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 . . .

Grisedale Pike from Sand Hill

Grisedale Pike from Sand Hill

Photo: Julie Graham (4)

Gasgale Gill from the North West flank of Grasmoor

Gasgale Gill from the North West flank of Grasmoor

Photo: William Ringwood (54)

Brothers Water

Brothers Water

Photo: David Hayter (58)

Whiteless Pike from above Wandope

Whiteless Pike from above Wandope

Photo: William Ringwood (57)

A field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

A field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: Christine Shepherd (658)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: David Hayter (48)

Whin Ben (centre) and the Whiteside Ridge from Lanthwaite Green

Whin Ben (centre) and the Whiteside Ridge from Lanthwaite Green

Photo: Christine Shepherd (656)

Gasgale Gill (bottom left), Whin Ben, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) and Whiteside (Crummock) from Sand Hill

Gasgale Gill (bottom left), Whin Ben, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) and Whiteside (Crummock) from Sand Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (657)

Lorton Gully, Grasmoor

Lorton Gully, Grasmoor

Photo: William Ringwood (55)

My wife and I on top of Brim Fell summit on a hazy hot July 7th 2013 with Coniston Old Man in the background

My wife and I on top of Brim Fell summit on a hazy hot July 7th 2013 with Coniston Old Man in the background

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (6)

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (290)

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Photo: William Ringwood (23)

Hopegill Head from Whin Ben

Hopegill Head from Whin Ben

Photo: David Hayter (47)

Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from the cairn on the summit of Whiteside (Crummock)

Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from the cairn on the summit of Whiteside (Crummock)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (63)

Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

Photo: David Hayter (57)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (293)

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (68)

The Newlands Fells and Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike summit cairn

The Newlands Fells and Bassenthwaite Lake from Ullock Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (69)

Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (49)

Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Photo: Mike Knipe (218)

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (5)

Whiteless Pike from Wandope

Whiteless Pike from Wandope

Photo: David Hayter (50)

Hopegill Head summit cairn

Hopegill Head summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (64)

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)

Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (67)

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) from Hartsop Dodd

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: William Ringwood (60)

Rannerdale Knotts and Crummock Water from Grasmoor

Rannerdale Knotts and Crummock Water from Grasmoor

Photo: William Ringwood (56)

Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (53)

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)

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (292)

Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (65)

Grasmoor from Whiteless Pike

Grasmoor from Whiteless Pike

Photo: David Hayter (54)

Grasmoor from Lanthwaite

Grasmoor from Lanthwaite

Photo: William Ringwood (59)

Whiteside from Grasmoor

Whiteside from Grasmoor

Photo: David Hayter (52)

Frozen pond on Black Hill (Westernhope Moor) Upper Weardale

Frozen pond on Black Hill (Westernhope Moor) Upper Weardale

Photo: Mike Knipe (219)

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (291)


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