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  -   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
7
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
2
Bridgets

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). Fairfield is also classified as an English Marilyn (7th highest in England, 278th 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, 86th 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 Red Screes at 776m (2547ft). Red Screes is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (56th England, 99th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 49), an English Nuttall (68th highest in England, 120th highest in England & Wales) ; Great Rigg at 766m (2514ft). Great Rigg is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (62nd highest in England, 107th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 54) and an English Nuttall (76th highest in England, 130th highest in England & Wales) ; Snarker Pike at 644m (2114ft). Snarker Pike is known as an Bridget. ; Little Hart Crag at 637m (2091ft). Little Hart Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (154th highest in England, 264th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 119) and an English Nuttall (206th highest in England, 356th highest in England & Wales) ; Rydal Fell at 621m (2038ft). Rydal Fell is known as an Bridget. ; 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) ; Nab Scar at 450m (1477ft). Nab Scar is classified as a Wainwright (No. 190) .

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 . . .

Looking East to the snowy fell tops of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and High Street from the summit of Little Hart Crag

Looking East to the snowy fell tops of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and High Street from the summit of Little Hart Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (5)

Fairfield summit cairn with Windermere in the distance

Fairfield summit cairn with Windermere in the distance

Photo: Christine Shepherd (113)

Hart Crag

Hart Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (4)

Sunset from Heron Pike on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Sunset from Heron Pike on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (348)

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)

*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)

Looking down to Alcock Tarn from near Heron Pike with Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell beyond

Looking down to Alcock Tarn from near Heron Pike with Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (111)

South from Fairfield

South from Fairfield

Photo: Glynn Trueman (1)

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)

*The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

*The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Andy Malcolm (14)


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