Walk c246 Hopegill Head and Grasmoor from Lanthwaite Green

Superb views of Crummock Water


Route outline for walk c246:

- Lanthwaite Green  -   Liza Beck  -   Whin Ben  -   Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top)  -   Whiteside (Crummock)  -   Gasgale Crags  -   Hopegill Head  -   Hobcarton Crag  -   Sand Hill  -   Coledale Hause  -   Grasmoor  -   Liza Beck  -   Gasgale Gill  -   Lanthwaite.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
6
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Grasmoor at 852m (2796ft). Grasmoor is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (22nd highest in England, 46th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 20). Grasmoor is also known as an English Nuttall (27th in England, 54th in England & Wales). Grasmoor is classified as a Marilyn (9th highest in England, 312th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Hopegill Head, 770m (2527ft). Hopegill Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (59th highest in England, 103rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 52). Hopegill Head is also known as an English Nuttall (73rd in England, 126th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Sand Hill, 756m (2481ft). Sand Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (82nd in England, 141st in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Hobcarton Crag, 739m (2425ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (74th Eng, 130th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (92nd Eng, 159th Eng & Wal); Whiteside (Crummock) 719m (2360ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (87th Eng, 150th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 78) and an English Nuttall (109th Eng, 185th Eng & Wal) and Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) 707m (2320ft) - an English Nuttall (124th Eng, 208th Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c246 Hopegill Head and Grasmoor from Lanthwaite Green

In no particular order . . .

Grasmoor from Whiteless Pike

Grasmoor from Whiteless Pike

Photo: David Hayter (54)

Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (53)

Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head

Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (66)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (291)

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (292)

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (290)

On top of Whiteside (Crummock) looking along Gasgale Crags to Hopegill Head - our route along the ridge

On top of Whiteside (Crummock) looking along Gasgale Crags to Hopegill Head - our route along the ridge

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (5)

Whiteside from Grasmoor

Whiteside from Grasmoor

Photo: David Hayter (52)

Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (65)


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