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 . . .

Fishing Boat on Grasmere

Fishing Boat on Grasmere

Photo: David Hayter (407)

Windermere from Heron Pike

Windermere from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (7)

Helm Crag from Stone Arthur

Helm Crag from Stone Arthur

Photo: David Hayter (318)

Autumn colours near Grasmere

Autumn colours near Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (14)

The rocky outcrop on the summit of Heron Pike on The Fairfield Horeshoe

The rocky outcrop on the summit of Heron Pike on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (347)

Grasmere Lake

Grasmere Lake

Photo: Linda Royston (4)

Great Rigg from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (341)

Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Photo: Linda Royston (3)

Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Photo: Jamie Caryl (4)

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)


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