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High Pike (Scandale)
656m (2153ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited High Pike (Scandale) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged High Pike (Scandale)

Mr Davison walked up High Pike (Scandale) on November 18th, 2017 [from/via/route] Fairfield horseshoe [with] Ian F, Ian F, Mike, Gary, Simon, Martyn, Andy [weather] sunny,

Christine Shepherd climbed High Pike (Scandale) during May, 2007 [from/via/route] Rydal using walk c247 'The Fairfield Horseshoe' Did this walk for the fifth time on 19.6.22 [with] Tony Sailes [weather] Fine but misty on the tops. - Did the Fairfield Horseshoe again on my own on a gorgeous spring day on 26.3.12 & 25.3.18

Shirley Philips has bagged High Pike (Scandale) [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside

Tony Halliday hiked High Pike (Scandale) 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 summited High Pike (Scandale) on January 12th, 2022 [from/via/route] Fairfield Round from Ambleside via Rydal Mount, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike, Low Pike & back by Sweden Bridge. [with] Alone with Tess [weather] Cold, cloud & sun getting clearer as day went on. - Plenty of snow on Fairfield , Hart Cragg, Dove Crag & High Pike. Was treated to a fly-by the RAF between Hart Crag & Dove Cragg. Scared Tess out of her wits!

Pete George conquered High Pike (Scandale) on November 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Roco [weather] Sunny but wet underfoot

Carl Tillotson scaled High Pike (Scandale) on August 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe [with] June [weather] Sunny, little wind, high level cloud - Went down the bad step, not bad in the end, lol.

Andrew Flynn walked up High Pike (Scandale) on August 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Nicola [weather] Sunny

Nick Dobson climbed High Pike (Scandale) on August 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Ambleside via Low Sweden Bridge taking in Low Pike as well. [with] Margaret & Ralph. [weather] Warm clear day with occasional light rain. - This was the 3rd Attempt to complete the remaining 2 on the Fairfield Horseshoe. Previously the temperatures had been too hot to take Ralph up onto the fells. 181 done, 33 remaining.

Jeremy Torrance bagged High Pike (Scandale) on July 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Duncan [weather] Sunny - Fairfield Horseshoe

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of High Pike (Scandale)

High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell (3)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (319)

Rocky outcrop marking the summit of Low Pike (Scandale) with High Pike (Scandale) (above left) in the background

Rocky outcrop marking the summit of Low Pike (Scandale) with High Pike (Scandale) (above left) in the background

Photo: Mike Walker (317)

Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Les Swindell (5)

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (7)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Les Swindell (7)

My wife just below High Pike (Scandale) during a temperature inversion on the Fairfield Horseshoe

My wife just below High Pike (Scandale) during a temperature inversion on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Photo: Mike Frith (1)

Middle Dodd, Red Screes, Snarker Pike, the Scandale Valley and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Middle Dodd, Red Screes, Snarker Pike, the Scandale Valley and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (323)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Peter Inglis (2)

High Pike (Scandale) summit cairn

High Pike (Scandale) summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (322)

Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Les Swindell (4)


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