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 . . .

Approaching mist from Great Dodd summit

Approaching mist from Great Dodd summit

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (23)

The stone wind shelter on Great Dodd summit

The stone wind shelter on Great Dodd summit

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (22)

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Photo: Paul Coulter (15)

Thirlmere from Watson's Dodd

Thirlmere from Watson's Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (245)

High Rigg summit

High Rigg summit

Photo: David Hayter (290)

High Rigg

High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (288)

The North Western Fells (far left distance), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) and the shoulder of Clough Head (far right) from the summit of High Rigg

The North Western Fells (far left distance), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) and the shoulder of Clough Head (far right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (3)

Great Dodd summit cairn

Great Dodd summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (21)

The cairn on the summit of High Rigg

The cairn on the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (509)

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)


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