Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite

A fine walk with fine views


Route outline for walk c433:

- Legburthwaite Car Park  -   A591  -   Long Band  -   Cowrake Head  -   Moss Crag  -   High Rigg  -   Carlisle Diocese Youth Centre  -   St John's In The Vale Church  -   B5322  -   Wanthwaite Bank  -   Threlkeld Knotts  -   Buck Castles  -   Clough Head  -   Calfhow Pike  -   Great Dodd  -   Watson's Dodd  -   Stybarrow Dodd  -   Sticks Pass  -   Legburthwaite Car Park.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

The highest point of this walk is Great Dodd at 857m (2813ft). Great Dodd is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (21st highest in England, 44th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 19). Great Dodd is also known as an English Nuttall (26th in England, 52nd in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Stybarrow Dodd, 843m (2767ft). Stybarrow Dodd is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (24th highest in England, 50th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 21). Stybarrow Dodd is also known as an English Nuttall (31st in England, 59th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Watson's Dodd, 789m (2589ft). Watson's Dodd is classified as a Wainwright (No. 41).

Along the way you will also bag Clough Head, 726m (2383ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (82nd Eng, 143rd in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 75) and an English Nuttall (103rd Eng, 176th Eng & Wal); Calfhow Pike 650m (2133ft) and a Bridget and High Rigg 357m (1172ft) .


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 OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite

In no particular order . . .

Skiddaw from Watson's Dodd

Skiddaw from Watson's Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (243)

Heading for Sticks Pass from Raise

Heading for Sticks Pass from Raise

Photo: Paul Coulter (14)

Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn from the summit of High Rigg

Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (2)

Skye (my fellow walker) on Clough Head

Skye (my fellow walker) on Clough Head

Photo: Peter Sykes (4)

Stybarrow Dodd from Sticks Pass

Stybarrow Dodd from Sticks Pass

Photo: Roy Smith (6)

 Blencathra from Threlkeld

Blencathra from Threlkeld

Photo: Chris Newton (1)

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Photo: Paul Coulter (15)

Dodd (Skiddaw), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Clough Head

Dodd (Skiddaw), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Clough Head

Photo: Gerry Ball (24)

Blencathra (Saddleback) from High Rigg

Blencathra (Saddleback) from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (2)

Blencathra from High Rigg

Blencathra from High Rigg

Photo: Stephen Dawson (38)


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