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 - Looking down Fleetwith Edge to a cloud inversion in the Buttermere valley from Fleetwith Pike

Looking down Fleetwith Edge to a cloud inversion in the Buttermere valley from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (867)

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

Crummock Water and Buttermere from Green Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Mike Walker (544)

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)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Grey Knotts summit cairn with Great Gable in the distance

Grey Knotts summit cairn with Great Gable in the distance

Photo: Matt Delemare (27)

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

Green Gable (left) and Great Gable (centre) from Brandreth summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (556)

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

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Martin Wardroper (2)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere from Honister Crag (Black Star)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (236)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Matt and Bex on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Gamlin End,High Crag and Crummock Water in the background

Matt and Bex on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Gamlin End,High Crag and Crummock Water in the background

Photo: David Haverty (1)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Innominate Tarn (Hay Stacks) with a snow-capped Pillar beyond

Innominate Tarn (Hay Stacks) with a snow-capped Pillar beyond

Photo: Andy Malcolm (33)

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 - Buttermere from Honister Crag, Fleetwith Pike

Buttermere from Honister Crag, Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Arthur Norton (6)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) during Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk

On Hay Stacks (Haystacks) during Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk

Photo: Peter Doherty (1)

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 - Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (9)

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)

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 - 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 - Dale Head (Newlands) from Fleetwith Pike summit

Dale Head (Newlands) from Fleetwith Pike summit

Photo: Mike Walker (539)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Honister Quarries with Fleetwith Pike and Honister Crag (Black Star) beyond

Honister Quarries with Fleetwith Pike and Honister Crag (Black Star) beyond

Photo: Mike Walker (535)

Walk c456 Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks, Brandreth and Grey Knotts from Honister Hause - Looking across Buttermere Lake to a Cottage below Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Hassness

Looking across Buttermere Lake to a Cottage below Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Hassness

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (11)


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