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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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 804m (2636ft). High Raise (Mardale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (39th highest in England, 73rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 31). High Raise (Mardale) is also known as an English Nuttall (46th highest in England, 88th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Rampsgill Head at 792m (2600ft). 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:


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

In no particular order . . .

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - The Nab (Martindale) from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

The Nab (Martindale) from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Photo: Stephen Collins (17)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Steve and Andrew on Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Steve and Andrew on Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Photo: Julie Graham (1)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Kidsty Pike

Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Kidsty Pike

Photo: Robert Hall (25)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Peter on Angletarn Pikes

Peter on Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Peter Lloyd (4)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Martindale from the lower slopes of Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Martindale from the lower slopes of Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Photo: Stephen Collins (15)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Rampsgill Head from The Knott summit

Rampsgill Head from The Knott summit

Photo: Robert Hall (21)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - On top of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

On top of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Photo: Keith Evans (2)

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 - Beda Head from Christy Bridge

Beda Head from Christy Bridge

Photo: David Hayter (105)

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 - Martindale from Nickles, just north of Beda Head

Martindale from Nickles, just north of Beda Head

Photo: David Hayter (106)

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 - Hallin Crag and Ullswater from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Hallin Crag and Ullswater from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Photo: Stephen Collins (16)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - On Kidsty Pike

On Kidsty Pike

Photo: Dave Ditchburn (1)

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 - High Raise and Raven Howe from Rampsgill Head

High Raise and Raven Howe from Rampsgill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (30)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Brock Crags from near the summit of Rest Dodd

Brock Crags from near the summit of Rest Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (97)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Martindale

Martindale

Photo: David Hayter (104)

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

Christy Bridge, Martindale

Photo: David Hayter (108)

Walk c297 The Martindale Horseshoe from Howtown - Rampsgill Head from Rest Dodd summit

Rampsgill Head from Rest Dodd summit

Photo: Robert Hall (20)


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