise (Mardale) summit)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (480)


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