Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head

An easy scramble to unsurpassed views


Route outline for walk c341:

Mardale Head  -  Haweswater Reservoir  -  The Rigg  -  Swine Crag (Riggindale)  -  Heron Crag (Riggindale)  -  Eagle Crag (Riggindale)  -  Rough Crag (Riggindale)  -  Caspel Gate  -  Riggindale Crag  -  Long Stile  -  High Street  -  Rough Crag (Riggindale)  -  Eagle Crag (Riggindale)  -  Heron Crag (Riggindale)  -  Swine Crag (Riggindale)  -  Dudderwick  -  The Rigg  -  Mardale Head.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Street at 828m (2717ft). High Street is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (30th highest in England, 59th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 25). High Street is also known as an English Nuttall (37th highest in England, 69th highest in England & Wales). High Street is also classified as an English Marilyn (11th highest in England, 344th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Rough Crag (Riggindale) at 628m (2061ft). Rough Crag (Riggindale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (161st highest in England, 280th highest in England & Wales). Rough Crag (Riggindale) is also known as an English Nuttall (219th highest in England, 382nd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Eagle Crag at 525m (1723ft). Eagle Crag is classified as an Wainwright (No. 160).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head

In no particular order . . .

Haweswater Reservoir, The Rigg with Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) beyond from near Castle Crag

Haweswater Reservoir, The Rigg with Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) beyond from near Castle Crag

Photo: Mike Knipe (72)

Overlooking the ruins of Riggindale Farm with Haweswater Reservoir beyond from the lower slopes of Rough Crag (Riggindale)

Overlooking the ruins of Riggindale Farm with Haweswater Reservoir beyond from the lower slopes of Rough Crag (Riggindale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (236)

Speaking Crag from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Speaking Crag from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: David Swales (18)

Kidsty Pike from Riggindale Crag

Kidsty Pike from Riggindale Crag

Photo: Phillip Houlton (11)

Snow on High Street from Haweswater Reservoir

Snow on High Street from Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Peter Marsh (1)

Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (84)

Haweswater Reservoir near Mardale Head

Haweswater Reservoir near Mardale Head

Photo: Phillip Houlton (2)

Harter Fell from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Harter Fell from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (4)

Eagle Crag Summit

Eagle Crag Summit

Photo: David Hayter (13)

Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Hayeswater with the Fairfield and Helvellyn Ridges beyond from High Street

Photo: Andy Malcolm (22)


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