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Ascent of Hutton Roof Crags on 2013-01-10

Climber: Peter Stone

Date:Thursday, January 10, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hutton Roof Crags
    Location:UK-England
    Elevation:274 m / 899 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Parked in the quarry car park & ascended to the north. Wayfinding a bit difficult in the woods - just too many confusing, intersecting paths. Much easier once you break out onto the fell. Fascinating limestone region with extensive pavements with clints & grikes and rare regional flora. Visited the trig point and also the allegedly slightly higher point 110m to the ENE; unfortunately the fog was so thick I couldn't really give an opinion on relative heights. I'd love to come back in the Spring & when there's a view!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:157 m / 512 ft
    Trailhead:Quarry car park on Burton-in-Kendal to Whittington  117 m / 387 ft



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