Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe

Rough walking, few paths, blissfully uncrowded


Route outline for walk c391:

Swindale  -  Swindale Foot Farm  -  Swindale Beck  -  Starling Gill  -  Stubby Hest  -  Bracken Howe  -  Thiefstead  -  Langhowe Pike  -  High Katelade  -  Rowantree Crag  -  Blea Moss  -  Stone Howe  -  Glede Howe  -  Willy Winder Hill  -  Haskew Beck  -  Fewling Stones  -  Swindale Common  -  Mosedale Beck (Swindale)  -  Nabs Moor  -  Nabs Crag  -  Howes (Mosedale)  -  Captain Whelter Bog  -  Branstree (North East Top)  -  Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)  -  Swirle Crag  -  Selside Pike  -  High Blake Dodd  -  Sleside End  -  High Birkin Knott  -  Low Birkin Knott  -  Old Corpse Road  -  Thorny Knott  -  Swindale Head Farm  -  Truss Gap  -  Swindale.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
4
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) at 713m (2340ft). Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (92nd highest in England, 155th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 82). Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) is also known as an English Nuttall (116th highest in England, 195th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Branstree (North East Top) at 673m (2208ft). Branstree (North East Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (164th highest in England, 277th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Selside Pike at 655m (2150ft). Selside Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (139th highest in England, 241st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 110). Selside Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (187th highest in England, 323rd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe

In no particular order . . .

Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe - Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) summit cairn

Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (229)

Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe - Cairn on Nabs Crag above Swindale

Cairn on Nabs Crag above Swindale

Photo: Robert Hall (73)

Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe - Nabs Moor summit

Nabs Moor summit

Photo: David Elliott (53)

Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe - The view from the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) featuring Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Rough Crag, High Raise (Mardale) and Whether How above Haweswater Reservoir

The view from the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) featuring Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Rough Crag, High Raise (Mardale) and Whether How above Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Robert Hall (71)

Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe - The Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

The Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (530)

Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe - Selside Pike summit cairn

Selside Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (14)

Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe - Swindale from Selside Pike

Swindale from Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter (102)

Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe - Mardale Head and Riggindale from Selside Pike

Mardale Head and Riggindale from Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter (101)


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