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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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 (2759ft). Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (28th highest in England, 54th 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) (33rd highest in England, 63rd 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:


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89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


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

In no particular order . . .

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Red Pike (Wasdale) from the cairn on Dore Head

Red Pike (Wasdale) from the cairn on Dore Head

Photo: David Connolly (39)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Yewbarrow (now conquered!) from the road to the  National Trust Camp Site at Wasdale where we were staying

Yewbarrow (now conquered!) from the road to the National Trust Camp Site at Wasdale where we were staying

Photo: Kerin Thorpe (2)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Ennerdale Water from Steeple

Ennerdale Water from Steeple

Photo: Wayne Hill (10)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Ennerdale from the summit of Haycock during a break in the mist

Ennerdale from the summit of Haycock during a break in the mist

Photo: Steven Mostyn (19)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Photo: Wayne Hill (28)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (8)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Wasdale

Wasdale

Photo: Mick Coxon (14)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (1)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (69)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

Photo: Ian Mansell (13)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - 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)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - *Steeple

*Steeple

Photo: Wayne Hill (9)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Snow capping Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) Lingmell and Scafell Pike surround Wast Water from near Overbeck Bridge, Wasdale

Snow capping Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) Lingmell and Scafell Pike surround Wast Water from near Overbeck Bridge, Wasdale

Photo: Bob Ferguson (87)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Photo: Alan Wainwright (73)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Photo: James Brennan (6)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - 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)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Blooming Heather on Yewbarrow with Wast Water below

Blooming Heather on Yewbarrow with Wast Water below

Photo: Wayne Hill (33)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - Steeple from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Steeple from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Photo: David Connolly (35)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - *Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

*Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (19)

Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale - 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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