Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut

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Route outline for walk c387:

Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel)  -  Ennerdale  -  Black Sail Beck  -  Black Sail Pass  -  Looking Stead (Pillar)  -  Pillar  -  Black Sail Pass  -  Black Sail Beck  -  Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel)  -  Ennerdale.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Pillar at 892m (2928ft). Pillar is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (11th highest in England, 29th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 8). Pillar is also known as an English Nuttall (13th highest in England, 33rd highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (6th highest in England, 249th highest in the UK). The summit of Pillar is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Looking Stead (Pillar) at 627m (2058ft). Looking Stead (Pillar) is also known as an English Nuttall (220th highest in England, 383rd highest in England & Wales).


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut

In no particular order . . .

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Sheltering from the rain in Ennerdale

Sheltering from the rain in Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (29)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (345)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Small tarn near the summit of Looking Stead (Pillar)

Small tarn near the summit of Looking Stead (Pillar)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (344)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (22)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Ennerdale (featuring Loft Beck and Tongue Beck) from Black Sail Pass

Ennerdale (featuring Loft Beck and Tongue Beck) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: Tony Higgs (25)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Mosedale (Wasdale) with Yewbarrow beyond from Black Sail Pass

Mosedale (Wasdale) with Yewbarrow beyond from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (20)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Haystacks from Looking Stead (Pillar) with a Herdwick Sheep for company

Haystacks from Looking Stead (Pillar) with a Herdwick Sheep for company

Photo: Christine Shepherd (346)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Great Gable from Ennerdale

Great Gable from Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (31)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - The view north from Looking Stead (Pillar) featuring Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Brandreth (far right)

The view north from Looking Stead (Pillar) featuring Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Brandreth (far right)

Photo: David Connolly (16)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - The head of Ennerdale

The head of Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (30)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Great Gable (left) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Black Sail Pass

Great Gable (left) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Swales (11)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Pillar summit

Pillar summit

Photo: David Swales (12)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Great Gable (centre) and Kirk Fell (right) from below Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel) Ennerdale

Great Gable (centre) and Kirk Fell (right) from below Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel) Ennerdale

Photo: Rob Barklamb (8)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Ennerdale Water from Pillar

Ennerdale Water from Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (31)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Route finding in Ennerdale

Route finding in Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (32)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Kirk Fell from the tarn above Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell from the tarn above Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (19)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - High Stile and High Crag from near Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel)

High Stile and High Crag from near Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel)

Photo: David Swales (8)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Yewbarrow beyond from Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Yewbarrow beyond from Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (21)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Kirk Fell (East Top) (left) and Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell (East Top) (left) and Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (15)

Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut - Pillar summit trig point

Pillar summit trig point

Photo: David Connolly (29)


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