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Steel Knotts

Steel Knotts



Grid Reference: NY 44037 18125
Height: 432 metres/1417 feet

"There is a very extensive and beautiful prospect southwards from the far Pennines round to Morecambe Bay and Black Combe."
A.Wainwright

The wonderful ridge of Steel Knotts climbs above the beautiful valley of Martindale, until it reaches the slopes of Wether Hill on the main High Street ridge, the small rocky summit, known as Pikeawassa is a delightful summit with wonderful views.

The valley of Fuesdale, which Steel Knotts encloses too the east is a quiet secluded valley, and makes a good circular walk, well away from the busier higher summits.

  1. Howtown to Pooley Bridge

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 17km / 10 miles
    Ascent: 740m / 2500ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A great linear walk using the Ullswater Steamer, easy terrain and great views over Ullswater throughout

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  2. The Martindale Skyline

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:
    Distance: 22km / 14 miles
    Ascent: 1300m / 4300ft
    Duration: 8 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1

    A long day but easy walking, wonderful views over Martindale and Ullswater

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