Scafell Pike from Seathwaite

Sun 12 May 2002

Route: Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Stockley Bridge - Grains Gill - Esk Hause - Great End - Ill Crag - Broad Crag - Scafell Pike - Lingmell - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Styhead Gill - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite

Distance: 10.50 miles

Ascent: 3,650ft

Time: 6 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne


Dry, sunshine, cloud base above tops, virtually no wind

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Heading towards Grains Gill with Seathwaite Fell on the right from Seathwaite, Borrowdale

Looking north from near the top of Grains Gill

Ascending Grains Gill towards Great End

Northerly panorama from the climb up to Esk Hause

The Langdale Pikes and Esk Pike from Esk Hause

Ill Crag and Broad Crag with Scafell Pike behind from Great End

Ill Crag, Broad Crag with Scafell Pike behind and Lingmell from Great End's northwestern summit cairn

Looking northwards towards Skiddaw from Great End's summit cairn

360 Panorama from Great End summit

Scafell Pike from Ill Crag summit

360 Panorama from Ill Crag summit

Scafell Pike from Broad Crag summit

Lingmell with Pillar behind from Broad Crag Col

A crowded Scafell Pike summit

Northwesterly panorama from Scafell Pike

Lingmell summit

Wasdale from Lingmell summit

Great End, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike and Scafell from Lingmell summit

Great Gable from the Corridor Route

Styhead Tarn from the end of the Corridor Route

Great End from Styhead Tarn

Upper Borrowdale from Greenhow Knott with Blencathra in the far distance

Previous Walk: Top O'Selside (Sat 11 May 2002)

Next Walk: Stickle Pike (Sun 19 May 2002)

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