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

The highest point of this walk is Ill Bell at 757m (2484ft). Ill Bell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (66th highest in England, 115th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 60). Ill Bell is also known as an English Nuttall (80th in England, 138th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Froswick, 720m (2363ft). Froswick is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (86th highest in England, 149th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 77). Froswick is also known as an English Nuttall (108th in England, 184th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Yoke, 706m (2317ft). Yoke is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (100th highest in England, 167th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 85). Yoke is also known as an English Nuttall (125th in England, 209th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Sallows, 516m (1694ft) - a Wainwright (No. 166), and an English Dewey (148th in Eng, 336th Eng & Wal); Sour Howes 483m (1585ft) - a Wainwright (No. 179) and Troutbeck Tongue 364m (1195ft) - a Wainwright (No. 207).


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 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 . . .

On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Neil Milling (14)

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)

Windermere from Yoke

Windermere from Yoke

Photo: William Ringwood (32)

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)

Troutbeck from Sour Howes

Troutbeck from Sour Howes

Photo: David Hayter (284)

Froswick Summit

Froswick Summit

Photo: William Ringwood (34)

On the summit of a very windy Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

On the summit of a very windy Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Photo: Clare Howard (5)

Ill Bell and Froswick from Kentmere Pike

Ill Bell and Froswick from Kentmere Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (37)

On top of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

On top of Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)

Photo: Keith Evans (2)

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)

Looking down to Nabs Moor from Howes

Looking down to Nabs Moor from Howes

Photo: David Elliott (52)

Lake Windermere from the summit of Ill Bell

Lake Windermere from the summit of Ill Bell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (37)

Darling Fell summit cairn

Darling Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (484)

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)

Looking South towards Troutbeck and Windermere from Troutbeck Tongue summit

Looking South towards Troutbeck and Windermere from Troutbeck Tongue summit

Photo: David Hayter (353)

Nabs Moor summit cairn

Nabs Moor summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (381)

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)

Looking down to Ambleside from Nab Scar with Rosie dog

Looking down to Ambleside from Nab Scar with Rosie dog

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (5)

Ill Bell from Yoke

Ill Bell from Yoke

Photo: William Ringwood (33)

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick seen from the path to Harter Fell

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick seen from the path to Harter Fell

Photo: Ivor Bennett (7)

A small tarn near the summit of Howes

A small tarn near the summit of Howes

Photo: Christine Shepherd (382)

Yoke from Garburn Pass

Yoke from Garburn Pass

Photo: David Mulvey (6)

Fields below Sour Howes

Fields below Sour Howes

Photo: David Hayter (285)

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)

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)

Troutbeck Tongue summit cairn

Troutbeck Tongue summit cairn

Photo: David Hayter (352)

Nabs Moor summit

Nabs Moor summit

Photo: David Elliott (53)

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

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

Photo: Matt Delemare (3)

Carrock Fell summit cairn

Carrock Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (459)

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

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

Photo: Paul Johnson (15)

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)

Longsleddale from Yoke

Longsleddale from Yoke

Photo: Matt Delemare (2)

Robinson summit shelter

Robinson summit shelter

Photo: Chris Brankin (27)

Trout Beck

Trout Beck

Photo: David Hayter (350)

Troutbeck Church

Troutbeck Church

Photo: Ian Goulden (1)

Moss covered wall in Robin Lane nr Troutbeck

Moss covered wall in Robin Lane nr Troutbeck

Photo: Wayne Hill (85)

Stool End Farm, Langdale with Pike of Stickle rising majestically

Stool End Farm, Langdale with Pike of Stickle rising majestically

Photo: Philip Butler (2)

On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Christine Shepherd (458)

On Ill Bell Summit

On Ill Bell Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (483)

Slate Bridge over Trout Beck

Slate Bridge over Trout Beck

Photo: David Hayter (348)

The summit of Howes

The summit of Howes

Photo: David Elliott (54)

The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

Photo: Wayne Hill (86)

High Pike from Sour Howes

High Pike from Sour Howes

Photo: David Hayter (286)

Ill Bell from Froswick

Ill Bell from Froswick

Photo: Ivor Bennett (9)

Near Troutbeck

Near Troutbeck

Photo: Ian Mansell (8)

Trout Beck Falls

Trout Beck Falls

Photo: David Hayter (347)

Trout Beck Falls

Trout Beck Falls

Photo: David Hayter (349)

Ill Bell Summit

Ill Bell Summit

Photo: David Mulvey (5)

Thornthwaite Crag from below Froswick

Thornthwaite Crag from below Froswick

Photo: William Ringwood (36)

Yoke from Troutbeck Tongue

Yoke from Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Don Gorman (5)

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)

Troutbeck Tongue and Park Fell Head from Sour Howes

Troutbeck Tongue and Park Fell Head from Sour Howes

Photo: David Hayter (283)

South from Troutbeck Tongue

South from Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Don Gorman (4)

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

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

Photo: Matt Delemare (4)

Little Langdale Tarn and Wetherlam

Little Langdale Tarn and Wetherlam

Photo: David Hayter (355)

West from Mardale Ill Bell

West from Mardale Ill Bell

Photo: David Mulvey (7)

Ill Bell (front) and Yoke from Froswick

Ill Bell (front) and Yoke from Froswick

Photo: Matt Delemare (5)

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)

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: Ivor Bennett (10)

Kentmere Reservoir from Yoke

Kentmere Reservoir from Yoke

Photo: Matt Delemare (1)

Thornthwaite Crag and Yoke from Hagg Gill

Thornthwaite Crag and Yoke from Hagg Gill

Photo: Don Gorman (6)

Blencathra or Saddleback (left, in the distance) and Clough Head (right) above Legburthwaite from Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Blencathra or Saddleback (left, in the distance) and Clough Head (right) above Legburthwaite from Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (38)

North from Garburn Pass

North from Garburn Pass

Photo: Ian Goulden (2)

Troutbeck Village

Troutbeck Village

Photo: David Hayter (293)

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)

Ill Bell from Yoke summit

Ill Bell from Yoke summit

Photo: Ivor Bennett (6)

Laura & Tilly enjoying the view from summit of Barrow (Newlands)

Laura & Tilly enjoying the view from summit of Barrow (Newlands)

Photo: David Baines (21)

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Photo: Matt Delemare (6)

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

Photo: David Hayter (294)

Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Photo: William Ringwood (35)

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)

Ill Bell from Troutbeck Park

Ill Bell from Troutbeck Park

Photo: Don Gorman (3)

Nabs Moor summit

Nabs Moor summit

Photo: David Elliott (55)

Lake Windermere from Sour Howes

Lake Windermere from Sour Howes

Photo: Ian Goulden (3)

The small stone marking the summit of Howes

The small stone marking the summit of Howes

Photo: Christine Shepherd (380)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

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)

Kentmere village from Sallows

Kentmere village from Sallows

Photo: David Hayter (282)

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)

Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Photo: Ivor Bennett (8)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (87)

Loughrigg Tarn from the lower slopes of Loughrigg Fell

Loughrigg Tarn from the lower slopes of Loughrigg Fell

Photo: Ian Mansell (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)

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)

Low Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Neil Milling (17)

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

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

Photo: Paul Johnson (12)

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)

Blencathra from High Rigg

Blencathra from High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (287)

Wansfell Pike from the Garburn Road, Applethwaite Common

Wansfell Pike from the Garburn Road, Applethwaite Common

Photo: Clare Howard (4)

Me is on Hare Shaw summit

Me is on Hare Shaw summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (383)

Hagg Gill Bridge from Troutbeck Tongue

Hagg Gill Bridge from Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: David Hayter (354)


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