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Mallerstang Edge and High Seat

By Dave Roberts   

on February 19, 2015    No ratings yet.

Posted as a walk in – England, Europe, Yorkshire Dales National Park

Mallerstang Edge and High Seat

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11.46 km 327 m

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Activivity Type: Moderate Walk

Summits and Places on this Route


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Mallerstang Edge and High Seat

This route starts from Hollow Mill Cross on the B6270 between Nateby and Birk Dale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. You’re already at 500m at the starting point, with a third of the total ascent being to return up the valley to the starting point!

It ascends gently over open moors to the summit of High Seat (709m) before a pathless descent down Brockholes Gill to a good track and a return along the mountain road to the starting point.

Click here to download the route in a new window (external site) – with the route page on the Yorkshire Dales National Park Website.


Photo credit: colgregg / Foter / CC BY

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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