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Causey Pike from Stoneycroft, nr. Braithwaite
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Photo from the walk - Causey Pike from Stoneycroft, nr. Braithwaite

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District North Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km

Ascent - 2290 feet / 694 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

Causey Pike, Scar Crags, Outerside and Barrow are all included in this Lake District walk. Starting from Stoneycroft, near Braithwaite, the walk begins with an ascent of distinctive Causey Pike, which offers great views over Derwentwater towards Keswick, Skiddaw and other fells. The route continues to Scar Crags and on to the summits of two minor fells, Outerside and Barrow, before returning to the start. Overall an entertaining walk in superb scenery. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Barrow, Causey Pike, Outerside, Scar Crags. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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