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Name:Stone Arthur
Hill number:2601
Height:504m / 1654ft
Parent (Ma):2521  Fairfield
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Westmorland and Furness
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
(W,B,Sy,Fel)
Grid ref:NY 34754 09235
Summit feature:outcrop
Drop:3m
Col:501m  NY347092  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S OL7N
Observations:ground 25m N at NY 34774 09250 is at least as high
Survey:Abney level
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Day 19/40 of my Wainwright Challenge linking all 214 Wainwrights in one walk taking 40 days to mark my 70th Birthday. Today, the classic Fairfield Horseshoe, with Charlie, starting in Grasmere and finishing in Ambleside, visiting Nab Scar, Heron Pike (both summits), Stone Arthur, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike, and Low Pike. A super day, with clear views and plenty of sun. 20km with 1230m ascent taking 8h 20m.Alan_70+25/05/2024
The Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside. Low Pike, High Pike, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthur, Heron Pike N Top, Heron Pike & Nab Scar. 21km with 1070m ascent in 8h 40m.underhill13/05/2024
Climbed fom the Traveller's Rest - followed up with Great Rigg, Heron Pike & Butter Crag - with Jo & Hazel, the day after Coniston FRNumptyDumpty05/05/2024
From Grasmere laybyholtsd04/05/2024
solo walk with Jess. Good visibility.jonsutterby7124/03/2024
From Grasmere. On to Heron Pike, descent via Alcock Tarn and Grey Crag. With ZoeJim T10/03/2024
AWs Stone Arthur 3.Sedge29/02/2024
Good and easy from Fairfield and onwards to GrasmereAdventurers530/01/2024
Up from Grasmere, 1 of 4 loop, back down via Alcock Tarnjeffpl16/11/2023
IOG Walk from Grasmere to Ambleside. IOG Ambleside Trip Nov-23.dancingqueen10110/11/2023
Quick ascent from Grasmeretrimarc203/11/2023
The Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside. Low Pike, High Pike, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthur, Heron Pike N Top, Heron Pike & Nab Scar. 21km with 1270m ascent in 7h 40m.silverwolf_alan30/10/2023
R Richard Tait22/10/2023
Parked in Ambleside.anti clockwise Fairfield horseshoe with out and back addition of Stone Arthur. 6 hours 9 Wainwrights. Misty morning clearing to give great views.Longwojo08/10/2023
From A591, Grasmere. 11.5 km, 880 m asc. To Winterseeds and by Tongue Gill to Grisedale Hause and Grisedale Tarn outflow. E up to join the ridge at Deepdale Hause. S to Cofa Pike, Fairfield and Great Rigg summits. Down by Stone Arthur. Warm and clear then thunderbolts and lighting. https://www.flickr.com/photos/samandjo/albums/72177720311194086SalmonJoe10/09/2023
Hot and hazy, slight breeze on this side which helps.NorfolkPT2108/09/2023
An easy walk today with Alma Aurea to visit one unvisited Wainwright. We walked from Grasmere, revisiting Heron Pike, Great Rigg and then back down via Stone Arthur which was the one I needed. Beautiful views on a sunny day. /Dmeltdiceburg03/09/2023
The Fairfield Horseshoe. Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike.sms.3702/09/2023
Fairfield Horseshoe. Nab scar,Heroin pike,Stone arthur,Great rigg,Fairfield,Hart crag,Dove crag,High pike,Low pike. Hike with SiNicefish02/09/2023
Via Birkett route down from FairfieldCaralynR03/08/2023
Straight forward up and down from the lay-by below the Swan. With Julia.ytfckent18/06/2023
Altered Rydal Horseshoe/Fairfield Round to tick off the remaining Ws in the area. Stone Arthur, Fairfield then down to Ambleside via High & Low Pikes. Ran in 3h to catch the last bus back, great motivation!Barns15028/05/2023
En route to the higher one on the ridgevegibagger15/05/2023
With Hannah, Megan, Sammy, Niamh and Matilda. Parked at the Swan at Grasmere. Decent path all the way up. Planned to take in a few more Wainwrights but torrential rain stopped play so only two in the bag. Lovely views from the top of Stone Arthur. Same could not be said for Great Rigg 🌧️ 💨benji_willy25/04/2023
With Carl, Poppy, Dad, Christina, Bear and Milo. From Rydal. Nab scar, Heron Pike, Rydal Heron Pike, Great Rigg and Stone Arthur. 8.4 miles 2880 ft elevation.nell158315/04/2023
First hill in our 3 Wainwright circular from YHA Grasmere. Sunny conditions. We made hard work of the steep pull up to the 'summit', which didn't bode well for the rest of the walk! Great views of Southern and Central fells.Ham and Skate04/04/2023
From Grasmere via Greenhead Gill. Heavy rain throughout and mist at summitafoster13/03/2023
R Richard Tait08/03/2023
Walked alone on a calm, slightly misty day from c10am, followed by Great RiggDave Jones04/03/2023
Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, High Crag, Dollywaggon Pike, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthurkeithouk19/02/2023
with Anne and Ollie ant--clockwise circuitDave Sargent09/02/2023
From A591, Grasmere. 4.5 km, 420 m asc. E up Greenhead Gill and the forest side then N to the summit of Stone Arthur. Return same. Raining. https://www.flickr.com/photos/samandjo/albums/72177720304794497SalmonJoe28/12/2022
Snarker Pike, Raven Crag, Red Screes, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthurkeithouk04/12/2022
138windybilly21/11/2022
Wainwright Walk 5: Spider (Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Great Rigg, High Pike, Heron Pike, Low Pike, Stone Arthur & Nab Scar)DavidHiner29/09/2022
With MarkS.DaveT24/08/2022
Grasmere- Nab Scar-Heron Pike-Great Rigg- Fairfield- Great Rigg-Stone Arthurbenarbia no 302/07/2022
Alex, CharlieBlisco01/06/2022
Ranstuduncan10/05/2022
Up and back from our accomodation in Grassmere. With K.sebastiencale01/05/2022
Awkward one baggedChopperbrown05/04/2022
R Richard Tait07/03/2022
Parked at Red Bank Car park in Grasmere. Up via public footpaths. With B.Danmawr27/02/2022
R Rupert Richard Tait05/01/2022
with Andrew Bex Rob Sharon and kidspetejebb01/01/2022
https://jimearl6.com/a-walk-up-stone-arthur/#more-4849Jimearl620/12/2021
R Richard Tait05/12/2021
Walk from Rydal Hall pods with Jo and Philip. Up over the Heron Pike tops and round to Stone Arthur. Pint at Tweedies and bus into Ambleside for fish and chips.Mark T04/09/2021
With DadM0YDH15/08/2021
walked from Grasemere up and down again With L&Astetat10/08/2021