Knott Rigg and Ard Crags

Sat 6 Oct 2001

Route: Newlands Hause - Knott Rigg - Ard Crags - Aikin Knott - Rigg Beck - road - Newlands Hause

Distance: 7.50 miles

Ascent: 1,480ft

Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

With: Anne


Windy, Dry.

The 3 miles with 560ft ascent back along the road took an hour.

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The path up Knott Rigg from Newlands Hause

Looking back down the Knott Rigg ridge and across to High Snockrigg with the High Stile ridge in the distance

Approaching Knott Rigg summit

Ard Crags with the ancient Keskadale oak wood on its eastern slopes

Panorama from Knott Rigg summit

Hindscarth and Robinson across Newlands valley from the ridge between Knott Rigg and Ard Crags

Looking down to Keskadale Farm from Ard Crags

Causey Pike from Ard Crags summit

The ridge northwards from Ard Crag

Knott Rigg, Ard Crags (summit above woodland) and Aikin Knott

Snab Bank with Hindscarth behind from the lower slopes of Ard Crags

Ard Crags ridge from Rigg Beck

The Purple House, Rigg Beck

Hindscarth from the Newlands Pass road

Robinson from the Newlands Pass road

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