Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere

A classic lakeland horseshoe walk


Route outline for walk c257:

Kentmere  -  Garburn Pass  -  Yoke  -  Ill Bell  -  Froswick  -  Thornthwaite Crag  -  Mardale Ill Bell  -  Nan Bield Pass  -  Harter Fell (Mardale)  -  Kentmere Pike  -  Brookstones  -  Kentmere




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
7
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
6
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Thornthwaite Crag at 784m (2573ft). Thornthwaite Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (52nd highest in England, 91st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 44).

Thornthwaite Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (62nd highest in England, 111th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Harter Fell (Mardale) at 779m (2556ft). Harter Fell (Mardale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (54th highest in England, 96th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 47).

Harter Fell (Mardale) is also known as an English Nuttall (66th highest in England, 118th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Mardale Ill Bell at 760m (2494ft). Mardale Ill Bell is classified as an Wainwright (No. 59).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere

In no particular order . . .

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Stone steps in Kentmere village

Stone steps in Kentmere village

Photo: Dave Wainwright (1)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Katie says a prayer to the weather Gods on Ill Bell

Katie says a prayer to the weather Gods on Ill Bell

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (6)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Yoke, Ill Bell and Kentmere Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Yoke, Ill Bell and Kentmere Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Phillip Houlton (18)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Christine Shepherd (458)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Thornthwaite Crag from below Froswick

Thornthwaite Crag from below Froswick

Photo: William Ringwood (36)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Stile below Sallows giving access to Garburn Pass

Stile below Sallows giving access to Garburn Pass

Photo: Dave Wainwright (26)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Kentmere from Garburn Pass

Kentmere from Garburn Pass

Photo: Dave Wainwright (28)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Kentmere Reservoir from Yoke

Kentmere Reservoir from Yoke

Photo: Matt Delemare (1)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick and the shoulder of Lingmell End (Mardale Ill Bell) above Kentmere Reservoir from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick and the shoulder of Lingmell End (Mardale Ill Bell) above Kentmere Reservoir from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (240)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Windermere from Yoke

Windermere from Yoke

Photo: William Ringwood (32)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Neil Milling (14)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Photo: Matt Delemare (6)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Lake Windermere from the summit of Ill Bell

Lake Windermere from the summit of Ill Bell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (37)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Ill Bell and Froswick from Kentmere Pike

Ill Bell and Froswick from Kentmere Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (37)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Kentmere

Kentmere

Photo: Andy Lyons (49)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Mardale Ill Bell, High Street and Rough Crag (Riggindale) above Blea Tarn from Nan Bield Pass

Mardale Ill Bell, High Street and Rough Crag (Riggindale) above Blea Tarn from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Matt Delemare (9)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Me on Mardale Ill Bell summit

Me on Mardale Ill Bell summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (464)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - North from Garburn Pass

North from Garburn Pass

Photo: Ian Goulden (2)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Sca Fell, Scafell Pike and the dome of Great Gable in the distance beyond Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) with The Langdale Pikes in the mid distance from Yoke

Sca Fell, Scafell Pike and the dome of Great Gable in the distance beyond Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) with The Langdale Pikes in the mid distance from Yoke

Photo: Rob Barklamb (36)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Photo: Ivor Bennett (8)


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