Dow Crag

Start point: Walna Scar road (SD 289 970)

Walna Scar road – The Cove – Goat’s Water – South Rake – Dow Crag Buck Pike Blind Tarn – Cove Bridge – Walna Scar road

Distance: 5 miles     Total Ascent: 577 metres     Time Taken: 2 hours 30 minutes     Start Time: 09:00

Weather: Some clear spells. 9oC

Once again the weather was bright until I actually got to the fells; once there the clouds proceeded to overtake them. I had no definite idea of where today’s walk would take me when I set off but I decided upon the enjoyable scramble of the South rake on Dow Crag.

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