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Name:Looking Steads (Glaramara)
Hill number:2392
Height:775m / 2543ft
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:Nuttall, Birkett, Synge, Subsimm, Buxton & Lewis,
Bridge
(N,B,Sy,sSim,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 24587 10171
Summit feature:rock
Drop:22m
Col:753m  NY246103  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S OL6N
Survey:obvious summit
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From Seatoller carpark with Hiking Manchester. Scramble ascent via Aaron Crags: Seathwaite Fell (Wainwright Top), Seathwaite Fell (Great Slack), Esk Pike, Allen Crags, High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Steads, Glaramara (all tops)Comb Head, Comb Door Top, Dovenest Top, Rosthwaite Cam, Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot). Lovely spring day, perfect clear conditions.Lazylizzie12/05/2019
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 Strands Bridge via Thornythwaite Fellbenalder28421/01/2019
A round taking in Glaramara and Bessy BootHavenchris14/12/2018
With Foot Loose from Eskdale YH on three day walk on way to Borrowdale YHGrey Hare16/08/2018
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
2/9 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
From Red Beck Top. On to Glaramara.Eddie29/07/2017
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
Solodentalchimp01/05/2017
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
Parked at Stonethwaite, through Chapel Farm and up Combe Gill, Bessyboot, Rosthwaite Fell, Dovenest Top, Combe Door, Combe Head, Glaramara, Looking Steads and back down over Thornythwaite Fell.Chipstertrain23/04/2016
IanDazza21/11/2015
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 Hilary. Wild CampAimless Rambler25/06/2015
Another peak off the main path but a pleasure when you get to it.Father Ted16/06/2015
On my own, after sunset, after a backpack from ODG to High House Tarn, on a perfect blue sky day (9)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 via Combe Gill and Combe HeadThe 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
During week at Martin's house in Keswick with LesleyChris Pearson14/08/2014
First top of a 10 hour sweltering day - as I couldn't be 100% certain I'd 'ticked' this on 1st Sept 1968 from my log book and I didn't remember the unusual summit so probably hadn't. Later contoured back to Round How (which I definitely hadn't done before) before finishing by scrambling up to Broad Crag & Scafell Pike, then Lord's Rake to Symonds Knott. Just Pillar Rock to finish the Nuttalls now.signyred26/07/2014
Borrowdale YHA - Seathwaite Fell - Great End - Allen Crags - LOOKING STEADS - Glaramara - Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot)- Borrowdale YHAeviljeff924/07/2014
JH 25@25Littledave06/07/2014
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
Difficult mountain although in dense fog arn't they all?pcooper24/05/2014
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, 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
with Tony and Paulcolinfielding20/07/2013
From Seathwaite via Grains Gill and Esk Hause. Traverse of Glaramara ridge and Stonethwaite Fells. Hot and sunny, with a cooling wind.marktrengove14/07/2013
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 Dee13/07/2013
From Seathwaite via Lincomb HeadAnduril09/06/2013