Start point: Overbeck Bridge (NY 168 068)
Distance: 4.5 miles Total Ascent: 1077 metres Time Taken: 1 hour 50 minutes
Weather: Sunny spells with a cool wind. 15°C.
Today’s walk in cooler weather than recently was up to Yewbarrow from Wasdale. This walk starts with a steep ascent from Overbeck Bridge followed by a scree climb and a walk along the full length of the ridge before another scramble down Stirrup Crag before contouring back along Yewbarrow’s western slopes. A lovely, shorter walk which gives good views to the head of Wasdale, the Scafells and Great Gable.