Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County:Westmorland and Furness
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, and HuMP
(also Clem, Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:711.5m (with a drop of 137m)
Maps:OL5(S), OL7(N) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY477100         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:ground 80m NW of end of wall
Notes:circular trig station 40m SE at NY 47795 09971 is 0.25m lower
Daylight:dawn 03:52, sunrise 04:44, sunset 21:33, dusk 22:25
External links:Wikipedia

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Branstree Summit
Branstree Summit

Situated at the head of Mardale, Longsleddale and Mosedale, it's more gentle grass slopes are less craggy than the rocky peaks of much of the Lake District hills.

It can be climbed from the car park at Mardale, at the end of Haweswater reservoir road, by way of Gatescarth pass.

Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: @woody (twice), adgl, AGJ64, ahampson, Andrewc1980, Andy67, Ashleighatkinson, atessa, bally6872, BeckyTheBaker (twice), beth, bluegrassbella, bryanatk, CarlandHay, CARLOS, Carolwildbird, CEW, chloealina, Chris the rambler, Chrisajones, chrisfry35 (x4), Claren, Cowles, DANE2766, Danrobinson, darrendixon, Darrenh, davew, DavidMBurnett, Daz Graham, DJSibbald, DukeNukem (twice), DuncanG22, Dunkman, elainewoodhouse, fellwalker68, fizzerfox (twice), Floydian1, frothyraptor, gallowshill, GaryR, gbh, gdh200, Geaorgina Brough, gillabram, Gillian7660, Ginty, griff44, Harter hod carrier (x4), hhampson, Homesick Scorrie, Hubbards,, iggsypoo, James48, JamieL, Jandy (twice), jegger, JennyPeachey, jezsheona, Jimearl6 (twice), JJH94, john09cw,, Jojo777, josiejowalker, kenzie, Kieranatt, Kieranatt98, King of the Tops (twice), Lambo330, Lancashire Lad, lfaulder, Luly, mariablky (twice), MarjWatson, martutd, McLeish, Megmac, Michaelholbrow,, MichyAndWill, Mikew92, motley 55, Mountain Zulu, navdave, NickiG, onceuponatime, Orayner15, pah800, pandy, PDB1963, Petemoss (x17), peterb, Peterfishwick, pwb999, racheljanemchugh, Ricey, roro1978, Rudi2309, RuslandRambler (x3), russellporter12, sgrice56, shane1974,, sophielucywalking, SophieWalker, spookyfish, springfishblue (twice), Stephenmshanks, Steve18566, StevetheRover (twice), Strangerclur, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba, Tabber, thehappymundays, ThinArthur, ThrowerBell, TonyRogerson, Toohey100, Trevor123 (twice), Tricia15, Union1, valeriemac8, vinmac, walsh581,, wolfgangb, Yan, and yorkmunrobagger (twice).

In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:

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