Walk c440 Whin Rigg, Illgill Head and Boat How from Miterdale Bridge

Superb views of Wast Water, the Scafell Massif and the southern fells


Route outline for walk c440:

Miterdale Bridge  -  Porterthwaite  -  Miterdale Forest  -  Irton Fell  -  Greathall Gill  -  Whin Rigg  -  Illgill Head  -  Burnmoor Tarn  -  Burnmoor Lodge  -  Eskdale Moor  -  Ellerhow Moss  -  Boat How  -  Low Longrigg  -  River Mite  -  Low Place Farm  -  Miterdale Bridge.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
1
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Illgill Head at 609m (1997ft). Illgill Head is classified as a Wainwright (No. 129). Illgill Head is also known as a English Dewey (2nd highest in England, 4th in England & Wales)Illgill Head is also classified as a English Marilyn (52nd highest in England, 756th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Whin Rigg at 535m (1756ft). Whin Rigg is classified as a Wainwright (No. 156). Whin Rigg is also known as a English Dewey (104th highest in England, 239th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Boat How at 337m (1106ft). Boat How is also known as an Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 63)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c440 Whin Rigg, Illgill Head and Boat How from Miterdale Bridge

In no particular order . . .

Styal Cross, Styal Country Park

Styal Cross, Styal Country Park

Photo: Andrew Garnett (3)

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Yateholme Reservoir in the snow above Holmfirth

Photo: John Fox (2)

Yewbarrow from Illgill Head summit cairn

Yewbarrow from Illgill Head summit cairn

Photo: Steven Mostyn (6)

Hay Bluff, Black Mountain and The Offa's Dyke path from Capel-y-ffin

Hay Bluff, Black Mountain and The Offa's Dyke path from Capel-y-ffin

Photo: Martin Mackey (3)

Little Whernside summit cairn

Little Whernside summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (691)

Caerwys Animal Pound Information Plaque

Caerwys Animal Pound Information Plaque

Photo: Peter Imrie (7)

Clouds gathering over Birker Fell & Harter Crag (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Clouds gathering over Birker Fell & Harter Crag (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Photo: David Hayter (197)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: James Brennan (7)

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Photo: David Hayter (216)

Bache Hill summit trig point with Black Mixen on the horizon, Radnor Forest

Bache Hill summit trig point with Black Mixen on the horizon, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (5)


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