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Sheffield Pike
676m (2218ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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

Sheffield Pike Summit

Photo: David Hayter

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

Christine Shepherd walked up 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 climbed Sheffield Pike on July 16th, 2022 [from/via/route] From Glenridding [with] With Afia, Zahra and Farah [weather] Warm, sunny day.

Richard Fulcher bagged 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 hiked 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 summited 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 conquered Sheffield Pike on November 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Jane, Simon and Helen [weather] Sunny

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

Martin Woods walked up Sheffield Pike on June 6th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Patterdale - Birks to Fairfield round to Hellvelyn & down to Glenridding [with] Ackers and Crush [weather] Sun, 22 deegrees v.little breeze

Claire Kirk climbed Sheffield Pike on September 19th, 2020 [from/via/route] Glenridding via Glenridding Dodd [with] Alone [weather] Dry & sunny

Andrew Johnson bagged Sheffield Pike on February 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy, windy loads of snow on top some blue sky. - Ted struggled as snow & ice built up on his legs. Eventually he refused to walk so I carried him down to the snow line.

Victoria Bates hiked Sheffield Pike on August 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Adventure club

Michael Nolan summited Sheffield Pike on August 13th, 2019 [from/via/route] glenridding [with] Morag [weather] fine & sunny

Kevin Foster conquered Sheffield Pike on June 29th, 2019 [from/via/route] Raise [with] Peter and Henry. [weather] Baking hot. - Report to follow.

Lucy Perchard scaled Sheffield Pike on September 25th, 2018 [from/via/route] Up from Glenridding past the disused mines & then back down via Glenridding Dodd [with] Tony [weather] Very windy - could hardly stand on the peak!

Louis Smith walked up Sheffield Pike on December 26th, 2018 [weather] mist

Darren Wilson climbed Sheffield Pike on May 13th, 2018 [with] lone walk [weather] Beautiful summers day

Simon Neilson-Clark bagged Sheffield Pike on June 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Glenridding outdoor centre [with] Mrs H [weather] Sunny & heavy storms

Craig Steeland hiked Sheffield Pike on June 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Lake District National Park car park in Patterdale [with] Sue [weather] Partly sunny & warm with no wind.

Christina Lander summited Sheffield Pike on June 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] Glenridding - Birkhouse Moor - Helvellyn - Helvellyn Lower Man - White Side - Raise - Sticks Pass - Nick Head - Sheffield Pike - Glenridding Dodd - Glenridding [with] Dick [weather] A perfect sunny day on the high fells

Andrew Peate conquered Sheffield Pike on April 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] Sticks Pass [weather] Wet, windy then bright & windy

Simon Myerscough scaled Sheffield Pike on July 29th, 2007 [from/via/route] C286 [with] Martin [weather] Cool but sunny, very breezy high up - descended swirral edge. Easy path to summit of Raise. Martin wore shorts, changed twice

Adam Smithson walked up Sheffield Pike on November 3rd, 2017 [from/via/route] via route C394 [with] Myself [weather] Overcast/drizzle/windy

Paul Macey climbed Sheffield Pike on June 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Start end Glenridding [weather] Sunny intervals - Real climb upto / Over heron pike!

Wayne Baxter bagged Sheffield Pike on June 19th, 2017 [from/via/route] Glenridding, Rake Glenridding Dodd, Heron Pike, Sheffield Pike, Nick Head, past the old mine to Glenriddings. [with] Sue, [weather] Very sunny & hot all day

Chris Sheard hiked Sheffield Pike on August 12th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Raise down sticks pass [with] George [weather] Changeable day - sometimes blustery - Nice circuit starting at Helm crag

Nick Dobson summited Sheffield Pike on October 22nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] cloudy - did not bother with glenridding dodd which we had intended doing today.

Alan Smith conquered Sheffield Pike on October 28th, 2016 [with] Matt

John Walter scaled Sheffield Pike on October 12th, 2016 [with] Tricia & Sandra - Steep descent through trees.

Mark Davidson walked up Sheffield Pike on May 25th, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Sunny spells

Simon Boddy climbed Sheffield Pike on June 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Girlfriend [weather] Sunny

Tony Rogerson bagged Sheffield Pike on July 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] Gillside Glenridding Mine Sheffield Pike Glenridding Dodd Gillside [with] Floss [weather] Sunny with low cloud over the higher fells some of which caught us

Phillip Bulley hiked Sheffield Pike on July 12th, 2016 [from/via/route] Glenridding Dodd [with] Judith and Toby [weather] Sunny but with a chilly wind.

Elaine Evans summited Sheffield Pike on June 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Glencoyne car park, alongside Ullswater then up past Seldom Seen towards Nick Head & on to Sheffield Pike. Back by Heron Pike & Glenridding Dodd. [with] Sue [weather] Hot & humid but dry. - Evidence of damage from Storm Desmond still clear.

Dave Eyes conquered Sheffield Pike on April 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] Walked in from Glenridding [with] Christine Eyes, John and Martine Power [weather] No Rain but low cloud & not many views. Some lying snow higher up

Colin Egan scaled Sheffield Pike on April 17th, 2016 [from/via/route] Ascent from Ullswater car park at Glencoyne, continuing on to Stybarrow Dodd [with] My wife Faith, son Peter & girlfriend Alex, and friends John & Jo Cocker. [weather] Cold & windy, sunny at first

Tracey Cowell walked up Sheffield Pike on April 16th, 2016 [from/via/route] Glenridding dodd/heron pike/sheffield pike/greenside mines [with] Sister [weather] Sunny/hail/snow blizzards

Caroline Winter climbed Sheffield Pike on April 3rd, 2016 [from/via/route] Glenridding, Greenside Road, White Side, Raise, Stybarrow Dodd, White Stones, Sheffield Pike, Heron Pike, Glenridding [with] Andy and Becky who left at Sticks Pass [weather] Good & clear - Descended Sheffield Pike. No problem until reaching metal post. Informed path to right. I descended a steep gulley before seeing obvious path over Heron Pike! Easier route finding ascending. Would recommend- great walk

David Watson bagged Sheffield Pike on March 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Glenridding via Glenridding Dodd & en route to Raise & White Side [weather] Bright & cold.

David Fearn hiked Sheffield Pike on August 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Glenridding Walk c394 [with] Alone [weather] Cloudy but visibility good - From Glenridding Dodd bagged Sheffield Pike, then on to Raise, White Sides, Lower Man (Helvellyn) Helvellyn & Finally Catstye Cam

Anthony Scott summited Sheffield Pike on August 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Myself [weather] Grey cloud

Claire Lloyd conquered Sheffield Pike on October 27th, 2005 [from/via/route] From Glenridding [with] Family

Christine Knowles scaled Sheffield Pike on February 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] Glenridding, via Glenridding Dodd [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy, cloud level up & down, snow/hail showers. - Interesting walk up ridge. Bit boggy near top.

Leon Harvey walked up Sheffield Pike on September 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] c394 [with] Solo [weather] Nice morning cool breeze - early start for me; but still beaten by a family with two young children :) I wish my parents had taken me of trips like this

Jacqui Smith climbed Sheffield Pike on August 31st, 2014 [from/via/route] Seldom seen [with] Graham [weather] Beautiful sunny day

David Noble bagged Sheffield Pike on August 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Reece [weather] Cloudy & overcast with wind & rain

Harry Meijer hiked Sheffield Pike on August 15th, 2014 [from/via/route] Glenridding,TIC [with] Private Guided Walk The Lake District Walker

Keith Eastman summited Sheffield Pike on June 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] c394

Irvin Dickinson conquered Sheffield Pike on June 6th, 2014 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Self but met 4 guys from Manchester [weather] Lovely sunny day - Also did Glennriding Dodd, Raise & Hart Side

Ann Davis scaled Sheffield Pike on May 31st, 2014 [from/via/route] glenridding dodd [weather] sunny

Kevin Parnham walked up Sheffield Pike on May 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Glenridding Dodd [with] Jo [weather] Dry warm & sunny

Raymond Barnett climbed Sheffield Pike on April 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Glennridding [with] self [weather] sunny

Steve Frank bagged Sheffield Pike on December 30th, 2012 [from/via/route] Patterdale Hall [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Snow on top

Gill Watson hiked Sheffield Pike on October 28th, 2009 [with] Gill

Clive Ward summited Sheffield Pike on November 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] Glenridding, Seldom Seen, Glenridding Dodd, Sheffield Pike. Down via quarries & valley [with] Anna, Hazel [weather] Perfect - about 3-4 deg to start, some ice, clear, sunny - See Glenridding Dodd

Martin Hobson conquered Sheffield Pike on September 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] A Glenridding circuit

Charlie Housley scaled Sheffield Pike on July 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Seldom Seen along the path on the north face of the fell. [with] Solo. [weather] Considering I didn`t start the walk until 17.00hrs the weather was glorious all the way. - Walked this fell & Glenridding Dodd as part of a circular route.

Iain Taylor walked up Sheffield Pike on December 12th, 2010 [from/via/route] Glenridding (NY 38992 16932)

Carole Walton climbed Sheffield Pike on October 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] Glenridding Dodd [with] Friends x 2 [weather] Good

Andy Pearce bagged Sheffield Pike on September 14th, 2009 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Anita Pearce [weather] Beautiful Sunny Day - On the way to Helvellyn via Sticks Pass - A bit boggy at the base after Heron Pike

Frances Mcquarrie hiked Sheffield Pike on June 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] from Glenridding via Glenridding Dodd, Heron Pike & descent to Thirlmere [with] alone [weather] heavy drizzle although cloud base above fell - Didn't met a soul all day. Out of Glenridding everyone turned left for Helvellyn.

Darren Mortimer summited Sheffield Pike on April 28th, 2012 [from/via/route] Sheffield Pike [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] windy

Chris Bramley conquered Sheffield Pike on March 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] Side of Ulswater [with] Jaqui and Blake [weather] Warm 20 degree day in March - Bear Blake took us off path down Glenriding Dodd, Janet had a terrible fall very lucky not to be seriously hurt

Darren Gallagher scaled Sheffield Pike on March 14th, 2012 [from/via/route] c394

Dale Sexton, Karen Lythgoe, Jane Wilkinson, David Kelley, Jenny Godfrey, Louise Sandwith, Ian Gate, Linda Mckeogh, John Cuthbert, Jo Dixon, Jonathan Tobin, David Shaw, Amanda Hinds, David Laws, Wendy Haycock, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Paul Booth, Jeanette Coward, David Buttress, Tracey Cordes, David Kelley, Paul Henderson, Trevor Williams, G Philpott, Ian Walkden, Rob Barklamb, Chris Turner, John Southward, Stephen Millington, Ray O'hara, Libby Burns and John Reynolds have all walked, climbed & bagged Sheffield Pike.

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

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)

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (32)

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)

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Sheffield Pike from the lower slopes of Birkhouse Moor

Photo: Richard Nicholls (42)

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)

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)

Towards Helvellyn from Sheffield Pike

Towards Helvellyn from Sheffield Pike

Photo: David Hayter (333)

White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

White Side and Raise (Helvellyn) from Sheffield Pike

Photo: Peter Dryden (26)

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)

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)


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