Walk c134 Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill from Howtown

Fine views from less visited fells


Route outline for walk c134:

Howtown  -  Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)  -  Wether Hill  -  Keasgill Head  -  Loadpot Hill  -  Bonscale Pike  -  Swarthbeck Gill  -  Howtown.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Loadpot Hill at 671m (2202ft). Loadpot Hill is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (127th highest in England, 213th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 102). Loadpot Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (169th highest in England, 283rd highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Wether Hill at 670m (2199ft). Wether Hill is classified as an Wainwright (No. 103). Wether Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (170th highest in England, 284th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Bonscale Pike at 524m (1720ft). Bonscale Pike is classified as an Wainwright (No. 162).

Along the way you will also bag Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) at 432m (1418ft). Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 195) .

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c134 Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill from Howtown

In no particular order . . .

Loadpot Hill Trig Point in thick weather!

Loadpot Hill Trig Point in thick weather!

Photo: Matt Delemare (20)

Swarthbeck Gill from Ullswater

Swarthbeck Gill from Ullswater

Photo: Matt Delemare (14)

Cairn on the North end of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) ridge

Cairn on the North end of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) ridge

Photo: Matt Delemare (24)

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) summit

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (23)

On top of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

On top of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Photo: Keith Evans (2)

Bonscale Pike with Bonscale Tower beyond

Bonscale Pike with Bonscale Tower beyond

Photo: Matt Delemare (19)

Howtown and Ullswater from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Howtown and Ullswater from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Photo: Matt Delemare (25)

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) from the South

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) from the South

Photo: Matt Delemare (22)

The ridge path between Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill

The ridge path between Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill

Photo: David Baines (20)

*Beda Head (Beda Fell) with Place Fell beyond (left), Ullswater and Hallin Fell (right) from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

*Beda Head (Beda Fell) with Place Fell beyond (left), Ullswater and Hallin Fell (right) from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (83)


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