Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut

Remote and awesome


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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (11th highest in England, 29th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 8). Pillar is also known as a English Nuttall (13th highest in England, 33rd highest in England & Wales). Pillar is also classified as a English Marilyn (6th highest in England, 249th highest in the UK).

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 (221st highest in England, 384th highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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

In no particular order . . .

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)

Pillar Summit

Pillar Summit

Photo: Mick Fox (7)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Sunrise from Pendle Hill (Beacon or Big End)

Photo: Heather Walsh (3)

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Descending in to the Grwyne Fawr Valley from Pen y Gadair Fawr in The Black Mountains

Photo: Rosemary Janes (1)

Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

Dartmoor Ponies near Devonport Leat

Photo: Jon Eckersall (14)

Pillar summit

Pillar summit

Photo: David Swales (12)

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Footbridge at Coe Burn

Photo: David Wright (87)

Lad's Leap

Lad's Leap

Photo: Joanna Lyon (8)

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)

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)

Great Gable from Ennerdale

Great Gable from Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (31)

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Pillar

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (30)

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (345)

Sheltering from the rain in Ennerdale

Sheltering from the rain in Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (29)

Greasley Hollow from the ruined Mareknowles Farm

Greasley Hollow from the ruined Mareknowles Farm

Photo: Harry Starkey (39)

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Loweswater from path to Darling Fell

Photo: David Hayter (152)

Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (17)

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)

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)

Pavey Ark from Harrison Stickle

Pavey Ark from Harrison Stickle

Photo: Mike Walker (272)

Steeple and Long Crag with Crag Fell (sunlit in the distance), Ennerdale Water and Great Borne from Pillar

Steeple and Long Crag with Crag Fell (sunlit in the distance), Ennerdale Water and Great Borne from Pillar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (239)

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)

Route finding in Ennerdale

Route finding in Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (32)

Me by the Trig Point on the summit of Pillar

Me by the Trig Point on the summit of Pillar

Photo: Christine Shepherd (522)

Castlerigg Stone Circle nr Keswick

Castlerigg Stone Circle nr Keswick

Photo: Glynn Trueman (6)

Black Sail Hut, Ennerdale

Black Sail Hut, Ennerdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (5)

Ennerdale

Ennerdale

Photo: Kai Peters (2)

Gazeley Village Green (on The Icknield Way), near Newmarket

Gazeley Village Green (on The Icknield Way), near Newmarket

Photo: Shara Higgins (52)

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (22)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh)

Photo: Heather Ward (1)

Ennerdale Water from Pillar

Ennerdale Water from Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (31)

Pillar summit trig point

Pillar summit trig point

Photo: David Connolly (29)

View Point nr Norbury Park House

View Point nr Norbury Park House

Photo: Dean Woodrow (7)

Ill Bell and Froswick from Sleddale Forest

Ill Bell and Froswick from Sleddale Forest

Photo: Mike Knipe (130)

The Cannon Kissing Gate allowing access into Chatsworth Park from Baslow

The Cannon Kissing Gate allowing access into Chatsworth Park from Baslow

Photo: Russell Hubbard (12)

Yewbarrow beyond from Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Yewbarrow beyond from Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (21)

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale (featuring Black Sail Hut Youth Hostel) from Black Sail Pass

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale (featuring Black Sail Hut Youth Hostel) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: Tony Higgs (24)

Llyn Bochlwyd from Tryfan

Llyn Bochlwyd from Tryfan

Photo: Will Davidson (7)

Wasdale Head (left), Burnmoor Tarn, Yewbarrow (front centre), Illgill Head (back) and Wast Water from Pillar

Wasdale Head (left), Burnmoor Tarn, Yewbarrow (front centre), Illgill Head (back) and Wast Water from Pillar

Photo: Paul Johnson (10)

Mam Tor summit

Mam Tor summit

Photo: Shara Higgins (1)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (183)

Pillar Rock from Pillar

Pillar Rock from Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (28)

Misty conditions in Ennerdale

Misty conditions in Ennerdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (35)

Walker Barn Methodist Church

Walker Barn Methodist Church

Photo: Paul Hollingdrake (32)

Llyn Ogwen, Tryfan and Lynn Idwal from Y Garn (Glyders)

Llyn Ogwen, Tryfan and Lynn Idwal from Y Garn (Glyders)

Photo: Mike Knipe (122)

Kirk Fell from the tarn above Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell from the tarn above Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (19)

Lightning Hill from Wether Law (Teviothead)

Lightning Hill from Wether Law (Teviothead)

Photo: Ian Leighton (32)

The head of Ennerdale

The head of Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (30)

Mosedale (Wasdale) with Yewbarrow beyond from Black Sail Pass

Mosedale (Wasdale) with Yewbarrow beyond from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (20)

Small tarn near the summit of Looking Stead (Pillar)

Small tarn near the summit of Looking Stead (Pillar)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (344)

The Cheshire Countryside near Statham

The Cheshire Countryside near Statham

Photo: Richard Llewellyn (5)

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Sat up Corley Rocks near Corley Ash

Photo: Angela Henstock (1)

View from Rothbury Terraces

View from Rothbury Terraces

Photo: David Wright (85)

High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Looking Stead (Pillar)

High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Looking Stead (Pillar)

Photo: David Connolly (18)

Black Sail Hut, Ennerdale

Black Sail Hut, Ennerdale

Photo: David Swales (14)

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)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c387 Pillar from Black Sail Hut


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