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Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)
841m (2759ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
28th highest in England,
54th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 23)

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English Nuttall
34th highest in England,
62nd in England & Wales

You can find Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


See Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

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NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


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You can walk to the top of Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) by using any of these 6 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c240 Kirk Fell, Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Fantastic high level walk with glorious views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:4,808ft (1,465m)
Time:7.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c130 Haycock and Steeple from Ennerdale Water

High fell walk on less popular paths

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:3,275ft (998m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c343 Pillar and Red Pike from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

One of Lakeland's finest walks - unmissable

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11ml (17km)
Ascent:4,001ft (1,219m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

One of Lakeland's finest walks - unmissable

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11ml (17.5km)
Ascent:4,782ft (1,457m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c133 The Netherbeck Round from Greendale

Superb mountain walk on less crowded fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:5,100ft (1,554m)
Time:9.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c141 Great Gable and Pillar from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Superb high level route from remote Wasdale

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.25ml (18km)
Ascent:5,819ft (1,773m)
Time:10 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 9 Icon (Very Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Carl Murphy walked up Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) on January 23rd, 2023 [from/via/route] Ennerdale [weather] Misty, raining snow windy

Christine Shepherd climbed Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) on May 15th, 2005 [from/via/route] Walked from Wasdale Head as part of the Mosedale Horseshoe Climbed this fell again on 17.2.08 Climbed again on 23.08.21 using walk c240 Climbed for a fourth time on 20.4.24 using walk c101 [with] On my own [weather] Fine but chilly - The day was stunningly clear & I walked above the clouds to this summit. Wonderful!

Sarah Moore bagged Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) on April 8th, 2023 [from/via/route] c130 / Caw Fell, Haycock & Steeple... with extra! from Ennerdale YHA [with] On my own [weather] Great day for it - almost too hot at points - clear for miles & sunny & beautiful - Couldn't believe how quiet it was for an Easter weekend - remote but incredible

Kevin Foster hiked Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) on July 7th, 2022 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] By myself. [weather] Dry & sunny. - Continuation of the ridge from Black Crag. Misty so sadly no views.

Tim Winn summited Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) on April 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] Barry, Paul and Roger [weather] Sunny

Paul Macey conquered Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) on August 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] C101 [weather] Dense Cloudy

Michael Austin scaled Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) on June 18th, 2021 [from/via/route] C130

Darren Wilson walked up Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) 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

Andrew Johnson climbed Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) on December 1st, 2020 [from/via/route] Ennerdale [weather] Great weather

Martin Woods bagged Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) 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

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Steeple from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Steeple from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Photo: David Connolly (35)

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) summit cairn with Steeple beyond

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) summit cairn with Steeple beyond

Photo: David Connolly (36)

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

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

Photo: David Connolly (37)


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