Lake District 3000 footers
Lake District 3000 footers

Climb the four highest mountains in the Lake District, all over 3000ft.
Each mountain has its own distinctive character and the challenge really gives a good overall impression of the beautiful and varied landscape within the Lake District National Park.
This walk is done over two days.
The mountains: Day 1 Scafell Pike (3208ft or 978m) and Scafell (3164ft or 964m).
Day 2 Helvellyn (3117ft or 950m) and Skiddaw (3054ft or 931m)

Total Height climbed 12540ft or 3823m.

Day 1 7 hours walking
• We drive you from Keswick to Wasdale Head. This is quite out of the way and from Keswick and it can take up to 90 minutes.
• Ascend Scafell Pike (Peak 1) via Lingmell Col, then drop down to Mickledore and up to Scafell (Peak 2) via Foxes tarn. The latter involves moving up a gill with very easy scrambling. A long descent is undertaken, heading down towards Burnmoor Tarn and back to the valley floor.
• Drive back to Keswick.
Day 2 6 to 7 hours walking
• Drive to Swirl car park in Thirlmere and Ascend Helvellyn (Peak 3).
• The descend to the valley and drive to Lattrigg car park and climb Skiddaw (Peak 4).
• Transport back to Keswick.
What’s included?

Transport for the two days, setting off and returning to Keswick each day.
Experienced and qualified Mountain Guides walking with the groups in a ratio of 1 to 8.
The guides will carry 1st aid kits, group shelters and radios.


£180.00 per person