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 - The winding Honister Pass road

The winding Honister Pass road

Photo: Kevin Finn (41)

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

Fleetwith pike from Buttermere

Photo: Alan Gent (1)

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 - 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 c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, 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 c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Plaque dedicated to Alfred Wainwright in Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Plaque dedicated to Alfred Wainwright in Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (11)

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 - 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 c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (40)

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

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, 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 c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Innominate Tarn with Great Gable beyond

Innominate Tarn with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Mike Walker (546)

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 - 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 c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Seat, Gamlin End and High Crag from Scarth Gap

Seat, Gamlin End and High Crag from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (16)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - The interior of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

The interior of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (10)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Scarth Gap (left), Seat (Buttermere), High Crag (Buttermere) and High Stile from Fleetwith Pike

Scarth Gap (left), Seat (Buttermere), High Crag (Buttermere) and High Stile from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Mike Walker (540)

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

Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (13)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - The Runaway Ramblers on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

The Runaway Ramblers on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: David Morecroft (11)


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