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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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 highest in England, 111th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) at 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 highest in England, 131st highest in England & Wales). Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is also classified as an English Marilyn (19th highest in England, 465th highest in the UK).

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

Along the way you will also bag Hartsop Dodd at 618m (2028ft). Hartsop Dodd is classified as a Wainwright (No. 126) and an English Nuttall (240th highest in England, 417th highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

High Street from Thornthwaite Crag

High Street from Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: William Ringwood (62)

Me on the summit of Gray Crag (Hayeswater)

Me on the summit of Gray Crag (Hayeswater)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (465)

Troutbeck from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Troutbeck from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: Ivor Bennett (17)

Hartsop Dodd from Hartsop

Hartsop Dodd from Hartsop

Photo: Ivor Bennett (11)

South toward The Kirkstone Pass from the shores of Brothers Water

South toward The Kirkstone Pass from the shores of Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (25)

Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Thornthwaite Crag across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Thornthwaite Crag across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Photo: Paul Johnson (15)

Hartsop village from Hartsop Dodd

Hartsop village from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Philip Butler (6)

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (122)

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Photo: Matt Delemare (6)

Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: Ivor Bennett (16)


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