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Heron Pike
612m (2008ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Heron Pike as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 128)

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246th highest in England,
430th in England & Wales

Walk Heron Pike walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Heron Pike Summit

Photo: Chris Rybka

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The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL7 The English Lakes - South Eastern area


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90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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

Martin Hartshorne walked up on September 12th, 2022 [with] finley [weather] Low cloud then sunshine to finish

Ian Ashton climbed on August 20th, 2022 [from/via/route] Failed Fairfield horseshoe [with] Stevie H [weather] Bad

Mr Davison bagged on November 18th, 2017 [from/via/route] Fairfiled horseshoe [with] Ian F, Ian F, Mike, Gary, Simon, Martyn, Andy [weather] sunny,

Christine Shepherd hiked during May, 2007 [from/via/route] Walked from Rydal using walk c247 Did this walk for the fifth time on 19.6.22 [with] Tony Sailes [weather] Fine but misty on Fairfield - Bagged this again on 30.9.07 with Miriam & on my own on 30.4.11 & 25.3.18

Shirley Philips has summited [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside

John King conquered on June 18th, 2022 [from/via/route] A591/Alcock Tarn [weather] Clear & Dry

John Tippins scaled on June 18th, 2022 [from/via/route] From White Moss car park [with] With Cornelia [weather] Dry, sun/cloud, breezy & a bit chilly on exposed areas.

Tony Halliday walked up on May 28th, 2022 [from/via/route] Circular walk starting at rydal taking in nab scar heron pike rydal fell great rigg Fairfield hart crag dove crag high pike & low pike known as the fairfield circular or round [with] My boarder terrier jimmy boo and George also my wife sal [weather] The weather was warm start dry sunny no wind but cooler on the summit some clouds - A tough circular roughly 11 miles great views over rydal water & Windermere & surrounding fells a brutal start of 3.5 hours of climbing & equally as brutal 3.5 hours of going down ended with a nice couple of pints & the sun came out in all its glory in the beer garden

Geoff Hand climbed on December 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked at Rydal & walked along Rydal Water & Grasmere Lake & into Grasmere. Walked across the fields to the Swan, went up by Michael's fold then straight upto Heron Pike. Very tough! wouldn't recommend it. Came back by Lord Crag to Rydal. A damp day with poor visibility but hey I was walking in the Lakes so all good! [with] Alone with Tess [weather] Drizzle & damp. Poor visibility.

Pete George bagged on November 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Roco [weather] Sunny but wet underfoot

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

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag  (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

Photo: Alan Wainwright (211)

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Photo: Raymond Brown (29)

Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Photo: Jamie Caryl (1)

Sunset from Heron Pike

Sunset from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (8)

Approaching Heron Pike with Fairfield beyond

Approaching Heron Pike with Fairfield beyond

Photo: John Holt (3)

Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Park

Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Park

Photo: Wayne Hill (39)

Heron Pike (North Top) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Heron Pike (North Top) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (321)

Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Photo: Mike Walker (333)

Sun set over Heron Pike (North Top) on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Sun set over Heron Pike (North Top) on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (345)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (116)

Sunset from Heron Pike on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Sunset from Heron Pike on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (348)

Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Photo: Jamie Caryl (4)

Lake Windermere, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top) and Great Rigg (far right) from the summit of Low Pike (Scandale)

Lake Windermere, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top) and Great Rigg (far right) from the summit of Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (318)

*The Coniston Fells, The Langdale Pikes, High Raise, The Helvellyn Ridge, Fairfield, Seat Sandal, Great Rigg, Heron Pike and finally Loughrigg Fell from Lang How

*The Coniston Fells, The Langdale Pikes, High Raise, The Helvellyn Ridge, Fairfield, Seat Sandal, Great Rigg, Heron Pike and finally Loughrigg Fell from Lang How

Photo: David Connolly (6)

Dunmail Raise and Grasmere Village in the valley with Helvellyn (left), Fairfield (centre) and Seat Scandal, Great Rigg and Heron Pike beyond from Lang How

Dunmail Raise and Grasmere Village in the valley with Helvellyn (left), Fairfield (centre) and Seat Scandal, Great Rigg and Heron Pike beyond from Lang How

Photo: David Connolly (5)

Heron Pike, Rydal Fell, Great Rigg and Fairfield from Loughrigg Terrace

Heron Pike, Rydal Fell, Great Rigg and Fairfield from Loughrigg Terrace

Photo: Tim Hope (2)

Looking down to Alcock Tarn from near Heron Pike with Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell beyond

Looking down to Alcock Tarn from near Heron Pike with Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (111)

Heron Pike from Low Pike (Scandale)

Heron Pike from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (320)

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (35)

Windermere from Heron Pike

Windermere from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (7)


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