Haystacks – Sunday 14th January

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Haystacks – Sunday 14th January

Meet: Fish Inn, Buttermere, CA13 9UZ, NY174169

Meet time: 9.15am

Start time: 9.30am


Description: This is a circular walk up Wainwright’s favourite Fell in the Lake District. From the Fish Inn we will head along the west side of lake Buttermere before bearing right to ascend up Scarth Gap Pass. Reaching the top of the pass we will head left and ascend up the last stretch to reach the summit of Haystacks which provides amazing views over Buttermere and Crummock Water. From the summit we will head for Innominate Tarn following the path towards Dubs quarry then heading down the path between Haystacks and Fleetwith Pike then returning to Buttermere via the lake shore path.

Distance: ~9 miles

Grade: Moderate

Time: 5 hours

Please text Ross on 07900876197 by 6pm on Saturday if you are coming along on this walk.

The walk leader reserves the right to modify the route or change the walk dependent  on conditions.