Grasmoor & Whiteless Pike

Introduction to Walk 1231

Photo from the walk - Grasmoor & Whiteless Pike

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 2780 feet / 842 metres

Grade - moderate

Cinderdale Common is the start of this Lake District walk that climbs to the summit of Grasmoor via Lad Hows. The descent over Wandhope and Whiteless offers some spectacular views.  

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2020
A circuit of Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2539
0.6 miles / 0.9 km away
Rannerdale Knotts & Grasmoor
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2021
1.0 miles / 1.6 km away
A circuit of Whiteside, Hopegill Head & Grisedale Pike
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1142
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
A circuit of Buttermere from Buttermere village
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2609
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Crag Hill & Grasmoor from Buttermere
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1290
1.7 miles / 2.7 km away
Mellbreak from Loweswater
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2642
1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
Buttermere Horseshoe
Grade - very hard
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km
Walk 1732
2.1 miles / 3.4 km away
Buttermere, Coledale and Newlands circuit
Grade - hard
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1011
2.1 miles / 3.4 km away
Knott Rigg and Ard Crags from Newlands Hause
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1302
2.6 miles / 4.2 km away
Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Loweswater
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1153
3.4 miles / 5.4 km away
The High Stile Ridge from Gatescarth, Buttermere
Grade - hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Great Mountain Days in the Lake District

Great Mountain Days in the Lake DistrictAn inspirational guidebook to 50 challenging walks on the high fells of the Lake District. The graded circular routes, between 4 and 14 miles in length, cover classic Lakeland summits like Fairfield, Scafell Pike, Great Gable and Blencathra, to the lesser-known High Spy, King's How and Brund Fell.
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Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North Lakeland

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North LakelandThis guidebook contains 57 short half to full-day walks in the northern Lake District. Walking areas include Borrowdale, Newlands, Bassenthwaite, Thirlmere, Ullswater, Haweswater and the area north of Keswick up to Caldbeck. Part of a three-volume series, and predominantly focusing on low-level walks between 2 to 9 miles, and graded for difficulty.
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Further Information

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Lake District

The Lake District National Park is seen by many as one of the scenic gems of the British Isles. The scenic beauty has attracted many artists and writers through the centuries and today the same scenery provides the perfect backdrop to a wide variety of walks. The National Park is located wholly within Cumbria with Windermere, Ambleside and Keswick the main tourist towns. For many this is the finest area in England for walking with a wide variety of scenery. Even on the busiest weekends it is possible to get away from the crowds by carefully selecting one of the less-visited fells. More Information

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Accommodation Nearby

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Stoneygill & Stoneyacre
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Ghyll Farm B & B
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Peat Howe Barn
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6.6 miles / 10.6 km away
Sally's Lake District Cottages
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7.1 miles / 11.3 km away
Riggs Cottage
Bassenthwaite
7.2 miles / 11.5 km away
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Hedgehog Hill
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Go Visit The Lakes
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Best Read - Editor's Choice

Dark Peak WalksDark Peak Walks - Guidebook to 40 walks in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. 35 circular routes for most abilities, from 8km to 19km, around Edale, Marsden, Fairholmes, Baslow and Castleton, including Kinder Scout and Mam Tor, and 5 longer (25km to 45km) routes highlighting the best of the Gritstone Edges, High Moorland and Deep Valleys. More information

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