Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere

Very long high level route with superb views


Route outline for walk c397:

Buttermere  -  Scale Force  -  Scale Beck  -  Blea Crag  -  Great Borne  -  Starling Dodd  -  Little Dodd (Ennerdale)  -  Ling Comb  -  Lingcomb Edge  -  Red Pike (Buttermere)  -  Dodd (Buttermere)  -  Red Pike (Buttermere)  -  High Stile  -  High Crag (Buttermere)  -  Gamlin End  -  Seat (Buttermere)  -  Scarth Gap  -  Hay Stacks (Haystacks)  -  Innominate Tarn  -  Blackbeck Tarn  -  Black Beck  -  Green Crag (Buttermere)  -  Warnscale Beck  -  Dubs Hut  -  Dubs Quarry  -  Fleetwith Pike  -  Honister Crag (Black Star)  -  Fleetwith Pike  -  Fleetwith Edge  -  Gatesgarth  -  Buttermere




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
7
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
3
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Stile at 807m (2646ft). High Stile is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (38th highest in England, 71st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 29). High Stile is also known as an English Nuttall (45th highest in England, 86th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (13th highest in England, 378th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Red Pike (Buttermere) at 755m (2478ft). Red Pike (Buttermere) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (67th highest in England, 116th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 62). Red Pike (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (83rd highest in England, 142nd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of High Crag (Buttermere) at 744m (2442ft). High Crag (Buttermere) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (72nd highest in England, 126th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 65). High Crag (Buttermere) is also known as an English Nuttall (89th highest in England, 154th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere

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Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - High Crag (Buttermere) Summit

High Crag (Buttermere) Summit

Photo: Rob Pullan (18)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - High Stile (left), Buttermere, Grasmoor and Fleetwith Pike (right) from near the top of Warnscale Beck

High Stile (left), Buttermere, Grasmoor and Fleetwith Pike (right) from near the top of Warnscale Beck

Photo: Christine Shepherd (36)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Sheltering from the rain in Ennerdale

Sheltering from the rain in Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (29)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Photo: Andy Malcolm (34)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Snow on Scafell Pike from a frozen Innominate Tarn

Snow on Scafell Pike from a frozen Innominate Tarn

Photo: Peter Dryden (16)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Honister Crag from Honister

Honister Crag from Honister

Photo: Mike Knipe (43)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Runaway Ramblers from Bury Lancs on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Runaway Ramblers from Bury Lancs on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: David Morecroft (17)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (20)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Innominate Tarn with Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell forming the backdrop

Innominate Tarn with Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell forming the backdrop

Photo: Alan Wainwright (241)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Hay Stacks and Buttermere

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (9)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Green Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Green Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (244)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Buttermere and Fleetwith Pike

Buttermere and Fleetwith Pike

Photo: William Ingram (3)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Photo: Jack Adams (1)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Low Ling Crag and Crummock Water from Blea Crag

Low Ling Crag and Crummock Water from Blea Crag

Photo: David Hayter (18)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - High Stile (left) Buttermere, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, High Snockrigg and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Fleetwith Pike

High Stile (left) Buttermere, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, High Snockrigg and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Michael Lee (3)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Great Borne summit Trig Point

Great Borne summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (861)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - High Stile and Red Pike from the Gatesgarth, SE of Buttermere

High Stile and Red Pike from the Gatesgarth, SE of Buttermere

Photo: David Mathies (1)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (3)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Scale Force and Gale Fell

Scale Force and Gale Fell

Photo: David Hayter (19)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Devoke Water from Green Crag

Devoke Water from Green Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (24)


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