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 an English Mountain (Hewitt) (62nd highest in England, 107th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 54). Great Rigg is also known as an English Nuttall (76th highest in England, 130th 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 (234th highest in England, 404th highest in England & Wales).

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

Along the way you will also bag Heron Pike at 612m (2009ft). Heron Pike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 128) and an English Nuttall (249th highest in England, 433rd 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 . . .

Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Park

Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Park

Photo: Wayne Hill (39)

Glenridding Dodd from Heron Pike

Glenridding Dodd from Heron Pike

Photo: David Hayter (332)

Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Photo: Linda Royston (3)

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)

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Photo: Jamie Caryl (3)

Snowdrops emerging in Grasmere - spring is on the way!

Snowdrops emerging in Grasmere - spring is on the way!

Photo: Mike Knipe (214)

On Heron Pike - with a view all the way from Lake Windermere to Morecambe Bay

On Heron Pike - with a view all the way from Lake Windermere to Morecambe Bay

Photo: Chris Rybka (1)

Windermere from Heron Pike

Windermere from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (7)

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (339)

Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg

Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (112)


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