Walk c199 Iron Crag and Grike from Ennerdale Water

Superb high level route away from the crowds


Route outline for walk c199:

- Ennerdale Weir  -   Ennerdale Water  -   Silver Cove Beck  -   Woundell Beck  -   Caw Fell  -   Silver Cove  -   Iron Crag  -   Crag Fell  -   Grike  -   Ennerdale Weir.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Caw Fell at 697m (2288ft). Caw Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 91). Caw Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (137th in England, 226th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Iron Crag, 640m (2100ft). Iron Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (150th highest in England, 258th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Iron Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (202nd in England, 350th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Crag Fell, 523m (1716ft). Crag Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 163). Crag Fell is also known as an English Dewey (131st in England, 297th in England & Wales)

Along the way you will also bag Grike, 488m (1602ft) - a Wainwright (No. 178).


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 c199 Iron Crag and Grike from Ennerdale Water

In no particular order . . .

Lank Rigg summit

Lank Rigg summit

Photo: David Hayter (235)

Misty conditions in Ennerdale

Misty conditions in Ennerdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (35)

My youngest son and youngest dog on their way up Grike near Ennerdale Water

My youngest son and youngest dog on their way up Grike near Ennerdale Water

Photo: Cathie Hunter (1)

Grike summit cairn and shelter

Grike summit cairn and shelter

Photo: Steven Mostyn (27)

Iron Crag summit cairn

Iron Crag summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (171)

Leaving Ennerdale Water

Leaving Ennerdale Water

Photo: Kevin Finn (25)

Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile from Ennerdale Water

Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile from Ennerdale Water

Photo: Paul Holroyd (4)

On the bridge over Char Dub

On the bridge over Char Dub

Photo: Kevin Finn (27)

Great Borne and Starling Dodd from Caw Fell

Great Borne and Starling Dodd from Caw Fell

Photo: David Hayter (233)

Cairn on the ridge between Sliver Cove Beck and Deep Gill with Ennerdale Water, Great Borne and Starling Dodd beyond

Cairn on the ridge between Sliver Cove Beck and Deep Gill with Ennerdale Water, Great Borne and Starling Dodd beyond

Photo: Steven Mostyn (16)


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