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.
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