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A circuit of Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water
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Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District North Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - John Paterson

Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Ascent - 850 feet / 258 metres

Time - 2 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A short Lake District walk that offers a grandstand view of Crummock Water. The route includes a steep ascent but the views make it worthwhile. The return to the start follows pretty Bannerdale with its dramatic backdrop of high fells. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Rannerdale Knotts. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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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