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High Street from Glenridding

Page Type: Trail

Location: United Kingdom, Europe

Lat/Lon: 54.53164°N / 2.87979°W

Trail Type: Mountain

County: Cumbria

Technical Difficulty: Medium

Aerobic Difficulty: Hard

Layout: Loop

Elevation Gain: 2500 ft / 762 m

Length: 16.0 Mi / 25.8 Km

Route Quality: 
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Created/Edited: Oct 18, 2007 / Oct 25, 2007

Object ID: 262704

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Classic English Lakes Ride, best in summer or freezing conditions.

Trail Description

High Street
There are many ways to ride this classic. This route is from Glenridding on road to Pooley Bridge.Follow the track SE of Pooley Bridge meeting the Roman Road (Bridleway shown on OS Landranger 90) over Loadpot Hill, High Raise and on to Kidsty Pike, then sharp right to the north of Hayeswater back down to Hartsop and finally on road back to Glenridding.

Getting There

OS Landranger 90 Glenridding Car Park NY387 169
From M6 Junction 40 Penrith, Take A66 towards Keswick, then left on A592n past Ullswater to Glenridding.

Other maps, OS Outdoor Leisure 5 The English Lakes, NE Area
Harvey, Lake district available from BMC and local shops

When to Bike

All year but can be very wet in places. Go for dry or very cold.


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