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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (92nd highest in England, 155th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 82). Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) is also known as a 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 (165th highest in England, 276th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Selside Pike at 655m (2150ft). Selside Pike is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (139th highest in England, 240th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 110). Selside Pike is also known as a English Nuttall (188th highest in England, 321st highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Howes (Mosedale) at 580m (1904ft). Howes (Mosedale) is classified as a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 4); Fewling Stones at 510m (1674ft). Fewling Stones is classified as a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 21); Nabs Moor at 492m (1615ft). Nabs Moor is classified as a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 30); Langhowe Pike at 400m (1313ft). Langhowe Pike is classified as a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 49).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe

In no particular order . . .

Haskew Beck waterfall

Haskew Beck waterfall

Photo: Christine Shepherd (367)

The summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

The summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: Robert Hall (70)

Cairn on Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Cairn on Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: David Hayter (95)

*Kettle Crag (left), Oxendale, The Band (centre - with Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott) (top left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (top right), Mickleden and The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike

*Kettle Crag (left), Oxendale, The Band (centre - with Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott) (top left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (top right), Mickleden and The Langdale Pikes from Side Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (58)

Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) summit beacon

Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) summit beacon

Photo: Christine Shepherd (481)


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