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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (40th highest in England, 75th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 31). High Raise (Mardale) is also known as a 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (46th highest in England, 84th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 39). Rampsgill Head is also known as a 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 a Wainwright (No. 46). Kidsty Pike is also known as a English Nuttall (64th highest in England, 115th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag The Knott at 739m (2425ft). The Knott is classified as a Wainwright (No. 66) ; Rest Dodd at 696m (2284ft). Rest Dodd is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (107th highest in England, 177th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 93) and a English Nuttall (139th highest in England, 228th highest in England & Wales); Angletarn Pikes at 567m (1861ft). Angletarn Pikes is classified as a Wainwright (No. 143), and a English Dewey (45th highest in England, 99th highest in England & Wales).; Brock Crags at 561m (1841ft). Brock Crags is classified as a Wainwright (No. 144) ; Beda Head (Beda Fell) at 509m (1671ft). Beda Head (Beda Fell) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 170), and a English Dewey (162nd highest in England, 371st highest in England & Wales).; Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) at 432m (1418ft). Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 195)

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 . . .

Rampsgill Head from Rest Dodd summit

Rampsgill Head from Rest Dodd summit

Photo: Robert Hall (20)

The Nab from Christy Bridge

The Nab from Christy Bridge

Photo: Carey Hammond (1)

The Nab (Martindale) from Rampsgill Head

The Nab (Martindale) from Rampsgill Head

Photo: David Hayter (113)

On Kidsty Pike

On Kidsty Pike

Photo: Dave Ditchburn (1)

Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Robert Hall (23)

Christy Bridge, Martindale

Christy Bridge, Martindale

Photo: David Hayter (108)

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)

Beda Head from Christy Bridge

Beda Head from Christy Bridge

Photo: David Hayter (105)

Angle Tarn (Martindale) from Angletarn Pikes

Angle Tarn (Martindale) from Angletarn Pikes

Photo: David Hayter (109)

Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Twopenny Crag from Kidsty Pike

Photo: Robert Hall (24)

Angle Tarn from Satura Crag

Angle Tarn from Satura Crag

Photo: William Ringwood (64)

Rescue Helicopter with Place Fell from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Rescue Helicopter with Place Fell from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Photo: David Hayter (107)

Angle Tarn (Martindale) frozen in the snow

Angle Tarn (Martindale) frozen in the snow

Photo: David Hare (2)

Martindale

Martindale

Photo: David Hayter (104)

High Raise (Mardale) summit cairn

High Raise (Mardale) summit cairn

Photo: Robert Hall (26)

Angle Tarn (Martindale)in the snow

Angle Tarn (Martindale)in the snow

Photo: David Hare (3)

Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Photo: David Hayter (110)

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Satura Crag

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Satura Crag

Photo: Robert Hall (14)

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

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

Photo: Stephen Collins (15)

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

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

Photo: Stephen Collins (17)

Brock Crags from near the summit of Rest Dodd

Brock Crags from near the summit of Rest Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (97)

Brothers Water from Angletarn Pikes

Brothers Water from Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Stephen Collins (19)

Rampsgill Head from The Knott summit

Rampsgill Head from The Knott summit

Photo: Robert Hall (21)

A frozen Angle Tarn from Angletarn Pikes

A frozen Angle Tarn from Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Christine Shepherd (3)

Brothers Water from the summit of Angletarn Pikes

Brothers Water from the summit of Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Christine Shepherd (2)

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) summit

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) summit

Photo: Matt Delemare (23)

Howtown and Ullswater from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Howtown and Ullswater from Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Photo: Matt Delemare (25)

On Kidsty Pike summit in mist

On Kidsty Pike summit in mist

Photo: Christine Shepherd (47)

Martindale from Nickles, just north of Beda Head

Martindale from Nickles, just north of Beda Head

Photo: David Hayter (106)

Cloud cover over Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Cloud cover over Angle Tarn (Martindale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (38)

Brothers Water from the path below Brock Crags

Brothers Water from the path below Brock Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (96)

Peter on Angletarn Pikes

Peter on Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Peter Lloyd (4)

Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Kidsty Pike

Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Kidsty Pike

Photo: Robert Hall (25)

The Nab (Martindale) from Rest Dodd

The Nab (Martindale) from Rest Dodd

Photo: Robert Hall (19)

Kidsty Pike summit cairn

Kidsty Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (460)

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

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

Photo: Matt Delemare (24)

Beda Head (Beda Fell) summit cairn

Beda Head (Beda Fell) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (1)

St Peter's Church, Howtown

St Peter's Church, Howtown

Photo: Stephen Collins (14)

Hallin Crag and Ullswater from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Hallin Crag and Ullswater from Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Photo: Stephen Collins (16)

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) from the South

Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa) from the South

Photo: Matt Delemare (22)

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (10)

Hartsop above How and Patterdale from Angletarn Pikes

Hartsop above How and Patterdale from Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Stephen Collins (18)

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)

Ali and James after the scramble up Angletarn Pikes

Ali and James after the scramble up Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Peter Lloyd (3)

On top of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

On top of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Photo: Keith Evans (2)

High Raise and Raven Howe from Rampsgill Head

High Raise and Raven Howe from Rampsgill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (30)

Martindale Church near Christy Bridge

Martindale Church near Christy Bridge

Photo: Robert Hall (6)

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (11)

Angletarn Pikes summit

Angletarn Pikes summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (20)

Steve and Andrew on Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Steve and Andrew on Beda Head (Beda Fell)

Photo: Julie Graham (1)

The summit cairn on Brock Crags

The summit cairn on Brock Crags

Photo: Christine Shepherd (502)

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Brock Crags

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Brock Crags

Photo: Robert Hall (12)

*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)

Rampsgill Head summit

Rampsgill Head summit

Photo: Robert Hall (22)

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)

Approaching Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Approaching Kidsty Pike from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Paul Holroyd (8)

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

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

Photo: Christine Shepherd (480)

Angle Tarn from Angletarn Pikes

Angle Tarn from Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Peter Lloyd (2)

My daughter taking in the wise words of Wainwright on Angletarn Pikes

My daughter taking in the wise words of Wainwright on Angletarn Pikes

Photo: Kirstin Foster (1)

Brothers Water from Brock Crags

Brothers Water from Brock Crags

Photo: Robert Hall (13)


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