Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head

Stunning Haweswater


Route outline for walk c251:

Mardale Head  -  Haweswater  -  Rowantreethwaite Beck  -  Old Corpse Road  -  Selside Pike  -  Branstree (North East Top)  -  Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)  -  Gatescarth Pass  -  Adam Seat  -  Harter Fell (Mardale)  -  Nan Bield Pass  -  Mardale Ill Bell  -  High Street  -  Riggindale  -  Rampsgill Head  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Kidsty Pike  -  Kidsty Howes  -  Bowderthaite Bridge  -  The Rigg  -  Mardale Head




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
7
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
7
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
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 Street at 828m (2717ft). High Street is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (30th highest in England, 59th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 25). High Street is also known as an English Nuttall (37th highest in England, 69th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (11th highest in England, 345th highest in the UK). The summit of High Street is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Rampsgill Head at 792m (2599ft). Rampsgill Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (46th highest in England, 84th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 39). Rampsgill Head is also known as an English Nuttall (55th highest in England, 103rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Kidsty Pike at 780m (2560ft). Kidsty Pike is classified as an Wainwright (No. 46). Kidsty Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (64th highest in England, 115th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, a 306km (190 miles) linear footpath connecting St Bees in Cumbria, England with Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, England. Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk is waymarked by the occasional sign. For more walks that include a section of this trail see Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL5 & OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head

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Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - Nan Bield Pass and Small Water with Rough Crag and High Street beyond from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Nan Bield Pass and Small Water with Rough Crag and High Street beyond from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (16)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - Haweswater from above Adam Seat

Haweswater from above Adam Seat

Photo: William Ringwood (53)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - Selside Pike summit cairn wind shelter

Selside Pike summit cairn wind shelter

Photo: Robert Hall (67)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - Stone pillar in the col between Branstree (North East Top) and Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Stone pillar in the col between Branstree (North East Top) and Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: Robert Hall (69)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Matt Delemare (8)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - Gatescarth Pass

Gatescarth Pass

Photo: David Hayter (303)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) summit cairn

Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (229)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - On Kidsty Pike summit in mist

On Kidsty Pike summit in mist

Photo: Christine Shepherd (47)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) Summit

Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) Summit

Photo: David Hayter (96)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - Harter Fell from Mardale Ill Bell

Harter Fell from Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: Phillip Houlton (16)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - The summit of Howes

The summit of Howes

Photo: David Elliott (54)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir with Rough Crag and High Street beyond from The Old Corpse Road on Mardale Common

The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir with Rough Crag and High Street beyond from The Old Corpse Road on Mardale Common

Photo: Christine Shepherd (13)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - Harter Fell (left) and Mardale Ill Bell (in cloud) seen from above Haweswater Reservoir near Rowantreethwaite Beck

Harter Fell (left) and Mardale Ill Bell (in cloud) seen from above Haweswater Reservoir near Rowantreethwaite Beck

Photo: Rob Barklamb (46)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - High Street (behind the tree). Straits of Riggindale, Head of Riggindale Beck and Kidsty Pike from Haweswater Reservoir

High Street (behind the tree). Straits of Riggindale, Head of Riggindale Beck and Kidsty Pike from Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Mike Knipe (73)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - The Rigg, Wood Howe and Haweswater from Selside Pike

The Rigg, Wood Howe and Haweswater from Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter (100)

Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head - *Kettle Crag (left), Oxendale, The Band (centre - with Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott) (top left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (top right), Mickleden and The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike

*Kettle Crag (left), Oxendale, The Band (centre - with Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott) (top left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (top right), Mickleden and The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (58)


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