Walk c231 Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Hartsop

Fabulous (shorter) high level walk


Route outline for walk c231:

- Cow Bridge  -   Brothers Water  -   Hartsop  -   Hartsop Dodd  -   Caudale Moor  -   Caudale Head  -   Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)  -   Threshthwaite Mouth  -   Thornthwaite Crag  -   Gray Crag (Hayeswater)  -   Hayeswater Gill  -   Hartsop  -   Cow Bridge.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Thornthwaite Crag at 784m (2573ft). Thornthwaite Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (52nd highest in England, 92nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 44). Thornthwaite Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (62nd in England, 111th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), 763m (2504ft). In Alfred Wainwright's 'Book Two - The Far Eastern Fells' the chapter for Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is entitled simply 'Caudale Moor'. Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (63rd highest in England, 108th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 55). Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is also known as an English Nuttall (77th in England, 131st in England & Wales). Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is classified as a Marilyn (19th highest in England, 461st highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Gray Crag (Hayeswater), 699m (2294ft). Gray Crag (Hayeswater) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 90). Gray Crag (Hayeswater) is also known as an English Nuttall (136th in England, 223rd in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Hartsop Dodd, 618m (2028ft) - a Wainwright (No. 126) and an English Nuttall (240th Eng, 417th Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c231 Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Hartsop

In no particular order . . .

Cloud trapped by a temperature inversion clawing at the eastern slopes of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick as seen from Thornthwaite Crag

Cloud trapped by a temperature inversion clawing at the eastern slopes of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick as seen from Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: Paul Johnson (16)

View from Threshthwaite Crag below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) with the sun just breaking from behind Thorthwaite Crag

View from Threshthwaite Crag below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) with the sun just breaking from behind Thorthwaite Crag

Photo: Paul Johnson (19)

Snow on St Sunday Crag from Gray Crag (Hayeswater)

Snow on St Sunday Crag from Gray Crag (Hayeswater)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (64)

Knott & Rest Dodd from the Straits of Riggindale

Knott & Rest Dodd from the Straits of Riggindale

Photo: William Ringwood (63)

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Johnson (20)

Causey Pike from Rowling End

Causey Pike from Rowling End

Photo: Chris Haselden (45)

Troutbeck from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Troutbeck from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: Ivor Bennett (17)

Approaching the top of Meldon Hill (Dufton Fell)

Approaching the top of Meldon Hill (Dufton Fell)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (552)

Brothers Water

Brothers Water

Photo: David Hayter (58)

Sadgill Bridge

Sadgill Bridge

Photo: Philip Butler (8)


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