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King's How

| B5289, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Keswick CA12 5UQ, England
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A quiet area

After walking another couple of fells from Rosthwaite we included Kings How before returning to... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Csider65
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Heysham, United Kingdom
Quiet, rewarding, steep climb

Followed Wainwright Route 1 from the Bowderstones Car Park, got a little lost early on but quickly... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
mlam78
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

After walking another couple of fells from Rosthwaite we included Kings How before returning to Rosthwaite. The summit is easily reached from Grange Fell but the way down involves negotiating 4ft high bracken on a steep indistinguishable path.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Followed Wainwright Route 1 from the Bowderstones Car Park, got a little lost early on but quickly 'refound' ourselves by looking for the second 'erratic' boulder. It gets very steep very quickly (but is actually more a problem on the way down). The very top...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Steep walk up but well worth it for the excellent views from the top. For unfit occasional walkers like we are I would allow 2 hours.Probably best avoided in wet weather

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

So you are staying in Borrowdale, and yesterday you climbed Castle Crag - what do you do today? You could do worse than climb the second of the "Jaws of Borrowdale", King's How. This walk is more challenging than Castle Crag, climbing steeply to a...More

Thank Ian S
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