Ard Crags and Knott Rigg

Sun 26 Oct 2003

Route: Rigg Beck - Aikin Knott - Ard Crags - Knott Rigg - Keskadale - road - Rigg Beck

Distance: 5.25 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 2 hours 40 minutes

With: Anne


Scattered cloud, blue sky and sunshine

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Ard Crags from above Rigg Beck

Looking into the sun. High Spy, Dale Head, Hindscarth and High Snab Bank

Robinson from the ascent of the ridge

Knott Rigg and Ard Crags with the High Stile ridge in the distance

Catbells with cloud covering the top of the Helvellyn ridge beyond

'Keskadale Edge' leading up to Knott Rigg

Heading for Ard Crags' summit

Causey Pike with Blencathra in the distance

Wandope, Addacomb Hole, Eel Crag and Sail

The view east from Ard Crags' summit

360 Panorama from Ard Crags' summit

Looking over Knott Rigg to Pillar in cloud with High Crag in front, High Stile, Red Pike, Starling Dodd and Great Borne

Looking down to Keskadale Farm from Ard Crags

The view back to Ard Crags with the ancient Keskadale oak wood on its eastern slopes from Knott Rigg

The view east from Knott Rigg summit

360 Panorama from Knott Rigg's summit

The ridge down to Keskadale Farm from Knott Rigg

Looking towards Newlands Hause

Blencathra from the road back to Rigg Beck

Previous Walk: Loughrigg Fell (Mon 20 Oct 2003)

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