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Red Pike (Wasdale)
826m (2711ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
32nd highest in England,
62nd in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 26)

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English Nuttall
39th highest in England,
73rd in England & Wales

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

Chris Sheard walked up on June 14th, 2022 [from/via/route] Ridge from Yewbarrow [with] Solo [weather] Pleasant at Dore head, light cool winds with odd warmer blasts, no rain brightening - Up from Dore head was a bit of a drag but summited suprising quickly, 3 hrs from parking

Tim Winn climbed on April 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] Barry, Paul and Roger [weather] Sunny

Christine Shepherd bagged on May 15th, 2005 [from/via/route] I climbed this as part of the Mosedale Horseshoe from Wasdale Head Climbed again using walk c240 on 23.8.21 [with] On my own [weather] Fine but chilly

Paul Macey hiked on August 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] C101 [weather] Cloudy some sun breaking through

Darren Wilson summited on June 20th, 2021 [from/via/route] Last Wainright walks Red Pike, Scoat Fell, Steeple, Pillar & Kirk Fell [with] Mike [weather] Sunny dry beautiful day out, steep climb up

Martin Woods conquered on August 31st, 2020 [from/via/route] From wasdale head pillar, scoat fell, steeple, red pike & yeabarrow walk [with] Myself [weather] Sunny 15 to 18 degrees - Some scrambling over the top, amazing views & great fun

Caroline Winter scaled on August 3rd, 2020 [from/via/route] Overbeck bridge, Yewbarrow Bell rib scramble, North top (Stirrup crag), Dore Head, Red Pike, Black Crag, Pillar, Little Scoat Fell, Haycock, Nether Beck [with] Becky [weather] Clear & warm - Pleasant, easy scramble up Yewbarrow. Retreated to easy path to Dore Head. 3 x Bob Graham competitors arrived at Pillar, as we finished lunch. Squeezed in Haycock before long tiring descent of Beck. Picquesque water falls heading down

Wayne Baxter walked up on August 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked the Mosedale Horseshoe starting from Overbeck Bridge walking to Wasdale Inn. Black sail pass onto Pillar, Scoat Fell, Steeple & Red Pike. [with] Sue [weather] Bright sun very hot

Andy Buxton climbed on May 30th, 1994 [from/via/route] From Overbeck Bridge. Yewbarrow, Red Pike, Scoat Fell, Steeple & Haycock [with] Dan [weather] Good, some showers - Good day with some entertaining scrambling. Day rather marred by Derby losing 2-1 to Leicester in play-off final.

Andrew Johnson bagged on November 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Wasdale [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy - Very wet under foot

Robin Thorne hiked during May, 2018 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast Walk [with] Jon Thorne [weather] Sunny

Elaine Evans summited on July 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Wasdale Head, up to Black Sail Pass, continued ascent to Pillar then Red Pike, over to Dore Head, then descent via scree slope to valley & back to Wasdale Head. [with] Sue [weather] Lovely day, dry with a gentle breeze. - Amazing views, beautiful day but never, ever descending via that route again! Didn't like that part at all!

Richard Marchant conquered on November 23rd, 1993 [from/via/route] This was a two day trip with an overnight camp at Beckhead Tarn below Great Gable. Day 1 we ascended Yewbarrow then onto Red Pike-Scoat Fell-Pillar-Kirk Fell & descended to Beckhead Tarn & camped the night & what a cold night. Day 2 Great Gable-Scafell Pike via the corridor route then Sca Fell & back down to Wasdale & the car. [with] Best Friend Ray Collins. [weather] Clear blue skies, no wind but very cold & in the minus overnight

Richard Marshall scaled on June 23rd, 2019 [from/via/route] Ennerdale Red Pike [with] Bo [weather] Cloudy/sunny. Very warm.

Phillip Bulley walked up on September 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via Scoat Fell. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny but chilly.

Craig Steeland climbed on July 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Bowness Knott car park with bike used to start of walk [with] On my own [weather] Hot & sunny with no wind.

Tracey Cowell bagged on July 3rd, 2018 [from/via/route] Overbeck / Dore Head Col / Red Pike/ Low Water [with] Andrew Foster and Billy [weather] Hot & Sunny - With a swim to cool down in Over Beck

Simon Myerscough hiked on February 25th, 2007 [from/via/route] C133 [with] Martin [weather] Low cloud on tops, dry - Cloud clearing, occasionally lost. Yewbarrow nice looking fell - Martin cooked some beans. Excellent scramble on Yebarrow (North Top) - good fun!

John Almond summited on September 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Overbeck Bridge car park, Wast Water - Wasdale Head - Black Sail Pass - Pillar - Black Crag - RED PIKE - Dore Head - Over Beck - Wainwright 123 [with] Solo [weather] Good, - A late start caused by a long delay on the A590. Subsequently, didn't bag Yewbarrow as planned.

Iain Jones conquered on July 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] Honister Hause (The Wainwright 60 - Day 1 (Ennerdale)) [with] Graeme High

Anthony Scott scaled on July 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] Wast Water [with] me [weather] Blue sky then white cloud. No wind

Lydia Hopkinson walked up on June 9th, 2015 [from/via/route] braithwaite [with] walking group [weather] beautiful & sunny

Clive Ward climbed on October 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Overbeck car park, Yewbarrow, Red Pike, Scoat Fell, Steeple, Pillar, Kirk Fell, Wasdale Head [with] Ian, Conrad, Chris, Martin, Derek, Dave D, Nigel [weather] Good, clear, sunny - Stayed o'night Nether Wasdale.

Mark Davidson bagged on July 20th, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Glorious

Michael Nolan hiked on October 11th, 2016 [with] James [weather] sunny

Doug Martin summited on July 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Overbeck car park via Yewbarrow [with] Tom Bradford [weather] Wet & windy - met office forecast completely wrong other than getting cloud height right - tops covered most of the time with occasional clear 2 min spells.

Dave Eyes conquered on May 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Yewbarrow [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Sunny Day

Richard Fulcher scaled on May 27th, 2016 [from/via/route] Mosedale Horseshoe from Black Sail YH [with] Dave Jobling [weather] Light cloud with sunny intervals - Mosedale Horseshoe

Elaine Grayson walked up on June 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Wasdale

Andrew Martin climbed during November, 2014 [from/via/route] wasdale head [weather] wet

Colin Egan bagged on September 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] Continuation along ridge from Scoat Fell [with] My wife Faith [weather] Dry but hazy - Stunning views down into Mosedale

David Noble hiked on July 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] From Wasdale Kirk Fell, Kirkfell Crags, Pillar via the high level route, Scoat Fell, Steeple, Red Pike, Stirrup Crags & Yewbarrow [with] Jack [weather] Rain birighter then sunny - Sat 17th October walked across for the view down to Wasdale

Tony Rogerson summited on August 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head High Level Route Scoat Fell Steeple & Red Pike [weather] Low cloud clearing to sunny

Steve Frank conquered on April 6th, 2015 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head

Luisa Mena has scaled [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] Alone [weather] A bit of rain & wonderful - I have climbed Scafell Pike I started at 6.30 am on Saturday 15/8 & finished at 12. I would have done it in less had I not got lost descending. I started from Wasdale Head. At the summit it was very cold, cloudy a bit wet & windy, enough time to ask a young man to take my photograph & off I went. The descent was a bit tricky as I got lost & ended up not following a path at all. Got to the Wasdale Inn in the end. Then I went on to climb Snowden. Having successfully accomplished the LWW a few weeks earlier, I feel an enormous sense of achievement. I am now ready to face my fifties. Hip, Hip, Hurray

Jacqui Smith walked up on August 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Via yewbarrow [with] Graham and John [weather] Cloudt with rain

Christina Lander climbed on August 6th, 2015 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head - Black Sail Pass - Pillar - Wind Gap - Scoat Fell - Red Pike - Dore Head - Mosedale - Wasdale Head [with] Mick & Kath and Dick [weather] Another lovely day!

Christine Knowles bagged on May 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head Inn, as part of Mosedale round [with] Graham [weather] Lovely day, little wind

Charlie Housley hiked on April 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Wasdale Head & along Mosedale then up & over Dorehead Screes before turning NNE & along the ridge of Black Crag. [with] Candy...the dog. [weather] Changeable, a mixture of high cloud, sunshine, low cloud & light showers.

Derek Parkin summited on March 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Yewbarrow [with] Lynn Parkin [weather] sunny, windy

Andy Gibbs conquered on March 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head via Pillar [with] Jake & Callum [weather] Wonderful

Kevin Parnham scaled on August 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Mosedale Horseshoe [with] Jo and Charlotte [weather] Generally good but wet finish - great views of horseshoe from summit

Keith Eastman walked up on June 23rd, 2014 [from/via/route] c101

John Tippins climbed on April 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] on me tod [weather] Warmish in the valley. Misty, bit of rain & very strong winds on the peaks. - The scree slope down from Dore Head is a bit hairy.

Sue Lund bagged during March, 1996 [with] Chris [weather] Sunny, thick snow, thick mist/whiteout on top High Stile, had to take compass bearing

Harry Meijer hiked on June 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] The Wasdale Horseshoe [with] The Lake District Walker

Jacqueline Debbie Tonks summited during September, 2012 [from/via/route] Wasedale [weather] rain, later clear - good views

Brian Laverty conquered on April 30th, 2011 [from/via/route] wasdale Head [with] wendy [weather] clear, very windy

Dale Verrall scaled on March 18th, 2011 [from/via/route] Wast Water - Walk number C101 [with] Les & Amber [weather] Wonderful day

David Lane walked up on July 21st, 1998 [with] Graham Hunt

Chris Bramley climbed on December 1st, 2012 [from/via/route] Wast water [with] Blake [weather] Cold snow an ice

Iain Taylor bagged on July 28th, 2010 [from/via/route] Wast Water (NY 16811 06823)

Darren Mortimer hiked on August 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] Wasdale c101 [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny

Tony Aspden summited on July 1st, 2008 [with] Andy [weather] Sunny

Mark Smith, Melanie Dunn, Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, Michael Austin, Jenny Godfrey, Victoria Bates, Trevor Longman, Adrian Roberts, Jonathan Tobin, Simon Clark, Leon Potts, John Walter, Carl Abbott, Edward Wells, David Butterfield, Colin Neild, Adam Shewry, Simon Duerden, Angela Moroney, Paul Booth, Jeanette Coward, Linda Mckeogh, Louis Smith, Peter Clark, Paul Henderson, Trevor Williams, Tracey Cordes, Stephen Millington, Louise Sandwith, Alan Davidson, Raymond Barnett, Libby Burns, John Cuthbert, Patrick Buckland, Rob Barklamb and Ray O'hara have all walked, climbed & bagged Red Pike (Wasdale).

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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)

Red Pike (Wasdale) from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Red Pike (Wasdale) from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Photo: David Connolly (37)

Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Photo: James Brennan (6)

Looking down Greta Gill to Wasdale from Great End with Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell, Kirk Fell and Great Gable beyond

Looking down Greta Gill to Wasdale from Great End with Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell, Kirk Fell and Great Gable beyond

Photo: Andy Malcolm (230)

Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell (left) Seatallan (background centre), Red Pike (Wasdale) (right) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (centre foreground) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell (left) Seatallan (background centre), Red Pike (Wasdale) (right) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (centre foreground) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (217)

Kirk Fell and the shoulder of Great Gable (right) with the lower slopes of Great End (left) and Red Pike (Wasdale) in the distance from Sty Head

Kirk Fell and the shoulder of Great Gable (right) with the lower slopes of Great End (left) and Red Pike (Wasdale) in the distance from Sty Head

Photo: John Carney (1)

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Red Pike (Wasdale) summit cairn

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Red Pike (Wasdale) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (38)

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell and Red Pike (Wasdale) from the summit of Yewbarrow

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell and Red Pike (Wasdale) from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (4)

Kirk Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell and Pillar behind from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Kirk Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell and Pillar behind from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Andy Malcolm (218)

Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable panorama featuring Kirk Fell (foreground centre), Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell and Seatallan beyond (left), Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell and Pillar behind Kirk Fell (centre) and Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag and Crummock Water (right)

Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable panorama featuring Kirk Fell (foreground centre), Wast Water, Wasdale and Yewbarrow with Middle Fell and Seatallan beyond (left), Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell and Pillar behind Kirk Fell (centre) and Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag and Crummock Water (right)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (216)

The Mosedale Horseshoe - Yewbarrow (mid-distance left), Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell beyond, Pillar (right of centre) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (mid-distance right) from Scafell Pike

The Mosedale Horseshoe - Yewbarrow (mid-distance left), Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell beyond, Pillar (right of centre) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (mid-distance right) from Scafell Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (15)

Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell (left), Mosedale, Pillar and Kirk Fell (centre) and Great Gable (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell (left), Mosedale, Pillar and Kirk Fell (centre) and Great Gable (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Richard Sale (1)

Seatallan, Great Scoat Fell, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Whin Rigg from Irton Pike

Seatallan, Great Scoat Fell, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Yewbarrow, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Whin Rigg from Irton Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (179)

Red Pike (Wasdale) from the cairn on Dore Head

Red Pike (Wasdale) from the cairn on Dore Head

Photo: David Connolly (39)

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)


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