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).




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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, 90th 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, 93rd 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 (2545ft). 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:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Allerdale Ramble, an 87km (54 miles) linear footpath connecting Seathwaite in Cumbria, with Grune Point in Cumbria, England. The Allerdale Ramble is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Allerdale Ramble.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Maps (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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

In no particular order . . .

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Below Great End near Sprinkling Tarn

Below Great End near Sprinkling Tarn

Photo: Mike Jennings (6)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - 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)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (80)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - The Langdales from High House Tarn

The Langdales from High House Tarn

Photo: Alan Sturges (2)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Sty Head Tarn with Base Brown beyond in the snow

Sty Head Tarn with Base Brown beyond in the snow

Photo: Bob Ferguson (74)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Looking up to a snowy Great Gable from Sty Head

Looking up to a snowy Great Gable from Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (73)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - 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)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - 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)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - The Stretcher Box at Sty Head in the snow

The Stretcher Box at Sty Head in the snow

Photo: Bob Ferguson (77)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (78)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - High House Tarn Top summit

High House Tarn Top summit

Photo: John Antrobus (23)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - *Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause

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

Photo: Wayne Hill (17)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Glaramara summit cairn

Glaramara summit cairn

Photo: John Antrobus (17)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Looking Steads (Glaramara) summit

Looking Steads (Glaramara) summit

Photo: John Antrobus (21)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Red Beck ravine from Looking Steads (Glaramara)

Red Beck ravine from Looking Steads (Glaramara)

Photo: John Antrobus (20)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Allen Crags summit cairn

Allen Crags summit cairn

Photo: John Antrobus (24)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Wainwrights unnamed 'perfect mountain tarn' between Glaramara and Allen Crags

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

Photo: Paul Johnson (23)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Photo: Alan Sturges (4)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - 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)

Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller (Borrowdale) - Looking North to Stockley Bridge from Sprinkling Tarn

Looking North to Stockley Bridge from Sprinkling Tarn

Photo: Jerry Obeney (1)


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