Walk c267 Haycock, Iron Crag, Lank Rigg and Grike from Ennerdale Water

Excellent high level well away from the crowds


Route outline for walk c267:

- Ennerdale Weir  -   Ennerdale Water  -   Silver Cove Beck  -   Woundell Beck  -   Little Gowder Crag  -   Haycock  -   Caw Fell  -   Silver Cove  -   Iron Crag  -   Whoap  -   Lank Rigg  -   Crag Fell  -   Grike  -   Ennerdale Weir.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

The highest point of this walk is Haycock at 797m (2616ft). Haycock is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (43rd highest in England, 80th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 36). Haycock is also known as an English Nuttall (51st in England, 96th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Little Gowder Crag, 733m (2406ft). Little Gowder Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (99th in England, 170th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Caw Fell, 697m (2288ft). Caw Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 91). Caw Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (137th in England, 226th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Iron Crag, 640m (2100ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (150th Eng, 258th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (202nd Eng, 350th Eng & Wal); Lank Rigg 541m (1775ft) - a Wainwright (No. 153), and an English Dewey (92nd in Eng, 207th Eng & Wal); Crag Fell 523m (1716ft) - a Wainwright (No. 163), and an English Dewey (131st in Eng, 297th Eng & Wal); Whoap 511m (1677ft) and a Bridget and Grike 488m (1602ft) - a Wainwright (No. 178).


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 OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c267 Haycock, Iron Crag, Lank Rigg and Grike from Ennerdale Water

In no particular order . . .

Route finding in Ennerdale

Route finding in Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (32)

Looking across Buttermere Lake to a Cottage below Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Hassness

Looking across Buttermere Lake to a Cottage below Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Hassness

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (11)

*Angler's Crag across Ennerdale Water

*Angler's Crag across Ennerdale Water

Photo: Kevin Finn (24)

On the bridge over Char Dub

On the bridge over Char Dub

Photo: Kevin Finn (27)

My youngest son and youngest dog on their way up Grike near Ennerdale Water

My youngest son and youngest dog on their way up Grike near Ennerdale Water

Photo: Cathie Hunter (1)

Haycock from Woundell Beck

Haycock from Woundell Beck

Photo: David Hayter (238)

Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile from Ennerdale Water

Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile from Ennerdale Water

Photo: Paul Holroyd (4)

Robin Hood's Chair, Ennerdale Water

Robin Hood's Chair, Ennerdale Water

Photo: David Hayter (236)


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