Ennerdale Horseshoe

posted 3 Jun 2012, 01:32 by Dave Austin   [ updated 4 May 2014, 02:45 by Dave Austin ]
Category: AL
Distance: 37km/23miles
Ascent: 2,290m/7,500ft

Description:
A true Lakeland Classic and a test of character, the Ennerdale Fell Race is only suitable for experienced fell runners.
The route follows the clockwise horseshoe around Ennerdale Water. The terrain is variable and very rough. This is a tough race. The start and finish of the route are marked. All runners must follow the marked route, no short cuts are permitted.

Registration:
Registration is at the Scout Camp (follow the track from the woodland parking for 400m).

Start:
The start is 100m from registration and sign posted.

Kit Requirements:
Full kit is required - see race organisers website for details, www.cfra.co.uk

Parking:
Parking is available at the public car park, NY 085 153, or the scout camp parking in the woods on the left just off the road 50m before the public car park. In busy years there will be a strain on parking so arrive in plenty of time.

Facilities:
Full toilet and shower facilities are available at the scout camp.
Note, there is no camping at the scout camp.

Route Card:
 
CP
 
Grid Ref

Name
Split
Distance
Split
Ascent

Cut-Off
 StartNY 088 155
    
1NY 123 163
Great Bourne
5.2km525m
1:15
2NY 160 154
Red Pike
4.1km
275m
 1:45
3NY 201 129
Blackbeck Tarn
5.2km
300m
 2:45
4NY 214 107
Green Gable
3.2km
340m
 3:30
5NY 194 105
Kirk Fell
2.5km
200m
 4:00
6NY 171 121
Pillar3.4km
340m
 5:00
7NY 144 107
Haycock3.2km
275m
 -
8NY 122 119
Iron Crags
3.3km
-150m* -
9NY 097 143
Crag Fell
4.3km
-120m* -
 FinishNY 081 154
 2.6km-400m
-
 Totals  37km
2,290m 
* these splits do entail some ascent but as they are net downhill so I have shown the descent figures.

GPS File:
Available (see bottom of the post to download)

Route map:
This one is worth a recce as there are lots of different horses and courses...


Ennerdale


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2012-06-02 Ennerdale Fell Race (track).gpx
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Dave Austin,
3 Jun 2012, 01:32
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