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 . . .

*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)

Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance and then High Spy and Maiden Moor forming the ridge on the right from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance and then High Spy and Maiden Moor forming the ridge on the right from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (49)

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (3)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (1)

Watendlath from Great Crag

Watendlath from Great Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (109)

Steeple Summit

Steeple Summit

Photo: Wayne Hill (8)

Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Ian Mansell (2)

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes

Photo: Alan Wainwright (75)

Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) and  Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water in Wasdale

Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water in Wasdale

Photo: David Swales (5)

*Red Pike, Illgill Head, Scafell Pike and Scafell from Haycock

*Red Pike, Illgill Head, Scafell Pike and Scafell from Haycock

Photo: Wayne Hill (7)


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