Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

Superb ridge walk with great views


Route outline for walk c196:

Lanthwaite Green  -  Liza Beck  -  Whin Ben  -  Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top)  -  Whiteside (Crummock)  -  Gasgale Crags  -  Hopegill Head  -  Hobcarton Crag  -  Sand Hill  -  Coledale Hause  -  Grasmoor  -  Wandope  -  Whiteless Pike  -  Whiteless Breast  -  Low Bank  -  Rannerdale Knotts  -  Crummock Water  -  Hause Point  -  Lanthwaite Green.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
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 Grasmoor at 852m (2796ft). Grasmoor is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (22nd highest in England, 46th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 20). Grasmoor is also known as an English Nuttall (27th highest in England, 54th highest in England & Wales). Grasmoor is also classified as an English Marilyn (9th highest in England, 312th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Wandope at 772m (2534ft). Wandope is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (58th highest in England, 101st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 51). Wandope is also known as an English Nuttall (72nd highest in England, 124th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Hopegill Head at 770m (2527ft). Hopegill Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (59th highest in England, 103rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 52). Hopegill Head is also known as an English Nuttall (73rd highest in England, 126th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Sand Hill at 756m (2481ft). Sand Hill is known as an English Nuttall (82nd highest in England, 141st highest in England & Wales) ; Hobcarton Crag at 739m (2425ft). Hobcarton Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (74th England, 130th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (92nd highest in England, 159th highest in England & Wales) ; Whiteside (Crummock) at 719m (2360ft). Whiteside (Crummock) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (87th highest in England, 150th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 78) and an English Nuttall (109th highest in England, 185th highest in England & Wales) ; Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) at 707m (2320ft). Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) is known as an English Nuttall (124th highest in England, 208th highest in England & Wales) ; Whiteless Pike at 660m (2166ft). Whiteless Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (134th highest in England, 233rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 105) and an English Nuttall (181st highest in England, 309th highest in England & Wales) ; Rannerdale Knotts at 355m (1165ft). Rannerdale Knotts is classified as a Wainwright (No. 210) .

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

In no particular order . . .

Buttermere, Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks and the High Stile Ridge from the lower slopes of Rannerdale Knotts

Buttermere, Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks and the High Stile Ridge from the lower slopes of Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: Andy Malcolm (54)

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts (left) and The High Stile Ridge from nr Cinderdale Common

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts (left) and The High Stile Ridge from nr Cinderdale Common

Photo: Alex Malcolm (23)

Crummock Water through a field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

Crummock Water through a field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: Christine Shepherd (659)

Crummock Water and Low Ling Crag - with Rannerdale Knotts (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and The High Stile Ridge (right)

Crummock Water and Low Ling Crag - with Rannerdale Knotts (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and The High Stile Ridge (right)

Photo: Alex Malcolm (24)

Crummock Water from below Rannerdale Knotts

Crummock Water from below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: William Ringwood (58)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

Rannerdale Knotts surrounded by a carpet of bluebells

Rannerdale Knotts surrounded by a carpet of bluebells

Photo: Christine Shepherd (655)

On top of Whiteside (Crummock) looking along Gasgale Crags to Hopegill Head - our route along the ridge

On top of Whiteside (Crummock) looking along Gasgale Crags to Hopegill Head - our route along the ridge

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (5)

Crummock Water South shore

Crummock Water South shore

Photo: David Hayter (122)

Rannerdale Knotts summit

Rannerdale Knotts summit

Photo: David Hayter (139)


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