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

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 in England, 62nd in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Red Pike (Wasdale), 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 in England, 73rd in England & Wales).

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

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


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 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 . . .

The Scafell massif from Middle Fell (Wasdale)

The Scafell massif from Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (57)

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (5)

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)

Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Photo: Alan Wainwright (56)

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (66)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (3)

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre in cloud), Lingmell and the shoulder or Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre in cloud), Lingmell and the shoulder or Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (104)

Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Photo: James Brennan (6)

The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

Photo: Ian Mansell (13)

Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell and Slightside from the summit of Yewbarrow

Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell and Slightside from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (7)


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