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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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

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, 92nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 44). Thornthwaite Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (62nd in England, 111th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Harter Fell (Mardale), 778m (2553ft). Harter Fell (Mardale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (54th highest in England, 97th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 47). Harter Fell (Mardale) is also known as an English Nuttall (66th in England, 118th in England & Wales).

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

Along the way you will also bag Ill Bell, 757m (2484ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (66th Eng, 115th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 60) and an English Nuttall (80th Eng, 138th Eng & Wal); Kentmere Pike 730m (2396ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (80th Eng, 139th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 72) and an English Nuttall (100th Eng, 171st Eng & Wal); Froswick 720m (2363ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (86th Eng, 149th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 77) and an English Nuttall (108th Eng, 184th Eng & Wal) and Yoke 706m (2317ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (100th Eng, 167th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 85) and an English Nuttall (125th Eng, 209th 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 OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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

In no particular order . . .

Small Water with Haweswater Reservoir beyond from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water with Haweswater Reservoir beyond from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: David Swales (19)

Ill Bell from Froswick

Ill Bell from Froswick

Photo: Ivor Bennett (9)

Harter Fell from Mardale Ill Bell

Harter Fell from Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: Phillip Houlton (16)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Photo: Matt Delemare (6)

Kentmere

Kentmere

Photo: Andy Lyons (49)

Lake Windermere from Sour Howes

Lake Windermere from Sour Howes

Photo: Ian Goulden (3)

Haweswater Reservoir from Adam Seat

Haweswater Reservoir from Adam Seat

Photo: Phillip Houlton (20)

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: Ivor Bennett (10)

Mellbreak from the Kirkstile Inn car park at Loweswater

Mellbreak from the Kirkstile Inn car park at Loweswater

Photo: Christine Shepherd (17)


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