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Grains Gill, Seathwaite

Grains Gill, Seathwaite

Walking Route


Cumbria Tourism


CA19 1TG


An easy scramble at the side of the spectacular Cam Spout Force is combined with a descent down the wild and remote Little Narrowcove to provide a fine crossing of Scafell Pike, England's highest mountain. Access is from the Eskdale side by a steady climb through Upper Eskdale and a traverse past the bogs of the Great Moss.

Duration: 6 - 7 hours

Miles: 11

Detailed route information
Time/Effort 4 out of 5
Navigation 4 out of 5
Technicality 3 out of 5
Height gain/loss (metres) 920
OS map OS Landranger 90, OS Outdoor Leisure 6



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Map reference: NY 176010  Lat: 54.39776 Long: -3.27068