Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere

Fantastic views on less visited fells


Route outline for walk c411:

Buttermere  -  Buttermere Dubbs  -  Scale Bridge  -  Scale Force  -  Scale Beck  -  Blea Crag  -  Lingcomb Edge  -  Ling Comb  -  Little Dodd (Ennerdale)  -  Starling Dodd  -  Great Borne  -  Floutern Tarn  -  Black Beck (Mosedale)  -  Scale Force  -  Scale Beck (Crummock Water)  -  Crummock Water  -  Buttermere




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Starling Dodd at 633m (2078ft). Starling Dodd is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (157th highest in England, 269th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 122). Starling Dodd is also known as an English Nuttall (212th highest in England, 364th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Great Borne at 616m (2021ft). Great Borne is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (171st highest in England, 299th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 127). Great Borne is also known as an English Nuttall (241st highest in England, 417th highest in England & Wales). The summit of Great Borne is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of Little Dodd (Ennerdale) at 590m (1936ft). Little Dodd (Ennerdale) is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Little Dodd (Ennerdale) is marked by a cairn and a tangle of old fence posts..

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 c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere

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Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - The Edge of Crag Wood at Buttermere's South Eastern shore

The Edge of Crag Wood at Buttermere's South Eastern shore

Photo: Andy Malcolm (158)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Buttermere from Crummock Water

Fleetwith Pike (centre) and Buttermere from Crummock Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (9)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts (left) and The High Stile Ridge from Cinderdale Common

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts (left) and The High Stile Ridge from Cinderdale Common

Photo: Alex Malcolm (22)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - *Grasmoor (left of centre) and Red Pike (Buttermere) (right of centre) from Great Borne

*Grasmoor (left of centre) and Red Pike (Buttermere) (right of centre) from Great Borne

Photo: Andy Malcolm (70)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (12)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak

The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak

Photo: Geoff Rawlinson (1)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - The cairn and tangle of old fence posts that mark the summit of Little Dodd (Ennerdale)

The cairn and tangle of old fence posts that mark the summit of Little Dodd (Ennerdale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (492)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Buttermere village

Buttermere village

Photo: David Hayter (145)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Rannerdale Knotts from Crummock Water

Rannerdale Knotts from Crummock Water

Photo: Joy Jacobson (1)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Road Sign near Buttermere Village

Road Sign near Buttermere Village

Photo: David Hayter (137)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Buttermere Lake - with the lower slopes of High Stile (left), Hen Comb (centre) and Mellbreak (right)

Photo: Jack Adams (1)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Loweswater from Highpark, Crummock Water

Loweswater from Highpark, Crummock Water

Photo: David Hayter (374)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (9)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Me and Russ at the top of Scale Force

Me and Russ at the top of Scale Force

Photo: Clare Howard (14)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Scale Beck near Crummock Water

Scale Beck near Crummock Water

Photo: David Hayter (375)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike and The High Stile massif from the North shore of Crummock Water

Fleetwith Pike and The High Stile massif from the North shore of Crummock Water

Photo: David Hayter (372)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Fleetwith Pike reflected in Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike reflected in Buttermere

Photo: Paul Johnson (21)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Buttermere and Whitless Pike from Ling Comb

Buttermere and Whitless Pike from Ling Comb

Photo: Clare Howard (17)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Mellbreak from Buttermere

Mellbreak from Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (144)

Walk c411 Starling Dodd via Scale Beck from Buttermere - Route finding in Ennerdale

Route finding in Ennerdale

Photo: Kevin Finn (32)


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