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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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 highest in England, 142nd highest in England & Wales).

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

You will also reach the summit of Starling Dodd at 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 highest in England, 368th highest in England & Wales).

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

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 Buttermere Lake from Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere Lake from Buttermere

Photo: Richard Duff (4)

Red Pike (Buttermere) from Dodd (Buttermere)

Red Pike (Buttermere) from Dodd (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Pullan (21)

Fleetwith Pike and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from the campsite near Buttermere village

Fleetwith Pike and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from the campsite near Buttermere village

Photo: Stephen Collins (55)

Heading up to North Goatfell and Goatfell from The Saddle, Cir Mhor at the head of Glen Sannox, Isle of Arran

Heading up to North Goatfell and Goatfell from The Saddle, Cir Mhor at the head of Glen Sannox, Isle of Arran

Photo: Derek Cambers (9)

The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak

The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak

Photo: Geoff Rawlinson (1)

Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (13)

Scale Force

Scale Force

Photo: Clare Howard (15)

Whiteside (left) and Grasmoor from Crummock Water

Whiteside (left) and Grasmoor from Crummock Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (114)

Buttermere

Buttermere

Photo: Rob Hadley (2)


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