Walk c177 Baystones and Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

Popular Ambleside 'quickie'


Route outline for walk c177:

Ambleside  -  Stockghyll Force  -  Wansfell Pike  -  Baystones (Wansfell)  -  The Hundreds  -  Nanny Lane  -  Troutbeck  -  Robin Lane  -  High Skelghyll Farm  -  Skelghyll Wood  -  Jenkin Crag  -  Ambleside.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Baystones (Wansfell) at 488m (1601ft). Baystones (Wansfell) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 177).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Wansfell Pike at 482m (1582ft). Wansfell Pike is known as a Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Map:

OS Explorer Map OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c177 Baystones and Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

In no particular order . . .

Windermere from Wansfell Pike

Windermere from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Brett Dukes (1)

Nanny Lane, Troutbeck

Nanny Lane, Troutbeck

Photo: David Hayter (295)

Farne Islands, Blackrocks Point, Bamburgh Lighthouse and Harkess Rocks from near Budle Point

Farne Islands, Blackrocks Point, Bamburgh Lighthouse and Harkess Rocks from near Budle Point

Photo: Steve Clements (5)

Troutbeck Village

Troutbeck Village

Photo: David Hayter (293)

Southern Snowdonia from near Penmachno

Southern Snowdonia from near Penmachno

Photo: Bill Brown (13)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Art Howe (1)

My daughter on Wansfell Pike

My daughter on Wansfell Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (1)

Moss covered wall in Robin Lane nr Troutbeck

Moss covered wall in Robin Lane nr Troutbeck

Photo: Wayne Hill (85)

Windermere from Skelghyll Wood

Windermere from Skelghyll Wood

Photo: David Hayter (292)

Winderemere reaching into the town of Ambleside (and cutting it off) from Wansfell Pike

Winderemere reaching into the town of Ambleside (and cutting it off) from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Peter Hall (4)

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

On the summit of Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Danny Young (6)

Beautiful Wharfedale

Beautiful Wharfedale

Photo: Philip Hemsworth (2)

Thornwick Bay, Flamborough Head

Thornwick Bay, Flamborough Head

Photo: Roy Blunt (8)

My Auntie Eunice halfway up Wansfell Pike on our holiday

My Auntie Eunice halfway up Wansfell Pike on our holiday

Photo: Adrian Sales (1)

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Setmurthy Common (Watch Hill) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (587)

Looking north to Baystones with Thornthwaite Crag (left) and Ill Bell (centre) beyond from Wansfell Pike as the sun catches a passing shower

Looking north to Baystones with Thornthwaite Crag (left) and Ill Bell (centre) beyond from Wansfell Pike as the sun catches a passing shower

Photo: Andy Malcolm (74)

Near Troutbeck

Near Troutbeck

Photo: Ian Mansell (8)

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (72)

*Ambleside from the upper slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

*Ambleside from the upper slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (88)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (87)

Carn Mor Dearg from Carn Dearg Meadhonach (Carn Mor Dearg)

Carn Mor Dearg from Carn Dearg Meadhonach (Carn Mor Dearg)

Photo: Neil Bennett (2)

Keskadale Farm from Knott Rigg

Keskadale Farm from Knott Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (92)

Stockghyll Force on the way up to Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

Stockghyll Force on the way up to Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

Photo: Peter Hall (3)

The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

Photo: Wayne Hill (86)

Mynydd Moel from the clapper bridge over Nant Cadair

Mynydd Moel from the clapper bridge over Nant Cadair

Photo: Gerald Murphy (56)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Photo: Jimmy Wakefield (4)

Fairfield and Red Screes from Wansfell Pike

Fairfield and Red Screes from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (4)

Windermere (with Blenham Tarn far right) from Baystones (Wansfell)

Windermere (with Blenham Tarn far right) from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Art Howe (2)

Troutbeck Church

Troutbeck Church

Photo: Ian Goulden (1)

Windermere from Baystones (Wansfell)

Windermere from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (84)

Wansfell Pike from Baystones (Wansfell) summit

Wansfell Pike from Baystones (Wansfell) summit

Photo: David Hayter (296)

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

Photo: David Hayter (294)

Looking up to the summit of Wansfell Pike

Looking up to the summit of Wansfell Pike

Photo: Peter Hall (5)

Baystones (Wansfell) from Wansfell Pike summit

Baystones (Wansfell) from Wansfell Pike summit

Photo: David Hayter (297)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c177 Baystones and Wansfell Pike from Ambleside


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