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

In no particular order . . .

High Stile (left) Buttermere, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, High Snockrigg and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Fleetwith Pike

High Stile (left) Buttermere, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, High Snockrigg and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Michael Lee (3)

Snow on Scafell Pike from a frozen Innominate Tarn

Snow on Scafell Pike from a frozen Innominate Tarn

Photo: Peter Dryden (16)

Buttermere Lake with High Snockrigg beyond from near High Wax Knott above Peggy's Bridge (on the way to Hay Stacks)

Buttermere Lake with High Snockrigg beyond from near High Wax Knott above Peggy's Bridge (on the way to Hay Stacks)

Photo: Ian Mansell (15)

The winding road up Honister Pass

The winding road up Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (38)

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)

Crummock Water and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Crummock Water and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (240)

The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (37)

Buttermere

Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (27)

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)

Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Innominate Tarn

Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Innominate Tarn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (242)


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