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Scales Tarn

Scales Tarn

Hiking Highlight

Recommended by 57 out of 57 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area

Please check local regulations for: Lake District National Park

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  • Tom

    Scales Tarn is at the base of Sharp Edge and is a great place to stop and make the desicion of whether to go the scramble route or the steep climb to the left, you always see many people sat having lunch here.

    • June 19, 2019

  • Great spot to have a cuppa before the accent up Sharp Edge!

    • November 12, 2019

  • Planned to camp but - 5 degrees and ground frozen... Bent my pegs lol... Beautiful as didn't see anyone for the time I was there.. Tranquil 😁

    • December 18, 2019

  • Totally amazing walk, and great weather Just made the day.

    • September 20, 2020

  • Beautiful spot - if you want to get great pics - early mornings are not ideal due to how the sun comes into the valley

    • March 2, 2022

  • Not a mountain to miss. Heading into the lakes you see Blencathra on your way to Keswick. Depending on the route up it you choose it can be a steep climb but worth every minute of it

    • May 22, 2022

  • Sharp edge is a superb scramble. 👌 I can fully recommend it. If your a bit uneasy just take your time it's well worth it

    • August 11, 2022

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