Walk c395 Glaramara, Allen Crags and Langstrath from Stonethwaite

Terrific views - Terrific for the Peak Baggers


Route outline for walk c395:

Stonethwaite  -  Big Stanger Gill  -  Hanging Haystack Crag  -  Alisongrass Crag  -  Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot)  -  Tarn At Leaves  -  Rosthwaite Cam (Rosthwaite Fell)  -  Dovenest Top  -  Combe Door Top  -  Combe Head  -  Glaramara  -  Looking Steads (Glaramara)  -  Red Beck Top  -  High House Tarn Top  -  Allen Crags  -  Esk Hause  -  Allencrags Gill  -  Langstrath  -  Stonethwaite.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
9
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Allen Crags at 785m (2576ft). Allen Crags is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (51st highest in England, 90th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 42). Allen Crags is also known as a English Nuttall (60th highest in England, 109th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Glaramara at 783m (2569ft). Glaramara is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (53rd highest in England, 94th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 45). Glaramara is also known as a English Nuttall (63rd highest in England, 114th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Looking Steads (Glaramara) at 775m (2544ft). Looking Steads (Glaramara) is also known as an English Nuttall (69th highest in England, 121st highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Combe Head at 735m (2412ft). Combe Head is known as an English Nuttall (97th highest in England, 164th highest in England & Wales); Red Beck Top at 721m (2366ft). Red Beck Top is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (85th England, 146th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (107th highest in England, 181st highest in England & Wales); High House Tarn Top at 684m (2245ft). High House Tarn Top is known as an English Nuttall (149th highest in England, 250th highest in England & Wales); Combe Door Top at 676m (2219ft). Combe Door Top is known as an English Nuttall (156th highest in England, 263rd highest in England & Wales); Dovenest Top at 632m (2074ft). Dovenest Top is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (160th England, 272nd Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (215th highest in England, 368th highest in England & Wales); Rosthwaite Cam (Rosthwaite Fell) at 612m (2008ft). Rosthwaite Cam (Rosthwaite Fell) is known as an English Nuttall (249th highest in England, 433rd highest in England & Wales); Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) at 551m (1808ft). Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 148), and a English Dewey (68th highest in England, 155th highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL4 & OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c395 Glaramara, Allen Crags and Langstrath from Stonethwaite

In no particular order . . .

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Photo: Alan Sturges (4)

Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) from above Hanging Haystack Crag

Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) from above Hanging Haystack Crag

Photo: John Antrobus (4)

Combe Head summit cairn

Combe Head summit cairn

Photo: John Antrobus (16)

Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause

Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (187)

Langstrath from the head of Allencrags Gill

Langstrath from the head of Allencrags Gill

Photo: John Antrobus (25)

The cairn on the summit of Glaramara

The cairn on the summit of Glaramara

Photo: Christine Shepherd (463)

The Cumbria Way near Stonethwaite

The Cumbria Way near Stonethwaite

Photo: David Hayter (11)

Hanging Haystack Crag from Big Stanger Gill

Hanging Haystack Crag from Big Stanger Gill

Photo: John Antrobus (2)

The Langdale Pikes (left), Rossett Pike (foreground left) and Esk Pike (right) from Esk Hause

The Langdale Pikes (left), Rossett Pike (foreground left) and Esk Pike (right) from Esk Hause

Photo: John Senior (1)

Approaching Rosthwaite Cam (Rosthwaite Fell) and Tarn at Leaves from Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot)

Approaching Rosthwaite Cam (Rosthwaite Fell) and Tarn at Leaves from Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot)

Photo: John Antrobus (7)

Red Beck ravine from Looking Steads (Glaramara)

Red Beck ravine from Looking Steads (Glaramara)

Photo: John Antrobus (20)

Combe Door Top

Combe Door Top

Photo: John Antrobus (10)

Wainwrights unnamed 'perfect mountain tarn' between Glaramara and Allen Crags

Wainwrights unnamed 'perfect mountain tarn' between Glaramara and Allen Crags

Photo: Paul Johnson (23)

Red Beck Top summit cairn

Red Beck Top summit cairn

Photo: John Antrobus (19)

Glaramara summit cairn

Glaramara summit cairn

Photo: John Antrobus (17)

Langstrath Valley

Langstrath Valley

Photo: Paul Johnson (6)

The Langdales from High House Tarn

The Langdales from High House Tarn

Photo: Alan Sturges (2)

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Derwent Water and Borrowdale from Glaramara

Photo: Alan Sturges (3)

A grand view overlooking the valley of upper Wasdale from Esk Hause with Pillar, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Green Gable taking centre stage

A grand view overlooking the valley of upper Wasdale from Esk Hause with Pillar, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Green Gable taking centre stage

Photo: Andy Malcolm (228)

On Glaramara summit

On Glaramara summit

Photo: John Antrobus (18)

Looking Steads (Glaramara) summit

Looking Steads (Glaramara) summit

Photo: John Antrobus (21)

Combe Door Top from Combe Head

Combe Door Top from Combe Head

Photo: John Antrobus (14)

Glaramara from Combe Door Top summit

Glaramara from Combe Door Top summit

Photo: John Antrobus (12)

Borrowdale featuring Rosthwaite and Stonethwaite from Hanging Haystack Crag

Borrowdale featuring Rosthwaite and Stonethwaite from Hanging Haystack Crag

Photo: John Antrobus (3)

Glararama from Combe Door Tarn

Glararama from Combe Door Tarn

Photo: John Antrobus (13)

*Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause

*Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause

Photo: Wayne Hill (17)

Dovenest Top summit

Dovenest Top summit

Photo: John Antrobus (9)

Approaching High House Tarn Top

Approaching High House Tarn Top

Photo: John Antrobus (22)

Langstrath and Eagle Crag (right)

Langstrath and Eagle Crag (right)

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (7)

On the Cumbrian Way beside Stonethwaite Beck looking up Borrowdale to Alisongrass Crag and Eagle Crag

On the Cumbrian Way beside Stonethwaite Beck looking up Borrowdale to Alisongrass Crag and Eagle Crag

Photo: Stephen Collins (67)

Allen Crags summit cairn

Allen Crags summit cairn

Photo: John Antrobus (24)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) and Esk Pike from the shelter on Esk Hause

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) and Esk Pike from the shelter on Esk Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (188)

Glaramara from Combe Door Top

Glaramara from Combe Door Top

Photo: John Antrobus (11)

High House Tarn Top summit

High House Tarn Top summit

Photo: John Antrobus (23)

The Combe from Combe Head

The Combe from Combe Head

Photo: John Antrobus (15)

Looking back up Langstrath to the the head of Allencrags Gill

Looking back up Langstrath to the the head of Allencrags Gill

Photo: John Antrobus (26)

Big Stanger Gill above Hanging Haystack Crag

Big Stanger Gill above Hanging Haystack Crag

Photo: John Antrobus (5)

Early morning valley mist below Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells (Catbells) with the summit of Castle Crag (front right) lit by a ray of sunshine from Rosthwaite

Early morning valley mist below Dale Head (Newlands) and High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells (Catbells) with the summit of Castle Crag (front right) lit by a ray of sunshine from Rosthwaite

Photo: Alan Wainwright (234)

Big Stanger Gill Waterfall

Big Stanger Gill Waterfall

Photo: John Antrobus (1)

Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) summit cairn

Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) summit cairn

Photo: John Antrobus (6)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c395 Glaramara, Allen Crags and Langstrath from Stonethwaite


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