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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (30th highest in England, 59th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 25). High Street is also known as a English Nuttall (37th highest in England, 69th highest in England & Wales). High Street is also classified as a English Marilyn (11th highest in England, 345th 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (46th highest in England, 84th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 39). Rampsgill Head is also known as a 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 a Wainwright (No. 46). Kidsty Pike is also known as a 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (54th highest in England, 96th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 47) and a 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (92nd highest in England, 155th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 82) and a 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 a Bridget.; Selside Pike at 655m (2150ft). Selside Pike is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (139th highest in England, 240th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 110) and a English Nuttall (188th highest in England, 322nd highest in England & Wales)

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

In no particular order . . .

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Photo: David Wright (87)

Bruno on Gallt yr Ogof summit

Bruno on Gallt yr Ogof summit

Photo: Mike Knipe (201)

On Craig Gwaun Taf

On Craig Gwaun Taf

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (25)

Ysgafell Wen (North Top) and Llynnau'r Cwn from Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top)

Ysgafell Wen (North Top) and Llynnau'r Cwn from Ysgafell Wen (Far North Top)

Photo: Edward Jones (11)

Bruach na Frithe and Am Bastier beyond from Glen Brittle

Bruach na Frithe and Am Bastier beyond from Glen Brittle

Photo: Lovat Fraser (16)

Gordale Scar

Gordale Scar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (127)

Photo: Roy Crogan (113)

Haweswater Reservoir from Adam Seat

Haweswater Reservoir from Adam Seat

Photo: Phillip Houlton (20)

Newchurch in Pendle church

Newchurch in Pendle church

Photo: Val Jakeman (1)

Fan Fawr summit cairn

Fan Fawr summit cairn

Photo: Jon Norbury (8)


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