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, 142nd 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 . . .

Thirlmere from Watson's Dodd

Thirlmere from Watson's Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (245)

Thirlmere from High Rigg

Thirlmere from High Rigg

Photo: Stephen Dawson (39)

*Panorama looking North West from Stybarrow Dodd

*Panorama looking North West from Stybarrow Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (26)

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Sticks Gill from Sticks Pass

Photo: Paul Coulter (15)

High Rigg

High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (288)

Blencathra (Saddleback) from High Rigg

Blencathra (Saddleback) from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (2)

Calfhow Pike summit cairn

Calfhow Pike summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (19)

Clough Head from High Rigg

Clough Head from High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (291)

Blencathra from High Rigg

Blencathra from High Rigg

Photo: Stephen Dawson (38)

High Rigg summit

High Rigg summit

Photo: David Hayter (290)

Skiddaw from Watson's Dodd

Skiddaw from Watson's Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (243)

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)

Legburthwaite from High Rigg

Legburthwaite from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (1)

Great Dodd summit cairn

Great Dodd summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (21)

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)

Helvellyn from High Rigg

Helvellyn from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (4)

Approaching mist from Great Dodd summit

Approaching mist from Great Dodd summit

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (23)

Blencathra from High Rigg

Blencathra from High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (287)

St John's in the Vale Church

St John's in the Vale Church

Photo: Mark Jolley (6)

Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Clough Head

Blencathra (or Saddleback) from Clough Head

Photo: Gerry Ball (26)

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)

The stone wind shelter on Great Dodd summit

The stone wind shelter on Great Dodd summit

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (22)

Keswick and Bassenthaite Lake from High Rigg

Keswick and Bassenthaite Lake from High Rigg

Photo: Stephen Dawson (40)

 Blencathra from Threlkeld

Blencathra from Threlkeld

Photo: Chris Newton (1)

Clough Head from High Rigg

Clough Head from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (3)

Skiddaw from High Rigg

Skiddaw from High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (289)

Stybarrow Dodd from Sticks Pass

Stybarrow Dodd from Sticks Pass

Photo: Roy Smith (6)

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)

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)

Skye (my fellow walker) on Clough Head

Skye (my fellow walker) on Clough Head

Photo: Peter Sykes (4)

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)

St John's in the Vale Church

St John's in the Vale Church

Photo: Glynn Trueman (2)

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)

Thirlmere from Stybarrow Dodd

Thirlmere from Stybarrow Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (29)

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)

Heading for Sticks Pass from Raise

Heading for Sticks Pass from Raise

Photo: Paul Coulter (14)

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)

The cairn on the summit of High Rigg

The cairn on the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (509)

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

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

Photo: Andy Malcolm (79)

High Rigg from Watson's Dodd

High Rigg from Watson's Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (244)

Watson's Dodd Summit

Watson's Dodd Summit

Photo: David Hayter (242)

Helvellyn and Thirlmere from High Rigg

Helvellyn and Thirlmere from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (5)

Clough Head summit trig point and wind break

Clough Head summit trig point and wind break

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (18)

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 (5)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c433 The St John's in the Vale Skyline from Legburthwaite


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