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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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) (22nd highest in England, 45th 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) (25th highest in England, 51st 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:


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

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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 - Thirlmere from Watson's Dodd

Thirlmere from Watson's Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (245)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - High Rigg summit cairn - with Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) beyond

High Rigg summit cairn - with Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) beyond

Photo: David Baines (7)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - *Panorama looking North West from Stybarrow Dodd

*Panorama looking North West from Stybarrow Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (26)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - A cairn below Little Dodd (St John's Common) offering good views of Thirlmere in the valley below

A cairn below Little Dodd (St John's Common) offering good views of Thirlmere in the valley below

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (24)

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

High Rigg from Watson's Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (244)

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

Heading for Sticks Pass from Raise

Photo: Paul Coulter (14)

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

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 from High Rigg

Clough Head from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (3)

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

Helvellyn and Thirlmere from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (5)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) from the summit of High Rigg

Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (4)

Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite - Steel Fell (Dead Pike) summit cairn

Steel Fell (Dead Pike) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (915)

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 - St John's in the Vale Church

St John's in the Vale Church

Photo: Glynn Trueman (2)

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 - *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 - Whiteless Pike, Wandhope, Eel Crag, Hobcarton Pike and Grizedale Pike - with Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) and Derwent Water in the foreground from Clough Head

Whiteless Pike, Wandhope, Eel Crag, Hobcarton Pike and Grizedale Pike - with Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) and Derwent Water in the foreground from Clough Head

Photo: Gerry Ball (25)

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

Skiddaw from High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (289)

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

Thirlmere from High Rigg

Photo: Stephen Dawson (39)


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