The plan was to head up to Wastwater to climb up Great Gable. We wanted to get there early so that we could avoid the crowds and we could climb up before the sun got too high making it hot. I decided that we may as well go a “little bit earlier” (AKA Wake up at 3 am) and watch the sunrise over Wastwater. It was an early start, but it was worth the extra bit of effort.
We started the walk in Eskdale and made our way up past Burnmoor tarn and then up onto Scafell. On the climb, we had views over Wastwater, Wasdale and Pillar. Near the top, the clouds surrounded us which didn’t look promising but fortunately, the clouds cleared and we had some great views.Read More
The weather hasn’t been great the last few days so when we saw a sunny spell we decided to head up to Wasdale to climb up to Pillar. We’d attempted this walk in the winter but we ran out of time.Read More