Buck Barrow

Buck Barrow Summit
Buck Barrow Summit

Walks By Keyword / Analysis: Buck Barrow, Cumbria, Lake District

A Few Facts About Buck Barrow

Location -
Buck Barrow is one of the fells that can be climbed from the Corney Fell Road in the Southern Lake District. It forms part of the Whitfell Group and stands at 1,801 feet (549 metres). The fell is usually visited when on a round including Whitfell, Burn Moor, and Kinmont Buck Barrow from the summit of the Corney Fell road a route described by Alfred Wainwright in the "Whit Fell" chapter of his book The Outlying Fells of Lakeland.

Classification -
As well as being classified as an Outlying Wainwright Fell Buck Barrow is also a Birkett and a Dewey (a hill or mountain in England or Wales over 500 metres (1,640 feet) in altitude but below 2,000 feet (609.6 metres) with a relative height of at least 30 metres (98 feet)).

Summit -
The summit of Buck Barrow comprises of several rocky tops, the highest having a pile of stones to mark the highest point.
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Hill / Mountain Class(s)
Birkett, Dewey, Fellranger, Synge, Tump, Wainwright Outlying

Hill / Mountain Details