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Pike o' Blisco from Blea Tarn, Langdale
Introduction to Walk 1171

Photo from the walk - Pike o' Blisco from Blea Tarn, Langdale

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Southern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Lake District walk visit the summit of Pike o' Blisco which provides excellent views over Langdale. This route from Blea Tarn provides a convenient approach. Once on Pike o'Blisco's summit the panorama includes the Langdale Pikes and many other Lakeland Fells. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Pike o' Blisco. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Bowfell & Rosset Pike via the Climber's Traverse
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Walk 2818
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Bowfell Circular from Great Langdale
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Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
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Grade - very hard
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 2073
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Harrison Stickle, Pike o'Stickle & Rosset Pike
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.4 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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