Kentmere Horseshoe

A classic horseshoe route to include 8 summits (8 Wainwrights) all in 1 day. Looking into 5 valleys along the way

This classic horseshoe route starts with the ascent to Yoke (Wainwright No 1), via the Garburn Pass... this initial push up the hill leads to a wonderful rolling skyline, so well worth the climb to this first peak. Moving onto Ill Bell (Wainwright No 2), then Froswick (Wainwright No 3) before the head of the Troutbeck Valley where we tick Thornthwaite Crag (Wainwright No 4), more famously known as The Beacon, as it can be seen from miles around. Moving up Racecourse Hill to the High Street Summit (Wainwright No 5), and across to Mardale Ill Bell (Wainwright No 6) dropping to the Nan Bield Pass with views down to Haweswater. Heading back up to tick Harter Fell (Wainwright No 7) with its unusual metal structure to mark the summit. Returning above the Kentmere Reservoir the last summit of the day is Kentmere Pike (Wainwright No 8).

£150 for one walker + £30 each additional walker

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Done several walks with Nic. She is very quick to see and adapt walks to peoples abilities. Also very knowledgeable about the area and would recommend walks with the company.

Gill Flynn2022

Fantastic long day out - great guiding

Aaron Langton2023








upper Kentmere Valley

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