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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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 highest in England, 54th highest in England & Wales). Grasmoor is also classified as an English Marilyn (9th highest in England, 312th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Crag Hill (Eel Crag) at 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 highest in England, 63rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Grisedale Pike at 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 highest in England, 105th highest in England & Wales). Grisedale Pike is also classified as an English Marilyn (16th highest in England, 408th highest in the UK).

Along the way you will also bag Sail (Derwent Fells) at 773m (2537ft). Sail (Derwent Fells) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (57th highest in England, 100th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 50) and an English Nuttall (71st highest in England, 123rd highest in England & Wales) ; Wandope at 772m (2534ft). Wandope is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (58th highest in England, 101st highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 51) and an English Nuttall (72nd highest in England, 124th highest in England & Wales) ; Hopegill Head at 770m (2527ft). Hopegill Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (59th highest in England, 103rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 52) and an English Nuttall (73rd highest in England, 126th highest in England & Wales) ; Sand Hill at 756m (2481ft). Sand Hill is known as an English Nuttall (82nd highest in England, 141st highest in England & Wales) ; Hobcarton Crag at 739m (2425ft). Hobcarton Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (74th England, 130th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (92nd highest in England, 159th highest in England & Wales) ; Scar Crags at 672m (2206ft). Scar Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (125th highest in England, 210th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 101) and an English Nuttall (167th highest in England, 279th highest in England & Wales) ; Causey Pike at 637m (2091ft). Causey Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (155th highest in England, 265th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 120) and an English Nuttall (207th highest in England, 357th highest in England & Wales) ; Outerside at 568m (1864ft). Outerside is classified as a Wainwright (No. 142), and an English Dewey (44th highest in England, 96th highest in England & Wales). ; Barrow (Newlands) at 455m (1493ft). Barrow (Newlands) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 187) .

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 . . .

Grisedale Pike from Causey Pike

Grisedale Pike from Causey Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (26)

Whiteside from Grasmoor

Whiteside from Grasmoor

Photo: David Hayter (52)

Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Photo: Mike Knipe (218)

Sail and Causey Pike (foreground) & The Central Fells - Bleaberry Fell, High Seat and High Tove from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Sail and Causey Pike (foreground) & The Central Fells - Bleaberry Fell, High Seat and High Tove from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (12)

Rannerdale Knotts and Crummock Water from Grasmoor

Rannerdale Knotts and Crummock Water from Grasmoor

Photo: William Ringwood (56)

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (290)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

Hopegill Head summit cairn

Hopegill Head summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (64)

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Grisedale Pike summit

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Julie Graham (7)

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Photo: Paul Johnson (3)


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