Walk c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere

Fantastic views on less visited fells


Route outline for walk c324:

- Buttermere  -   Sourmilk Gill  -   Bleaberry Tarn  -   Dodd (Buttermere)  -   The Saddle  -   Red Pike (Buttermere)  -   Ling Comb  -   Little Dodd  -   Starling Dodd  -   Great Borne  -   Floutern Tarn  -   Black Beck (Mosedale)  -   Blea Crag  -   Scale Force  -   Scale Beck (Crummock Water)  -   Crummock Water  -   Buttermere Dubs  -   Buttermere.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Red Pike (Buttermere) at 755m (2478ft). Red Pike (Buttermere) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (67th highest in England, 117th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 62). Red Pike (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (83rd in England, 142nd in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Dodd (Buttermere), 641m (2104ft). Dodd (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (201st in England, 349th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Starling Dodd, 633m (2078ft). Starling Dodd is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (157th highest in England, 270th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 122). Starling Dodd is also known as an English Nuttall (214th in England, 368th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Great Borne, 616m (2021ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (171st Eng, 299th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 127) and an English Nuttall (243rd Eng, 421st Eng & Wal).


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 Map:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c324 Starling Dodd and Great Borne from Buttermere

In no particular order . . .

Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (9)

Fleetwith Pike and The High Stile massif from the North shore of Crummock Water

Fleetwith Pike and The High Stile massif from the North shore of Crummock Water

Photo: David Hayter (372)

Mellbreak, Crummock Water and Grasmoor with Dodd (Buttermere) and Bleaberry Tarn in the foreground from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Mellbreak, Crummock Water and Grasmoor with Dodd (Buttermere) and Bleaberry Tarn in the foreground from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: John Crosfield (1)

Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Photo: Jack Adams (1)

Me and Russ at the top of Scale Force

Me and Russ at the top of Scale Force

Photo: Clare Howard (14)

Low Ling Crag and Crummock Water from Blea Crag

Low Ling Crag and Crummock Water from Blea Crag

Photo: David Hayter (18)

The Trig point on the summit of High Raise (Langdale)

The Trig point on the summit of High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (497)

Whiteless Pike (left), High Snockrigg and Robinson (right) and Crummock Water from Black Beck (Mosedale)

Whiteless Pike (left), High Snockrigg and Robinson (right) and Crummock Water from Black Beck (Mosedale)

Photo: David Hayter (369)

Fleetwith Pike refelected in Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike refelected in Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (8)

Great view of Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable (the rounded dome), Kirk Fell, Pillar (the highest point), Black Crag and Steeple  from Lingcomb Edge just below the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Great view of Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable (the rounded dome), Kirk Fell, Pillar (the highest point), Black Crag and Steeple from Lingcomb Edge just below the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (32)


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