– Lat/Long: 54.64° N 3.05° W

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Blencathra mountain guide

Sunrise July 2018 Blencathra  photo


Photo credit: Duncan

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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

Chris D from UNITED KINGDOM writes:

08.00 Above 700m Winter conditions apply. Early morning winds gusting to 60km/h and severe wind chill. Rime ice and frozen water around Sharp Edge. In shade ground still frozen.


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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