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 Clough Head at 726m (2383ft). Clough Head is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (82nd highest in England, 143rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 75) and an English Nuttall (103rd highest in England, 176th highest in England & Wales) ; Calfhow Pike at 650m (2133ft). Calfhow Pike is known as an Bridget. ; High Rigg at 357m (1172ft). .

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 . . .

Keswick and Bassenthaite Lake from High Rigg

Keswick and Bassenthaite Lake from High Rigg

Photo: Stephen Dawson (40)

Clough Head summit trig point and wind break

Clough Head summit trig point and wind break

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (18)

The stone wind shelter on Great Dodd summit

The stone wind shelter on Great Dodd summit

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (22)

Stybarrow Dodd from Sticks Pass

Stybarrow Dodd from Sticks Pass

Photo: Roy Smith (6)

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)

Blencathra from High Rigg

Blencathra from High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (287)

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Photo: Paul Coulter (15)

St John's in the Vale Church

St John's in the Vale Church

Photo: Mark Jolley (6)

Legburthwaite from High Rigg

Legburthwaite from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (1)

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)


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