It took fourteen years to do so but in the Spring of 2017 I did so. Sharp Edge is an exposed scramble that should only be attempted if you’re confident in your abilities and have a head for heights. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.20pm on Saturday to the incident. Summary: I first crossed Sharp Edge during my stag weekend in 2003 and ever since that first exciting crossing of the Lake District's ridge with the most fearsome reputation I had resolved to return. 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