Monday, February 21, 2011

Grizedale Pike, Cumbria UK

Grizedale Pike, originally uploaded by bingleyman2.

Grisedale Pike is a fell in the Lake District, Cumbria, England situated 7 km west of the town of Keswick in the north-western sector of the national park. At a height of 791 m (2593 feet) it is the 40th highest Wainwright in the Lake District; it also qualifies as a Hewitt, Marilyn and Nuttall. Grisedale Pike presents a striking appearance when viewed from the east, rising to a perfect pyramidal peak and has the nickname of “The Matterhorn of Lakeland”. It possesses two subsidiary summits: Hobcarton Crag and Hobcarton End.

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