Haycock Summit
Haycock Summit

Walks By Keyword / Analysis: Cumbria, Haycock, Lake District

A Few Facts About Haycock

Location -
Haycock is a mountain in the western part of the Lake District. It rises between Scoat Fell and Caw Fell to the south of Ennerdale and the north of Wasdale. Haycock is an imposing dome shaped fell its popularity with walkers diminished somewhat by its remoteness. It can be climbed from either valley and offers fine mountain views.

Summit Aspects -
A wall the Ennerdale Fence runs along the watershed crossing the top of the fell. There is a cairn on either side that to the north being regarded as the nominal summit. The whole area is very stony. Another cairn marks a viewpoint to the south. From the summit the Scafells are seen in profile with Helvellyn and Skiddaw in the distance. Ennerdale Water is in view from the summit and Wast Water from the southern cairn.
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Hill / Mountain Class(s)
Birkett, Bridge, Buxton & Lewis, English Nuttall, Fellranger, Hewitt, Nuttall, Sim, Sub HuMP, Synge, Tump, Wainwright, Western Fell

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