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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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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

Esk Pike is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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


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



Esk Pike 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.

You can walk to the top of Esk Pike by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:





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

Andrew Johnson walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged on September 10th, 2019 [from/via/route] Via mickleden to esk hause to Esk Pike. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny and warm.

Richard Marchant hiked 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.

Craig Steeland summited on May 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Old Dungeon Ghyll car park [with] With Sue [weather] Sunny, warm and dry

Caroline Winter conquered on April 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Millbeck farm, Micklebeck valley, Rossett Gill, Rossett Pike, Angle tarn, Esk Pike, Bow Fell, Shelter crags, The Band, Millbeck Farm [with] Becky [weather] Great views and sunny, 7 degrees on tops, light breeze on tops, great visibility - One of those mountains where you think you're at the top and there's another crag out of reach, then another

Nick Dobson scaled on July 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] Seathwaite Farm [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] bright and sunny in the main, but misty and low cloud on the top. - Once again the plan was to continue onto Bowfell, but once again conditions prevailed, as we approached Esk Hause, Esk Pike had disappeared from view. We continued to the top, but decided against continuing to Bowfell with very little visibility, instead taking in Seathwaite Fell on the way back down. On reaching Esk Hause we turned to see Esk Pike in brilliant sunshine with no cloud in view.

Tracey Cowell walked up on September 1st, 2018 [with] Andrew and Billy

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

Richard Marshall bagged on April 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] C371 [with] Chris and Bo [weather] Fine

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

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)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (183)

Moss Detail on Esk Pike

Moss Detail on Esk Pike

Photo: David Hayter (45)

Hard Knott summit cairn - with Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags gracing the skyline

Hard Knott summit cairn - with Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags gracing the skyline

Photo: Colin Jenkins (29)

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)

Rock Detail on Esk Pike

Rock Detail on Esk Pike

Photo: David Hayter (44)

Esk Pike from Hard Knott

Esk Pike from Hard Knott

Photo: David Hayter (198)

Esk Pike (far left), Great End (centre) and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

Esk Pike (far left), Great End (centre) and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (20)

*Northernly Panorama from the summit of Hard Knott featuring Sca Fell, Scafell Pike, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top)

*Northernly Panorama from the summit of Hard Knott featuring Sca Fell, Scafell Pike, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (63)

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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