Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause

Lots of ups and downs to stunning views


Route outline for walk c456:

Honister Pass  -  Honister Hause  -  Bell Crags  -  Hopper Quarry  -  Honister Quarries  -  Honister Crag (Black Star)  -  Burnt Scarth  -  Fleetwith Pike  -  Dubs Hut  -  Dubs Quarry  -  Warnscale Beck  -  Green Crag (Buttermere)  -  Blackbeck Tarn  -  Innominate Tarn  -  Hay Stacks (Haystacks)  -  Innominate Tarn  -  Loft Beck  -  Coast to Coast Walk  -  Brandreth  -  Grey Knotts  -  Honister Hause.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Brandreth at 715m (2346ft). Brandreth is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (89th highest in England, 152nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 81). Brandreth is also known as an English Nuttall (112th highest in England, 191st highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Grey Knotts at 697m (2287ft). Grey Knotts is classified as an Wainwright (No. 92). Grey Knotts is also known as an English Nuttall (138th highest in England, 227th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Fleetwith Pike at 648m (2126ft). Fleetwith Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (147th highest in England, 253rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 116). Fleetwith Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (195th highest in England, 337th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause

In no particular order . . .

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Dubs Hut

Dubs Hut

Photo: Mike Walker (542)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Crummock Water and Buttermere with Grasmoor beyond from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Crummock Water and Buttermere with Grasmoor beyond from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Ian Muddimer (1)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (18)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Seat (Buttermere) & High Crag (Buttermere) (left) and Grasmoor (right) from the small pool on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere) & High Crag (Buttermere) (left) and Grasmoor (right) from the small pool on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (243)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (3)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Dubs Quarry on Fleetwith Pike

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Dubs Quarry on Fleetwith Pike

Photo: James Manley (2)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Autumn sunshine on Dale Head (left) and Fleetwith Pike (right) from Burtness Wood

Photo: Andy Malcolm (12)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks

Photo: Liz Stanley (3)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - The setting sun on Honister Pass

The setting sun on Honister Pass

Photo: Kevin Finn (39)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - The rocky outcrop on the summit of Honister Crag (Black Star)

The rocky outcrop on the summit of Honister Crag (Black Star)

Photo: Mike Walker (538)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Buttermere from the North West shore featuring Fleetwith Pike (just right of centre)

Buttermere from the North West shore featuring Fleetwith Pike (just right of centre)

Photo: Malcolm Johnson (1)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - High Stile (left) Buttermere, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, High Snockrigg, Grasmoor and the shoulder of Robinson (right) from the summit of Fleetwith Pike

High Stile (left) Buttermere, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, High Snockrigg, Grasmoor and the shoulder of Robinson (right) from the summit of Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Michael Lee (2)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Buttermere from Warnscale Beck on the way to Hay Stacks

Buttermere from Warnscale Beck on the way to Hay Stacks

Photo: Gerald Irwin (1)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Former mine entrance below Bell Crags

Former mine entrance below Bell Crags

Photo: Mike Walker (534)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Innominate Tarn with Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell forming the backdrop

Innominate Tarn with Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Great Gable and Kirk Fell forming the backdrop

Photo: Alan Wainwright (241)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Ennerdale with Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the High Stile ridge (right) and Looking Stead and Pillar (left) from Brandreth

Ennerdale with Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the High Stile ridge (right) and Looking Stead and Pillar (left) from Brandreth

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (8)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - On Hay Stacks with High Crag (left), Crumock Water and Grasmoor (right) in the distance

On Hay Stacks with High Crag (left), Crumock Water and Grasmoor (right) in the distance

Photo: John Hayhurst (1)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) summit

On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) summit

Photo: Mike Walker (547)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Crummock Water from Buttermere

Crummock Water from Buttermere

Photo: David Hayter (136)


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