Rosthwaite Fell - Bessyboot top

Height: 540m/1,771ft

Grid Reference: NY258124

Fells » Mid Western Fells

Lists: FRCC (163) Wainwright (S.24)

Ascents: 6

Rosthwaite Fell splits into two at Tarn at Leaves.

Wainwright's top of Rosthwaite fell is actually the top of the northern and lower part of the fell and is called Bessyboot.

Wainwright's Southern Fells guide book published in 1960 states Bessyboot's height as 1,807ft but the OS 1:25,000 map now records 540m (1,771ft)

location

Walk   Distance Ascent
Sun 11 Mar 2012 - Allen Crags to Bessyboot
Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Stockley Bridge - Grains Gill - Lower Esk Hause - Allen Crags - High House Tarn - Glaramara - Combe Head - Rosthwaite Fell - Dovenest Crag top - Tarn at Leaves - Rosthwaite Fell - Bessyboot top - Stands Bridge, Seatoller - Allerdale Ramble - Seathwaite
9.50 miles3,250ft
Thu 1 May 2008 - Combe Gill Round
Stonethwaite - Big Stanger Gill - Rosthwaite Fell - Bessyboot top - Tarn at Leaves - Rosthwaite Cam - Rosthwaite Fell - Dovenest Crag top - Combe Door Top - Combe Head - Thornythwaite Fell - Stands Bridge, Seatoller - St Andrew's church, Borrowdale - Stonethwaite
6.00 miles2,400ft
Sun 15 Oct 2006 - Bessyboot and Tarn at Leaves
Stonethwaite - Big Stanger Gill - Rosthwaite Fell - Bessyboot top - Tarn at Leaves - Combe Gill - St Andrew's church, Borrowdale - Stonethwaite
3.75 miles1,500ft
Sat 19 Feb 2005 - Glaramara plus
Seatoller - Mountain View Cottages/Stands Bridge - Rosthwaite Fell - Bessyboot top - Tarn at Leaves - Rosthwaite Fell - Dovenest Crag top - Glaramara - High House Tarn - Allen Crags - Lower Esk Hause - Sprinkling Tarn - Seathwaite Fell - Sprinkling Tarn - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite - Seatoller
11.25 miles3,500ft
Wed 25 Jun 2003 - Glaramara and Langstrath
Stonethwaite - Big Stranger Gill - Rosthwaite Fell - Bessyboot top - Tarn at Leaves - Rosthwaite Cam - Rosthwaite Fell - Dovenest Crag top - Combe Door Top - Combe Head - Glaramara - Looking Steads - Red Beck Top (Lincomb Tarns Top) - High House Tarn - High House Tarn Top - Allen Crags - Lower Esk Hause - Angle Tarn - Langstrath - Stonethwaite
11.25 miles3,400ft
Thu 4 Oct 2001 - Rosthwaite Fell and Glaramara
Stonethwaite - Big Stanger Gill - Rosthwaite Fell - Bessyboot top - Rosthwaite Fell - Dovenest Crag top - Glaramara - Thornythwaite Fell - Stands Bridge, Seatoller - Stonethwaite
7.00 miles2,500ft