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Cold Pike
701m (2301ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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106th highest in England,
173rd in England & Wales

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133rd highest in England,
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Walk Cold Pike walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Cold Pike Summit

Photo: Richard Platt

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Cold Pike Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Cold Pike

Kevin Foster walked up on July 30th, 2021 [from/via/route] The Old Dungeon Ghyll National Trust car park. [with] By myself. [weather] Light rain, cloud base down, very limited visibility. - The next three tops along the Cold Pike ridge were a bit tricky to locate in mist. But by referring to my phone apps, my OS map and my Nuttalls guide book I was able to confidently bag them all. As Sod's Law dictates, as I returned to the top of the Browney Gill paved path for my long descent back down into Oxendale, the clouds began slowly lifting so that most of Pike o' Blisco was now visible (just the summit itself was still in mist). At least I'm coming back here to do the Crinkles and I'll make sure I pick a better day for it!

Christina Lander climbed on June 1st, 2021 [from/via/route] Three Shires Stone - Cold Pike - Three Shires Stone [with] Dick [weather] A beautiful sunny day - First day of our holiday staying at Station House, Troutbeck, Penrith

Michael Nolan bagged on June 1st, 2021 [from/via/route] Wrynose pass [with] Morag the lurcher Lucy Duncan and Ivy the other lurcher [weather] lovely day

Clare Tait hiked on September 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked near the Three Shires Stones. Couldn't see how to do it in a mile though as the sign post indicated. Ended up missing the pass across the red moss and going way around from the beginning of Crinkle Crags. But it was a perfect walking day with stunning views. [with] Charlie [weather] Sunshine. - No 57 Wainwright!

Sarah Hamer summited on September 1st, 2020 [from/via/route] Started out with blue skies and a spring in my step - more rock climbing than the guide would give you an indication of - bagged with Crinkle Crags and Cold Pike [with] Chris Hamer [weather] Started off sunny and 15 degrees - wind at the top which is to be expected but not enough to be an issue - The views from Crinkle Crags were just SPECTACULAR - seeing where we had been and where we were to go. To the coastline and the Isle of Man with views to Windermere.

Richard Marshall conquered on August 26th, 2020 [from/via/route] From ODG [with] Bo and Roxy [weather] WarmSunny/Cloudy little bit of drizzle In the afternoon

Wayne Baxter scaled on August 24th, 2020 [from/via/route] From the Three Shire Stone, upto High Teighton How, Red Tarn to Pike of Blisco. Return to Red Tarn, Great Knott and on to complete the Crinkle Grags. Returned to Cold Pike and dropped down to Red Tarn Moss and picked the same path as we started the walk to Three Shire Stone. [with] Sue [weather] Sunny

Diane Bellinger walked up on September 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Wrynose Pass [with] Theresa

Richard Banks climbed on March 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] Langdale [weather] Dreadful

Andrew Johnson bagged on February 5th, 2020 [from/via/route] Old DG [with] Ted [weather] Cleared to blue skies at some points, Snow on top with some hail

Penelope Twemlow hiked on July 31st, 2019 [from/via/route] From Pike o' Blisco and then back down to Oxendaale [with] My little ones, James, Lucy, Thea and Felix [weather] Overcast, a bit drizzly at times and one small bout of heavy rain. Mostly dry

Paul Macey summited on June 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Langdale via crinkle crags [with] Luke Macey [weather] dry some sun

Elaine Evans conquered on April 25th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Wrynose Pass followed road up to Three Shires Stone then left the road to take the path up to Red Tarn and Cold Pike, descended to Red Tarn then up to Pike O' Blisco before taking a direct route back to Wrynose Pass. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Dry, windy at times. - Back to car just in time before the hailstones and thunder and lightening. Could have taken an alternative route onto Cold Pike for a circular walk - lesson to check map instead of relying on sign posts alone!

Nick Dobson scaled on May 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Three shires stone Wrynose pass, to Pike O'Blisco then On to Cold Pike. [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] bright and sunny with excellent views. - scenery magnificent, making the next visit to do Crinkle Crags, a no brainer

Craig Steeland walked up on November 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Three Shires Stone in Wrynose Pass. [with] Sue [weather] Sunny with no wind and unseasonably warm.

David Watson climbed on August 25th, 2018 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll [weather] Sunny

Vic Royle bagged on June 15th, 2018 [from/via/route] Day-tripper with Pike O Bliscoe [with] Team Wiggle [weather] Soft like lenor - Aspirational families, sponsoring donkeys at Nailsworth, broken tooth last peak pre Italian Wedding Job - VR did not lose 60k - she was robbed and is not crazy!!!

Phillip Bulley hiked on May 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via Pike O Blisco [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny and very warm.

Darren Wilson summited on June 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Cockley Beck, Ulpha Fell, Little Stand, Cold Pike, Crinkle Crags, Hard Knott [with] lone walk [weather] Beautiful summers day

Simon Myerscough conquered on December 28th, 2006 [from/via/route] C279 [weather] Snowing & cloudy - low visibility

Louis Smith scaled on December 27th, 2017 [weather] snow on top

Julie Ross walked up on October 25th, 2017 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll [with] John and mike

Tracey Cowell climbed on August 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] Three Shire Stones/cold pike/pike o blisco [with] Andrew Foster and Billy Foster [weather] Cloudy and windy on summits

Simon Boddy bagged on June 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] Great Langdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Warm and sunny

Dave Eyes hiked on April 24th, 2017 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Gill car park [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Windy, Hail, Sunny - long day - back at car by 8.35pm almost 7000ft of ascent according to the gps

Chris Sheard summited on July 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Crinkle Crags [with] George 2 Martins & Damien [weather] Misty on top but very humid and warm - MM Missed the gully ascent we came for. Just walked off and effectively made us follow - don't like that attitude

Anthony Scott conquered on May 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] Three counties stone on Hardknott Pass [with] me [weather] Glorious! Blue sky, fresh cool wind, 14 degrees - With Pike O Blisco too

Mark Davidson scaled on August 2nd, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Sunny and warm - fantastic

Joanne Mcgawley walked up on July 6th, 2016 [with] Rich [weather] No Visibility and Damp! - 8.8 miles

Charlie Housley climbed on June 3rd, 2016 [from/via/route] Parked up at The Three Shires Stone and followed the path over Rough Crags. [with] Solo. [weather] Glorious sunshine and not a cloud in sight.

Rob Cheshire has bagged [from/via/route] From Three Shire Stone. [with] Solo [weather] Overcast, with very low cloud blowing in as I reached the top.

David Noble hiked on July 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] ODG Rosset Pike, Esk Pike, Bow Fell, Crinkle Crags, Cold Pike and Pike O Blisco [with] Solo [weather] Dry/Sunny

Leon Harvey summited on July 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Langsdale [with] Solo [weather] Strong Wind and lower cloud - 9hr Hike

Jan Dixon conquered on June 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] Wrynose Pass [with] Anya and Tia [weather] Windy, overcast but mild

Keith Eastman scaled on July 15th, 2014 [from/via/route] c279

Kevin Parnham walked up on July 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] pike o blisco and red tarn [with] Jo [weather] generally bright and sunny - couldn,t find path from red tarn so made our own way up

Bella Wella climbed on June 19th, 2014 [with] Sally, Rose, Paul, Ann & Andy

Marcus Bradshaw bagged on June 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] langdlae campsite . pike o Blisco and cold pike [with] marcus [weather] Sunny - England went out of the World Cup

Keith Evans hiked on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] ODG. Did this as a continuation of Esk Pike walk c371 onto walk c279 [with] John Mawson [weather] mixed cloud and sunny - Came down off Crinkle Crags onto Cold Pike

Doug Martin summited on April 2nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Three Shires Stone on Wrynose Pass [with] Mark & JC [weather] Murky but good

Clive Ward conquered on March 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] Wrynose Pass. Pike O'Blisco (mistake) then Crinkle Crags [with] On my own. [weather] Hazy sunshine, little wind. Great - Reached 17 degrees by time back at car

Raymond Barnett scaled on September 22nd, 2013 [from/via/route] langdale [with] self [weather] mist

Christine Knowles walked up on July 21st, 2013 [from/via/route] From Blea Tarn over Pike o'Blisco [with] Graham [weather] Beautiful. - Very quiet hill, but worth it.

Harry Meijer climbed on April 22nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel,Great Langdale [with] The Lake District Walker

Dale Verrall bagged on May 20th, 2012 [from/via/route] Langdales - Walk number C279 [with] Les & Amber [weather] Lovely day

Iain Taylor hiked on April 22nd, 2011 [from/via/route] Wrynose Pass (NY 28011 02857)

Darren Mortimer summited on October 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] Great Langdale [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Bloody cold but nice and sunny

Chris Bramley conquered on August 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] With Jaqueline and Blake and a "disco"

Christine Shepherd scaled on April 16th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walked from Great Langdale using walk c279 [with] My friend Jenny [weather] Bright and windy. - The path to this summit is rather indistinct as most people head straight for Crinkle Crags after Pike o'Blisco.

John Hoban walked up on September 30th, 2011 [from/via/route] Wrynose Pass [weather] Shorts and T-shirt

Clare Houlihan, Michael Austin, Angela Moroney, Melanie Dunn, David Kelley, Louise Sandwith, John Walter, David Shaw, Amanda Hinds, Jonathan Tobin, Craig Lewis, Elaine Grayson, Matthew Thomas, David Kelley, David Butterfield, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Phil Clark, Steve Frank, Peter Clark, Paul Booth, Ian Thomas, Tracey Cordes, Rod Cove, David Buttress, Linda Mckeogh, Paul Henderson, Trevor Williams, John Kendall, John Cuthbert, Patrick Buckland, Stephen Millington, Rob Barklamb, Andy Nicholls, Adam Shewry, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith, Sam Mercer, Ray O'hara and Steve Davenport have all walked, climbed & bagged Cold Pike.

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Cold Pike from the summit of Little Carrs

Cold Pike from the summit of Little Carrs

Photo: Ian Gaylard (19)

*Loft Crag (foreground far left), Lingmoor, Blea Tarn, Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco), Cold Pike and Crinkle Crags (featuring Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Gunson Knott) (mid-distance left to right) and Wetherlam, Great Carrs and Grey Friar (far-distance centre to right)  from the summit of Pike of Stickle (Langdale Pikes)

*Loft Crag (foreground far left), Lingmoor, Blea Tarn, Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco), Cold Pike and Crinkle Crags (featuring Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Gunson Knott) (mid-distance left to right) and Wetherlam, Great Carrs and Grey Friar (far-distance centre to right) from the summit of Pike of Stickle (Langdale Pikes)

Photo: Tim Hope (42)

From left to right: Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Cold Pike, Little Stand and finally the shoulder of Grey Friar from the summit of Hard Knott

From left to right: Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Cold Pike, Little Stand and finally the shoulder of Grey Friar from the summit of Hard Knott

Photo: Colin Jenkins (31)

Crinkle Crags from the summit cairn on Cold Pike

Crinkle Crags from the summit cairn on Cold Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (158)

Cold Pike and Cold Pike (West Top) from the cairn on the summit of Cold Pike (Far West Top)

Cold Pike and Cold Pike (West Top) from the cairn on the summit of Cold Pike (Far West Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (165)

Cold Pike, Little Stand and Browney Gill from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Cold Pike, Little Stand and Browney Gill from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Tim Hope (104)

Cold Pike (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit of Great Carrs

Cold Pike (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit of Great Carrs

Photo: Ian Gaylard (21)

Cold Pike summit cairn

Cold Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (494)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (left), Cold Pike (centre) from the summit of Cold Pike (West Top)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (left), Cold Pike (centre) from the summit of Cold Pike (West Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (163)

Little Stand (back) and Cold Pike (Far West Top) from Cold Pike (West Top)

Little Stand (back) and Cold Pike (Far West Top) from Cold Pike (West Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (164)


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