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Slight Side
762m (2501ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 58)

Walk Slight Side walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Slight Side Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Slight Side

Christine Shepherd walked up on May 10th, 2009 [from/via/route] I climbed this from Eskdale using walk c175 Climbed again 19.07.2021 from Wasdale Head after climbing Scafell via Lord's Rake. [with] On my own [weather] Bright and clear - This was the last of the highest 100 Wainwrights which was my target before deciding to climb them all.

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

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

Paul Macey hiked on July 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] On way too and back from Scar Fell from Eskdale Hard Knott passage [weather] Low cloud

Elaine Evans summited on September 23rd, 2019 [from/via/route] From Wasdale campsite carpark, via corpse road towards Burnmoor Tarn, ascended to Sca Fell then descended to Slight Side, back to corpse road and returned to car. [with] Sue [weather] Wonderful walking weather - fair, sunshine and cloud with a cooling breeze. Poor visibility on Sca Fell summit. - Very boggy ground on way up and on way down. Saw memorial to Polish pilots who crashed in 1941 - some wreckage still present at site.

Phillip Bulley conquered on September 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Via Scafell. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny and warm.

Bay Wan scaled on August 25th, 2019 [from/via/route] Slight Side to Scafell loop (avoided Scafell Pike like the plague because a) it was August Bank holiday weekend and b) I heard it was all bouldery so not really my bag) [with] Cocoa dog - 8 yrs old [weather] Sunny summers day. 25 degrees. Lovely with a breeze. Cooking without. - Path disappeared after about an hour on the way up to Slight Side at Whinscales and it's pretty boggy in most if the way, however, treading a lesser used path has its advantages being I saw no one until I neared Scafell! Didn't enjoy the scree descent down from Scafell and the boggy return, although the path was better here.

Michael Hope walked up on June 10th, 2019 [from/via/route] Followed the route,except for Symonds Knott [with] Lou [weather] Fantastic day,scattered CU cloud,18'C at start,virtually calm - Called at the Woolpack Inn for a drink before returning to car. Lots of hens,a cock and a duck outside the pub fighting for our crisps. Also called at the King George IV Inn at Eskdale for a drink. There was a beautiful Border terrier in the bar,his name was Maltby.

Christina Lander climbed on February 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Dalgarth Station, Boot - Eskdale Moor - Burnmoor Tarn - Scafell - Slight Side - Eel Tarn - Boot [with] Dick & Meg [weather] A beautiful warm day, mostly sunny. Windy on the ascent of Scafell, but still on the ridge

Craig Steeland bagged on June 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Wha House Farm car park at bottom of Hardknott Pass [with] On my own [weather] Hot and sunny with no wind.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Slight Side

Eskdale from Slight Side

Eskdale from Slight Side

Photo: David Hayter (377)

Little Stand (foreground), Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (left), Wetherlam and The Old Man of Coniston (right) from Slight Side

Little Stand (foreground), Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (left), Wetherlam and The Old Man of Coniston (right) from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (2)

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)

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

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

Photo: Alan Wainwright (168)

Walkers on Slight Side

Walkers on Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (6)

Esk Pike and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Slight Side

Esk Pike and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (4)

Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag, Great End and Esk Hause from Lingcove Bridge

Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag, Great End and Esk Hause from Lingcove Bridge

Photo: Colin Jenkins (33)

From left to right: Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Cold Pike, Little Stand and finally the shoulder of Grey Friar from the summit of Hard Knott

From left to right: Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Cold Pike, Little Stand and finally the shoulder of Grey Friar from the summit of Hard Knott

Photo: Colin Jenkins (31)

Hard Knott from Slight Side

Hard Knott from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (1)

Burnmoor Tarn from Slight Side

Burnmoor Tarn from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (5)


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