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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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 highest in England, 96th highest in England & Wales).

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

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

Along the way you will also bag Iron Crag at 640m (2100ft). Iron Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (150th England, 258th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (202nd highest in England, 350th highest in England & Wales) ; Lank Rigg at 541m (1775ft). Lank Rigg is classified as a Wainwright (No. 153), and an English Dewey (93rd highest in England, 208th highest in England & Wales). ; Crag Fell at 523m (1716ft). Crag Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 163), and an English Dewey (132nd highest in England, 298th highest in England & Wales). ; Whoap at 511m (1677ft). Whoap is known as an Bridget. ; Grike at 488m (1602ft). Grike is classified as a Wainwright (No. 178) .

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 . . .

Great Borne across Ennerdale from the summit of Crag Fell

Great Borne across Ennerdale from the summit of Crag Fell

Photo: Steven Mostyn (24)

Ennerdale

Ennerdale

Photo: Kai Peters (2)

Taking a breather by Ennerdale Water

Taking a breather by Ennerdale Water

Photo: Kevin Finn (21)

Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile from Ennerdale Water

Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile from Ennerdale Water

Photo: Paul Holroyd (4)

Sellafield and the Irish Sea from Grike summit

Sellafield and the Irish Sea from Grike summit

Photo: David Hayter (234)

Haycock from Woundell Beck

Haycock from Woundell Beck

Photo: David Hayter (238)

Angler's Crag from the shores of Ennerdale Water

Angler's Crag from the shores of Ennerdale Water

Photo: David Hayter (228)

Grike summit cairn and shelter

Grike summit cairn and shelter

Photo: Steven Mostyn (27)

The head of Ennerdale

The head of Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (30)

The  summit of Little Gowder Crag

The summit of Little Gowder Crag

Photo: Steven Mostyn (17)

The Side and Angler's Crag from the South Eastern shore of Ennerdale Water

The Side and Angler's Crag from the South Eastern shore of Ennerdale Water

Photo: Kevin Finn (26)

Crag Fell summit cairn with Great Borne (left), Starling Dodd (centre), Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile in the distance

Crag Fell summit cairn with Great Borne (left), Starling Dodd (centre), Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile in the distance

Photo: Steven Mostyn (23)

Ennerdale Water

Ennerdale Water

Photo: Paul Holroyd (3)

Bridge over The River Ehen at Ennerdale Weir

Bridge over The River Ehen at Ennerdale Weir

Photo: Steven Mostyn (8)

Steeple and Pillar from Ennerdale Water

Steeple and Pillar from Ennerdale Water

Photo: David Hayter (237)

Angler's Crag across Ennerdale Water

Angler's Crag across Ennerdale Water

Photo: Kevin Finn (23)

Iron Crag summit cairn

Iron Crag summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (171)

Climbing the ridge between Sliver Cove Beck and Deep Gill with Ennerdale Water, Great Borne and Starling Dodd beyond

Climbing the ridge between Sliver Cove Beck and Deep Gill with Ennerdale Water, Great Borne and Starling Dodd beyond

Photo: Steven Mostyn (15)

Caw Fell summit cairn with Iron Crag beyond

Caw Fell summit cairn with Iron Crag beyond

Photo: Steven Mostyn (20)

Misty conditions in Ennerdale

Misty conditions in Ennerdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (35)

Bowness Knott and Great Borne above Ennerdale Water

Bowness Knott and Great Borne above Ennerdale Water

Photo: Steven Mostyn (12)

The Scafell Massif from the summit of Haycock

The Scafell Massif from the summit of Haycock

Photo: Christine Shepherd (473)

Ennerdale from the summit of Haycock during a break in the mist

Ennerdale from the summit of Haycock during a break in the mist

Photo: Steven Mostyn (19)

Ennerdale Weir

Ennerdale Weir

Photo: Steven Mostyn (10)

Iron Crag summit cairn

Iron Crag summit cairn

Photo: Brendon Rodgers (3)

Silver Cove and Caw from Iron Crag

Silver Cove and Caw from Iron Crag

Photo: Brendon Rodgers (2)

Great Borne and Starling Dodd from Caw Fell

Great Borne and Starling Dodd from Caw Fell

Photo: David Hayter (233)

Ennerdale Water from near Bleach Green Cottages at the Western end of the lake

Ennerdale Water from near Bleach Green Cottages at the Western end of the lake

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (10)

Iron Crag from Silver Cove

Iron Crag from Silver Cove

Photo: Brendon Rodgers (1)

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)

Great Bourne and Bowness Knott from near Ennerdale Weir

Great Bourne and Bowness Knott from near Ennerdale Weir

Photo: Steven Mostyn (28)

Bowness Knott and Great Borne above Ennerdale Water

Bowness Knott and Great Borne above Ennerdale Water

Photo: Steven Mostyn (13)

Whoap summit boulder with Lank Rigg beyond

Whoap summit boulder with Lank Rigg beyond

Photo: Steven Mostyn (22)

Iron Crag summit cairn

Iron Crag summit cairn

Photo: Steven Mostyn (21)

Route finding in Ennerdale

Route finding in Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (32)

Starling Dodd (left), Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile and Pillar (right) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Crag Fell

Starling Dodd (left), Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile and Pillar (right) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Crag Fell

Photo: Steven Mostyn (25)

Crag Fell summit cairn

Crag Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (515)

Sheltering from the rain in Ennerdale

Sheltering from the rain in Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (29)

Caw Fell summit

Caw Fell summit

Photo: David Hayter (230)

Rain by Ennerdale Water

Rain by Ennerdale Water

Photo: Kevin Finn (20)

Haycock summit cairn during a break in the mist

Haycock summit cairn during a break in the mist

Photo: Steven Mostyn (18)

*Red Pike, Illgill Head, Scafell Pike and Scafell from Haycock

*Red Pike, Illgill Head, Scafell Pike and Scafell from Haycock

Photo: Wayne Hill (7)

Along Ennerdale Water

Along Ennerdale Water

Photo: Kevin Finn (19)

Leaving Ennerdale Water

Leaving Ennerdale Water

Photo: Kevin Finn (25)

Ennerdale Water shore path

Ennerdale Water shore path

Photo: David Hayter (232)

Ennerdale Weir, Ennerdale Water

Ennerdale Weir, Ennerdale Water

Photo: David Hayter (239)

Great Borne and Starling Dodd beyond Ennerdale from Ennerdale Weir

Great Borne and Starling Dodd beyond Ennerdale from Ennerdale Weir

Photo: Steven Mostyn (7)

Ben Gill and Ennerdale Weir from Crag Fell

Ben Gill and Ennerdale Weir from Crag Fell

Photo: David Hayter (229)

Great Gable from Ennerdale

Great Gable from Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (31)

The cairn on the summit of Grike

The cairn on the summit of Grike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (495)

Starling Dodd and Red Pike in mist from Ennerdale Water

Starling Dodd and Red Pike in mist from Ennerdale Water

Photo: Kevin Finn (22)

Ennerdale Water from Crag Fell

Ennerdale Water from Crag Fell

Photo: David Hayter (231)

*Angler's Crag across Ennerdale Water

*Angler's Crag across Ennerdale Water

Photo: Kevin Finn (24)

Silver Cove Beck

Silver Cove Beck

Photo: Steven Mostyn (14)

Lank Rigg summit

Lank Rigg summit

Photo: David Hayter (235)

Great Borne and Starling Dodd above Ennerdale Water

Great Borne and Starling Dodd above Ennerdale Water

Photo: Steven Mostyn (11)

Ennerdale Bridge, Bowness Knott, Great Bourne, Starling Dodd, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile and Pillar sourrounding Ennerdale Water from the summit of Crag Fell

Ennerdale Bridge, Bowness Knott, Great Bourne, Starling Dodd, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile and Pillar sourrounding Ennerdale Water from the summit of Crag Fell

Photo: Steven Mostyn (26)

Cairn on the ridge between Sliver Cove Beck and Deep Gill with Ennerdale Water, Great Borne and Starling Dodd beyond

Cairn on the ridge between Sliver Cove Beck and Deep Gill with Ennerdale Water, Great Borne and Starling Dodd beyond

Photo: Steven Mostyn (16)

On the summit of Lank Rigg

On the summit of Lank Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (471)

Ennerdale Weir

Ennerdale Weir

Photo: Steven Mostyn (9)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c267 Haycock, Iron Crag, Lank Rigg and Grike from Ennerdale Water


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