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Grike and Caw Fell from Kinniside Stone Circle
Introduction to Walk 1745

Photo from the walk - Grike and Caw Fell from Kinniside Stone Circle

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Stephen Starkey

Length - 13.5 miles / 21.9 km

Ascent - 3550 feet / 1076 metres

Grade - mod/hard

A lengthy Lake District walk that visits some less frequented summits in the western fells of Lakeland. The hills include Grike, Crag Fell, Iron Crag, Caw Fell and Lank Rigg. There is a fair chance you will meet no one on this walk! Wainwrights included in this walk are - Caw Fell, Crag Fell, Grike, Lank Rigg . 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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