Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite

Superb round with fabulous views & variation


Route outline for walk c310:

- Braithwaite  -   Sleet How  -   Grisedale Pike  -   Hobcarton Crag  -   Hopegill Head  -   Sand Hill  -   Coledale Hause  -   Grasmoor  -   Wandope  -   Crag Hill (Eel Crag)  -   Sail (Derwent Fells)  -   Scar Crags  -   Causey Pike  -   Outerside  -   Stile End  -   Barrow (Newlands)  -   Braithwaite.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
9
English
Mountains
Wainwright
10
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
10
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Grasmoor at 852m (2796ft). Grasmoor is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (22nd highest in England, 46th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 20). Grasmoor is also known as an English Nuttall (27th in England, 54th in England & Wales). Grasmoor is classified as a Marilyn (9th highest in England, 312th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Crag Hill (Eel Crag), 839m (2753ft). Crag Hill (Eel Crag) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (28th highest in England, 54th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 24). Crag Hill (Eel Crag) is also known as an English Nuttall (35th in England, 63rd in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Grisedale Pike, 791m (2596ft). Grisedale Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (48th highest in England, 87th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 40). Grisedale Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (57th in England, 105th in England & Wales). Grisedale Pike is classified as a Marilyn (16th highest in England, 408th highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Sail (Derwent Fells), 773m (2537ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (57th Eng, 100th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 50) and an English Nuttall (71st Eng, 123rd Eng & Wal); Wandope 772m (2534ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (58th Eng, 101st in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 51) and an English Nuttall (72nd Eng, 124th Eng & Wal); Hopegill Head 770m (2527ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (59th Eng, 103rd in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 52) and an English Nuttall (73rd Eng, 126th Eng & Wal); Sand Hill 756m (2481ft) - an English Nuttall (82nd Eng, 141st Eng & Wal); Hobcarton Crag 739m (2425ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (74th Eng, 130th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (92nd Eng, 159th Eng & Wal); Scar Crags 672m (2206ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (125th Eng, 210th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 101) and an English Nuttall (167th Eng, 279th Eng & Wal); Causey Pike 637m (2091ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (155th Eng, 265th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 120) and an English Nuttall (207th Eng, 357th Eng & Wal); Outerside 568m (1864ft) - a Wainwright (No. 142), and an English Dewey (44th in Eng, 96th Eng & Wal) and 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 c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite

In no particular order . . .

Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock) and Gasgale Crags from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock) and Gasgale Crags from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (7)

Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Photo: Carol Bizzell (1)

On Causey Pike summit

On Causey Pike summit

Photo: Gerry Ball (33)

Grizedale Pike from Sleet How

Grizedale Pike from Sleet How

Photo: Rob Barklamb (47)

Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (65)

Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from Wandope

Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from Wandope

Photo: David Hayter (51)

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (290)

On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (4)

Whiteless Pike from Wandope

Whiteless Pike from Wandope

Photo: David Hayter (50)

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (68)


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