Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Category: Scafell Pike

  • A night under the stars

    A night under the stars

    I find myself temporarily off grid, so my posts shall be rather scarce for a time. But lo and behold, gaze upon this splendid sight of the Scafell massif, captured after a night spent beneath the stars upon Esk Pike. My duty was to man a checkpoint for the Lake District Mountain Trial. Alas, a…

  • Wasdale Head

    Wasdale Head

    A view that never fails to fascinate me, especially on such a glorious day. Wasdale Head, an oasis of lush, higgledy-piggledy fields. No design went into them. I am above Stirrup Crag on Yewbarrow. Everything is much greener and wetter than when I was last on these fells in June. Wastwater must be at least…

  • Wasdale Head and the Scafells

    Wasdale Head and the Scafells

    At 582m high Middle Fell is an unassuming hill overlooked by mighty neighbours. A craggy knoll just down from the summit offers unobstructed views of Wast Water and to the North East Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England, and Sca Fell separated by the high col of Mickledore. Open Space Web-Map builder Code