Fairfield Horseshoe

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Distance: 13.5 miles (21.7 km)
Ascent: 1103 metres
Grade: 77 ()
Allow: 7h 45m to 12h
Start: YHA Ambleside
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A long and strenuous, but fairly straightforward walk around scenic Lake District peaks.

Pen y Fan

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Distance: 8.2 miles (13.2 km)
Ascent: 733 metres
Grade: 56 ()
Allow: 4h 30m to 7h
Start: YHA Brecon Beacons
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A great walk up the highest British peak south of Snowdonia.

Snowdon and Clogwyn Du

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Distance: 11.4 miles (18.3 km)
Ascent: 1222 metres
Grade: 80 ()
Allow: 7h 45m to 11h 45m
Start: YHA Snowdon Ranger
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A scenic and challenging route over popular Snowdon.

Snowdon, Pyg and Miners’

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Distance: 7.5 miles (12.1 km)
Ascent: 824 metres
Grade: 63 ()
Allow: 5h to 7h 30m
Start: YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A classic Snowdon route heading up on the Pyg Track and returning on the Miners’ Track.

Foel Goch and Moel Eilio



Distance: 9.3 miles (15 km)
Ascent: 933 metres
Grade: 64 ()
Allow: 5h 45m to 8h 30m
Start: YHA Snowdon Ranger
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A fantastic alternative route to Snowdon, away from the crowds, with stunning views.

Glyder Fawr and Glyder Fach

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Distance: 6.5 miles (10.5 km)
Ascent: 865 metres
Grade: 74 ()
Allow: 4h 45m to 7h
Start: YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
This is a challenging route for experienced walkers through stunning mountain scenery.

Green Gable and Great Gable

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Distance: 5.7 miles (9.2 km)
Ascent: 748 metres
Grade: 65 ()
Allow: 4h to 6h
Start: YHA Honister Hause
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A spectacular walk taking in the pyramidal Great Gable with views into Wasdale, Ennerdale, Buttermere and Borrowdale

Fleetwith Pike

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Distance: 3.2 miles (5.1 km)
Ascent: 356 metres
Grade: 48 ()
Allow: 2h to 3h
Start: YHA Honister Hause
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A single peak walk through mining heritage to an awesome viewpoint over Buttermere.

Dale Head

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Distance: 4.9 miles (7.9 km)
Ascent: 592 metres
Grade: 63 ()
Allow: 2h 15m to 5h
Start: YHA Honister Hause
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A great single peak route with stunning views and historic quarry workings to explore.
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