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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Pillar at 892m (2928ft). Pillar is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (11th highest in England, 29th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 8). Pillar is also known as a English Nuttall (13th highest in England, 33rd highest in England & Wales). Pillar is also classified as a English Marilyn (6th highest in England, 249th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Black Crag (Pillar) at 828m (2717ft). Black Crag (Pillar) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (31st highest in England, 60th highest in England & Wales). Black Crag (Pillar) is also known as an English Nuttall (38th highest in England, 70th highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

Bryn-Eglwys Quarry

Bryn-Eglwys Quarry

Photo: Carlton Edwards (9)

The Edge of Crag Wood at Buttermere's South Eastern shore

The Edge of Crag Wood at Buttermere's South Eastern shore

Photo: Andy Malcolm (158)

The view from Colley Hill in winter

The view from Colley Hill in winter

Photo: Karen Smith (1)

Views from Long Crag

Views from Long Crag

Photo: Mark Donnison (17)

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Photo: Renata Edge (1)

Frozen Quarry at the top of the Bloody Bridge River

Frozen Quarry at the top of the Bloody Bridge River

Photo: Colin McCourt (15)

The Packhorse Bridge over The River Derwent at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

The Packhorse Bridge over The River Derwent at the northern end of Howden Reservoir

Photo: Bob Ferguson (20)

The 'easier' path on the north side of Striding Edge

The 'easier' path on the north side of Striding Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (29)

Hill House summit trig point

Hill House summit trig point

Photo: James Gray (10)

Arkleton Hill summit

Arkleton Hill summit

Photo: Ian Leighton (63)


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