High Spy from Grange

Thu 18 Sep 2008

Route: Grange in Borrowdale - Cockley How - Low White Rake - Nitting Haws - High Spy - Rigghead Quarries - Broadslack Gill - River Derwent - Grange in Borrowdale

Distance: 5.25 miles

Ascent: 2,050ft

Time: 2 hours 20 minutes

With: On own


High cloud and very hazy.

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Nitting Haws on the left and Blea Crag on the right

Cockley How with Blea Crag behind

Looking up High White Rake from Cockley How

My route headed left under the crags

Derwent Water from the sheepfold below High White Rake

The old drove road, my route of ascent

Looking back down my route of ascent

Skiddaw and Derwent Water from Nitting Haws

Looking down on Grange from Nitting Haws

Minum Crag on the skyline (centre)

Looking back down to Nitting Haws

Derwent Water from the ascent, there is a path all the way

Looking up to Minum Crag


Causey Pike from High Spy's summit

Looking north towards the top of Blea Crag from High Spy's summit

Dale Head

Heading across to the top of Rigghead Quarries

Wilson's Bield

Rigghead Quarries

Rigghead Quarries

Rigghead Quarries

Castle Crag

River Derwent

Previous Walk: Helvellyn via Mines Gill (Wed 17 Sep 2008)

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