Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown

Fantastic high level walk with glorious views


Route outline for walk c297:

St Peter's Church  -  Howtown  -  Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)  -  Keasgill Head  -  High Raise (Mardale)  -  Kidsty Pike  -  Rampsgill Head  -  The Knott  -  Rest Dodd  -  The Nab  -  Satura Crag  -  Brock Crags  -  Angle Tarn (Martindale)  -  Angletarn Pikes  -  Bedafel Knott  -  Beda Head (Beda Fell)  -  Winter Crag  -  Christy Bridge  -  Howegrain Beck  -  Martindale  -  St Peter's Church  -  Howtown




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
9
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
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 High Raise (Mardale) at 802m (2632ft). High Raise (Mardale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (40th highest in England, 75th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 31). High Raise (Mardale) is also known as an English Nuttall (48th highest in England, 91st highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Rampsgill Head at 792m (2599ft). Rampsgill Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (46th highest in England, 84th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 39). Rampsgill Head is also known as an English Nuttall (55th highest in England, 103rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Kidsty Pike at 780m (2560ft). Kidsty Pike is classified as an Wainwright (No. 46). Kidsty Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (64th highest in England, 115th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown

In no particular order . . .

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Cairn on the North end of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) ridge

Cairn on the North end of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) ridge

Photo: Matt Delemare (24)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - The Nab (Martindale) from Rest Dodd

The Nab (Martindale) from Rest Dodd

Photo: Robert Hall (19)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Robert Hall (23)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill (right), Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) from Rampsgill Head

Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill (right), Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (235)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Howtown and Ullswater from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Howtown and Ullswater from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Photo: Matt Delemare (25)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - St Peter's Church, Howtown

St Peter's Church, Howtown

Photo: Stephen Collins (14)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Ali and James after the scramble up Angletarn Pikes

Ali and James after the scramble up Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Peter Lloyd (3)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Angletarn Pikes summit

Angletarn Pikes summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (20)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - The Nab from Christy Bridge

The Nab from Christy Bridge

Photo: Carey Hammond (1)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - *Beda Head (Beda Fell) with Place Fell beyond (left), Ullswater and Hallin Fell (right) from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

*Beda Head (Beda Fell) with Place Fell beyond (left), Ullswater and Hallin Fell (right) from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (83)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Beda Head from Christy Bridge

Beda Head from Christy Bridge

Photo: David Hayter (105)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Approaching Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Approaching Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Paul Holroyd (8)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Satura Crag

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Satura Crag

Photo: Robert Hall (14)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - The Nab (centre) and Beda Head (Beda Fell) (right) from Christy Bridge

The Nab (centre) and Beda Head (Beda Fell) (right) from Christy Bridge

Photo: Robert Hall (7)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - High Raise (Mardale) summit cairn

High Raise (Mardale) summit cairn

Photo: Robert Hall (26)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Brothers Water from the path below Brock Crags

Brothers Water from the path below Brock Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (96)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Brock Crags

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Brock Crags

Photo: Robert Hall (12)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) summit

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (23)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Photo: Robert Hall (24)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Martindale

Martindale

Photo: David Hayter (104)


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