Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale

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Route outline for walk c191:

Mungrisdale  -  Souther Fell  -  River Glendermackin  -  Brunt Knott  -  Scales Beck  -  Scales Tarn  -  Sharp Edge  -  Atkinson Pike  -  Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)  -  Foule Crag  -  Bannerdale Crags  -  Bowscale Fell  -  Tarn Crags Top  -  Raven Crags  -  Mungrisdale




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
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 Atkinson Pike at 845m (2773ft). Atkinson Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (30th highest in England, 58th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Bowscale Fell at 702m (2304ft). Bowscale Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (103rd highest in England, 170th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 87). Bowscale Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (130th highest in England, 215th highest in England & Wales). The summit of Bowscale Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale

In no particular order . . .

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Sharp Edge from Atkinson Pike, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Sharp Edge from Atkinson Pike, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (122)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (126)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Celebrating at the top of Blencathra (or Saddleback) having successfully negotiated Sharp Edge

Celebrating at the top of Blencathra (or Saddleback) having successfully negotiated Sharp Edge

Photo: Paula Oldham (1)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Sharp Edge edge in all its infamous glory

Sharp Edge edge in all its infamous glory

Photo: Michael Lee (8)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Scales Tarn from Atkinson Pike at the top of Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Scales Tarn from Atkinson Pike at the top of Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (121)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Sharp Edge from Scales Tarn, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Sharp Edge from Scales Tarn, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (112)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Scales Tarn

Scales Tarn

Photo: Richard Heeley (7)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Hallsfell Top, Blencathra

Hallsfell Top, Blencathra

Photo: David Hayter (298)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Sharp Edge in all its glory, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Sharp Edge in all its glory, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (120)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Sharp Edge, Blencathra

Sharp Edge, Blencathra

Photo: Dave Eatock (1)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Hallsfell Top Ridge rising to Hallsfell Top (the summit of Blencathra or Saddleback) from Atkinson Pike at the top of Sharp Edge

Hallsfell Top Ridge rising to Hallsfell Top (the summit of Blencathra or Saddleback) from Atkinson Pike at the top of Sharp Edge

Photo: Andy Malcolm (147)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Eric and me on Blencathra

Eric and me on Blencathra

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (6)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Bannerdale from between The Tongue and the sunlit east ridge of Bannerdale Crags

Bannerdale from between The Tongue and the sunlit east ridge of Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (249)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) in the Snow

Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) in the Snow

Photo: Andy Brown (4)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Gategill Fell Top with Knowe Crags beyond from Hallsfell Top, Blencathra or Saddleback

Gategill Fell Top with Knowe Crags beyond from Hallsfell Top, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (127)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Myself about to tackle Sharp Edge (Blencathra)

Myself about to tackle Sharp Edge (Blencathra)

Photo: Matt Smith (1)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Clough Head and The Dodds from Blencathra (or Saddleback).

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

Photo: Liz Halpin (6)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - 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 c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - Scales Tarn from the start of Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Scales Tarn from the start of Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (113)

Walk c191 The Glendermackin Round from Mungrisdale - *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)


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