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  -  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
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
7
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) and an English Marilyn (9th highest in England, 313th 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, 100th 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, 127th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

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 . . .

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

Photo: David Hayter (57)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - 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)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (292)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Looking across the bluebells and Crummock Water towards Mellbreak from Rannerdale Knotts

Looking across the bluebells and Crummock Water towards Mellbreak from Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: Andy Malcolm (53)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Early morning mist catches the low light on Crummock Water with the towering Grasmoor beyond

Early morning mist catches the low light on Crummock Water with the towering Grasmoor beyond

Photo: Andy Malcolm (113)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Hopegill Head from Whin Ben

Hopegill Head from Whin Ben

Photo: David Hayter (47)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Fleetwith Pike and The High Stile massif from the North shore of Crummock Water

Fleetwith Pike and The High Stile massif from the North shore of Crummock Water

Photo: David Hayter (372)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Path up Rannerdale Knotts

Path up Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: David Hayter (140)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Grisedale Pike from Sand Hill

Grisedale Pike from Sand Hill

Photo: Julie Graham (4)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Grasmoor from Whiteless Pike

Grasmoor from Whiteless Pike

Photo: David Hayter (54)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak

The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak

Photo: Geoff Rawlinson (1)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Whiteside from Grasmoor

Whiteside from Grasmoor

Photo: David Hayter (52)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Buttermere from Crummock Water

Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Buttermere from Crummock Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (9)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Crummock Water from Rannerdale Knotts summit

Crummock Water from Rannerdale Knotts summit

Photo: David Hayter (138)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - 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)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Gasgale Gill from the North West flank of Grasmoor

Gasgale Gill from the North West flank of Grasmoor

Photo: William Ringwood (54)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (49)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - *Bluebells with Grasmoor, Las Hows and Whiteless Pike from Rannerdale

*Bluebells with Grasmoor, Las Hows and Whiteless Pike from Rannerdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (56)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Whin Ben (centre) and the Whiteside Ridge from Lanthwaite Green

Whin Ben (centre) and the Whiteside Ridge from Lanthwaite Green

Photo: Christine Shepherd (656)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (290)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - 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)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (291)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - 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 (25)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Crummock Water South shore

Crummock Water South shore

Photo: David Hayter (122)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Crummock Water through a field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

Crummock Water through a field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: Christine Shepherd (659)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head

Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (66)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - 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)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Rannerdale Knotts summit

Rannerdale Knotts summit

Photo: David Hayter (139)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Lorton Gully, Grasmoor

Lorton Gully, Grasmoor

Photo: William Ringwood (55)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (53)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Bluebells on Rannerdale Knotts with Grasmoor beyond

Bluebells on Rannerdale Knotts with Grasmoor beyond

Photo: Andy Malcolm (55)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from the cairn on the summit of Whiteside (Crummock)

Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from the cairn on the summit of Whiteside (Crummock)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (63)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - 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)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: David Hayter (48)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (65)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - A field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

A field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: Christine Shepherd (658)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Rannerdale Knotts surrounded by a carpet of bluebells

Rannerdale Knotts surrounded by a carpet of bluebells

Photo: Christine Shepherd (655)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Whiteless Pike from Wandope

Whiteless Pike from Wandope

Photo: David Hayter (50)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (68)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Photo: Mike Knipe (218)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from Wandope

Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from Wandope

Photo: David Hayter (51)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Grasmoor from Lanthwaite

Grasmoor from Lanthwaite

Photo: William Ringwood (59)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - 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)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - 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 (661)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Grasmoor from Whiteless Pike

Grasmoor from Whiteless Pike

Photo: David Hayter (55)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts (left) and The High Stile Ridge from Cinderdale Common

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

Photo: Alex Malcolm (22)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Hopegill Head summit cairn

Hopegill Head summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (64)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Crummock Water from below Rannerdale Knotts

Crummock Water from below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: William Ringwood (58)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Rannerdale Knotts and Crummock Water from Grasmoor

Rannerdale Knotts and Crummock Water from Grasmoor

Photo: William Ringwood (56)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Rannerdale Knotts from Crummock Water

Rannerdale Knotts from Crummock Water

Photo: Joy Jacobson (1)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Whiteless Pike from above Wandope

Whiteless Pike from above Wandope

Photo: William Ringwood (57)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Gasgale Gill (bottom left), Whin Ben, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) and Whiteside (Crummock) from Sand Hill

Gasgale Gill (bottom left), Whin Ben, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) and Whiteside (Crummock) from Sand Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (657)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Loweswater from Highpark, Crummock Water

Loweswater from Highpark, Crummock Water

Photo: David Hayter (374)

Walk c196 Grasmoor and Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green - Whiteside (left) and Grasmoor from Crummock Water

Whiteside (left) and Grasmoor from Crummock Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (114)


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