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Route Summary:

12.22 km 715 m 5 hours

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Start and Finish:


Check out the businesses nearby for more places to stay and drink.


Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

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Scandale and Red Screes Walk from Ambleside Route Map and GPX Download

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Recommended Maps

ORDNANCE SURVEY Explorer OL7 The English Lakes South Eastern Area. We also highly recommend the Lake District BMC Mountain Map from Harvey


Lakeland Fellranger series by Cicerone or the Wainwright’s Illustrated Walking Guides to the Lake District.

Summits and Places on this Route

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Scandale and Red Screes Walk from Ambleside Details

The outlier of the Fairfield group, Red Screes is just enough for an easy day out if you can’t tack it onto a longer day from Fairfield.

The Route

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