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Name:Red Beck Top [Glaramara South Top] [Lincomb Head - Glaramara]
Hill number:2414
Height:721m / 2365ft
Parent (Ma):2359  Scafell Pike
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Birkett, Synge,
Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
Grid ref:NY 24266 09715
Summit feature:rock 7m W of cairn on rock
Col:684m  NY243098  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S OL6N
Observations:tor W of path at NY 24241 09730 is just lower
Survey:Abney level
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From Seathwaite and up the Hinds Gill path to the plateau between Glaramara and Combe Head. On to the N Top, the true top, looking steads, red beck top and high house tarn top. Then down by Allen Gill contouring the hillside ending up at stockley bridge and back to SeathwaiteWayne Mac31/07/2020
Starting at Seathwaite, one way Traverse over eight tops including HuMP Glaramara and three other TuMPs This one third.vegibagger19/01/2020
Nuttalls route on a sunny but windy dayGary Heath14/09/2019
Lakes Seatoller trip day 2gavopeo02/07/2019
13.8 miles, 3343ft Glaramara walk.stephenbuda16/05/2019
Parked near Borrowdale YHA. Walked with Lindsey; warm sunny day. Route was Stonethwaite, Langstrath, Angle Tarn, Tongue Head, Esk Hause, Allen Crags, High House Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Steads, Glaramara, and Thorneythwaite Fell path.Skip21/04/2019
Good Friday circuit of Borrowdale Fells from Seathwaite, though had to park courteously over a half-mile before due to so many other visitors, even at 09:30! Styhead Path onto Seathwaite Fell (Wainwright) via Aaron Crags. Then on to Seathwaite Fell - Great Slack and South Top. From Sprinkling Tarn up on to Great End via Esk Hause, then on to Esk Pike. Next on to Allen Crags, then the long walk over High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top and Looking Steads to reach Glaramara. Finally, descended via Thornythwaite Fell and walked back round via Seatoller. Magnificent hike and sunny throughout - Great End was the only one of the five Wainwrights I'd previously climbed.mavero1019/04/2019
From seathwaithe: seathwaithe fell, great end, ill crag, broad crag, allen crags, red beck top, glaramara, dove nest, Bessy boot. Solo, didn't rain, visibility good in general (clouds above around 700m).axoree24/03/2019
A round taking in Glaramara and Bessy BootHavenchris14/12/2018
Seathwaite, Glaramara, SH721, Allen Crags, Rossett Pike, Bowfell, Great End, Lingmell Crag, Seathwaite Fell, Seathwaite.PGCE01/10/2018
from Seatoller with Marin and Frank on a very warm day, High House tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Steads, Glaramara, Combe Head, Combe Door Top,Dovenest Top and Rosthwaite FellLou19/05/2018
From Seatoller with Martin and Lindsay on a warm sunny day taking in Allen Crags High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Steads, Glaramara, Combe Head, Combe Door Top,Dovenest Top and Rosthwaite Fell.knarf19/05/2018
Parked at Seatoller NT car park, Borrowdale Yews, Sour Milk Gill, Hanging Stone, Base Brown, Styhead Tarn, Seathwaite Fell, Sprinkling Tarn, Esk Hause, Allen Crags, High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Steads, Glaramara, Combe Head, Thornythwaite Fell, Thornythwaite. Mostly sunny all day with snow still on the highest summits - close to perfect hiking conditions.Fell_wanderer05/04/2018
3/9 today started out in borrowdale on 15 mile horseshoe. Glaramara, Looking Steads, Red Beck Top, High House, Allen Crags, Esk Pike, Bowfell North Top, Rossett Pike, Buck PikeThe-Z-Man05/12/2017
From Mountain View along the ridge from Rosthwaite fell to Allen Crags.Mild in the valley blowing a hooly on the ridge and the clag was down making spotting the birketts amonst all the outcrops a bit tricky.jocks127/09/2017
Route: Seathwaite – Corridor Route – Scafell Pike – Broad Crag – Blunt Top – Esk Hause – Allen Crags – High House Tarn Top – Red Beck Top – Looking Steads – Glaramara - Thornythwaite Fell – Seathwaite. Approx. Stats: 7hrs, 18km, 1,095m ascent. Weather: wet, cold, claggy & windy (!), cleared up for final descent. Notes: got quite cold hands on final ascent of Scafell Pike, so had to borrow Pete’s gloves.millionmts19/08/2017
25km circuit from Seathwaite Fell to Scafell Pike and back via Glaramara ridge to BessybootMrD09/08/2017
Weather forecast good and did not disappoint. Parked at Stonethwaite and went up onto Bessyboot and along the Glaramara range. Skirted round Allen Crags and along the Seathwaite Fell tops. 12 tops 7 1/2 hours. More ascent than I anticipated but hey ho no pain no gain.Mark T28/05/2017
ascended en route to Glaramara from Allen cragsdanielmudd198227/05/2017
Long walk to Glaramara and Allen Cragejjohnstone04/01/2017
Climbed from Seathwaite via Seathwaite Fell and Allen Crags.Wheelsy24/10/2016
Glaramara Birketts from SeatollerAjm031003/10/2016
Hostel to hostel walking - Tarn How, grasmere to YHA Borrowdale. With GFEFionalevey21/09/2016
bessyboot, glaramara, allen crags, seathwaite fell, base brown, green gable, brandreth, grey knotts, fleetwith pike and all tops in between from seatoller cp.robertphillips17/06/2016
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave29/05/2016
Solo as part of Langstrath high level horseshoeAimless Rambler01/10/2015
Solo - A long day from Stonethwaite to Bessyboot-Roshthwaite Fell - Glaramara - Allen CragsShutterlag05/08/2015
With HilaryAimless Rambler25/06/2015
Starting to realise that this ridge has more ups and downs and is more rocky than I anticipated but nevertheless very pleasant. Used the GPS to make sure I got the right top.Father Ted16/06/2015
I continued without a break from Seathwaite Fell to Glaramara South Top.peter4lc11/06/2015
Belles Knott, Sergeant Man, High Raise, Tongue Head, Allen Crags, Red Beck Top, Glaramara, Combe Door Top, Dovenest Top, Rosthwaite Fell, Bessyboot.keithouk10/05/2015
On my own, after sunset, after a backpack from ODG to High House Tarn, on a perfect blue sky day (8)Phreerunner18/04/2015
Scafell Pike, Lingmel, Broad Crag, ill crag and galamara from Borrowdale YHA.Owain G14/03/2015
Loop from Seathwaite: up to Esk Hause and along the ridge from Allen Crags to Rosthwaite Fell. The last 4 tops were new to me and well worth an explore. Brilliant day with clear views in all directions.ruthatlast14/10/2014
Ascent from GlaramaraThe Playful Pig21/09/2014
Seatoller - Comb Door - Comb Head - Glaramara - Allen Crags - Seathwaite Fell - SeatollerIainPeeks21/09/2014
With Jo, circular walk from Stonethwaite: via Strands Bridge to Thornythwaite Fell, Glaramara, Glaramara - Looking Steads, Red Beck Top [Glaramara South Top][Lincomb Head - Glaramara], High House Tarn Top [High House - Allen Crags], Allen Crags, Tongue Head , returning down the Stake Pass and Langstrath. Weather; generally sunny, warm, visibility mainly good but distant fells hazy.amblerbob13/09/2014
Borrowdale YHA - Seathwaite Fell - Great End - Allen Crags - RED BECK TOP - Glaramara - Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot)- Borrowdale YHAeviljeff924/07/2014
Seathwaite- Styhead tarn- Sprinkling tarn-Esk Hause- Allen Crags- Glaramara- Rosthwaite Fell. 'Bessyboot'- Combe gill- Thornythwaite farm- Seathwaite. Cloudy on Glaramara. Walked with sis, 8h.Daisy Dee13/07/2014
From Seatollerrb15/06/2014
13 tops in a day without too much exersion, 11 are Nuttals and the other 2 are Wainwrights - where else can you do that? Seathwaite, Seathwaite Fell (Wainwright) (leave the Sty Head path 300m after the waterfall plantation up a grassy break between the rocks) Seathwaite Fell (Great Slack), Seathwaite Fell (South Top), the beguiling Sprinkling Tarn, Allen Crags, High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Steads, Glaramara, Combe Head, Combe Door Top, Dovenest Top, Roshthwaite Fell, Rossthwaite Fell (Bessyboot).ijpowell30/05/2014
Last struggle after Great End,Ill Crag,Allen Cragspcooper24/05/2014
Fantastic views ,hardly a cloud in the sky .Thegogetters19/04/2014
With CPgarth8730/03/2014
Seatoller - Borrowdale -> Rosthwaite Fell - Bessyboot -> Rosthwaite Fell [Rosthwaite Cam] -> Dovenest Top [Dovenest Crag][Stonethwaite Fell] -> Combe Door Top -> Comb Head -> Glaramara - Looking Steads -> Red Beck Top [Glaramara South Top][Lincomb Head - Glaramara] -> High House Tarn Top [High House - Allen Crags] -> Allen Crags -> Esk Hause -> Ill Crag -> Scafell Pike -> Seatoller - Borrowdalebriandiggle24/03/2014
Climbed Glaramara in 45 minutes from Seathwaite due to late start, for Brew with a View event on Looking Steads. Continued to Allen Crags via this peak, Esk Hause and return via Grains Gill.meltdiceburg17/11/2013
On a walk from Glaramara to Allen Cragsdave-harris28/08/2013
Circular from Longthwaite. Glarama (783m), Allen Crags (684m), Broad Crag (934m), Scafell Pike (978m). Return along Corridor Route and Styhead Gill. Hot!tobywharne24/08/2013