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Walk route map c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

England's Highest Mountain

Walk Route Summary:
- Great Langdale, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, The Cumbria Way, Mickleden Beck, Mickleden, Rossett Beck, Rossett Pike, Angle Tarn (Langdale), Esk Hause, Great End, Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Ore Gap, Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Bowfell Buttress, Cambridge Crag, Flat Crag, Climbers' Traverse (optional), Three Tarns, The Band, Oxendale, Stool End Farm, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale Great Langdale, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Cumbria Way, Mickleden Beck, Mickleden, Rossett Beck, Rossett Pike, Angle Tarn (Langdale), Esk Hause, Great End, Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Ore Gap, Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Bowfell Buttress, Cambridge Crag, Flat Crag, Climbers' Traverse (optional), Three Tarns, The Band, Oxendale, Stool End Farm, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale The Southern Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

Ill Crag (left) with Broad Crag below Scafell Pike from Great End summit
Photo: Craig Carter

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Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

In good weather you can see mountains in Wales, Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man from the summit of Scafell Pike so try and go in on a clear day.

At an elevation of 832m (2,731ft), Broad Crag Tarn is the highest body of standing water in England. It can be found approximately 420 m south west of the summit of Scafell Pike.

Though Scafell Pike is usually pronounced 'Skar Fell Pyke', the Lake District locals pronounce it 'SKOR-fall Pyke' with the emphasis on the first syllable.

Scafell Pike means the highest point of 'The Pikes of Sca Fell'. This was the collective term for all the lumps and bumps on the top of the Sca Fell Massif (namely Sca Fell Pike, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Great End) when it was donated to The National Trust by Lord Leconfield in 1919. Sca Fell Pike became Scafell Pike (without the space) due to an error by the Ordnance Survey and the name stuck.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Scafell Pike at 978m (3210ft). Scafell Pike is the highest point in the county of Cumbria, the highest point in The Lake District National Park and the highest point in England. It was also the highest point in the old county of Cumberland. Scafell Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (1st in England, 7th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 1). Scafell Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (1st in England, 7th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (1st in England, 136th in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Ill Crag, 935m (3069ft). Ill Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (4th in England, 15th in England & Wales). and a Wainwright (No. 1). Ill Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (5th in England, 17th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Broad Crag, 934m (3065ft). Broad Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (5th in England, 16th in England & Wales). and a Wainwright (No. 1). Broad Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (6th in England, 18th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Great End, 910m (2987ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (7th Eng, 22nd in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 5) and an English Nuttall (9th Eng, 25th Eng & Wal); Bow Fell (Bowfell) 902m (2960ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (8th Eng, 24th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 6) and an English Nuttall (10th Eng, 27th Eng & Wal); Esk Pike 885m (2904ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (13th Eng, 32nd in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 11) and an English Nuttall (16th Eng, 37th Eng & Wal); Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) 866m (2841ft) - an English Nuttall (20th Eng, 45th Eng & Wal) and Rossett Pike 651m (2137ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (144th Eng, 249th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 115) and an English Nuttall (193rd Eng, 330th Eng & Wal).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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7
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Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
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8
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

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1. *Crinkle Crags featuring Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) (centre) and The Langdale Pikes (right) from Great Langdale
Photo: Wayne Hill (26)

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Rock formations on Bow Fell (Bowfell). Walk route map c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

2. Rock formations on Bow Fell (Bowfell)
Photo: Tim Hope (135)


Approaching the (somewhat moody) Langdale Pikes along the Cumbria Wayin Great Langdale below Oakhowe Crag.. Walk route map c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

3. Approaching the (somewhat moody) Langdale Pikes along the Cumbria Wayin Great Langdale below Oakhowe Crag.
Photo: Graham Sykes (1)


Illgill Head (left), Wast Water and Middle Fell (right) from Scafell Pike. Walk route map c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

4. Illgill Head (left), Wast Water and Middle Fell (right) from Scafell Pike
Photo: Tony Higgs (30)


Rossett Pike summit ridge with The Langdale Pikes in the distance and Great Langdale far below. Walk route map c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

5. Rossett Pike summit ridge with The Langdale Pikes in the distance and Great Langdale far below
Photo: Alan Wainwright (191)


On a very wet Scafell Pike last summer (ha ha ha). Walk route map c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

6. On a very wet Scafell Pike last summer (ha ha ha)
Photo: Mark Kelly (1)


The famous waterspout on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell). Walk route map c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

7. The famous waterspout on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)
Photo: Tim Hope (126)


Me and my Dad, having a well earned rest at the top of Scafell Pike having completed all three peaks in the UK National Three Peaks Challenge.. Walk route map c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

8. Me and my Dad, having a well earned rest at the top of Scafell Pike having completed all three peaks in the UK National Three Peaks Challenge.
Photo: Fizz Annand (1)


Cairn at Ore Gap. Walk route map c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

9. Cairn at Ore Gap
Photo: Alan Wainwright (184)


Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale. Walk route map c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

10. Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale
Photo: Edward Felstead (7)



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