Walk c139 Allen Crags, Glaramara and Seathwaite Fell from Seatoller, Borrowdale

Peak bagging heaven


Route outline for walk c139:

- Seatoller  -   Borrowdale  -   Big Stanger Gill  -   Hanging Haystack Crag  -   Alisongrass Crag  -   Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot)  -   Tarn At Leaves  -   Rosthwaite Cam (Rosthwaite Fell)  -   Dovenest Top  -   Combe Door Top  -   Combe Head  -   Glaramara  -   Looking Steads (Glaramara)  -   Red Beck Top  -   High House Tarn Top  -   Allen Crags  -   Sprinking Tarn  -   Seathwaite Fell (South Top)  -   Seathwaite Fell  -   Grains Gill  -   The Allerdale Ramble  -   Stockley Bridge  -   Seathwaite  -   Thornythwaite Farm  -   The River Derwent  -   Seatoller  -   Borrowdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
11
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Allen Crags at 785m (2576ft). Allen Crags is classified as an English Mountain(Hewitt) (51st highest in England, 91st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 42). Allen Crags is also known as an English Nuttall (60th in England, 109th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Glaramara, 783m (2569ft). Glaramara is classified as an English Mountain(Hewitt) (53rd highest in England, 94th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 45). Glaramara is also known as an English Nuttall (63rd in England, 113th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Looking Steads (Glaramara), 775m (2544ft). Looking Steads (Glaramara) is also known as an English Nuttall (69th in England, 121st in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Combe Head, 735m (2412ft) - an English Nuttall (97th Eng, 164th Eng & Wal); Red Beck Top 721m (2366ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (85th Eng, 147th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (107th Eng, 181st Eng & Wal); High House Tarn Top 684m (2245ft) - an English Nuttall (149th Eng, 248th Eng & Wal); Combe Door Top 676m (2219ft) - an English Nuttall (158th Eng, 267th Eng & Wal); Seathwaite Fell 632m (2074ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (159th Eng, 272nd in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 123) and an English Nuttall (216th Eng, 371st Eng & Wal); Dovenest Top 632m (2074ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (160th Eng, 273rd Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (217th Eng, 372nd Eng & Wal); Seathwaite Fell (South Top) 631m (2070ft) - an English Nuttall (218th Eng, 375th Eng & Wal); Rosthwaite Cam (Rosthwaite Fell) 612m (2008ft) - an English Nuttall (251st Eng, 436th Eng & Wal) and Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) 551m (1808ft) - a Wainwright (No. 148), and an English Dewey (67th in Eng, 154th 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 Maps OL4 & OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c139 Allen Crags, Glaramara and Seathwaite Fell from Seatoller, Borrowdale

In no particular order . . .

Borrowdale

Borrowdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (45)

Combe Head summit cairn

Combe Head summit cairn

Photo: John Antrobus (16)

Climbing Lining Crag towards Greenup Edge

Climbing Lining Crag towards Greenup Edge

Photo: Christine Shepherd (46)

Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) from above Hanging Haystack Crag

Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) from above Hanging Haystack Crag

Photo: John Antrobus (4)

Borrowdale featuring Rosthwaite and Stonethwaite from Hanging Haystack Crag

Borrowdale featuring Rosthwaite and Stonethwaite from Hanging Haystack Crag

Photo: John Antrobus (3)

Big Stanger Gill above Hanging Haystack Crag

Big Stanger Gill above Hanging Haystack Crag

Photo: John Antrobus (5)

Hanging Haystack Crag from Big Stanger Gill

Hanging Haystack Crag from Big Stanger Gill

Photo: John Antrobus (2)

Plaque at the bottom of Castle Crag

Plaque at the bottom of Castle Crag

Photo: Dave Phillips (2)

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Photo: Alan Sturges (3)

Glaramara summit cairn

Glaramara summit cairn

Photo: John Antrobus (17)


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