Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere

Unsurpassed views of Buttermere


Route outline for walk c207:

- Buttermere  -   Sourmilk Gill  -   Bleaberry Tarn  -   Dodd (Buttermere)  -   The Saddle  -   Red Pike (Buttermere)  -   High Stile  -   High Crag (Buttermere)  -   Gamlin End  -   Seat (Buttermere)  -   Scarth Gap  -   Peggy's Bridge  -   Burtness Wood  -   Buttermere.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is High Stile at 807m (2649ft). High Stile is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (36th highest in England, 69th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 29). High Stile is also known as an English Nuttall (44th in England, 84th in England & Wales). High Stile is classified as a Marilyn (13th highest in England, 376th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Red Pike (Buttermere), 755m (2478ft). Red Pike (Buttermere) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (67th highest in England, 117th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 62). Red Pike (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (83rd in England, 142nd in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of High Crag (Buttermere), 744m (2442ft). High Crag (Buttermere) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (73rd highest in England, 128th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 65). High Crag (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (89th in England, 154th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Dodd (Buttermere), 641m (2104ft) - an English Nuttall (201st Eng, 349th Eng & Wal) and Seat (Buttermere) 561m (1841ft) - an English Dewey (52nd in Eng, 120th Eng & Wal).


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 c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere

In no particular order . . .

Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (13)

Fleetwith Pike reflected in Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike reflected in Buttermere

Photo: Paul Johnson (21)

Buttermere village from Red Pike (Buttermere) with the Grasmoor massif looming large in the background

Buttermere village from Red Pike (Buttermere) with the Grasmoor massif looming large in the background

Photo: Peter Dryden (1)

Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (9)

Buttermere from High Stile

Buttermere from High Stile

Photo: Andy Malcolm (10)

Binsey and Bassenthwaite Lake from (the lower slopes of) Sale Fell

Binsey and Bassenthwaite Lake from (the lower slopes of) Sale Fell

Photo: Stephen Collins (56)

A cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

A cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (629)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (3)

Buttermere with Fleetwith Pike beyond

Buttermere with Fleetwith Pike beyond

Photo: James Brennan (8)

Russ and Me on the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere) in the snow

Russ and Me on the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere) in the snow

Photo: Clare Howard (13)


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