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Trail (UK) - - LAKE DISTRICT -

Dis­tance 19km (12 miles) To­tal as­cent 1000m Time 7½ hours Start/fin­ish Park­ing bays just south of Grange, Bor­row­dale (NY256176)

Near­est town Keswick Ter­rain Val­ley and hill paths. This de­scent off Dale Head should be avoided in white­out con­di­tions – tricky nav­i­ga­tion and pos­si­ble cor­nices to left

Map OS Ex­plorer (1:25,000) OL4, OS Lan­dranger (1:50,000) 89 or 90, Har­vey Su­per­walker (1:25,000) Lake Dis­trict North Ac­com­mo­da­tion Bor­row­dale YHA at Rosth­waite, 0345 371 9624, www.yha.org.uk Der­went­wa­ter In­de­pen­dent Hos­tel, 017687 77246, www. der­went­wa­ter.org Pub­lic trans­port Bor­row­dale bus 79 from Keswick only runs Easter to Oc­to­ber timeta­bles, 0871 200 22 33, www.trav­e­line.info Guide­book The North Western Fells by Alfred Wain­wright

Tourist info Keswick In­for­ma­tion Cen­tre, 0845 901 0845, www. lakedis­trict.gov.uk

Best pub Langstrath Inn at Stoneth­waite – but it closes from Dec 4th un­til Feb. Scafell Ho­tel at Rosth­waite is al­most as good.

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