Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite

Fine views though can be a little boggy


Route outline for walk c270:

- Stonethwaite  -   Stonethwaite Bridge  -   Stonethwaite Beck  -   The Cumbria Way  -   Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -   Galleny Force  -   Greenup Gill  -   Lining Crag  -   Greenup Edge  -   Ullscarf  -   High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)  -   Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)  -   Lord's How  -   Green Combe  -   Dock Tarn  -   Great Crag  -   Willygrass Gill  -   Stonethwaite.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
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 Ullscarf at 726m (2382ft). Ullscarf is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (83rd highest in England, 144th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 74). Ullscarf is also known as an English Nuttall (104th in England, 177th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell), 656m (2153ft). Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) is also known as an English Nuttall (187th in England, 321st in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Great Crag, 450m (1476ft). Great Crag is classified as a Wainwright (No. 191).


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 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite

In no particular order . . .

Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (15)

Upper Borrowdale and beyond from the junction of paths by Puddingstone Bank between Great Crag and Grange Fell (Brund Fell)

Upper Borrowdale and beyond from the junction of paths by Puddingstone Bank between Great Crag and Grange Fell (Brund Fell)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (110)

Watendlath from Great Crag

Watendlath from Great Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (109)

Green Combe, Lord's How and Blea Tarn from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Green Combe, Lord's How and Blea Tarn from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Photo: Marcel Bannon (19)

Willygrass Gill

Willygrass Gill

Photo: Marcel Bannon (26)

Bridge over Stonethwaite Beck in the Langstrath Valley

Bridge over Stonethwaite Beck in the Langstrath Valley

Photo: Glynn Trueman (48)

The Cumbria Way near Stonethwaite

The Cumbria Way near Stonethwaite

Photo: David Hayter (11)

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Photo: Glynn Trueman (44)

Rosthwaite and Borrowdale from the summit of Great Crag

Rosthwaite and Borrowdale from the summit of Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (73)

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit with Ullscarf beyond

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit with Ullscarf beyond

Photo: Marcel Bannon (13)


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