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 Hut  -  Dubs Quarry  -  Fleetwith Pike  -  Honister Crag (Black Star)  -  Fleetwith Pike  -  Fleetwith Edge  -  Gatesgarth  -  Buttermere




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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, 253rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 116). Fleetwith Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (196th highest in England, 337th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Honister Crag (Black Star) at 634m (2080ft). Honister Crag (Black Star) is also known as an English Nuttall (211th highest in England, 363rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks) at 597m (1959ft). Hay Stacks (Haystacks) is classified as an Wainwright (No. 131). Hay Stacks (Haystacks) is also known as an English Dewey (13th highest in England, 29th 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 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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

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Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Buttermere from Fleetwith Pike

Buttermere from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Arthur Norton (5)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) summit

On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) summit

Photo: Mike Walker (547)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, 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 c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Martin Wardroper (2)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Crummock Water and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Crummock Water and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (240)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike reflected in Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike reflected in Buttermere

Photo: Paul Johnson (21)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Buttermere and the High Stile Ridge (left) from Fleetwith Pike

Buttermere and the High Stile Ridge (left) from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Rob Pullan (22)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, 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 c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Dubs Quarry on Fleetwith Pike

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Dubs Quarry on Fleetwith Pike

Photo: James Manley (2)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - *360° Panorama from Fleetwith Pike

*360° Panorama from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (31)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Buttermere and Crummock Water from Green Crag (Buttermere) summit

Buttermere and Crummock Water from Green Crag (Buttermere) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (633)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, 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 c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Debra and Tony on the summit of Fleetwith Pike with Buttermere and Crummock Water in the background

Debra and Tony on the summit of Fleetwith Pike with Buttermere and Crummock Water in the background

Photo: Tony Roberts (1)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Green Crag (Buttermere) summit cairn with Kirk Fell beyond

Green Crag (Buttermere) summit cairn with Kirk Fell beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (632)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - The rocky outcrop on the summit of Honister Crag (Black Star)

The rocky outcrop on the summit of Honister Crag (Black Star)

Photo: Mike Walker (538)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Buttermere with Fleetwith Pike beyond

Buttermere with Fleetwith Pike beyond

Photo: James Brennan (8)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Photo: David Mathies (3)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, 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 c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Green Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Green Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (545)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, 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)


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