Derwent Fells

Start point: Rigg Beck (disused quarry) (NY 229 201)

Rigg Beck quarry – Ard CragsIll CragKnott Rigg – Keskadale Edge – Rigg Beck quarry

Distance: 4.9 miles     Total Ascent: 500 metres   Time Taken: 2 hours     Start Time: 11:00

Weather: Low cloud, windy on the ridge. 10C

The cloud was right down on the fells today when I set off along Rigg Beck for the Derwent Fells. I descended via the Wainwright monikered Keskadale Edge, a great way down with a few surprising ‘ups’ before the steep descent.

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