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.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
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)
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
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