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Harter Fell (Eskdale)
654m (2146ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale) is marked by a Trig Point.


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English Mountain
140th highest in England,
242nd in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 112)

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English Nuttall
189th highest in England,
323rd in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
45th highest in England,
687th highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Harter Fell (Eskdale) walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Harter Fell (Eskdale) Summit

Photo: Colin Jenkins

Harter Fell (Eskdale) is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 96
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Harter Fell (Eskdale) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Harter Fell (Eskdale)

John King walked up on September 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Hard Knott Pass [weather] Overcast & cool & little wind

Pete George climbed on June 24th, 2021 [with] Roco [weather] Misty

Wayne Baxter bagged on July 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Woolpack Inn, over Doctor bridge, left to Penny Hill Farm carried on past the back of Wha House farm. Picked up a path next to the wall & climbed through the Ferns steeply onto Harter Fell summit. Trace your steps until you see a path that leads straight down the hill side. At the bottom you will see a stile climb over & there is a path that leads you to Green Crag (path can be boggy in places. We retraced our steps off the peak to the right as you climb Green crag & you pick up a path that leads you all the way back to Doctor Bridge. [with] Sue [weather] Sunny & hot

John Bryers hiked on April 8th, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked at Birks Bridge, over bridge & turned left.Up to Birks, under Buck Crag, Mart Crag, Maiden Castle to top of Harter Fell. [with] With Mya. [weather] Warm day, no cloud & sunshine. Still cool winds at times. Sunny & warm with a cool breeze on ridges

John Fenwick summited on September 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked from the wool pack in. Weather was perfect for walking. Followed walk c402 took a couple of wrong turns along the way. [with] Romany [weather] Sunny with some clouds & some wind. - There is no cattle grid top of Hard Knott Pass as stated on the directions. Headed back via roman hill fort from Hard Knott back down road as we ran out of time to finish.

Richard Marshall conquered on August 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Woolpack Inn Eskdale [with] Andy Pratt [weather] WarmSunny/Cloudy

Dave Eyes scaled on August 22nd, 2020 [from/via/route] PArked at the Wool Pack Inn & walked back up the road to Wha House Bridge. Took the scenic route through the ferns up into the mist to Harter Fell Top. [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Cloudy with a lot of heavy rain & strong wind.

Clare Tait walked up on August 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Birk's Bridge Car Park & following track up & down from The Birks farmhouse. [with] Charlie [weather] Bright sunshine & high temperatures. - Boggy start to the route in the forest section leading to a grassy route up to the top. Amazing views over to the Isle of Man but the top was plagued by insects which meant we couldn't stay to enjoy the whole vista.Underestimated the effects of the unusually hot weather & were feeling rather shaky by the time we got down. Charlie took a tumble & gashed his hand. Were glad to get to the river & the shade!

Paul Macey climbed on July 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] After Green Crag Before Hard Knott

Adrian Howard bagged on June 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Birks Bridge

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Martin Potter (4)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Photo: Tim Hope (94)

Hard Knott above Hardknott Pass seen from Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Hard Knott above Hardknott Pass seen from Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Colin Jenkins (28)

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (3)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (centre left), Cam Spout Crag and Slight Side (centre right) with Eskdale below from Ill Crag summit

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (centre left), Cam Spout Crag and Slight Side (centre right) with Eskdale below from Ill Crag summit

Photo: Craig Carter (31)

Forestry Works on Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Forestry Works on Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (6)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Hard Knott

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Hard Knott

Photo: Colin Jenkins (30)

Climbing Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Climbing Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Martin Potter (3)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Eskdale from the summit of Pen (Eskdale)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Eskdale from the summit of Pen (Eskdale)

Photo: Mike Knipe (240)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (453)

Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (8)

Looking south west towards Hard Knott, Harter Fell (Eskdale),  Lingcove Bridge and Eskdale from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Looking south west towards Hard Knott, Harter Fell (Eskdale), Lingcove Bridge and Eskdale from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Graeme Hogg (2)

Grey Friar, Great Carrs from the slopes of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Grey Friar, Great Carrs from the slopes of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Martin Potter (2)

Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) and Harter Fell (Eskdale) from White Maiden

Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) and Harter Fell (Eskdale) from White Maiden

Photo: Christine Shepherd (145)

A cairn on Yew Bank (Blawith Fells) with Harter Fell (Eskdale) in the distance (right)

A cairn on Yew Bank (Blawith Fells) with Harter Fell (Eskdale) in the distance (right)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (269)

On the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

On the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (97)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (472)

Green Crag summit cairn with Harter Fell (Eskdale) beyond

Green Crag summit cairn with Harter Fell (Eskdale) beyond

Photo: Colin Jenkins (24)

Crags on the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Crags on the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (96)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (93)


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