Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale

Superb mountain walk on less crowded fells


Route outline for walk c133:

Greendale Farm  -  Middle Fell (Wasdale)  -  Seatallan  -  Pots of Ashness  -  Gowder Crag  -  Haycock  -  Great Scoat Fell  -  Steeple  -  Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)  -  Red Pike (Wasdale)  -  Dore Head  -  Yewbarrow (North Top)  -  Yewbarrow  -  Bell Rib  -  Dropping Crag  -  Overbeck Bridge  -  Wast Water  -  Greendale Farm.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
7
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
7
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) at 841m (2760ft). Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (27th highest in England, 53rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 23). Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) is also known as an English Nuttall (34th highest in England, 62nd highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Red Pike (Wasdale) at 826m (2711ft). Red Pike (Wasdale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (32nd highest in England, 62nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 26). Red Pike (Wasdale) is also known as an English Nuttall (39th highest in England, 73rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Steeple at 819m (2688ft). Steeple is classified as an Wainwright (No. 28). Steeple is also known as an English Nuttall (41st highest in England, 77th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Haycock at 797m (2616ft). Haycock is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (43rd highest in England, 80th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 36) and an English Nuttall (51st highest in England, 96th highest in England & Wales) ; Seatallan at 692m (2271ft). Seatallan is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (109th England, 181st highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 94), an English Nuttall (144th highest in England, 235th highest in England & Wales) ; Yewbarrow at 627m (2057ft). Yewbarrow is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (162nd highest in England, 281st highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 124) and an English Nuttall (223rd highest in England, 386th highest in England & Wales) ; Yewbarrow (North Top) at 616m (2022ft). Yewbarrow (North Top) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (170th England, 298th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (241st highest in England, 419th highest in England & Wales) ; Middle Fell (Wasdale) at 582m (1910ft). Middle Fell (Wasdale) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 135), and an English Dewey (27th highest in England, 65th highest in England & Wales)..

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL4 & OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale

In no particular order . . .

Kirk Fell and Mosedale from Dore Head having just climbed up from Wasdale and heading for Yewbarrow

Kirk Fell and Mosedale from Dore Head having just climbed up from Wasdale and heading for Yewbarrow

Photo: Kerin Thorpe (1)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (3)

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre), Lingmell (right) and the lower slopes of Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre), Lingmell (right) and the lower slopes of Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (4)

The Wasdale Valley featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from near Westmorland Cairn on the summit of Great Gable

The Wasdale Valley featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from near Westmorland Cairn on the summit of Great Gable

Photo: Ian Mansell (14)

Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Photo: Alan Wainwright (73)

Haycock summit cairn during a break in the mist

Haycock summit cairn during a break in the mist

Photo: Steven Mostyn (18)

Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End and Lingmell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End and Lingmell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (6)

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Wast Water

Photo: Alan Wainwright (76)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Yewbarrow, Wasdale Head, Wast Water, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell, Illgill Head and Whin Rigg from below Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Yewbarrow, Wasdale Head, Wast Water, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell, Illgill Head and Whin Rigg from below Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (72)


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