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Glaramara from Seatoller

A leisurely walk (mountain (above 600m)) in national park Lake District in Cumbria, England, about 7.60km (4.72 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 4:00h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 640m (2099ft)
Descent 660m (2165ft)
Max. Elevation 770m (2526ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 1300m (4264ft)
Start & End
Distance 7.60km
Duration ~4:00h
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 11 Aug 2010
From April to October, the Borrowdale Rambler bus runs between Keswick and Seatoller, opening up a whole host of walks in the towering western fells. This route, over Rosthwaite Fell to Glaramara, ranks as one of the finest. From the village, it's a sharp climb up via Combe Gill, before a couple of wonderful hours up high and a simple descent to Seathwaite and back out. There's so much to do around Seatoller that you should really make at least a weekend of it.

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OS Grid NY245137
From the village, head along the road towards the river. About 200m beyond the bridge, a footpath heads southeast towards High Buck How.
OS Grid NY258121
The path heads up to Tarn at Leaves, a marvellous little spot with great views north down the valley.
About 2.08 km (~1.29 miles) from
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Head over the high ground of Rosthwaite Fell, aiming for the narrow, tarn-dotted gap between Woof Gill and Combe Gill.
About 0.91 km (~0.57 miles) from
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The high point of the day is Glaramara, 783m and a popular peak. The best view is looking west over Seathwaite Fell to Great Gable.
About 1.20 km (~0.75 miles) from
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Take the obvious path heading almost north. There is a steep path down Hind Gill if the weather's bad; if the views are good, follow the brow of Thornythwaite Fell.
About 1.50 km (~0.93 miles) from
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The path drops out at the bridge just outside Seatoller. There is a pub and cafe in the village for the post-walk treats.
About 1.74 km (~1.08 miles) from

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