Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite

Superb high level route with great views


Route outline for walk c408:

Braithwaite  -  Sleet How  -  Grisedale Pike  -  Hobcarton Crag  -  Hopegill Head  -  Sand Hill  -  Coledale Hause  -  Crag Hill (Eel Crag)  -  Sail (Derwent Fells)  -  Scar Crags  -  Causey Pike  -  Outerside  -  Stile End  -  Barrow (Newlands)  -  Braithwaite




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
7
English
Mountains
Wainwright
8
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
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 Crag Hill (Eel Crag) at 839m (2753ft). Crag Hill (Eel Crag) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (28th highest in England, 54th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 24). Crag Hill (Eel Crag) is also known as an English Nuttall (35th highest in England, 63rd highest in England & Wales). The summit of Crag Hill (Eel Crag) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Grisedale Pike at 791m (2596ft). Grisedale Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (48th highest in England, 86th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 40). Grisedale Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (57th highest in England, 105th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (16th highest in England, 410th highest in the UK). The summit of Grisedale Pike is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of Sail (Derwent Fells) at 773m (2537ft). Sail (Derwent Fells) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (57th highest in England, 99th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 50). Sail (Derwent Fells) is also known as an English Nuttall (71st highest in England, 123rd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite

In no particular order . . .

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock) and Gasgale Crags from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock) and Gasgale Crags from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (7)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Route up to Grisedale Pike via Sleet How starting from Braithwaite

Route up to Grisedale Pike via Sleet How starting from Braithwaite

Photo: Keith Evans (3)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Causey Pike summit cairn

Causey Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (18)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - The Western Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

The Western Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (14)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Blencathra (or Saddleback) and Keswick (distance) & Outerside and Stile End (foreground) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Blencathra (or Saddleback) and Keswick (distance) & Outerside and Stile End (foreground) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (11)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (4)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from The River Noe Valley north of Hope in heavy snow

Winhill Pike (Win Hill) from The River Noe Valley north of Hope in heavy snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (18)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - On Sleet How between Grisedale Pike from Braithwaite

On Sleet How between Grisedale Pike from Braithwaite

Photo: William Ringwood (20)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (53)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Railway Bridge near Hope Station in the snow

Railway Bridge near Hope Station in the snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (17)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (290)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Looking back to the zig zags from Scar Crags at the route down from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Looking back to the zig zags from Scar Crags at the route down from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: Keith Evans (4)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Braithwaite, Keswick and Derwent Water from Grisedale Pike

Braithwaite, Keswick and Derwent Water from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (2)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Grasmoor from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Grasmoor from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (6)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Nick Grundy (2)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (292)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Sail and Causey Pike (foreground) & The Central Fells - Bleaberry Fell, High Seat and High Tove from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Sail and Causey Pike (foreground) & The Central Fells - Bleaberry Fell, High Seat and High Tove from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (12)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head

Looking North West to The Solway Firth and Criffel from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (66)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - The snow covered Southern Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

The snow covered Southern Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (13)


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