Walk c332 The Hagg Gill Round from Troutbeck

Superb ridge walk with wonderful views


Route outline for walk c332:

Troutbeck Bridge  -  Garburn Road  -  Backstone Barrow  -  Sour Howes  -  Sallows  -  Garburn Pass  -  Yoke  -  Ill Bell  -  Froswick  -  Wanfer Crag  -  Hagg Gill  -  Trout Beck  -  Troutbeck Tongue  -  Lowther Brow  -  Long Green Head  -  Limefitt Campsite  -  Troutbeck  -  Troutbeck Bridge.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
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 Ill Bell at 757m (2484ft). Ill Bell is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (66th highest in England, 114th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 60). Ill Bell is also known as a English Nuttall (80th highest in England, 138th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Froswick at 720m (2363ft). Froswick is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (86th highest in England, 148th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 77). Froswick is also known as a English Nuttall (108th highest in England, 184th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Yoke at 706m (2317ft). Yoke is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (100th highest in England, 166th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 85). Yoke is also known as a English Nuttall (125th highest in England, 209th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Sallows at 516m (1694ft). Sallows is classified as a Wainwright (No. 166), and a English Dewey (149th highest in England, 338th highest in England & Wales).; Sour Howes at 483m (1585ft). Sour Howes is classified as a Wainwright (No. 179) ; Troutbeck Tongue at 364m (1195ft). Troutbeck Tongue is classified as a Wainwright (No. 207)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c332 The Hagg Gill Round from Troutbeck

In no particular order . . .

Wansfell Pike from the Garburn Road, Applethwaite Common

Wansfell Pike from the Garburn Road, Applethwaite Common

Photo: Clare Howard (4)

Froswick (right) and Red Screes (back) from Ill Bell

Froswick (right) and Red Screes (back) from Ill Bell

Photo: Matt Delemare (4)

Troutbeck from Sour Howes

Troutbeck from Sour Howes

Photo: David Hayter (284)

Sca Fell, Scafell Pike and the dome of Great Gable in the distance beyond Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) with The Langdale Pikes in the mid distance from Yoke

Sca Fell, Scafell Pike and the dome of Great Gable in the distance beyond Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) with The Langdale Pikes in the mid distance from Yoke

Photo: Rob Barklamb (36)

Troutbeck Tongue, Thornthwaite Crag, Yoke and Ill Bell from Lowther Brow

Troutbeck Tongue, Thornthwaite Crag, Yoke and Ill Bell from Lowther Brow

Photo: Don Gorman (7)

Backstone Barrow with Troutbeck beyond from the lower slopes of Sour Howes

Backstone Barrow with Troutbeck beyond from the lower slopes of Sour Howes

Photo: Neil Milling (13)

Troutbeck Tongue and Park Fell Head from Sour Howes

Troutbeck Tongue and Park Fell Head from Sour Howes

Photo: David Hayter (283)

Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Photo: William Ringwood (35)

Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Photo: Ivor Bennett (8)

Troutbeck Village

Troutbeck Village

Photo: David Hayter (293)

Near Troutbeck

Near Troutbeck

Photo: Ian Mansell (8)

Lake Windermere from the summit of Ill Bell

Lake Windermere from the summit of Ill Bell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (37)

Froswick (front), Thornthwaite Crag and High Street from Ill Bell

Froswick (front), Thornthwaite Crag and High Street from Ill Bell

Photo: Matt Delemare (3)

The summit of Howes

The summit of Howes

Photo: David Elliott (54)

Troutbeck Tongue, Thornthwaite Crag, Yoke and Ill Bell from Hagg Bridge

Troutbeck Tongue, Thornthwaite Crag, Yoke and Ill Bell from Hagg Bridge

Photo: Ian Goulden (4)

Windermere from Yoke

Windermere from Yoke

Photo: William Ringwood (32)

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke (right) from Garburn Road near Troutbeck Park

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke (right) from Garburn Road near Troutbeck Park

Photo: Philip Butler (1)

Yoke from Troutbeck Tongue

Yoke from Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Don Gorman (5)

Kentmere Reservoir from Yoke

Kentmere Reservoir from Yoke

Photo: Matt Delemare (1)

The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

Photo: Wayne Hill (86)

Troutbeck Tongue with Wansfell Pike (Baystones) beyond from Ill Bell

Troutbeck Tongue with Wansfell Pike (Baystones) beyond from Ill Bell

Photo: Paul Johnson (12)

Hagg Gill Bridge from Troutbeck Tongue

Hagg Gill Bridge from Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: David Hayter (354)

Slate Bridge over Trout Beck

Slate Bridge over Trout Beck

Photo: David Hayter (348)

Looking South from the summit of Ill Bell across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Looking South from the summit of Ill Bell across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Photo: Paul Johnson (14)

Thornthwaite Crag from below Froswick

Thornthwaite Crag from below Froswick

Photo: William Ringwood (36)

Ill Bell Summit

Ill Bell Summit

Photo: David Mulvey (5)

On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Neil Milling (14)

The small stone marking the summit of Howes

The small stone marking the summit of Howes

Photo: Christine Shepherd (380)

Fields below Sour Howes

Fields below Sour Howes

Photo: David Hayter (285)

Ill Bell from Yoke

Ill Bell from Yoke

Photo: William Ringwood (33)

South from Troutbeck Tongue

South from Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Don Gorman (4)

Looking down to Nabs Moor from Howes

Looking down to Nabs Moor from Howes

Photo: David Elliott (52)

Kentmere village from Sallows

Kentmere village from Sallows

Photo: David Hayter (282)

On Ill Bell Summit

On Ill Bell Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (483)

A small tarn near the summit of Howes

A small tarn near the summit of Howes

Photo: Christine Shepherd (382)

Ill Bell from Froswick

Ill Bell from Froswick

Photo: Ivor Bennett (9)

360 degree panorama taken from the top of Troutbeck Tongue

360 degree panorama taken from the top of Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Chris Brankin (26)

Ill Bell (front) and Yoke from Froswick

Ill Bell (front) and Yoke from Froswick

Photo: Matt Delemare (5)

Troutbeck from the path beside Hagg Gill on the East side of Troutbeck Tongue

Troutbeck from the path beside Hagg Gill on the East side of Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Alison Rotherham (1)

On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Christine Shepherd (458)

Trout Beck Falls

Trout Beck Falls

Photo: David Hayter (347)

Froswick (foreground - centre right)) with Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), the Threshthwaite Mouth saddle and Thornthwaite Crag (centre back) from the summit of Yoke

Froswick (foreground - centre right)) with Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), the Threshthwaite Mouth saddle and Thornthwaite Crag (centre back) from the summit of Yoke

Photo: Neil Milling (16)

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), Thresthwaite Mouth and Thornthwaite Crag (right) from the Northern end of Troutbeck Tongue

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), Thresthwaite Mouth and Thornthwaite Crag (right) from the Northern end of Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: David Hayter (351)

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Threshthwaite Mouth and Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck Park

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Threshthwaite Mouth and Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck Park

Photo: Don Gorman (2)

Froswick Summit

Froswick Summit

Photo: William Ringwood (34)

A Brocken Spectre (almost) with Red Screes beyond from the lower slopes of Yoke

A Brocken Spectre (almost) with Red Screes beyond from the lower slopes of Yoke

Photo: Paul Johnson (11)

Ill Bell from Troutbeck Park

Ill Bell from Troutbeck Park

Photo: Don Gorman (3)

Katie says a prayer to the weather Gods on Ill Bell

Katie says a prayer to the weather Gods on Ill Bell

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (6)

Troutbeck Tongue from Garburn Road with Stony Cove Pike and Thornthwaite Crag beyond covered in cloud

Troutbeck Tongue from Garburn Road with Stony Cove Pike and Thornthwaite Crag beyond covered in cloud

Photo: Keith Evans (1)

Longsleddale from Yoke

Longsleddale from Yoke

Photo: Matt Delemare (2)

Thornthwaite Crag and Yoke from Hagg Gill

Thornthwaite Crag and Yoke from Hagg Gill

Photo: Don Gorman (6)

North from Garburn Pass

North from Garburn Pass

Photo: Ian Goulden (2)

Trout Beck Falls

Trout Beck Falls

Photo: David Hayter (349)

Mardale Ill Bell (left) Nan Bield Pass and Harter Fell (Mardale)(right) with Kentmere Reservoir below from the summit of Yoke

Mardale Ill Bell (left) Nan Bield Pass and Harter Fell (Mardale)(right) with Kentmere Reservoir below from the summit of Yoke

Photo: Neil Milling (15)

Yoke from Garburn Pass

Yoke from Garburn Pass

Photo: David Mulvey (6)

Trout Beck

Trout Beck

Photo: David Hayter (350)

Moss covered wall in Robin Lane nr Troutbeck

Moss covered wall in Robin Lane nr Troutbeck

Photo: Wayne Hill (85)

High Pike from Sour Howes

High Pike from Sour Howes

Photo: David Hayter (286)

Looking South towards Troutbeck and Windermere from Troutbeck Tongue summit

Looking South towards Troutbeck and Windermere from Troutbeck Tongue summit

Photo: David Hayter (353)

Lake Windermere from Sour Howes

Lake Windermere from Sour Howes

Photo: Ian Goulden (3)

Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Ill Bell across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Ill Bell across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Photo: Paul Johnson (13)

Trout Beck, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick and Ill Bell from Troutbeck Park

Trout Beck, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick and Ill Bell from Troutbeck Park

Photo: Don Gorman (1)

Ill Bell from Yoke summit

Ill Bell from Yoke summit

Photo: Ivor Bennett (6)

Troutbeck Tongue summit cairn

Troutbeck Tongue summit cairn

Photo: David Hayter (352)

Troutbeck Church

Troutbeck Church

Photo: Ian Goulden (1)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c332 The Hagg Gill Round from Troutbeck


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