Grange Fell

Start point: Rosthwaite (NY 258 149)

Rosthwaite – Dock Tarn – Great Crag (371)Grange Fell  (Brund Fell) (372) King’s How (373) – Bowder Stone – Grange – Castle Crag – Rosthwaite

Distance: 9.3 miles     Total Ascent: 990 metres     Time Taken: 3 hours 20 minutes

Weather: A lovely summer’s day, 21°C.

Today’s walk takes place in ‘the loveliest square mile in Lakeland’ according to Wainwright, in Borrowdale up to Grange Fell and across the valley to Castle Crag (incidentally the lowest Wainwright and the only one less than 1000′). It certainly was lovely today as the sun shone and it was very warm with the merest breeze; a real English summer’s day.

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