Central Lake District

Route: Ullscarf

Area: Central Lake District

Date of walk: 11th January 2013

Walkers: Andrew

Distance: 8.5 miles

I parked near Wythburn. There looked to be a good chance of a cloud inversion, though it was hard to tell from the valley if Ullscarf was above it. It was a long haul along the gill and the ground was frozen and slippery. Much of the route was pathless and the gps was a great help in finding my way up.

The top of Ullscarf (2,370 feet) is massive and the walk to it seemed endless. The summit itself is disappointing though the surroundings are beautiful, and there was a lovely inversion. A great walk and I didn’t see another soul all day.

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