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.



Little Dodd (Ennerdale) means

The summit of Little Dodd (Ennerdale) is marked by marked by a cairn and a tangle of old fence posts.


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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (36th highest in England, 69th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 29). High Stile is also known as a English Nuttall (44th highest in England, 84th highest in England & Wales). High Stile is also classified as a 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (67th highest in England, 116th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 62). Red Pike (Buttermere) is also known as a 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (73rd highest in England, 127th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 65). High Crag (Buttermere) is also known as a 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 a English Mountain (Hewitt) (147th highest in England, 253rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 116) and a English Nuttall (197th highest in England, 339th highest in England & Wales); Dodd (Buttermere) at 641m (2104ft). Dodd (Buttermere) is known as an English Nuttall (201st highest in England, 349th highest in England & Wales); Honister Crag (Black Star) at 634m (2080ft). Honister Crag (Black Star) is known as an English Nuttall (196th highest in England, 338th highest in England & Wales); Starling Dodd at 633m (2078ft). Starling Dodd is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (157th highest in England, 269th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 122) and a English Nuttall (214th highest in England, 368th highest in England & Wales); Great Borne at 616m (2021ft). Great Borne is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (171st highest in England, 299th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 127) and a 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 a English Dewey (13th highest in England, 29th highest in England & Wales).; Little Dodd (Ennerdale) at 590m (1936ft). Little Dodd (Ennerdale) is known as a Bridget.; Seat (Buttermere) at 561m (1841ft). Seat (Buttermere) is classified as an English Dewey (53rd highest in England, 121st highest in England & Wales); Green Crag (Buttermere) at 528m (1732ft). Green Crag (Buttermere) is classified as an English Dewey (118th highest in England, 274th 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 . . .

Route finding in Ennerdale

Route finding in Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (32)

Ennerdale

Ennerdale

Photo: Kai Peters (2)

Russ and Me on the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere) in the snow

Russ and Me on the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere) in the snow

Photo: Clare Howard (13)

High Snockrigg and Robinson across Buttermere

High Snockrigg and Robinson across Buttermere

Photo: Andy Malcolm (160)

Pillar (left) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Pillar (left) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (5)

Heading South from Carn Edward in the Preseli Hills

Heading South from Carn Edward in the Preseli Hills

Photo: Neil Toulouse (7)

Kinmont Buck Barrow summit cairn

Kinmont Buck Barrow summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (603)

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (3)

Red Pike (Buttermere), Dodd and Bleaberry Tarn from High Stile

Red Pike (Buttermere), Dodd and Bleaberry Tarn from High Stile

Photo: Alan Gent (4)

On the famous cantilever stone on the summit of Glyder Fach

On the famous cantilever stone on the summit of Glyder Fach

Photo: Mike Smart (9)


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