SKELWITH’S TARN FOOT TO LOUGHRIGG FELL

£3.50

Offering expansive views from its summit, Loughrigg is a delightful and friendly fell with many fascinating nooks and crannies. This route, beginning from Tarn Foot, climbs by lane and track to Black Mire before ascending the heights and traversing to the summit trig point. Steep, straightforward descent leads to a traverse above Oaks and by The How to finally pass above Loughrigg Tarn.

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Offering expansive views from its summit, Loughrigg is a delightful and friendly fell with many fascinating nooks and crannies. This route, beginning from Tarn Foot, climbs by lane and track to Black Mire before ascending the heights and traversing to the summit trig point. Steep, straightforward descent leads to a traverse above Oaks and by The How to finally pass above Loughrigg Tarn. (937kb) 13 pages.

LENGTH: 5km
TIME: 2ó hours
DIFFICULTY: Mildly difficult with
steepish ascent (300m) and descent
START & FINISH: Limited parking
around the head of the little road below
Tarn Foot (346040)

ALTERNATIVE START: Limited Parking
beside the Langdale Road at Skelwith Bridge
MAPS: OS L90 or OL7
HOSTELRIES: Nearest are Chesters
Café and The Skelwith Bridge Hotel

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