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Gets the Pulse Racing.

A challenging and exciting adventure. Many ways to reach the summit chose according to ability and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jamtart1962
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Langholm, United Kingdom
Autumn Splendour.....Blencathra

Well if you are a Keen Wainwright (Conissuer)or a Hill walker ,this Mountain is a Legend... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Russell N
via mobile
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A challenging and exciting adventure. Many ways to reach the summit chose according to ability and fitness. If your trying Sharp Edge make sure of the weather and make sure you are suitably equipped.

Thank Jamtart1962
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Well if you are a Keen Wainwright (Conissuer)or a Hill walker ,this Mountain is a Legend .....sometimes refered to as Saddleback.....its one of the Lakelands Gems.......amongst an Array of Superb Hills in this part of the Lake District....Its Saddleback reference,can be best understood when Approaching...More

Thank Russell N
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Parked in a car park just off the A66 with an honesty box donations. From here you can pick which ascent to take. We went up Halls Ridge which is challenging, especially on the final climb but worth it- the footing is quite rocky near...More

Thank Flannabells
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We took the route up from the car park near the Blencathra Centre. Although it is early August we experienced cold hard pulverising rain; light misty rain, penetrating strong winds; so typical Lakes District weather! The route was good for us and my daughter caught...More

1  Thank RobnLondon
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I started my climb from the small car park just above the Blencathra Centre. On the positive side, the position of this car park is about one third of the way up the mountain so the climb itself wasn't as strenuous as it might otherwise...More

Thank BobScarlett
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We intended to a fairly easy route up Blease Fell, but forgot to turn left at the crucial moment and ended up grappling with an ascent straight up via Gategill Fell and Knott Halloo. It was tough, to say the least! Apparently Gategill is one...More

1  Thank Nigel M
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Blencathra has everything you could want from a lakeland fell. walking routes and 2 adventurous ridges (Halls fell and the more serious Sharp Edge) easily accessed but quickly feeling remote it is a great short day out.

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

After tackling sharp edge (almost a year ago) this time we were back for Halls Fell Ridge. Often seen as less exciting than its more publicised brother Sharp Edge, nevertheless this is still a ridge with a little bit of exposure in parts. There are...More

1  Thank Armengar
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Its been on our list for a while, but finally got to stay near (Threkeld - great cottage, 2 nice pubs, wlak from the door - what's not to like?) and had the weather. We took a roundabout way up from the north eastern flank...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Climbed this one with my girlfriend last Saturday on one of the hottest days of the year. Took an anti-clockwise circular route from Threlkeld over the three tops, and down close to Scales. The views were spectacular and stretched out to the Irish Sea. It...More

Thank PhilKerr
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