Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head

An easy scramble to unsurpassed views


Route outline for walk c276:

Mardale Head  -  Haweswater Reservoir  -  The Rigg  -  Dudderwick  -  Swine Crag (Riggindale)  -  Heron Crag (Riggindale)  -  Rough Crag (Riggindale)  -  Caspel Gate  -  Riggindale Crag  -  Long Stile  -  High Street  -  Mardale Ill Bell  -  Nan Bield Pass  -  Harter Fell (Mardale)  -  Adam Seat  -  Gatescarth Pass  -  Mardale Head




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Street at 828m (2717ft). High Street is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (32nd highest in England, 61st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 25). High Street is also known as an English Nuttall (38th highest in England, 70th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (11th highest in England, 345th highest in the UK). The summit of High Street is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Harter Fell (Mardale) at 779m (2556ft). Harter Fell (Mardale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (54th highest in England, 96th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 47). Harter Fell (Mardale) is also known as an English Nuttall (66th highest in England, 118th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Mardale Ill Bell at 760m (2494ft). Mardale Ill Bell is classified as an Wainwright (No. 59).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head

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Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - High Street summit Trig Point

High Street summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (518)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Looking back to Kidsty Howes and Haweswater from Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Looking back to Kidsty Howes and Haweswater from Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (86)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head car park in the snow

The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head car park in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (78)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - High Street from Mardale Ill Bell

High Street from Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: Phillip Houlton (15)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - *Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (62)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Speaking Crag across Haweswater Reservoir from Rowantreethwaite Beck

Speaking Crag across Haweswater Reservoir from Rowantreethwaite Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (237)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Small Water and Haweswater from near Mardale Ill Bell summit

Small Water and Haweswater from near Mardale Ill Bell summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (23)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Haweswater Reservoir from Adam Seat

Haweswater Reservoir from Adam Seat

Photo: Phillip Houlton (20)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Haweswater from above Adam Seat

Haweswater from above Adam Seat

Photo: William Ringwood (53)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Haweswater Reservoir, The Rigg with Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) beyond from near Castle Crag

Haweswater Reservoir, The Rigg with Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) beyond from near Castle Crag

Photo: Mike Knipe (72)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Eagle Crag Summit

Eagle Crag Summit

Photo: David Hayter (13)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Haweswater Reservoir from Rough Crag (Riggindale)

Haweswater Reservoir from Rough Crag (Riggindale)

Photo: Phillip Houlton (7)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - *Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

*Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (61)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head

Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head

Photo: Glenn Philpott (1)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Kidsty Pike from Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Kidsty Pike from Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (87)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - High Street summit

High Street summit

Photo: William Ringwood (50)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Matt Delemare (8)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - High Street (behind the tree). Straits of Riggindale, Head of Riggindale Beck and Kidsty Pike from Haweswater Reservoir

High Street (behind the tree). Straits of Riggindale, Head of Riggindale Beck and Kidsty Pike from Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Mike Knipe (73)

Walk c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head - Me on Harter Fell (Mardale) summit cairn

Me on Harter Fell (Mardale) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (517)


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