Mountain walking in the Lake District 

The Lake District has got to be most iconic place in the United Kingdom for it amazing mountain walks and beautiful place to visit. Mountain walking in the Lake District over the last few years has grown in popularity. With more and more people visiting the area and looking for things to do in this post we look at just why Mountain walking in the Lake District is so popular and why it might be worth while getting Mountain Adventure to guide you on your next walk. 

Firstly what is not to love about heading out into the mountain getting breath taking view. The Lake District has a literally thousands of walks ranging from steady low level walks such as the coffin route to much bigger days like the Bob Graham round and Cumbria way. There really is a Mountain walk in the Lake District that is perfect for you …. I promise !!!

When your looking for Mountain walking in the Lake District it pays to really do your research. Check in with local places like the Climbers shop in Ambleside they will be able to give you stacks of ideas and update on the weather and even help you out with some kit if you need it.Plus your be support a local business in the area.  If its been a while and your out of practise you could always do a Navigation refresher course with us . Over the course of the day we will get you a back up to scratch and ready  to hit those mountains 

Mountain walks in the Lake District
mountain Navigation refresher

Mountain Adventure 4 must do Mountain walks in the Lake District.

1) FairField Horseshoe 

This wonderful route explores the peaks that surround the beautiful town of Ambleside and is a Lake District’s classic!

➡ 18.97 km ⬆989 meters ⏳approx 8- 12 hours

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2) The  Old man of Coniston

There are many ways to conquer the Old Man, but whichever route you choose, you’ll enjoy splendid mountain tarns, sweeping valleys and quintessential Lake District scenery.

➡ 13.9km ⬆ 835 meters ⏳approx 5 – 8 hours

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3) Rannerdale Knotts

Rannerdale Knotts is a great day trip. The drive to Buttermere is exciting and once walking you get wonderful views throughout the walk.

➡ 6.5 km ⬆ 259 meters ⏳approx 2-3 hours

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4) Helvellyn

The ascent to Helvellyn will take you scrambling up the Striding Edge and to go down, you will descend the Swirral Edge. Helvellyn was named Britain’s best walk in 2018!

➡ 13.6 km ⬆ 8.42 meters ⏳approx 6-8 hours