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 (2209ft) - 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 . . .

Yoke, Ill Bell and Kentmere Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Yoke, Ill Bell and Kentmere Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Phillip Houlton (18)

Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head

Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head

Photo: Glenn Philpott (1)

Rough Crag beyond Blea Water from  above Blea Water Crag between High Street and Mardale Ill Bell

Rough Crag beyond Blea Water from above Blea Water Crag between High Street and Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: Andy Malcolm (233)

Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Kidsty Pike

Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Kidsty Pike

Photo: Robert Hall (25)

Haweswater Reservoir from Gatescarth Pass

Haweswater Reservoir from Gatescarth Pass

Photo: Andy Malcolm (221)

Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Matt Delemare (8)

Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) Summit

Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) Summit

Photo: David Hayter (96)

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick seen from the path to Harter Fell

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick seen from the path to Harter Fell

Photo: Ivor Bennett (7)

Stone Beacons on the summit of Branstree

Stone Beacons on the summit of Branstree

Photo: Christine Shepherd (15)

Dudderwick and Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head car park in the snow

Dudderwick and Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head car park in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (79)


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