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

In no particular order . . .

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (12)

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

Snow on Scafell Pike and the Scafell Massif from a very frozen Innominate Tarn

Photo: Peter Dryden (17)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Red Pike (Buttermere), Dodd and Bleaberry Tarn from High Stile

Red Pike (Buttermere), Dodd and Bleaberry Tarn from High Stile

Photo: Alan Gent (4)

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 - Innominate Tarn with Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell forming the backdrop

Innominate Tarn with Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell forming the backdrop

Photo: Alan Wainwright (241)

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

Red Pike from High Stile

Photo: David Hayter (22)

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

Crummock Water from Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (136)

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

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 - The interior of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

The interior of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (10)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - High Stile (left), Buttermere, Grasmoor and Fleetwith Pike (right) from near the top of Warnscale Beck

High Stile (left), Buttermere, Grasmoor and Fleetwith Pike (right) from near the top of Warnscale Beck

Photo: Christine Shepherd (36)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Queens club ramblers atop of Red Pike (Buttermere) 2011

Queens club ramblers atop of Red Pike (Buttermere) 2011

Photo: John Dick (2)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - The view down Comb Beck as it flows towards Buttermere

The view down Comb Beck as it flows towards Buttermere

Photo: Rob Hadley (4)

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

Green Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Mike Walker (543)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Mellbreak, Crummock Water and Grasmoor from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Mellbreak, Crummock Water and Grasmoor from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (33)

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

Buttermere

Photo: Rob Hadley (1)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - The Runaway Ramblers on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

The Runaway Ramblers on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: David Morecroft (11)

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 - Scale Force and Gale Fell

Scale Force and Gale Fell

Photo: David Hayter (19)

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

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Photo: David Hayter (25)

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

Buttermere

Photo: Richard Heeley (8)

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

Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (27)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Buttermere, with Fleetwith Pike straight ahead and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) to the right

Buttermere, with Fleetwith Pike straight ahead and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) to the right

Photo: David Dawber (1)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Mellbreak, Crummock Water and Grasmoor with Dodd (Buttermere) and Bleaberry Tarn in the foreground from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Mellbreak, Crummock Water and Grasmoor with Dodd (Buttermere) and Bleaberry Tarn in the foreground from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: John Crosfield (1)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Martin Wardroper (2)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Plaque dedicated to Alfred Wainwright in Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Plaque dedicated to Alfred Wainwright in Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (11)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Looking over Buttermere to High Snockrigg with Grasmoor in the distance from Scarth Gap

Looking over Buttermere to High Snockrigg with Grasmoor in the distance from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Barklamb (9)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Dodd and Robinson from Lingcomb Edge

Dodd and Robinson from Lingcomb Edge

Photo: David Hayter (21)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Innominate Tarn

Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Innominate Tarn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (242)

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

Green Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (545)

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

Great Gable and Pillar from Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Photo: Gerald Irwin (2)

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 - Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (13)

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

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Road Sign near Buttermere Village

Road Sign near Buttermere Village

Photo: David Hayter (137)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from near the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from near the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (35)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - On Hay Stacks with High Crag (left), Crumock Water and Grasmoor (right) in the distance

On Hay Stacks with High Crag (left), Crumock Water and Grasmoor (right) in the distance

Photo: John Hayhurst (1)

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

Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Photo: Rob Pullan (17)

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

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) during Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk

On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) during Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk

Photo: Peter Doherty (1)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Buttermere from the North West shore featuring Fleetwith Pike (just right of centre)

Buttermere from the North West shore featuring Fleetwith Pike (just right of centre)

Photo: Malcolm Johnson (1)

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

High Snockrigg and Robinson across Buttermere

Photo: Andy Malcolm (160)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Seat and Hay Stacks with Great Gable beyond from High Stile

Seat and Hay Stacks with Great Gable beyond from High Stile

Photo: Alan Gent (3)

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

Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (9)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Buttermere from near Blackbeck Tarn - a path travelled

Buttermere from near Blackbeck Tarn - a path travelled

Photo: Sue Kirkbride (1)

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

Fleetwith Pike refelected in Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (8)

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

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (3)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Matt and Bex on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Gamlin End,High Crag and Crummock Water in the background

Matt and Bex on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Gamlin End,High Crag and Crummock Water in the background

Photo: David Haverty (1)

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

Buttermere Dubbs

Photo: Clare Howard (6)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Ennerdale Water and St Bees from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Ennerdale Water and St Bees from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Paul Holroyd (5)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Low Ling Crag and Crummock Water from Blea Crag

Low Ling Crag and Crummock Water from Blea Crag

Photo: David Hayter (18)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) summit

On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) summit

Photo: Mike Walker (547)

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

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Scarth Gap

Photo: Darryl Larvin (3)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from the campsite near Buttermere village

Fleetwith Pike and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from the campsite near Buttermere village

Photo: Stephen Collins (55)

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

Seat (Buttermere) and High Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (548)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - A cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

A cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (629)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - On the summit of High Stile

On the summit of High Stile

Photo: Christine Shepherd (467)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - No smoking sign on the door of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

No smoking sign on the door of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (9)

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

Green Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (244)

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

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (20)

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 (19)

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 - High Stile and Red Pike from the Gatesgarth, SE of Buttermere

High Stile and Red Pike from the Gatesgarth, SE of Buttermere

Photo: David Mathies (1)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Russ and Me on the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere) in the snow

Russ and Me on the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere) in the snow

Photo: Clare Howard (13)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Crummock Water and Buttermere with Grasmoor beyond from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Crummock Water and Buttermere with Grasmoor beyond from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Ian Muddimer (1)

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

Buttermere and Fleetwith Pike

Photo: William Ingram (3)

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

Pillar (left), Ennerdale Water, Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (centre), Crummock Water and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (4)

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 - Innominate Tarn (Hay Stacks) with a snow-capped Pillar beyond

Innominate Tarn (Hay Stacks) with a snow-capped Pillar beyond

Photo: Andy Malcolm (33)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Photo: Andy Malcolm (11)

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

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

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (18)

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

Robinson from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (549)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - The wrought iron 'Shepherd’s Gate',  Buttermere Church, Buttermere

The wrought iron 'Shepherd’s Gate', Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (12)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Looking Stead (Pillar) and Pillar itself towering above the upper reaches of Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Looking Stead (Pillar) and Pillar itself towering above the upper reaches of Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (552)

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

Fleetwith Pike across Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (7)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Red Pike (Buttermere) summit from Lingcomb Edge with Pillar prominent across Ennerdale

Red Pike (Buttermere) summit from Lingcomb Edge with Pillar prominent across Ennerdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (31)

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

Buttermere

Photo: Rob Hadley (2)

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

Buttermere with Fleetwith Pike beyond

Photo: James Brennan (8)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - High Stile, Red Pike (Buttermere) and Dodd (Buttermere) from across Buttermere

High Stile, Red Pike (Buttermere) and Dodd (Buttermere) from across Buttermere

Photo: Andy Malcolm (157)

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

Scarth Gap from Gamlin End

Photo: Rob Pullan (11)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Hay Stacks from Gatesgarth, SE of Buttermere

Hay Stacks from Gatesgarth, SE of Buttermere

Photo: David Mathies (2)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (19)

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 - Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Photo: David Mathies (3)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Photo: Andy Malcolm (12)

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

Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Photo: David Hayter (24)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (8)

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) and Kirk Fell (right) with the Scafell Massif beyond (centre) from High Crag (Buttermere)

Green Gable left), Great Gable (centre) and Kirk Fell (right) with the Scafell Massif beyond (centre) from High Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (7)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Innominate Tarn with Great Gable beyond

Innominate Tarn with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Mike Walker (546)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Herdies (Herdwick Sheep) in front of Green Crag (Buttermere)

Herdies (Herdwick Sheep) in front of Green Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (631)

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

Crummock Water and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (240)

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 - Ennerdale from High Stile

Ennerdale from High Stile

Photo: David Hayter (23)

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

Buttermere Lakeside path

Photo: David Hayter (143)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - *Ennerdale Water (left), Starling Dodd and Great Borne, Loweswater (right of centre), Mellbreak and Crummock Water (right) from Red Pike (Buttermere)

*Ennerdale Water (left), Starling Dodd and Great Borne, Loweswater (right of centre), Mellbreak and Crummock Water (right) from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (69)

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

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere Lake from Buttermere

Photo: Richard Duff (4)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Crummock Water and Whiteside from Scale Beck

Crummock Water and Whiteside from Scale Beck

Photo: David Hayter (20)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Great view of Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable (the rounded dome), Kirk Fell, Pillar (the highest point), Black Crag and Steeple  from Lingcomb Edge just below the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Great view of Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable (the rounded dome), Kirk Fell, Pillar (the highest point), Black Crag and Steeple from Lingcomb Edge just below the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (32)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Grassmoor (left) and Grisedale Pike (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Grassmoor (left) and Grisedale Pike (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (550)

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 (14)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Runaway Ramblers from Bury Lancs on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Runaway Ramblers from Bury Lancs on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: David Morecroft (17)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (73)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Summit cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

Summit cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (630)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Crummock Water and Grasmoor with Buttermere in the foreground from Hay Stacks

Crummock Water and Grasmoor with Buttermere in the foreground from Hay Stacks

Photo: Tony Higgs (4)

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 - 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 - Fleetwith Pike from the Southern shore of Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike from the Southern shore of Buttermere

Photo: Chris Haselden (41)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Fantastic panorama (not quite 360) from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Fantastic panorama (not quite 360) from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: John Dyason (23)

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 - Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (9)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Looking down to Buttermere from near the head of Warnscale Beck

Looking down to Buttermere from near the head of Warnscale Beck

Photo: Rob Barklamb (45)

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

High Crag (Buttermere) Summit

Photo: Rob Pullan (18)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Photo: Jack Adams (1)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Bleaberry Tarn (bottom left), Mellbreak and Crummock Water  from High Stile

Bleaberry Tarn (bottom left), Mellbreak and Crummock Water from High Stile

Photo: Andrew Ward (1)

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 - 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 - Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Gatesgarth

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Gatesgarth

Photo: Simon Barnett (40)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - The Edge of Crag Wood at Buttermere's South Eastern shore

The Edge of Crag Wood at Buttermere's South Eastern shore

Photo: Andy Malcolm (158)

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 - Fleetwith Pike from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Fleetwith Pike from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (4)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Our new addition Neela ( 1st time in the Lakes) on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Green Gable (left), Windy Gap, Great Gable and Kirk Fell (right) very clear in the background

Our new addition Neela ( 1st time in the Lakes) on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Green Gable (left), Windy Gap, Great Gable and Kirk Fell (right) very clear in the background

Photo: Paul Baldry (3)

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 village

Buttermere village

Photo: David Hayter (145)

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

Fleetwith Pike from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (12)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Grasmoor, Robinson and Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Grasmoor, Robinson and Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: James Manley (1)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Crummock Water and Buttermere from Green Crag (Buttermere)

Crummock Water and Buttermere from Green Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Mike Walker (544)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (71)

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 - Buttermere and Crummock Water from Green Crag (Buttermere) summit

Buttermere and Crummock Water from Green Crag (Buttermere) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (633)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Pillar (left) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Pillar (left) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (5)

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

Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (2)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Green Crag (Buttermere) summit cairn with Kirk Fell beyond

Green Crag (Buttermere) summit cairn with Kirk Fell beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (632)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Devoke Water from Green Crag

Devoke Water from Green Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (24)

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

Buttermere from High Stile

Photo: Andy Malcolm (10)

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

Fleetwith Pike reflected in Buttermere

Photo: Paul Johnson (21)

Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere - Blackbeck Tarn on Hay Stacks with Great Gable beyond

Blackbeck Tarn on Hay Stacks with Great Gable beyond

Photo: David Hayter (26)


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