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Red Screes
776m (2547ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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56th highest in England,
98th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 49)

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English Nuttall
68th highest in England,
120th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
18th highest in England,
437th in Great Britain

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Walk Red Screes walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Red Screes Summit

Photo: Chris Pearson

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Red Screes Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Red Screes

Andrew Johnson walked up on September 21st, 2020 [from/via/route] From Brothers Water [with] Ted [weather] Sunny

Claire Murray climbed on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Brothers water circular [with] Vitor [weather] Sunny and beautiful

Richard Marshall bagged on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Brothers Water [with] Bo Roxy and Julie [weather] WarmSunny/Cloudy

Nick Dobson hiked on September 5th, 2020 [from/via/route] Brothers Water Car Park [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] cool and overcast with scattered showers and periods of sunshine. - We ascended up the steep northern face of Middle Dodd, before continuing onto Red Screes descending back down Scandale Pass to the start

Phil Higgins summited on August 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] Kirkstone car park. Early morning run, then to Middle Dodd, Little Hart Crag via Scandale Pass; High Hartsop Dodd and return via Brother's Water Inn. [with] On my Bill [weather] Dry, bright sunshine, but cold due to light northerly wind. - Running. 11.96km. 1:57:47 moving time.

Clare Tait conquered on August 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Kirkstone Pass taking in Middle Dodd. [with] Charlie [weather] Bright sunshine, however had to wait for low cloud to disperse. - One of the most incredible views ever experienced in the Lakes with an amazing array of tops spread out to enjoy.

Adrian Howard scaled on May 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Kirkstone Pass car park

Mike Dunphy walked up on January 26th, 2020 [with] Gaz

Kevin Foster climbed on October 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Little Hart Crag. [with] Henry. [weather] Sunny with broken high cloud. - What can you say about this Lakeland horseshoe classic that hasn't been said before? Delightful approach, relatively easy climbing, great views in all directions. The perfect Lakeland round with the added bonus of bagging Little Hart Crag and Red Screes at the end which were off piste of the regular route (but missing out the non Nuttall tops of High and Low Pike).

Peter Fielding bagged on August 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] from kirkstone inn - v steep up and down in around 2 hours [with] Peter and Ruth William and james [weather] perfect, - my 57th birthday, William drove down from Carlisle and pete ruth and james took the day off work. met pat and Geoff at end of the walk for bar snack in the kirkstone inn

Neil Heywood hiked on October 11th, 2019 [from/via/route] Ambleside via kirkstone

Andrew Douthwaite summited on August 26th, 2019 [weather] Cloudy

John Bryers conquered on August 1st, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked at Cow Bridge, Hartsop. Up Hartsop Dodd and across to Caudale Moor via Stony cove Pike. Round Caudale Head to John Bells Banner, Pike How and St Raven Edge to Kirkstone Inn. Across road and up Red Screes in the heat of the day! A bite to eat and along to Middle Dodd and down to Scandale Pass. Up and across to Little Hart Crag and High Hartsop Dodd. Down steep front edge of High Hartsop Dodd to Dovedale Beck and on past Brothers Water to car at Cow Bridge with a total of 9.3 miles with 3,896 feet of elevation gained. [with] With Mya my faithful 12 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Weather fine but overcast on ridges early in walk, clearing by lunch time to some lovely warm sun and great views.

John Tippins scaled on October 22nd, 2018 [from/via/route] Started from Hartsop (Cow Bridge car park closed). Walk c351 from go4awalk. [with] Solo [weather] Bright, sunny day. The forecast gale force winds hadn't arrived. Hint of rain at the top but probably just a patch of low cloud. - Again on 28th May 2019, with Afia, Zahra and Farah.

Wayne Baxter walked up on April 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] Cow bridge car park, past brothers water, Hartsop Hall up Middle Dodd, Red Screes, over to Little Hart Crag and down to High Hartsop Dodd and back to Hartsop Hall and cow car park [with] Sue [weather] Sunny - Steep clime up Middle Dodd keep by the wall.

Lucy Perchard climbed on November 17th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Cow Bridge Car Park past Brothers Water up to Middle Dodd and Red Screes then down via Little Hart Crag and High Hartsop Dodd [with] Tony [weather] Clear blue sky after a great cloud inversion first thing

Cathy Betoin bagged on December 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] from Kirkstone Pass [with] Pierre, Josh, Tom and Dan [weather] clear views all around -and frosty - Christmas family walk - lovely walk down the ridge

Renee Diehl hiked on June 23rd, 2018 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Chris Poole [weather] high 63F, cloudy to clear - Enjoyed the walk, not too boggy.

Simon Myerscough summited on November 8th, 2009 [from/via/route] C184 [with] Joanne [weather] cloudy but clearing at times

Vic Royle conquered on March 3rd, 2018 [with] Team Wiggle [weather] sub arctic beast from east 1, blizzard, visibility 5m for lucky punks - Our first Wainwright ... post comic con, furry barbour , papoose, trainers, daps, visibility 0...'eeeh'

Andrew Peate scaled on February 21st, 2018 [from/via/route] Ambleside up Snarker Pike down Scandale Beck [weather] Sunny

Simon Boddy walked up on October 10th, 2017 [from/via/route] Cowbridge [with] My girlfriend [weather] Sunny at first turning cooler with light rain and low cloud at the summit

Anjanee Neat climbed on August 20th, 2017 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Husband and walking group, the Lake District walkers [weather] Cloudy, sunny, windy - Total number of people 5, inc guide

Paul Macey bagged on August 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] C351 [weather] Wet windy

Iain Jones hiked on March 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] Kirkstone Pass Inn (Winter Climb) [with] Graeme High & Ralph Simpson - 05 August 2017 - The Wainwright 60 - Day 3 (Helvellyn)

Chris Tomlinson summited on September 2nd, 1976 [from/via/route] Kirkstone Pass [with] Harry Fairhurst and other pupils of Rothwell Grammar School Moutanineering Club - Gave me the love of the Lakes

Chris Sheard conquered on June 21st, 2010 [from/via/route] From Middle Dodd [with] George [weather] Weather Hot with light winds this day

Simon Neilson-clark scaled on March 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] Red screes and little heart craig from Cowbridge/Brothers water [with] Mrs H [weather] Sunny very hot - Beautiful views from top Right out to Morecambe Bay A further pull up from middle Dodd which was a very very steep climb indeed!!

Elaine Evans walked up on March 24th, 2017 [from/via/route] From car park above Smithy Brow on Kirkstone Pass, ascended until we reached the Smallthwaite Band, then turned right to Middle Dodd. Retraced our steps then ascended to Red Screes before descending towards Kirkstone Inn then followed path alongside the road back to the car. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Beautiful sunny clear day. Snow still lying on tops. - Snow on ground and melting snow made some parts of this walk very tricky and several scrambles involved however the views were absolutely stunning.

Michael Nolan climbed on February 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] cowbridge [weather] cold very slippery !

Michael Nolan bagged on February 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] cowbridge [weather] cold / snow showers - very slippery took hours longer than i anticipated as slid down slopes I was trying to ascend and descend! so got down as it went dark enjoyed it all the same

Andy Parris hiked on September 22nd, 2016 [from/via/route] From Waterhead [with] Solo [weather] Mist - lovely circular walk.

Darren Gallagher summited on February 27th, 2016 [weather] Cold, Snow

Claire Kirk conquered on October 9th, 2016 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park [with] Phil Haddock [weather] Fine

Mark Davidson scaled on June 25th, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Beautiful and sunny

Phillip Bulley walked up on June 9th, 2016 [from/via/route] Via Middle Dodd [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny and Hot.

Richard Fulcher climbed on May 8th, 2004 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Jen Fulcher [weather] Sunny - Jen suffered sun burn

Anthony Scott bagged on April 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park [weather] Perfect! Blue skies, light winds and about 15 degrees. - Walk route c351

David Watson hiked on March 21st, 2016 [from/via/route] Caiston Glen Round. Walk 25 (High Level and Fell Walks) and c351. [weather] Lovely day. Bright with some sun and not too hot. - Some snow at the top and the summit tarn completely frozen over.

Rodger Beer summited on November 11th, 2010 [from/via/route] Ambleside [weather] Sunny, cool breeze.

John Nicholson conquered on February 4th, 2016 [from/via/route] C351 [with] Chris & Bell [weather] Inter drizzle, summit mist, wind. In all, weather was good for us Very wet under foot - Time taken 5hr 50m. just going dark on return to car. Very steep ascent & descent. Bells first long lake district walk and she did very well, slept all the way back

David Butterfield scaled on November 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] LDW

Martyn Howarth walked up on September 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] Kirkstone Inn. [with] BLP 24 Peakers. [weather] Sunny.

Jill Dean climbed on October 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] Kirkstone pass inn [with] Grezzingtons [weather] Cold (ish).

Chris Bailey bagged on November 18th, 2001 [from/via/route] Ambleside via Scandale Pass [with] June - Also 11/2003 with June Bailey, Jeannie Watkins, Emma Shotton, Darren Worrell, Louise Worrell and Phil Shotton

Tony Rogerson hiked on April 17th, 2010 [from/via/route] Up Scandale [with] Julie Pops & Baz [weather] Sunny & windy

Kevin Parnham summited on September 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] From kirkstone road via middle dodd [with] Jo [weather] Sunny but cool

Leon Harvey conquered on September 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] c351 [with] Solo [weather] Cool dry overcast

Mike Jackson scaled on September 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Kirkstone Pass [with] Global [weather] Ok - Part of the 24 Peaks in 24 hours

Colin Egan walked up on September 14th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Kirkstone Pass direct [with] My wife Faith [weather] Clear at start but cloud closed in during ascent preventing further progress beyond summit. - Plan had been to carry on to Little Hart Crag and beyond but very poor visibility and advice of guide book determined that we returned to base

Caroline Winter climbed on September 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Kirkstone Inn, Red Screes, Little Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Brothers Water return [weather] Low cloud and white out at Trig - Climbed numerous times. This time tourist climb up to easily bag another peak!

Christina Lander bagged on August 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] Brothers Water - Middle Dodd - Red Screes - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Brothers Water [with] Dick [weather] Sunny

Andrew Wood hiked on March 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] C351 fro Brothers Water [with] Doug & Mel [weather] Drizzly, very cold on the tops

Lorraine Parkinson summited on April 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] Kirkstone pass [with] Shane [weather] Sunny - Beautiful clear views

Andy Pearce conquered on March 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Anita Pearce, Tyler Peacock [weather] Sunny, Cold Blustery wind

Tracey Cowell scaled on February 25th, 2015 [with] On my own [weather] Misty and snow on ground - No views due to thick fog

Angela Moroney walked up during 2011 [with] steve

Charlie Housley climbed on November 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Little Hart Crag via Scandale Pass. [with] Solo. [weather] Lovely autumnal day; clear skies but a cool 8-9 degrees celsius

Andy Gibbs bagged during September, 2014 [from/via/route] From Ambleside via Kirkstone Inn [with] Jake, Gav & Eddie [weather] Splendid

David Noble hiked on September 28th, 2014 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge [with] Paul [weather] Dry but cloudy - No view from the summit

David Plimmer summited on September 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Cow bridge [with] Diane and milo [weather] Sunny - Steep climb up to the ridge on middle dodd

John Almond conquered on July 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] go4awalk c351 Red Screes & Little Hart Crag from Cow Bridge - via Middle Dodd [weather] hot & sunny - long slog up the north ridge of Middle Dodd

Dave Eyes scaled on June 14th, 2014 [from/via/route] Parked at Cow Bridge, walked round to foot of Middle Dod, Ascended up the ridge and on to Red Screes, round to little hart crag, and then along the tongue to High Hartsop dodd. Back along tongue and over Dove Crag then round to Hartsop above How [with] Chris - Paragliders launching from top

Marcus Bradshaw walked up on June 27th, 2014 [from/via/route] Brothers water, Patterdale. Started at Middle Dodd before heading across to Red Scree [with] Marcus [weather] Cloudy with sunshine - Not as red as Mr Wainwright said.

Jon Mapp climbed on June 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Sykeside campsite via High Hartsop Dodd [with] Suzzanné of course but also Robin and Caroline [weather] Glorious weather - not too hot - Great views of the whole lake District from the top

Bella Wella bagged on June 1st, 2014 [with] Paul

David Fearn hiked on April 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Cow bridge car park over Middle Dodd, Red Screes, then on to Little Hart Crag and High Hartsop Dodd [with] Alone [weather] Low Cloud

Jacqueline Debbie Tonks summited on March 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] The struggle, Kirkstone Pass [with] Pete Tonks [weather] Bright, sunny, some haze - lovely meal in the Kirkstone after the walk!

Joanne Mcgawley conquered on January 2nd, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] WET!

Lee Maddison scaled on January 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge via Middle Dodd [weather] My first snow of year on Red Screes - Calf-busting ascent of Middle Dodd from Cow Bridge

Victoria Bates walked up on January 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ambleside

Ann Davis climbed on November 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] Starting up The Struggle, Snarker Fell then Red Screes [weather] sunny, chilly, clear skies

Clive Ward bagged on October 10th, 2010 [from/via/route] Ambleside, Struggle, then left. Down to Scandale then Sweden Bridges [with] Hazel [weather] Perfect. Light wind, sunny. - Great views

Angela O'neill hiked on July 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] From Brother's Water via Kirkstone Pass [with] John [weather] Dry & Sunny

Harry Meijer summited on April 21st, 2013 [from/via/route] Red Screes,Ambleside [with] The Lake District Walker

David Lane conquered on July 27th, 2006 [with] Kelly

Iain Taylor scaled on January 23rd, 2011 [from/via/route] Rydal (NY 36481 06207)

Christine Knowles walked up on September 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] Hartsop via Middle Fell [with] Graham [weather] Windy - Astonishingly steep descent to Kirkstone Pass Inn. Nice path along fell side back to Hartsop

Simon Smith climbed on February 15th, 2012 [from/via/route] Brotherswater Inn and included Middle Dodd, Little Hart Crag & High Hartsop Dodd. [with] Sue, Imogen, Josie, Eleanor & Eddie. [weather] Beautiful winter's day.

Darren Mortimer bagged on August 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Hartsop c305 [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Wet and dry with a bit of mist but mostly clear

Steve Rowlands hiked on June 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] On my own [weather] Sunny, broken cloud

Christine Shepherd summited on September 30th, 2007 [from/via/route] We climbed this fell using walk c230 but as Red Screes was the main target we did it in reverse! [with] My friend Miriam [weather] Lovely Autumn sunshine. - Climbed this again using part of walk c305 after bagging Middle Dodd on 1.9.10. I had bagged Lingmell in the morning!)

David Heyes conquered on March 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] Ambleside [weather] Sunny

Chris Bramley scaled on March 17th, 2012 [from/via/route] From the base via road off Kirkstone Pass [with] Jaqueline, Blake and Darren [weather] Start Suny and warm, summit snow and rain - Bear Blake and Shepa Darren, Daz and I walked back to the car from Kirkstone Inn

Richard Lewis walked up on March 20th, 2012 [from/via/route] kirkstone pass inn [with] matt [weather] clear sunny cold wind - down via little hart crag+camp site

Andy Nicholls climbed on September 1st, 2011 [from/via/route] Brothers Water

Jane Wilkinson, Daniel Wynn, Stuart Rigby, Melanie Dunn, Jenny Godfrey, Mike Walker, Mr M A Blanchard, Peter Walsh, David Buttress, Craig Lewis, John Walter, Jo Dixon, Jonathan Tobin, David Shaw, Amanda Hinds, David Laws, Claire Rigg, Simon Clark, Deborah Griffin, Louis Smith, Roddy Mcdougall, Raymond Barnett, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Paul Booth, Peter Clark, David Hickin, Helen Marrs, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, John Powell, Tracey Cordes, Paul Henderson, Louise Sandwith, John Cuthbert, Adrian Cawley, Jeanette Coward, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, Jeffrey Hall, Chris Turner, Stephen Millington, Rob Barklamb, Ray O'hara, Steve Davenport, Libby Burns and John Southward have all walked, climbed & bagged Red Screes.

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Fairfield and Red Screes from Wansfell Pike

Fairfield and Red Screes from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Paul Johnson (4)

Froswick (right) and Red Screes (back) from Ill Bell

Froswick (right) and Red Screes (back) from Ill Bell

Photo: Matt Delemare (4)

Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (64)

*360 Degree Panorama from the summit of Red Screes

*360 Degree Panorama from the summit of Red Screes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (86)

Cofa Pike and Fairfield from High Crag (Helvellyn) with Red Screes in the distance

Cofa Pike and Fairfield from High Crag (Helvellyn) with Red Screes in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (42)

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (8)

Ullswater and Great Mell from Red Screes

Ullswater and Great Mell from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (66)

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (72)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Art Howe (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)


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