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 - Kentmere

Kentmere

Photo: Andy Lyons (49)

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 - On Harter Fell (Mardale) with Katie and Rosie

On Harter Fell (Mardale) with Katie and Rosie

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (4)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Froswick (right) and Red Screes (back) from Ill Bell

Froswick (right) and Red Screes (back) from Ill Bell

Photo: Matt Delemare (4)

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 - 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 - Yoke from Garburn Pass

Yoke from Garburn Pass

Photo: David Mulvey (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 - On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Neil Milling (14)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Small Water with Haweswater Reservoir beyond from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water with Haweswater Reservoir beyond from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: David Swales (19)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Thornthwaite Crag across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Thornthwaite Crag across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Photo: Paul Johnson (15)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Kentmere village

Kentmere village

Photo: Dave Wainwright (32)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Ill Bell Summit

Ill Bell Summit

Photo: David Mulvey (5)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Photo: William Ringwood (35)

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

Kentmere Reservoir from Kentmere Pike

Photo: Ian Gaylard (4)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Matt Delemare (8)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Cloud trapped by a temperature inversion clawing at the eastern slopes of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick as seen from Thornthwaite Crag

Cloud trapped by a temperature inversion clawing at the eastern slopes of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick as seen from Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: Paul Johnson (16)

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 - Stony Cove Pike (left) and Thornthwaite Crag (right) from Garburn Pass

Stony Cove Pike (left) and Thornthwaite Crag (right) from Garburn Pass

Photo: Dave Wainwright (27)

Walk c257 The Kentmere Skyline from Kentmere - Froswick (foreground - centre right)) with Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), the Threshthwaite Mouth saddle and Thornthwaite Crag (centre back) from the summit of Yoke

Froswick (foreground - centre right)) with Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), the Threshthwaite Mouth saddle and Thornthwaite Crag (centre back) from the summit of Yoke

Photo: Neil Milling (16)


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