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Tower Ridge on Eel Crag returning via Sail & Barrow
Introduction to Walk 2038

Photo from the walk - Tower Ridge on Eel Crag returning via Sail & Barrow

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District North Western Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - John Paterson

Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km

Ascent - 3000 feet / 909 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - hard

This is a classic Lake District walk to the summit of Eel Crag. Used by relatively few walkers it adds a different aspect to walking in Coledale. The route includes the summits of Crag Hill, Sail, Outerside and Barrow. A great circuit with plenty of interest along the way! Wainwrights included in this walk are - Barrow, Eel Crag, Outerside, Sail. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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