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 an 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 an English Nuttall (19th highest in England, 44th highest in England & Wales). Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) is also classified as an English Marilyn (8th highest in England, 284th 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 an English Mountain (Hewitt) (105th highest in England, 173rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 87). Bowscale Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (132nd highest in England, 217th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Bannerdale Crags at 683m (2242ft). Bannerdale Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (113th highest in England, 190th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 97) and an English Nuttall (150th highest in England, 250th 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 an English Dewey (132nd highest in England, 301st 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 . . .

Atkinson Pike and the top of Sharp Edge from Hallsfell Top summit cairn, Blencathra or Saddleback

Atkinson Pike and the top of Sharp Edge from Hallsfell Top summit cairn, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (131)

Walking along Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Walking along Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (117)

View from the top of Bannerdale Crags

View from the top of Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Alan Wainwright (138)

Knowe Crags and The Blencathra or Saddleback Ridge from Hallsfell Top

Knowe Crags and The Blencathra or Saddleback Ridge from Hallsfell Top

Photo: Alan Wainwright (125)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top)

Photo: Wayne Hill (56)

*Skiddaw from Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) with the Solway Firth in the distance

*Skiddaw from Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) with the Solway Firth in the distance

Photo: Wayne Hill (57)

Negotiating Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Negotiating Sharp Edge, Blencathra (or Saddleback)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (114)

Blencathra (or Saddleback) (centre left distance) behind Atkinson Pike (centre right) with Sharp Edge prominent (mid left) from an unfamiliar viewpoint on Bowscale Fell

Blencathra (or Saddleback) (centre left distance) behind Atkinson Pike (centre right) with Sharp Edge prominent (mid left) from an unfamiliar viewpoint on Bowscale Fell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (55)

Bowscale Fell across the summit rim of Bannerdale Crags

Bowscale Fell across the summit rim of Bannerdale Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (248)

Atkinson Pike at the top of Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback

Atkinson Pike at the top of Sharp Edge, Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (134)


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