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Esk Pike
885m (2904ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Esk Pike as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
13th highest in England,
33rd in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 11)

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English Nuttall
16th highest in England,
38th in England & Wales

Walk Esk Pike walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Esk Pike Summit

Photo: David Hayter

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OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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

Wayne Baxter walked up on April 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] From old Dungeon Ghyl car park follow Cumbria way path up to Rossett Pike, onto Esk Pike. Onto a clear path to Bow fell (follow the cairns) Down via the band to the car park [with] Sue [weather] Sunny

Sarah Culverhouse climbed on August 13th, 2020 [from/via/route] ODG [with] Mary Puppins [weather] glorious sunshine

John Bryers bagged on August 13th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked up Oxendale through the farm. Continued WSW beside the wall and then bear SW (left) at a fork on a level path to reach the footbridge over Oxendale Beck. Cross the bridge and bear SW up a clear path that eventually bears S beside Browney Gill to reach a junction of paths on the col. Turning left up to peak of Pike O' Blisco. Returning to col and up to Great Crag, skirting around on right to Crinkle Crag (South top) and along ridge to Crinkle Crags (North Top). Continued along ridge along the crinkle crags 4 and 5 and up to top of Bow Fell. continued along ridge dropping down to Ore Gap and continued up to top of Esk Pike. [with] With Mya my faithful 13 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Very warm day, sweated up to Col, breeze did help and clouded in a touch. - Set off at 7.37am after parking in NT car park at New dungeon Ghyll (£8.00 parking).

Clare Tait hiked on August 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Langdale Valley and Rossett Ghyll, Bowfell and return down The Band [with] Charlie [weather] Bright sunshine and. - Angle Tarn beautiful and peaceful as ever. A rocky ascent to the top with good views.

Andy Buxton summited during August, 1987 [from/via/route] From ODG via Oxendale, Crinkle Crags, Bowfell, Esk Pike, Allen Crags, Great End, Scafell Pike. (All done at various other times as well) [with] Solo [weather] Sunny - Camped by small tarn near top of Allen Crags (High House Tarn)

Richard Banks conquered on June 23rd, 2019 [from/via/route] Langdale

Andrew Johnson scaled 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

Elaine Evans walked up on September 13th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Seathwaite via Grains Gill to Esk Hause and Esk Pike, then to Rossett Pike via Ore Gap and Angle Tarn. Return via Langstrath to Stonethwaite. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Wonderful walking weather fair with a cooling breeze. - Thank you to Sue's husband who moved the car from Seathwaite to Stonethwaite for us. Well done to Christine for also bagging Seathwaite Fell and Allen Crags.

Phillip Bulley climbed on September 10th, 2019 [from/via/route] Via mickleden to esk hause to Esk Pike. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny and warm.

Richard Marchant bagged on October 28th, 1993 [from/via/route] This was a walk carried out just by me from New Dungeon Ghyll and took me up Stickle Ghyll to Stickle Tarn up the back on to Langdale Pikes taking in both Pikes and on to Martcrag moor round to Rossett Pike and to Angle Tarn up to Ore Gap-Esk Pike-Bow Fell-Crinkle Crags-Great Knott- Pike of Blisco then back down to New Dungeon Ghyll. [with] On my own. [weather] Wet dull dreary day.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Esk Pike

Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (173)

Snow on Esk Pike (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Snow on Esk Pike (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Tony Higgs (29)

Mist on Esk Pike

Mist on Esk Pike

Photo: David Hayter (41)

The Band (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike (centre) and Pike of Stickle (far right) surround Mickleden from Great Langdale

The Band (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike (centre) and Pike of Stickle (far right) surround Mickleden from Great Langdale

Photo: David Hayter (360)

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Esk Pike, Rossett Pike and The Langdale Pikes including Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) (left) Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Stool End, Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Esk Pike, Rossett Pike and The Langdale Pikes including Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) (left) Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Stool End, Great Langdale

Photo: Derek Royston (4)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) and Esk Pike from the shelter on Esk Hause

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) and Esk Pike from the shelter on Esk Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (188)

Rock Detail on Esk Pike

Rock Detail on Esk Pike

Photo: David Hayter (44)

Great Gable (mid-distance right) with The Scafell Massif beyond with Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (far left) from Littledale Edge

Great Gable (mid-distance right) with The Scafell Massif beyond with Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (far left) from Littledale Edge

Photo: Rob Barklamb (21)

360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (15)

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike & The Langdale Pikes from Loughrigg

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike & The Langdale Pikes from Loughrigg

Photo: Gerry Ball (58)


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