Walk route map c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

Superb round with fabulous views & variation

Walk Route Summary:

- 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.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite 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 The North Western Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

On Causey Pike summit
Photo: Gerry Ball

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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 in England, 46th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 20). Grasmoor is also known as an English Nuttall (27th in England, 54th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (9th in England, 312th 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 in England, 54th 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 in England, 87th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 40). Grisedale Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (57th in England, 105th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (16th in England, 408th 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); Barrow (Newlands) 455m (1493ft) - a Wainwright (No. 187) and

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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


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.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite

In no particular order . . .

Whiteless Pike from above Wandope. Walk route map c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite photo

1. Whiteless Pike from above Wandope
Photo: William Ringwood (57)


Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head. Walk route map c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite photo

2. Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head
Photo: Christine Shepherd (65)


Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head. Walk route map c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite photo

3. Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head
Photo: Christine Shepherd (68)


Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike. Walk route map c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite photo

4. Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike
Photo: Christine Shepherd (293)


Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause. Walk route map c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite photo

5. Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause
Photo: David Hayter (53)


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

6. Cat Bells (Catbells), Derwent Water with Bleaberry Fell & High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Scar Crags
Photo: Perry Biggs (3)


Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head. Walk route map c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite photo

7. Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head
Photo: Christine Shepherd (66)


Rannerdale Knotts and Crummock Water from Grasmoor. Walk route map c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite photo

8. Rannerdale Knotts and Crummock Water from Grasmoor
Photo: William Ringwood (56)


Whiteside from Hopegill Head. Walk route map c310 The Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite photo

9. Whiteside from Hopegill Head
Photo: William Ringwood (22)


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10. *Looking back along Scar Crags to Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Causey Pike
Photo: Andy Malcolm (90)

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