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

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 Harter Fell (Mardale), 778m (2553ft). Harter Fell (Mardale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (54th highest in England, 97th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 47). Harter Fell (Mardale) is also known as an English Nuttall (66th in England, 118th in England & Wales).

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

Along the way you will also bag Adam Seat, 666m (2186ft) and a Bridget; Rough Crag (Riggindale) 628m (2061ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (161st Eng, 280th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (219th Eng, 382nd Eng & Wal) and Eagle Crag 525m (1723ft) - a Wainwright (No. 160).


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 c276 High Street and Harter Fell from Mardale Head

In no particular order . . .

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (87)

West from Mardale Ill Bell

West from Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: David Mulvey (7)

The Rigg with Rough Crag (Riggindale) and High Street beyond from near Rowantreethwaite Beck, Haweswater Reservoir

The Rigg with Rough Crag (Riggindale) and High Street beyond from near Rowantreethwaite Beck, Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Alan Stancombe (5)

Looking West from the summit of High Street

Looking West from the summit of High Street

Photo: Jason Greenall (1)

Steep ascent to Swine Crag in the snow

Steep ascent to Swine Crag in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (81)

High Street summit

High Street summit

Photo: William Ringwood (50)

High Street from Mardale Ill Bell

High Street from Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: Phillip Houlton (15)

Harter Fell, Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir

Harter Fell, Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (3)

Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick above Kentmere Reservoir from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick above Kentmere Reservoir from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (244)

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)


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