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Red Tarn & Grisedale from Glenridding

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Eastern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 2320 feet / 703 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference NY386169
Lat 54.543618 // Long -2.950604
Postcode CA11 0PD (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This Lake District walk takes you into the heart of the Helvellyn range and includes an optional ascent of Catstye Cam, which is sadly very rarely the main objective of a walk. The walk uses well maintained paths throughout and although no summits are included you get that feeling of being right there in the middle of the 'action'.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL5Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1156 Helvellyn via Striding and Swirral Edges - hard - 9.5 miles/15.4 km

Walk 1710 St. Sunday Crag & Helvellyn from Glenridding - hard - 11.5 miles/18.7 km

Walk 3232 Glenridding Dodd & Sheffield Pike from Glenridding - easy/mod - 4.5 miles/7.3 km

Walk 2327 Red Tarn & Birkhouse Moor from Glenridding - moderate - 6.0 miles/9.8 km

Walk 3668 Catstye Cam from Glenridding - mod/hard - 7.0 miles/11.4 km

Walk 1230 Birks & Arnison Crag from Patterdale - moderate - 5.5 miles/8.9 km

Walk 1520 Helvellyn & Fairfield Horseshoe from Patterdale - very hard - 13.0 miles/21.1 km

Walk 2047 Place Fell from Patterdale - moderate - 7.5 miles/12.2 km

Walk 2425 Circuit of Boredale from Patterdale - mod/hard - 11.5 miles/18.7 km

Walk 3670 Angle Tarn and Hayeswater from Patterdale - moderate - 8.3 miles/13.5 km

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