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) and an English Marilyn (9th highest in England, 313th 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). The summit of Crag Hill (Eel Crag) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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, 86th 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) and an English Marilyn (16th highest in England, 410th highest in the UK). The summit of Grisedale Pike is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Along the way you will also bag:

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 . . .

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Robinson from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Robinson from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: William Ringwood (24)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Route up to Grisedale Pike via Sleet How starting from Braithwaite

Route up to Grisedale Pike via Sleet How starting from Braithwaite

Photo: Keith Evans (3)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from Wandope

Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike from Wandope

Photo: David Hayter (51)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Whiteless Pike from Wandope

Whiteless Pike from Wandope

Photo: David Hayter (50)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - 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)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope

Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope

Photo: Christine Shepherd (660)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head

Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (66)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Looking back to the zig zags from Scar Crags at the route down from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Looking back to the zig zags from Scar Crags at the route down from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: Keith Evans (4)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope

Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope

Photo: Christine Shepherd (661)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Skiddaw and Blencathra from Grisedale Pike summit

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Julie Graham (7)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (49)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (67)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Causey Pike summit cairn

Causey Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (18)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (53)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Hopegill Head and Sand Hill from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Hopegill Head and Sand Hill from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (8)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Photo: William Ringwood (23)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Stile End, Outerside and Causey Pike from Sleet How

Stile End, Outerside and Causey Pike from Sleet How

Photo: Nick Grundy (1)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Photo: Mike Knipe (218)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (292)

Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite - Cat Bells (Catbells), Derwent Water with Bleaberry Fell & High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Scar Crags

Cat Bells (Catbells), Derwent Water with Bleaberry Fell & High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Scar Crags

Photo: Perry Biggs (3)


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