Blencathra from Scales


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By euant on 17/08/19 at 9:04am

Hills walked:
Scales Fell (Birkett and Synge)
Blencathra - Hallsfell Top (Wainwright, Birkett, Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall, HuMP, Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Gategill Fell Top (Birkett, Nuttall, and Synge)
Knowe Crags (Birkett, Synge, and deleted Nuttall)
Date started:22/04/2019
Distance:10.571 km or 6.6 miles
Ascent:772m or 2533ft
Descent:774m or 2539ft
Start OSGB:NY338267
Time taken:3:04
Naismith:3:24

A walk up Blencathra from earlier on in the year that I've had sitting around for a while.

Started at the car park near Scales Farm, then followed the obvious path up Scales Fell and on to Blencathra. From the trig point at the top of Blencathra we followed the path on to Blease Fell and down towards Blease Farm before following the low level path back towards Scales and the car.

I tracked this one back in April during the bout of nice weather we had then, which was a nice welcome change as every other time I've done Blencathra it's been wet :)




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