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Ennerdale Skyline incl. Steeple & other fells
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Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Jacinta Ashworth

Length - 13.8 miles / 22.3 km

Ascent - 3800 feet / 1152 metres

Time - 10 hours 40 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

A tough Lake District walks in the mountains above Ennerdale in the Western Lakeland Fells. A tough ascent to Steeple followed by a superb ridge walk over Haycock, Caw Fell and Iron Crag on route. Some clear paths and some unpathed fells that require good navigation skills especially in low cloud. The scenery is stunning, the hills are spectacular and the level of solitude ranks among the best in the Lake District National Park. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Caw Fell, Crag Fell, Grike, Haycock, Scoat Fell, Steeple. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Other walks nearby

Walk 1671
1.0 miles / 1.6 km away
Grike & Crag Fell from Ennerdale Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.6 miles / 10.7 km
Walk 1082
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Ennerdale Horseshoe
Grade - severe
Length - 18.0 miles / 29.3 km
Walk 1745
1.9 miles / 3.1 km away
Grike and Caw Fell from Kinniside Stone Circle
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 13.5 miles / 21.9 km
Walk 1302
4.8 miles / 7.6 km away
Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Loweswater
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1290
5.0 miles / 8.0 km away
Mellbreak from Loweswater
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2539
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
Rannerdale Knotts & Grasmoor
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1231
5.4 miles / 8.6 km away
Grasmoor & Whiteless Pike
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2020
5.4 miles / 8.6 km away
A circuit of Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 1142
5.6 miles / 8.9 km away
A circuit of Buttermere from Buttermere village
Grade - easy
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 2609
5.6 miles / 8.9 km away
Crag Hill & Grasmoor from Buttermere
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 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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