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

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 in England, 54th in England & Wales). Grasmoor is classified as a Marilyn (9th highest in England, 312th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Wandope, 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 in England, 124th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Hopegill Head, 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 in England, 126th in England & Wales).

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


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 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 . . .

Attermire Scar

Attermire Scar

Photo: Christine Shepherd (662)

Grasmoor from Whiteless Pike

Grasmoor from Whiteless Pike

Photo: David Hayter (54)

Wandope (left), Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts (right) from above Hause Point, Crummock Water

Wandope (left), Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts (right) from above Hause Point, Crummock Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (129)

Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (49)

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)

Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (53)

Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope

Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope

Photo: Christine Shepherd (660)

Crummock Water from Rannerdale Knotts summit

Crummock Water from Rannerdale Knotts summit

Photo: David Hayter (138)

Crummock Water South shore

Crummock Water South shore

Photo: David Hayter (122)

Crummock Water from below Rannerdale Knotts

Crummock Water from below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: William Ringwood (58)


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