Knipescar Common

Sun 7 Sep 2003

Route: Scarside - Knipescar Common - Scarside

Distance: 3.50 miles

Ascent: 300ft

Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

With: Anne



We followed A. Wainwright's 'Knipescar Common' walk in his book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland' [page 220].

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Knipescar from the road


Limestone pavement on the top of Knipescar Common

The view west to the High Street fells from Knipescar Common

Westerly panorama from Knipescar Common's summit

Looking southeast on Knipescar Common

Haweswater from the southeast end of Knipescar Common

Sky to the south

The Pennines to the east with Cross Fell the high point just left of centre

Looking back to the summit from the southeast end of Knipescar Common with Blencathra in the far distance

An old limekiln, Knipescar Common

Previous Walk: High Street from Mardale Head (Wed 3 Sep 2003)

Next Walk: Sour Howes and Sallows (Tue 9 Sep 2003)

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