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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Ullscarf at 726m (2382ft). Ullscarf is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (83rd highest in England, 143rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 74). Ullscarf is also known as an English Nuttall (104th highest in England, 177th 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 (187th highest in England, 320th 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.

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 . . .

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Climbing Lining Crag towards Greenup Edge

Climbing Lining Crag towards Greenup Edge

Photo: Christine Shepherd (46)

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

Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (15)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Great Crag

Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (75)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Rosthwaite and Borrowdale from the summit of Great Crag

Rosthwaite and Borrowdale from the summit of Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (73)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - The Borrowdale Fells from Greenup Edge

The Borrowdale Fells from Greenup Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (213)

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

Great Crag summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (23)

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 - King's How and Grange Fell (Brund Fell) from the summit of Great Crag

King's How and Grange Fell (Brund Fell) from the summit of Great Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (74)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Ullscarf summit

Ullscarf summit

Photo: Marcel Bannon (12)

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 - High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (14)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Dock Tarn

Dock Tarn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (20)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - High Crag and Stonethwaite Fell from Stonethwaite Beck

High Crag and Stonethwaite Fell from Stonethwaite Beck

Photo: Stuart Crane (2)

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

Dock Tarn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (21)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - The Cumbria Way near Stonethwaite

The Cumbria Way near Stonethwaite

Photo: David Hayter (11)

Walk c270 Low Saddle and Ullscarf from Stonethwaite - Dock Tarn

Dock Tarn

Photo: David Hayter (16)

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 - Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Stonethwaite beck in the Langstrath Valley

Photo: Glynn Trueman (46)

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)


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