Walk c160 Pillar from Gatesgarth, Buttermere

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Route outline for walk c160:

- Buttermere  -   Gatesgarth  -   Peggy's Bridge  -   Scarth Gap Pass  -   Scarth Gap  -   Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel)  -   Black Sail Pass  -   Looking Stead (Pillar). High Level Route  -   Robinson's Cairn  -   Pillar  -   Wind Gap  -   Black Crag (Pillar)  -   High Beck  -   Ennerdale  -   Scarth Gap Pass  -   Peggy's Bridge  -   Gatescarth  -   Buttermere.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttalls
2
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 Pillar at 892m (2928ft). Pillar is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (11th highest in England, 29th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 8). Pillar is also known as an English Nuttall (13th in England, 33rd in England & Wales). Pillar is classified as a Marilyn (6th highest in England, 248th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Black Crag (Pillar), 828m (2717ft). Black Crag (Pillar) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (31st highest in England, 60th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Black Crag (Pillar) is also known as an English Nuttall (38th in England, 70th in England & Wales).


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
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c160 Pillar from Gatesgarth, Buttermere

In no particular order . . .

Great Gable (left) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Black Sail Pass

Great Gable (left) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Swales (11)

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) from Steeple summit cairn

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) from Steeple summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (34)

Kirk Fell from the tarn above Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell from the tarn above Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (19)

Fleetwith Pike from Scarth Gap

Fleetwith Pike from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (12)

Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Photo: Rob Pullan (17)

High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Looking Stead (Pillar)

High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Looking Stead (Pillar)

Photo: David Connolly (18)

Rydal Water with Langdale Pikes beyond from High Sweden Coppice

Rydal Water with Langdale Pikes beyond from High Sweden Coppice

Photo: Andy Malcolm (13)

High Stile and High Crag from near Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel)

High Stile and High Crag from near Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel)

Photo: David Swales (8)

Binsey and Bassenthwaite Lake from (the lower slopes of) Sale Fell

Binsey and Bassenthwaite Lake from (the lower slopes of) Sale Fell

Photo: Stephen Collins (56)

Watendlath Tarn and High Tove from near Watendlath

Watendlath Tarn and High Tove from near Watendlath

Photo: Andy Jamieson (4)


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