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Three Rings of Shap - Ring 1 Mosedale

Cumbria

Ring 1 MOSEDALE (18 miles): Travelling west from Shap this ring passes above the aptly named Wet Sleddale reservoir to reach remote Mosedale Cottage via quiet and secluded moorland. It then ascends two of Haweswater's 'Wainwrights', Branstree and Selside Pike, offering superb views of High Street and Eastern Lakeland. Descending to the hidden valley of Swindale with its magnificent waterfalls and the Truss Gap checkpoint the route returns to Shap through the hamlets of Rosgill and Keld passing historic Shap Abbey on the way.

The route is one of the Three Rings of Shap, three separate circular routes each starting at Shap village. The routes visit remote moorlands and navigational skills are required.

A free route description is available for public download from the LDWA Cumbria website link below, or from this website from the main Three Rings page (for LDWA members to download). The route description covers all three Rings.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Very Challenging
Moorland
Start and Finish: NY563151 - Shap, Cumbria View on StreetMap
Web Sites: LDWA Cumbria

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From
Path
Along
Path
Self-catering
High Swinklebank Farm  (bookable online)
5 Km
17 Km
B & B Accommodation
New Ing Lodge  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
40 Km

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Route Profile:

30.6 Km (19.0 miles)
1,083 m (3,553 ft) ascent
708 m (2,323 ft)  maximum height

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