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

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, 214th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 102). Loadpot Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (169th in England, 283rd in England & Wales).

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

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

Along the way you will also bag Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa), 432m (1418ft) - a Wainwright (No. 195).


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 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 . . .

Me beside Loadpot Hill summit cairn

Me beside Loadpot Hill summit cairn

Photo: David Baines (19)

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) from the South

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) from the South

Photo: Matt Delemare (22)

Robinson towering above Honister Pass from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Robinson towering above Honister Pass from the lower slopes of Grey Knotts

Photo: Matt Delemare (26)

Swarthbeck Gill from Ullswater

Swarthbeck Gill from Ullswater

Photo: Matt Delemare (14)

Loadpot Hill Trig Point in thick weather!

Loadpot Hill Trig Point in thick weather!

Photo: Matt Delemare (20)

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

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

Photo: Matt Delemare (24)

Brothers Water from Middle Dodd

Brothers Water from Middle Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (84)

Route up to Grisedale Pike via Sleet How starting from Braithwaite

Route up to Grisedale Pike via Sleet How starting from Braithwaite

Photo: Keith Evans (3)

Ullswater from Whinney Crag near Arthur's Pike

Ullswater from Whinney Crag near Arthur's Pike

Photo: Matt Delemare (15)

*Ullswater from Bonscale Pike

*Ullswater from Bonscale Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (82)


. . . load all 19 walk photos from Walk c134 Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill from Howtown


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