Walk c336 Calders, The Calf and Yarlside via Cautley Spout from The Cross Keys

A stunning waterfall - can be difficult in mist


Route outline for walk c336:

- The Cross Keys  -   River Rawthey  -   Cautley Holme Beck  -   Cautley Spout  -   Cautley Crag  -   Great Dummacks  -   Little Dummacks  -   Calders  -   Bram Rigg Top  -   The Calf  -   Bowderdale Beck  -   Bowderdale Head  -   Yarlside  -   Ben End  -   The Cross Keys.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

The highest point of this walk is The Calf at 676m (2218ft). The Calf is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (117th highest in England, 199th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). The Calf is also known as an English Nuttall (156th in England, 264th in England & Wales). The Calf is classified as a Marilyn (37th highest in England, 635th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Calders, 674m (2212ft). Calders is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (122nd highest in England, 207th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Calders is also known as an English Nuttall (163rd in England, 275th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Bram Rigg Top, 672m (2205ft). Bram Rigg Top was demoted from a 'Nuttall' to 'Unclassified' in November 2016.

Along the way you will also bag Great Dummacks, 663m (2175ft) and a Bridget and Yarlside 639m (2097ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (152nd Eng, 261st Eng & Wal), an English Nuttall (204th Eng, 353rd 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 Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL19
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c336 Calders, The Calf and Yarlside via Cautley Spout from The Cross Keys

In no particular order . . .

My walking buddy Tony on The Calf in The Howgills in late May!

My walking buddy Tony on The Calf in The Howgills in late May!

Photo: Billy Howson (1)

Cyclist (and bike) on The Calf trig point

Cyclist (and bike) on The Calf trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (135)

The track back from the summit of Calders

The track back from the summit of Calders

Photo: David Chesworth (4)

Bruno above Cautley Spout

Bruno above Cautley Spout

Photo: Mike Knipe (41)

Linghaw behind Fell Head (Howgills) from near The Calf

Linghaw behind Fell Head (Howgills) from near The Calf

Photo: Graham Fleet (11)

Yarlside from Bowderdale Beck in The Howgill Fells

Yarlside from Bowderdale Beck in The Howgill Fells

Photo: Mike Knipe (66)

Cautley Crag, Cautley Spout, Yarlside, Cautley Holme Beck, and Cross Keys from Great Dummacks

Cautley Crag, Cautley Spout, Yarlside, Cautley Holme Beck, and Cross Keys from Great Dummacks

Photo: Graham Fleet (21)

Cross Keys and The River Rawthey valley from Pickering Gill below Great Dummacks

Cross Keys and The River Rawthey valley from Pickering Gill below Great Dummacks

Photo: Graham Fleet (24)

The Calf from Bush Howe summit cairn

The Calf from Bush Howe summit cairn

Photo: Graham Fleet (12)

Cautley Spout Lower Falls

Cautley Spout Lower Falls

Photo: Mike Knipe (40)


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