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).

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, 105th highest in England & Wales). Grisedale Pike is also classified as an English Marilyn (16th highest in England, 408th highest in the UK).

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, 100th 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 Hopegill Head at 770m (2527ft). Hopegill Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (59th highest in England, 103rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 52) and an English Nuttall (73rd highest in England, 126th highest in England & Wales) ; Sand Hill at 756m (2481ft). Sand Hill is known as an English Nuttall (82nd highest in England, 141st highest in England & Wales) ; Hobcarton Crag at 739m (2425ft). Hobcarton Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (74th England, 130th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (92nd highest in England, 159th highest in England & Wales) ; Scar Crags at 672m (2206ft). Scar Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (125th highest in England, 210th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 101) and an English Nuttall (167th highest in England, 279th highest in England & Wales) ; Causey Pike at 637m (2091ft). Causey Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (155th highest in England, 265th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 120) and an English Nuttall (207th highest in England, 357th highest in England & Wales) ; Outerside at 568m (1864ft). Outerside is classified as a Wainwright (No. 142), and an English Dewey (44th highest in England, 96th highest in England & Wales). ; Barrow (Newlands) at 455m (1493ft). Barrow (Newlands) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 187) .

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Map:

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 . . .

Braithwaite, Keswick and Derwent Water from Grisedale Pike

Braithwaite, Keswick and Derwent Water from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (2)

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)

*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)

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)

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Photo: William Ringwood (23)

Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Snow on Barrow and Outerside from Coledale Hause

Photo: Mike Knipe (218)

Grizedale Pike from Sleet How

Grizedale Pike from Sleet How

Photo: Rob Barklamb (47)

Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Gasgale Gill at Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (49)

Grisedale Pike from Causey Pike

Grisedale Pike from Causey Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (26)

Causey Pike summit cairn

Causey Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (18)

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)

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Grisedale Pike summit

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Julie Graham (7)

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)

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Whiteside (Crummock) from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (68)

South East from Grisedale Pike summit

South East from Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Julie Graham (6)

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (7)

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)

A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

A lovely family I met on Grisedale Pike summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (295)

*360° panorama from the summit of Scar Crags

*360° panorama from the summit of Scar Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (91)

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

The steep descent from Hopegill Head to Ladyside Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (290)

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)

On Sleet How between Grisedale Pike from Braithwaite

On Sleet How between Grisedale Pike from Braithwaite

Photo: William Ringwood (20)

Grasmoor from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Grasmoor from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (6)

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

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

Photo: David Baines (21)

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)

Hopegill Head summit cairn

Hopegill Head summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (64)

Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Me on top of a fairly windy Grisedale Pike

Photo: Carol Bizzell (1)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

The Sleet How Ridge with Skiddaw beyond from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Nick Grundy (2)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

On the summit of Grisedale Pike

On the summit of Grisedale Pike

Photo: Anthony Bell (1)

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Photo: Paul Johnson (3)

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

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

Photo: Peter Dryden (14)

Grisedale Pike from Sand Hill

Grisedale Pike from Sand Hill

Photo: Julie Graham (4)

Railway Bridge near Hope Station in the snow

Railway Bridge near Hope Station in the snow

Photo: Dorsal Finn (17)

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)

Stile End, Outerside and Causey Pike from Sleet How

Stile End, Outerside and Causey Pike from Sleet How

Photo: Nick Grundy (1)

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag from Grisedale Pike

Photo: William Ringwood (21)

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

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

Photo: Julie Graham (3)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: William Ringwood (22)

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Whiteside from Hopegill Head

Photo: David Hayter (48)

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (291)

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)

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)

Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Crag Hill and Wandope from Coledale Hause

Photo: David Hayter (53)

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)

Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Looking across Hobcarton Crag to Grisedale Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (65)

Robinson from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Robinson from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: William Ringwood (24)

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)

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Ladyside Pike from Hopegill Head

Photo: Christine Shepherd (292)

Outerside and Causey Pike from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Outerside and Causey Pike from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: William Ringwood (25)

Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Hobcarton End from Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (293)

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)

On Causey Pike summit

On Causey Pike summit

Photo: Gerry Ball (33)

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Approaching Grisedale Pike

Photo: Julie Graham (5)

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)

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)


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