Walk Name: High Street Roman Road

Walk Details

Date: 2012-06-30
From: Brocavvm, Penrith    To: Galava, Ambleside
Distance: 25.1 mls, 40.39 km
Height Gain: 4000 ft, 1219.2 m

Parking at: NY 53867 29052
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Route Description: Brocavvm, Brougham Hall, Tirril, Heughscar Hill, Loadpot Hill, Wether Hill, Red Crag, High Raise, High Street, Thornthwaite Beacon, Park Fell, Ing Lane, Troutbeck, Robin Lane, Jenkin Crag, Galava

Start Time: 07:40    End Time: 18:05    Duration: 10:25
Ave Speed: 2.4 mph

Region: Lake District
Notes: A very windy day (max recorded 37mph) with showers throughout and very boggy across the fells. Really tough in places due to wind and final couple of miles were very hard along the rocky path from Jenkin Crag. The Roman soldiers did this route in 5 hrs apparently - we took 10.5!

Walking with: Paul Sharkey, Tim Oxburgh

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Hills on this Walk

2528 - High Street (2717 ft, 828.00 m) - (Ma,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel)

2530 - High Raise (High Street) (2631 ft, 802.00 m) - (Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel)

2532 - Rampsgill Head (2598 ft, 792.00 m) - (Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel)

2535 - Thornthwaite Crag (2572 ft, 784.00 m) - (Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel)

2557 - Wether Hill (2201 ft, 671.00 m) - (W,B,Sy,Fel,xN)

2624 - Heughscar Hill (1230 ft, 375.00 m) - (3,WO,B,Sy)

2927 - Wether Hill (2211 ft, 674.00 m) - (N,Sy)

3820 - Red Crag (2333 ft, 711.00 m) - (B,Sy)

7993 - Raven Howe (2356 ft, 718.00 m) - (Sy)

Trig Points on this Walk

TP0693 - High Street - (Pillar in Good condition)

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