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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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 highest in England, 52nd highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Stybarrow Dodd at 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 highest in England, 59th highest in England & Wales).

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

Along the way you will also bag:

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 . . .

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Blencathra or Saddleback (left), Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn in the centre with a glimpse of Thirlmere (right) from the summit of High Rigg

Blencathra or Saddleback (left), Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn in the centre with a glimpse of Thirlmere (right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (1)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Great Dodd summit cairn

Great Dodd summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (21)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Thirlmere from Stybarrow Dodd

Thirlmere from Stybarrow Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (29)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Clough Head from High Rigg

Clough Head from High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (291)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Clough Head summit trig point and wind break

Clough Head summit trig point and wind break

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (18)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Approaching mist from Great Dodd summit

Approaching mist from Great Dodd summit

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (23)

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

Blencathra from Threlkeld

Photo: Chris Newton (1)

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

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Keswick and Bassenthaite Lake from High Rigg

Keswick and Bassenthaite Lake from High Rigg

Photo: Stephen Dawson (40)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - The cairn on the summit of High Rigg

The cairn on the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (509)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - *Looking across St John's in the Vale to Blencathra

*Looking across St John's in the Vale to Blencathra

Photo: Andy Malcolm (79)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Castle Rock on St John's Common on the lower slopes of Watson's Dodd

Castle Rock on St John's Common on the lower slopes of Watson's Dodd

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (25)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Clough Head

Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Clough Head

Photo: Gerry Ball (26)

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

High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (288)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Blencathra from High Rigg

Blencathra from High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (287)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Skiddaw from Watson's Dodd

Skiddaw from Watson's Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (243)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Looking North along the High Rigg Ridge to Skiddaw (left) and Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) (right)

Looking North along the High Rigg Ridge to Skiddaw (left) and Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) (right)

Photo: David Baines (6)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Calfhow Pike summit cairn

Calfhow Pike summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (19)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Photo: Paul Coulter (15)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Skye (my fellow walker) on Clough Head

Skye (my fellow walker) on Clough Head

Photo: Peter Sykes (4)


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