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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Stile at 807m (2646ft). High Stile is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (38th highest in England, 71st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 29). High Stile is also known as an English Nuttall (45th highest in England, 86th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (13th highest in England, 378th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Red Pike (Buttermere) at 755m (2478ft). Red Pike (Buttermere) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (67th highest in England, 116th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 62). Red Pike (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (83rd highest in England, 142nd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of High Crag (Buttermere) at 744m (2442ft). High Crag (Buttermere) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (72nd highest in England, 126th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 65). High Crag (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (89th highest in England, 154th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere

In no particular order . . .

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Red Pike (Buttermere) summit from Lingcomb Edge with Pillar prominent across Ennerdale

Red Pike (Buttermere) summit from Lingcomb Edge with Pillar prominent across Ennerdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (31)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (9)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - High Crag (Buttermere) Summit

High Crag (Buttermere) Summit

Photo: Rob Pullan (18)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - The Edge of Crag Wood at Buttermere's South Eastern shore

The Edge of Crag Wood at Buttermere's South Eastern shore

Photo: Andy Malcolm (158)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Looking across Buttermere Lake to a Cottage below Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Hassness

Looking across Buttermere Lake to a Cottage below Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Hassness

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (11)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - 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)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere

Buttermere

Photo: Rob Hadley (1)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Seat and Hay Stacks with Great Gable beyond from High Stile

Seat and Hay Stacks with Great Gable beyond from High Stile

Photo: Alan Gent (3)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - 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)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - A cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

A cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (629)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - The wrought iron 'Shepherd’s Gate',  Buttermere Church, Buttermere

The wrought iron 'Shepherd’s Gate', Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (12)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - No smoking sign on the door of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

No smoking sign on the door of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (9)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from near the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from near the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (35)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - The interior of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

The interior of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (10)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Mellbreak, Crummock Water and Grasmoor from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Mellbreak, Crummock Water and Grasmoor from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (33)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - *Ennerdale Water (left), Starling Dodd and Great Borne, Loweswater (right of centre), Mellbreak and Crummock Water (right) from Red Pike (Buttermere)

*Ennerdale Water (left), Starling Dodd and Great Borne, Loweswater (right of centre), Mellbreak and Crummock Water (right) from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (69)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (8)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere with Fleetwith Pike beyond

Buttermere with Fleetwith Pike beyond

Photo: James Brennan (8)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (34)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - The view down Comb Beck as it flows towards Buttermere

The view down Comb Beck as it flows towards Buttermere

Photo: Rob Hadley (4)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Great view of Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable (the rounded dome), Kirk Fell, Pillar (the highest point), Black Crag and Steeple  from Lingcomb Edge just below the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Great view of Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable (the rounded dome), Kirk Fell, Pillar (the highest point), Black Crag and Steeple from Lingcomb Edge just below the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (32)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - The Grasmoor Fells from near Bleaberry Tarn

The Grasmoor Fells from near Bleaberry Tarn

Photo: Clare Howard (16)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - On the summit of High Stile

On the summit of High Stile

Photo: Christine Shepherd (467)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere, with Fleetwith Pike straight ahead and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) to the right

Buttermere, with Fleetwith Pike straight ahead and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) to the right

Photo: David Dawber (1)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Mellbreak from Buttermere

Mellbreak from Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (144)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Ennerdale Water and St Bees from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Ennerdale Water and St Bees from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Paul Holroyd (5)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere

Buttermere

Photo: Richard Heeley (8)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Red Pike (Buttermere) (left) and Dodd (Buttermere) right from Old Burtness below Bleaberry Tarn

Red Pike (Buttermere) (left) and Dodd (Buttermere) right from Old Burtness below Bleaberry Tarn

Photo: Clare Howard (11)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Plaque dedicated to Alfred Wainwright in Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Plaque dedicated to Alfred Wainwright in Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (11)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Bleaberry Tarn (bottom left), Mellbreak and Crummock Water  from High Stile

Bleaberry Tarn (bottom left), Mellbreak and Crummock Water from High Stile

Photo: Andrew Ward (1)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - 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)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Photo: Rob Pullan (17)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Hay Stacks from Scarth Gap

Hay Stacks from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (13)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike refelected in Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike refelected in Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (8)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Photo: Andy Malcolm (12)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike reflected in Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike reflected in Buttermere

Photo: Paul Johnson (21)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere

Buttermere

Photo: Rob Hadley (2)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike across Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike across Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (7)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike from Scarth Gap

Fleetwith Pike from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (12)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Red Pike (Buttermere), Dodd and Bleaberry Tarn from High Stile

Red Pike (Buttermere), Dodd and Bleaberry Tarn from High Stile

Photo: Alan Gent (4)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Iron Crag, Whoap, Crag Fell and Grike tower over Ennerdale Water from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Iron Crag, Whoap, Crag Fell and Grike tower over Ennerdale Water from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (36)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - High Snockrigg and Robinson across Buttermere

High Snockrigg and Robinson across Buttermere

Photo: Andy Malcolm (160)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere village

Buttermere village

Photo: David Hayter (145)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Fantastic panorama (not quite 360) from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Fantastic panorama (not quite 360) from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: John Dyason (23)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - High Stile, Red Pike (Buttermere) and Dodd (Buttermere) from across Buttermere

High Stile, Red Pike (Buttermere) and Dodd (Buttermere) from across Buttermere

Photo: Andy Malcolm (157)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere from the North West shore featuring Fleetwith Pike (just right of centre)

Buttermere from the North West shore featuring Fleetwith Pike (just right of centre)

Photo: Malcolm Johnson (1)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Seat, Gamlin End and High Crag from Scarth Gap

Seat, Gamlin End and High Crag from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (14)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Seat, Gamlin End and High Crag from Scarth Gap

Seat, Gamlin End and High Crag from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (16)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere and Fleetwith Pike

Buttermere and Fleetwith Pike

Photo: William Ingram (3)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Ennerdale from High Stile

Ennerdale from High Stile

Photo: David Hayter (23)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (12)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Mellbreak, Crummock Water and Grasmoor with Dodd (Buttermere) and Bleaberry Tarn in the foreground from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Mellbreak, Crummock Water and Grasmoor with Dodd (Buttermere) and Bleaberry Tarn in the foreground from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: John Crosfield (1)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Scarth Gap from Gamlin End

Scarth Gap from Gamlin End

Photo: Rob Pullan (11)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Red Pike from High Stile

Red Pike from High Stile

Photo: David Hayter (22)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere Lakeside path

Buttermere Lakeside path

Photo: David Hayter (143)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (13)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Photo: Rob Pullan (20)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Photo: Andy Malcolm (11)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Summit cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

Summit cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (630)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere from High Stile

Buttermere from High Stile

Photo: Andy Malcolm (10)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Red Pike (Buttermere) from Dodd (Buttermere)

Red Pike (Buttermere) from Dodd (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Pullan (21)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Innominate Tarn on Hay stacks (frozen solid) with Great Gable rising majestically in the background

Innominate Tarn on Hay stacks (frozen solid) with Great Gable rising majestically in the background

Photo: John Crosfield (2)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Road Sign near Buttermere Village

Road Sign near Buttermere Village

Photo: David Hayter (137)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere

Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (27)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Crummock Water from Buttermere

Crummock Water from Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (136)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Russ with High Snockrigg, Robinson and Buttermere in the background from above from Burtness Wood

Russ with High Snockrigg, Robinson and Buttermere in the background from above from Burtness Wood

Photo: Clare Howard (12)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere Lake from Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere Lake from Buttermere

Photo: Richard Duff (4)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere Dubbs

Buttermere Dubbs

Photo: Clare Howard (6)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from the campsite near Buttermere village

Fleetwith Pike and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from the campsite near Buttermere village

Photo: Stephen Collins (55)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Photo: Jack Adams (1)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Green Gable left), Great Gable (centre) and Kirk Fell (right) with the Scafell Massif beyond (centre) from High Crag (Buttermere)

Green Gable left), Great Gable (centre) and Kirk Fell (right) with the Scafell Massif beyond (centre) from High Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (7)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Robinson and Buttermere from Old Burtness below Red Pike (Buttermere)

Robinson and Buttermere from Old Burtness below Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Clare Howard (10)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Looking over Buttermere to High Snockrigg with Grasmoor in the distance from Scarth Gap

Looking over Buttermere to High Snockrigg with Grasmoor in the distance from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Barklamb (9)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Queens club ramblers atop of Red Pike (Buttermere) 2011

Queens club ramblers atop of Red Pike (Buttermere) 2011

Photo: John Dick (2)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Scarth Gap

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Scarth Gap

Photo: Darryl Larvin (3)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Photo: Rob Pullan (19)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Pillar from High Crag (Buttermere)

Pillar from High Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (10)

Walk c207 The High Stile Ridge from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike from the Southern shore of Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike from the Southern shore of Buttermere

Photo: Chris Haselden (41)


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