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Sca Fell
964m (3163ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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2nd highest in England,
10th in England & Wales

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2nd highest in England,
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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

Photo: Sean Harrison

Sca Fell is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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

Christine Shepherd walked up on August 16th, 2005 [from/via/route] Wasdale 2005 and then from Eskdale on 10.5.09 using go4awalk walk 109. Climbed again on a wonderful day via Lord's Rake and the West Wall Traverse with Hayley Webb. This was definitely the best route up. [with] On my own both times. [weather] Humid and cloudy for my first climb and clear and sunny for my second. - On my first visit I met a chap who was very disoriented after a fall on Lord's Rake. I was able to lead him safely down to Wasdale and back to his campsite.

Wayne Baxter climbed on July 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Wha House farm car park (opposite the farm). Walked up to cats crag onto Slight Side. Onto Long Green leading to Sca Fell. Return same route. [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy with the odd sunny spell

Jeremy Torrance bagged on October 11th, 2019 [from/via/route] Wasdale [with] Jon, Stu, Ash, Noel

Angela Haworth hiked on July 13th, 2006 [from/via/route] From Brotherkield Farm [with] companion [weather] Dry

Claire Murray summited on August 17th, 2020 [from/via/route] Started at village green near hotel. Walked Lingfell, Scafell, Pike, Scafell and the other one I've forgotten 🙈 [with] Murray [weather] Lovely! - Uphill struggles!

Caroline Winter conquered on July 31st, 2020 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head, Hollow Stones, Mickledore route, Lords Rake, Scafell, Foxes Tarn, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Lingmell Col [with] Becky, Royce, Courtney [weather] One of the hottest days of the year. Sunny all day - Underestimated how exhausting the walk. Age and reduced fitness taking its toll. We watched Fell runner climbed Lords Rake in 3 minutes ! Met up with Kiwi shepherds and continued walking and spent the following day with them. Ran out of steam and time to add on Lingmell. Very late for booked meal at Wasdale, but they kindly served us.

Andy Buxton scaled during August, 1968 [from/via/route] Corridor Route to Scafell Pike thenLOrd's Rake and West Wall Traverse. Descent vis Lord's Rake [with] Dad [weather] Misty - Lord's Rake a bloody loose thrutch. Also with Ian Wright in June 1980 plus other times

Richard Marshall walked up on July 31st, 2020 [from/via/route] From Boot. Fell off ScaFell [with] Bo [weather] Very Hot. Breezy on top

Michael Austin climbed on May 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] Corridor Route [weather] Sunny

Paul Macey bagged on July 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] After Slight Side [weather] Low cloud

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

Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from near the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Great End, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from near the summit of Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (35)

Looking back to Great Sca Fell from the summit cairn on Longlands Fell

Looking back to Great Sca Fell from the summit cairn on Longlands Fell

Photo: Terry Howard (115)

Illgill Head and Wast Water from Sca Fell

Illgill Head and Wast Water from Sca Fell

Photo: Greg Campbell (9)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: James Brennan (7)

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

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)

A crowded Scafell Pike summit from the summit of Sca Fell

A crowded Scafell Pike summit from the summit of Sca Fell

Photo: Craig Carter (38)

Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell above Wast Water from near Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell above Wast Water from near Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (67)

Sca Fell, Scafell Pike and the dome of Great Gable in the distance beyond Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) with The Langdale Pikes in the mid distance from Yoke

Sca Fell, Scafell Pike and the dome of Great Gable in the distance beyond Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) with The Langdale Pikes in the mid distance from Yoke

Photo: Rob Barklamb (36)

Binsey Trig Point and cairn with The Uldale Fells (Brae Fell, Great Sca Fell and Knott) beyond

Binsey Trig Point and cairn with The Uldale Fells (Brae Fell, Great Sca Fell and Knott) beyond

Photo: Mike Moodie (1)

Eskdale from Birker Force (Waterfall) with Illgill Head (centre left) and Sca Fell (centre right) on the horizon

Eskdale from Birker Force (Waterfall) with Illgill Head (centre left) and Sca Fell (centre right) on the horizon

Photo: Colin Jenkins (19)


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