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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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 an English Mountain (Hewitt) (140th highest in England, 242nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 112). Harter Fell (Eskdale) is also known as an English Nuttall (188th highest in England, 325th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (45th highest in England, 687th highest in the UK). The summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Hard Knott at 549m (1802ft). Hard Knott is classified as an Wainwright (No. 151). Hard Knott is also known as an English Dewey (73rd highest in England, 167th in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (64th highest in England, 879th 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 an Wainwright (No. 176).


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

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

Esk Pike from Hard Knott

Photo: David Hayter (198)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - A dusting of snow on Crinckle Crags from Great Moss

A dusting of snow on Crinckle Crags from Great Moss

Photo: David Elliott (4)

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

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Hard Knott

Photo: Colin Jenkins (30)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Ennerdale Water from halfway up Rake Beck on the lower SW slopes of Great Borne

Ennerdale Water from halfway up Rake Beck on the lower SW slopes of Great Borne

Photo: Christine Shepherd (859)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Hard Knott above Hardknott Pass seen from Harter Fell (Eskdale)

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

Photo: Colin Jenkins (28)

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

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

Hard Knott summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (852)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Upper Eskdale and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from above Lingcove Bridge

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

Photo: David Hayter (384)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Mike Knipe (238)

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

Eskdale from Lingcove Bridge

Photo: Colin Jenkins (34)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Birker Fell (Eskdale) crags from Eskdale

Birker Fell (Eskdale) crags from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (91)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Clouds gathering over Birker Fell & Harter Crag (Eskdale) from Eskdale

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

Photo: David Hayter (197)

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

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Photo: Tim Hope (94)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Devoke Water from Green Crag

Devoke Water from Green Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (24)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Martin Potter (4)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Harter Fell and Green Crag from Boat How

Harter Fell and Green Crag from Boat How

Photo: Andy Malcolm (165)

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

Hard Knott from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (92)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Eel Tarn taken en-route to Sca Fell from Eskdale

Eel Tarn taken en-route to Sca Fell from Eskdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (92)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Green Crag from the summit cairn on Crook Crag

Green Crag from the summit cairn on Crook Crag

Photo: Colin Jenkins (25)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Eskdale from the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Eskdale from the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Colin Jenkins (27)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Esk Pike and Great Moss (foreground) from Hard Knott

Esk Pike and Great Moss (foreground) from Hard Knott

Photo: David Hayter (200)

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

Doctor Bridge, Eskdale

Photo: David Hayter (201)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Climbing Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Climbing Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Martin Potter (3)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Forestry Works on Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Forestry Works on Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (6)

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

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Scafell Pike from Great Moss

Scafell Pike from Great Moss

Photo: Rob Barklamb (13)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - The Scafell Range and Great Moss (foreground) from Hard Knott

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

Photo: David Hayter (199)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale)

The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (857)

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

Lingcove Bridge

Photo: Colin Jenkins (36)

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

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

Lingcove Bridge

Photo: David Hayter (386)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Bowfell from near Scale Bridge, Eskdale

Bowfell from near Scale Bridge, Eskdale

Photo: Rob Barklamb (12)

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

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Looking up to Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) from near the top of Birker Force, Eskdale

Looking up to Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) from near the top of Birker Force, Eskdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (25)

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

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Hard Knott from above Lingcove Bridge

Hard Knott from above Lingcove Bridge

Photo: David Hayter (385)

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

Hardknott Pass

Photo: Brett Dukes (2)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Lingcove Bridge Waterfall

Lingcove Bridge Waterfall

Photo: Colin Jenkins (35)

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

Gate Crag from Eskdale

Photo: Colin Jenkins (18)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) summit cairn

Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (854)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (472)

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

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (858)

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

Lingcove Bridge

Photo: David Swales (16)

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

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - The head of Eskdale from Great Moss

The head of Eskdale from Great Moss

Photo: Rob Barklamb (5)

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

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - On the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

On the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (97)

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

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - On Green Crag (Ulpha Fell)

On Green Crag (Ulpha Fell)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (853)

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

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (93)

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

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

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit trig point

Photo: Colin Jenkins (26)

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

Brotherilkeld

Photo: David Hayter (387)

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

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Crags on the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Crags on the summit of Harter Fell (Eskdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (96)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

The view from Harter Fell (Eskdale) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (95)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Low Birker Tarn

Low Birker Tarn

Photo: Colin Jenkins (20)

Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale - Green Crag (behind right) from Foxbield Moss

Green Crag (behind right) from Foxbield Moss

Photo: Colin Jenkins (22)


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