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

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 Harter Fell (Mardale) at 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 highest in England, 118th highest in England & Wales).

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

Along the way you will also bag Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) at 713m (2340ft). Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (92nd highest in England, 156th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 82) and an English Nuttall (116th highest in England, 195th highest in England & Wales) ; Branstree (North East Top) at 673m (2208ft). Branstree (North East Top) is known as an English Nuttall (165th highest in England, 277th highest in England & Wales) ; Adam Seat at 666m (2186ft). Adam Seat is known as an Bridget. ; Selside Pike at 655m (2150ft). Selside Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (139th highest in England, 241st highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 110) and an English Nuttall (188th highest in England, 322nd highest in England & Wales) ; Rough Crag (Riggindale) at 628m (2061ft). Rough Crag (Riggindale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (161st England, 280th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (219th highest in England, 382nd highest in England & Wales) ; Eagle Crag at 525m (1723ft). Eagle Crag is classified as a 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 c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head

In no particular order . . .

Blea Water with mist shrouding High Street beyond from Dudderwick in the snow

Blea Water with mist shrouding High Street beyond from Dudderwick in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (83)

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)

Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water and Hayeswater Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Matt Delemare (8)

Me on Harter Fell (Mardale) summit cairn

Me on Harter Fell (Mardale) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (517)

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

*Snow on Hayeswater from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (62)

Mardale Ill Bell and High Street from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Mardale Ill Bell and High Street from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Photo: William Ringwood (52)

*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)

The Rigg (bottom left), Rough Crag (Riggindale) and High Street with a touch of snow on it across Haweswater Reservoir from near Rowantreethwaite Beck on Mardale Banks

The Rigg (bottom left), Rough Crag (Riggindale) and High Street with a touch of snow on it across Haweswater Reservoir from near Rowantreethwaite Beck on Mardale Banks

Photo: Rob Barklamb (41)

Rough Crag (Riggindale) from High Street

Rough Crag (Riggindale) from High Street

Photo: William Ringwood (48)

Small Water from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Small Water from Harter Fell (Mardale)

Photo: William Ringwood (51)


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