Crummock Water

Rannerdale Knotts

North Western Lake District

Route: Crummock Water and Rannerdale Knotts

Area: North Western Lake District

Date of walk: 23rd February 2013

Walkers: Andrew, Gilly, Phil, Denise and David

Distance: 9.7 miles

Ascent: 1,200 feet

We parked in the National Trust car park at the head of Crummock Water and walked round the lake clockwise. Andrew Gill and David went up and over Rannerdale Knotts while Phil and Denise climbed up Low Bank. We met up again at the valley head

We then descended to Buttermere village and refuelled at the recently refurbished Croft House cafe before completing the circuit of the lake

It was a beautiful walk in varied weather, some light snow and some sunshine

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