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Trickier to climb than some reviews make out

First of all like climbing on any mountain you have to look at the weather and also your own levels... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RSC
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London
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Went on a seven mile hike. The weather was dry, but quite cool. Ascended about 1000ft. Not suitable... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
EAMON F
,
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all like climbing on any mountain you have to look at the weather and also your own levels of fitness and this can vary day to day, especially if you are staying in a hostel and don't get much sleep. You need to...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Went on a seven mile hike. The weather was dry, but quite cool. Ascended about 1000ft. Not suitable for the unfit. One requires stout footwear and a good map. The signage

1  Thank EAMON F
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We walked up from Gatesgarth via Warnscale Beck and Green Crag to the top. Quite a steep pull and several people on the summit. We dropped down via Scarth Gap which involved some scrambling and followed the path to Peggy's Bridge and back to the...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This was by far the highlight of our week. We started off at the far end of the lake and walked along the lake first before the ascent. There is a defined footpath until you get to Scarth Gap Pass then you get to the...More

2  Thank V1CC16
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We set off for this walk from Gatesgarth Farm where there is a £4 fee to park(as previously mentioned in other reviews). It starts with a flat and leisurely walk towards Peggy's Bridge then the uphill begins as you walk around a clump of trees....More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a walk not to be missed. Haystacks was Wainwright's favourite walk and for good reason. My dad and I started our walk from Honister Hause, initially walking up the steep track at the back of the car park. Once you get up to...More

1  Thank scubanormksi
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Just up this first hill is the hardest bit they said. Won't take long they said. They lied (probably just to get me up there!) By they I mean my boyfriend and his friends who are experienced at fell walking/ climbing mountains etc. I loved...More

2  Thank katiebob88
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Probably one of the hardest walks that I've done with a hard 2 hour climb and a tricky descent. Having said that there were quite a few young kids on the climb so maybe me just getting old. Awesome walk 😀😀😀

1  Thank Graham J
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We started our walk from Buttermere village and unless you are really short of time - we'd suggest you do the same. Many people pay £4 to park at Gatesgarth farm - but this cuts out the walk around Buttermere - which is surely one...More

1  Thank mikeedeedee
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We started our hike from Buttermere, stopping to grab sandwiches from the Croft House Farm Cafe. This adds another 15-20 minutes at each end of the hike, but the views are worth it and you're on flat land the entire time - not to be...More

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Herman58
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Response from Graham J | Reviewed this property |
I'd buy an ordinance survey map before venturing on the fells as nothing is marked
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