899 Pike of Blisco

Kids and grandparents do it, but the steep climb and a scrambly descent makes Pike of Blisco a challenging walk. At over two thousand feet it's a true mountain and from its summit you see Great Langdale spread out like a map.

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LOCATION: Great Langdale
START: Old Dungeon Ghyll NT car park
Grid ref: NY287061 Postcode: LA229JY
DISTANCE: 5 miles
GRADE: Strenuous with short scrambles on the descent
TIME: 4 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - English Lakes south-west Landranger 90
EN ROUTE: Red Tarn, Oxendale, Stool End, Browney Gill, Wrynose Fell, Redacre Gill

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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