Guided Walk
High Spy Ridge and Valleys

© Barry Grayburn

22 June 2018

A peaceful walk by River Derwent before ascending under High Spy for a ridge walk with panoramic views of the northern fells. Descend past Rigghead Quarries to Borrowdale Valley.

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  • Starts from: Rosthwaite NT car park at 10:00 am
  • Grid reference: NY 257148
  • Price: Adult £10, child free
  • Length: 10.4 km, 6.4 miles
  • Total ascent: 587 m, 1925 ft (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 652 m, 2139 ft
  • Duration: 5.5 hours
  • Grade: Hard
  • Grade description: A long and energetic walk. Some ascents and descents may be quite steep and on loose rock. A good level of fitness is needed.
  • Booking available

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