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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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) (29th highest in England, 55th 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, 87th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 40). Grisedale Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (57th highest in England, 106th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (16th highest in England, 410th highest in the UK). The summit of Grisedale Pike is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of Sail (Derwent Fells) at 773m (2536ft). Sail (Derwent Fells) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (59th highest in England, 101st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 50). Sail (Derwent Fells) is also known as an English Nuttall (73rd highest in England, 125th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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

In no particular order . . .

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (293)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Approaching Grisedale Pike

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (5)

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 - Grizedale Pike from Sleet How

Grizedale Pike from Sleet How

Photo: Rob Barklamb (47)

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 - Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (291)

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

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (7)

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 - Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (67)

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

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

Photo: Peter Dryden (14)

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 - 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 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 - 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 - 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 - Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Photo: William Ringwood (23)

Walk c137 The Coldale Round from Braithwaite - Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head from Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head from Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

Photo: Julie Graham (3)


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