Esk (Lakes): Pack Horse Bridge to Brotherilkeld

Grade 4/5 (6)
Length 4 km
Paddleable medium to spate

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A more remote and harder version of the classic Etive. A long walk-in rewards you with a series of pool-drop waterfalls of varying difficulty.

Getting There

Putin W3°11'33" N54°25'18"
Takeout W3°12'56" N54°24'5"

Park up in Brotherilkeld, take the river left path and keep walking! Either put in at the Pack Horse bridge near the Lingcove Beck confluence, or if you want to do the Eskdale Waterfalls, carry on 1/2km upstream.

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