Blencathra – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

Blencathra photo


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  • Elevation: 868 m
  • Difficulty: Walk up
  • Best months to climb: January, February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Convenient center: Keswick

Blencathra Climbing Notes

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Blencathra Location Map

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Surf breaks located close to Blencathra Mountain peaks around Blencathra Roads and rivers around Blencathra

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10 other mountain peaks closest to Blencathra:

1. Bannerdale Crags (683 m) 1.8 km
2. Mungrisdale Common (633 m) 1.8 km
3. Bowscale Fell (702 m) 3.0 km
4. Souther Fell (522 m) 3.5 km
5. Lonscale Fell (715 m) 3.9 km
6. Skiddaw (931 m) 4.5 km
7. Great Calva (690 m) 4.7 km
8. Clough Head (726 m) 5.3 km
9. Latrigg (368 m) 5.4 km
10. Skiddaw Little Man (865 m) 5.7 km


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