Trail (UK) - - LAKE DISTRICT -

Dis­tance 17.5km (10¾ miles) To­tal ascent 1570m Time 7½ hours Start Wasdale Head (NY187085)

Near­est town Gos­forth Ter­rain Val­ley tracks, rough pack­horse track, steep side val­ley, rocky zigzags, high col, nar­row tra­verse path, scree, ex­posed path, steep moun­tain path, stony sum­mit plateau, rounded ridges, ex­posed col, nar­row crests, steep ridge, and lake­side road

Maps OS Lan­dranger (1:50,000) 89, OS Ex­plorer (1:25,000) OL4 & OL6, Har­vey Bri­tish Moun­tain Map (1:40,000) Lake Dis­trict, Har­vey Su­per­walker (1:25,000) Lake Dis­trict West Ac­com­mo­da­tion Wasdale Hall Youth Hos­tel, 0345 371 9350, Na­tional Trust Camp­site Wasdale Head, 01946 726220,­tion­al­trust. Wad­sale Head Inn rooms and camp­site, 019467 26229, Tourist info www.go­

Trans­port Train to Seas­cale or to Dale­garth (Eskdale) via the Raven­glass and Eskdale Rail­way, 08457 484950. No buses to Wasdale Head. Guide­books

A Pic­to­rial Guide to the Lake­land Fells The Western Fells by A. Wain­wright, pb Fran­cis Lin­coln

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