Angle Tarn and Rest Dodd

A Patterdale walk posted on 20/06/19 by Aurelie-21. Update : 16/07/19

A steady climb up to Angle Tarn from Hartsop via Boredale Hause followed by a stroll along a ridge with great views over to Helvellyn then up to Rest Dodd dropping down to Hayeswater and back to the car park.

Technical sheet
Calculated time Calculated time: 4h15[?]
Distance Distance : 6.43mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 1831ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 1808ft
Highest point Highest point : 2257ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 522ft
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Lake District
Location Location : Patterdale
Starting point Starting point : N 54.508783° / W 2.912611°
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Angle Tarn

Description

Grid ref. of the car park is NY 41004 13003 and the nearest postcode is CA11 0NY.

(D/A) Start walking toward Kirkstone Pass and turn right in Cross Gate before the road end.

(1) Go slightly right. At the top of the hill, when the path splits, take the first one on the right and follow the Coast to Coast Walk path.

(2) Leave the Coast to Coast Walk path by using the path on your left. This way will lead you to Rest Rodd summit.

(3) From the summit, walk down the hill towards Hayeswater until you reach a bridge crossing Hayeswater Gill.

(4) Cross the bridge, walk along Hayeswater Gill and cross again a bridge. Keep following the path until you reach the car park (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. mi 0 - Car park
1 : mi 1.26 - alt. mi 1.26
2 : mi 3.81 - alt. mi 3.81
3 : mi 4.43 - alt. mi 4.43 - Rest Rodd summit - Rest Rodd
4 : mi 5.31 - alt. mi 5.31 - Bridge across Hayeswater Gill - Bridge across Hayeswater Gill
D/A : mi 6.43 - alt. mi 6.43 - Car park

Useful Information

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