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) and 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, 127th 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:

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 . . .

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Braithwaite, Keswick and Derwent Water from Grisedale Pike

Braithwaite, Keswick and Derwent Water from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (2)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Hopegill Head summit cairn

Hopegill Head summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (64)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (295)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (67)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (292)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - On the summit of Grisedale Pike

On the summit of Grisedale Pike

Photo: Anthony Bell (1)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Approaching Grisedale Pike

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (5)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Dodd (Whiteside)

Dodd (Whiteside)

Photo: Mike Knipe (6)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Crummock Water from Dodd (Whiteside)

Crummock Water from Dodd (Whiteside)

Photo: Gerry Ball (4)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (293)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (7)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - 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)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (21)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - 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)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Hopegill Head and Hopcarton Crag from Dodd (Whiteside)

Hopegill Head and Hopcarton Crag from Dodd (Whiteside)

Photo: Mike Knipe (7)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Skiddaw and Blencathra from Grisedale Pike summit

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Julie Graham (7)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Photo: David Hayter (216)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Ladyside Pike summit cairn with Hopegill Head (centre left) and Grasmoor (right) in the background

Ladyside Pike summit cairn with Hopegill Head (centre left) and Grasmoor (right) in the background

Photo: Christine Shepherd (289)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: David Hayter (48)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (68)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - 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)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (291)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - South East from Grisedale Pike summit

South East from Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Julie Graham (6)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - *Kettle Crag (left), Oxendale, The Band (centre - with Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott) (top left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (top right), Mickleden and The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike

*Kettle Crag (left), Oxendale, The Band (centre - with Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott) (top left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (top right), Mickleden and The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (58)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (290)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (65)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Photo: Carol Bizzell (1)

Walk c209 Hopegill Head from Hopebeck - The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Nick Grundy (2)


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