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 (Buttermere)  -  Ling Comb  -  Lingcomb Edge  -  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 Quarry  -  Fleetwith Pike  -  Fleetwith Edge  -  Gatesgarth  -  Buttermere.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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

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). High Stile is also classified as an English Marilyn (13th highest in England, 376th 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, 117th 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, 128th 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 Fleetwith Pike at 648m (2126ft). Fleetwith Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (147th highest in England, 254th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 116) and an English Nuttall (197th highest in England, 339th highest in England & Wales) ; Starling Dodd at 633m (2078ft). Starling Dodd is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (157th highest in England, 270th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 122) and an English Nuttall (214th highest in England, 368th highest in England & Wales) ; Great Borne at 616m (2021ft). Great Borne is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (171st highest in England, 299th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 127) and an English Nuttall (243rd highest in England, 421st highest in England & Wales) ; Hay Stacks (Haystacks) at 597m (1959ft). Hay Stacks (Haystacks) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 131), and an English Dewey (13th highest in England, 29th highest in England & Wales). ; Seat (Buttermere) at 561m (1841ft). Seat (Buttermere) is classified as an English Dewey (52nd highest in England, 120th highest in England & Wales) ; Green Crag (Buttermere) at 528m (1732ft). Green Crag (Buttermere) is classified as an English Dewey (117th highest in England, 272nd highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

Snow on Scafell Pike from a frozen Innominate Tarn

Snow on Scafell Pike from a frozen Innominate Tarn

Photo: Peter Dryden (16)

Devoke Water from Green Crag

Devoke Water from Green Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (24)

Iron Crag, Whoap, Crag Fell and Grike tower over Ennerdale Water from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Iron Crag, Whoap, Crag Fell and Grike tower over Ennerdale Water from the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (36)

The Runaway Ramblers on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

The Runaway Ramblers on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: David Morecroft (11)

Crummock Water from Buttermere

Crummock Water from Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (136)

Fleetwith Pike from Scarth Gap

Fleetwith Pike from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (12)

Crummock Water and Whiteside from Scale Beck

Crummock Water and Whiteside from Scale Beck

Photo: David Hayter (20)

Buttermere

Buttermere

Photo: Rob Hadley (1)

Fleetwith Pike from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Fleetwith Pike from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (4)

Red Pike (Buttermere) summit from Lingcomb Edge with Pillar prominent across Ennerdale

Red Pike (Buttermere) summit from Lingcomb Edge with Pillar prominent across Ennerdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (31)


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