Low Pike (Scandale)
The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Low Pike (Scandale)
John Hanlon walked up on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Rothay Hotel (BadgerBar) [with] solo [weather] Sunny - Wainwright 8of8 on the Fairfield Horseshoe route
Phil Higgins climbed on June 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Nab Scar (clockwise) [with] Steve Brown [weather] Mixed! - Running Fairfield Horseshoe. 10.49 miles distance. 2:24.
Andy Buxton bagged on September 27th, 1997 [from/via/route] From Ambleside as start of Fairfield Horseshoe (Low Pike, High Pike, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Heron Pike, Nab Scar) [with] Dan [weather] Cool, clear day, but windy. - Enjoyable route
David Hughes hiked during June, 2012 [from/via/route] 2012 [with] gal waz
Jon Bowskill summited on April 4th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Braeside Saturday went anti clockwise, sunny day but windy with some old snow on summits just under 7 hours with no stops. Long route from Fairfield peak to Rydal. longer than expected. Need to try clockside.. [with] On my own [weather] Warm and sunny - Try clockwise from Rydal
Andrew Johnson conquered on October 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rydal [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy
Richard Marchant scaled on July 29th, 2010 [from/via/route] This route taken was the Heart of the Lakes Rydal Round Fell Race route as I took part in the said named fell race that day starting from the Ambleside Lakeland Sports Show and finishing back there. [with] On my own but with a number of other fell runners taking part in the Heart of the Lakes Rydal Round Fell Race from Ambleside Lakeland Sport Show. [weather] Sunny day with white fluffy clouds, nice cool breeze. - First time for me to do a big fell race in the Lakes.
Joe Mccusker walked up on July 13th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rydal [with] Paula, Alfie and Lily. [weather] Sunny - Tough coming down
John Tippins climbed on May 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Ambleside, walk c184 from go4awalk.com. [with] Afia, Zahra and Farah. [weather] Sunny with clouds, few spots of rain in the afternoon.
Adrian Collins bagged on May 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside (c247). [with] David & Dicky [weather] Dry, mostly clear - Excellent views. Wonderful day. Having done the walk in both directions, I definitely prefer doing the horseshoe clockwise.
Alan Jolly hiked on May 10th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Ambleside as part of Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Denis Jolly [weather] Sunny on the way out and sleet and rain on the way back
Simon Boddy summited on April 20th, 2019 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] My girlfriend [weather] A lovely warm and sunny day. Cooler at the summit though. - Did Low Pike followed by High Pike and Dove Crag
Liz Sheerin conquered on June 24th, 2016 [from/via/route] Ambleside - Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Neil
Mark Price scaled on July 25th, 2015 [from/via/route] Fairfeild horseshoe starting from low pike [with] Shaun Dunmall, David Hill, Andrew Visiloi, Marek [weather] fair
Tracey Cowell walked up on August 9th, 2018 [with] Billy Foster [weather] Sunny
John Almond climbed on July 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] c247 The Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - LOW PIKE - Wainwright 142 [weather] Hot, cloudy at times. - Stayed on the ridge from Low Pike, missing out High Sweden Bridge
Lucy Perchard bagged on May 17th, 2018 [from/via/route] Heading down from High Pike at the end of the Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Tony [weather] Lovely but very windy
Simon Myerscough hiked on November 8th, 2009 [from/via/route] C184 [with] Joanne [weather] cloudy but clearing at times
Graham Coules summited on September 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe [weather] Warm and sunny.
Anjanee Neat conquered on August 19th, 2017 [from/via/route] The Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside [with] Husband and walking group, the Lake District walkers [weather] Cloudy, sunny, windy - Total number of people 6, inc guide
Andrew Peate scaled on March 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Jack, Harry [weather] Sunny with snow on ground
Tony Deegan walked up on August 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horeshoe [with] Si [weather] first half in rain, second half drizzle and sunshine.
Michael Hamer climbed on July 25th, 2017 [from/via/route] Fairfield horseshoe [with] Own [weather] Misty
Chris Sheard bagged on April 9th, 2000 [from/via/route] To Ambleside via horseshoe [with] George Barbara & Margaret [weather] Cold - Hard going slow and all got very cold
Wayne Baxter hiked on May 24th, 2013 [from/via/route] Fairfield horse shoe clockwise [with] Sue [weather] Sunny
Elaine Evans summited on February 24th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Ambleside to Low Pike and on to High Pike [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Beautiful clear day for the most part, did become overcast but no rain. - Very, very boggy ground in some places. Returned home in a bit of a mess!
Doug Martin conquered on January 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] Scandale Lane - Sweden Bridge - Scandale Pass [with] Millie [weather] Clear skies to start but hill fog descended late morning - chilly on top but not too bad. - Wall all the way down - tremendous feat of building.
Emily Sharratt scaled on July 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] Part of the Fairfield Horseshoe [with] James [weather] Bright sunshine. Lovely breeze. - Awful descent down a VERY steep rock face.
Louis Smith walked up on December 17th, 2016 [weather] temperature inversion
Steve Cookson has climbed [from/via/route] ambleside [with] gillie etc [weather] fair
Claire Kirk bagged on August 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] Rydal (Fairfield Horseshoe) [with] Alone [weather] Fine
Mark Davidson hiked on June 25th, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Beautiful and sunny
Andrew Joss summited on September 2nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Barbara [weather] Rainy
Phillip Bulley conquered on July 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Ambleside [with] Judith and Ruby [weather] Low cloud with no views at all and very windy.
Christine Flitcroft scaled on April 9th, 2015 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Sandra [weather] Sunny
Jon Mapp walked up on June 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] c247 [with] Just Suzzanné and me [weather] Clear and fair, a little mist on the tops but pleasant walking weather, not too hot and no rain. - A long slog of a walk - Walking Nab Scar first, got the major climb out of the way.
Jan Dixon climbed on June 11th, 2016 [from/via/route] Horseshoe [with] Clare [weather] Misty, humid
Phill Brown bagged on October 17th, 2003 [with] Anne [weather] Sunny
Richard Marshall hiked on May 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] Fairfield horseshoe [with] Volkan and Bo [weather] Sunny
Roddy Mcdougall summited on April 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] Ambleside [weather] Dry, bright, sunny
Colin Millar conquered on March 12th, 2016 [from/via/route] Ambleside (Fairfield Horseshoe)
David Watson scaled on June 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Ambleside [weather] Cloudy and cool.
Chris Bailey walked up on October 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside [with] Luke
Tony Rogerson climbed on December 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] Low Pike High Pike & Scandale return [with] Darren [weather] High cloud
Christina Lander bagged on August 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Rydal - High Sweden Bridge - Low Pike - High Pike - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Fairfield - Great Rigg Man - Heron Pike - Nab Scar - Rydal [with] Mick & Kath and Dick [weather] Really warm & sunny
Les Wrightson has hiked [from/via/route] c247 via Fairfield from sykeside campsite [with] Tan [weather] fine cold on the tops - storm during Saturday night into sunday morning driving rain and high winds
Paul Peppiate summited on June 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Rydal Hall [with] Ann [weather] Sunny with light showers - First ridge walk with Ann (Fairfield Horseshoe)
Paul Macey conquered on June 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] C247 plus ridge route great Rigg stone arthur
David Fearn scaled on April 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside walk 247 [with] Alone [weather] Very Sunny - Walked the Fairfield Horseshoe so descended from High Pike to Low Pike. The descended to Ambleside. Missed my intended route back to Ambleside via High Sweden Bridge. So returned to Ambleside via Low Sweden Bridge. Must return to find intended route ie high Sweden Bridge. Major Hydro works being carried out on Scandale Beck
Andy Pearce walked up on March 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Ambleside via Red Screes, Dove Crag and High Pike [with] Anita Pearce, Tyler Peacock [weather] Sunny
Kevin Parnham climbed on January 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] High Pike [with] Jo [weather] Cold and windy but improving - First time we stopped and ate anything on the round. Snow turned to rain as we dropped height
Stan Goodall has bagged [with] miri
Andy Gibbs hiked during September, 2014 [from/via/route] From Ambleside en route to Dove Crag and Hart Fell [with] Jake & Eddie [weather] Good. Hazy
Mark Bradley summited on July 2nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Fairfield Horshoe Ambleside [with] Janet [weather] Sunny, windy on top
Leon Harvey conquered on August 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] c247 Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Solo [weather] wet, wet,wet, windy and cold
Andy James scaled during October, 2012 [with] Suzie James
Bella Wella walked up on June 10th, 2014 [with] Paul forgotten the exact date
Michael Vaughn has climbed [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] alone [weather] clear
Craig Steeland bagged on May 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ambleside as part of Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Sue [weather] Partly sunny, dry and warm
David Noble hiked on May 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] Rydal [with] Chris [weather] Heavy rain and wind with cloud
Peter Pain summited on May 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] From Nab Scar, Doing Fairfield Horseshoe back to Ambleside [with] Lynda Davidson [weather] 7 degrees, cloudy, wind picking up on top of ridge making it feel colder
Steve Frank conquered on April 16th, 2008 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Jackie Frank et al. [weather] Mist
David Baines scaled on July 12th, 2007 [from/via/route] High Sweden Bridge [with] Alone [weather] Dull cool evening - Not the easiest of summits! to locate, panoramic views over Ambleside & Rydal.
Victoria Bates walked up on January 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ambleside
Marcus Bradshaw climbed on December 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] From Ambleside carpark. The Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Marcus [weather] Beautiful sunshine. NO WIND. Mist at the top of Fairfield. - A long descent with a wall to the right of us which was annoying. This was a great summit to find. Certainly a scramble down to the bottom of the hill.
Clive Ward bagged on May 14th, 2011 [from/via/route] Ambleside / High Sweden Bridge [with] Hazel [weather] Dry - Hazel got blisters - new boots - so didn't make it to Dove Crag that day
Lee Senior hiked on October 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] As part of the Fairfield horsehoe (clockwise) [with] Andy B [weather] dry, windy on tops, occasional sunny intervals
Tim Buckley summited on July 12th, 2010 [from/via/route] As part of the Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside. [with] Esther and Naomi. [weather] Warm and overcaste - Arrived at 13.40. Missed turn for High Sweden Bridge, crossed Scandale Beck by Low Sweden Bridge and back to Ambleside.
Dave Eyes conquered on August 23rd, 2010 [from/via/route] from Swan at Grasmere up on to Fairfield horseshoe and round to Ambleside [with] Christine Eyes [weather] dull - rain
Joanne Mcgawley scaled on August 16th, 2013 [from/via/route] Ambleside ~ Nab Scar ~ Herons Pike ~ RydaL Fell ~ Great Rigg ~ Fairfield ~ Hart Crag ~ Dove Crah ~ High Pike ~ Low Pike ~ Ambleside [with] Rich [weather] Muggy then windy on tops - 12.06 miles
Iain Jones walked up on July 16th, 2013 [from/via/route] The Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside
Ann Davis climbed on July 15th, 2013 [from/via/route] ambleside via fairefield horseshoe rydal start [weather] glorious sun
Angela O'neill bagged on July 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] John [weather] Dry & Warm - With broken right hand
John Nicholson hiked on July 30th, 2010 [from/via/route] walk c247 The Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside reversed. Ambleside to Low pike first
Harry Meijer summited on April 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] The Fairfield Horseshoe,Ambleside [with] The Lake District Walker
Andrew Martin conquered on May 6th, 2013 [from/via/route] ambleside [with] self [weather] sunny below 2000ft misty above
Denis Hoyle scaled on May 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] c247 Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside. [with] Sharon [weather] Wet and mist - Poor visability.
Christine Knowles walked up on May 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Fairfield horseshoe from Ambleside [with] Graham [weather] Beautiful day
Anthony Scott climbed on September 29th, 2012 [from/via/route] ambleside [with] anthony [weather] windy
Steve Gilmore bagged on March 8th, 2013 [from/via/route] Did the Fairfield horseshoe (walk c247) from Ambleside in clock wise direction [with] Steve Taylor & Ian Matthews-Golledge [weather] On the lower levels it was cool and a little drizzle, getting windier and colder the higher we got. At the top it visibilty was probably about 50 yds or less, Snow on the ground.
Raymond Barnett hiked on February 7th, 2013 [from/via/route] ambleside [with] self [weather] cold snow but no wind today
David Lane summited on August 18th, 2010 [with] Kelly
Iain Taylor conquered on January 23rd, 2011 [from/via/route] Rydal (NY 36481 06207)
Paul Carmichael scaled on October 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] walk c247 The Fairfield Horseshoe [with] solo [weather] sunny, windy, cold
Tony Aspden walked up on May 30th, 2009 [from/via/route] Ambleside to Patterdale [with] Andy [weather] Sunny - Fairfield Horseshoe 21/05/2012
Charlie Housley climbed on August 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Sweden Bridge as part of the Fairfield Horseshoe route. [with] A bunch of geocachers and Wainwright Baggers! [weather] Wonderful and sunny. - First of 8 for the day.
Christine Shepherd bagged during May, 2007 [from/via/route] Walk c247 Fairfield Horseshoe [with] Tony Sailes [weather] Bight but mist on Fairfield - Bagged again on a sunny day on 12.5.12.
Stephen Littlewood hiked on June 3rd, 2008 [from/via/route] from High Pike
Chris Bramley summited on February 25th, 2012 [from/via/route] Fairfield horseshoe [with] Janet
Deborah Allingham conquered on March 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] J [weather] Baking hot and sunny!
Darren Mortimer scaled on March 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny
Darren Gallagher walked up on March 23rd, 2010 [from/via/route] c247
Andy Nicholls climbed on August 31st, 2011 [from/via/route] Ambleside
Jim Derby, Matthew Thomas, Jane Wilkinson, Neil Heywood, David Kelley, Jo Dixon, John Walter, David Kelley, David Shaw, David Laws, Jacqui Smith, Claire Rigg, Carl Abbott, Jill Dean, David Hickin, Louise Sandwith, Dennis Brown, David Butterfield, Neil Bennett, Michael Nolan, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Ian Thomas, Geoffrey Robertshaw, Paul Booth, Tracey Cordes, Peter Clark, Michael Lewis, David Buttress, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Martyn Howarth, Phyllis Mcgibbon, Paul Henderson, John Cuthbert, G Philpott, Carol Juden, Rob Gurney, Patrick Buckland, Chris Turner, John Southward, Rob Barklamb, Stephen Millington, Robin Blunden, Jeanette Coward, Adam Shewry, Ray O'Hara and Libby Burns have all walked, climbed & bagged Low Pike (Scandale).
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