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

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 in England, 84th in England & Wales). High Stile is classified as a Marilyn (13th highest in England, 376th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Red Pike (Buttermere), 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 in England, 142nd in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of High Crag (Buttermere), 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 in England, 154th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Fleetwith Pike, 648m (2126ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (147th Eng, 254th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 116) and an English Nuttall (197th Eng, 339th Eng & Wal); Starling Dodd 633m (2078ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (157th Eng, 270th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 122) and an English Nuttall (214th Eng, 368th Eng & Wal); Great Borne 616m (2021ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (171st Eng, 299th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 127) and an English Nuttall (243rd Eng, 421st Eng & Wal); Hay Stacks (Haystacks) 597m (1959ft) - a Wainwright (No. 131), and an English Dewey (13th in Eng, 29th Eng & Wal); Seat (Buttermere) 561m (1841ft) - an English Dewey (52nd in Eng, 120th Eng & Wal) and Green Crag (Buttermere) 528m (1732ft) - an English Dewey (117th in Eng, 272nd Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Buttermere from the North West shore featuring Fleetwith Pike (just right of centre)

Buttermere from the North West shore featuring Fleetwith Pike (just right of centre)

Photo: Malcolm Johnson (1)

Road Sign near Buttermere Village

Road Sign near Buttermere Village

Photo: David Hayter (137)

Plaque dedicated to Alfred Wainwright in Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Plaque dedicated to Alfred Wainwright in Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (11)

On the summit of High Stile

On the summit of High Stile

Photo: Christine Shepherd (467)

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)

Summit cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

Summit cairn on Seat (Buttermere)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (630)

Looking over Buttermere to High Snockrigg with Grasmoor in the distance from Scarth Gap

Looking over Buttermere to High Snockrigg with Grasmoor in the distance from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Barklamb (9)

Buttermere and Crummock Water from Green Crag (Buttermere) summit

Buttermere and Crummock Water from Green Crag (Buttermere) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (633)

Buttermere village

Buttermere village

Photo: David Hayter (145)

The Runaway Ramblers on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

The Runaway Ramblers on top of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: David Morecroft (11)


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