Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale

Quieter alternative to crowded Helvellyn


Route outline for walk c235:

Patterdale  -  Arnison Crag  -  Birks  -  St Sunday Crag  -  Deepdale Hause  -  Cofa Pike  -  Fairfield  -  Rydal Head  -  Hart Crag  -  Blake Brow  -  Hartsop Above How  -  Hoggill Brow  -  Gale Crag  -  Bleaberry Knott  -  Cockley How  -  Bridgend  -  Patterdale




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
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) and an English Marilyn (7th highest in England, 280th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of St Sunday Crag at 841m (2760ft). St Sunday Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (27th highest in England, 53rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 22). St Sunday Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (33rd highest in England, 61st highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (10th highest in England, 328th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit 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).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale

In no particular order . . .

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Kirk Fell, Looking Stead & Pillar from the summit of Green Gable

Kirk Fell, Looking Stead & Pillar from the summit of Green Gable

Photo: Chris Brankin (9)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Arnison Crag from Birks

Arnison Crag from Birks

Photo: David Hayter (398)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Ullswater from Arnison Crag

Ullswater from Arnison Crag

Photo: David Hayter (399)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Birks from Arnison Crag

Birks from Arnison Crag

Photo: David Hayter (397)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Hartsop Dodd from Hartsop

Hartsop Dodd from Hartsop

Photo: Ivor Bennett (11)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Path up to Arnison Crag from Patterdale

Path up to Arnison Crag from Patterdale

Photo: David Hayter (396)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Thornthwaite Crag (left), Hartsop Dodd and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (centre), Red Screes (right) and the shoulder of Hartsop above How (foreground) from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Thornthwaite Crag (left), Hartsop Dodd and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (centre), Red Screes (right) and the shoulder of Hartsop above How (foreground) from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (6)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Photo: Alan Wainwright (56)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (327)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - St Sunday Crag Summit

St Sunday Crag Summit

Photo: David Hayter (400)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - 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 c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Place Fell from Patterdale

Place Fell from Patterdale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (3)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - On the summit of Fairfield

On the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Mike Walker (336)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (117)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (330)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - The Helvellyn Ridge beyond St Sunday Crag from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

The Helvellyn Ridge beyond St Sunday Crag from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (7)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: John Holt (1)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - The cairn on Deepdale Hause

The cairn on Deepdale Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (51)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Ullswater and Glenridding from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Ullswater and Glenridding from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (3)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield

The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (4)


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