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Harter Fell & Green Crag

Harter Fell & Green Crag


Postby andy63 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:05 am

Wainwrights included on this walk: Green Crag, Harter Fell (Southern Fells)

Hewitts included on this walk: Harter Fell (Southern Fells)

Date walked: 21/10/2012

Time taken: 5.9

Distance: 12 km

Ascent: 840m

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I started from the car park near Jubilee Bridge in Eskdale. There's a good path up to the rocky summit of Harter Fell.The weather was sunny and there were a few people on Harter Fell, but I had Green Crag all to myself.
From the bottom of Harter Fell there's a very muddy track through some woods and then a wet but easy to follow path up to Green Crag.
The path back to Eskdale was less well defined.A lot of the way I didn't know if I was on the real path or just a sheep track.Eventually I found a dirt track going down to the valley and then it was a short walk along the road back to the start.

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Jubilee Bridge

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Harter Fell

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Harter Fell summit

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Scafell etc.

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Coniston fells

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Green Crag summit

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Back towards the car park. I think the hill is Hard Knott.
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Re: Harter Fell & Green Crag

Postby ChrisW » Tue Oct 23, 2012 3:19 pm

Lovely hike Andy, great weather and best of all at lest one section all to yourself :thumbup:
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Re: Harter Fell & Green Crag

Postby richardkchapman » Sat Oct 27, 2012 5:11 pm

Very nice - I love Harter Fell. Not so fond of Green Crag, though that may be because it was very foggy (and boggy) the day I climbed it.
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