Walk ny153 Sugar Loaf (Horse Head Moor) and Firth Fell from Buckden

Stunning Wharfedale and Littondale


Route outline for walk ny153:

- Buckden  -   Rakes Wood  -   Buckden Rake  -   Cray Gill  -   Cray  -   Crook Gill  -   Todd's Wood  -   Scar House  -   Strans Gill  -   Strans Wood  -   Yockenthwaite  -   Horse Head Moor  -   Sugar Loaf (Horse Head Moor)  -   High Combe Stoop  -   Birks Fell  -   Birks Tarn  -   Firth Fell  -   Redmire Farm  -   Buckden.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

The highest point of this walk is Birks Fell at 610m (2002ft). Birks Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (178th highest in England, 315th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Birks Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (254th in England, 443rd in England & Wales). Birks Fell is classified as a Marilyn (50th highest in England, 750th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Sugar Loaf (Horse Head Moor), 609m (1999ft). Sugar Loaf (Horse Head Moor) is also known as an English Dewey (2nd in England, 3rd in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Firth Fell, 607m (1992ft). and a Bridget


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL30
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny153 Sugar Loaf (Horse Head Moor) and Firth Fell from Buckden

In no particular order . . .

Birks Fell from Yockenthwaite

Birks Fell from Yockenthwaite

Photo: Andy Grimshaw (2)

Cray Gill stepping stones

Cray Gill stepping stones

Photo: Gordon Reeves (2)

Buckden Moor from Firth Fell

Buckden Moor from Firth Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (165)

Bridge over The River Wharf at Yockenthwaite

Bridge over The River Wharf at Yockenthwaite

Photo: Andy Grimshaw (1)

Sugar Loaf (Horse Head Moor) summit Trig Point

Sugar Loaf (Horse Head Moor) summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (775)

Yockenthwaite Moor summit trig point

Yockenthwaite Moor summit trig point

Photo: Gordon Reeves (4)

A stone circle near Boat How

A stone circle near Boat How

Photo: Christine Shepherd (169)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Ruin in the lower slopes of Yockenthwaite Moor near Yockenthwaite village

Ruin in the lower slopes of Yockenthwaite Moor near Yockenthwaite village

Photo: Gordon Reeves (5)

East from Cobby Farm nr Shackleton Knoll

East from Cobby Farm nr Shackleton Knoll

Photo: Philip Hemsworth (3)


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