Trail Run

Skiddaw & Sharp Edge to Blencathra

4th August 2022

Fastpacking Skiddaw & Sharp Edge to Blencathra || Fastpacking in the English Lake District with Wild Camp at Scales Tarn. 4th - 5th August 2022

An overnight trip setting out from Keswick at mid-day. An ascent of Skiddaw 931m, past Skiddaw House Hostel, then onto Scales Tarn for a night wild camping. Early next morning an ascent of Sharp Edge to Blencathra 868m, then down the ridge, stopping off at Latrigg 368m for great views over Keswick.

My Route:

My Kit List: https://lighterpack.com/r/stifya

My favourite budget friendly kit that I have purchased from Aliexpress
Tent: 3f UL LANSHAN 1 PRO: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_DdJH51t
Mattress: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4001223973136.html
Stove: BRS 3000-T https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_DmNwhar
Titanium Pot: Lixada 450ml (a small gas cartridge fits nicely inside) https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_DcZ5cvp
Long spoon: great for using with rehydrated meal packs: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_DetjeLz

Filmed on a GoPro Hero8 Black & DJI Mavic Mini 2 Drone
Edited with DaVinci Resolve 18

Route Map (download GPX)