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

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 in England, 109th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Glaramara, 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 in England, 113th in England & Wales).

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

Along the way you will also bag Red Beck Top, 721m (2366ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (85th Eng, 147th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (107th Eng, 181st Eng & Wal) and High House Tarn Top 684m (2245ft) - an English Nuttall (149th Eng, 248th Eng & Wal).


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 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 . . .

Styhead Tarn, Great Gable and Green Gable from the path below Sprinkling Tarn

Styhead Tarn, Great Gable and Green Gable from the path below Sprinkling Tarn

Photo: David Swales (4)

The cairn on the summit of Glaramara

The cairn on the summit of Glaramara

Photo: Christine Shepherd (463)

The Langdale Pikes (left), Rossett Pike (foreground left) and Esk Pike (right) from Esk Hause

The Langdale Pikes (left), Rossett Pike (foreground left) and Esk Pike (right) from Esk Hause

Photo: John Senior (1)

Checking the GPS on Sty Head in the snow

Checking the GPS on Sty Head in the snow

Photo: Bob Ferguson (75)

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)

High House Tarn Top summit

High House Tarn Top summit

Photo: John Antrobus (23)

Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause

Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (187)

Langstrath from the head of Allencrags Gill

Langstrath from the head of Allencrags Gill

Photo: John Antrobus (25)

Airplane wreckage below Broad Crag buttress, just off the corridor route to Scafell Pike

Airplane wreckage below Broad Crag buttress, just off the corridor route to Scafell Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (24)

*Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause

*Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause

Photo: Wayne Hill (17)


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