Hard Knott

Wainwright summit*: GR: NY23193 02368 1803′ True height: NY23188 02376 1801′ 549m

Summary: Named on the 1 inch maps of the day but not on the 2 2/1 or 6 inch OS maps. This page is currently being updated. Please call back

Topographical features: The cairn on the rock platform is the Wainwright summit, 8m to the north west though is a rock which has been measured as being the true summit of Hard Knott

Points of interest: Hard Knott (or Eskdale) Needle, also known as The Steeple.

Hard Knott Needle line drawing. Wainwright Hard Knott

Tarns: Two tarns between Hard Knott and Border End but more substantial tarns at Great Gill Head.

Waterfalls: Falls in Lingcove beck.

Adjoining Fells: Border End

Nearest facilities: Car parking

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