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 . . .

Ennerdale Water from Steeple

Ennerdale Water from Steeple

Photo: Wayne Hill (10)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (2)

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)

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) summit cairn with Steeple beyond

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) summit cairn with Steeple beyond

Photo: David Connolly (36)

Red Pike (Wasdale) from the cairn on Dore Head

Red Pike (Wasdale) from the cairn on Dore Head

Photo: David Connolly (39)

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (1)

The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

Photo: Ian Mansell (13)

*Red Pike, Pillar and Kirk Fell from Dore Head

*Red Pike, Pillar and Kirk Fell from Dore Head

Photo: Wayne Hill (25)

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)

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell and Red Pike (Wasdale) from the summit of Yewbarrow

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell and Red Pike (Wasdale) from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (4)

Great Gable and Lingmell from Yewbarrow (North Top) summit

Great Gable and Lingmell from Yewbarrow (North Top) summit

Photo: David Connolly (40)

Swirling mist clearing the ridge on Red Pike (Wasdale) from Steeple

Swirling mist clearing the ridge on Red Pike (Wasdale) from Steeple

Photo: Andy Malcolm (108)

Yewbarrow at sunrise from Wast Water

Yewbarrow at sunrise from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (163)

Yewbarrow with Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Lingmell beyond from Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Yewbarrow with Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Lingmell beyond from Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (71)

Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (69)

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)

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (66)

Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Wast Water

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (13)

Sunset on Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale

Sunset on Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale

Photo: Mick Fox (8)

Wasdale Head Hall Farm

Wasdale Head Hall Farm

Photo: Craig Carter (40)

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)

Packhorse Bridge over Mosedale Beck, Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Packhorse Bridge over Mosedale Beck, Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (18)

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)

Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Middle Fell (Wasdale) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (70)

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (3)

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell at sunset from Wasdale

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell at sunset from Wasdale

Photo: Craig Carter (23)

Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Photo: Alan Wainwright (73)

My Daughter & Son-in-law on top of Yewbarrow in the snow

My Daughter & Son-in-law on top of Yewbarrow in the snow

Photo: Michael Lee (1)

Wasdale

Wasdale

Photo: Mick Coxon (14)

Steeple Summit

Steeple Summit

Photo: Wayne Hill (8)

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)

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell and the shoulder of Scafell Pike from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell and the shoulder of Scafell Pike from Wast Water

Photo: Alan Wainwright (74)

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)

Wast Water and The Scafell Massif from the summit of Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Wast Water and The Scafell Massif from the summit of Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (68)

Mickledore at Sunset from Wasdale

Mickledore at Sunset from Wasdale

Photo: Craig Carter (27)

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) from Steeple summit cairn

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) from Steeple summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (34)

*Steeple

*Steeple

Photo: Wayne Hill (9)

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Seatallan summit trig point and cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (65)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (1)

Yewbarrow and Great Gable from Wast Water, Wasdale

Yewbarrow and Great Gable from Wast Water, Wasdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (26)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Blooming Heather on Yewbarrow with Wast Water below

Blooming Heather on Yewbarrow with Wast Water below

Photo: Wayne Hill (33)

*Illgill Head (left), Wast Water (centre) and Middle Fell (right) from Yewbarrow

*Illgill Head (left), Wast Water (centre) and Middle Fell (right) from Yewbarrow

Photo: Wayne Hill (24)

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)

Little Scoat Fell from the summit of Steeple

Little Scoat Fell from the summit of Steeple

Photo: Christine Shepherd (539)

The Scafell Massif from the summit of Haycock

The Scafell Massif from the summit of Haycock

Photo: Christine Shepherd (473)

Hester on Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Hester on Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (57)

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)

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (in cloud centre), Lingmell (centre right) and the Wast Water screes (right) reflected in Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (in cloud centre), Lingmell (centre right) and the Wast Water screes (right) reflected in Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (29)

*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)

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell above Wasdale Head from Yewbarrow

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell above Wasdale Head from Yewbarrow

Photo: David Connolly (43)

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)

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (5)

Lingmell (far right), Scafel Pike, Mickledore, Sca Fell and Illgill Head (centre right) from across Overbeck Bridge, Wast Water

Lingmell (far right), Scafel Pike, Mickledore, Sca Fell and Illgill Head (centre right) from across Overbeck Bridge, Wast Water

Photo: Alan Wainwright (78)

Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell from across Wast Water

Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell from across Wast Water

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (2)

Steeple from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Steeple from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Photo: David Connolly (35)

*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 (32)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (3)

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

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

Photo: Wayne Hill (7)

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) and Scafell Pike (far right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) and Scafell Pike (far right) from Wast Water

Photo: Peter Dryden (4)

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)

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) from Wast Water

Photo: Peter Dryden (3)

Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (49)

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)

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)

Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag and Kirk Fell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag and Kirk Fell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (5)

Red Pike (Wasdale) from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Red Pike (Wasdale) from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Photo: David Connolly (37)

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)

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Yewbarrow summit cairn

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Yewbarrow summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (41)

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes

Photo: Alan Wainwright (75)

Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Photo: Wayne Hill (28)

Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Photo: James Brennan (6)

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

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

Photo: Mick Coxon (15)

Yewbarrow Great Gable, Lingmell and Scafell Pike from Wast Water, Wasdale

Yewbarrow Great Gable, Lingmell and Scafell Pike from Wast Water, Wasdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (27)

Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Photo: David Connolly (42)

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Red Pike (Wasdale) summit cairn

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Red Pike (Wasdale) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (38)

Yewbarrow from Wasdale Head (near the campsite)

Yewbarrow from Wasdale Head (near the campsite)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (77)

Looking down Mosedale to Wasdale Head from Little Scoat Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale) on the right in shadow and the Scafell Massif (featuring Great End, Broad Crag, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) across the valley

Looking down Mosedale to Wasdale Head from Little Scoat Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale) on the right in shadow and the Scafell Massif (featuring Great End, Broad Crag, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) across the valley

Photo: Rob Barklamb (48)

Britain's Favourite View - Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Great End, Sca Fell and the shoulder of Illgill Head (far right) from Wast Water

Britain's Favourite View - Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Great End, Sca Fell and the shoulder of Illgill Head (far right) from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (242)

Haycock summit cairn during a break in the mist

Haycock summit cairn during a break in the mist

Photo: Steven Mostyn (18)

Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell above Wast Water from near Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell above Wast Water from near Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (67)

Rachael on the summit of Seatallan

Rachael on the summit of Seatallan

Photo: Nick Haigh (1)


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