Eskdale and Scafell Pike

North-east from Wha House Farm to Scale Bridge, just below Brock Crag. Continuing north via Throstle Garth to Scar Lathing, then following the course of the River Esk to Bield. North-west along Little Narrowcove to Scafell Pike, then south-west to Mickledore. South-east back to the River Esk near Cam Spout Crag then south to Silverybield Crag, before returning to Scale Bridge and back to the starting point. An 11-mile walk in the Lake District.


The start of the walk and a beautiful day in Eskdale.


Following the course of the River Esk through the valley.


Crystal clear waters and beautiful falls.


Heading up towards Scar Lathing. The first of two main climbs.


The Great Moss area between Scar Lathing and Bield.


Time for a break and a bite to eat.


Little Narrowcove. The second main climb of the day.


Not far from the top of Scafell Pike.


Scafell Pike summit. ā€ˇHeight 978 metres (3209 feet).


Heading back down to the River Esk and Great Moss.


Cooling down.


Taking in the amazing views.