Grasmoor

Start point: Lanthwaite Green (NY 159 208)

Lanthwaite Green – Whin Ben – Whiteside (349) Gasgale Crags (350) East Top of Whiteside (351) –  Hopegill Head Sand Hill Grasmoor (352) Wandope (353) Thirdgill Head Man (354) Whiteless Pike (355) – Whiteless Breast – Low Bank – Rannerdale Knotts (356) – Rannerdale – Lanthwaite Green

Distance: 10.1 miles     Total Ascent: 1943 metres     Time Taken: 3 hours 55 minutes

Weather: Dull and overcast, rain later. 10oC.

The cloud was lying heavily on the higher tops today, so I knew there wouldn’t be any views from my round of Grasmoor. The wind was howling and quite cold, there was a great moment descending to Whiteless Pike when the mist cleared all of a sudden and I was rewarded with great views; five minutes later the mist and drizzle closed back in. I descended Rannerdale Knotts into Rannerdale to see the famous Bluebells, now in bloom and well worth a visit.

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