Birks Summit With Striding Edge And Helvellyn
Birks Summit With Striding Edge And Helvellyn

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

A Few Facts About Birks

Location -
Birks is ranked number 124 in height in the full Wainwright listing - and number 24 in height in Wainwrights Eastern Fells.

Birkett Fell -
Birks is ranked number 206 in height in the full Birkett listing.

Geology -
The principal rocks of the summit area are the pebbly sandstones of the Blind Cove Member. The flanks carry andesite sills and volcaniclastic sandstone.

Ascents -
The fell is always climbed from the Patterdale valley with no other starting point being viable. Birks is also usually climbed as part of a larger walk with Arniston Crag and St Sunday Crag.
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Hill / Mountain Class(s)
Birkett, Bridge, Buxton & Lewis, Easten Fell, English Nuttall, Fellranger, Nuttall, Sub Hewitt, Synge, Wainwright

Hill / Mountain Details