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Hart Crag



Grid Reference: NY 36907 11208
Height: 822 metres/2697 feet

"The panorama is extensive."
A.W Wainwright

Hart Crag lies at the head of the Rydal Valley, a rocky summit with fine views looking down over the valley below.

Many feet pass over Hart Crag on the rdge between Fairfield and Dove Crag but very few set off in the morning with the intention of climbing Hart Crag.

The summit of Hart Crag is usually crossed as part of The Fairfield Horseshoe route from Ambleside, another popular route is Fairfield from Patterdale where Hart Crag is ascended from the north via the Hartsop Above How ridge.

 

  1. The Fairfield Horseshoe

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 17km / 11 miles
    Ascent: 1110m / 3400ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    On of the classic Lake District horseshoe walks, a long walk with little exposure, easy underfoot

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  2. Fairfield from Patterdale

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 15km / 10 miles
    Ascent: 1070m / 3500ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A long walk with moderate levels of exposure on the descent from Fairfield but wonderful scenery throughout

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  3. Caudale Moor from the shores of Ullswater

    The Patterdale Horseshoe

    £30.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 27km / 17 miles
    Ascent: 2100m / 6900ft
    Duration: 12 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A very challenging day walk over rough ground and plenty of summits

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  4. Ambleside Walking Weekend

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price £40.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: Up to 17km / 11 miles per day
    Ascent: 1110m / 3400ft per day
    Duration: 2 days
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    Two days of great walking on the high fells above Ambleside, including The Fairfield Horseshoe,a classic Lakeland mountain day

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  5. Descending from Scafell Pike

    24 Peak Challenge

    £175.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 50km / 32 miles
    Ascent: 4000m / 13000ft
    Duration: 2 days
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A very long walk over rough ground, a great very hard challenge event

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  6. On Great Rigg

    A Night in Priests Hole

    £80.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 20km / 12 miles
    Ascent: 1200m / 3900ft
    Duration: 2 days
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    Spend the night in a cave high in the mountains,watch the sun rise from the cave

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