Great Mountain Days in the Lake District

50 classic routes exploring the Lakeland Fells

By Mark Richards

An inspirational guidebook to 50 challenging walks on the high fells of the Lake District. The graded circular routes, between 4 and 14 miles in length, cover classic Lakeland summits like Fairfield, Scafell Pike, Great Gable and Blencathra, to the lesser-known High Spy, King's How and Brund Fell.

Seasons

Suitable all-year round, but winter walking is not for the inexperienced or under-equipped.

Centres

Ambleside, Keswick, Patterdale, Seatoller, Boot, Ennerdale, Wasdale Head

Difficulty

Circular routes, between 4 and 14 miles in length. Navigational skills needed. No special equipment required - only the mildest of scrambling will be encountered.

Must See

From classic summits like Fairfield, Scafell Pike and Blencathra, to the lesser-known High Spy, King's How and Brund Fell, the walks will deepen your knowledge of the whole Lake District.
ISBN
9781852845162
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Published
Published
27 Mar 2008
Reprinted
25 Sep 2019
Edition
First
Pages
288
Size
24.0 x 17.0 x 2.0cm
Weight
840g
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Mark Richards

In 1980 Mark Richards began his three-part guide to the Peak District for Cicerone Press, and in 1987, with Chris Wright, wrote a guide to walking around the former county of Westmorland. He now lives in Cumbria and, after 14 years' dedicated research, has completed his series of Lakeland Fellranger guides covering the entire region. He has also written a guide to Hadrian's Wall.

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