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Monday, 21 May 2007

Walk for Sunday 20th May - Red Screes / Scandale Pass / Scandale Valley

Red Screes / Scandale Pass / Scandale Valley

Start Point: in Ambleside (beside the River Rothay / opposite the park / by the footbridge)

(G.R. NY - 371044 @ 10.00)

Description: After walking through the park & Ambleside centre (food re-supply possible?) we head East, up beside Stock Ghyll (& look at Stock Ghyll Force?). After crossing the Ghyll we'll end up heading N., crossing Snarker Moss, to reach the top of Red Screes. We then descend via Scandale Pass down into the Scandale Valley. It's then just a case of following Scandale Beck back to Ambleside.

Distance: 9.25 miles (14.9 km)

Total Ascent: 725 metres (2380 ft.)

High Point: Red Screes - 776 metres (2545 ft.)

Time: 5 / 6 hours

Grade: 3

Car Share: Meet at the Low Wood Hotel @ 09.30

Leader: Dan (on 01229 832840 [eves.] or 07919 831237)

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