Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale

Some of the quieter fells


Route outline for walk c402:

Eskdale  -  The Woolpack Inn  -  Doctor Bridge  -  Low Birker  -  Birker Force  -  Low Birker Tarn  -  Green Crag (Ulpha Fell)  -  Crook Crag  -  Harter Fell (Eskdale)  -  Dunnerdale Forest  -  Hardknott Pass  -  Hardknott Gill  -  Hard Knott  -  Yew Bank  -  Lingcove Beck  -  Lingcove Bridge  -  Great Moss  -  Brotherilkeld  -  Taw House Farm  -  Wha House Farm  -  The River Esk  -  The Woolpack Inn  -  Eskdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Harter Fell (Eskdale) at 654m (2146ft). Harter Fell (Eskdale) is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (140th highest in England, 242nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 112). Harter Fell (Eskdale) is also known as a English Nuttall (189th highest in England, 323rd highest in England & Wales). Harter Fell (Eskdale) is also classified as a English Marilyn (45th highest in England, 686th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Hard Knott at 549m (1802ft). Hard Knott is classified as a Wainwright (No. 151). Hard Knott is also known as a English Dewey (73rd highest in England, 165th in England & Wales)Hard Knott is also classified as a English Marilyn (64th highest in England, 878th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) at 489m (1604ft). Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 176).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

OS Landranger Map 89 & 96
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale

In no particular order . . .

The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (95)

Gate Crag from Eskdale

Gate Crag from Eskdale

Photo: Colin Jenkins (18)

Looking up to Green Crag from near the top of Birker Force, Eskdale

Looking up to Green Crag from near the top of Birker Force, Eskdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (25)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Hard Knott

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Hard Knott

Photo: Colin Jenkins (30)

The head of Eskdale from Great Moss

The head of Eskdale from Great Moss

Photo: Rob Barklamb (5)

From left to right: Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Cold Pike, Little Stand and finally the shoulder of Grey Friar from the summit of Hard Knott

From left to right: Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Cold Pike, Little Stand and finally the shoulder of Grey Friar from the summit of Hard Knott

Photo: Colin Jenkins (31)

Upper Eskdale and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from above Lingcove Bridge

Upper Eskdale and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from above Lingcove Bridge

Photo: David Hayter (384)

Crags on the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Crags on the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (96)

Crook Crag (left) and Green Crag (behind right) from Low Birker Tarn

Crook Crag (left) and Green Crag (behind right) from Low Birker Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (21)

Harter Fell and Green Crag from Boat How

Harter Fell and Green Crag from Boat How

Photo: Andy Malcolm (165)


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