Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere

Unsurpassed views of Buttermere and Wainwright's favourite


Route outline for walk c287:

Buttermere  -  Scale Force  -  Scale Beck  -  Blea Crag  -  Lingcomb Edge  -  Red Pike (Buttermere)  -  High Stile  -  High Crag (Buttermere)  -  Gamlin End  -  Seat (Buttermere)  -  Scarth Gap  -  Hay Stacks (Haystacks)  -  Innominate Tarn  -  Blackbeck Tarn  -  Black Beck  -  Green Crag (Buttermere)  -  Warnscale Beck  -  Warnscale Bottom  -  Gatesgarth  -  Buttermere.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
3
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Stile at 807m (2649ft). High Stile is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (36th highest in England, 69th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 29). High Stile is also known as an English Nuttall (44th highest in England, 84th highest in England & Wales). High Stile is also classified as an English Marilyn (13th highest in England, 378th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Red Pike (Buttermere) at 755m (2478ft). Red Pike (Buttermere) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (67th highest in England, 117th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 62). Red Pike (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (83rd highest in England, 142nd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of High Crag (Buttermere) at 744m (2442ft). High Crag (Buttermere) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (73rd highest in England, 128th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 65). High Crag (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (89th highest in England, 154th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Hay Stacks (Haystacks) at 597m (1959ft). Hay Stacks (Haystacks) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 131), and an English Dewey (13th highest in England, 29th highest in England & Wales). ; Seat (Buttermere) at 561m (1841ft). Seat (Buttermere) is classified as an English Dewey (53rd highest in England, 121st highest in England & Wales) ; Green Crag (Buttermere) at 528m (1732ft). Green Crag (Buttermere) is classified as an English Dewey (118th highest in England, 273rd highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere

In no particular order . . .

Buttermere village from Red Pike (Buttermere) with the Grasmoor massif looming large in the background

Buttermere village from Red Pike (Buttermere) with the Grasmoor massif looming large in the background

Photo: Peter Dryden (1)

Iron Crag, Whoap, Crag Fell and Grike tower over Ennerdale Water from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Iron Crag, Whoap, Crag Fell and Grike tower over Ennerdale Water from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (36)

Innominate Tarn on Hay stacks (frozen solid) with Great Gable rising majestically in the background

Innominate Tarn on Hay stacks (frozen solid) with Great Gable rising majestically in the background

Photo: John Crosfield (2)

High Crag (left), Crummock Water and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

High Crag (left), Crummock Water and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (7)

Queens club ramblers atop of Red Pike (Buttermere) 2011

Queens club ramblers atop of Red Pike (Buttermere) 2011

Photo: John Dick (2)

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Scarth Gap

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Scarth Gap

Photo: Darryl Larvin (3)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

High Crag (Buttermere) Summit

High Crag (Buttermere) Summit

Photo: Rob Pullan (18)

Buttermere Dubbs

Buttermere Dubbs

Photo: Clare Howard (6)

Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (2)


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