Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld

Blencathra's 'other' ridge


Route outline for walk c170:

Threlkeld  -  Gategill Farm  -  Hall's Fell  -  Hall's Fell Ridge  -  Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)  -  Gategill Fell Top  -  Knowe Crags (Blease Fell)  -  Threlkeld




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
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 Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) at 868m (2849ft). Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (16th highest in England, 38th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 14).

Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (19th highest in England, 44th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (8th highest in England, 285th highest in the UK).

The summit of Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Gategill Fell Top at 852m (2796ft). Gategill Fell Top is also known as an English Nuttall (27th highest in England, 54th highest in England & Wales).


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld

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Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Skiddaw from Hallsfell Top, Blencathra or Saddleback

Skiddaw from Hallsfell Top, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (133)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Atkinson Pike and the top of Sharp Edge from Hallsfell Top summit cairn, Blencathra or Saddleback

Atkinson Pike and the top of Sharp Edge from Hallsfell Top summit cairn, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (131)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Icicles on the C2C between Threlkeld and Keswick

Icicles on the C2C between Threlkeld and Keswick

Photo: Glenn Philpott (4)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (126)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld -  Blencathra from Threlkeld

Blencathra from Threlkeld

Photo: Chris Newton (1)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Clough Head and The Dodds from Blencathra (or Saddleback).

Clough Head and The Dodds from Blencathra (or Saddleback).

Photo: Liz Halpin (6)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Mungrisdale Common from Blencathra

Mungrisdale Common from Blencathra

Photo: David Hayter (299)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Derwent Water from a snowy Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Derwent Water from a snowy Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Andy Brown (2)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Hallsfell Top

Hallsfell Top

Photo: Alan Wainwright (132)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Knowe Crags and The Blencathra or Saddleback Ridge from Hallsfell Top

Knowe Crags and The Blencathra or Saddleback Ridge from Hallsfell Top

Photo: Alan Wainwright (125)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Skiddaw from Hallsfell Top summit cairn, Blencathra or Saddleback

Skiddaw from Hallsfell Top summit cairn, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (130)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Andy Brown on Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Andy Brown on Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Andy Brown (6)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Hallsfell Top, Blencathra

Hallsfell Top, Blencathra

Photo: David Hayter (298)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Sharp Edge from Foul Crag, Blencathra or Saddleback

Sharp Edge from Foul Crag, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (136)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - *Skiddaw from Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) with the Solway Firth in the distance

*Skiddaw from Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) with the Solway Firth in the distance

Photo: Wayne Hill (57)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - On Blencathra

On Blencathra

Photo: Roo Butler (2)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Derwent Water from Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) in the Snow

Derwent Water from Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) in the Snow

Photo: Andy Brown (5)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Sharp Edge from Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Sharp Edge from Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (14)

Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld - Blencathra March 2012

Blencathra March 2012

Photo: Pat McHugh (1)


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