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Walks from Wasdale Head

HandiHikes Ltd

Published January 17th 2011
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HandiHikes is an innovative new range of 18 compact, waterproof hiking guides featuring 60 of the best walking routes in the Lake District. Each guide is printed on tough, durable plastic and includes:- A carefully selected area of 1:25,000 scaleMoreHandiHikes is an innovative new range of 18 compact, waterproof hiking guides featuring 60 of the best walking routes in the Lake District. Each guide is printed on tough, durable plastic and includes:- A carefully selected area of 1:25,000 scale Ordnance Survey® Explorer mapping data-- A choice of 3 or 4 clearly annotated routes to suit your ability, or your mood-- HandiHints for how to link up our routes to make your own-- HandiLikes, including best viewpoints and our favourite places to eat or drink (very important after a day in the hills)-- Hints on navigation, if you need them-- Practical tips for safer walking- and- All this information on a single sheet which effortlessly folds away to fit neatly in your pocket, making it nice and easy to use on the hills.Map 17 - Walks from Wasdale HeadSurrounded by Lakeland giants including Scafell Pike, Englands highest peak at 978m, Wasdale is truly a hikers paradise. With imposing fells rising steeply from the valley floor, the routes from Wasdale Head are not for the faint-hearted. That said, there are fantastic walks in all directions, good paths and terrific views, if youre ready to take up the challenge. Well worth the drive.Map 17 gives you a choice of the following routes:- Route 1 - Scafell Pike via Mickledore, 5.5 miles, 4 - 5 hours, Difficult- Route 2 - Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route, 7 miles, 5 - 6 hours, Difficult- Route 3 - Great Gable, 5.5 miles, 4 - 5 hours, Difficult- Route 4 - Kirk Fell, 6 miles, 4 - 5 hours, Difficult