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.



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

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). Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) is also classified as an English Marilyn (8th highest in England, 284th highest in the UK).

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) (105th highest in England, 173rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 87). Bowscale Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (132nd highest in England, 217th highest in England & Wales).

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

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 . . .

Souther Fell summit cairn with Blencathra (or Saddleback) (distance) and Bannerdale Crags in the background

Souther Fell summit cairn with Blencathra (or Saddleback) (distance) and Bannerdale Crags in the background

Photo: Alan Wainwright (108)

Early morning looking west from road to Mungrisdale

Early morning looking west from road to Mungrisdale

Photo: David Wright (267)

On Blencathra

On Blencathra

Photo: Roo Butler (2)

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

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

Photo: Liz Halpin (6)

Sharp Edge from Foul Crag, Blencathra or Saddleback

Sharp Edge from Foul Crag, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (136)

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)

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)

My mate Rich just strolling past the 'Bad Step' on Sharp Edge  without really noticing it!

My mate Rich just strolling past the 'Bad Step' on Sharp Edge without really noticing it!

Photo: Matt Smith (2)

Negotiating Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Negotiating Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (114)

At top of Tarn Crag

At top of Tarn Crag

Photo: Jane Higson (1)

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

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

Photo: Andy Brown (2)

Eric and me on Blencathra

Eric and me on Blencathra

Photo: Amanda Hamlyn (6)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Wayne Hill (56)

Mungrisdale Common from Blencathra

Mungrisdale Common from Blencathra

Photo: David Hayter (299)

On Blencathra (or Saddleback)

On Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Sandra Littlewood (3)

Bowscale Fell across the summit rim of Bannerdale Crags

Bowscale Fell across the summit rim of Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (248)

Hallsfell Top summit cairn, Blencathra or Saddleback

Hallsfell Top summit cairn, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (129)

Skye (my fellow walker) on Bannerdale Crags in the snow

Skye (my fellow walker) on Bannerdale Crags in the snow

Photo: Peter Sykes (2)

Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) in the Snow

Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) in the Snow

Photo: Andy Brown (3)

Skiddaw from Hallsfell Top summit cairn, Blencathra or Saddleback

Skiddaw from Hallsfell Top summit cairn, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (130)

Bannerdale View Cottage, Mungrisdale

Bannerdale View Cottage, Mungrisdale

Photo: Chris Haselden (15)

On Blencathra or Saddleback

On Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (127)

Blencathra from Bannerdale Crags

Blencathra from Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Chris Haselden (16)

Bannerdale Crags summit cairn with Blencathra beyond

Bannerdale Crags summit cairn with Blencathra beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (506)

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)

Bannerdale Crags from Brunt Knott (Blencathra) below Sharp Edge

Bannerdale Crags from Brunt Knott (Blencathra) below Sharp Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (110)

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)

*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)

Blencathra March 2012

Blencathra March 2012

Photo: Pat McHugh (1)

Mungrisdale from Raven Crags

Mungrisdale from Raven Crags

Photo: Alan Wainwright (143)

Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) in the Snow

Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) in the Snow

Photo: Andy Brown (4)

Scales Tarn

Scales Tarn

Photo: Richard Heeley (7)

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)

Tackling Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Tackling Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (118)

Hallsfell Top

Hallsfell Top

Photo: Alan Wainwright (132)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Wayne Hill (55)

Sharp Edge and Scales Tarn from Atkinson Pike, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Sharp Edge and Scales Tarn from Atkinson Pike, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (123)

Bannerdale Crags (mid-ground) and Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Souther Fell

Bannerdale Crags (mid-ground) and Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Souther Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (107)

Brunt Knott and Sharp Edge with Atkinson Pike above from Scales Beck

Brunt Knott and Sharp Edge with Atkinson Pike above from Scales Beck

Photo: Rob Barklamb (56)

Sharp Edge

Sharp Edge

Photo: Andy Malcolm (145)

Sharp Edge in, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Sharp Edge in, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (115)

Bruce on Souther Fell Summit

Bruce on Souther Fell Summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (68)

Atkinson Pike at the top of Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback

Atkinson Pike at the top of Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (134)

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)

Bannerdale Crags summit cairn

Bannerdale Crags summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (139)

On Blencathra

On Blencathra

Photo: Roo Butler (1)

Bowscale Fell from Bannerdale Crags

Bowscale Fell from Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Alan Wainwright (140)

Mungrisdale Common from Atkinson Pike, Blencathra or Saddleback

Mungrisdale Common from Atkinson Pike, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (135)

Sharp Edge from Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Sharp Edge from Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (14)

Bowscale Fell summit

Bowscale Fell summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (469)

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Approaching Knowe Crags, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (126)

Hall's Fell Ridge from Hallsfell Top, Blencathra or Saddleback

Hall's Fell Ridge from Hallsfell Top, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (124)

Knowe Crags from Hallsfell Top (Blencathra or Saddleback)

Knowe Crags from Hallsfell Top (Blencathra or Saddleback)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (149)

Lonscale Fell, Burnt Horse and Skiddaw Little Man from Atkinson Pike

Lonscale Fell, Burnt Horse and Skiddaw Little Man from Atkinson Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (148)

Hallsfell Top, Blencathra

Hallsfell Top, Blencathra

Photo: David Hayter (298)

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

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

Photo: Alan Wainwright (120)

Bannerdale Crags from Bowscale Fell

Bannerdale Crags from Bowscale Fell

Photo: Mike Knipe (209)

On Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

On Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (116)

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)

Skiddaw from Hallsfell Top, Blencathra or Saddleback

Skiddaw from Hallsfell Top, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (133)

Blencathra (or Saddleback) (centre left distance) behind Atkinson Pike (centre right) with Sharp Edge prominent (mid left) from an unfamiliar viewpoint on Bowscale Fell

Blencathra (or Saddleback) (centre left distance) behind Atkinson Pike (centre right) with Sharp Edge prominent (mid left) from an unfamiliar viewpoint on Bowscale Fell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (55)

Gategill Fell, Threlkeld and The Glendermackin Valley from Blencathra or Saddleback

Gategill Fell, Threlkeld and The Glendermackin Valley from Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (128)

Sharp Edge from Foule Crag, Blencathra

Sharp Edge from Foule Crag, Blencathra

Photo: David Hayter (300)

A walker negotiates the 'awkward place' on Sharp Edge

A walker negotiates the 'awkward place' on Sharp Edge

Photo: Andy Malcolm (146)

Climbing Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Climbing Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (119)

Myself about to tackle Sharp Edge (Blencathra)

Myself about to tackle Sharp Edge (Blencathra)

Photo: Matt Smith (1)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra

Sharp Edge, Blencathra

Photo: Dave Eatock (1)

Walking along Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Walking along Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (117)

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

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

Photo: Richard Nicholls (58)

Blencathra from Bannerdale Crags

Blencathra from Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Chris Haselden (17)

Sharp Edge edge in all its infamous glory

Sharp Edge edge in all its infamous glory

Photo: Michael Lee (8)

On the top of Blencathra.

On the top of Blencathra.

Photo: Claire Rees (1)

Sharp Edge from Atkinson Pike, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Sharp Edge from Atkinson Pike, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (122)

Sharp Edge from Scales Tarn, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Sharp Edge from Scales Tarn, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (112)

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)

Sharp Edge from Scales Beck

Sharp Edge from Scales Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (247)

Scales Beck

Scales Beck

Photo: Alan Wainwright (111)

Me, halfway across Sharp Edge, trying to be brave

Me, halfway across Sharp Edge, trying to be brave

Photo: Paula Oldham (3)

Standing on the Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Standing on the Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (491)

View from the top of Bannerdale Crags

View from the top of Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Alan Wainwright (138)

Andy Brown on Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Andy Brown on Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Andy Brown (6)

Bowscale Fell summit cairn

Bowscale Fell summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (141)

Mungrisdale from Bowscale Fell

Mungrisdale from Bowscale Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (142)

Mungrisdale from the lower slopes of Souther Fell

Mungrisdale from the lower slopes of Souther Fell

Photo: Alan Wainwright (106)


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