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A Martindale High-level Circuit
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Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Far Eastern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Andrew Wright

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 3600 feet / 1091 metres

Grade - mod/hard

A fairly challenging high-level circuit in the Eastern Fells of the Lake District.The route offers views and seclusion in a beautiful part of Lakeland. The route includes plenty of uphill walking but your efforts are rewarded by the constantly changing panoramas which can be enjoyed in solitude. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Beda Fell, High Raise, The Knott, Rest Dodd, Steel Knotts. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Arthur's Pike & Loadpot Hill from Martindale
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Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
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Bannerdale, Boredale & Beda Head from Martindale
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Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

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Red Tarn & Grisedale from Glenridding
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St. Sunday Crag & Helvellyn from Glenridding
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Glenridding Dodd & Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
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Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
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3.4 miles / 5.4 km away
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Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 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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