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Selside Pike
655m (2150ft)

The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
139th highest in England,
241st in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 110)

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English Nuttall
187th highest in England,
323rd in England & Wales

Walk Selside Pike walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter

You can find Selside Pike & 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):

OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


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

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


See Selside Pike and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Selside Pike and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

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!


You can walk to the top of Selside Pike by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:






Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Selside Pike Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Selside Pike

Christine Shepherd walked up on May 24th, 2010 [from/via/route] Mardale Head using walk c251 Climbed again on 16.08.2021 [with] On my own [weather] Glorious sunshine - Had missed bagging this peak when I had been in this area before. So glad I had to go back!

Richard Fulcher climbed on May 7th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked in a lay-by near the Mardale Head car park. Set off up to Small Water (coffee) & then gradually up the hill behind the tarn up to Nan Bield. From there we ascended Harter Fell. From the top of Harter Fell we descended to Gatesgarth Pass & then up again (bit of a slog) up to Branstree. From Branstree we walked past the 'monoliths' & on to Selside ( I diverted to look at the 'Pillar'). After Selside we descended in an easterly direction & joined the Old Corpse Road & followed it down to the road by Haweswater. [with] Jen [weather] Fairly still with some cold wind on the tops. Cloud developed but there was no wind. - Some interesting ruined buildings on the way down.

Richard Marchant bagged on November 21st, 2021 [from/via/route] I parked the car alongside Haweswater near Rowantreethwaite Beck & took the Old Corpse Road up to High Birkin Knott then headed south west to Selside Pike & carried on along the ridge to Branstree then descended North & West of Hopgill Beck back to the car. [with] By Myself. [weather] Clear Skies frosty morning & a cold northerly wind

Geoff Hand hiked on September 29th, 2021 [from/via/route] c251 Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head [with] Alone [weather] Generally Dry, windy with occasional showers - Fantastic views of this Southern end of Haweswater.

Christina Lander summited on June 2nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Swindale Head - Selside Pike - Branstree - Tarn Crag - Grey Crag - Swindale Head [with] Dick [weather] A beautiful sunny day - During our holiday staying at Station House, Troutbeck, Penrith

Richard Marshall conquered on May 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] Mardale Horizon [with] Dave Jones Elsie and Roxy [weather] Showers

David Butterfield scaled on October 1st, 2020 [from/via/route] Mardale Head [weather] Chilly

Iain Jones walked up on September 5th, 2020 [from/via/route] Trail Run from Shap to Mardale Head.

Andrew Johnson climbed on December 4th, 2019 [from/via/route] Mardale Head [with] Ted [weather] Blue skies & cold

Michael Nolan bagged on June 11th, 2019 [from/via/route] Haweswater ....corpse road [weather] overcast but fine

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Selside Pike

Swindale from Selside Pike

Swindale from Selside Pike

Photo: Robert Hall (66)

Haweswater Reservoir (left) and Selside Pike (right) from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Haweswater Reservoir (left) and Selside Pike (right) from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: A. Wainwright (33)

Selside Pike

Selside Pike

Photo: A. Wainwright (38)

Shelter on the summit of Selside Pike

Shelter on the summit of Selside Pike

Photo: A. Wainwright (39)

Swindale with the lower slopes of Selside Pike (left) and Fewling Stone (right) from Nabs Crag

Swindale with the lower slopes of Selside Pike (left) and Fewling Stone (right) from Nabs Crag

Photo: Robert Hall (74)

The Rigg, Wood Howe and Haweswater from Selside Pike

The Rigg, Wood Howe and Haweswater from Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter (100)

Selside Pike summit cairn wind shelter

Selside Pike summit cairn wind shelter

Photo: Robert Hall (67)

Fewling Stones (left), Selside Pike (distance centre) and Swindal Foot Crag from Thiefstead

Fewling Stones (left), Selside Pike (distance centre) and Swindal Foot Crag from Thiefstead

Photo: A. Wainwright (5)

Mardale Head and Riggindale from Selside Pike

Mardale Head and Riggindale from Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter (101)

Riggindale and Kidsty Pike from Selside Pike

Riggindale and Kidsty Pike from Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter (103)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale), Haweswater Reservoir and Selside Pike (far right) from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale), Haweswater Reservoir and Selside Pike (far right) from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: A. Wainwright (37)

Haweswater and Harter Fell from Selside Pike

Haweswater and Harter Fell from Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter (94)

Swindale from Selside Pike

Swindale from Selside Pike

Photo: David Hayter (102)

Selside Pike summit cairn

Selside Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (14)


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