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The Corpse Road and Selside Pike from Mardale
Introduction to Walk 1152

Photo from the walk - The Corpse Road and Selside Pike from Mardale

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Far Eastern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1830 feet / 555 metres

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Lake District walk starts in Mardale and follows a section of the Corpse Road before reaching Selside Pike. With great views of Haweswater this walk also includes some less walked Lakeland fells. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Branstree, Selside Pike. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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

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