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Whitewater Dash and Great Calva
Introduction to Walk 2244

Photo from the walk - Whitewater Dash and Great Calva

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Northern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1700 feet / 515 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Lake District walk to the summit of Great Calva in the northern fells offers some fine walking and excellent views in relative solitude. The route requires good navigational skills and crosses unpathed terrain but is nevertheless rewarding with Whitewater Dash waterfalls one of the many highlights. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Great Calva. 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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