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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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 (2347ft). Brandreth is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (90th highest in England, 153rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 81). Brandreth is also known as an English Nuttall (114th highest in England, 193rd highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Grey Knotts at 697m (2288ft). 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 (196th highest in England, 337th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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 - 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 - 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 - Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (20)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Debra and Tony on the summit of Fleetwith Pike with Buttermere and Crummock Water in the background

Debra and Tony on the summit of Fleetwith Pike with Buttermere and Crummock Water in the background

Photo: Tony Roberts (1)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Green Gable and Great Gable from Grey Knotts

Photo: William Ringwood (43)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Jenny and Brenda climbing out of Ennerdale via Loft Beck

Jenny and Brenda climbing out of Ennerdale via Loft Beck

Photo: Heather Mcpherson-Babb (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 - Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Buttermere from Hay Stacks

Photo: David Hayter (24)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Green Gable (left) Great Gable (centre left), Scafell Pike (centre distance) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Green Gable (left) Great Gable (centre left), Scafell Pike (centre distance) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (553)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (19)

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

Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Darryl Larvin (2)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (12)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Looking Stead (Pillar) and Pillar itself towering above the upper reaches of Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Looking Stead (Pillar) and Pillar itself towering above the upper reaches of Ennerdale from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (552)

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

Honister Hause from Bell Crags

Photo: Mike Walker (533)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable from Brandreth

Photo: David Swales (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 - Grassmoor (left) and Grisedale Pike (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Grassmoor (left) and Grisedale Pike (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (550)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Pillar (left) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Pillar (left) and Ennerdale Water from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Michael Lee (5)

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 - Buttermere from Fleetwith Pike

Buttermere from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Arthur Norton (5)


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