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.



Souther Fell

Sue_Ter Fell

The summit of Souther Fell is marked by marked by a cairn.


Peak Bagging Statistics for 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

Souther Fell

Sue_Ter Fell

The summit of Souther Fell is marked by marked by a cairn.

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 in England, 44th in England & Wales). Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) is classified as a Marilyn (8th highest in England, 284th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Atkinson Pike, 845m (2773ft). Atkinson Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (30th in England, 58th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Bowscale Fell, 702m (2304ft). Bowscale Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (105th highest in England, 173rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 87). Bowscale Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (132nd in England, 217th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Bannerdale Crags, 683m (2242ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (113th Eng, 190th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 97) and an English Nuttall (150th Eng, 250th Eng & Wal) and Souther Fell 522m (1713ft) - a Wainwright (No. 164), and an English Dewey (132nd in Eng, 301st Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


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

In no particular order . . .

A walker negotiates the 'awkward place' on Sharp Edge

A walker negotiates the 'awkward place' on Sharp Edge

Photo: Andy Malcolm (146)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) from Bannerdale Crags

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) from Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Richard Nicholls (58)

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)

Looking up Whitecombe Beck from the footbridge below Horse Back Crag

Looking up Whitecombe Beck from the footbridge below Horse Back Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (197)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Wayne Hill (56)

Scales Beck

Scales Beck

Photo: Alan Wainwright (111)

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)

Mungrisdale from the lower slopes of Souther Fell

Mungrisdale from the lower slopes of Souther Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (106)

Bowscale Fell across the summit rim of Bannerdale Crags

Bowscale Fell across the summit rim of Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (248)

Bannerdale Crags from Brunt Knott (Blencathra) below Sharp Edge

Bannerdale Crags from Brunt Knott (Blencathra) below Sharp Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (110)


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