Walk c404 Nine Standards Rigg and Whitsundale Beck from Tailbridge Neck

In the footsteps of Wainwright


Route outline for walk c404:

- B6270  -   Tailbridge Neck  -   Nateby Common (Tailbridge Hill)  -   Dukerdale Pots  -   Tollinson Gill  -   Rollinson Haggs  -   Boston Gill Head  -   Nine Standards Rigg  -   Whitsundale Beck  -   Ney Gill  -   Birk Dale  -   Birkdale Cross  -   Birkdale Common  -   Uldale Beck  -   Lamps Moss  -   Tailbridge Ne.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Nine Standards Rigg at 662m (2172ft). Nine Standards Rigg is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (133rd highest in England, 229th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Nine Standards Rigg is also known as an English Nuttall (180th in England, 305th in England & Wales). Nine Standards Rigg is classified as a Marilyn (43rd highest in England, 670th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Nateby Common (Tailbridge Hill), 547m (1795ft). Nateby Common (Tailbridge Hill) is also known as an English Dewey (76th in England, 176th in England & Wales)


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 OL19
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 91
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c404 Nine Standards Rigg and Whitsundale Beck from Tailbridge Neck

In no particular order . . .

Nine Standards Rigg trig point

Nine Standards Rigg trig point

Photo: Alan Wainwright (99)

Nine Standards Rigg summit in mist

Nine Standards Rigg summit in mist

Photo: Christine Shepherd (49)

Leaving Cumbria at Lamps Moss

Leaving Cumbria at Lamps Moss

Photo: Paul Holroyd (14)

Descending by Ney Gill towards Ravenseat

Descending by Ney Gill towards Ravenseat

Photo: Paul Holroyd (15)

Nine Standards Rigg

Nine Standards Rigg

Photo: Alan Wainwright (96)

On Nine Standards Rigg

On Nine Standards Rigg

Photo: Alan Wainwright (97)

Nateby Common (Tailbridge Hill) summit cairn

Nateby Common (Tailbridge Hill) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (104)

Nine Standards Rigg trig point

Nine Standards Rigg trig point

Photo: Alan Wainwright (98)

Whitsundale Beck Waterfalls

Whitsundale Beck Waterfalls

Photo: Christine Shepherd (50)


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