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Location: Cumbria, England, Europe

Object Title: Gale Road car Park

Route Type: Hike

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: Easy

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Page By: fdoctor

Created/Edited: Jan 21, 2006 / Jan 21, 2006

Object ID: 168290

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Approach


From Keswick take the A591 out of town towards Bassenthwite Village and after crossing the Crossthwaite Roundabout turn immediately right onto the minor road towards Applethwaite. After a mile turn sharp right towards the Underscar Country Club Hotel and continue to the end and park. Now put your hiking boots on!

Route Description


The map I use for this area is Ordnance Survey, Outdoor Leisure 4, The English Lakes, North Western Area, 1:25,000 scale. The table below shows a set of waypoints for this route together with start and finish points which can be programmed into a GPS. Note that these are OS grid references and NOT Lat. & Long. Positions and that the Bearing and Distance information is an “as the crow flies” bearing and distance to the next peak or waypoint.





PositionElevation (ft) GridRef.GridRef BearingºDistance
(mile)
Car
Park
967NY28085253350390.2
Left
Turn
1002NY28295255803231.71
Little
Man
2814NY26675278053190.6
Allerdale
Track
3013NY26060285553560.34
Skiddaw
Summit
3054NY26040290951760.34
Allerdale
Track
3013NY26060285552310.45
Carl Side2437NY25480281152110.22
Bear Left2172NY25290278201681.07
Millbeck385NY25615261251061.61
Car Park967NY2808525335  


There really is very little to say about this route it is very “straight-line-ish” and easy. The map and waypoints will help you in cloud or bad weather but this is a very visible route in that you can see it most of the way to the summit
For an interactive map of the summit which can be “extended” in any direction click multimap

Essential Gear


Good hiking boots/shoes, waterproof and windproof clothing.

Miscellaneous Info


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