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Sca Fell
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Walk Sca Fell walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
The view from the summit of
Sca Fell

Photograph by Sean Harrison

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Sca Fell is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL6
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89 and 90
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    Sca Fell is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

    * Version including the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.





    You can walk to the top of Sca Fell by using any of these 7 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c233 Sca Fell and Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Wasdale Head, (National Trust Campsite), Wast Water, Lingmell, Corridor Route, Scafell Pike, Mickledore, Foxes Tarn, Symonds Knott, Sca Fell, Lingmell Gill, Wasdale Head, Wast Water.

    Length: 12km (7½ miles) | Ascent: 1,279m (4,195ft) | Allow at least: 7hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c109 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

    Route Summary: - Eskdale, Wha House Farm, Hare Crag, Quagrigg Moss, Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Foxes Tarn, Cam Spout Crag, River Esk, Great Moss, Lingcove Bridge, Brotherilkeld, Hardknott Pass, Eskdale.

    Length: 16km (10 miles) | Ascent: 1,045m (3,428ft) | Allow at least: 7hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

    Route Summary: - Eskdale, Wha House Farm, Hare Crag, Quagrigg Moss, Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Hard Rigg, Burnmoor Tarn, Eel Tarn, Christcliff, Wha House Farm, Eskdale.

    Length: 16km (10 miles) | Ascent: 1,037m (3,401ft) | Allow at least: 7hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c271 The Scafell Massif from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Wasdale Head, (National Trust Campsite), Wast Water, Lingmell, Middleboot Knotts, Round How (Scafell), Great End, Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike, Mickledore, Foxes Tarn, Symonds Knott, Sca Fell, Wast Water.

    Length: 15.5km (9¾ miles) | Ascent: 1,567m (5,140ft) | Allow at least: 8¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c453 The Scafell Mountains from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Wasdale Head, (National Trust Campsite), Wast Water, Lingmell, Corridor Route, Great End, Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike, Mickledore, Foxes Tarn, Symonds Knott, Sca Fell, Slight Side, Broad Tongue, Hardrigg Gill, Wasdale Head, Wast Water.

    Length: 17.5km (11 miles) | Ascent: 1,648m (5,409ft) | Allow at least: 9½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c166 The Scafell Masiff from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

    Route Summary: - Eskdale, Wha House Farm, Hare Crag, Quagrigg Moss, Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Great End, Esk Hause, Lingcove Bridge, Great Moss, Eskdale.

    Length: 22km (13¾ miles) | Ascent: 1,519m (4,982ft) | Allow at least: 10hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard


    Walk c110 The Eskdale Skyline from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

    Route Summary: - Eskdale, Wha House Farm, Hare Crag, Quagrigg Moss, Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Great End, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Ore Gap, Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Bowfell Buttress, Cambridge Crag, Flat Crag, Climbers' Traverse (optional), Three Tarns, Great Moss, Brotherikeld, Eskdale.

    Length: 22.5km (14 miles) | Ascent: 1,832m (6,009ft) | Allow at least: 9hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Sca Fell, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.



    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Sca FellFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Sca Fell

    Michael Nolan walked up Sca Fell on October 22nd, 2018 [from/via/route] lords rake [with] ray - still enjoyed it!

    Craig Steeland climbed Sca Fell on June 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Wha House Farm car park at bottom of Hardknott Pass [with] On my own [weather] Hot and sunny with no wind.

    Chris Sheard bagged Sca Fell on April 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Up from Boot past Eel tarn and over slight side. Pleasant to start becoming persistent rain then hellish gusts which blew both of us off our feet. Wild and wonderful. [with] George [weather] Started cloudy turning to rain and finished with broken cloud and sun - Cloud caused some navigation problems in middle section. rain and strong winds pushed us off track but recovered well. George damaged his ankle on good old wet grass

    Chris Faulkner hiked Sca Fell on March 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Wasdale. [with] Michelle Chandler [weather] Misty. Rainy. Very poor visibility - Poor visibility. Billy no mates crow on top !!

    Simon Myerscough summited Sca Fell on April 18th, 2006 [from/via/route] C271 [weather] Cloudy first, sunny later, Very very windy (hailstones)

    Iain Jones conquered Sca Fell on August 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale (The Wainwright 60 - Day 6 (Scafell)) [with] Graeme High

    Simon Boddy scaled Sca Fell on June 25th, 2017 [from/via/route] Eskdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny and breezy

    Fergus Mcgee walked up Sca Fell during April, 2015 [from/via/route] Lakes tour from Eskdale [with] Aoife [weather] Good, very sunny - Quiet, a handful of people on top compared to Scafell pike which was crawling with people

    John Walter climbed Sca Fell on May 3rd, 2017 [from/via/route] .Eskdale [with] Ramblers B+

    Anthony Scott bagged Sca Fell on May 4th, 2017 [from/via/route] YHA Eskdale [with] me [weather] Glorious! Blue sky, some white cloud, 15 degrees. Just a bit windy, gales high up! - Dangerously windy on top (50mph +)

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Sca Fell

    Seatallan (centre left) and you can just make out Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell (centre right in the distance) from Ponsonby Fell summit

    1. Seatallan (centre left) and you can just make out Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell (centre right in the distance) from Ponsonby Fell summit
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (627)

    The cairn on the summit of Great Sca Fell

    2. The cairn on the summit of Great Sca Fell
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (486)

    The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow

    3. The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow
    Photo: Chris Brankin (38)

    Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell and Slightside from the summit of Yewbarrow

    4. Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell and Slightside from the summit of Yewbarrow
    Photo: David Hemingway (7)

    Snow on Scafell Pike (left), Sca Fell (right top) and Lingmell (right centre) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable

    5. Snow on Scafell Pike (left), Sca Fell (right top) and Lingmell (right centre) from Westmorland Cairn on Great Gable
    Photo: Peter Dryden (21)

    The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit of Little Stand

    6. The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit of Little Stand
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (166)

    The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit cairn on Crinkle Crags (South Top)

    7. The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit cairn on Crinkle Crags (South Top)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (168)

    The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

    8. The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (171)

    The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag - from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

    9. The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag - from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (180)

    The Scafell Massif - Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag & Great End - with Bow Fell (Bowfell) in the right foreground from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

    10. The Scafell Massif - Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag & Great End - with Bow Fell (Bowfell) in the right foreground from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (182)


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