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)  -  Eagle 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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
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) (30th highest in England, 59th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 25). High Street is also known as an English Nuttall (37th highest in England, 69th highest in England & Wales). High Street is also classified as an English Marilyn (11th highest in England, 345th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Harter Fell (Mardale) at 778m (2553ft). 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 Adam Seat at 666m (2186ft). Adam Seat is known as an Bridget. ; Rough Crag (Riggindale) at 628m (2061ft). Rough Crag (Riggindale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (161st England, 279th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (219th highest in England, 382nd highest in England & Wales) ; Eagle Crag at 525m (1723ft). Eagle Crag is classified as a Wainwright (No. 160) .

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 c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head

In no particular order . . .

Blea Water from High Street

Blea Water from High Street

Photo: William Ringwood (49)

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)

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)

Nan Bield Pass and Small Water with Rough Crag and High Street beyond from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Nan Bield Pass and Small Water with Rough Crag and High Street beyond from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (16)

Eagle Crag

Eagle Crag

Photo: David Hayter (12)

Snow on High Street from Haweswater Reservoir

Snow on High Street from Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Peter Marsh (1)

The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from the lower slopes of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from the lower slopes of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: Peter Marsh (2)

Blea Water with mist shrouding High Street beyond from Dudderwick in the snow

Blea Water with mist shrouding High Street beyond from Dudderwick in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (83)

On Harter Fell (Mardale) with Katie and Rosie

On Harter Fell (Mardale) with Katie and Rosie

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (4)

Haweswater Reservoir near Mardale Head

Haweswater Reservoir near Mardale Head

Photo: Phillip Houlton (2)


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