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Robinson from Newlands Hause

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  • An easy climb to an attractive peak
  • Visit the dark depths of Moss Force
  • The views south are truly inspiring in low light

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2417′. Stunning views over the Buttermere valley from High Snockrigg is the highlight of this short walk which I took one early summer morning (I’d just spent the night sleeping in the car,,,its a long story). I had never visited the depths of Moss Force before so took the path in to its depths before scrambling up the rocks beside the impressive waterfall. A path does follow the shoulder a few yards to the west but taking the route direct has always appealed to me. Strolling up Robinson is always a pleasure but this time I simply doubled back and savoured the superb views. The sun was still low in the sky and the valley in shade but the colours and light were excellent..oh if I was only a good photographer.

Recommend: This is a walk for early morning or late evening when the high start and stupendous views are ideal.

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OS Map: O/S 1.25,000. OL4 The English Lakes North West Buy Map
Start Point: 193177. Start at the parking at Newlands Hause. and take the obvious path to the waterfall. Either return to the path up the shoulder or head straight up!
Height to Climb: 475 ms (1,558 feet)
Terrain: A bit wet on the col between High Snockrigg and the slopes of Robinson and the land next to the waterfall is craggy.
Eating & Drinking: The nearest place to eat and grab a pint is down at Buttermere
Similar Walks Nearby: Rannerdale Knotts
The Newlands Round
Ard Crags and the Flanks of Newlands
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