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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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) (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 Harter Fell (Mardale) at 779m (2556ft). Harter Fell (Mardale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (54th highest in England, 96th 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:


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

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Walk c362 Branstree and High Street 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 c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - On Harter Fell (Mardale) with Katie and Rosie

On Harter Fell (Mardale) with Katie and Rosie

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (4)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - Riggindale and Kidsty Pike from Selside Pike

Riggindale and Kidsty Pike from Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter (103)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street 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 c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Photo: Ivor Bennett (8)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - Mardale Head from Selside Pike

Mardale Head from Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter (98)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street 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 c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick from High Street

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick from High Street

Photo: Phillip Houlton (14)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street 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 c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - *Kettle Crag (left), Oxendale, The Band (centre - with Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott) (top left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (top right), Mickleden and The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike

*Kettle Crag (left), Oxendale, The Band (centre - with Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott) (top left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (top right), Mickleden and The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (58)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - Small Water with Rough Crag (Riggindale) beyond from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water with Rough Crag (Riggindale) beyond from Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Phillip Houlton (19)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - High Street summit

High Street summit

Photo: Phillip Houlton (13)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street 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 c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - Waymark on Nan Bield Pass

Waymark on Nan Bield Pass

Photo: Matt Delemare (10)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - Adam Seat summit

Adam Seat summit

Photo: Phillip Houlton (21)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - Riggindale Crags in the snow

Riggindale Crags in the snow

Photo: Tim Hope (88)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - 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)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - Harter Fell from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Harter Fell from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Phillip Houlton (4)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick seen from the path to Harter Fell

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick seen from the path to Harter Fell

Photo: Ivor Bennett (7)

Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head - Me on Mardale Ill Bell summit

Me on Mardale Ill Bell summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (464)


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