WALKING - Walks -
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It is recommended that you console your map of the area
you intend to walk in for the correct route as the walks
mentioned are an overview.
|Excellent walk to the highest mountain
in England with steep ascents and scrambling at
the start of the Corridor Route.
There is also an exposed section has you traverse
the top of Piers Gill.
The head of Seathwaite Valley,
side of the road near the
[don't block any fields
or the road]
BORROWDALE Seathwaite Valley- Starting point
the track heading through the farm onto Stockley Bridge
and over Grains Gill and pass through the gate in the
You will bear right to take up above Taylor Gill Force
[you won't see it] and it begins to level off has you
follow Styhead Gill on your right eventually arriving
at a wooden bridge to cross.
Walk pass Styhead Tarn on your left coming to a wooden
rescue box just pass the Tarn.
Head off to the left on a slight ascent passing a few
small Tarns on your right there is a slight descent
to the right to join the Corridor Route beneath Spout
The path takes you through some rugged and exposed places
and finishes above Lingmell Col and from here the path
takes you up the stony slopes of Scafell Pike to the
Head north east from the cairn across the plateau and
the path descends into the Col between Scafell Pike
and Broad Crag. Begin to ascend to the right of Broad
Crag and follow the path across the top to a fork. The
left fork takes you to the summit of Great End and the
right fork continues to take you down to Esk Hause [if
you go onto the summit of Great End you must retrace
your steps back to the fork].
cairn marks the junction of three routes, one to the
right for Esk Pike, another down to the right to the
River Esk and the one we want is straight down to the
Esk Hause Shelter to the left.
On reaching the shelter turn left to take you pass Great
End which is on your left heading towards Sty Head-Sprinkling
Tarn-Rossett Gill track.
The stream on the right is crossed and a defined path
takes you down to the right of Ruddy Gill eventually
bringing you back to Stockley Bridge and onto the farm
back to the car.
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Mountaineering, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Watersports
and other Activities can be extremely dangerous
and can result in permanent disability or even
loss of life. Participants in these activities
should be aware of and accept these risks and
be responsible for their own involvement and
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