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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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 highest in England, 105th highest in England & Wales). Grisedale Pike is also classified as an English Marilyn (16th highest in England, 408th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Hopegill Head at 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 highest in England, 126th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Hobcarton Crag at 739m (2425ft). Hobcarton Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (74th highest in England, 130th highest in England & Wales). Hobcarton Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (92nd highest in England, 159th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Ladyside Pike at 703m (2307ft). Ladyside Pike is known as an English Nuttall (129th highest in England, 214th highest in England & Wales) ; Hobcarton End at 634m (2081ft). Hobcarton End is known as an English Nuttall (212th highest in England, 366th 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 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 . . .

Hopegill Head summit cairn

Hopegill Head summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (64)

Sculpture outside Whinlatter Forest Park Visitors Centre

Sculpture outside Whinlatter Forest Park Visitors Centre

Photo: Alan Wainwright (144)

A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (295)

Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (293)

Comb Beck in Whinlatter Forest

Comb Beck in Whinlatter Forest

Photo: David Hayter (227)

South East from Grisedale Pike summit

South East from Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Julie Graham (6)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Photo: Carol Bizzell (1)

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (21)

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (5)


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