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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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). Birks Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (254th highest in England, 443rd highest in England & Wales). Birks Fell is also classified as an English Marilyn (50th highest in England, 748th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Sugar Loaf (Horse Head Moor) at 609m (1999ft). Sugar Loaf (Horse Head Moor) is also known as an English Dewey (1st highest in England, 2nd in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Firth Fell at 607m (1992ft). Firth Fell is known as an Bridget.

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 . . .

Yockenthwaite Bridge over the River Wharfe

Yockenthwaite Bridge over the River Wharfe

Photo: Gordon Reeves (7)

Birks Fell from Yockenthwaite

Birks Fell from Yockenthwaite

Photo: Andy Grimshaw (2)

A lizard in the grass on the way down from Birks Fell

A lizard in the grass on the way down from Birks Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (168)

Buckden Pike from the track above Cray

Buckden Pike from the track above Cray

Photo: Alan Stancombe (3)

Buckden from Todd's Wood

Buckden from Todd's Wood

Photo: Matt Waite (4)

Stepping Stones at The White Lion, Cray

Stepping Stones at The White Lion, Cray

Photo: Matt Waite (7)

Buckden Pike from Firth Fell summit trig point

Buckden Pike from Firth Fell summit trig point

Photo: Andy Grimshaw (4)

Climbing Yockenthwaite Moor via Strans Gill

Climbing Yockenthwaite Moor via Strans Gill

Photo: Gordon Reeves (3)

Wharfedale featuring Buckden Pike, Buckden, Buckden Beck and Tor Mere Top from above Yockenthwaite village

Wharfedale featuring Buckden Pike, Buckden, Buckden Beck and Tor Mere Top from above Yockenthwaite village

Photo: Gordon Reeves (6)

Bridge over The River Wharf at Yockenthwaite

Bridge over The River Wharf at Yockenthwaite

Photo: Andy Grimshaw (1)


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