Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck

Easy scramble up an exposed ridge


Route outline for walk c209:

Hopebeck  -  Hope Beck  -  Swinside (Whinlatter)  -  Hope Gill  -  Ladyside Pike  -  Hopegill Head  -  Hobcarton Crag  -  Grisedale Pike  -  Hopegill Head  -  Gasgale Crags  -  Whiteside (Crummock)  -  Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top)  -  Dodd (Whiteside)  -  Hopebeck.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
6
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Grisedale Pike at 791m (2596ft). Grisedale Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (48th highest in England, 86th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 40). Grisedale Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (57th highest in England, 105th highest in England & Wales). Grisedale Pike is also classified as an English Marilyn (16th highest in England, 410th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top 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, 126th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Hobcarton Crag at 739m (2425ft). Hobcarton Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (74th highest in England, 129th highest in England & Wales). Hobcarton Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (92nd highest in England, 159th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Whiteside (Crummock) at 719m (2360ft). Whiteside (Crummock) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (87th highest in England, 149th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 78) and an English Nuttall (109th highest in England, 185th highest in England & Wales) ; Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) at 707m (2320ft). Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) is known as an English Nuttall (124th highest in England, 208th highest in England & Wales) ; Ladyside Pike at 703m (2307ft). Ladyside Pike is known as an English Nuttall (129th highest in England, 214th highest in England & Wales) ; Dodd (Whiteside) at 454m (1490ft). Dodd (Whiteside) is known as an Bridget..

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck

In no particular order . . .

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)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: David Hayter (48)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (290)

Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (293)

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)

A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (295)

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)

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (5)

Dodd (Whiteside)

Dodd (Whiteside)

Photo: Mike Knipe (6)


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