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Great lakeland fell which we ascended from Patterdale. Quite steep but easy enough path. We carried on over the summit and took the path down to Grizedale Tarn and back along the valley. Long walk but very scenic. Good views from the top of Helvellyn...More
There are several routes. We chose the route from Patterdale Hotel, through Glenamara Park to Thornhow end and the NE ridge, we descended over Birks and Arnison Crag. It was a fairly straight forward route on reasonable paths, stepped on the steep ascent. It was...More
Helvelyn gets all the attention because it's higher and has Striding Edge but I think this is the better hike because you can see both sides off the ridge and you also get to look any Helvelyn if it's not surrounded by clouds. The view...More
Completed this on 18th August, beautiful day and views to die for all round. Tough trek for three overweight middle age guys, but take your time and it's worth it. Magnificent views of Ullswater, Grisedale Tarn and Hellvellyn. Took us about 7 hours (taking it...More