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

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 in England, 69th in England & Wales). High Street is classified as a Marilyn (11th highest in England, 344th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Rampsgill Head, 792m (2599ft). Rampsgill Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (46th highest in England, 85th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 39). Rampsgill Head is also known as an English Nuttall (55th in England, 103rd in England & Wales).

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

Along the way you will also bag Harter Fell (Mardale), 778m (2553ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (54th Eng, 97th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 47) and an English Nuttall (66th Eng, 118th Eng & Wal); Mardale Ill Bell 760m (2494ft) - a Wainwright (No. 59); Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) 713m (2340ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (92nd Eng, 156th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 82) and an English Nuttall (116th Eng, 195th Eng & Wal); Branstree (North East Top) 673m (2208ft) - an English Nuttall (165th Eng, 277th Eng & Wal); Adam Seat 666m (2186ft) and a Bridget and Selside Pike 655m (2150ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (139th Eng, 241st in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 110) and an English Nuttall (188th Eng, 322nd 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 OL5
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

In no particular order . . .

Haweswater from the bottom of Gatescarth Pass

Haweswater from the bottom of Gatescarth Pass

Photo: David Baines (22)

Black Crag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Black Crag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (241)

A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow

A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (90)

Haweswater from Low Kop

Haweswater from Low Kop

Photo: William Ringwood (31)

The summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

The summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: Robert Hall (70)

Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Photo: Robert Hall (24)

West from Mardale Ill Bell

West from Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: David Mulvey (7)

Me on the summit of High Street in the snow

Me on the summit of High Street in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (89)

Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Photo: Andy Malcolm (22)

Kentmere Reservoir from Kentmere Pike

Kentmere Reservoir from Kentmere Pike

Photo: Ian Gaylard (4)


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