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 . . .

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 - Road Sign near Buttermere Village

Road Sign near Buttermere Village

Photo: David Hayter (137)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Photo: Jack Adams (1)

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

Buttermere

Photo: Linda Baker (1)

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

Buttermere from Honister Crag, Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Arthur Norton (6)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - The wrought iron 'Shepherd’s Gate',  Buttermere Church, Buttermere

The wrought iron 'Shepherd’s Gate', Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (12)

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

Green Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Mike Walker (543)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike (foreground left) with High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) beyond towering over Buttermere from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Fleetwith Pike (foreground left) with High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) beyond towering over Buttermere from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Photo: Mike Walker (537)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Pillar (left), Ennerdale Water, Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (centre), Crummock Water and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Pillar (left), Ennerdale Water, Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (centre), Crummock Water and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (4)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Looking across Buttermere Lake to a Cottage below Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Hassness

Looking across Buttermere Lake to a Cottage below Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Hassness

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (11)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Innominate Tarn with Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell forming the backdrop

Innominate Tarn with Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell forming the backdrop

Photo: Alan Wainwright (241)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Our new addition Neela ( 1st time in the Lakes) on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Green Gable (left), Windy Gap, Great Gable and Kirk Fell (right) very clear in the background

Our new addition Neela ( 1st time in the Lakes) on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Green Gable (left), Windy Gap, Great Gable and Kirk Fell (right) very clear in the background

Photo: Paul Baldry (3)

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

Blackbeck Tarn on Hay Stacks with Great Gable beyond

Photo: David Hayter (26)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Buttermere from near Blackbeck Tarn - a path travelled

Buttermere from near Blackbeck Tarn - a path travelled

Photo: Sue Kirkbride (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 - Buttermere from Fleetwith Pike

Buttermere from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Arthur Norton (5)

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 (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (9)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (236)

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

Buttermere and Fleetwith Pike

Photo: William Ingram (3)

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

Fleetwith Pike from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (4)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - High Stile (left) Buttermere, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, High Snockrigg, Grasmoor and the shoulder of Robinson (right) from the summit of Fleetwith Pike

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

Photo: Michael Lee (2)

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 - Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Photo: Rob Barklamb (11)

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

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

Buttermere

Photo: Rob Hadley (2)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - The winding road up Honister Pass

The winding road up Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (38)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Looking stead (Pillar) & Pillar behind Green Crag (Buttermere) & Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with High Crag (Buttermere) (right) from near Dubs Quarry

Looking stead (Pillar) & Pillar behind Green Crag (Buttermere) & Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with High Crag (Buttermere) (right) from near Dubs Quarry

Photo: Alan Wainwright (239)

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

Crummock Water and Buttermere from Green Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Mike Walker (544)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Inside Dubs Hut Bothy

Inside Dubs Hut Bothy

Photo: Alan Wainwright (238)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - The South East shore of Buttermere Lake from near High Wax Knott above Peggy's Bridge (on the way to Hay Stacks)

The South East shore of Buttermere Lake from near High Wax Knott above Peggy's Bridge (on the way to Hay Stacks)

Photo: Ian Mansell (16)

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

Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Photo: Rob Pullan (17)

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 - High Stile, Red Pike (Buttermere) and Dodd (Buttermere) from across Buttermere

High Stile, Red Pike (Buttermere) and Dodd (Buttermere) from across Buttermere

Photo: Andy Malcolm (157)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Crummock Water and Grasmoor with Buttermere in the foreground from Hay Stacks

Crummock Water and Grasmoor with Buttermere in the foreground from Hay Stacks

Photo: Tony Higgs (4)

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 - 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 Lakeside path

Buttermere Lakeside path

Photo: David Hayter (143)

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 - Hay Stacks from Gatesgarth, SE of Buttermere

Hay Stacks from Gatesgarth, SE of Buttermere

Photo: David Mathies (2)

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 - Buttermere from Fleetwith Pike

Buttermere from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (237)

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 - On Hay Stacks with High Crag (left), Crumock Water and Grasmoor (right) in the distance

On Hay Stacks with High Crag (left), Crumock Water and Grasmoor (right) in the distance

Photo: John Hayhurst (1)

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

Great Gable and Pillar from Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Photo: Gerald Irwin (2)

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

Buttermere

Photo: Richard Heeley (8)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Buttermere, with Fleetwith Pike straight ahead and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) to the right

Buttermere, with Fleetwith Pike straight ahead and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) to the right

Photo: David Dawber (1)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Matt and Bex on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Gamlin End,High Crag and Crummock Water in the background

Matt and Bex on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Gamlin End,High Crag and Crummock Water in the background

Photo: David Haverty (1)

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

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

Buttermere

Photo: Rob Hadley (1)

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 - Crummock Water from Buttermere

Crummock Water from Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (136)

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

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Photo: David Hayter (25)

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

Fleetwith Pike across Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (7)

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 (36)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Innominate Tarn (Hay Stacks) with a snow-capped Pillar beyond

Innominate Tarn (Hay Stacks) with a snow-capped Pillar beyond

Photo: Andy Malcolm (33)

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

Buttermere

Photo: Linda Baker (2)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Buttermere from Warnscale Beck on the way to Hay Stacks

Buttermere from Warnscale Beck on the way to Hay Stacks

Photo: Gerald Irwin (1)

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

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Gatesgarth

Photo: Simon Barnett (40)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) during Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk

On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) during Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk

Photo: Peter Doherty (1)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike from the Southern shore of Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike from the Southern shore of Buttermere

Photo: Chris Haselden (41)

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

Fleetwith Pike from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (12)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (8)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Dale Head (Newlands) from Fleetwith Pike summit

Dale Head (Newlands) from Fleetwith Pike summit

Photo: Mike Walker (539)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (20)

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 - Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (9)

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

Buttermere Dubbs

Photo: Clare Howard (6)

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 - The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (37)

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

Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (27)

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

Robinson from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (549)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Grassmoor (left) and Grisedale Pike (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Grassmoor (left) and Grisedale Pike (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (550)

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 (39)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (12)

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 - Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (2)

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 - Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Scarth Gap

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Scarth Gap

Photo: Darryl Larvin (3)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (73)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - The summit cairn on Fleetwith Pike

The summit cairn on Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (538)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Herdies (Herdwick Sheep) in front of Green Crag (Buttermere)

Herdies (Herdwick Sheep) in front of Green Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (631)

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

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (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 - Dubs Hut

Dubs Hut

Photo: Mike Walker (542)

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)

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

Honister Crag from Honister

Photo: Mike Knipe (43)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - On the shore of Innominate Tarn near Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

On the shore of Innominate Tarn near Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Jane James (1)

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

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere Lake from Buttermere

Photo: Richard Duff (4)

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 - Mellbreak and Crummock Water from Buttermere

Mellbreak and Crummock Water from Buttermere

Photo: Linda Baker (4)

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 - Looking Stead (Pillar) and Pillar itself towering above the upper reaches of Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Looking Stead (Pillar) and Pillar itself towering above the upper reaches of Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (552)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - The Edge of Crag Wood at Buttermere's South Eastern shore

The Edge of Crag Wood at Buttermere's South Eastern shore

Photo: Andy Malcolm (158)

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 - 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)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag and Crummock Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag and Crummock Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (6)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - My husband Paul and I on top of Fleetwith Pike

My husband Paul and I on top of Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Rachel Barber (1)

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)

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

Ennerdale Water from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (551)

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

Dubs Hut

Photo: Mike Walker (541)

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 - The High Stile Ridge and Buttermere from Fleetwith Pike

The High Stile Ridge and Buttermere from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (32)

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 - 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 - 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 (11)

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 - 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 - Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (13)

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 - Looking over Buttermere to High Snockrigg with Grasmoor in the distance from Scarth Gap

Looking over Buttermere to High Snockrigg with Grasmoor in the distance from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Barklamb (9)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Devoke Water from Green Crag

Devoke Water from Green Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (24)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Grasmoor, Robinson and Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Grasmoor, Robinson and Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: James Manley (1)

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

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Dale Head (Newlands) from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Dale Head (Newlands) from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Photo: Mike Walker (536)

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 - 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, Gamlin End and High Crag from Scarth Gap

Seat, Gamlin End and High Crag from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (14)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - No smoking sign on the door of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

No smoking sign on the door of Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (9)

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

Hay Stacks from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (13)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - The view down Comb Beck as it flows towards Buttermere

The view down Comb Beck as it flows towards Buttermere

Photo: Rob Hadley (4)

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 - Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (71)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Buttermere from the North West shore featuring Fleetwith Pike (just right of centre)

Buttermere from the North West shore featuring Fleetwith Pike (just right of centre)

Photo: Malcolm Johnson (1)

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

Mellbreak from Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (144)

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

Buttermere

Photo: Mike Jennings (3)

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 - 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 - 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)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Snow on Scafell Pike and the Scafell Massif from a very frozen Innominate Tarn

Snow on Scafell Pike and the Scafell Massif from a very frozen Innominate Tarn

Photo: Peter Dryden (17)

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

Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Photo: Liz Stanley (3)

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

Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Photo: David Hayter (24)

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 - Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (19)

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: Alan Wainwright (244)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - Snow on Scafell Pike from a frozen Innominate Tarn

Snow on Scafell Pike from a frozen Innominate Tarn

Photo: Peter Dryden (16)

Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere - High Snockrigg and Robinson across Buttermere

High Snockrigg and Robinson across Buttermere

Photo: Andy Malcolm (160)

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 - Fleetwith Pike refelected in Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike refelected in Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (8)

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 - Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Photo: Andy Malcolm (34)

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

Buttermere Village

Photo: Linda Baker (3)

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

Runaway Ramblers from Bury Lancs on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: David Morecroft (17)

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

Buttermere village

Photo: David Hayter (145)


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