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). High Street is also classified as an English Marilyn (11th highest in England, 344th highest in the UK).

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, 85th 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 Harter Fell (Mardale) at 778m (2553ft). Harter Fell (Mardale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (54th highest in England, 97th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 47) and an English Nuttall (66th highest in England, 118th highest in England & Wales) ; Mardale Ill Bell at 760m (2494ft). Mardale Ill Bell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 59) ; Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) at 713m (2340ft). Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (92nd highest in England, 156th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 82) and an English Nuttall (116th highest in England, 195th highest in England & Wales) ; Branstree (North East Top) at 673m (2208ft). Branstree (North East Top) is known as an English Nuttall (165th highest in England, 277th highest in England & Wales) ; Adam Seat at 666m (2186ft). Adam Seat is known as an Bridget. ; Selside Pike at 655m (2150ft). Selside Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (139th highest in England, 241st highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 110) and an English Nuttall (188th highest in England, 322nd 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 c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head

In no particular order . . .

The Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

The Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (530)

The view from the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) featuring Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Rough Crag, High Raise (Mardale) and Whether How above Haweswater Reservoir

The view from the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) featuring Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Rough Crag, High Raise (Mardale) and Whether How above Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Robert Hall (71)

West from Mardale Ill Bell

West from Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: David Mulvey (7)

Haweswater Reservoir from The Rigg

Haweswater Reservoir from The Rigg

Photo: Phillip Houlton (5)

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)

*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)

The Nab (Martindale) from Rampsgill Head

The Nab (Martindale) from Rampsgill Head

Photo: David Hayter (113)

Swindale from Selside Pike

Swindale from Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter (102)

Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Robert Hall (23)

The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head car park in the snow

The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head car park in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (78)


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