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) and 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, 116th 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, 127th 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:

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

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Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag and Crummock Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag and Crummock Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (6)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Photo: Rob Pullan (20)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Photo: David Mathies (3)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Photo: Liz Stanley (3)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Snow on Scafell Pike from a frozen Innominate Tarn

Snow on Scafell Pike from a frozen Innominate Tarn

Photo: Peter Dryden (16)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Me and Russ at the top of Scale Force

Me and Russ at the top of Scale Force

Photo: Clare Howard (14)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Looking across Buttermere Lake to a Cottage below Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Hassness

Looking across Buttermere Lake to a Cottage below Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Hassness

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (11)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Hay Stacks from Scarth Gap

Hay Stacks from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (13)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Buttermere from Warnscale Beck on the way to Hay Stacks

Buttermere from Warnscale Beck on the way to Hay Stacks

Photo: Gerald Irwin (1)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Green Gable (left) Great Gable (centre left), Scafell Pike (centre distance) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Green Gable (left) Great Gable (centre left), Scafell Pike (centre distance) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (553)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (34)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Seat (Buttermere) & High Crag (Buttermere) (left) and Grasmoor (right) from the small pool on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere) & High Crag (Buttermere) (left) and Grasmoor (right) from the small pool on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (243)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - On the shore of Innominate Tarn near Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

On the shore of Innominate Tarn near Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Jane James (1)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Mellbreak from Buttermere

Mellbreak from Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (144)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Scale Force

Scale Force

Photo: Clare Howard (15)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Pillar from High Crag (Buttermere)

Pillar from High Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (10)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Seat, Gamlin End and High Crag from Scarth Gap

Seat, Gamlin End and High Crag from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (16)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (13)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Ennerdale Water from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Ennerdale Water from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (551)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Photo: Rob Pullan (17)


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