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, 86th 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, 410th 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, 129th 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 . . .

On the summit of Grisedale Pike

On the summit of Grisedale Pike

Photo: Anthony Bell (1)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

Crummock Water and the Bishop of Barf from Whinlatter Forest Park

Crummock Water and the Bishop of Barf from Whinlatter Forest Park

Photo: Christine Shepherd (819)

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (5)

Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Photo: Carol Bizzell (1)

The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Nick Grundy (2)

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (68)

*Kettle Crag (left), Oxendale, The Band (centre - with Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott) (top left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (top right), Mickleden and The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike

*Kettle Crag (left), Oxendale, The Band (centre - with Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott) (top left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (top right), Mickleden and The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (58)

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)

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (7)


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