Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere

Wainwright's favourite mountain


Route outline for walk c295:

- Buttermere  -   Gatesgarth  -   Peggy's Bridge  -   Buttermere  -   Scarth Gap  -   Hay Stacks (Haystacks)  -   Innominate Tarn  -   Blackbeck Tarn  -   Black Beck  -   Green Crag (Buttermere)  -   Warnscale Beck  -   Dubs Quarry  -   Fleetwith Pike  -   Fleetwith Edge  -   Gatesgarth  -   Buttermere.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Fleetwith Pike at 648m (2126ft). Fleetwith Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (147th highest in England, 254th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 116). Fleetwith Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (197th in England, 339th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks), 597m (1959ft). Hay Stacks (Haystacks) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 131). Hay Stacks (Haystacks) is also known as an English Dewey (13th in England, 29th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Green Crag (Buttermere), 528m (1732ft). Green Crag (Buttermere) is also known as an English Dewey (117th in England, 272nd in England & Wales)


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 OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere

In no particular order . . .

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (71)

High Crag (left), Crummock Water (left distance) and Buttermere with Grasmoor beyond from Hay Stacks

High Crag (left), Crummock Water (left distance) and Buttermere with Grasmoor beyond from Hay Stacks

Photo: Ian Mansell (20)

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere Lake from Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere Lake from Buttermere

Photo: Richard Duff (4)

High Snockrigg and Robinson across Buttermere

High Snockrigg and Robinson across Buttermere

Photo: Andy Malcolm (160)

Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (9)

Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Wast Water

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (13)

Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (13)

Ashness Bridge with Skiddaw in the background

Ashness Bridge with Skiddaw in the background

Photo: William Ingram (2)

Buttermere Village

Buttermere Village

Photo: Linda Baker (3)

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)


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