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Wansfell

Overview
Height: 1,601 Feet - 488 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 394 041
Area: Far Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL7
Wainwright Guidebook: Two

The main streams flow from the marshy ground east of the ridge - this was the scene of the cloudburst in June 1953 and these the gentle becks that suddenly became raging torrents and caused so much damage in the Troutbeck district.


 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Wansfell Pike seen over the Troutbeck.

Troutbeck Tongue and Wansfell Pike (right)

Studding Windermere from Wansfell Pike summit.

 

There are 4 walks to choose from including Wansfell Pike

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 10 A Troutbeck Circuit

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16th April 2016
ASCENT: 4,406 Feet - 1,344 Meters
MILES: 15
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Sour Howes - Sallows - Yoke - III Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - Gray Crag - Troutbeck Tongue - Wansfell
ROUTE: Troutbeck Bridge - Garburn Pass - Sour Howes - Sallows - Yoke - III Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - Gray Crag - Thornthwaite Crag - Scotts Rake - Troutbeck Tounge - Trout Beck - Kirkstone Pass - Iddle Hill - Baystones - Wansfell Pike - Nanny Lane - Troutbeck - Troutbeck Bridge
 

Christmas Eve on Wansfell Pike

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24th Decemeber 2015
ASCENT: 2,100 Feet - 640 Metres
MILES: 7.6
WAINWRIGHTS: Wansfell Pike
ROUTE: Ambleside – Stockghyll Lane - Stockghyll Force Wansfell Pike – Hundreds Road - Robin Lane - Martins Wood - Holbeck Lane - A591 - Waterhead - Ambleside
 

Wansfell Pike from Ambleside

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28th February 2013
ASCENT: 2,100 Feet, 640 Metres
MILES: 7.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 1, Wansfell Pike
ROUTE: Ambleside – Stockghyll Lane - Stockghyll Force Wansfell Pike – Baystones – Nanny Lane – Troutbeck – Robin Lane – High Skelgyll – Skelghyll Wood – Ambleside
 

Making it up as I go along in Troutbeck

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2nd September 2011
ASCENT: 2,824 Feet, 861 Meters
MILES: 12.9
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Sour Howes, Sallows, Troutbeck Tongue & Wansfell Pike
ROUTE:  
 

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