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 - The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

Photo: Wayne Hill (38)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Fellow go4awalkers Chris and Alan on Fairfield summit

Fellow go4awalkers Chris and Alan on Fairfield summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (115)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - High Stile, High Crag & Hay Stacks, Crummock Water & Buttermere and Grasmoor from the top of Green Gable

High Stile, High Crag & Hay Stacks, Crummock Water & Buttermere and Grasmoor from the top of Green Gable

Photo: Chris Brankin (11)

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 - Birks summit cairn

Birks summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (55)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Hart Crag summit cairn

Hart Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (328)

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

Hart Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (6)

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 - Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield

Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (5)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

Photo: Christine Shepherd (527)

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 - Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Photo: Mike Walker (333)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - The shoulder of St Sunday Crag and Birks (left), Catstye Cam, Birkhouse Moor (centre) and Sheffield Pike from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

The shoulder of St Sunday Crag and Birks (left), Catstye Cam, Birkhouse Moor (centre) and Sheffield Pike from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (2)

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

Ullswater from St Sunday Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (54)

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 - South from Fairfield

South from Fairfield

Photo: Glynn Trueman (1)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - St Sunday Crag summit cairn

St Sunday Crag summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (53)

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 - Patterdale Church

Patterdale Church

Photo: Alan Wainwright (1)

Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale - Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (3)


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