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




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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) (26th highest in England, 52nd 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) (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).

Along the way you will also bag:

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 c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale

In no particular order . . .

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 - Hart Crag

Hart Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (4)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Anlgetarn Pikes and Brock Crags from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Anlgetarn Pikes and Brock Crags from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (5)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (332)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Rydal Mount

Rydal Mount

Photo: David Wright (265)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - South from Fairfield

South from Fairfield

Photo: Glynn Trueman (1)

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 - Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks

Photo: Alan Wainwright (56)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Chelmsford YHA members on Fairfield looking to Helvellyn, Striding Edge and Catstycam

Chelmsford YHA members on Fairfield looking to Helvellyn, Striding Edge and Catstycam

Photo: Judi Friend (2)

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

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: David Hayter (315)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Great Rigg from Fairfield on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg from Fairfield on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (337)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Place Fell from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Place Fell from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (4)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Fairfield summit cairn with Windermere in the distance

Fairfield summit cairn with Windermere in the distance

Photo: Christine Shepherd (113)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Fairfield summit wind shelter

Fairfield summit wind shelter

Photo: Mike Walker (335)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Grisedale Tarn from Fairfield

Grisedale Tarn from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (7)

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 - 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 - *Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Fairfield

*Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (36)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

Photo: Wayne Hill (38)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How

Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How

Photo: Andy Malcolm (59)


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