Walk c245 Blencathra from Mungrisdale

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Route outline for walk c245:

Mungrisdale  -  Souther Fell  -  River Glendermackin  -  Brunt Knott  -  Scales Beck  -  Scales Tarn  -  Sharp Edge  -  Atkinson Pike  -  Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)  -  Mungrisdale Common  -  Bannerdale Crags  -  Bowscale Fell  -  Tarn Crags Top  -  Raven Crags  -  Mungrisdale.



Sue_Ter Fell

The summit of Souther Fell is marked by marked by a cairn.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) at 868m (2849ft). Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (16th highest in England, 38th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 14). Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) is also known as a English Nuttall (19th highest in England, 44th highest in England & Wales). Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) is also classified as a English Marilyn (8th highest in England, 285th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Atkinson Pike at 845m (2773ft). Atkinson Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (30th highest in England, 58th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Bowscale Fell at 702m (2304ft). Bowscale Fell is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (104th highest in England, 171st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 87). Bowscale Fell is also known as a English Nuttall (131st highest in England, 216th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Bannerdale Crags at 683m (2242ft). Bannerdale Crags is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (113th highest in England, 192nd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 97) and a English Nuttall (150th highest in England, 252nd highest in England & Wales); Mungrisdale Common at 633m (2078ft). Mungrisdale Common is classified as a Wainwright (No. 121) ; Souther Fell at 522m (1713ft). Souther Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 164), and a English Dewey (133rd highest in England, 303rd highest in England & Wales).

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 c245 Blencathra from Mungrisdale

In no particular order . . .

Borrowdale and Styhead Pass from the slopes of Great Gable above Sty Head

Borrowdale and Styhead Pass from the slopes of Great Gable above Sty Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (220)

Tilgate Park, Crawley

Tilgate Park, Crawley

Photo: Jean Betts (18)

Sharp Edge from Scales Tarn, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Sharp Edge from Scales Tarn, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (112)

Bla Bheinn (Blaven) from the west side of Camasunary Bay

Bla Bheinn (Blaven) from the west side of Camasunary Bay

Photo: Andy Malcolm (211)

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

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

Photo: Eric Byrd (3)

Ysgafell Wen (North Top) and Llynnau'r Cwn from Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top)

Ysgafell Wen (North Top) and Llynnau'r Cwn from Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top)

Photo: Edward Jones (11)

Malham Cove

Malham Cove

Photo: Chris Oldfield (2)

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Looking over Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (11)

Higher Tor

Higher Tor

Photo: Stephen Worth (23)

Bridge at Glebe Water near Godstone

Bridge at Glebe Water near Godstone

Photo: Deborah Stringer (3)


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