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Blea Rigg

Blea Rigg



Grid Reference: NY 30165 07835
Height: 541 metres/1775 feet

"A walk for those who like to see grand rock scenery at close quarters (from positions of absolute security!)"
A Wainwright

Blea Rigg is a magnificent rambling summit on the south eastern spur of High Raise, between Sergeant Man and Silver How.

A great rocky summit with views over the Langdale Pikes.

The summit is best reached along the ridge from Silver How, although it can also be reached from Sergeant Man, Easdale Tarn or from the Langdale Valley.

 

  1. On the summit of High Raise

    High Raise from Grasmere: Private Guiding

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A long day with plenty of ascent, often not on well defined paths but with wonderful scenery throughout

    Distance: 16km / 10 miles
    Ascent: 860m / 2800ft
    Duration: 6-7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  2. High Raise in sunshine

    The Cross Lakeland Challenge: Private Guiding

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    Exposure:

    A long walk, crossing the Lake District from East to West, from Wasdale Head to Wasdale Head

    Distance: 50km / 31 miles
    Ascent: 2300m / 7500ft
    Duration: 2 days
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  3. The Langdale Pikes from Grasmere

    Langdale Pikes from Grasmere: Private Guiding

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A long days walking but generally easy underfoot, glorious views throughout

    Distance: 21km / 13 miles
    Ascent: 1210m / 4000ft
    Duration: 8-9 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  4. Grasmere and Rydal Water from Silver How

    Silver How & Blea Rigg: Private Guiding

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    Exposure:

    A wonderful route combining great varied walking with stunning scenery, the route includes the summits of Silver How and Blea Rigg as well as taking in Easdale Tarn and the waterfalls of Sour Milk Gill

    Distance: 10km / 6 miles
    Ascent: 580m / 1900ft
    Duration: 5-6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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