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Height(m) 654
Height(ft) 2146
Our Rating Rating is 3 out of 5
Location Lake District: Southern Fells
National Park Lake District
Grid Reference NY234162
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Hill Classification Wainwright

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Average reviews rating is 4

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Ranked 5 of 11 hills in Lake District: Southern Fells

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rating is 4

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Wainwright: "Also known as Eel Crags, Lobstone Band and Scawdel Fell...”


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  • More fun going up than down

    snelsmorewood

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    Wow factorrating is 4
    Route varietyrating is 4
    Viewsrating is 5

    Our third and final Wainwright of the day as we walked the ridge separating Derwent/Borrowdale from Newlands was definitley the best, fantastic views, a bit of snow, no crowds, interesting ridge walk from Maiden Moor and a great cairn (once we had located the correct one!). Just have to mention the way down through the old quarry towards Rosthwaite. It was steep, full of narrow slate steps and loose pieces of rock with a generous covering of ice - scariest descent I have ever done especially as the light was starting to fail (having said that I dont think it would have been much fun ascending that way either)

    (Written by: snelsmorewood)

    22 February 2010 12:11

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