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wizard of mountains

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Re: Scafell Pike - best route to the top?
« Reply #30 on: 19:01:24, 18/06/11 »

and for a truly long day and on allan crags and glaramara and finish in rosthwaite


meant to say add on allan crags
the best is yet to come

wizard o hillocks

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Re: Scafell Pike - best route to the top?
« Reply #31 on: 00:22:04, 02/07/11 »

meant to say add on allan crags
great route  O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 O0

Peak Lad

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Re: Scafell Pike - best route to the top?
« Reply #32 on: 00:31:31, 02/07/11 »
Toast   ::)
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dibble

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Re: Scafell Pike - best route to the top?
« Reply #33 on: 08:50:38, 02/07/11 »
A first way to the top could be from Wasdale via Brown Tongue and
then an alternative descent could be via Lingmell.
 
The advantage of the Brown Tongue route from Wasdale is  that the route is one of the short-ish ascents of Scafell Pike, and even if the route can be a little tedious underfoot, there is still the views of the excellent rock scenery of Scafell and Scafell Pike which are awe-inspiring.
 
I think it is an awesome place to be, and have some wonderful memories of the feelings of the rock scenery visible from there.
 
I have yet to complete the climb from Eskdale, which I suspect would be a long day out.
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Re: Scafell Pike - best route to the top?
« Reply #34 on: 09:21:11, 02/07/11 »

meant to say add on allan crags

...it's Allen Crags, btw  ;)
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dibble

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Re: Scafell Pike - best route to the top?
« Reply #35 on: 12:15:45, 02/07/11 »
...it's Allen Crags, btw  ;)

It is, and it is a lovely one.  A place to sit and enjoy.   O0
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Re: Scafell Pike - best route to the top?
« Reply #36 on: 13:24:46, 03/11/20 »
I know it's an old thread - but this is my favourite way up - from Seathwaite via The Corridor Route. It's 8.4 miles - but very varied and not a slog straight up like form Wasdale. I've created this blog post on my best Scafell Pike Walking route if your interested https://www.hikingphotographer.uk/2020/10/Scafell-Pike-best-walk-corridor-route-from-seathwaite.html





I've posted these pics on another thread - but might be useful here too!



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Hoping we didn't need this!





Looking across the Corridor Route:





Looking towards Piers Gill - maybe another time!










Nearly at the summit off Scafell Pike!





View from the top of England!



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Re: Scafell Pike - best route to the top?
« Reply #37 on: 14:25:53, 03/11/20 »
Cracking pictures - favourite is the one of Piers Gill with Lingmell.  Getting all nostalgic.

ninthace

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Re: Scafell Pike - best route to the top?
« Reply #38 on: 14:42:51, 03/11/20 »
Perhaps a few missed opportunities on the way up and down though?
Here is one I prepared earlier
https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/route/1914610/130607-Scafell-Pike-by-Corridor-Route
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Re: Scafell Pike - best route to the top?
« Reply #39 on: 16:16:39, 03/11/20 »
Perhaps a few missed opportunities on the way up and down though?
Here is one I prepared earlier
https://osmaps.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/route/1914610/130607-Scafell-Pike-by-Corridor-Route


Nice extended route! Did you do that in 5 hours 22mins? Impressive if so - I think our shorter route was done in 6 hours with quite a few stops and my legs where done after that

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Re: Scafell Pike - best route to the top?
« Reply #40 on: 16:35:25, 03/11/20 »

Nice extended route! Did you do that in 5 hours 22mins? Impressive if so - I think our shorter route was done in 6 hours with quite a few stops and my legs where done after that
No 5hrs 22min is what the OS reckons with the settings if have put into the app at present which are for flatter walking. My gps log says I started at 0713 and finished at 1343.  It was too good a walk good to  rush.
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