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Climbing Scafell 1943

Climbing Scafell 1943

John Nettleton is a former director of Brockhole Outdoor Centre, fell runner, author on Lake District subjects and activity holiday leader. John has seen first-hand the increase in leisure and tourism in the Lakes since the war. Listen to John’s memories of one of his first experiences of the Lake District fells - climbing Scafell Pike in 1943.