Walk c305 Red Screes and Hart Crag from Brothers Water

Superb views of Brothers Water and Patterdale


Route outline for walk c305:

- Cow Bridge Car Park  -   Brothers Water  -   Hartsop Hall  -   Kirkstone Beck  -   Caiston Beck  -   Middle Dodd  -   Red Screes  -   Scandale Pass  -   Little Hart Carg  -   Dove Crag  -   Hart Crag  -   Blake Brow  -   Hartsop Above How  -   Hoggill Brow  -   Gale Crag  -   Bleaberry Knott  -   Cockley How  -   Cow Bridge.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Hart Crag at 822m (2698ft). Hart Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (33rd highest in England, 63rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 27). Hart Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (40th in England, 75th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Dove Crag, 792m (2599ft). Dove Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (47th highest in England, 86th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 38). Dove Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (56th in England, 104th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Red Screes, 776m (2547ft). Red Screes is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (56th highest in England, 99th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 49). Red Screes is also known as an English Nuttall (68th in England, 120th in England & Wales). Red Screes is classified as a Marilyn (18th highest in England, 433rd highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Middle Dodd, 654m (2146ft) - a Wainwright (No. 111) and Hartsop Above How 570m (1871ft) - a Wainwright (No. 141).


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 OL5 & OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c305 Red Screes and Hart Crag from Brothers Water

In no particular order . . .

Dove Crag from Scandale Pass

Dove Crag from Scandale Pass

Photo: Chris Pearson (11)

Brothers Water

Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (174)

Brothers Water from Middle Dodd

Brothers Water from Middle Dodd

Photo: Chris Pearson (10)

Helm Crag from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Helm Crag from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: David Hayter (70)

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (330)

Dove Crag summit cairn

Dove Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (325)

*360 Degree Panorama from the summit of Red Screes

*360 Degree Panorama from the summit of Red Screes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (86)

South toward The Kirkstone Pass from the shores of Brothers Water

South toward The Kirkstone Pass from the shores of Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (25)

High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell (3)

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: John Holt (1)

Windermere and Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Windermere and Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (65)

Brothers Water, Place Fell and the Angle Tarn Peaks from Middle Dodd

Brothers Water, Place Fell and the Angle Tarn Peaks from Middle Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (67)

Hart Crag summit cairn

Hart Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (328)

Me on top of Place Fell with Ullswater in the background

Me on top of Place Fell with Ullswater in the background

Photo: Ray Bessant (1)

Snow on Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) (left) and Casuey Pike (centre) and Grisedale Pike (right)

Snow on Derwent Water with Cat Bells (Catbells) (left) and Casuey Pike (centre) and Grisedale Pike (right)

Photo: Chris Haselden (27)

Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (85)

Brothers Water

Brothers Water

Photo: David Hayter (58)

High Pike from Dove Crag

High Pike from Dove Crag

Photo: Raymond Brown (28)

Crinkles and Bowfell from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Crinkles and Bowfell from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (27)

*The Kirkstone Pass from Red Screes

*The Kirkstone Pass from Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (7)

*Great Knott, Crinckle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Red Tarn (Langdale)

*Great Knott, Crinckle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (87)

Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How

Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How

Photo: Andy Malcolm (59)

Bowfell from the second Crinkle (Long Top)

Bowfell from the second Crinkle (Long Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (9)

Fairfield from Hart Crag

Fairfield from Hart Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (5)

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Photo: Raymond Brown (29)

Little Mell Fell summit Trig Point

Little Mell Fell summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (537)

Temperature Inversion in the Rydal Valley from near Heron Pike

Temperature Inversion in the Rydal Valley from near Heron Pike

Photo: John Holt (2)

The lower slopes of Hartsop Dodd (left), Caudale Head, The Kirkstone Pass and High Hartsop Dodd (right, behind the tree) reflected in Brothers Water in the snow

The lower slopes of Hartsop Dodd (left), Caudale Head, The Kirkstone Pass and High Hartsop Dodd (right, behind the tree) reflected in Brothers Water in the snow

Photo: Ray Bessant (2)

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (7)

Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag and St Sunday Crag from Dove Crag

Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag and St Sunday Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (326)

The Kirkstone Pass from Kirkstone Beck

The Kirkstone Pass from Kirkstone Beck

Photo: David Hayter (68)

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (331)

Hartsop Dodd across Brothers Water with Gray Crag (Hayeswater) (far left) and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (far right)

Hartsop Dodd across Brothers Water with Gray Crag (Hayeswater) (far left) and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (far right)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (43)

Hart Crag from Fairfield

Hart Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (6)

Dovedale and Hartsop above How from High Hartsop Dodd

Dovedale and Hartsop above How from High Hartsop Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (62)

Brothers Water

Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (60)

Dove Crag summit cairn

Dove Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (324)

Ullswater and Great Mell from Red Screes

Ullswater and Great Mell from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (66)

The Angle Tarn Pikes from Middle Dodd

The Angle Tarn Pikes from Middle Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (69)

Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Photo: Mike Walker (333)

Rydal Water (left) and Coniston Water (right - far distance) and Heron Pike in mid-distance from Hart Crag

Rydal Water (left) and Coniston Water (right - far distance) and Heron Pike in mid-distance from Hart Crag

Photo: Rob Barklamb (26)

Windermere from Low Pike (Scandale) on the way back down from completing The Fairfield Horseshoe

Windermere from Low Pike (Scandale) on the way back down from completing The Fairfield Horseshoe

Photo: Christine Shepherd (118)

The Helvellyn Ridge featuring Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge from Fairfield

The Helvellyn Ridge featuring Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge from Fairfield

Photo: Mike Walker (334)

The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield

The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (4)

The Brothers Water Valley from Kirkstone Beck on the lower slopes of High Hartsop Dodd

The Brothers Water Valley from Kirkstone Beck on the lower slopes of High Hartsop Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (61)

Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (470)

Looking towards Windermere from Loughrigg Fell summit

Looking towards Windermere from Loughrigg Fell summit

Photo: David Hayter (406)

The shoulder of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (far left) , Oxendale, The Band and Mickledeon with The Langdale Pikes (right) from Lingmoor Fell

The shoulder of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (far left) , Oxendale, The Band and Mickledeon with The Langdale Pikes (right) from Lingmoor Fell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (44)

On Hartsop above How summit - my last Wainwright

On Hartsop above How summit - my last Wainwright

Photo: David Hayter (405)

Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Timothy Towers (2)

Elter Water and The Langdale Pikes

Elter Water and The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (61)

Mellbreak from near Maggie s Bridge, Loweswater

Mellbreak from near Maggie s Bridge, Loweswater

Photo: Raymond Brown (30)

The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (117)

Red Screes from Middle Dodd

Red Screes from Middle Dodd

Photo: Chris Pearson (9)

Hart Crag

Hart Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (4)

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (327)

Hartsop Dodd from Hartsop

Hartsop Dodd from Hartsop

Photo: Ivor Bennett (11)

Middle Dodd summit cairn

Middle Dodd summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (536)

Hartsop Village with Grey Crag towering beyond from the shores of Brothers Water

Hartsop Village with Grey Crag towering beyond from the shores of Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (24)

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (3)

Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag

Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell (2)

Looking up to a snowy Threshwaite Mouth from Brothers Water

Looking up to a snowy Threshwaite Mouth from Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (44)

Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Les Swindell (4)

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (332)

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (8)

Dovedale from Hartsop Dodd

Dovedale from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Ivor Bennett (12)

Me, Wainwright bagging, at the top of Middle Dodd with Brothers Water and Place Fell in the distance

Me, Wainwright bagging, at the top of Middle Dodd with Brothers Water and Place Fell in the distance

Photo: Gail Caruana (1)

Brothers Water from Middle Dodd

Brothers Water from Middle Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (84)

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (122)

On the summit of Lank Rigg

On the summit of Lank Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (471)

Early Morning Mist nr Hartsop Village with The Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell in the background

Early Morning Mist nr Hartsop Village with The Angletarn Pikes and Place Fell in the background

Photo: Chris Haselden (8)

Causey Pike from Rowling End

Causey Pike from Rowling End

Photo: Chris Haselden (45)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

The Eskdale Fells from the Birker Fell road

The Eskdale Fells from the Birker Fell road

Photo: Andy Malcolm (175)

High Hartsop Dodd and Middle Dodd from Hartsop Hall

High Hartsop Dodd and Middle Dodd from Hartsop Hall

Photo: David Hayter (60)

Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (3)

Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (64)

Brothers Water from the summit of Red Screes

Brothers Water from the summit of Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (6)

Little Hart Crag from The Scandale Pass

Little Hart Crag from The Scandale Pass

Photo: Les Swindell (1)

Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top), Great Rigg, Rydal Head and Fairfield from Hart Crag

Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top), Great Rigg, Rydal Head and Fairfield from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (329)

High Hartsop Dodd from Brothers Water

High Hartsop Dodd from Brothers Water

Photo: David Hayter (59)

Hartsopp Dodd from the shores of Brothers Water

Hartsopp Dodd from the shores of Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (26)


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