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Great End
910m (2987ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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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

Photo: Stephen Dawson

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

John Fenwick walked up on October 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked from Wasdale head inn carpark. Used walk c197 [with] Romany [weather] Sunny with some clouds. Great visibility - Stuck to walk as recommended. Easy to follow. Great way to avoid the crowds going up Scarfell Pike.

Jane Wilkinson has climbed [with] Leanne

Marcelle Allman bagged on August 2nd, 2020 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [weather] Weat overcast

Rich Roberts hiked on August 2nd, 2020 [with] Marcelle

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 Marshall conquered on June 25th, 2020 [from/via/route] Scafell Pike Corridor route [with] Bo and Andy Pratt [weather] Sunny low wind and very hot. Middle of Pandemic

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

Andrew Johnson walked up on January 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] Seathwaite [with] Ted [weather] Cleared to blue skies at some points, Snow on top with some hail

Richard Marchant climbed on December 22nd, 1986 [from/via/route] Parked at Seathwaite walked up Grains Gill and eventually up to Esk Hause, up to Great End and then on to Great Gable from Sty Head and back down to Sty Head Styhead Gill to Seathwaite. [with] Nick Harker, Chris Aylen and Mark Howard [weather] A frosty start but a fine clear day all the way through the day but quite chilly on top. - This walk was part of the 4 day Navy boys exped to the Lakes.

Christina Lander bagged on June 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head - Styhead Pass - The Band - Great End - Lingmell - Wasdale Head. [with] Dick & Meg [weather] Hot and sunny. - Missed the turning up the Band, so headed up from Sprinkling Tarn to join the Band further up.

Paul Macey hiked on June 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Langdale rossetts pike Allen craggs [with] Luke Macey [weather] dry some sun

Stephen Batson summited on May 6th, 2019 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] Clare, Nick, Jade, Richard and Stacey [weather] Sun, Hail, Rain

Tracey Cowell conquered on January 8th, 2019 [with] Andrew and Billy

Louis Smith scaled on December 27th, 2018 [weather] mist

David Watson walked up on August 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll [weather] Sunny

Caroline Winter climbed 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 bagged 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 hiked on April 18th, 2006 [from/via/route] C271 [weather] Cloudy first, sunny later, Very very windy (hailstones)

Nick Dobson summited 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 conquered 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 scaled 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 walked up 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

John Walter climbed on May 26th, 2017 [with] Tricia

David Wand bagged on May 27th, 1988 [with] Gayle

Charlie Housley hiked on June 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Allen Crags and along the obvious path over Esk Hause that heads to Braod Crag before turning sharp north. [with] Solo. [weather] Extremely humid; possibly 80-90%. Thunder storms within half a mile but not actually overhead.

Elaine Grayson summited on April 23rd, 2016 [from/via/route] Middleboot Knotts Ill Crag descent via Sprinkling Tarn [weather] Very cold snow in air

David Noble conquered on September 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] Jack [weather] Sunny and cloudy

Clive Ward scaled on November 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll (Nov 14) Seathwaite (7th Oct 15) [with] Ben. See Esk Pike for details Ian, Conrad, Chris, Dave Bell (Oct 15)

Christine Shepherd walked up on July 15th, 2006 [from/via/route] Walked from Longthwaite Youth Hostel. After climbing Glaramara and Allen Crags using walk c301 from go4awalk there was enough time to bag Great End before heading down via Taylor Force. [with] Walkers from St George's Church Leeds. We were on a weekend away and I was leading an 'All Day Energetic Walk'. [weather] Glorious sunshine. - Enjoyed a swim in Styhead Tarn to cool off after a wonderful day's walking. Climbed this again on 3.10.15 after climbing Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head.

Philip Layton climbed on July 14th, 2006 [with] Karen, Karen & Steve

Mike Jackson bagged on September 12th, 2015 [from/via/route] Langdale [with] Global [weather] Awful - Part of the 24 Peaks in 24 hours

Elaine Evans hiked on September 4th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Seathwaite to Scafell Pike via Taylor Gill Force, Styhead Tarn, Corridor Route and Piers Gill. From Scafell Pike to Great End then return to Seathwaite by Sprinkling Tarn, Grains Gill and Stockley Bridge. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Beautiful day, fine and sunny with gentle breeze. Cooler at summit. - Part of our 60th birthday celebration walk.

Leon Harvey summited on April 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head & Scafell Pike [with] Solo [weather] Clear skies, sunny but biting cold wind

Jason Johnston has conquered [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] Becs & Jane [weather] Heavy rain low cloud

Kevin Parnham scaled on August 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Scafell Pike [with] Jo and Charlotte [weather] Excellent,clear and sunny - Not many people around late afternoon,quite a few people wild camping at both sprinkling and styhead tarns

Keith Eastman walked up on July 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] c197

Simon Boddy climbed on July 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Wasdale [with] Girlfriend [weather] Hot and sunny

Stephen Lewis bagged on May 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Seathwaite Farm [with] Keswick Mountain Festival group walk [weather] Sunny, windy and overcast - Slight diversion for Wainwright baggers on route to Scawfell Pike

Mark Hanley hiked on May 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Seathwaite [weather] Sunny, Windy

Derek Parkin summited on November 16th, 2012 [from/via/route] seathwaite [with] lynn parkin [weather] low cloud no views

Gill Watson conquered on May 3rd, 2008 [from/via/route] from sca fell pike [with] G. Ru

John Powell scaled during August, 2012 [from/via/route] Grains Gill Cust's Gully

Dave Eyes walked up on August 19th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Seathwaithe [with] Christine Eyes [weather] fair and warm - cloud on summit - no view

Denis Hoyle climbed on July 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Corridor route [weather] One of the best days of the year. - Early start, only 6 poeple at summit, great views.

Phillip Bulley bagged on July 9th, 2013 [from/via/route] Styhead Tarn [with] Judith and Toby the dog [weather] Started off sunny and hot but as we reached the summit the mist came from nowhere the visibilty was down to 20m. Couldn't see a thing.

Andy Rushworth hiked during August, 2009 [from/via/route] Langdale via Stickle Gill the Pikes Great End Scafell Pike back via Bow Fell Crinkle Crags [weather] Hot and sunny

John Nicholson summited on July 8th, 2011 [from/via/route] Seathwaite. Used AW walk - no 13 from "Fell Walking with Wainwright"

Stephen Eddy conquered on April 28th, 2012 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Neil Whitehead [weather] Sunny - Continued onto Scafell Pike

Harry Meijer scaled on April 24th, 2013 [from/via/route] Seathwaite Farm,Borrowdale [with] The Lake District Walker

Andy Frith walked up on May 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] Via route c271 very good route [with] Charlie and Aaron [weather] 20m visability, 3 deg -5 deg with wind chill

Darren Mortimer has climbed [from/via/route] Seathwaite [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Cold frosty with snow on the high ground

Iain Taylor bagged on August 22nd, 2010 [from/via/route] Seathwaite (NY 23591 12285)

Chris Bramley hiked on October 21st, 2012 [from/via/route] Seathwaite after Scafel pike [weather] Jaqui, N Blake n Jan - Lovely day walked off this mountain off piste with Blake

Paul Carmichael summited on July 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] seathwaite [with] solo

Christine Knowles conquered on March 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] Mickledon, Rosset Pike, Esk Hause [with] Graham [weather] Beautiful. Cloud up and down though

Colin Pomfret scaled on June 22nd, 1987 [from/via/route] Seathwaite

Mark Davidson walked up during 1998 [with] JH

Jim Derby, Wendy Sockett, Melanie Dunn, Louise Sandwith, Jenny Godfrey, Mr M A Blanchard, Leon Potts, Adrian Roberts, Grahame Black, Peter Walsh, Craig Lewis, Trevor Longman, David Shaw, Neil Heywood, Jonathan Tobin, David Laws, Carl Abbott, David Butterfield, Adam Shewry, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jill Dean, Steve Frank, Paul Booth, Raymond Barnett, Paul Henderson, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Tracey Cordes, John Kendall, Jeanette Coward, Kevin Whelan, Ian Thomas, Les Bennett, Patrick Buckland, Victoria Bates, Stephen Millington, Elaine Kenny, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, John Tippins, Ray O'hara, Doug Jeffries, Libby Burns and Abubakar Bham have all walked, climbed & bagged Great End.

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Climbing towards the col between Broad Crag and Great End

Climbing towards the col between Broad Crag and Great End

Photo: Craig Carter (30)

Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from near the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from near the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (35)

Looking down Mosedale to Wasdale Head from Little Scoat Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale) on the right in shadow and the Scafell Massif (featuring Great End, Broad Crag, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) across the valley

Looking down Mosedale to Wasdale Head from Little Scoat Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale) on the right in shadow and the Scafell Massif (featuring Great End, Broad Crag, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) across the valley

Photo: Rob Barklamb (48)

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (3)

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)

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)

Great End and Styhead Tarn catching the light

Great End and Styhead Tarn catching the light

Photo: Andy Malcolm (76)

The Langdale Pikes and Windermere from Great End (Scafell Massif)

The Langdale Pikes and Windermere from Great End (Scafell Massif)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (8)

Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag, Great End and Esk Hause from Lingcove Bridge

Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag, Great End and Esk Hause from Lingcove Bridge

Photo: Colin Jenkins (33)

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

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)


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