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Some have extended their excursion from Helvellyn to Fairfield, holding on the mountain ridge to Ambleside; but after making the unavoidable descent of 1350 feet to Grisedale Tarn, a second ascent of 1230 feet will mostly be thought too fatiguing. By exertion too long continued, the mind as well as the body becomes enervated and incapable of enjoyment; as it has been known in some, who travelling through Borrowdale in a morning, would not overlook the most trifling object; yet, in the latter part of the same day, have passed the most interesting scenes of Wast Water without making any other inquiry than 'how far is it to the inn?'

Sca Fell
  Scafell Pike

Scawfell is the name that has generally been given, in maps, to the mountain connecting the heads of Borrowdale, Eskdale, and Wasdale. It is the highest ground in all this mountainous district, and indeed in that part of the united kingdom called England. The several lofty peaks by which it is distinguished are known in the neighbourhood by different names. The two most eminent are stated by Colonel Mudge, to be 3166 and 3092 feet in height: I have estimated their difference at 60 feet; which, from various observations made between the two points, I am convinced is rather in excess than otherwise. Rising from one of the
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