Striding Edge

Also known as:High Spying How
Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County:Westmorland and Furness
Classification:Hewitt, Nuttall, and High Hill of Britain
(also Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:862.9m (with a drop of 31.2m)
Maps:OL5(S) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY350149         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Daylight:dawn 04:06, sunrise 04:57, sunset 21:39, dusk 22:30

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Striding Edge, from Swirral Edge, St Sunday Crag beyond
Striding Edge, from Swirral Edge, St Sunday Crag beyond

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: beth, Billygoat75, chipshot, Chris the rambler, DANE2766 (x3), davew, digby, DJSibbald, eclipseandy, Ejuk, Floydian1, Jesspeace, kevharris73, King of the Tops, Lancashire Lad (x5), leedrich, McLeish, Michaelholbrow, mike palmer, Nathaniel Hillman (twice), Nottspanther, Offtomorrow, okult, RayK, RuslandRambler, russellporter12, sammyb7, SheepFarmer, Slock, Steaallan (twice), Stephenmshanks, StevetheRover, The Ozard, and TonyRogerson.

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