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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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) (29th highest in England, 55th 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, 87th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 40). Grisedale Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (57th highest in England, 106th 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 (2536ft). Sail (Derwent Fells) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (59th highest in England, 101st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 50). Sail (Derwent Fells) is also known as an English Nuttall (73rd highest in England, 125th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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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 - Scar Crags with Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) beyond from Causey Pike

Scar Crags with Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) beyond from Causey Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (154)

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 - On the summit of Grisedale Pike

On the summit of Grisedale Pike

Photo: Anthony Bell (1)

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 - 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 - Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Photo: Paul Johnson (3)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (293)

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)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (65)

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 - 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 - Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Photo: Carol Bizzell (1)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Photo: Mike Knipe (218)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (7)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Outerside and Causey Pike from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Outerside and Causey Pike from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: William Ringwood (25)

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 - Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (21)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Barrow and Rowling End, with Keswick and Derwent Water beyond and Skiddaw and Blecathra (or Saddleback) in the background from Causey Pike

Barrow and Rowling End, with Keswick and Derwent Water beyond and Skiddaw and Blecathra (or Saddleback) in the background from Causey Pike

Photo: Chris Haselden (48)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - South East from Grisedale Pike summit

South East from Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Julie Graham (6)

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

Hopegill Head summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (64)

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 - 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 Causey Pike summit

On Causey Pike summit

Photo: Gerry Ball (33)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - *Looking back along Scar Crags to Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Causey Pike

*Looking back along Scar Crags to Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Causey Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (90)

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

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (291)

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 - Skiddaw and Blencathra from Grisedale Pike summit

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Julie Graham (7)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Laura & Tilly enjoying the view from summit of Barrow (Newlands)

Laura & Tilly enjoying the view from summit of Barrow (Newlands)

Photo: David Baines (21)

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 - A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (295)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Approaching Grisedale Pike

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (5)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - *360° panorama from the summit of Scar Crags

*360° panorama from the summit of Scar Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (91)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Photo: William Ringwood (23)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Scar Crags (left), Sail and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from the summit cairn on Outerside

Scar Crags (left), Sail and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from the summit cairn on Outerside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (535)

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 - Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (292)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head from Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head from Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

Photo: Julie Graham (3)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - The Coledale Horseshoe from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point featuring: Grasmoor, Grasmoor, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, The top of Hobcarton Crag, Grisdale Pike, The Skiddaw massif, Blencathra (or Saddleback), Keswick, Sleet How, Outerside, Stile End, Sail, Causey Pike, Bleaberry Fell, High Seat, High Tove, The Southern Fells and The Western Fells

The Coledale Horseshoe from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point featuring: Grasmoor, Grasmoor, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, The top of Hobcarton Crag, Grisdale Pike, The Skiddaw massif, Blencathra (or Saddleback), Keswick, Sleet How, Outerside, Stile End, Sail, Causey Pike, Bleaberry Fell, High Seat, High Tove, The Southern Fells and The Western Fells

Photo: Peter Dryden (5)

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

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (68)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - The top of Hobcarton Crag and Grisdale Pike from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

The top of Hobcarton Crag and Grisdale Pike from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (9)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - The top of Hobcarton Crag and Grisdale Pike from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

The top of Hobcarton Crag and Grisdale Pike from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (10)

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 - Grisedale Pike from Causey Pike

Grisedale Pike from Causey Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (26)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (67)

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 - Sleet How (left), Outerside and Barrow (Newlands) (centre) and Causey Pike (right) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

Sleet How (left), Outerside and Barrow (Newlands) (centre) and Causey Pike (right) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

Photo: Julie Graham (8)

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 - Grizedale Pike from Sleet How

Grizedale Pike from Sleet How

Photo: Rob Barklamb (47)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Stile End, Outerside and Causey Pike from Sleet How

Stile End, Outerside and Causey Pike from Sleet How

Photo: Nick Grundy (1)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Robinson from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Robinson from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: William Ringwood (24)

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 - Hopegill Head and Sand Hill from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Hopegill Head and Sand Hill from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (8)

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

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: David Hayter (48)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Gasgale Gill (bottom left), Whin Ben, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) and Whiteside (Crummock) from Sand Hill

Gasgale Gill (bottom left), Whin Ben, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top) and Whiteside (Crummock) from Sand Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (657)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Grisedale Pike from Sand Hill

Grisedale Pike from Sand Hill

Photo: Julie Graham (4)

Walk c408 Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike from Braithwaite - Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (49)

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 - Cat Bells (Catbells), Derwent Water with Bleaberry Fell & High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Scar Crags

Cat Bells (Catbells), Derwent Water with Bleaberry Fell & High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Scar Crags

Photo: Perry Biggs (3)

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)


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