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




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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 (2649ft). High Stile is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (36th highest in England, 69th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 29). High Stile is also known as an English Nuttall (44th highest in England, 84th 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) (73rd highest in England, 127th 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:

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 c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere

In no particular order . . .

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Looking Stead (Pillar) and Pillar itself towering above the upper reaches of Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Looking Stead (Pillar) and Pillar itself towering above the upper reaches of Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (552)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Crummock Water from Buttermere

Crummock Water from Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (136)

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

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

Photo: Michael Lee (2)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Buttermere from Warnscale Beck on the way to Hay Stacks

Buttermere from Warnscale Beck on the way to Hay Stacks

Photo: Gerald Irwin (1)

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 - Fleetwith Pike refelected in Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike refelected in Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (8)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - The rocky outcrop on the summit of Honister Crag (Black Star)

The rocky outcrop on the summit of Honister Crag (Black Star)

Photo: Mike Walker (538)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - The wrought iron 'Shepherd’s Gate',  Buttermere Church, Buttermere

The wrought iron 'Shepherd’s Gate', Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (12)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Crummock Water and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Crummock Water and Buttermere from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (240)

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

Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Photo: Liz Stanley (3)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - On the shore of Innominate Tarn near Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

On the shore of Innominate Tarn near Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Jane James (1)

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 - The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (37)

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

Robinson from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (549)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - View from Gummer's How

View from Gummer's How

Photo: Christine Shepherd (868)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Innominate Tarn on Hay stacks (frozen solid) with Great Gable rising majestically in the background

Innominate Tarn on Hay stacks (frozen solid) with Great Gable rising majestically in the background

Photo: John Crosfield (2)

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

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag and Crummock Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (6)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Great Gable and Pillar from Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Great Gable and Pillar from Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Photo: Gerald Irwin (2)

Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (9)

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

Scale Force and Gale Fell

Photo: David Hayter (19)


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