Walk c204 The Longsleddale Horizon from Stockdale

Superb mountain walk


Route outline for walk c204:

- Stockdale  -   Sadgill Bridge  -   Stockdale Beck  -   Great Howe  -   Grey Crag  -   Tarn Crag (Sleddale)  -   Sleddale Fell  -   Selside Brow  -   Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)  -   Gatescarth Pass  -   Harter Fell (Mardale)  -   Kentmere Pike  -   Goat Scar  -   Shipman Knotts  -   Wray Crag  -   Stockdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

The highest point of this walk is Harter Fell (Mardale) at 778m (2553ft). Harter Fell (Mardale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (54th highest in England, 97th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 47). Harter Fell (Mardale) is also known as an English Nuttall (66th in England, 118th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Kentmere Pike, 730m (2396ft). Kentmere Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (80th highest in England, 139th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 72). Kentmere Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (100th in England, 171st in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike), 713m (2340ft). Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (92nd highest in England, 156th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 82). Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) is also known as an English Nuttall (116th in England, 195th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Tarn Crag (Sleddale), 664m (2179ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (131st Eng, 225th in Eng & Wal), a Wainwright (No. 104), an English Nuttall (177th Eng, 300th in England & Wales); Goat Scar 631m (2071ft) and a Bridget and Shipman Knotts 587m (1927ft) - a Wainwright (No. 133).


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 OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c204 The Longsleddale Horizon from Stockdale

In no particular order . . .

Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) summit beacon

Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) summit beacon

Photo: Christine Shepherd (481)

Mardale Ill Bell and High Street from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Mardale Ill Bell and High Street from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Photo: William Ringwood (52)

Black Crag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Black Crag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (241)

Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-wall

Catstye Cam from Hole-in-the-wall

Photo: Ian Gaylard (6)

Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Green Gable and Windy Gap from Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (223)

Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick above Kentmere Reservoir from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick above Kentmere Reservoir from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (244)

Looking down to Ambleside from Nab Scar with Rosie dog

Looking down to Ambleside from Nab Scar with Rosie dog

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (5)

Kentmere Reservoir from Kentmere Pike

Kentmere Reservoir from Kentmere Pike

Photo: Ian Gaylard (4)

The Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

The Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (530)

Stone Beacons on the summit of Branstree

Stone Beacons on the summit of Branstree

Photo: Christine Shepherd (15)


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