TO PIKE O’BLISCO

£3.50

There is something rascallian about Blisco – it cocks a snoop at all its impressive neighbours and makes a wonderful walk. A circular outing starting from The Old Dungeon Ghyll to rise from Blea Tarn Pass by Redacre Gill to the summit of Pike O’Blisco. Descent to Red Tarn leads to the Browney Gill footpath falling into Oxendale. Return is made through Stool End Farm and along the valley bottom.

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There is something rascallian about Blisco – it cocks a snoop at all its impressive neighbours and makes a wonderful walk. A circular outing starting from The Old Dungeon Ghyll to rise from Blea Tarn Pass by Redacre Gill to the summit of Pike O’Blisco. Descent to Red Tarn leads to the Browney Gill footpath falling into Oxendale. Return is made through Stool End Farm and along the valley bottom. (1.3mb) 11 pages.

LENGTH: 8km TIME: 4 hours
DIFFICULTY: A mildly difficult mountain route with strenuous ascent (some 700m) and descent
START & FINISH: Nat Trust car park at The Old Dungeon Ghyll (286061)
ALTERNATIVE STARTS: The Stickle Barn lies 1km to the west, limited parking near the foot of Blea Tarn Pass
MAPS: OS L90 or OL6
HOSTELRIES: Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

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