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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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) (32nd highest in England, 61st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 25). High Street is also known as an English Nuttall (38th highest in England, 70th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (11th highest in England, 345th highest in the UK). The summit of High Street is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Rough Crag (Riggindale) at 628m (2060ft). Rough Crag (Riggindale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (163rd highest in England, 282nd 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).


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

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Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Snow on High Street from Haweswater Reservoir

Snow on High Street from Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Peter Marsh (1)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - *Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

*Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (61)

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

Eagle Crag Summit

Photo: David Hayter (13)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Haweswater Reservoir near Mardale Head

Haweswater Reservoir near Mardale Head

Photo: Phillip Houlton (2)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Speaking Crag from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Speaking Crag from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: David Swales (18)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - High Street, The Rigg and Rough Crag (Riggindale) across Haweswater Reservoir

High Street, The Rigg and Rough Crag (Riggindale) across Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (22)

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

High Street summit

Photo: William Ringwood (50)

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

Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head

Photo: Glenn Philpott (1)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Harter Fell from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Harter Fell from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (4)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Harter Fell, Mardale Head and The Rigg across Haweswater Reservoir

Harter Fell, Mardale Head and The Rigg across Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (23)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Mardale Beck and High Street from Mardale Head, Haweswater Reservoir

Mardale Beck and High Street from Mardale Head, Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (1)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head car park in the snow

The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from Mardale Head car park in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (78)

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

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from the lower slopes of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from the lower slopes of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: Peter Marsh (2)

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

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Wonky stile on the route up Eagle Crag

Wonky stile on the route up Eagle Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (845)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Rowantreethwaite Beck

Mardale Head and Haweswater Reservoir from Rowantreethwaite Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (238)

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

Rough Crag (Riggindale) from High Street

Photo: William Ringwood (48)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Haweswater Reservoir from The Rigg

Haweswater Reservoir from The Rigg

Photo: Phillip Houlton (5)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - High Street summit Trig Point

High Street summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (518)


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