Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite

Superb high level route with great views


Route outline for walk c137:

- Braithwaite  -   Sleet How  -   Grisedale Pike  -   Hobcarton Crag  -   Hopegill Head  -   Sand Hill  -   Coldale Hause  -   Eel Crag  -   Crag Hill (Eel Crag)  -   Sail (Derwent Fells)  -   Long Comb  -   High Moss  -   Low Moss  -   Barrow Door  -   Braithwaite.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
6
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Crag Hill (Eel Crag) at 839m (2753ft). Crag Hill (Eel Crag) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (28th highest in England, 54th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 24). Crag Hill (Eel Crag) is also known as an English Nuttall (35th in England, 63rd in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Grisedale Pike, 791m (2596ft). Grisedale Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (48th highest in England, 87th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 40). Grisedale Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (57th in England, 105th in England & Wales). Grisedale Pike is classified as a Marilyn (16th highest in England, 408th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Sail (Derwent Fells), 773m (2537ft). Sail (Derwent Fells) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (57th highest in England, 100th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 50). Sail (Derwent Fells) is also known as an English Nuttall (71st in England, 123rd in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Hopegill Head, 770m (2527ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (59th Eng, 103rd in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 52) and an English Nuttall (73rd Eng, 126th Eng & Wal); Sand Hill 756m (2481ft) - an English Nuttall (82nd Eng, 141st Eng & Wal) and Hobcarton Crag 739m (2425ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (74th Eng, 130th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (92nd Eng, 159th 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 Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite

In no particular order . . .

The Western Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

The Western Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (14)

The snow covered Southern Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

The snow covered Southern Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (13)

Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock) and Gasgale Crags from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock) and Gasgale Crags from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (7)

Grizedale Pike from Sleet How

Grizedale Pike from Sleet How

Photo: Rob Barklamb (47)

Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head

Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (66)

The top of Hobcarton Crag and Grisdale Pike from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

The top of Hobcarton Crag and Grisdale Pike from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (9)

Braithwaite, Keswick and Derwent Water from Grisedale Pike

Braithwaite, Keswick and Derwent Water from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (2)

South East from Grisedale Pike summit

South East from Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Julie Graham (6)

Whiteless Pike from above Wandope

Whiteless Pike from above Wandope

Photo: William Ringwood (57)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: David Hayter (48)


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