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 - 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)

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 - 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 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 - Heron Pike (North Top) summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Heron Pike (North Top) summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (346)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - 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)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Nab Scar summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Nab Scar summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (349)

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 - Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: John Holt (1)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Rydal Water (centre) with Lake Windermere (top left) and Grasmere (right) from Nab Scar on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Rydal Water (centre) with Lake Windermere (top left) and Grasmere (right) from Nab Scar on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (350)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top), Great Rigg, Rydal Head and Fairfield from Hart Crag

Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top), Great Rigg, Rydal Head and Fairfield from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (329)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (340)

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

Windermere from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (7)

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 - Ullswater and Great Mell from Red Screes

Ullswater and Great Mell from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (66)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Steve Taylor and Ian Matthews Golledge looking back over Ambleside & Lake Windermere as we ascended Nab scar and on up to Fairfield

Steve Taylor and Ian Matthews Golledge looking back over Ambleside & Lake Windermere as we ascended Nab scar and on up to Fairfield

Photo: Steve Gilmore (5)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag and St Sunday Crag from Dove Crag

Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag and St Sunday Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (326)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - *Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (35)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - The summit of Little Hart Crag in deep snow

The summit of Little Hart Crag in deep snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (6)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (3)


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