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Duddon Horseshoe


31 km / 19 miles
A hard mountain walk for experienced walkers which follows an undulating route around the Duddon Valley, visiting the summits of Harter Fell, Hard Knott, Little Stand, Cold Pike, Swirl How, Dow Crag, White Pike and Caw. It crosses both Hard Knott Pass and Wrynose Pass, two of the highest road passes in the Lakeland area.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Very Challenging
Start and Finish: SD227960 - Seathwaite, Cumbria View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Description - PDF Duddon Horseshoe Grid References  (Peter Grayson ) Download File
Looseleaf Duddon Horseshoe  (Peter Grayson )
Badge & Certificate Badge & Certificate for Duddon Horseshoe  (Peter Grayson )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
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At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 89, 90, 96
OS Landranger Active 89, 90, 96
OS Explorer 6
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Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

Camping Barn
1 km
1 km
Hostel Accommodation
3 km
5 km
Bunk House
4 km
15 km
Hostel Accommodation
2 km
21 km
Hostel Accommodation
3 km
21 km

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Route Profile:

30.2 km (18.8 miles)
1,942 m (6,371 ft) ascent
787 m (2,582 ft)  maximum height

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