Height: 502 metres / 1647 feet Grid reference: NY 51483 09363 Category: The Outlying Fells
Wet Sleddale Horseshoe
Start point: Wet Sleddale Reservoir dam (NY 555 114)
Wet Sleddale Dam – Lunch House – Gray Bull – Sleddale Pike (422) (OF) – Great Saddle Crag (423) (OF) – Ulthwaite Rigg (424) (OF) – Sleddale Hall – Wet Sleddale Dam
Distance: 8.8 miles Total Ascent: 708 metres Time Taken: 3 hours 15 minutes
Weather: Grey, rain shower at the end. 15°C.
A return to the Shap Fells again today for a remote and boggy walk around the aptly named Wet Sleddale Horseshoe. If anything, this seemed even more remote than the previous walks I have done in this area so there was no chance of bumping into anyone on this grey Monday morning!