Guided Walk: Bowfell Circular


© Owen Osmotherley

12 July 2019

A strenuous hike up The Band to Three Tarns and the Wainwright summit of mighty Bowfell. Return by Ore Gap, Angle Tarn and Mickleden.

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Find out about the 214 'Wainwright' fells

  • Starts from: Old Dungeon Ghyll NT car park at 09:30 am
    see start point descriptions here.
  • Postcode: LA22 9JY
  • Grid reference: NY 286 061
  • Price: Adult £15, child free
  • Parking charges apply
  • Length: 12.6 km, 7.8 miles
  • Total ascent: 859 m (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 902 m
  • Duration: 7.0 hours
  • Grade: Very hard
  • Grade description: Long, full-day mountain walks of 10 – 19 km (6 – 12 miles). Expect sustained, occasionally very steep ascents and descents over loose, slippery rocky ground. Possibly some scrambling. A high level of fitness and stamina is required. If in doubt, we strongly recommend trying a hard grade walk first. Not suitable for children with limited experience of fell walking.

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