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A circuit of Whiteside, Hopegill Head & Grisedale Pike
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Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - John Paterson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 2510 feet / 761 metres

Grade - moderate

This high level circuit in the north-western fells of the Lake District includes the summits of Whiteside, Hopegill Head & Grisedale Pike. The views are glorious and the walking energetic. What else could you ask for apart from fine weather? 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North Lakeland

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North LakelandThis guidebook contains 57 short half to full-day walks in the northern Lake District. Walking areas include Borrowdale, Newlands, Bassenthwaite, Thirlmere, Ullswater, Haweswater and the area north of Keswick up to Caldbeck. Part of a three-volume series, and predominantly focusing on low-level walks between 2 to 9 miles, and graded for difficulty.
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