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Grasmoor & Whiteless Pike
Introduction to Walk 1231

Photo from the walk - Grasmoor & Whiteless Pike

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District North Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 2780 feet / 842 metres

Time - 6 hours 20 minutes

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. Do choose a fine day to complete this circuit as the views are excellent. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Grasmoor, Wandope, Whiteless Pike. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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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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