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Page 76:-
Ulverston, with the majestic mountains of Coniston and Langdale. In a walk from the pike, towards Kirkstone, it is curious to observe Great Gable start out, as it were, from behind Langdale Pikes, and appearing to separate itself from them still further as the spectator makes his progress along this ridge. Wansfell may be conveniently visited either from Ambleside or Low Wood Inn; and a formation of slaty limestone may be observed crossing its southern end.

Whiteless Pike

Is attached to the mountain Grasmoor, and rises with a steep ascent to the height of nearly 2000 feet above Buttermere. It commands excellent views of the three lakes of Buttermere, Crummock, and Loweswater; with the summits of the principal mountains from Helvellyn to those of Borrowdale, Wasdale, Ennerdale, and Buttermere. The Isle of Man is also in sight, and a considerable portion of the shires of Kirkcudbright and Wigton in Scotland.

Loughrigg Fell

The last, and lowest, but not the least worthy of notice - is scarcely 1000 feet above Windermere, and 900 feet above Grasmere Lake; and the moderate degree of exertion required to climb it, will be amply repaid by the prospects. It is just what might be wished in the place where it stands - high
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