Midweek mountain walk - Blencathra via Hall Fell Ridge & Sharp Edge

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Mountain Walks
Aug 07
2019

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£10.00
Event booking closes on Aug 7 at 00:05:00
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6 miles 4 Hours

Easy access via the M6 - Relatively short walk but pretty epic!

Hurrying along with all the other traffic on the A66, looking up at Blencathra one cannot help but be moved by its shear scale, and those slender fingers of rock running southwards from its high ridge line must either frighten, or excite. Likely both, in equal measure, when contemplating walking any of them!

Hall's Fell Ridge, topping out at the highest point of Blencathra, is as Wainwright describes: "For active walkers and scramblers, this route is positively the finest way to any mountain top in the district" - a very high accolade indeed.

Not an event for someone who hasn't been walking in the likes of Wales, Lakes, Scotland who hasn't seen many scrambly bits.

If conditions are poor on the day we will assent Blencathra via one of the less scrambly routes.

Location

54.6192815, -3.0515749