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Standing Crag, Ullscarf & Borrowdale
Introduction to Walk 2526

Photo from the walk - Standing Crag, Ullscarf & Borrowdale

Nat Park - Lake District

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 2600 feet / 788 metres

Grade - mod/hard

The lake District fells above the hamlet of Watendlath offer great views but can be wet underfoot. This route has a variety of scenic interest from open fell to valley pastures. Do choose a relatively dry spell of weather for this walk.  

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2525
Standing Crag & Dock Tarn from Watendlath
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1693
1.5 miles / 2.4 km away
Grange & Watendlath from Rosthwaite
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.6 miles / 12.4 km
Walk 1444
1.5 miles / 2.5 km away
Great Gable from Borrowdale Youth Hostel
Grade - hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 1268
1.6 miles / 2.5 km away
Cat Bells & High Spy from Grange
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 3328
1.8 miles / 3.0 km away
Eagle Crag & Seargeant's Crag from Stonethwaite
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3133
1.8 miles / 3.0 km away
Ullscarf and Watendlath from Stonethwaite
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 3132
1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
High Tove & Blea Tarn from Armboth
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.6 miles / 12.4 km
Walk 1108
2.1 miles / 3.3 km away
Ashness Bridge & Grange Fell from Borrowdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
Walk 1175
2.3 miles / 3.7 km away
A Combe Gill circuit from Seatoller
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1247
2.5 miles / 4.0 km away
Helvellyn & Raise from Swirls
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2025
2.5 miles / 4.0 km away
Helvellyn & Wythburn from Swirls
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North Lakeland

Short Walks in Lakeland Book 2: North LakelandThis guidebook contains 57 short half to full-day walks in the northern Lake District. Walking areas include Borrowdale, Newlands, Bassenthwaite, Thirlmere, Ullswater, Haweswater and the area north of Keswick up to Caldbeck. Part of a three-volume series, and predominantly focusing on low-level walks between 2 to 9 miles, and graded for difficulty.
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