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) 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 (2061ft). Rough Crag (Riggindale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (161st highest in England, 279th highest in England & Wales) Rough Crag (Riggindale) is also known as an English Nuttall (217th highest in England, 378th 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 . . .

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

High Street summit

Photo: Phillip Houlton (13)

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 - Eagle Crag

Eagle Crag

Photo: David Hayter (12)

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

Blea Water from High Street

Photo: William Ringwood (49)

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 - 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 - *Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (62)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Riggindale Crags in the snow

Riggindale Crags in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (88)

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)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Blea Water with mist still shrouding High Street beyond from Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Blea Water with mist still shrouding High Street beyond from Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (85)

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

Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (84)

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

Speaking Crag, Haweswater

Photo: Andy Malcolm (24)

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 - 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 - 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)

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

Dudderwick and Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head car park in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (79)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow

A distant Lake Windermere from the summit of High Street in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (90)

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

Kidsty Pike from Rough Crag (Riggindale)

Photo: Phillip Houlton (8)

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

Speaking Crag across Haweswater Reservoir from Rowantreethwaite Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (237)

Walk c341 High Street via Rough Crag (Riggindale) from Mardale Head - Me on the summit of High Street in the snow

Me on the summit of High Street in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (89)


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