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Yarlside from Cross Keys
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Photo from the walk - Yarlside from Cross Keys

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Howgill Fells

Region - Howgills

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Time - 3 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Yorkshire Dales walk in the Howgill Fells. The summit of Yarlside is typical of these rounded fells and provides an energetic ascent. Good navigation skills are essential as paths are often feint and the terrain can be confusing in poor visibility. 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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