Rest Dodd via Hayeswater and out and back to The Nab

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By Jimearl6 on 16/09/23 at 8:24pm (last edited 10/12/23 at 6:26pm)

Hills walked:
Rest Dodd (Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, HuMP, Clem, Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
The Nab (Wainwright, Birkett, Dodd, Dewey, Synge, and Tump)
Satura Crag (Synge)
Date started:18/05/2023
Distance:14.4 km or 9.0 miles
Ascent:771m or 2530ft
Descent:772m or 2533ft
Start OSGB:NY403121
Time taken:5:33

Not a particularly aesthetically pleasing walk as it goes back on itself to avoid trespass in Martindale Deer Forest. The track from Hartsop is taken up to Hayeswater and then the open fell is followed to the summit of Rest Dodd. The peat hags that bar the way to The Nab look impressive and must be skirted around to reach the summit. It is then wise to retrace your steps to the boundary wall as this is private land. The wall is followed and the path winds its way through rocks steps and crags, passing Satura Crag until eventually the head of valley is reached and a return to Hartsop down the flanks of Brock Crags can be made. To read more click the link

The footbridge at Hayeswater
Rest Dodd
Looking at The Nab across the peat hags
The Nab
Hartsop Village

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