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 . . .

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

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

Photo: Colin Jenkins (28)

Esk Pike and Great Moss (foreground) from Hard Knott

Esk Pike and Great Moss (foreground) from Hard Knott

Photo: David Hayter (200)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Mike Knipe (238)

Low Birker Tarn

Low Birker Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (20)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (472)

Hard Knott from Eskdale

Hard Knott from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (92)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Hard Knott

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Hard Knott

Photo: Colin Jenkins (30)

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: Colin Jenkins (26)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Martin Potter (4)

Devoke Water from Green Crag

Devoke Water from Green Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (24)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Photo: Tim Hope (94)

Scafell Pike from Great Moss

Scafell Pike from Great Moss

Photo: Rob Barklamb (13)

Green Crag from the summit cairn on Crook Crag

Green Crag from the summit cairn on Crook Crag

Photo: Colin Jenkins (25)

Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston from the summit of Yew Bank

Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston from the summit of Yew Bank

Photo: Andy Malcolm (137)

Hard Knott from above Lingcove Bridge

Hard Knott from above Lingcove Bridge

Photo: David Hayter (385)

Eskdale from Lingcove Bridge

Eskdale from Lingcove Bridge

Photo: Colin Jenkins (34)

The Dunnerdale Horseshoe - featuring Stickle Pike (Dunnerdale Fells), Great Stickle, The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells) and Raven's Crag

The Dunnerdale Horseshoe - featuring Stickle Pike (Dunnerdale Fells), Great Stickle, The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells) and Raven's Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (161)

Hardknott Pass

Hardknott Pass

Photo: Brett Dukes (2)

Crags on the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Crags on the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (96)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags (Long Top) from Hard Knott

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags (Long Top) from Hard Knott

Photo: Colin Jenkins (32)

Wha House Farm and Esk Dale with Kepple Crag beyond from Hare Crag

Wha House Farm and Esk Dale with Kepple Crag beyond from Hare Crag

Photo: David Hayter (376)

Green Crag (behind right) from Foxbield Moss

Green Crag (behind right) from Foxbield Moss

Photo: Colin Jenkins (22)

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)

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

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

Photo: David Hayter (384)

A dusting of snow on Crinckle Crags from Great Moss

A dusting of snow on Crinckle Crags from Great Moss

Photo: David Elliott (4)

The Scafell Range and Great Moss (foreground) from Hard Knott

The Scafell Range and Great Moss (foreground) from Hard Knott

Photo: David Hayter (199)

Clouds gathering over Birker Fell & Harter Crag (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Clouds gathering over Birker Fell & Harter Crag (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Photo: David Hayter (197)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (93)

Lingcove Bridge

Lingcove Bridge

Photo: David Swales (16)

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)

Gate Crag from Eskdale

Gate Crag from Eskdale

Photo: Colin Jenkins (18)

Brotherilkeld

Brotherilkeld

Photo: David Hayter (387)

The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (95)

*Northernly Panorama from the summit of Hard Knott featuring Sca Fell, Scafell Pike, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top)

*Northernly Panorama from the summit of Hard Knott featuring Sca Fell, Scafell Pike, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (63)

Birker Fell (Eskdale) crags from Eskdale

Birker Fell (Eskdale) crags from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (91)

Harter Fell and Green Crag from Boat How

Harter Fell and Green Crag from Boat How

Photo: Andy Malcolm (165)

Lingcove Bridge Waterfall

Lingcove Bridge Waterfall

Photo: Colin Jenkins (35)

The head of Eskdale from Great Moss

The head of Eskdale from Great Moss

Photo: Rob Barklamb (5)

Doctor Bridge, Eskdale

Doctor Bridge, Eskdale

Photo: David Hayter (201)

Eel Tarn taken en-route to Sca Fell from Eskdale

Eel Tarn taken en-route to Sca Fell from Eskdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (92)

Esk Pike from Hard Knott

Esk Pike from Hard Knott

Photo: David Hayter (198)

On the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

On the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (97)

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)

Hard Knott summit cairn - with Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags gracing the skyline

Hard Knott summit cairn - with Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags gracing the skyline

Photo: Colin Jenkins (29)

Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag, Great End and Esk Hause from Lingcove Bridge

Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag, Great End and Esk Hause from Lingcove Bridge

Photo: Colin Jenkins (33)

Lingcove Bridge

Lingcove Bridge

Photo: David Hayter (386)

Forestry Works on Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Forestry Works on Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (6)

Bowfell from near Scale Bridge, Eskdale

Bowfell from near Scale Bridge, Eskdale

Photo: Rob Barklamb (12)

Lingcove Bridge

Lingcove Bridge

Photo: Colin Jenkins (36)

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)

Climbing Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Climbing Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Martin Potter (3)

Eskdale from Birker Force (Waterfall) with Illgill Head (centre left) and Sca Fell (centre right) on the horizon

Eskdale from Birker Force (Waterfall) with Illgill Head (centre left) and Sca Fell (centre right) on the horizon

Photo: Colin Jenkins (19)


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