Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale)

Rough paths and an easy scramble


Route outline for walk c301:

Seatoller (Borrowdale)  -  Strands Bridge  -  Borrowdale  -  The Combe  -  Thornythwaite Fell  -  Comb Head  -  Glaramara  -  Looking Steads (Glaramara)  -  Red Beck  -  Red Beck Top  -  Allen Gill  -  High House Tarn  -  High House Tarn Top  -  Allen Crags  -  Esk Hause  -  Ruddy Gill  -  Sprinkling Tarn  -  Sty Head  -  Sty Head Tarn  -  Sty Head Gill  -  Stockley Bridge  -  Grains Gill  -  Seathwaite  -  The Allerdale Ramble  -  Seatoller (Borrowdale).




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
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 Allen Crags at 785m (2576ft). Allen Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (51st highest in England, 91st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 42). Allen Crags is also known as an English Nuttall (60th highest in England, 109th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Glaramara at 783m (2569ft). Glaramara is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (53rd highest in England, 94th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 45). Glaramara is also known as an English Nuttall (63rd highest in England, 113th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Looking Steads (Glaramara) at 775m (2544ft). Looking Steads (Glaramara) is also known as an English Nuttall (69th highest in England, 121st highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Red Beck Top at 721m (2366ft). Red Beck Top is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (85th England, 147th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (107th highest in England, 181st highest in England & Wales) ; High House Tarn Top at 684m (2245ft). High House Tarn Top is known as an English Nuttall (149th highest in England, 248th highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL4 & OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale)

In no particular order . . .

A grand view overlooking the valley of upper Wasdale from Esk Hause with Pillar, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Green Gable taking centre stage

A grand view overlooking the valley of upper Wasdale from Esk Hause with Pillar, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Green Gable taking centre stage

Photo: Andy Malcolm (228)

Looking up to a snowy Great Gable from Sty Head

Looking up to a snowy Great Gable from Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (73)

Wainwrights unnamed 'perfect mountain tarn' between Glaramara and Allen Crags

Wainwrights unnamed 'perfect mountain tarn' between Glaramara and Allen Crags

Photo: Paul Johnson (23)

Snow on Yewbarrow (North Top) left, Red Pike (centre right) and the shoulder or Kirk Fell (right) tower above Wasdale from near Sty Head

Snow on Yewbarrow (North Top) left, Red Pike (centre right) and the shoulder or Kirk Fell (right) tower above Wasdale from near Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (72)

Borrowdale

Borrowdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (45)

On Glaramara summit

On Glaramara summit

Photo: John Antrobus (18)

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Photo: Alan Sturges (4)

Red Beck ravine from Looking Steads (Glaramara)

Red Beck ravine from Looking Steads (Glaramara)

Photo: John Antrobus (20)

Looking Steads (Glaramara) summit

Looking Steads (Glaramara) summit

Photo: John Antrobus (21)

Looking down Styhead Gill from Sty Head to a sunlit Borrowdale  with Bleaberry Fell the high point in the distance

Looking down Styhead Gill from Sty Head to a sunlit Borrowdale with Bleaberry Fell the high point in the distance

Photo: Andy Malcolm (231)


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