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, 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 Fleetwith Pike at 648m (2126ft). Fleetwith Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (147th highest in England, 253rd 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, 269th 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 (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 . . .

Plaque dedicated to Alfred Wainwright in Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Plaque dedicated to Alfred Wainwright in Buttermere Church, Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (11)

Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Photo: Rob Pullan (20)

Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Photo: Andy Malcolm (12)

High Crag (left), Crummock Water and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

High Crag (left), Crummock Water and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (7)

Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from near the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from near the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (35)

Buttermere, with Fleetwith Pike straight ahead and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) to the right

Buttermere, with Fleetwith Pike straight ahead and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) to the right

Photo: David Dawber (1)

Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Gatesgarth and Fleetwith Pike (with Robinson and Dale Head (Newlands) beyond) from High Stile

Photo: Rob Pullan (19)

Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (8)

High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (34)

The summit cairn on Fleetwith Pike

The summit cairn on Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (538)


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