C2C Day 4 - Patterdale to Shap
Day 4 - Patterdale to Shap is a hard day also, maybe not quite as hard as the last one, but very tiring all the same. It's another classic in my opinion with lakeland views a plenty all the way to Haweswater.
The route ascends to Boredale Hause and Angle Tarn before heading off to the Coast to Coasts highest point, Kidsty Pike. . After that, it's quite a steep descent down to Haweswater with the lakeside path that seems to go on for ever. An ice cream van sometimes pitches up at Burnbanks (eerie place under the dam wall) but then its fields and farmland all the way to Shap.
We stayed at the Greyhound in Shap, really nice place and very popular/busy - we again had a great night with other coast to coasters
3D outline of route