Blencathra from Scales

Sun 2 Mar 2014

Route: Scales - Scales Fell - Blencathra - Atkinson Pike - Blue Screes - the valley of the River Glenderamackin - Mousthwaite Comb - Scales

Distance: 6.25 miles

Ascent: 2,250ft

Time: 2 hours 45 minutes

With: On own


Bright with clear summits when I started walking but the cloud came in. Some sleet and rain during the descent.

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Clough Head to the south

Looking across to Souther Fell

Scales Fell

Threlkeld far below

Great Mell Fell

Ascending Scales Fell

Walkers heading down as I head up

The OS trig at Blencathra's summit, the views equalled yesterday's!

Path junction. Up left for Bowscale Fell, Up right for Bannerdale Crags. I'm heading down right

The valley of the River Glenderamackin, my descent route can be seen on the left side

Looking back up the valley

Mousthwaite Comb

Previous Walk: Blencathra (Sat 1 Mar 2014)

Next Walk: Red Tarn and Birkhouse Moor (Tue 4 Mar 2014)

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