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Name:Buckbarrow
Hill number:2497
Height:423m / 1388ft
Parent (Ma):2427  Seatallan
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Irt
Class:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
(W,B,Sy,Fel)
Grid ref:NY 13570 06125
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:4m
Col:419m  NY135061  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
(1:25k) OL6N 303
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 660 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From layby by private road to Windsor Farm (Harrow Head) Middle Fell, High Pikehow, Seatallan, Glade How, Buckbarrow.ijpowell23/05/2019
From Greendale: Middle Fell, Gowder Crag, Haycock, Little Gowder Crag, Caw Fell, High Pike How,Seatallan, Cat Bields, Glade How, Buckbarrow, Broad Crag. Cold bank holiday Monday.Lazylizzie06/05/2019
From Seatallandavidsharpe2320/04/2019
1st of four tough walk,with Jack.stephenhughes20/04/2019
Buckbarrow (via rake), Seatallan, Haycock, Caw Fell, Middle Fell - with Trout.robba_wag20/04/2019
Walked over from Middle Fell. Nice Naylor cairn.electricratman10/04/2019
on me toddwhiteuss05/04/2019
Verge parking nr Harrow Head. Up via the Wainwright route - which is a good path despite not being on OS map. Very warm start to day - hottest Feb on record - with very little breeze. Even wore sunglasses! On to Glade How as Birkett bagging today.Hillsidenick26/02/2019
With John and Ellie dog.BLACKHILL16/02/2019
spectacular views on descent from Seatallan.Denise 31/12/2018
From Gosforth to Wasdale road. With LP.wombourne31/12/2018
Dry but windy walk over three wainwrights with views over wast water. Starting with Middle Fell, ending with Buckbarrow.Joel45129/12/2018
From YHA Wasdale Hall - Middle Fell - Seatallan - Buckbarrowtwg2722/10/2018
Bloody foul weather but did 3 Wainwrights with Neil.Sham Sharrock04/10/2018
I always do this hill on the way down from Seatallan. I'll have to do a different route next time! With Alfie.Dangerous Dave29/09/2018
with Ruth and on to Seatallen and MiddlefellDunlawyering27/09/2018
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran (Start/Parking point) Greendale - Joss Naylor Cairn - Buckbarrow - Glade How - Seatallan - Pots of Ashness - Brown Band - Caw Fell - Little Gowder Crag - Haycock - Pots of Ashness - Middle Fell - Greendaleredbob12/09/2018
With Colin staying a week at Wasdale Head at the National Trust's Campsite. Together with Seatallen and Middle Fell.jonesj211/09/2018
With JGCW04/09/2018
On the way down from SeatallanCyclistno129/05/2018
Buckbarrow, via Windsor Far, to Greendale Tarn and up Middle Fell and on to Seatallan. Seatallan to High Pikehow and on to Haycock via Nether Wasdale Common. Haycock to Steeple and Scoat Fell. The on to Red Pike and Yewbarrow via Stirrup Crag. Return to Greendale via road.raymooremanx19/05/2018
With G. From Wasdale Head NT campsite > Buckbarrow via road & then path @ Gill Beck > Glade How returning via faint path alongside Gill Beck.RT197016/05/2018
By now dreamy lie down in the grass warmth had overtaken us. A new descent from Buckbarrow on the West side of Greendale Gill offered some terrific views of the cascades unseen from the usual path. The Seatallen circuit is definitely best done with this as the start.Karmakarl21/04/2018
Warm walk after parking near the start of the path to the SW for a quick up and down.Dugswell219/04/2018
Buckbarrow - Seatallan - Middle Fellscreeleep01/04/2018
with seatallan and middle fellJephcote8324/03/2018
Parked by Wast Water, Greendale, Middle Fell, Seatallan, Glade How, Buckbarrow, Harrow Head. Clear conditions with some sun and excellent views, a strong, cold wind.Fell_wanderer12/01/2018
Rainy but set off anyway. Trouble finding path so climbed up the steep way. Misty on top so quickly did Glade How then back down on path I should have used earlier! Not an enjoyable day.Peak Rambler04/10/2017
Round of Middle Fell, Haycock, Little Gowder Crag, Caw, Seatallan, Glade How, and Buckbarrow from Nether Wasdale Common.russell6118/09/2017
From Seatallen via Cat Beals, then returned to CP at side of Wast Water junct Greendale. Sky cleared and started to warm up.TBR15/09/2017
Day before Kong - long day - 33KMdavechaffey26/08/2017
Started from the Wasdale Head Inn campsite straight up the nose of Kirk Fell followed the fence line down Kirkfell Crags to Black Sail Pass up onto Pillar, Scoat Fell via Wind Gap, out & back to Steeple, Red Pike,Yewbarrow via Door Head dropping down to Overbeck Bridge then back along the road to the car at the Wasdale Inn. Moved the car down the valley and parked car Ghyll Farm then ran back to bag Middle Fell, Seatalan & Buckbarrow.Stu Percival09/08/2017
Bagged on descent from Seatallan. Fantastic view of lake and screes. Hogh tops still in cloud.nukeboy103/08/2017
From Wasdale YHA to Greendale up to Middle Fell. Across to Seatallan dropping down to Buckbarrow via Cat Bields. Returned via Gill Farm.Butty28/07/2017
Nether Wasdale - BUCKBARROW - Seatallan - Haycock - Wast Water - Nether Wasdaleeviljeff920/07/2017
From Wasdale Middle Fell Seat Allen Buckbarrow From Nether Wasdale Whin Rigg Illgill HeadWifey201620/07/2017
go4awalk c328 - The Greendale Horseshoe - solo walk from Greendale - Gill Beck - BUCKBARROW - Seatallan - Middle Fell - Wainwright 92Nutty16/07/2017
As part of the Greendale round with DelvaNeilb25/06/2017
walk-seatallenbabsjess22/06/2017
From Seatallan went down across the grassy mountains towards Buckbarrow. Great views at the start of Wastwater.Scotty 2 Hotty06/05/2017
From Wasdale YHA with Dave; Middle Fell to Seatallan, Glade How and Buckbarrow, descended to west down Gill Beck and returned to hostel via Scale Bridge.stevem7621/04/2017
With Peter, Horseshoe of Buckbarrow, Seatallen and MIddle FellInez21/04/2017
From Glade How.Wycombe Wanderer04/01/2017
Path up SW flank - Buckbarrow - Glade How - Seatallan - High Pikehow - Haycock - Caw Fell - traverse under SW flank of Haycock - Pots of Ashness - traverse to Greendale Tarn - down Greendale to GreendaleMark Jackson28/12/2016
SRFrank25/10/2016
A nice easy walk downhill from Seatallen and the sky had cleared by this time giving good views towards Wastwater and misty views over towards Sellafield.AlanDStewart15/10/2016
Greendale -> Buckbarrow -> Glade Howe -> Seatallan -> Little Gowder Crag -> Haycock -> Caw Fell -> Blengdale -> Greendalebriandiggle17/09/2016
From Church Stile Campsite Nether Wasdale NY 125 043 Then onto Seatallan, Haycock, Little Gowder Crag, Scoat Fell & Middle Fell.Westdenewalker13/09/2016
In mist and heavy rain, solo, from Glade How before descending alongside Gill Beck.bolton08/09/2016
Climbed as part of the Stuart Marshall Route 32 - A high level tour of Wast Water.StuP06/09/2016