Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head

Stunning Haweswater


Route outline for walk c362:

- Mardale Head  -   Haweswater Reservoir  -   Rowantreethwaite Beck  -   Old Corpse Road  -   Selside Pike  -   Branstree (North East Top)  -   Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)  -   Gatescarth Pass  -   Adam Seat  -   Harter Fell (Mardale)  -   Nan Bield Pass  -   Mardale Ill Bell  -   High Street  -   Riggindale Crag  -   Caspel Gate  -   Rough Crag (Riggindale)  -   Eagle Crag (Riggindale)  -   Heron Crag (Riggindale)  -   Swine Crag (Riggindale)  -   Dudderwick  -   The Rigg  -   Mardale Head.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
6
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

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 in England, 69th in England & Wales). High Street is classified as a Marilyn (11th highest in England, 344th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Harter Fell (Mardale), 778m (2553ft). Harter Fell (Mardale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (54th highest in England, 97th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 47). Harter Fell (Mardale) is also known as an English Nuttall (66th in England, 118th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Mardale Ill Bell, 760m (2494ft). Mardale Ill Bell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 59).

Along the way you will also bag Branstree (Artlecrag Pike), 713m (2340ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (92nd Eng, 156th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 82) and an English Nuttall (116th Eng, 195th Eng & Wal); Branstree (North East Top) 673m (2208ft) - an English Nuttall (165th Eng, 277th Eng & Wal); Adam Seat 666m (2186ft) and a Bridget; Selside Pike 655m (2150ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (139th Eng, 241st in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 110) and an English Nuttall (188th Eng, 322nd Eng & Wal); Rough Crag (Riggindale) 628m (2061ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (161st Eng, 280th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (219th Eng, 382nd Eng & Wal) and Eagle Crag 525m (1723ft) - a Wainwright (No. 160).


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 OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head

In no particular order . . .

On the summit of Mungrisdale Common

On the summit of Mungrisdale Common

Photo: Christine Shepherd (482)

Sunset from Austwick

Sunset from Austwick

Photo: Peter Marsh (3)

Kidsty Pike from Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Kidsty Pike from Rough Crag (Riggindale) summit in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (87)

*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 (25)

Kentmere Pike from Gatescarth Pass

Kentmere Pike from Gatescarth Pass

Photo: Ian Gaylard (3)

Nan Bield Pass and Small Water with Rough Crag and High Street beyond from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Nan Bield Pass and Small Water with Rough Crag and High Street beyond from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (16)

Swine Crag, Riggendale, Kidsty Pike and Kidsty Howes in the snow

Swine Crag, Riggendale, Kidsty Pike and Kidsty Howes in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (82)

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)

Mere Gill, Greenhow Gill and Footmoorgate Gill 'streaming' into Greenup Gill beyond Pounsey Crag (far right) as seen from Eagle Crag

Mere Gill, Greenhow Gill and Footmoorgate Gill 'streaming' into Greenup Gill beyond Pounsey Crag (far right) as seen from Eagle Crag

Photo: Marcel Bannon (4)

Harter Fell, Mardale Head and The Rigg across Haweswater Reservoir

Harter Fell, Mardale Head and The Rigg across Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (23)


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