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Walk Great End walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
The view from the summit of
Great End

Photograph by Stephen Dawson

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Great End is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL6
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89 and 90
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    Great End is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

    * Version including the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.





    You can walk to the top of Great End by using any of these 8 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c197 Lingmell and Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Wasdale Head, Wast Water, Lingmell, Lingmell Col, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Great End, Esk Hause, Sty Head, Lingmell Beck, Gable Beck Bridge, Wasdale Head, Wast Water.

    Length: 14.5km (9 miles) | Ascent: 1,126m (3,696ft) | Allow at least: 7hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c215 Scafell Pike from Seathwaite

    Route Summary: - Seathwaite, Grains Gill, Styhead Gill, Styhead Tarn, Corridor Route, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Great End, Esk Hause, Grains Gill, Seathwaite.

    Length: 15km (9½ miles) | Ascent: 1,060m (3,477ft) | Allow at least: 7hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c271 The Scafell Massif from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Wasdale Head, (National Trust Campsite), Wast Water, Lingmell, Middleboot Knotts, Round How (Scafell), Great End, Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike, Mickledore, Foxes Tarn, Symonds Knott, Sca Fell, Wast Water.

    Length: 15.5km (9¾ miles) | Ascent: 1,567m (5,140ft) | Allow at least: 8¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c453 The Scafell Mountains from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Wasdale Head, (National Trust Campsite), Wast Water, Lingmell, Corridor Route, Great End, Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike, Mickledore, Foxes Tarn, Symonds Knott, Sca Fell, Slight Side, Broad Tongue, Hardrigg Gill, Wasdale Head, Wast Water.

    Length: 17.5km (11 miles) | Ascent: 1,648m (5,409ft) | Allow at least: 9½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c416 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

    Route Summary: - Great Langdale, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, The Cumbria Way, Mickleden Beck, Rossett Gill, Rossett Pike, Angle Tarn (Langdale), Esk Hause, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Great End, Esk Hause, Angle Tarn, Rossett Gill, Mickleden, Mickleden Beck, The Cumbria Way, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale.

    Length: 18km (11¼ miles) | Ascent: 1,183m (3,883ft) | Allow at least: 8hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


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

    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.

    Length: 20km (12½ miles) | Ascent: 1,428m (4,684ft) | Allow at least: 9¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c166 The Scafell Masiff from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

    Route Summary: - Eskdale, Wha House Farm, Hare Crag, Quagrigg Moss, Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Great End, Esk Hause, Lingcove Bridge, Great Moss, Eskdale.

    Length: 22km (13¾ miles) | Ascent: 1,519m (4,982ft) | Allow at least: 10hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard


    Walk c110 The Eskdale Skyline from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

    Route Summary: - Eskdale, Wha House Farm, Hare Crag, Quagrigg Moss, Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Great End, 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, Great Moss, Brotherikeld, Eskdale.

    Length: 22.5km (14 miles) | Ascent: 1,832m (6,009ft) | Allow at least: 9hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Great End, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.



    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Great EndFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Great End

    Tracey Cowell walked up Great End on January 8th, 2019 [with] Andrew and Billy

    Louis Smith climbed Great End on December 27th, 2018 [weather] mist

    David Watson bagged Great End on August 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll [weather] Sunny

    Caroline Winter hiked Great End on August 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Seathwaite, Grains Gill, Broad Crag, Sca Fell Pike, Ill Crag, Great End [with] Becky [weather] warm, clear skies, light breeze - obviously a tiring walk. Sca Fell Pike heaving with people taking selfies. Some bottled it at Broad Crag, not wanting to do the steep descent and climb up to the top- shame. Thought Ill Crag was opposite Broad Crag but worked it out on ScaFell Pike and made for it on return.

    Michael Lee summited Great End during 1990 [from/via/route] Seathwaite, Stockley Bridge, Grains Gill, Great End Scafell Pike. Back via Lingmell (corridor route) Sty Head & Stockley Bridge.. [with] Chris my brother [weather] Sunny with snow on ground - Second attempt, first got stopped by rescuing cragfast chap in a gully on Great End in running snowmelt..

    Simon Myerscough conquered Great End on April 18th, 2006 [from/via/route] C271 [weather] Cloudy first, sunny later, Very very windy (hailstones)

    Nick Dobson scaled Great End on August 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] Seathwaite farm via Grains gill and Esk hause. [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Dry and breezy with cloud cover - Fantastic views along the way, we were going to add Esk Pike as well but with time getting on took in Allen Craggs instead on return to Seathwaite.

    Craig Steeland walked up Great End on September 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] From National Trust car park at the head of Wasdale [with] Sue [weather] Partly cloudy and warm with light winds - A long, tough walk with an unwelcome boggy section at the end

    Iain Jones climbed Great End on August 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale [with] Steven Hunt - 26 August 2017 - The Wainwright 60 - Day 6 (Scafell)

    Anthony Scott bagged Great End on July 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] NT campsite at Wast Water [with] me [weather] White cloud and some sun - Hard to find path to Esk Hause

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Great End

    The summit of Great End

    1. The summit of Great End
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (529)

    The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow

    2. The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow
    Photo: Chris Brankin (38)

    Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End and Lingmell from the summit of Yewbarrow

    3. Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End and Lingmell from the summit of Yewbarrow
    Photo: David Hemingway (6)

    Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell and Slightside from the summit of Yewbarrow

    4. Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell and Slightside from the summit of Yewbarrow
    Photo: David Hemingway (7)

    Round How peeping through the mist from the bottom of Great End

    5. Round How peeping through the mist from the bottom of Great End
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (350)

    The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit of Little Stand

    6. The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit of Little Stand
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (166)

    The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit cairn on Crinkle Crags (South Top)

    7. The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit cairn on Crinkle Crags (South Top)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (168)

    The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

    8. The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (171)

    The Scafell Massif - Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag & Great End - with Bow Fell (Bowfell) in the right foreground from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

    9. The Scafell Massif - Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag & Great End - with Bow Fell (Bowfell) in the right foreground from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (182)

    Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause

    10. Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (187)


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