Blencathra Mountain (Lake District) Reviews
Description:Sightseeing National / Lake District / Cumbria / England
Newest Review: ... ice axe wielding up sharp edge in snow and ice. There are several ways up this mountain, but there are really two routes that stand out. If your into a good quality walk that will have you on airy ridges without too much scrabbling or exposure then Halls Fell Ridge and Doddick Fell is for you. This walk is not to long, it is very steep and the ridges are fantastic without being to ... more
Customer Blencathra Mountain (Lake District) Reviews (1)
by - written on 26/10/09 (Very useful, 65 readings)
Blencathra is one of the North-western Fells in the Lake District. Also known as Saddleback this mountain stands at 2828 ft above sea level. This is a massive imposing mountain that really stands out when you drive along the A66 on the way to Keswick. This is one of my favourite mountains. If you have ever seen this mountain it stand out with its jagged peak and imposing ridges. There is something dark and brooding about this mountain, steep approaches and sharp cliffs and yet quite a long flat peak. I have been up this mountain three times over the years. Once when I was 16 with my dad, again a few years later with some friends and then last ... Read the complete review
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