Honister Pass (East side)

 Honister Pass (East side)   

Honister Pass is a mountain pass in the Lake District. It is linking Seatoller, in the valley of Borrowdale, to Gatesgarth at the southern end of Buttermere. The pass reaches an altitude of 1,167 feet (356 m), making it one of the highest in the region, and also one of the steepest, with gradients of up to 25%. Honister Pass holds the UK 24-hour rainfall record; in the 24 hours to 6 pm on 5 December 2015, 341.4 mm of rain fell there. One of the most scenic and most popular Lakeland routes, the road over the Honister Pass follows the route travelled by Victorian sightseers on circular day trips from Keswick. The B5289 road climbs from Borrowdale to a height of 1167 feet, before plunging down a precipitous 4:1 grade to fetch up at Buttermere far below.


Region: England
City: Cumbria

Distance: 14.23 km
Elevation Gain: 336 m
Elevation Loss: 140 m
Difficulty: 404 (Moderate)
FIETS Index: 0.88 FIETS
Avg Grade: 3.07 %
Max cat climb: 3
Min elevation: 78 m
Max elevation: 363 m
Ride Category: Climb

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