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




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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) (33rd highest in England, 63rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 27). Hart Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (40th highest in England, 75th 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:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL5 & OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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 - Grasmere from Nab Scar

Grasmere from Nab Scar

Photo: Peter Inglis (9)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - *The Old Man of Coniston (left) and The Scafell Massif from Fairfield

*The Old Man of Coniston (left) and The Scafell Massif from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (37)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - *The Kirkstone Pass from Red Screes

*The Kirkstone Pass from Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (7)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - The summit cairn on Fairfield with Windermere in the distance

The summit cairn on Fairfield with Windermere in the distance

Photo: Christine Shepherd (512)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Looking down to Ambleside from Nab Scar with Rosie dog

Looking down to Ambleside from Nab Scar with Rosie dog

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (5)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - South from Fairfield

South from Fairfield

Photo: Glynn Trueman (1)

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 - Grasmere from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Grasmere from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Photo: Chris Pearson (2)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Myself and Steve Taylor on the top of Fairfield in thick mist

Myself and Steve Taylor on the top of Fairfield in thick mist

Photo: Steve Gilmore (4)

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 - Glenridding Dodd from Heron Pike

Glenridding Dodd from Heron Pike

Photo: David Hayter (332)

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 - Easedale Tarn and High Raise (Langdale) with Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) beyond from Fairfield

Easedale Tarn and High Raise (Langdale) with Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) beyond from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (8)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (7)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

Photo: David Hayter (294)

Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside - St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: David Hayter (403)

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 - Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (332)

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 - 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)


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