Haystacks (Buttermere)

Area:Lake District - Western Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Dodd, and Dewey
(also Fellranger, Synge, and Tump)
Maps:OL4(S) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY193131         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn - photo
Notes:this is the S cairn and is about 2m higher than N cairn 50m N at NY 19336 13204
Daylight:dawn 03:45, sunrise 04:39, sunset 21:43, dusk 22:37
External links:Wikipedia

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Haystacks Summit Tarn
Haystacks Summit Tarn

The final resting place of Alfred Wainwright.

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