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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 an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


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140th highest in England,
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Harter Fell (Eskdale) Summit

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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)

Richard Marchant walked up Harter Fell (Eskdale) on September 17th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at at a forest car park about 4 miles from Cockley Beck further down in Dunnerdale. From here I walked North up to Hard Knott Pass & across the road up to Hard Knott. I returned to the pass & headed south up on to Harter Fell then on again to Green Cragg. Then from here I headed Eastward across the moor to Dunnerdale Forest & descended back to the car. [with] On my Own [weather] Clear Sunny day with little or no breeze.

Kevin Foster climbed Harter Fell (Eskdale) on January 24th, 2022 [from/via/route] Burka Bridge. [with] By myself. [weather] Misty with low cloud. - Summit rocks quite slippery but manageable with care. Zero visibility.

Christine Shepherd bagged Harter Fell (Eskdale) on October 29th, 2009 [from/via/route] I walked from the bottom of Hardknott Pass. [with] On my own [weather] Showery - Just went up & down by the same route as my husband was waiting in the car. Climbed again from Birks Bridge on 21.11.2021 straight up & down. I came down the steep descent in the dark with a head torch.I was glad to see the car.

Graham Gerrard hiked Harter Fell (Eskdale) on November 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] Dunnerdale forest car park, 1 of 3 cars. [weather] Beautiful sunny 12 degrees - Followed the forest road around the summit which is very pleasant, some scrambling to the top once out of the forest & decided to come down the most direct route , as shown on the map, which is quite a scramble.

John King summited Harter Fell (Eskdale) on September 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Hard Knott Pass [weather] Overcast & cool & little wind

Pete George conquered Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 24th, 2021 [with] Roco [weather] Misty

Wayne Baxter scaled Harter Fell (Eskdale) 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 walked up Harter Fell (Eskdale) 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 climbed Harter Fell (Eskdale) 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 bagged Harter Fell (Eskdale) on August 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Woolpack Inn Eskdale [with] Andy Pratt [weather] WarmSunny/Cloudy

Dave Eyes hiked Harter Fell (Eskdale) 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 summited Harter Fell (Eskdale) 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 conquered Harter Fell (Eskdale) on July 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] After Green Crag Before Hard Knott

Adrian Howard scaled Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Birks Bridge

Andrew Johnson walked up Harter Fell (Eskdale) on November 13th, 2019 [from/via/route] Eskdale [weather] Cloudy

Elaine Evans climbed Harter Fell (Eskdale) on September 30th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Jubilee Bridge to edge of Hardknott Forest, across to Green Crag then back to main path & up to Harter Fell summit before descending to join original path & back to car. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Bright sunny day to begin with, then light drizzle, followed by mist on tops , then fair but overcast, not cold. - Very boggy on way to & from Green Crag.

Christina Lander bagged Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 25th, 2019 [from/via/route] Jubilee Bridge - Harter Fell - top of Hardknott Pass - Hardknott Castle Roman Fort - Jubilee Bridge [with] Dick & Meg [weather] Warm & dry, sunny spells

Caroline Winter hiked Harter Fell (Eskdale) on April 9th, 2019 [from/via/route] Jubilee bridge in EskDale, Harter Fell [with] Becky [weather] Great views & sunny, light breeze on top, great visibility - After a hair raising ride over Hardknott pass with dodgy handbrake & a not too healthy clutch, we parked up & headed up along minor track-well trodden. Scrambled up crag, opposite cairned crag & most pleasant, easy walk down.

David Watson summited Harter Fell (Eskdale) on August 31st, 2018 [from/via/route] Jubilee Bridge [weather] Sunny

Les Wrightson conquered Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 16th, 2018 [from/via/route] C402 [with] Self [weather] Sunny - Met Tony & sue for a meal

Vic Royle scaled Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 22nd, 2018 [from/via/route] Pout Howe & Slash the hungry horse [with] Team Wiggle First T Shirt Outing [weather] Glorious - A mile closer than we thought, fuzzy felt clay mountains. 180 peak repeater...wtf??? Alfie the labrabear. Wainwright geek guide & his less than impressed girlfriend, I spy with my sheepy spine, kendal boiled sausage, Alexa meets Jay & they become buddies. Everyone lies in, Mins till 0930 then mega strop morning, 10 mile slog & Blade & Rose wriggle

Simon Myerscough walked up Harter Fell (Eskdale) on April 5th, 2009 [from/via/route] C402 [with] Martin [weather] Warm & sunny at times - Lost Guinness hat on Harter Fell. Great waterfalls & river Esk

Michael Nolan climbed Harter Fell (Eskdale) on November 9th, 2017 [with] Jams and Lucy and Duncan [weather] good

John Walter bagged Harter Fell (Eskdale) on July 18th, 2017 [with] Tricia [weather] Warm

Simon Boddy hiked Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] Hard Knott pass [with] HF Holidays [weather] Breezy with occasional showers

Phillip Bulley summited Harter Fell (Eskdale) on May 10th, 2017 [from/via/route] via Hardknott Pass. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny but windy.

Chris Sheard conquered Harter Fell (Eskdale) on July 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] Up from Birks Bridge [with] Sue & Bruce [weather] Cold misty & partly sunny - Tough ascent - Sue never ceases to amaze me, was very confident today

Richard Fulcher scaled Harter Fell (Eskdale) on May 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Woolpack Inn, Hardknott [with] Jen [weather] Sunny, clear blue sky, windy - An enjoyable walk except for the boggy stretch between Green Crag & the edge of the Dunnerdale Forest i.e. the direct route up Harter Fell. Jen waited near Spothow Gill whilst I ascended Harter Fell. We returned via the path that traces a route down to Penny Hill farm & Doctor Bridge.

Anthony Scott walked up Harter Fell (Eskdale) on May 3rd, 2017 [from/via/route] YHA Eskdale [with] me [weather] Glorious! Blue sky, 15 degrees. Just a bit windy

Tracey Cowell climbed Harter Fell (Eskdale) on January 21st, 2017 [with] John Pheonix Hutchinson, Ian & Ann Price, Shane Woods, Anita Gardiner, Teresa Harris, David Powell, Stephen Green and Samson [weather] Sun

Mark Davidson bagged Harter Fell (Eskdale) on November 1st, 2005 [with] Alone [weather] Cool but nice & sunny, just lovely for November

Stephen Eddy hiked Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Boot [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Cloudy - Via Green Crag

Christine Knowles summited Harter Fell (Eskdale) on May 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] Woolpack Inn via Green Crag [with] Graham [weather] Warm day, bit windy - Didn't climb to top of rocky bits!

Phill Brown conquered Harter Fell (Eskdale) on April 7th, 1978 [with] Anne,Eddy, Molly [weather] Misty

Carl Abbott has scaled Harter Fell (Eskdale) [with] Sue Ibbotson

David Lord walked up Harter Fell (Eskdale) on May 6th, 2014 [from/via/route] Lovely pub (name escapes me) about a mile or so through Boot towards Hardknot Pass. Over Doctors bridge & part a few cottages before starting the accent. [with] Debbie Lord [weather] Lovely sunny day. - A really good walk but we had difficulty getting to the road that takes you back to the Roman ruins.

Tony Rogerson climbed Harter Fell (Eskdale) on March 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] Jubilee Bridge & Roman Fort [with] Darren Floss Robbie & Ruby [weather] Sunny & warm

Kevin Parnham bagged Harter Fell (Eskdale) on August 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] From Woolpack Inn,Eskdale via Green Crag [with] Jo and Charlotte [weather] Wet & windy until Hard Knott

Jan Dixon hiked Harter Fell (Eskdale) on August 30th, 2015 [from/via/route] The Woolpack to Green Crag & over the Harter Fell [with] Tia and Anya [weather] warm & overcast

David Noble summited Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] The woolpack [with] Solo [weather] Overcast & rain

Andy Betesta conquered Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] Jubilee Bridge anti-clockwise [with] Wendy, Jane, Alan, Chris & Derek [weather] Sunny

Harry Meijer scaled Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] custom walk [with] The Lake District Walker

Charlie Housley walked up Harter Fell (Eskdale) on April 12th, 2015 [from/via/route] From the parking spot at Jubilee Bridge & along the well defined path. [with] Candy...the dog. [weather] Not very good at all. Encountered a white out on Hardknott, which turned to rain once we got down here.

Victoria Bates climbed Harter Fell (Eskdale) on February 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Woolpack Inn [with] Mark [weather] Cold, windy, some snow showers - Boggy

Keith Eastman bagged Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 28th, 2014 [from/via/route] c402

Craig Steeland hiked Harter Fell (Eskdale) on July 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Birks Bridge in Duddon Valley via long Forestry Commission track [with] On my own [weather] Partly sunny & warm. Some drifting mist & haziness. - Couldn't find direct path up through the woods near Birks Bridge. Steep climb. Fantastic summit rocks which required scrambling to get to the top.

Marcus Bradshaw summited Harter Fell (Eskdale) on April 25th, 2014 [from/via/route] Harter Fell , Green Crag NOT FROM ESKDALE THOUGH [with] marcus [weather] Overcast - not a good idea doing this walk from Dudden Valley . Hard scramble up .

Steve Frank conquered Harter Fell (Eskdale) on April 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Boot

Michael Lewis has scaled Harter Fell (Eskdale) [from/via/route] Esky ale [with] The family one weekend we stopped in a ropes pub

Clive Ward walked up Harter Fell (Eskdale) on June 2nd, 2010 [from/via/route] Grassguards ascent & Birks Bridge on descent [with] Hazel [weather] Great day. - Same day Derrick Bird shootings in Cumbria. Helicopters, police, ambulances in valley

Derek Parkin climbed Harter Fell (Eskdale) on July 15th, 2013 [with] lynn parkin

Kevan Cassley bagged Harter Fell (Eskdale) on April 7th, 2013 [from/via/route] Straight up & down as shown on c145 Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Birks Bridge [with] Wife Amanda and daughter Paige [weather] Lovely day, sunny & clear, around 12C - Great walk, tough climb up but well worth it for the views

Iain Taylor hiked Harter Fell (Eskdale) on April 22nd, 2011 [from/via/route] Dunnerdale Forest (SD 23526 99537)

Darren Mortimer summited Harter Fell (Eskdale) on October 14th, 2012 [from/via/route] Wa Hause [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Fine with some sun - Used walk c402 very wet & boggy but much fun

Bill Rowlands conquered Harter Fell (Eskdale) on September 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Birks Bridge [with] Jake, the chocolate lab [weather] Warm, cloudy

Simon Smith scaled Harter Fell (Eskdale) on July 22nd, 2012 [weather] Overcast & very windy, especially at the summit!

Aileen Robinson walked up Harter Fell (Eskdale) on July 6th, 2007 [from/via/route] Hardknott Pass, Harter Fell, Hardknott Roman Fort [with] School, Jude, Andy M, Andy S [weather] Rain, mist, cold - Conquered the summit but could not see the views

Adrian Roberts, Dawn Roberts, David Kelley, Jenny Godfrey, Leon Potts, Andrew Martin, Raymond Barnett, Edward Wells, David Butterfield, Louis Smith, David Sheret, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Paul Booth, Neil Heywood, Rob Barklamb, Christine Hobson, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, John Kendall, Louise Sandwith, Jacqui Smith, Paul Stevens, John Cuthbert, Ian Walkden, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, John Southward, David Kelley, Stephen Millington, Simon Ellis, Jeanette Coward, David Heyes, Ray O'hara and Linda Walker have all walked, climbed & bagged Harter Fell (Eskdale).

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Duddon Valley and the Seathwaite Fells (Dow Crag & Brown Pike) from the path up Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Duddon Valley and the Seathwaite Fells (Dow Crag & Brown Pike) from the path up Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (855)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Photo: Tim Hope (94)

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)

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)

Green Crag summit cairn with Harter Fell (Eskdale) beyond

Green Crag summit cairn with Harter Fell (Eskdale) beyond

Photo: Colin Jenkins (24)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (93)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (472)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Mike Knipe (238)

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)

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)

On the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

On the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (97)

Eskdale from the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Eskdale from the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Colin Jenkins (27)

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)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Martin Potter (4)

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)

Climbing Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Climbing Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Martin Potter (3)

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

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

Photo: Colin Jenkins (28)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Hard Knott

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Hard Knott

Photo: Colin Jenkins (30)

Sun setting in the Duddon Valley and the Seathwaite Fells (Dow Crag, Brown Pike & Walna Scar) from the path up Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Sun setting in the Duddon Valley and the Seathwaite Fells (Dow Crag, Brown Pike & Walna Scar) from the path up Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (856)

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)


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