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Cicerone Guide: the Mid-Western Fells

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides: Lakeland Fellranger

By: Mark Richards (Author)

272 pages, colour photos, colour maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | waterproof PVC cover | Mar 2009 | #192889 | ISBN-13: 9781852845438
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NHBS Price: £12.95 $16/€15 approx

About this book

Lakeland Fellranger guidebook by Mark Richards covering 22 summits in the Mid-Western Fells of the Lake District, including a wide range of walks, old and new, in the triangle between Great Langdale, Borrowdale and Wasdale. The group centres on the two highest hills in England, the mighty Scafell Pike and Sca Fell, with their many wild dale approaches. Author Mark Richards combines his passion for the Lake District and artistic flair with all the information the experienced walker needs to explore and enjoy the Mid-Western Fells. For each of the 22 hills covered, this guide offers a dedicated chapter, with full descriptions of a range of new and old routes, full-colour Harvey maps and clear elevation diagrams, detailed summit panoramas and lots of inspiring photographs. It is one of the first four to be published in Cicerone's 8-volume Lakeland Fellranger series, which provides a comprehensive new guide to the fells of the English Lake District, with a selection of new routes up more than 230 hills.


From fireside to fellside
This guide
Fix the Fells
Starting points

1 Allen Crags (784m, 2572ft)
2 Bowfell (903m, 2963ft)
3 Cold Pike (701m, 2300ft)
4 Crinkle Crags (860m, 2822ft
5 Eskdale Moor (337m, 1105ft)
6 Esk Pike (885m, 2904ft)
7 Glaramara (783m, 2569ft)
8 Great End (907m, 2976ft)
9 Great How (523m, 1716ft)
10 Hard Knott (552m, 1811ft)
11 Illgill Head (609m, 1998ft)
12 Lingmell (807m, 2649ft)
13 Lingmoor Fell (470m, 1542ft)
14 Little Stand (739m, 2426ft)
15 Pike O'Blisco (705m, 2313ft)
16 Rossett Pike (651m, 2136ft)
17 Rosthwaite Fell (551m, 1808ft)
18 Scafell (964m, 3163ft)
19 Scafell Pike (977m, 3206ft)
20 Seathwaite Fell (631m, 2070ft)
21 Slight Side (762m, 2500ft)
22 Whin Rigg (536m, 1759ft)


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Mark Richards moved to Cumbria in the early 1990s and developed a passion for the finest of all walking landscapes. Mark has written guides to the Peak District and Hadrian's Wall. He is a founder of the Hadrian's Wall Trust, a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild and broadcasts on BBC Radio Cumbria.

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