The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
NB. Pillar Rock is classified as a 'moderate' rock climb and should not be attempted without a rope and specialist climbing gear.
The summit of Pillar Rock is marked by a cairn.
Pillar Rock is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL4|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
Pillar Rock is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:
*Version marked with the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Pillar Rock
Christine Shepherd walked up on September 23rd, 2017 [from/via/route] From Wasdale [with] With Mike from go4awalk and Alan Pearson a climbing instructor [weather] Started off okay but Rain & wind set in at midday - Can't believe that I actually did this. Thank you to my two brilliant companions for their help & encouragement. My first & last roped climb.
Wendy Sockett and Mark Davidson have both walked, climbed & bagged Pillar Rock.
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