Ullscarf from Watendlath  
Date: 21st November 2019 Distance: 13.4km (8.32 Miles) Parking: National Trust Car Park
Start Location: Watendlath Ascent (m/ft): 504m (1654ft) Weather:

Sunny Intervals

Time Started: 10:30 Highest Point: Ullscarf (726m/2382ft) Difficulty: Moderate
Duration: 3 Hours 54 Minutes        
Route: Watendlath - Rough Knott- Watendlath Fell (515m/1690ft) - Long Moss - Bell Crags (558m/1831ft) - Standing Crag (611m/2005ft) - Ullscarf (726m/2382ft) - High Saddle (675m/2215ft) - Low Saddle (656m/2152ft) - Blea Tarn - Brimming Knott- Rough Knott - Watendlath

A view down to Watendlath Tarn from the ascent up the side of the valley.

Looking across to Grange Fell. There is some debate that the right hand peak on Grange fell is higher than the left. From here it looks like the right peak (Ether Knott) is higher.


Looking down the Watendlath valley.


Skiddaw over the skyline.

Blea Tarn and Ullscarf behind.

The summit of Watendlath Fell.


The view east to Bell Crags - the next peak on the walk. It's a boggy walk across to there!

The cairn on Bell Crags.

The rocks just north of the cairn is the true top of the fell.


The view north from Bell Crags down to Launchy Gill, Armboth Fell and St Johns in the Vale.


High Tove, High Seat and Armboth Fell - some of the wettest walking in lakeland!

Standing Crag ahead. The route up takes the grassy rake to the left.

Looking back from below Standing Crag.

Standing Crag summit cairn and Blea Tarn.


Blea Tarn far below.

Blue Sky over Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike.


The view across to High and Low Saddle which is the route of descent.


Fantastic to be walking in the sunshine.

Ullscarf summit in the sunshine.


The view towards the west with Great Gable and Pillar visible.

Ullscarf summit looking to the Helvellyn Range.

Heading down to High and Low Saddle.

High Saddle summit.


Low Saddle up ahead.


Low Saddle.

The summit of Low Saddle.


Descending down the pathless ridge to the outflow of Blea Tarn.

The shores of Blea Tarn.

Descending back to Watendlath.