extract from The Mid-Western Fells
Pocket-sized Fellranger booklet describing 10 routes onto England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike, from all points of the compass, with tips on the safest descents and ridge routes to Great End, Scafell and Lingmell. Illustrated with Mark Richards' famous summit panoramas and topo diagrams, colour photographs and Harvey mapping.
Skafell Pike is England's highest mountain, and is perhaps the most well-known fell among the Mid-Western Fells, with its justly famous neighbouring fells such as the craggy summits of Bowfell, the Crinkle Crags and Great End, as well as the chiselled heights of Pike o'Blisco and Glaramara offering fellranging pleasure and challenge in the area.
This route booklet is a full-size extract from The Mid-Western Fells guidebook, which itself is part of the eight-volume Lakeland Fellranger series by Mark Richards. This dedicated chapter on Skafell Pike covers a variety of routes depicted on Harvey maps. The author's own topos and summit panoramas, not to mention breathtaking photography make sure that your ascent of Skafell Pike is one to remember.
- The route options are all illustrated with HARVEY maps, colour photographs, fellscape diagrams and panorama guides.
- With alternative routes, height distance and timing information to tailor-make your outing.
- Also covers information on all the Fellranger guidebooks, basic mountain safety advice, information on the Fix the Fells conservation project, an author biography and details of other Fellranger offers and products.
The Mid-Western Fells is just one guide of the eight-part Lakeland Fellranger series, covering a total of 227 fells. Where will you go next?
To explore the Lakeland fells in full, check out all the Fellranger guidebooks: The North-Western Fells, The Northern Fells, The Mid-Western Fells, The Western Fells, The Central Fells, The Southern Fells, The Near Eastern Fells and The Far Eastern Fells.
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In 1980 Mark Richards began his three-part guide to the Peak District for Cicerone Press, and in 1987, with Chris Wright, wrote a guide to walking around the former county of Westmorland. He now lives in Cumbria and, after 14 years' dedicated research, has completed his series of Lakeland Fellranger guides covering the entire region. He has also written a guide to Hadrian's Wall.View Articles and Books by Mark Richards
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