Walk c299 Causey Pike from Braithwaite

Shorter alternative for shorter days


Route outline for walk c299:

- Braithwaite  -   Barrow (Newlands)  -   Stile End  -   Low Moss  -   Outerside  -   High Moss  -   Scar Crags  -   Causey Pike  -   Sleet Hause  -   Rowling End  -   Stoneycroft  -   Braithwaite.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Scar Crags at 672m (2206ft). Scar Crags is classified as an English Mountain(Hewitt) (125th highest in England, 210th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 101). Scar Crags is also known as an English Nuttall (167th in England, 279th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Causey Pike, 637m (2091ft). Causey Pike is classified as an English Mountain(Hewitt) (155th highest in England, 265th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 120). Causey Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (207th in England, 357th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Outerside, 568m (1864ft). Outerside is classified as a Wainwright (No. 142). Outerside is also known as an English Dewey (44th in England, 96th in England & Wales)

Along the way you will also bag Barrow (Newlands), 455m (1493ft) - a Wainwright (No. 187).


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 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 c299 Causey Pike from Braithwaite

In no particular order . . .

Swinside, Keswick, Latrigg and Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Rowling End

Swinside, Keswick, Latrigg and Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Rowling End

Photo: Chris Haselden (47)

On Causey Pike summit

On Causey Pike summit

Photo: Gerry Ball (33)

On the path to Pen y Fan, busy going up Corn Du

On the path to Pen y Fan, busy going up Corn Du

Photo: Keith Evans (5)

Route up to Grisedale Pike via Sleet How starting from Braithwaite

Route up to Grisedale Pike via Sleet How starting from Braithwaite

Photo: Keith Evans (3)

Loweswater from path above Holme Wood

Loweswater from path above Holme Wood

Photo: Gerry Ball (34)

*Looking back along Scar Crags to Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Causey Pike

*Looking back along Scar Crags to Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Causey Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (90)

Cat Bells (Catbells), Derwent Water with Bleaberry Fell & High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Scar Crags

Cat Bells (Catbells), Derwent Water with Bleaberry Fell & High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Scar Crags

Photo: Perry Biggs (3)

Scar Crags with Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) beyond from Causey Pike

Scar Crags with Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) beyond from Causey Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (154)

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Photo: Paul Johnson (3)

Looking back to the zig zags from Scar Crags at the route down from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Looking back to the zig zags from Scar Crags at the route down from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: Keith Evans (4)


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