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

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Wainwright
(No. 112)

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English Nuttall
188th highest in England,
325th 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

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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

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

Green Crag summit cairn with Harter Fell (Eskdale) beyond

Green Crag summit cairn with Harter Fell (Eskdale) beyond

Photo: Colin Jenkins (24)

The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale)

The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (857)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Photo: Tim Hope (94)

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)

Forestry Works on Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Forestry Works on Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (6)

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) 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) summit

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Mike Knipe (238)

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)

On the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

On the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (97)

Crags on the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Crags on the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (96)

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)

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)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (back), Hard Knott and The Lingcove Valley from Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (back), Hard Knott and The Lingcove Valley from Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (179)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Eskdale from the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Eskdale from the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Colin Jenkins (27)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (858)

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)

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

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

Photo: Colin Jenkins (28)

The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (95)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Martin Potter (4)


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