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Hartsop, Hartsop Dodd, Stony Cove Pike & Kirkstone Pass
Introduction to Walk 3309

Photo from the walk - Hartsop, Hartsop Dodd, Stony Cove Pike & Kirkstone Pass

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 2400 feet / 727 metres

Grade - moderate

This Lake District hike includes two Wainwrights and a famous Lakeland Pass so is never short of interest. The first part of the walk involves a steep ascent but this is not as bad as it looks. Once the summit of Hartsop Dodd is reached the going is relatively easy and straightforward. The second Wainwright of Stony Cove Pike is soon reached followed by the descent to Kirkstone Pass and Brothers Water.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL5Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer OL5Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP
Ordnance Survey Landranger 90Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 90Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP
A-Z Lake District Northern FellsAtlas1:25kBUY ATLAS

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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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.

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