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 . . .

Fleetwith Pike from the Southern shore of Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike from the Southern shore of Buttermere

Photo: Chris Haselden (41)

High Snockrigg and Robinson across Buttermere

High Snockrigg and Robinson across Buttermere

Photo: Andy Malcolm (160)

Red Pike (Buttermere) from Dodd (Buttermere)

Red Pike (Buttermere) from Dodd (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Pullan (21)

Na Gruagaichean, Na Gruagaichean (North West Top), The Ring of Steall, Stob Coire a' Chairn, Sgurr a' Mhaim, An Garbhanach (An Gearanach), Ben Nevis and Carn Mor Dear from Binnein Mor in the Eastern Mamores

Na Gruagaichean, Na Gruagaichean (North West Top), The Ring of Steall, Stob Coire a' Chairn, Sgurr a' Mhaim, An Garbhanach (An Gearanach), Ben Nevis and Carn Mor Dear from Binnein Mor in the Eastern Mamores

Photo: John Dyason (22)

The Dunnerdale Horseshoe - featuring Stickle Pike (Dunnerdale Fells), Great Stickle, The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells) and Raven's Crag

The Dunnerdale Horseshoe - featuring Stickle Pike (Dunnerdale Fells), Great Stickle, The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells) and Raven's Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (161)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: James Brennan (7)

Stickle Pike (Dunnerdale Fells) summit and a hazy view of Caw

Stickle Pike (Dunnerdale Fells) summit and a hazy view of Caw

Photo: Andy Malcolm (159)

Rannerdale Knotts from Crummock Water

Rannerdale Knotts from Crummock Water

Photo: Joy Jacobson (1)

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (73)

Helvellyn from Wythburn

Helvellyn from Wythburn

Photo: Paul Holroyd (6)


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