Walk c240 Kirk Fell, Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Fantastic high level walk with glorious views


Route outline for walk c240:

Wasdale Head  -  Kirk Fell  -  Kirk Fell (East Top)  -  Black Sail Pass  -  Looking Stead (Pillar)  -  High Level Route  -  Robinson's Cairn  -  Pillar  -  Wind Gap  -  Black Crag (Pillar)  -  Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)  -  Steeple  -  Red Pike (Wasdale)  -  Dore Head  -  Mosedale Beck  -  Wasdale Head  -  Wast Water.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Wasdale Head is a tiny hamlet of agricultural fields and dwellings that claims to be home of the highest mountain in England (Scafell Pike), the deepest lake (Wast Water), the smallest church (Church of St Olaf) and the biggest liar (Will Ritson). There is an excellent National Trust Campsite and a fine pub - the Wasdale Inn - which claims to be the birthplace of British rock climbing. There is also a large free parking area for visitors.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
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 Pillar at 892m (2928ft). Pillar is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (11th highest in England, 29th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 8). Pillar is also known as a English Nuttall (13th highest in England, 33rd highest in England & Wales). Pillar is also classified as a English Marilyn (6th highest in England, 249th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) at 841m (2760ft). Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (27th highest in England, 53rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 23). Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) is also known as a English Nuttall (34th highest in England, 62nd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Black Crag (Pillar) at 828m (2717ft). Black Crag (Pillar) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (31st highest in England, 60th highest in England & Wales). Black Crag (Pillar) is also known as an English Nuttall (38th highest in England, 70th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Red Pike (Wasdale) at 826m (2711ft). Red Pike (Wasdale) is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (32nd highest in England, 62nd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 26) and a English Nuttall (39th highest in England, 73rd highest in England & Wales); Steeple at 819m (2688ft). Steeple is classified as a Wainwright (No. 28) and a English Nuttall (41st highest in England, 77th highest in England & Wales); Kirk Fell at 802m (2632ft). Kirk Fell is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (38th England, 72nd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 33), a English Nuttall (46th highest in England, 88th highest in England & Wales); Kirk Fell (East Top) at 787m (2583ft). Kirk Fell (East Top) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (50th England, 89th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (59th highest in England, 108th highest in England & Wales); Looking Stead (Pillar) at 627m (2058ft). Looking Stead (Pillar) is known as an English Nuttall (221st highest in England, 384th highest in England & Wales)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL4 & OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c240 Kirk Fell, Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

In no particular order . . .

*Red Pike, Black Crag, Pillar and Looking Stead from Mosedale, Wasdale

*Red Pike, Black Crag, Pillar and Looking Stead from Mosedale, Wasdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (6)

Great Gable from Burnthwaite Farm, Wasdale Head

Great Gable from Burnthwaite Farm, Wasdale Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (85)

The River Usk

The River Usk

Photo: Ken Muirhead (6)

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Wast Water

Photo: Alan Wainwright (76)

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Dumyat trig point and summit beacon

Photo: Peter Schofield (4)

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) and Scafell Pike (far right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) and Scafell Pike (far right) from Wast Water

Photo: Peter Dryden (4)

Ennerdale (featuring Loft Beck and Tongue Beck) from Black Sail Pass

Ennerdale (featuring Loft Beck and Tongue Beck) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: Tony Higgs (25)

Black Crag (Pillar) summit cairn

Black Crag (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (33)

Sugarloaf Hill (Malverns) from the top of Malvern (Worcestershire Beacon)

Sugarloaf Hill (Malverns) from the top of Malvern (Worcestershire Beacon)

Photo: Eric Byrd (3)

Illgill Head and Wasdale from Kirk Fell

Illgill Head and Wasdale from Kirk Fell

Photo: Peter Swan (20)

*Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

*Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (19)

Yewbarrow from Mosedale

Yewbarrow from Mosedale

Photo: Mick Fox (4)

Walker Barn Methodist Church

Walker Barn Methodist Church

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (32)

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre), Lingmell (right) and the lower slopes of Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre), Lingmell (right) and the lower slopes of Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (4)

The setting sun on Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head

The setting sun on Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head

Photo: Mick Fox (6)

Red Pike (Wasdale) from the cairn on Dore Head

Red Pike (Wasdale) from the cairn on Dore Head

Photo: David Connolly (39)

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (1)

Snailsden Reservoir

Snailsden Reservoir

Photo: Jeff Kirkpatrick (5)

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Photo: David Wright (87)

Red Pike (Wasdale) from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Red Pike (Wasdale) from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Photo: David Connolly (37)

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Red Pike (Wasdale) summit cairn

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Red Pike (Wasdale) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (38)

Lightning Hill from Wether Law (Teviothead)

Lightning Hill from Wether Law (Teviothead)

Photo: Ian Leighton (32)

Lad's Leap

Lad's Leap

Photo: Joanna Lyon (8)

View Point nr Norbury Park House

View Point nr Norbury Park House

Photo: Dean Woodrow (7)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Trum y Ddysgl from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Mynydd Drws-y-coed (The Nantlle Ridge) and Trum y Ddysgl from Y Garn (Moel Hebog)

Photo: David Zuckerman (9)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (2)

Hen Comb from Mosedale Beck

Hen Comb from Mosedale Beck

Photo: David Hayter (364)

Castlerigg Stone Circle nr Keswick

Castlerigg Stone Circle nr Keswick

Photo: Glynn Trueman (6)

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre in cloud), Lingmell and the shoulder or Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre in cloud), Lingmell and the shoulder or Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (104)

Mosedale (Wasdale) with Yewbarrow beyond from Black Sail Pass

Mosedale (Wasdale) with Yewbarrow beyond from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (20)

Wasdale

Wasdale

Photo: Mick Coxon (14)

The Transmitter on the top of The Wrekin

The Transmitter on the top of The Wrekin

Photo: Martin Howard (1)

Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) and  Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water in Wasdale

Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water in Wasdale

Photo: David Swales (5)

Farne Islands, Blackrocks Point, Bamburgh Lighthouse and Harkess Rocks from near Budle Point

Farne Islands, Blackrocks Point, Bamburgh Lighthouse and Harkess Rocks from near Budle Point

Photo: Steve Clements (5)

Ennerdale Water from Pillar

Ennerdale Water from Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (31)

The River Rawthey

The River Rawthey

Photo: Jez England (4)

*Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

*Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (32)

Ill Bell and Froswick from Sleddale Forest

Ill Bell and Froswick from Sleddale Forest

Photo: Mike Knipe (130)

*Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

*Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (12)

Great Gable from Wasdale Head

Great Gable from Wasdale Head

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (1)

Yewbarrow beyond from Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Yewbarrow beyond from Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (21)

Gordale Scar

Gordale Scar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (127)

Sheepfold/ruin on Gorllwn onthe way to Fan Fawr

Sheepfold/ruin on Gorllwn onthe way to Fan Fawr

Photo: Jon Norbury (7)

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (23)

Llyn Ogwen, Tryfan and Lynn Idwal from Y Garn (Glyders)

Llyn Ogwen, Tryfan and Lynn Idwal from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Mike Knipe (122)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (116)

Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

Photo: Jon Eckersall (14)

Wast Water from Wasdale Head

Wast Water from Wasdale Head

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (6)

Glyder Fawr summit

Glyder Fawr summit

Photo: Geoff Smithson (58)

Pillar summit trig point

Pillar summit trig point

Photo: David Connolly (29)

Scarth Gap and Hay stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale from The High Level Route, Pillar

Scarth Gap and Hay stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale from The High Level Route, Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (25)

The bealach at Ludsgill Sware between Pike Fell and Scawd Bank

The bealach at Ludsgill Sware between Pike Fell and Scawd Bank

Photo: Ian Leighton (71)

Packhorse Bridge over Mosedale Beck, Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Packhorse Bridge over Mosedale Beck, Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (18)

Yewbarrow (now conquered!) from the road to the  National Trust Camp Site at Wasdale where we were staying

Yewbarrow (now conquered!) from the road to the National Trust Camp Site at Wasdale where we were staying

Photo: Kerin Thorpe (2)

Helsby Hill from Snidley Moor Wood

Helsby Hill from Snidley Moor Wood

Photo: Derek Brindley (21)

Mam Tor summit

Mam Tor summit

Photo: Shara Higgins (1)

Looking down Mosedale to Wasdale Head from Little Scoat Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale) on the right in shadow and the Scafell Massif (featuring Great End, Broad Crag, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) across the valley

Looking down Mosedale to Wasdale Head from Little Scoat Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale) on the right in shadow and the Scafell Massif (featuring Great End, Broad Crag, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) across the valley

Photo: Rob Barklamb (48)

Photo: Roy Crogan (113)

Nant Paradwys waterfall

Nant Paradwys waterfall

Photo: Colin France (12)

The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

Photo: Ian Mansell (13)

Pillar Rock beyond (to right of the 'notch') from the High Level Route

Pillar Rock beyond (to right of the 'notch') from the High Level Route

Photo: David Connolly (27)

Pillar summit

Pillar summit

Photo: David Swales (12)

Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)

Dyserth Waterfall (Rhaeadr Dyserth)

Photo: Peter Ingham (7)

Little Scoat Fell from the summit of Steeple

Little Scoat Fell from the summit of Steeple

Photo: Christine Shepherd (539)

The Rising Sun pub in Little Hampden

The Rising Sun pub in Little Hampden

Photo: Rebecca Dyson (5)

Small tarn near the summit of Looking Stead (Pillar)

Small tarn near the summit of Looking Stead (Pillar)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (344)

Black Grag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Black Grag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (245)

Rough Tor from Brown Willy

Rough Tor from Brown Willy

Photo: Liz Slater (3)

Looking Stead (Pillar) from The High Level Route, Pillar

Looking Stead (Pillar) from The High Level Route, Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (24)

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

*Derwent Water with Walla Crag, Bleaberry Fell and High Seat beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Lesley Line (1)

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

The boys on the summit of Mam Tor

Photo: Dorsal Finn (109)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (1)

The Consiton Fells from Black Fell (Black Crag)

The Consiton Fells from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (52)

Black Crag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Black Crag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (241)

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell and the shoulder of Scafell Pike from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell and the shoulder of Scafell Pike from Wast Water

Photo: Alan Wainwright (74)

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Pillar

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (30)

Wast Water and Wasdale Head from the lower slopes of Great Gable and Kirk Fell

Wast Water and Wasdale Head from the lower slopes of Great Gable and Kirk Fell

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (5)

Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (49)

Wet Sleddale Reservoir

Wet Sleddale Reservoir

Photo: Christine Shepherd (343)

Robinson's Cairn with Pillar Rock beyond (left of the cairn and to right of the 'notch')

Robinson's Cairn with Pillar Rock beyond (left of the cairn and to right of the 'notch')

Photo: David Connolly (26)

Greasley Hollow from the ruined Mareknowles Farm

Greasley Hollow from the ruined Mareknowles Farm

Photo: Harry Starkey (39)

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (in cloud centre), Lingmell (centre right) and the Wast Water screes (right) reflected in Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (in cloud centre), Lingmell (centre right) and the Wast Water screes (right) reflected in Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (29)

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) from Wast Water

Photo: Peter Dryden (3)

Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell from across Wast Water

Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell from across Wast Water

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (2)

The Quiraing on the lower slopes of Meall na Suiramach

The Quiraing on the lower slopes of Meall na Suiramach

Photo: Andy Malcolm (203)

Blackbeck Tarn with Great Gable towering beyond from Hay Stacks

Blackbeck Tarn with Great Gable towering beyond from Hay Stacks

Photo: Mike Knipe (159)

Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Wast Water

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (13)

Carn Pica above Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Carn Pica above Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Photo: Jan Bowkler (3)

Pillar Rock from Pillar

Pillar Rock from Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (28)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Photo: Heather Walsh (3)

Yewbarrow Great Gable, Lingmell and Scafell Pike from Wast Water, Wasdale

Yewbarrow Great Gable, Lingmell and Scafell Pike from Wast Water, Wasdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (27)

Steeple from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Steeple from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Photo: David Connolly (35)

Kirk Fell (East Top) summit cairn

Kirk Fell (East Top) summit cairn

Photo: Matt Delemare (39)

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Photo: David Hayter (152)

Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (29)

The famous 'kissing' Wain Stones

The famous 'kissing' Wain Stones

Photo: Norman Howarth (5)

Steeple Summit

Steeple Summit

Photo: Wayne Hill (8)

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (6)

Britain's Favourite View - Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Great End, Sca Fell and the shoulder of Illgill Head (far right) from Wast Water

Britain's Favourite View - Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Great End, Sca Fell and the shoulder of Illgill Head (far right) from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (242)

Wasdale Head (left), Burnmoor Tarn, Yewbarrow (front centre), Illgill Head (back) and Wast Water from Pillar

Wasdale Head (left), Burnmoor Tarn, Yewbarrow (front centre), Illgill Head (back) and Wast Water from Pillar

Photo: Paul Johnson (10)

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (22)

*Steeple

*Steeple

Photo: Wayne Hill (9)

Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (17)

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Photo: John Fox (2)

Llyn Bochlwyd from Tryfan

Llyn Bochlwyd from Tryfan

Photo: Will Davidson (7)

The Nab (Martindale) from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

The Nab (Martindale) from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Photo: Stephen Collins (17)

Wasdale Head Hall Farm

Wasdale Head Hall Farm

Photo: Craig Carter (40)

Walking through Weathermore Copse on a lovely spring day

Walking through Weathermore Copse on a lovely spring day

Photo: Peter Inglesfield (13)

The Cannon Kissing Gate allowing access into Chatsworth Park from Baslow

The Cannon Kissing Gate allowing access into Chatsworth Park from Baslow

Photo: Russell Hubbard (12)

Waterfall on Middle Black Clough

Waterfall on Middle Black Clough

Photo: Brian Davidson (9)

High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Looking Stead (Pillar)

High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Looking Stead (Pillar)

Photo: David Connolly (18)

Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Photo: Alan Wainwright (73)

Lesley, Millie and Monty on Robinson summit in May 2012

Lesley, Millie and Monty on Robinson summit in May 2012

Photo: Tony Lee (2)

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes

Photo: Alan Wainwright (75)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (3)

Watendlath Tarn and High Tove from near Watendlath

Watendlath Tarn and High Tove from near Watendlath

Photo: Andy Jamieson (4)

The Cheshire Countryside near Statham

The Cheshire Countryside near Statham

Photo: Richard Llewellyn (5)

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell at sunset from Wasdale

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell at sunset from Wasdale

Photo: Craig Carter (23)

Sunset on Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale

Sunset on Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale

Photo: Mick Fox (8)

Walking along Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Walking along Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (117)

Yewbarrow and Great Gable from Wast Water, Wasdale

Yewbarrow and Great Gable from Wast Water, Wasdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (26)

Bridge of the River Wye in Upperdale

Bridge of the River Wye in Upperdale

Photo: Gilbert Rowbottom (2)

Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Photo: James Brennan (6)

Pillar from Kirk Fell

Pillar from Kirk Fell

Photo: Matt Delemare (41)

Crummock Water with Mellbreak beyond from Robinson

Crummock Water with Mellbreak beyond from Robinson

Photo: Andy Jamieson (3)

Mickledore at Sunset from Wasdale

Mickledore at Sunset from Wasdale

Photo: Craig Carter (27)

Kirk Fell from Wasdale Head

Kirk Fell from Wasdale Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (225)

Stainton Pike beyond Rowantree Force from Waberthwaite Fell

Stainton Pike beyond Rowantree Force from Waberthwaite Fell

Photo: Andy Malcolm (198)

Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis

Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis

Photo: Chris Fairfowl (2)

Rainbow in Weardale

Rainbow in Weardale

Photo: John Bragg (1)

Swirling mist clearing the ridge on Red Pike (Wasdale) from Steeple

Swirling mist clearing the ridge on Red Pike (Wasdale) from Steeple

Photo: Andy Malcolm (108)

Yewbarrow (left), Kirk Fell (partially hidden), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head (right) from across Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Kirk Fell (partially hidden), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Mick Coxon (15)

Kirk Fell (East Top) (left) and Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell (East Top) (left) and Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (15)

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Helicopter rescue on Crib Goch

Photo: Dave Blanchard (3)

Scafell Pike (left) and Sca Fell (right) from Wasdale

Scafell Pike (left) and Sca Fell (right) from Wasdale

Photo: David Togstead (1)

Great Gable (left) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Black Sail Pass

Great Gable (left) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Swales (11)

View from Rothbury Terraces

View from Rothbury Terraces

Photo: David Wright (85)

The Wasdale Valley featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from near Westmorland Cairn on the summit of Great Gable

The Wasdale Valley featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from near Westmorland Cairn on the summit of Great Gable

Photo: Ian Mansell (14)

Pavey Ark from Harrison Stickle

Pavey Ark from Harrison Stickle

Photo: Mike Walker (272)

The River Conquet with Shillmoor in the Distance

The River Conquet with Shillmoor in the Distance

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (15)

The summit shelter, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, Buttermere, Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail and Knott Rigg from the summit of Robinson

The summit shelter, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, Buttermere, Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail and Knott Rigg from the summit of Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (30)

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Wind Gap

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Wind Gap

Photo: David Connolly (32)

Ennerdale Water from Steeple

Ennerdale Water from Steeple

Photo: Wayne Hill (10)

Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn

Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn

Photo: David Elliott (5)

Farmland near Rowarth with Kinder Scout in the background

Farmland near Rowarth with Kinder Scout in the background

Photo: Richard Hooper (15)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Photo: Heather Ward (1)

Gazeley Village Green (on The Icknield Way), near Newmarket

Gazeley Village Green (on The Icknield Way), near Newmarket

Photo: Shara Higgins (52)

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale (featuring Black Sail Hut Youth Hostel) from Black Sail Pass

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale (featuring Black Sail Hut Youth Hostel) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: Tony Higgs (24)

*Red Pike, Pillar and Kirk Fell from Dore Head

*Red Pike, Pillar and Kirk Fell from Dore Head

Photo: Wayne Hill (25)

Leigh Place Pond near Godstone

Leigh Place Pond near Godstone

Photo: Deborah Stringer (2)

The view north from Looking Stead (Pillar) featuring Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Brandreth (far right)

The view north from Looking Stead (Pillar) featuring Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Brandreth (far right)

Photo: David Connolly (16)

Craig Cwm Silyn & Craig Pennant from Bwlch Dros-bern

Craig Cwm Silyn & Craig Pennant from Bwlch Dros-bern

Photo: David Zuckerman (25)

Victory (left), Defiance and Royal Soverin (right) - the three large boulders that form The Three Ships on Birchen Edge

Victory (left), Defiance and Royal Soverin (right) - the three large boulders that form The Three Ships on Birchen Edge

Photo: Mike Walker (60)

Pillar Summit

Pillar Summit

Photo: Mick Fox (7)

Arenig Fach from Afon Celyn (Afon Gelyn)

Arenig Fach from Afon Celyn (Afon Gelyn)

Photo: Robin Slater (6)

High Neb (Stanage Edge) summit trig point

High Neb (Stanage Edge) summit trig point

Photo: Max Magnusson (1)

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (5)

Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson

Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (28)

Steeple and Long Crag with Crag Fell (sunlit in the distance), Ennerdale Water and Great Borne from Pillar

Steeple and Long Crag with Crag Fell (sunlit in the distance), Ennerdale Water and Great Borne from Pillar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (239)

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) summit cairn with Steeple beyond

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) summit cairn with Steeple beyond

Photo: David Connolly (36)

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (345)

Dore Head (left) and Pillar from Mosedale, Wasdale Head

Dore Head (left) and Pillar from Mosedale, Wasdale Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (86)

Pool on The Hangers Way

Pool on The Hangers Way

Photo: Clive Estherby (5)

Kirk Fell summit cairn with Great Gable in the background

Kirk Fell summit cairn with Great Gable in the background

Photo: Matt Delemare (40)

Kirk Fell from the tarn above Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell from the tarn above Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (19)

Kirk Fell and Mosedale from Dore Head having just climbed up from Wasdale and heading for Yewbarrow

Kirk Fell and Mosedale from Dore Head having just climbed up from Wasdale and heading for Yewbarrow

Photo: Kerin Thorpe (1)

Easter Tor, Newton Tors and Hare Law from Black Bog (Haddon Hill)

Easter Tor, Newton Tors and Hare Law from Black Bog (Haddon Hill)

Photo: Ian Leighton (87)

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (3)

Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Mellbreak and Loweswater from Robinson

Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Mellbreak and Loweswater from Robinson

Photo: Gerry Ball (1)

Robinson summit shelter

Robinson summit shelter

Photo: Chris Brankin (27)

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Photo: Michael Davidson (51)

Great Gable from Burnthwaite, Wasdale Head

Great Gable from Burnthwaite, Wasdale Head

Photo: David Swales (13)

Barnoldswick from Weets Hill

Barnoldswick from Weets Hill

Photo: Stuart Richardson (19)

Pillar (left) and Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn

Pillar (left) and Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn

Photo: David Elliott (6)

Boundary stone on Rombalds Moor (Ilkley Moor)

Boundary stone on Rombalds Moor (Ilkley Moor)

Photo: Tony Quayle (10)

Robin Hood (Crookdale) summit cairn

Robin Hood (Crookdale) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (280)

Yewbarrow at sunrise from Wast Water

Yewbarrow at sunrise from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (163)

Lossburn Reservoir

Lossburn Reservoir

Photo: Peter Schofield (7)

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Photo: Angela Henstock (1)

Wasdale Head from Kirk Fell

Wasdale Head from Kirk Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (5)

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Elidir Fawr and Cwm Dudodyn from Foel-goch

Photo: Peter Scholes (8)

Yewbarrow from Wasdale Head (near the campsite)

Yewbarrow from Wasdale Head (near the campsite)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (77)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Dutton Locks on the Weaver Navigation (River Weaver)

Photo: Jimmy Wakefield (4)

Me by the Trig Point on the summit of Pillar

Me by the Trig Point on the summit of Pillar

Photo: Christine Shepherd (522)

Haystacks from Looking Stead (Pillar) with a Herdwick Sheep for company

Haystacks from Looking Stead (Pillar) with a Herdwick Sheep for company

Photo: Christine Shepherd (346)

Dale Bridge, Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Dale Bridge, Ecton and the Manifold Way from Ecton Hill

Photo: Michael Davidson (60)

The High Level Route from Looking Stead (Pillar) to Robinson's Cairn, Pillar

The High Level Route from Looking Stead (Pillar) to Robinson's Cairn, Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (23)

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale Head

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale Head

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (14)

Loweswater and Darling Fell (right) from Mosedale Beck

Loweswater and Darling Fell (right) from Mosedale Beck

Photo: David Hayter (365)

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) from Steeple summit cairn

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) from Steeple summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (34)

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Photo: Rosemary Janes (1)

Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Approaching a false summit on Mynydd Moel

Photo: Gerald Murphy (62)

Fan Fawr summit cairn

Fan Fawr summit cairn

Photo: Jon Norbury (8)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (183)


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