The Scafells

Sun 11 Sep 2005

Route: Brackenclose, Wasdale - Lingmell - Scafell Pike - Mickledore - Foxes Tarn - Scafell - Long Green - Slight Side - Quagrigg Moss - Great How (Eskdale Fell) - Maiden Castle - Brackenclose

Distance: 9.00 miles

Ascent: 4,400ft

Time: 8 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne and David & Jennifer Hall


Sunshine and blue sky most of the time, no wind, a warm day

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Wastwater from Lingmell's west ridge

Looking back down Lingmell's west ridge

Mosedale with Pillar at its head and Red Pike the highest point on the skyline from Lingmell

Scafell Pike and Scafell connected by Mickledore

Lingmell's summit cairn with Great Gable on the right

Great End and Broad Crag from the route up Scafell Pike from Lingmell Col

Great Gable, Lingmell on the left and Styhead Tarn on the right from our route up Scafell Pike

Scafell from Scafell Pike's summit

Anne and David can just be seen descending the scree slope from Mickledore

The gully leading to Foxes Tarn

Bowfell and Crinkle Crags with Great Moss far below

Foxes Tarn

Looking back down the scree slope to Foxes Tarn

Scafell Pike from the top of Broad Stand

Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Scafell Pike, Bowfell and Crinkle Crags from the top of Broad Stand

Scafell Pinnacle with Great Gable beyond from the top of Deep Gill

360 Panorama from Scafell's summit

Mosedale with Pillar at its head from Scafell's summit

Burnmoor Tarn, Illgill Head and Wastwater from Scafell's summit

Long Green and Slight Side

Scafell, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag, Esk Pike, Bowfell and Crinkle Crags from Long Green

Slight Side's summit

Looking over Hard Knott to the Coniston Fells from Slight Side's summit

Scafell and Slight Side from Quagrigg Moss

Harter Fell from Great How's summit

Burnmoor Tarn from Great How

Hardrigg Gill with Scafell on the skyline

Looking back to Great How


Wasdale Head from the old corpse road

Previous Walk: Sail plus (Sat 10 Sep 2005)

Next Walk: Crinkle Crags and Pike o'Blisco (Fri 16 Sep 2005)

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