Walk c169 Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head from Whinlatter Forest

Alternative route to Grisedale Pike


Route outline for walk c169:

- Revelin Moss  -   Whinlatter Forest Park  -   Hobcarton End  -   Grisedale Pike  -   Hobcarton Crag  -   Hopegill Head  -   Ladyside Pike  -   Swinside Plantation  -   Whinlatter Pass  -   Hobcarton Plantation  -   Revelin Moss.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
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 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 in England, 105th in England & Wales). Grisedale Pike is classified as a Marilyn (16th highest in England, 408th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Hopegill Head, 770m (2527ft). Hopegill Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (59th highest in England, 103rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 52). Hopegill Head is also known as an English Nuttall (73rd in England, 126th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Hobcarton Crag, 739m (2425ft). Hobcarton Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (74th highest in England, 130th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Hobcarton Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (92nd in England, 159th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Ladyside Pike, 703m (2307ft) - an English Nuttall (129th Eng, 214th Eng & Wal) and Hobcarton End 634m (2081ft) - an English Nuttall (212th Eng, 366th 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 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 c169 Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head from Whinlatter Forest

In no particular order . . .

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Photo: Jayne Morriss (4)

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)

Path to The Bishop below Barf

Path to The Bishop below Barf

Photo: David Hayter (217)

Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How

Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How

Photo: Andy Malcolm (59)

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (5)

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

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

Photo: Julie Graham (3)

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (68)

Leaving Whinlatter Forest on route to Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) and Whinlatter (Brown How)

Leaving Whinlatter Forest on route to Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) and Whinlatter (Brown How)

Photo: David Hayter (225)

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (290)

Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (4)


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