Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside

Fabulous high level route


Route outline for walk c230:

Ambleside  -  Rydal  -  Nab Scar  -  Heron Pike  -  Rydal Fell (Heron Pike North Top)  -  Great Rigg  -  Fairfield  -  Rydal Head  -  Hart Crag  -  Dove Crag  -  Little Hart Crag  -  Scandale Pass  -  Red Screes  -  Snarker Pike  -  Ambleside




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
8
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Fairfield at 873m (2865ft). Fairfield is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (15th highest in England, 35th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 13).

Fairfield is also known as an English Nuttall (18th highest in England, 40th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (7th highest in England, 280th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Hart Crag at 822m (2698ft). Hart Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (34th highest in England, 65th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 27).

Hart Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (40th highest in England, 76th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Dove Crag at 792m (2599ft). Dove Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (47th highest in England, 85th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 38).

Dove Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (56th highest in England, 104th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside

In no particular order . . .

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (327)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Photo: Mike Walker (333)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Rydal Mount

Rydal Mount

Photo: David Wright (265)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

Photo: Wayne Hill (38)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Photo: Jamie Caryl (4)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - The Helvellyn Ridge featuring Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge from Fairfield

The Helvellyn Ridge featuring Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge from Fairfield

Photo: Mike Walker (334)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (116)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (342)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell (3)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (85)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Loughrigg Fell and Rydal Water from Nab Scar

Loughrigg Fell and Rydal Water from Nab Scar

Photo: Christine Shepherd (109)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield

Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (5)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Chelmsford YHA members on Fairfield looking to Helvellyn, Striding Edge and Catstycam

Chelmsford YHA members on Fairfield looking to Helvellyn, Striding Edge and Catstycam

Photo: Judi Friend (2)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Grasmere from Nab Scar

Grasmere from Nab Scar

Photo: Peter Inglis (9)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - *The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

*The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Andy Malcolm (14)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

Photo: David Hayter (404)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Hart Crag from Fairfield

Hart Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (6)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (8)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - *Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Fairfield

*Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (36)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Photo: Raymond Brown (29)


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