Great Rigg

Details
Grid Ref NY 365 104
Height 2,513 ft
 
 
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The path up to Great Rigg from Stone Arthur

 

 

An unusual view of Great Rigg, seen from Rydal Head

Choose a walk that includes this fell
The number of walks to choose from is 29

6th May 2017 - Visiting Fairfield, a mini walking project - Walk No 9
  An anticlockwise Fairfield Horseshoe 12.2 mile about 3500 ft
Miller Bridge - Ambleside - High Sweden Bridge - Low Pike - High Pike - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Rydal Hall - Ambleside - Miller Bridge
 

1st May 2017 - Visiting Fairfield, a mini walking project - Walk No 7
  from Grasmere via Alcock Tarn, Nab Scar, Heron Pike and Great Rigg 7.8 mile about 3100 ft
Grasmere - Alcock Tarn - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Grisedale Hause - Little Tongue - Grasmere
 

22nd April 2017 - Visiting Fairfield, a mini walking project - Walk No 5
  A clockwise Fairfield horseshoe 12 mile about 3400 ft
Rydal - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - High Sweden Bridge - Ambleside - Rydal Hall - Rydal
 

17th April 2017 - Visiting Fairfield, a mini walking project - Walk No 4
  From Grasmere via Tongue Gill and Grisedale Hause 6.2 mile about 2700 ft
Grasmere (just ourside) - Tongue Gill - Grisedale Hause - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Stone Arthur - Grasmere
 

3rd December 2016
  Helvellyn to Stone Arthur 8.5 mile about 3800 ft
Swirls - Browncove Crags - Helvellyn - Swallow Scarth - Nethermost Pike - Dollywaggon Pike - Grisedale Tarn - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Stone Arthur - A591
 

31st July 2016
  Atone Arthur to Alcock Tarn 7.4 mile about 2600 ft
A591 - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Alcock Tarn - How top - Grasmere - A591
 

30th May 2016
  An early Fairfield Horseshoe 12 mile about 3400 ft
Rydal - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - High Sweden Bridge - Ambleside - Rydal Hall - Rydal
 

29th November 2014
  An alternative Fairfield Horseshoe 13.8 mile 4500 ft
Miller Bridge - Ambleside - Kirkstone Road - Snarker Pike - Red Screes - Scandale Pass (top of) - Little Hart Crag - Bakestones Moss - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Link Hause - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Rydal Hall - Rydal Park - Scandale Bridge - Ambleside - Miller Bridge
 

24th August 2014
  Fairfield to Stone Arthur 6.4 mile 2800 ft
A591 - Mill Bridge - Tongue Gill - Grisedale Hause - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Stone Arthur - A591
 

29th June 2014
  Stone Arthur to Alcock Tarn 6.8 mile 2600 ft
A591 - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Alcock Tarn - Forest Side - A591
 

21st September 2013
  Stone Arthur to Elterwater 13.4 mile about 3000 ft
A591 - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Rydal - Rydal Church - Rydal Water - Loughrigg Terrace - Loughrigg Tarn - Skelwith Bridge - Skelwith Force - Elterwater - Walthwaite Bottom - Hammerscar Plantation - road to Grasmere - A591
 

28th February 2013
  Seat Sandal to Stone Arthur 7 mile 3200 ft
A591 - Mill Bridge - Seat Sandal - Grisedale Hause - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Stone Arthur - Brackenwife Knotts - Tongue Gill - Mill Bridge - A591
 

12th January 2013
  A Fairfield Horseshoe 12.2 mile 3400 ft
Rydal - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - High Sweden Bridge - Ambleside - Rydal Hall - Rydal
 

15th January 2012
  A Fairfield Horseshoe 12 mile 3400 ft
Rydal - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Link Hause - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - Low Sweden Bridge - Nook Lane - Ambleside - A591 - Rydal Park - Rydal
 

9th July 2011
  Dunmail Raise to Alcock Tarn 8.5 mile 3400 ft
Dunmail Raise - Seat Sandal - Grisdale Tarn - Grisdale Hause - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Heron Pike - Alcock Tarn - Greenhead Gill - A591 to the top of Dunmail Raise
 

30th January 2011
  Stone Arthur to Nab Scar 7.4 mile 2500 ft
A591 - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Alcock Tarn - How Top - Grasmere - A591
 

11th December 2009
  Stone Arthur to Alcock Tarn 7.4 mile 2500 ft
A591 - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Alcock Tarn - Town End - Grasmere - A591
 

13th June 2009
  Not quite a normal route to Fairfield 8.2 mile 3100 ft
Rydal Church - Rydal Beck - Dalehead Close - Rydal Head - Link Hause - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Rydal Church
 

29th November 2008
  My first snow of the winter - Stone Arthur to Nab Scar 9.2 mile 3200 ft
A591 - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfied - Great Rigg - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Dockey Tarn - Alcock Tarn - How Top - Dove Cottage - A591
 

6th April 2008
  Great minds think alike - bumping into John on Fairfield 6.4 mile 3230 ft
A591 - Swan Hotel - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Grisedale Tarn - Seat Sandal - Seat Sandal's south ridge - A591
 

10th November 2007
  A Fairfield Horseshoe 12.2 mile 3500 ft
Rydal - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - High Sweden Bridge - Ambleside - Rydal Hall - Rydal
 

24th December 2006
  Possibly the best 7.5 mile I've ever walked - Grasmere to Fairfield 7.5 mile 2844 ft
Grasmere - A591 - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Grisedale Hause - Tongue Gill - A591 - Grasmere
 

18th February 2006
  The Fairfield Horseshoe. 12 mile 3655 ft
Rydal - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Rydal Head - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - Low Sweden Bridge - Ambleside - Rydal Park - Rydal
 

14th January 2006
  Rydal to Fairfield and back via Stone Arthur and an old corpse road. 9.5 mile 3514 ft
Rydal - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Stone Arthur - A591 - White Moss Common - Rydal
 

4th October 2005
  Seat Sandal to Stone Arthur from Nr Grasmere. 7.1 mile 3255 ft
Dunmail Raise (bottom) - Tongue Gill - Grisedale Hause - Seat Sandal - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Stone Arthur - A591 - Dunmail Raise
 

31st July 2005
  The ridge above Grasmere - Stone Arthur to Nab Scar. 9 mile 2936 ft
Grasmere - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Rydal - Rydal Water - Grasmere (lake) - Grasmere
 

2nd October 2004
  Stone Arthur to Alcock Tarn 5.6 mile 2457 ft
Grasmere - Greenhead Gill - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Stone Cove - Heron Pike - Alcock Tarn - Greenhead Gill - Grasmere
 

2nd October 2003
  Fairfield Horseshoe almost. 8.8 mile 3422 ft
Rydal - Rydal Church - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Link Hause - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - Rydal Beck - Birk Hagg
 

30th March 2003
  Fairfield from Rydal 8.3 mile 3442 ft
 
 



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