Walk c373 Stainton Pike, Whitfell and Buck Barrow from Broad Oak

Good navigation skills needed in thick weather


Route outline for walk c373:

- Broad Oak  -   Whitrow Beck  -   Waberthwaite Fell  -   Rowantree Falls  -   Stainton Pike  -   Whitfell (Whit Fell)  -   Burn Moor  -   Buck Barrow  -   Kinmont Buck Barrow  -   Whitrow Beck  -   Broad Oak.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
5
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Whitfell (Whit Fell) at 573m (1880ft). Whitfell (Whit Fell) is also known as an English Dewey (39th in England, 85th in England & Wales), a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 5)Whitfell (Whit Fell) is classified as a Marilyn (57th highest in England, 810th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Buck Barrow, 545m (1788ft). Buck Barrow is also known as an English Dewey (82nd in England, 189th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 9)

You will also reach the summit of Burn Moor, 543m (1782ft). Burn Moor is also known as a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 10)

Along the way you will also bag Kinmont Buck Barrow, 535m (1755ft) - a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 12) and Stainton Pike 498m (1634ft) - a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 25).


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 OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 96
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c373 Stainton Pike, Whitfell and Buck Barrow from Broad Oak

In no particular order . . .

Buck Barrow from Kinmont Buck Barrow

Buck Barrow from Kinmont Buck Barrow

Photo: Stephen Dawson (23)

Laura & Tilly enjoying the view from summit of Barrow (Newlands)

Laura & Tilly enjoying the view from summit of Barrow (Newlands)

Photo: David Baines (21)

Kinmont Buck Barrow summit cairn

Kinmont Buck Barrow summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (603)

Whitfell (Whit Fell) summit appears out of the mist

Whitfell (Whit Fell) summit appears out of the mist

Photo: Christine Shepherd (610)

Burnmoor (left) and Whitfell (Whit Fell) (centre) from Kinmont Buck Barrow

Burnmoor (left) and Whitfell (Whit Fell) (centre) from Kinmont Buck Barrow

Photo: Stephen Dawson (24)

Yes Tor from High Willhays (foreground)

Yes Tor from High Willhays (foreground)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (28)

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit trig point

The Knott (Stainton Fell) summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (604)

Burn Moor summit cairn

Burn Moor summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (598)

Buck Barrow summit cairn

Buck Barrow summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (601)

Stainton Pike beyond Rowantree Force from Waberthwaite Fell

Stainton Pike beyond Rowantree Force from Waberthwaite Fell

Photo: Andy Malcolm (198)

Whitfell (Whit Fell) summit trig point

Whitfell (Whit Fell) summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (608)

The Duddon Estuary from Whitfell (Whit Fell)

The Duddon Estuary from Whitfell (Whit Fell)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (25)

The welcoming party on the summit of Killhope Law

The welcoming party on the summit of Killhope Law

Photo: Christine Shepherd (611)

Looking towards Kinmont Buck Barrow summit from Buck Barrow

Looking towards Kinmont Buck Barrow summit from Buck Barrow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (602)

Looking back to Yoadcastle  from the summit of The Knott (Stainton Fell)

Looking back to Yoadcastle from the summit of The Knott (Stainton Fell)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (599)

The view from the path up Buck Barrow

The view from the path up Buck Barrow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (600)

The Duddon Valley from Whitfell (Whit Fell)

The Duddon Valley from Whitfell (Whit Fell)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (27)

On Scout Scar (Barrowfield)

On Scout Scar (Barrowfield)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (199)

Whitfell (Whit Fell) summit cairn and shelter

Whitfell (Whit Fell) summit cairn and shelter

Photo: Christine Shepherd (609)

The Esk Estuary from Whitfell (Whit Fell)

The Esk Estuary from Whitfell (Whit Fell)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (26)


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