Walk c216 Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere

Fabulous views of Grasmere


Route outline for walk c216:

Grasmere  -  Grasmere (A591)  -  Stone Arthur  -  Great Rigg  -  Rydal Fell  -  Heron Pike (North Top)  -  Heron Pike  -  Butter Crag  -  Alcok Tarn  -  Grasmere (A591)  -  Grasmere.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Great Rigg at 766m (2514ft). Great Rigg is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (62nd highest in England, 107th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 54). Great Rigg is also known as a English Nuttall (76th highest in England, 131st highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Heron Pike (North Top) at 621m (2038ft). Heron Pike (North Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (232nd highest in England, 402nd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Rydal Fell at 621m (2038ft). Rydal Fell is known as a Bridget.

Along the way you will also bag Heron Pike at 612m (2009ft). Heron Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 128) and a English Nuttall (247th highest in England, 430th highest in England & Wales); Stone Arthur at 500m (1641ft). Stone Arthur is classified as a Wainwright (No. 175)

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 c216 Great Rigg and Heron Pike from Grasmere

In no particular order . . .

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Photo: Jamie Caryl (3)

*Lakeland panorama featuring a snow-topped Helvellyn (centre left) and Fairfield (centre right) from above Grasmere

*Lakeland panorama featuring a snow-topped Helvellyn (centre left) and Fairfield (centre right) from above Grasmere

Photo: Simon Barnett (34)

Fairfield from Heron Pike

Fairfield from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (6)

Grasmere from the west shore

Grasmere from the west shore

Photo: Linda Royston (2)

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Photo: David Hayter (317)

Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Photo: Jamie Caryl (1)

Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (342)

The Swan Hotel near Grasmere with Stone Arthur beyond

The Swan Hotel near Grasmere with Stone Arthur beyond

Photo: David Hayter (319)

Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Photo: David Hayter (415)

Sunset from Heron Pike on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Sunset from Heron Pike on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (348)


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