Walk c272 High Street and Angletarn Pikes from Brothers Water

Fantastic high level ridge walk


Route outline for walk c272:

- Cow Bridge  -   Brothers Water  -   Hartsop  -   Hartsop Dodd  -   Stony Cove Pike  -   Caudale Head  -   Caudale Moor  -   Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)  -   Threshthwaite Mouth  -   Thornthwaite Crag  -   High Street  -   Straits of Riggindale  -   The Knott  -   Angle Tarn (Martindale)  -   Angletarn Pikes  -   Boredale Hause  -   Patterdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is High Street at 828m (2717ft). High Street is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (30th highest in England, 59th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 25). High Street is also known as an English Nuttall (37th in England, 69th in England & Wales). High Street is classified as a Marilyn (11th highest in England, 344th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Thornthwaite Crag, 784m (2573ft). Thornthwaite Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (52nd highest in England, 92nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 44). Thornthwaite Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (62nd in England, 111th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), 763m (2504ft). In Alfred Wainwright's 'Book Two - The Far Eastern Fells' the chapter for Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is entitled simply 'Caudale Moor'. Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (63rd highest in England, 108th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 55). Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is also known as an English Nuttall (77th in England, 131st in England & Wales). Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is classified as a Marilyn (19th highest in England, 461st highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag The Knott, 739m (2425ft) - a Wainwright (No. 66); Hartsop Dodd 618m (2028ft) - a Wainwright (No. 126) and an English Nuttall (240th Eng, 417th Eng & Wal) and Angletarn Pikes 567m (1861ft) - a Wainwright (No. 143), and an English Dewey (45th in Eng, 99th Eng & Wal).


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 OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c272 High Street and Angletarn Pikes from Brothers Water

In no particular order . . .

Sadgill Bridge

Sadgill Bridge

Photo: Philip Butler (8)

Snow on Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) (left) and Casuey Pike (centre) and Grisedale Pike (right)

Snow on Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) (left) and Casuey Pike (centre) and Grisedale Pike (right)

Photo: Chris Haselden (27)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

Great Cockup summit cairn

Great Cockup summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (514)

Place Fell from Patterdale

Place Fell from Patterdale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (3)

Place Fell from Patterdale

Place Fell from Patterdale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (3)

Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Matt Delemare (8)

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Temperature Inversion seen from the summit of Helvellyn

Photo: Paul Johnson (20)

Elter Water and The Langdale Pikes

Elter Water and The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (61)

The shoulder of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (far left) , Oxendale, The Band and Mickledeon with The Langdale Pikes (right) from Lingmoor Fell

The shoulder of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (far left) , Oxendale, The Band and Mickledeon with The Langdale Pikes (right) from Lingmoor Fell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (44)

High Street from Thornthwaite Crag

High Street from Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: William Ringwood (62)

Brothers Water and Patterdale from Boredale Hause

Brothers Water and Patterdale from Boredale Hause

Photo: Stephen Collins (21)

*Panorama looking North West from Stybarrow Dodd

*Panorama looking North West from Stybarrow Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (26)

Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Photo: Andy Malcolm (22)

View from Threshthwaite Crag below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) with the sun just breaking from behind Thorthwaite Crag

View from Threshthwaite Crag below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) with the sun just breaking from behind Thorthwaite Crag

Photo: Paul Johnson (19)

The Nab (Martindale) from Rampsgill Head

The Nab (Martindale) from Rampsgill Head

Photo: David Hayter (113)

Brothers Water

Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (60)

Brothers Water from the summit of Angletarn Pikes

Brothers Water from the summit of Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Christine Shepherd (2)

High Hartsop Dodd summit cairn in the snow

High Hartsop Dodd summit cairn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (519)

Patterdale and Ullswater from Boredale Hause

Patterdale and Ullswater from Boredale Hause

Photo: Stephen Collins (22)

Causey Pike from Rowling End

Causey Pike from Rowling End

Photo: Chris Haselden (45)

Hartsop and Ullswater beyond from Hartsop Dodd

Hartsop and Ullswater beyond from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Wayne Hill (72)

Ice on Hayeswater

Ice on Hayeswater

Photo: Richard Nicholls (63)

Ullswater and Place Fell from snowy Hartsop Dodd

Ullswater and Place Fell from snowy Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Chris Haselden (43)

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) from Hartsop Dodd

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: William Ringwood (60)

High Hartsop Dodd and Middle Dodd from Hartsop Hall

High Hartsop Dodd and Middle Dodd from Hartsop Hall

Photo: David Hayter (60)

High Street summit Trig Point

High Street summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (518)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Fountains Fell

Photo: Wayne Hill (74)

Peter on Angletarn Pikes

Peter on Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Peter Lloyd (4)

Ullswater, Place Fell (right - distance) and <br>Hartsop Dodd (right - mid-distance) from Caudale Head

Ullswater, Place Fell (right - distance) and
Hartsop Dodd (right - mid-distance) from Caudale Head

Photo: Chris Trueman (2)

Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: Ivor Bennett (16)

*Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

*Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (61)

John, Andy and myself on High Street in the snow

John, Andy and myself on High Street in the snow

Photo: Richard Jennings (4)

Brompton-on-Swale

Brompton-on-Swale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (39)

My wife Terry and two youngest daughters Emily & Elizabeth on their 1st Wainwright (High Street) taken on a Bank Holiday Sunday a couple of years ago

My wife Terry and two youngest daughters Emily & Elizabeth on their 1st Wainwright (High Street) taken on a Bank Holiday Sunday a couple of years ago

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (3)

Angle Tarn (Martindale) from Angletarn Pikes

Angle Tarn (Martindale) from Angletarn Pikes

Photo: David Hayter (109)

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (62)

Place Fell summit with Ullswater in the distance

Place Fell summit with Ullswater in the distance

Photo: Stephen Collins (23)

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: Ivor Bennett (10)

Approaching the top of Meldon Hill (Dufton Fell)

Approaching the top of Meldon Hill (Dufton Fell)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (552)

Pen-y-ghent from Dale Head

Pen-y-ghent from Dale Head

Photo: Mike Knipe (74)

Rough Crag beyond Blea Water from  above Blea Water Crag between High Street and Mardale Ill Bell

Rough Crag beyond Blea Water from above Blea Water Crag between High Street and Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: Andy Malcolm (233)

High Raise and Raven Howe from Rampsgill Head

High Raise and Raven Howe from Rampsgill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (30)

The Ullswater Water Steamer docked at Glenridding<br>with Place Fell in the background

The Ullswater Water Steamer docked at Glenridding
with Place Fell in the background

Photo: Chris Trueman (3)

Bowfell from the second Crinkle (Long Top)

Bowfell from the second Crinkle (Long Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (9)

High Street Summit

High Street Summit

Photo: William Ringwood (29)

Place Fell and Angletarn Pikes above Brothers Water from High Hartsop Dodd

Place Fell and Angletarn Pikes above Brothers Water from High Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Christine Shepherd (4)

Brock Crags (left), The Knott and Gray Crag (right) from Hartsop Dodd

Brock Crags (left), The Knott and Gray Crag (right) from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Philip Butler (7)

Patterdale from Hartsop Dodd

Patterdale from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Ivor Bennett (14)

On the footbridge over Hayeswater Gill, Hayeswater Reservoir

On the footbridge over Hayeswater Gill, Hayeswater Reservoir

Photo: Peter Lloyd (5)

On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (4)

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (10)

Cloud trapped by a temperature inversion clawing at the eastern slopes of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick as seen from Thornthwaite Crag

Cloud trapped by a temperature inversion clawing at the eastern slopes of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick as seen from Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: Paul Johnson (16)

Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Grisedale Beck with Birkhouse Moor beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (4)

The Nab (Martindale)

The Nab (Martindale)

Photo: David Hayter (111)

Place Fell from a very snowy Threshthwaite Mouth

Place Fell from a very snowy Threshthwaite Mouth

Photo: Chris Haselden (42)

High Street summit

High Street summit

Photo: Phillip Houlton (13)

Sunrise over Great Langdale taken close by Dungeon Ghyll below the summit of Harrison Stickle

Sunrise over Great Langdale taken close by Dungeon Ghyll below the summit of Harrison Stickle

Photo: Paul Johnson (17)

Rampsgill Head from Rest Dodd summit

Rampsgill Head from Rest Dodd summit

Photo: Robert Hall (20)

Dovedale from Hartsop Dodd

Dovedale from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Ivor Bennett (12)

South toward The Kirkstone Pass from the shores of Brothers Water

South toward The Kirkstone Pass from the shores of Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (25)

Rampsgill Head summit

Rampsgill Head summit

Photo: Robert Hall (22)

Early Morning Mist nr Hartsop Village with The Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell in the background

Early Morning Mist nr Hartsop Village with The Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell in the background

Photo: Chris Haselden (8)

Hartsop Dodd summit cairn

Hartsop Dodd summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (551)

St Sunday Crag from Patterdale

St Sunday Crag from Patterdale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (2)

The Nab (Martindale) from Rest Dodd

The Nab (Martindale) from Rest Dodd

Photo: Robert Hall (19)

Cloud cover over Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Cloud cover over Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (38)

Troutbeck from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Troutbeck from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: Ivor Bennett (17)

Patterdale Church

Patterdale Church

Photo: Alan Wainwright (1)

High Hartsop Dodd from Brothers Water

High Hartsop Dodd from Brothers Water

Photo: David Hayter (59)

Angle Tarn (Martindale)in the snow

Angle Tarn (Martindale)in the snow

Photo: David Hare (3)

Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Photo: David Hayter (110)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Angle Tarn from Angletarn Pikes

Angle Tarn from Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Peter Lloyd (2)

Angle Tarn from Satura Crag

Angle Tarn from Satura Crag

Photo: William Ringwood (64)

My daughter taking in the wise words of Wainwright on Angletarn Pikes

My daughter taking in the wise words of Wainwright on Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Kirstin Foster (1)

Hartsop above How and Patterdale from Angletarn Pikes

Hartsop above How and Patterdale from Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Stephen Collins (18)

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and Thornthwaite Crag from Hartsop

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and Thornthwaite Crag from Hartsop

Photo: Wayne Hill (73)

The Eskdale Fells from the Birker Fell road

The Eskdale Fells from the Birker Fell road

Photo: Andy Malcolm (175)

Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill (right), Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) from Rampsgill Head

Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill (right), Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (235)

Me on top of Place Fell with Ullswater in the background

Me on top of Place Fell with Ullswater in the background

Photo: Ray Bessant (1)

Brothers Water from Angletarn Pikes

Brothers Water from Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Stephen Collins (19)

Birker Fell (Eskdale) crags from Eskdale

Birker Fell (Eskdale) crags from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (91)

*Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

*Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Photo: Andy Malcolm (25)

Angle Tarn (Martindale) frozen in the snow

Angle Tarn (Martindale) frozen in the snow

Photo: David Hare (2)

Brothers Water

Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (174)

Near Angletarn Pikes with Ullswater and Place Fell in the background

Near Angletarn Pikes with Ullswater and Place Fell in the background

Photo: Liz Mitchell (1)

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Brock Crags

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Brock Crags

Photo: Robert Hall (12)

Hartsop Dodd across Brothers Water with Gray Crag (Hayeswater) (far left) and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (far right)

Hartsop Dodd across Brothers Water with Gray Crag (Hayeswater) (far left) and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (far right)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (43)

Knott & Rest Dodd from the Straits of Riggindale

Knott & Rest Dodd from the Straits of Riggindale

Photo: William Ringwood (63)

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Photo: Matt Delemare (6)

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (122)

Hartsop village from Hartsop Dodd

Hartsop village from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Philip Butler (6)

Small Water and Haweswater from near Mardale Ill Bell summit

Small Water and Haweswater from near Mardale Ill Bell summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (23)

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (11)

Blea Tarn from High Street

Blea Tarn from High Street

Photo: Matt Delemare (7)

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick from High Street

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick from High Street

Photo: Phillip Houlton (14)

A break in the wall offers this view down towards Hartsop from the Straits of Riggindale

A break in the wall offers this view down towards Hartsop from the Straits of Riggindale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (234)

Angle Tarn Pikes, Place Fell and Hartsop from Hartsop Dodd

Angle Tarn Pikes, Place Fell and Hartsop from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Ivor Bennett (13)

Looking West from the summit of High Street

Looking West from the summit of High Street

Photo: Jason Greenall (1)

The lower slopes of Hartsop Dodd (left), Caudale Head, The Kirkstone Pass and High Hartsop Dodd (right, behind the tree) reflected in Brothers Water in the snow

The lower slopes of Hartsop Dodd (left), Caudale Head, The Kirkstone Pass and High Hartsop Dodd (right, behind the tree) reflected in Brothers Water in the snow

Photo: Ray Bessant (2)

Ali and James after the scramble up Angletarn Pikes

Ali and James after the scramble up Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Peter Lloyd (3)

Me on the summit of High Street in the snow

Me on the summit of High Street in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (89)

High Street summit

High Street summit

Photo: William Ringwood (50)

Angletarn Pikes summit

Angletarn Pikes summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (20)

Rampsgill Head from The Knott summit

Rampsgill Head from The Knott summit

Photo: Robert Hall (21)

High Street from Mardale Ill Bell

High Street from Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: Phillip Houlton (15)

Hartsop Village with Grey Crag towering beyond from the shores of Brothers Water

Hartsop Village with Grey Crag towering beyond from the shores of Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (24)

The summit cairn on Hartsop Dodd

The summit cairn on Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Christine Shepherd (513)

Hartsop Dodd from Hartsop

Hartsop Dodd from Hartsop

Photo: Ivor Bennett (11)

Looking up to a snowy Threshwaite Mouth from Brothers Water

Looking up to a snowy Threshwaite Mouth from Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (44)

Rough Crag (Riggindale) from High Street

Rough Crag (Riggindale) from High Street

Photo: William Ringwood (48)

A frozen Angle Tarn from Angletarn Pikes

A frozen Angle Tarn from Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Christine Shepherd (3)

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield from Hartsop Dodd

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Ivor Bennett (15)

Blea Water from High Street

Blea Water from High Street

Photo: William Ringwood (49)

Brothers Water from Boredale Hause

Brothers Water from Boredale Hause

Photo: Chris Haselden (7)

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Swirl How (right) from Wetherlam summit

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Swirl How (right) from Wetherlam summit

Photo: Richard Jennings (3)

A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow

A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (90)

Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Thornthwaite Crag across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Thornthwaite Crag across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Photo: Paul Johnson (15)

Small Water from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Small Water from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Photo: William Ringwood (51)

Thornthwaite Crag & High Street from below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Thornthwaite Crag & High Street from below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: William Ringwood (61)

Brothers Water

Brothers Water

Photo: David Hayter (58)

Hartsopp Dodd from the shores of Brothers Water

Hartsopp Dodd from the shores of Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (26)

Kidsty Pike from Straits of Riggindale

Kidsty Pike from Straits of Riggindale

Photo: David Hayter (112)


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