Rosthwaite Fell - Bessyboot top

Height: 540m/1,771m

Grid Reference: NY258124

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)

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 miles 2,400ft ascent]

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 miles 1,500ft ascent]

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 miles 3,400ft ascent]

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 miles 2,500ft ascent]

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