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Netherbeck Horseshoe - Middle Fell, Steeple & Red Pike
Introduction to Walk 1690

Photo from the walk - Netherbeck Horseshoe - Middle Fell, Steeple & Red Pike

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km

Ascent - 5000 feet / 1515 metres

Time - 11 hours 20 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This Lake District walk is strenuous including seven summits in what can be a tiring day. Good navigational skills are essential when visibility is poor. The rewards for the hard work are many ad you will enjoy many wonderful lakeland panoramas completing the walk. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Haycock, Middle Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Scoat Fell, Seatallan, Steeple, Yewbarrow. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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Walk 1176
Yewbarrow from Wasdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2341
A circuit of Nether Beck and Over Beck from Wasdale
Grade - hard
Length - 11.3 miles / 18.3 km

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The Mosedale Horseshoe from Wasdale Head
Grade - hard
Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km
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Black Sail Pass & Beck Head from Wasdale Head
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Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2034
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Scafell from Wasdale Head
Grade - hard
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2800
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
The Scafells via Piers Gill
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Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2900
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Pillar (by the High Level Path) from Wasdale
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Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
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The Scafells from Wasdale Head
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Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1303
1.7 miles / 2.6 km away
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Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3489
1.7 miles / 2.6 km away
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Length - 5.2 miles / 8.5 km
Walk 3485
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High Birkhow & Low Wood from Wast Water
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Length - 4.2 miles / 6.8 km
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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

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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