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Sunday, 12 August 2007

Walk for Sunday 12th August Ennerdale and Steeple Circuit

Ennerdale & Steeple Circuit

Start Point: Forestry Commision car park @ the W. end of Ennerdale Water

(GR – NY 085154 @ 09.00am)

Description: The first third (or so) of this walk is a gentle wander alongside Ennerdale Water. After heading E. from the E. end of the lake for about another mile & a half we turn S. and head, steeply, up to the top of Steeple (819 m). Next we head SW then NW along the ridge, taking in Scoat Fell, Haycock, Caw Fell, Iron Crag, Crag Fell and Grike before descending back to the car park.

Distance: 13.75 miles (22 km)

Total Ascent: 1150 metres (3773 ft.)

High Point: Steeple (819 m / 2687 ft.)

Time: 8 / 9 hours

Grade: 4

Car Share: Meet at the Low Wood Hotel @ 08.00am

Leader: Dan (on 01229 832840 [eves.] or 07919 831237)

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