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A circuit of Nether Beck and Over Beck from Wasdale
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Photo from the walk - A circuit of Nether Beck and Over Beck from Wasdale

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Stephen Starkey

Length - 11.3 miles / 18.3 km

Ascent - 4040 feet / 1224 metres

Time - 9 hours 40 minutes

Grade - hard

The lengthy Lake District walk takes in the summits of Haycock, Scoat Fell, Steeple, Red Pike and Yewbarrow. It is a route that needs a good level of fitness and some basic scrambling skills. Do choose a fine day to complete this route as the terrain can be confusing in low cloud. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Haycock, Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Steeple, Yewbarrow. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1176
Yewbarrow from Wasdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1690
Netherbeck Horseshoe - Middle Fell, Steeple & Red Pike
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1126
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
The Mosedale Horseshoe from Wasdale Head
Grade - hard
Length - 11.5 miles / 18.7 km
Walk 1246
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Black Sail Pass & Beck Head from Wasdale Head
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2034
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
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
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2900
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Pillar (by the High Level Path) from Wasdale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2718
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
The Scafells from Wasdale Head
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1303
1.7 miles / 2.6 km away
Buckbarrow, Seatallan & Middle Fell
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3489
1.7 miles / 2.6 km away
Scale Bridge & Low Wood from Greendale
Grade - easy
Length - 5.2 miles / 8.5 km
Walk 3485
1.7 miles / 2.8 km away
High Birkhow & Low Wood from Wast Water
Grade - easy
Length - 4.2 miles / 6.8 km
Walk 2355
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Blea Tarn & Eskdale Green from Boot
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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