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YHA Patterdale to YHA Grasmere

A moderate walk (mountain (above 600m)) in national park Lake District starting and finishing in Cumbria, England, about 11.57km (7.19 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 5:30h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 714m (2342ft)
Loss 784m (2572ft)
Max. Elevation 830m (2723ft)
Elevation (total) 1498m (4914ft)
Start
Patterdale
End
Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, England
Distance 11.57km
(7.19mi)
Duration ~5:30
Difficulty  
Moderate
Created by sybelf on 27 Sep 2011
Walk from Patterdale via St Sunday Crag and Grisedale Tarn and finish in Grasmere. An easy walk but some steep ascents. Excellent view from the top of St Sunday Crag.

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Waypoints

OS Grid NY399156
Start from the YHA and follow the main route; turn left after the church.
Towards St Sunday Crag About 0.98 km (~0.61 miles) from
OS Grid NY390161
Follow a single lane road then turn at the first gate after Close Cottage.
Towards St Sunday Crag 2 About 0.49 km (~0.3 miles) from
OS Grid NY386158
Follow a grass path then turn right onto a steep path.
Towards St Sunday Crag 3 About 0.51 km (~0.32 miles) from
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An extremely steep path!
St Sunday Crag About 2.53 km (~1.57 miles) from
OS Grid NY369134
The path gets easier along Black Crag. A steep path after towards the summit and a long plateau to the top.
Towards Grisedale Tarn About 1.40 km (~0.87 miles) from
OS Grid NY359123
A steep descent towards the tarn; turn right at the pile stone (left to Fairfield).
Grisedale Tarn About 0.77 km (~0.48 miles) from
OS Grid NY352121
A steep descent followed by the passage through a bog and arrive at the tarn.
Towards Grasmere 1 About 0.62 km (~0.39 miles) from
OS Grid NY348116
A light ascent above the tarn and down towards Grasmere.
Towards Grasmere 2 About 0.43 km (~0.27 miles) from
OS Grid NY348112
Descent towards Grasmere then turn left towards Tongue Gill.
Towards Grasmere 3 About 1.65 km (~1.03 miles) from
OS Grid NY340097
A steep descent to start followed by a long calm descent.
Towards Grasmere 4 About 0.80 km (~0.5 miles) from
OS Grid NY336091
Pass a bridge and follow a straight descent towards the main road.
Towards Grasmere 5 About 0.94 km (~0.58 miles) from
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Follow the main road then turn left.
YHA Grasmere About 0.45 km (~0.28 miles) from
OS Grid NY336078
Follow the path through the village centre to arrive at the YHA.

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