Yewbarrow

Overview
Height: 2,058 Feet - 628 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 173 084
Area: Western
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: Seven

Many mountains have been described as having the shape of the inverted hull of a boat, but none of them more fittingly than Yewbarrow, which extends along the west side of Wasdale for two miles as a high narrow ridge, the prow and stern coming sharply down to valley level with many barnicle incrustations.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Yewbarrow from IIIgill Head.


Red Pike (Wasdale) Black Crag, Wind Gap and Pillar from Yewbarrow.

Stirrup Crags seen over Dore Head.

Yewbarrow summit up ahead.

Yewbarrow south ridge towards Bell Ribb while on the left, Dropping Crag.

Yewbarrow from Dore Head.

Lingmell and The Scafells from Yewbarrow.

 

There are 3 walks to choose from including Yewbarrow

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks Walk 30 - Nine fells west of Wast Water

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10th September 2016
ASCENT: 5,126 Feet - 1,563 Meters
MILES: 13.3
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Buckbarrow - Seatallan - Middle Fell - Haycock - Scoat Fell - Steeple - Pillar - Red Pike - Yewbarrow
ROUTE: Harrow Head - Gill Beck - Buckbarrow - Glade How - Seatallan - Middle Fell - Winscale Hows - Pots of Ashness - Haycock - Scoat Fell - Steeple - Black Crag - Windy Gap - Pillar - Windy Gap - Black Crag - Red Pike - Dore Head - Stirrup Crag - Yewbarrow - Bell Rib - Overbeck Bridge
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 22 -The Mosedale Horseshoe

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8th August 2015
ASCENT: 4,922 Feet - 1,501 Meters
MILES: 10.8
SUMMITS OVER 2'000Ft: 11, Looking Stead - Pillar - Black Crag - Little Scoat Fell - Scoat Fell (NY 158 114) - Steeple - Scoat Fell (Summit) - Little Gowder Crag - Red Pike (Wasdale) Stirrup Crags - Yewbarrow
ROUTE: Wasdale Head - Mosedale - Black Sail Pass - Looking Stead - Pillar - Wind Gap - Black Crag - Scoat Fell - Steeple - Little Gowder Crag - Red Pike - Dore Head - Stirrup Crags - Yewbarrow - Bob Graham Relay Descent off Yewbarrow - Road Back to Wasdale Head
 

Mosedale Round, Via The High Level Route

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26th June 2010
ASCENT: 1,554 Mtrs 5,100 Ft
MILES: 10.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Kirk Fell, Pillar, Scoat Fell, Steeple, Red Pike & Yewbarrow
ROUTE:  
 

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