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Ennerdale Skyline incl. Steeple & other fells
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Photo from the walk - Ennerdale Skyline incl. Steeple & other fells

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Jacinta Ashworth

Length - 13.8 miles / 22.3 km

Ascent - 3800 feet / 1152 metres

Grade - mod/hard

A tough excursion into the Lake District mountains above Ennerdale in the Western Lakes. 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. 

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1.0 miles / 1.6 km away
Grike & Crag Fell from Ennerdale Bridge
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Ennerdale Horseshoe
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Length - 18.0 miles / 29.3 km
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Grike and Caw Fell from Kinniside Stone Circle
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Length - 13.5 miles / 21.9 km
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Low Fell and Fellbarrow from Loweswater
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1290
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Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2539
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Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1231
5.4 miles / 8.6 km away
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Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2020
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Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 1142
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A circuit of Buttermere from Buttermere village
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Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
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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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