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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (147th highest in England, 253rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 116). Fleetwith Pike is also known as a English Nuttall (197th highest in England, 339th 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 (196th highest in England, 338th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks) at 597m (1959ft). Hay Stacks (Haystacks) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 131). Hay Stacks (Haystacks) is also known as a English Dewey (13th highest in England, 29th in England & Wales)

Along the way you will also bag Green Crag (Buttermere) at 528m (1732ft). Green Crag (Buttermere) is classified as an English Dewey (118th highest in England, 274th highest in England & Wales)

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 . . .

Great Gable, Scafell Pike (centre) and Kirk Fell from Fleetwith Pike

Great Gable, Scafell Pike (centre) and Kirk Fell from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Mike Knipe (158)

Lad's Leap

Lad's Leap

Photo: Joanna Lyon (8)

Hay Stacks from Gatesgarth, SE of Buttermere

Hay Stacks from Gatesgarth, SE of Buttermere

Photo: David Mathies (2)

The flank of Hay Stacks (Haystacks), High Crag and High Stile (left), Mellbreak, Buttermere and Crummock Water (centre) with Grasmoor and High Snockrigg (right) from Fleetwith Pike

The flank of Hay Stacks (Haystacks), High Crag and High Stile (left), Mellbreak, Buttermere and Crummock Water (centre) with Grasmoor and High Snockrigg (right) from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Bernie Pottrell (1)

Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Photo: Rob Barklamb (11)

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Photo: David Hayter (152)

Gordale Scar

Gordale Scar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (127)

On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) summit

On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) summit

Photo: Mike Walker (547)

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Photo: Angela Henstock (1)

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)


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