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Name:Haystacks SE Top
Hill number:7694
Height:544m / 1785ft
Parent (Ma):2367  Great Gable
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries, Calder & Ehen
Watershed:St Bees Head to Ravenscar
Grid ref:NY 19957 12690
Summit feature:rock outcrop
Col:521m  NY198127  
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 146 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Dodd, Red Pike, High Stile, Grey Crag, High Crag, Seat, Haystacks, Haystacks SE Top, Green Cragkeithouk19/07/2020
A bit of infilling with a round of Little Round How, Green Crag, Haystacks SE Top, Seavy Knott and Great Round How.clivevilla07/07/2020
From Wasdale over Black Sail & Scarf Gap, picked up the Haystacks tops and back via Moses & Beck Head.Mountain Goat31/05/2020
From Seavy Knott. Fantastic walking with the might of Gable, Kirk Fell and Pillar for company. A hidden gem of a route that the tourist route up Haystacks misses. Climbed to point 545 before realizing my mistake and going back. On to Green Crag.Wycombe Wanderer27/10/2019
Very quiet here compared to the main top. With Bryher.jenx20/05/2019
From Gatesgarth - Dodd, Red Pike, High Stile, Grey Crags, High Crag, Seat, Haystacks, then the 5 rock bumps circling Blackbeck Tarn. Hot Easter Sunday - ice-cream rewards at Gatesgarth Farm.summitter21/04/2019
From Honister mine: Little Round How -> Great Round How -> Seavy Knott -> Haystacks SE Top -> Seatoller Fell. Mopping up exercise for hills in this bit of Cumbria.jonglew26/01/2019
With FR and SR from Honister mine. Little Round How - Green Crag - Haystacks - SE top - Seavy Knott - Great Round How. Cold but often clear day light wind.Bheinn10/01/2019
With Sue and NB from Honister mine. Little Round How - Green Crag - Haystacks - SE top - Seavy Knott - Great Round How. Cold but often clear day light wind.Frank08/01/2019
2 summits 20m apart approx same height. Seavy and Haystacks SE top from Gatesgarth Farm (£4 parking) then to Haystacks, and back via a few potential new LaMP tops. Fine end to a sunny Spring day.RHW21/04/2018
Minor rocky knoll, higher than knoll to N (Abney)RichardM28/12/2017
Round of Seavy Knott, Haystacks SE Top & Haystacks In atrocious weather (50+mph winds & heavy rain) from Black Sail YHA.garyhoney14/10/2017
Seavy Knott - Haystacks SE Top - Haystacks on return from Black Sail YHA to Ennerdale. Rain, wind and limited visibility.wozzat14/10/2017
Honister Crag (Black Star) - Fleetwith Pike East Top - Little Round How - Green Crag - Haystacks SE Top - Seavy Knott - Great Round How - Brandreth - Grey Knotts - Seatoller Fell from GR: NY 22618 13403ronaldo33325/06/2017
Round of Haystacks and tops from Gatesgarth.RobertP30/12/2016
There is a faint path from Haystacks which leads close to the summit. Interesting area.bolton14/10/2016
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave21/11/2015
Walked from NT car park by Honister Slate Mine. Little Round How - Great Round How - Seavy Knott - Haystacks SE Top - Haystacks - Green Crag - cafe at Honister Slate mine for well earned tea and cake.Jacqdaw16/10/2015
St Begus Ultranell158329/08/2015
With Lisa, Jack and James on the way back from Haystacks.stevanio29/10/2014
Round of Little Round How, Great Round How, Saavy Knott and other knobs from Warnscale Head bothy at dusk on a spectacular night.Eddie16/09/2014
Red Pike - High Stile - High Crag - Haystacks from Buttermere via Scale Forcere142105/07/2014
With Jo, circular walk from Honister Hause: Haystacks, Haystacks South East Top and Seavy Knott. Weather; high cloud, warm, good visibility.amblerbob27/05/2014
Day 4 of backpacking trip through Lakes with 5 friends from CUHWC: Innominate Tarn - Brandreth - Great Gable - Sty Head - Corridor - Scafell Pike - Great End - Angle Tarn. Illustrated account: Managed to find 2 unbagged peaks en route - 2 subDeweys SE of Haystacks. Good!Mark Jackson05/09/2013
Seems to be pushing it calling this a Haystacks top. Does not really seem to be connected to Haystacks. Spent 48 hours in a tent on this top in the early 1990's. It never stopped raining. Up from the fence to the west after leaving Haystacks.mick04/08/2013
After Haystacks. If GPS coverage is not at its best it is difficult to work out the correct peak.destaylor25/07/2013
Hosister Slate Mine > Grey Knotts > Brandreth > Base Brown > Green Gable > Seavy Knott > HAYSTACKS SE TOP rocky outcrop unmarked > Haystacks > Green Crag > Hosister Slate MineTony Hartry19/07/2013
1st of the year with IanDazza03/01/2013
With Rob and Dan - New years adventureLouieb7802/01/2013
From Gatesgarthadrianturner21/07/2012
From Gatesgarth Lakesgirl21/07/2012
See High Crag 744m, this was peak 4 on the dayjamestryfan15/07/2012
Climbed this on an absolutely glorious day in the Lakes. We climbed up from the national trust car-park in Buttermere over Scales Bridge, over Red Pike, High Stile and High Crag, before dropping down to Seat. Finished the day by walking the ridge to Haystacks and cutting down by Fleetwith Pike.Cap_Thunderbolt13/07/2012
From Seavy KnottJohnStoneham03/06/2012
From Fleetwith Pike with Angie red hot day excellent.pcooper27/05/2012
Walked as part of a circuit of Buttermereastokes26/02/2012
Start point-Gatesgarth farm-Scarth Gap pass-Hay Stacks-Fleetwith Pike-Gatesgarth.Daisy Dee05/06/2011
with Lizzie on a clear day from HonisterLou27/03/2011
Estimated date - done with Simon and James in torrential rain. I have done all the peaks and knolls on this fell before but on this trip we did them all as our plan to Pillar had been abandoned due to poor weather.Aimless Rambler01/10/2007
On Buttermere Horseshoe.Aye Jimmy09/05/1998
Top with RA and again with SB.Dugswell227/07/1996
Trip to Lakes with Jo, camped at Loughrigg camp site where we met up with Amanda, Spike, Joy, Mic and 2 lads. Me and Jo went to Buttermere to do the big ridge but weather closed in and aborted after Haystackes.Mark T19/09/1992
2 of 7: From Haystacks.ChrisR26/07/1992
On first circuit of ennerdale head with Haystacks and its topsnordicstar01/09/1991
Summited during east to west traverse of the Lake District.VirtualMountain04/11/1990
With: sj muhc; From Gatesgarth up to Scarth Gap then Haystacks and followed ridge to Brandreth and Green Gable. Down Gillercombe & Sour Milk Gill to Seathwaite, Seatoller & coach.Ian Baines23/01/1977
Andy West31/07/2020