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A Combe Gill circuit from Seatoller
Introduction to Walk 1175

Photo from the walk - A Combe Gill circuit from Seatoller

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Southern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 2200 feet / 667 metres

Time - 5 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

Rosthwaite Fell is the main focus of this Lake District walk from Seatoller in Borrowdale. Using less frequented paths, the route crosses the slopes of Bessyboot and visits dramatic Coombe Door below the summit of Glaramara. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Rosthwaite Fell. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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