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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Ullscarf at 723m (2372ft). Ullscarf is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (84th highest in England, 145th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 74). Ullscarf is also known as an English Nuttall (106th highest in England, 180th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) at 656m (2153ft). Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) is also known as an English Nuttall (186th highest in England, 321st highest in England & Wales).

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

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Cumbria Way, a 112km (70 miles) linear footpath connecting Ulverston in Cumbria, England with Carlisle in Cumbria, England. The Cumbria Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Cumbria Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, a 306km (190 miles) linear footpath connecting St Bees in Cumbria, England with Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, England. Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk is waymarked by the occasional sign. For more walks that include a section of this trail see Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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

In no particular order . . .

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Views of the Borrowdale Fells from Green Combe near Dock Tarn

Views of the Borrowdale Fells from Green Combe near Dock Tarn

Photo: Jamie Caryl (7)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - On the Cumbrian Way beside Stonethwaite Beck looking up Borrowdale to Alisongrass Crag and Eagle Crag

On the Cumbrian Way beside Stonethwaite Beck looking up Borrowdale to Alisongrass Crag and Eagle Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (67)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Ullscarf summit cairn

Ullscarf summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (11)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Dock Tarn

Dock Tarn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (20)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - The path beside Dock Tarn (Watendlath Fell)

The path beside Dock Tarn (Watendlath Fell)

Photo: Stephen Collins (77)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Watendlath & Watendlath Tarn with High Seat (Ashness Fell) beyond from the summit of Great Crag

Watendlath & Watendlath Tarn with High Seat (Ashness Fell) beyond from the summit of Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (72)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - The Langstrath Valley from Stonethwaite Beck

The Langstrath Valley from Stonethwaite Beck

Photo: Stuart Crane (1)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Borrowdale from Great Crag

Borrowdale from Great Crag

Photo: Marcel Bannon (24)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Photo: Glynn Trueman (45)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - The summit cairn on Great Crag

The summit cairn on Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (71)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - A beck in spate entering Greenup Gill

A beck in spate entering Greenup Gill

Photo: Marcel Bannon (2)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Photo: Mike Knipe (141)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Watendlath from Great Crag

Watendlath from Great Crag

Photo: David Hayter (17)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (14)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Photo: Marcel Bannon (18)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Dock Tarn and Green Combe from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Dock Tarn and Green Combe from Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)

Photo: Marcel Bannon (17)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Great Crag summit cairn

Great Crag summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (231)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Galleny Force

Galleny Force

Photo: Gerry Ball (44)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Willygrass Gill

Willygrass Gill

Photo: Marcel Bannon (26)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Me on the summit of Ullscarf

Me on the summit of Ullscarf

Photo: Christine Shepherd (848)


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