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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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 highest in England, 63rd highest in England & Wales). The summit of Crag Hill (Eel Crag) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Grisedale Pike at 791m (2596ft). Grisedale Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (48th highest in England, 86th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 40). Grisedale Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (57th highest in England, 105th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (16th highest in England, 410th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Sail (Derwent Fells) at 773m (2537ft). Sail (Derwent Fells) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (57th highest in England, 99th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 50). Sail (Derwent Fells) is also known as an English Nuttall (71st highest in England, 123rd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

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

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Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - 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)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Grasmoor from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Grasmoor from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (6)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - 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)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Sleet How (left), Outerside and Barrow (Newlands) (centre) and Causey Pike (right) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

Sleet How (left), Outerside and Barrow (Newlands) (centre) and Causey Pike (right) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

Photo: Julie Graham (8)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Grisedale Pike from Sand Hill

Grisedale Pike from Sand Hill

Photo: Julie Graham (4)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Robinson from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Robinson from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: William Ringwood (24)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Hopegill Head and Sand Hill from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Hopegill Head and Sand Hill from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (8)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Gasgale Gill (bottom left), Whin Ben, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) and Whiteside (Crummock) from Sand Hill

Gasgale Gill (bottom left), Whin Ben, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) and Whiteside (Crummock) from Sand Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (657)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Braithwaite, Keswick and Derwent Water from Grisedale Pike

Braithwaite, Keswick and Derwent Water from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (2)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Blencathra (or Saddleback) and Keswick (distance) & Outerside and Stile End (foreground) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Blencathra (or Saddleback) and Keswick (distance) & Outerside and Stile End (foreground) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (11)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Sail and Causey Pike (foreground) & The Central Fells - Bleaberry Fell, High Seat and High Tove from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Sail and Causey Pike (foreground) & The Central Fells - Bleaberry Fell, High Seat and High Tove from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (12)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - 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)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - On the summit of Grisedale Pike

On the summit of Grisedale Pike

Photo: Anthony Bell (1)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Nick Grundy (2)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (21)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (295)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Stile End, Outerside and Causey Pike from Sleet How

Stile End, Outerside and Causey Pike from Sleet How

Photo: Nick Grundy (1)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (68)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Photo: Carol Bizzell (1)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - 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)


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