Scafell Pike

Start point: Brackenclose (NY 182 074)

Brackenclose – Lingmell – Lingmell Col – Scafell Pike – Mickledore – Hollow Stones – Brown Tongue – Brackenclose

Distance: 5.8 miles     Total Ascent: 1061 metres     Time Taken: 4 hours

Weather: Clear, 7oC

I was drawn back to Wasdale today by the almost irresistible force of the high fells and more great winter walking weather. The views from the top of Scafell Pike were stunning this morning and yet again there wasn’t a soul about. We took a slightly unusual route of descent as explained later…

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