Ard Crags (Walk) Route Details

Route Description

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Introduction

A medium level ridge walk with fantastic fews into the surrounding valleys.

Conditions

Wind scoured snow ridge

Hazards and warnings

Steep descent down to Keskadale Farm could be tricky if icy.

Detailed description

A gentle start beside Rigg Beck is followed by a steep climb up Aikin Knott onto the ridge. Knott Rigg has great views towards Buttermere. Its possible to follow footpaths alongside Keskadale Beck back towards the start but we were not sure of the state of the footbridges after flooding so decided to return via the road which was pleasantly quiet due to the icy conditions on the road.

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