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

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 in England, 91st in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Rampsgill Head, 792m (2599ft). Rampsgill Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (46th highest in England, 85th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 39). Rampsgill Head is also known as an English Nuttall (55th in England, 103rd in England & Wales).

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

Along the way you will also bag The Knott, 739m (2425ft) - a Wainwright (No. 66); Rest Dodd 696m (2284ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (107th Eng, 178th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 93) and an English Nuttall (139th Eng, 228th Eng & Wal); Angletarn Pikes 567m (1861ft) - a Wainwright (No. 143), and an English Dewey (45th in Eng, 99th Eng & Wal); Brock Crags 561m (1841ft) - a Wainwright (No. 144); Beda Head (Beda Fell) 509m (1671ft) - a Wainwright (No. 170), and an English Dewey (161st in Eng, 369th Eng & Wal) and Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) 432m (1418ft) - a Wainwright (No. 195).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) from the South

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) from the South

Photo: Matt Delemare (22)

Angle Tarn from Satura Crag

Angle Tarn from Satura Crag

Photo: William Ringwood (64)

Kidsty Pike summit cairn

Kidsty Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (460)

The summit of Knott (Uldale Fells)

The summit of Knott (Uldale Fells)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (461)

Brock Crags from near the summit of Rest Dodd

Brock Crags from near the summit of Rest Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (97)

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)

The large cairn on the High Raise (Mardale) summit)

The large cairn on the High Raise (Mardale) summit)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (480)

Smardale Bridge over Scadale Beck en-route from Newbiggin on Lune to Kirkby Stephen

Smardale Bridge over Scadale Beck en-route from Newbiggin on Lune to Kirkby Stephen

Photo: Christine Shepherd (48)

Angle Tarn from Angletarn Pikes

Angle Tarn from Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Peter Lloyd (2)

Near Angletarn Pikes with Ullswater and Place Fell in the background

Near Angletarn Pikes with Ullswater and Place Fell in the background

Photo: Liz Mitchell (1)


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