Walk c368 Nine Standards Rigg from Kirkby Stephen

The route Wainwright should have taken


Route outline for walk c368:

- Kirkby Stephen  -   Market Square  -   Frank's Bridge  -   The River Eden  -   Ladthwaite Beck  -   Ewbank Scar  -   Birkett Hill  -   Ladthwaite Farm  -   Faraday Gill  -   Nine Standards Rigg  -   White Mossy Hill  -   Coldbergh Scar  -   Dukerdale Head  -   Dukerdale Pots  -   Rigg Beck  -   Nateby Common (Tailbridge Hill)  -   Green Hill  -   Stank Hill  -   Great Bell (Long Crag)  -   Kitchen Gill  -   B6259  -   Nateby  -   The River Eden  -   Kirkby Stephen.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Nine Standards Rigg at 662m (2172ft). Nine Standards Rigg is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (133rd highest in England, 229th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Nine Standards Rigg is also known as an English Nuttall (180th in England, 305th in England & Wales). Nine Standards Rigg is classified as a Marilyn (43rd highest in England, 670th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Nateby Common (Tailbridge Hill), 547m (1795ft). Nateby Common (Tailbridge Hill) is also known as an English Dewey (76th in England, 176th in England & Wales)


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 OL19
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 91
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c368 Nine Standards Rigg from Kirkby Stephen

In no particular order . . .

Ladthwaite Beck

Ladthwaite Beck

Photo: Alan Wainwright (86)

Whitsundale Beck Waterfalls

Whitsundale Beck Waterfalls

Photo: Christine Shepherd (50)

Birkett Fell from Ladthwaite Beck

Birkett Fell from Ladthwaite Beck

Photo: Alan Wainwright (85)

Nine Standards Rigg trig point

Nine Standards Rigg trig point

Photo: Alan Wainwright (98)

Early morning above Rigg Beck

Early morning above Rigg Beck

Photo: David Hayter (81)

Nine Standards Rigg summit in mist

Nine Standards Rigg summit in mist

Photo: Christine Shepherd (49)

Hartley Birkett from Birkett Hill

Hartley Birkett from Birkett Hill

Photo: Alan Wainwright (90)

Podgill Viaduct and the Vale of Eden

Podgill Viaduct and the Vale of Eden

Photo: Alan Wainwright (82)

Faraday Gill on the way to Nine Standards Rigg

Faraday Gill on the way to Nine Standards Rigg

Photo: Alan Wainwright (95)

The River Eden from Frank's Bridge, Kirkby Stephen

The River Eden from Frank's Bridge, Kirkby Stephen

Photo: Alan Wainwright (79)


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