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Eight Lakeland Mountain Passes


72 km / 45 miles
A kanter from Brian Richmond, with a self devised route linking grid references. While it might be done in one day, two days are suggested with four passes each day. There is no time limit. It is aimed at experienced walkers with good map and compass skills and involves some 16,000ft of ascent.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Very Challenging
National Park
Start: NY407026 - Troutbeck, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Finish: NY194150 - Gatesgarth Farm, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2010

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Description - PDF Eight Lakeland Mountain Passes Grid References  (Peter Grayson ) Download File
Badge & Certificate Badge & Certificate for Eight Lakeland Mountain Passes  (Peter Grayson )
Looseleaf Eight Lakeland Mountain Passes: Grid References List  (Peter Grayson  - 2010 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 89, 90
OS Landranger Active 89, 90
OS Explorer 4, 5, 6, 7
OS Explorer Active 4, 5, 6, 7

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Route Profile:

72.6 km (45.1 miles)
4,747 m (15,574 ft) ascent
936 m (3,071 ft)  maximum height

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