Exciting accounts of scrambling walks in the Lake District. Various different regions and conditions, but all a fantastic day out!
Top 3 Scrambles in the Lake District
A brilliant grade 1 scramble, through the recognisable weakness that runs across Pavey Ark, in the Langdale valley.
Pinnacle Ridge, St Sunday Crag
A classic grade 3 scramble, in a fantastic setting, with a steep crux corner.
One of the most famous scrambles in the lake district, a grade 1 with a great sense of exposure.
Best Locations for Scrambling in the Lake District
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Scrambling Grades Explained
Grade 1: This grade is for an easy scramble with little or no hazards and easy route finding.
Grade 2: This grade is for routes that contain longer difficult sections where a rope could be used for safety / confidence, escape is normally possible.
Grade 3: This grade is more serious and should only be undertaken by experienced scramblers, escape is often difficult and a rope is often recommended.
See more information on scrambling grades here.
Lake District Scrambles by Area:
- scrambles near Ambleside
- scrambles near Keswick
- scrambles near Broughton in Furness
- scrambles near Buttermere
- scrambles near Glenridding
Lake District Scrambles by Difficulty:
- Grade 1 Lake District Scrambles
- Grade 2 Lake District Scrambles
- Grade 3+ Lake District Scrambles