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Sheffield Pike
676m (2218ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Sheffield Pike as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
117th highest in England,
200th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 99)

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English Nuttall
156th highest in England,
267th in England & Wales

Walk Sheffield Pike walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Sheffield Pike Summit

Photo: David Hayter

You can find Sheffield 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 Sheffield Pike and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Sheffield 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!


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You can walk to the top of Sheffield Pike by using any of these 4 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c178 Sheffield Pike from Glenridding

Glenridding's much ignored fell

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 6ml (9.5km)
Ascent:1,814ft (553m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c394 Helvellyn, Catstye Cam and Sheffield Pike from Glenridding

Superb high level walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10ml (16km)
Ascent:4,020ft (1,225m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c286 The Glenridding Skyline from Glenridding

Superb high level walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.5ml (18.5km)
Ascent:4,418ft (1,346m)
Time:8½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c192 Helvellyn Ridge from Glenridding

An exhilarating high ridge walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 13ml (21km)
Ascent:4,359ft (1,329m)
Time:9.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)

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

Ian Ashton walked up Sheffield Pike on April 13th, 2024 [with] Solo - Ì

Geoff Hand climbed Sheffield Pike on August 9th, 2023 [from/via/route] Set out from Glenridding Carpark Up Greenside road. Started to climb just after the cattle grid to reach the Dodd. From the Dodd we went West climbing Heron Pike then onto Sheffield Pike. Very like the Dodd only higher! [with] Tess (Jack Russell) [weather] Sunny Intervals - Lovely views of ulswater from the Dodd.

James Hughes bagged Sheffield Pike on May 29th, 2023 [from/via/route] Glenridding Dodd, Sheffield Pike, Raise, White Side, Hellvellyn Swirral Edge, Catstye Cam [with] Solo [weather] Beautiful day, clear, warm. blue skies & no wind. - Pearler of a day...

Christine Shepherd hiked Sheffield Pike on June 11th, 2006 [from/via/route] Walked from Glenridding using walk c394 Repeated this walk solo on 15.4.21 on a glorious day. [with] My daughter, Rebecca [weather] Glorious sunshine - Climbed again using walk c178 on 2.10.22 Enjoyed the walk down through the mines back to Glenridding.

John Tippins summited Sheffield Pike on July 16th, 2022 [from/via/route] From Glenridding [with] With Afia, Zahra and Farah [weather] Warm, sunny day.

Richard Fulcher conquered Sheffield Pike on April 18th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked in Glencoyne car park & ascended Glenridding Dodd through the woods after Stybarrow Crag. From Glenridding Dodd we carried on to the top of Sheffield Pike, descending via Nick Head & along the side of Glencoyne. [with] Jen [weather] A day of variation between warmth in the sun & cold winds on the southern side of the hills.

Keith Redhead scaled Sheffield Pike on January 27th, 2022 [from/via/route] Lovely walk from Glencoyne past Seldom seen a row of old miners cottages then south to take in Glenridding Dodd. From the Glen Dodd up the south east ride to the summit of Sheffield pike. From here there are wonderful Views north up Ullswater, across the lake to High Street & Place fell & south to Helvellyn st Sunday Crag. [with] Natasha [weather] Dry strong cold south westerly bright sunshine occasional light shower with beautiful rainbow

Richard Marchant walked up Sheffield Pike on January 20th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Glenridding's main car park & headed out of the car park & the road leading to the YHA for a short distance then it was up the Rake & on to Glenridding Dodd. From here it was up Heron Pike & on to Sheffield Pike, across to Hart Side back to Green Side & then Sticks Pass. Up on to Raise then south to White Side & onwards to Lower Man & the summit of Helvellyn. Then down Swirral Edge on to Catstye Cam & then down Glenridding Beck to the car. [with] Solo [weather] A very clear cold frosty day with blue skies all day long.

Tim Winn climbed Sheffield Pike on November 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Jane, Simon and Helen [weather] Sunny

Richard Marshall bagged Sheffield Pike on August 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Glenridding [with] Me Julie Roxy and Bo [weather] Cloudy & warm

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

Ant, John, Ken & Jim on top of Sheffield Pike last year

Ant, John, Ken & Jim on top of Sheffield Pike last year

Photo: Anthony Waldron (11)

Birkhouse Moor (foreground) and Striding Edge (right background) from Sheffield Pike

Birkhouse Moor (foreground) and Striding Edge (right background) from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (24)

Glenridding Dodd from the lower slopes of Sheffield Pike

Glenridding Dodd from the lower slopes of Sheffield Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (887)

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (32)

Birkhouse Moor (foreground left), Catstye Cam (foreground centre), White Side (centre right) and Raise (Helvellyn) (right) with Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Birkhouse Moor (foreground left), Catstye Cam (foreground centre), White Side (centre right) and Raise (Helvellyn) (right) with Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (27)

Catstye Cam (centre) with Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) (right) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Catstye Cam (centre) with Striding Edge (left), Helvellyn and Lower Man (Helvellyn) (right) in the background from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (25)

Striding Edge and Helvellyn (in mist) with Birkhouse Moor in front, Catstycam and Sheffield Pike from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Striding Edge and Helvellyn (in mist) with Birkhouse Moor in front, Catstycam and Sheffield Pike from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Gerry Ball (31)

White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (26)

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (42)

Towards Helvellyn from Sheffield Pike

Towards Helvellyn from Sheffield Pike

Photo: David Hayter (333)

Sheffield Pike summit cairn

Sheffield Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (888)

The shoulder of St Sunday Crag and Birks (left), Catstye Cam, Birkhouse Moor (centre) and Sheffield Pike from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

The shoulder of St Sunday Crag and Birks (left), Catstye Cam, Birkhouse Moor (centre) and Sheffield Pike from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (2)


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