Start point: Brackenclose (NY 182 074)

Brackenclose – Brown Tongue – Lord’s Rake – Symonds Knott – Scafell – Green How – Brackenclose

Distance: 4.7 miles     Total Ascent: 913 metres    Time Taken: 3 hours     Start Time: 09:30

Weather: Low cloud below, sunshine above! 8C

There was only one reason I came to climb Scafell today and that was because the weather forecast once again stated that the highest tops would be above the clouds. I must admit as I set off from Wasdale, it didn’t seem possible as the conditions just seemed wrong for a temperature inversion…shows how much I know!

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