Walk c243 High Raise and Ullscarf from Rosthwaite

Fine views though N of Ullscarf - can be boggy


Route outline for walk c243:

Rosthwaite  -  Stonethwaite  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Stonethwaite Beck  -  Galleny Force  -  The Cumbria Way  -  Langstrath Beck  -  Eagle Crag  -  Sergeant's Crag  -  High Raise (Langdale)  -  Low White Stones  -  Greenup Edge  -  Ullscarf  -  High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)  -  Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)  -  Lord's How  -  Dock Tarn  -  Willygrass Gill  -  Great Crag  -  Rosthwaite.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Raise (Langdale) at 762m (2501ft). High Raise (Langdale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (65th highest in England, 111th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 57). High Raise (Langdale) is also known as an English Nuttall (79th highest in England, 135th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (20th highest in England, 467th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Low White Stones at 733m (2406ft). Low White Stones is known as an Bridget.

You will also reach the summit of Ullscarf at 726m (2382ft). Ullscarf is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (83rd highest in England, 143rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 74). Ullscarf is also known as an English Nuttall (104th highest in England, 177th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c243 High Raise and Ullscarf from Rosthwaite

In no particular order . . .

Harrison Stickle (left) and Pike of Stickle (centre right) with the Coniston Fells beyond from High Raise (Langdale)

Harrison Stickle (left) and Pike of Stickle (centre right) with the Coniston Fells beyond from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (222)

Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Great Crag

Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (75)

The High Raise (Langdale) summit trig point

The High Raise (Langdale) summit trig point

Photo: Tim Hope (31)

Langstrath Valley

Langstrath Valley

Photo: Paul Johnson (6)

Eagle Crag

Eagle Crag

Photo: David Hayter (12)

Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (15)

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Photo: Pauline Mealor (1)

Blea Tarn and Bell Crags from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Blea Tarn and Bell Crags from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Photo: Marcel Bannon (16)

Borrowdale from Eagle Crag

Borrowdale from Eagle Crag

Photo: Gerry Ball (46)

The Borrowdale Fells from Greenup Edge

The Borrowdale Fells from Greenup Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (213)

The Trig point on the summit of High Raise (Langdale)

The Trig point on the summit of High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (497)

High Crag and Stonethwaite Fell from Stonethwaite Beck

High Crag and Stonethwaite Fell from Stonethwaite Beck

Photo: Stuart Crane (2)

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Photo: Glynn Trueman (45)

Langstrath Beck in Langstrath

Langstrath Beck in Langstrath

Photo: John Antrobus (27)

Borrowdale from Great Crag

Borrowdale from Great Crag

Photo: Marcel Bannon (24)

On Sergeant's Crag

On Sergeant's Crag

Photo: Marcel Bannon (8)

Mere Gill, Greenhow Gill and Footmoorgate Gill 'streaming' into Greenup Gill beyond Pounsey Crag (far right) as seen from Eagle Crag

Mere Gill, Greenhow Gill and Footmoorgate Gill 'streaming' into Greenup Gill beyond Pounsey Crag (far right) as seen from Eagle Crag

Photo: Marcel Bannon (4)

High Raise (Langdale) from Low White Stones

High Raise (Langdale) from Low White Stones

Photo: Alan Wainwright (214)

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Photo: Toby Mettam (1)

Watendlath from Great Crag

Watendlath from Great Crag

Photo: David Hayter (17)

*Scafell Pike (far left back) and The Borrowdale Fells featuring Allen Crags, High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Stead, Glaramara, Comb Head, Comb Door Top, Dovenest Top and Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) from High Raise (Langdale)

*Scafell Pike (far left back) and The Borrowdale Fells featuring Allen Crags, High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Stead, Glaramara, Comb Head, Comb Door Top, Dovenest Top and Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (32)

Rosthwaite Fell from Sergeant's Crag summit

Rosthwaite Fell from Sergeant's Crag summit

Photo: Marcel Bannon (10)

Dock Tarn and Green Combe from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Dock Tarn and Green Combe from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Photo: Marcel Bannon (17)

On the Cumbrian Way beside Stonethwaite Beck looking up Borrowdale to Alisongrass Crag and Eagle Crag

On the Cumbrian Way beside Stonethwaite Beck looking up Borrowdale to Alisongrass Crag and Eagle Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (67)

Ullscarf summit cairn

Ullscarf summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (11)

Eagle Crag from Sergeant's Crag

Eagle Crag from Sergeant's Crag

Photo: Gerry Ball (45)

Glaramara and The Borrowdale Fells from Langstrath Beck

Glaramara and The Borrowdale Fells from Langstrath Beck

Photo: David Swales (3)

Bridge over Stonethwaite Beck in the Langstrath Valley

Bridge over Stonethwaite Beck in the Langstrath Valley

Photo: Glynn Trueman (48)

Skiddaw from High Raise (Langdale)

Skiddaw from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: James Brennan (2)

Early morning valley mist below Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells (Catbells) with the summit of Castle Crag (front right) lit by a ray of sunshine from Rosthwaite

Early morning valley mist below Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells (Catbells) with the summit of Castle Crag (front right) lit by a ray of sunshine from Rosthwaite

Photo: Alan Wainwright (234)

High Raise (Langdale) Summit

High Raise (Langdale) Summit

Photo: Hugh Turner (3)

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Photo: Glynn Trueman (46)

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (14)

Grange Fell (Brund Fell) from near Rosthwaite, Borrowdale

Grange Fell (Brund Fell) from near Rosthwaite, Borrowdale

Photo: Stephen Collins (65)

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit with Ullscarf beyond

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit with Ullscarf beyond

Photo: Marcel Bannon (13)

Looking north across the High Raise (Langdale) massif

Looking north across the High Raise (Langdale) massif

Photo: Alan Wainwright (215)

Galleny Force

Galleny Force

Photo: Gerry Ball (44)

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Photo: Glynn Trueman (47)

The summit cairn on Great Crag

The summit cairn on Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (71)

The Cumbria Way near Stonethwaite

The Cumbria Way near Stonethwaite

Photo: David Hayter (11)

Dock Tarn (Watendlath Fell)

Dock Tarn (Watendlath Fell)

Photo: Stephen Collins (76)

Eagle Crag summit slab

Eagle Crag summit slab

Photo: Marcel Bannon (6)

Eagle Crag Summit

Eagle Crag Summit

Photo: David Hayter (13)

Dock Tarn

Dock Tarn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (22)

Shaun, Tetley & Grizzly on High Raise (Langdale)

Shaun, Tetley & Grizzly on High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Gerry Ball (61)

High Raise (Langdale) summit trig point

High Raise (Langdale) summit trig point

Photo: Alan Wainwright (221)

Eagle Crag summit cairn

Eagle Crag summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (5)

The Langstrath Valley from Stonethwaite Beck

The Langstrath Valley from Stonethwaite Beck

Photo: Stuart Crane (1)

Dock Tarn

Dock Tarn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (21)

Watendlath & Watendlath Tarn with High Seat (Ashness Fell) beyond from the summit of Great Crag

Watendlath & Watendlath Tarn with High Seat (Ashness Fell) beyond from the summit of Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (72)

Dock Tarn (Watendlath Fell)

Dock Tarn (Watendlath Fell)

Photo: Stephen Collins (70)

Low White Stones (foreground) with Borrowdale beyond from High Raise (Langdale)

Low White Stones (foreground) with Borrowdale beyond from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (220)

Glaramara from Low White Stones summit

Glaramara from Low White Stones summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (218)

The path beside Dock Tarn (Watendlath Fell)

The path beside Dock Tarn (Watendlath Fell)

Photo: Stephen Collins (77)

Sergeant's Crag from Eagle Crag

Sergeant's Crag from Eagle Crag

Photo: Gerry Ball (47)

Dock Tarn

Dock Tarn

Photo: David Hayter (16)

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Photo: Mike Knipe (141)

Alisongrass Crag and Borrowdale from Eagle Crag

Alisongrass Crag and Borrowdale from Eagle Crag

Photo: Marcel Bannon (3)

Me beside the Trig Point on High Raise (Langdale) Summit

Me beside the Trig Point on High Raise (Langdale) Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (504)

Rosthwaite and Borrowdale from the summit of Great Crag

Rosthwaite and Borrowdale from the summit of Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (73)

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Photo: Glynn Trueman (44)

Dock Tarn

Dock Tarn

Photo: Jamie Caryl (9)

Low White Stones summit

Low White Stones summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (217)

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

Photo: Robert Withers (2)

On the High Raise (Langdale) massif

On the High Raise (Langdale) massif

Photo: Alan Wainwright (216)

Langstrath Beck

Langstrath Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (111)

Watendlath from Great Crag

Watendlath from Great Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (109)

Ullscarf summit

Ullscarf summit

Photo: Marcel Bannon (12)

King's How and Grange Fell (Brund Fell) from the summit of Great Crag

King's How and Grange Fell (Brund Fell) from the summit of Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (74)

Borrowdale from High Raise (Langdale)

Borrowdale from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (33)

Langstrath and Eagle Crag (right)

Langstrath and Eagle Crag (right)

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (7)

Borrowdale from Great Crag

Borrowdale from Great Crag

Photo: Marcel Bannon (25)

Dock Tarn

Dock Tarn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (20)

Great Crag summit cairn

Great Crag summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (231)

Stonethwaite Valley from Sergeant's Crag

Stonethwaite Valley from Sergeant's Crag

Photo: David Hayter (15)

King's How from near Rosthwaite, Borrowdale

King's How from near Rosthwaite, Borrowdale

Photo: Stephen Collins (66)

The Stonethwaite Valley South East of Stonethwaite

The Stonethwaite Valley South East of Stonethwaite

Photo: John Antrobus (28)

Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Photo: Marcel Bannon (18)

Green Combe, Lord's How and Blea Tarn from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Green Combe, Lord's How and Blea Tarn from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Photo: Marcel Bannon (19)

Sergeant's Crag summit cairn

Sergeant's Crag summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (9)

Tony Price on Eagle Crag

Tony Price on Eagle Crag

Photo: Tony Price (4)

The Borrowdale Fells from Low White Stones

The Borrowdale Fells from Low White Stones

Photo: Alan Wainwright (219)

Willygrass Gill

Willygrass Gill

Photo: Marcel Bannon (26)

Rosthwaite Fell from Sergeant's Crag

Rosthwaite Fell from Sergeant's Crag

Photo: David Hayter (14)

Approaching Sergeant's Crag

Approaching Sergeant's Crag

Photo: Marcel Bannon (7)

Great Crag summit cairn

Great Crag summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (23)


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