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Steel Fell (Dead Pike)
553m (1815ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Steel Fell (Dead Pike) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Wainwright
(No. 146)

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English Dewey
63rd highest in England,
148th in England & Wales

Walk Steel Fell (Dead Pike) walking UK Mountains in The Central Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Steel Fell (Dead Pike) Summit

Photo: Chris Haselden

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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


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Walk c294 Steel Fell from Grasmere

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,435ft (742m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Steel Fell (Dead Pike) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Martyn Atherton walked up Steel Fell (Dead Pike) on January 22nd, 2023 [from/via/route] From Grasmere to Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knot, Helm Crag [with] Martyn [weather] Overcast, cold & snow

Claire Kirk climbed Steel Fell (Dead Pike) on April 21st, 2024 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Gareth [weather] Fine

Pete George bagged Steel Fell (Dead Pike) on May 20th, 2023 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Roco [weather] Warm but misty

Christine Shepherd hiked Steel Fell (Dead Pike) on October 9th, 2010 [from/via/route] Walked from Grasmere using walk c294 Climbed again (just up & down) 30.5.21. Repeated walk c294 solo on 14.07.2022 [with] My daughters, Hannah and Rebecca and friends jenny and Ian [weather] Wonderful autumn sunshine - I chose this as my final Wainwright fell & celebrated with champagne on the summit - see photo

Ian Ashton summited Steel Fell (Dead Pike) on January 1st, 2022 [with] Solo

Geoff Hand conquered Steel Fell (Dead Pike) on May 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] c294 Steel Fell from Grassmere [with] Alone with Tess [weather] Cool & Dry - Followed the ridge from Calf Crag.

Carl Tillotson scaled Steel Fell (Dead Pike) on July 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] c294 route, parked up on Stock Lane Car Park [with] June [weather] Rain & Drizzle at start, cloud cover on stop of Steel Fell & Calf Crag, Breaking sun, warm & muggy over Gibson Knott & Helm Crag

Paul Macey walked up Steel Fell (Dead Pike) on June 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walk 294 [with] Luke [weather] Sunny intervals

Jeremy Torrance climbed Steel Fell (Dead Pike) on May 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Harvey and Freddy [weather] Sunny - glorious

Christina Lander bagged Steel Fell (Dead Pike) on June 5th, 2021 [from/via/route] Mill Bridge, Grasmere - Easedale Beck - Tarn Crag - Calf Crag - Steel Fell - Mill Bridge [with] Dick [weather] A beautiful sunny day - During our holiday staying at Station House, Troutbeck, Penrith

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

*Thirlmere from the summit of Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

*Thirlmere from the summit of Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (64)

Loughrigg Fell with Windermere beyond from between Steel Fell (Dead Pike) and Calf Crag

Loughrigg Fell with Windermere beyond from between Steel Fell (Dead Pike) and Calf Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (56)

Dunmail Raise from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Dunmail Raise from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: David Hayter (71)

Looking down the ridge from Steel Fell (Dead Pike) with Helm Crag to the right

Looking down the ridge from Steel Fell (Dead Pike) with Helm Crag to the right

Photo: Andy Malcolm (66)

Greenup Edge and the Wythburn Fells from Steel Fell (Dead Pike) summit

Greenup Edge and the Wythburn Fells from Steel Fell (Dead Pike) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (54)

Grasmere from the summit of Steel Fell (Dead Pike) with Helm Crag right of centre

Grasmere from the summit of Steel Fell (Dead Pike) with Helm Crag right of centre

Photo: Alex Malcolm (33)

Thirlmere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Thirlmere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Alex Malcolm (34)

The champagne shot! - Celebrating on the summit of Steel Fell (Dead Pike), my 214th and final Wainwright.

The champagne shot! - Celebrating on the summit of Steel Fell (Dead Pike), my 214th and final Wainwright.

Photo: Christine Shepherd (33)

Harvey on Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Harvey on Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Chris Haselden (20)

The Wythburn Fells (left) Thirlmere, Helvellyn (in mist) and Seat Sandal (right) from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

The Wythburn Fells (left) Thirlmere, Helvellyn (in mist) and Seat Sandal (right) from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Tim Hope (53)

Helm Crag from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Helm Crag from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: David Hayter (70)

Runaway Ramblers from Bury on top of Steel Fell (Dead Pike) in early May

Runaway Ramblers from Bury on top of Steel Fell (Dead Pike) in early May

Photo: David Morecroft (19)

Early morning mist over Grasmere with Heron Pike (left) and Helm Crag (right) from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Early morning mist over Grasmere with Heron Pike (left) and Helm Crag (right) from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Chris Haselden (21)

Thirlemere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Thirlemere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Mike Jennings (7)

Thirlmere and Blencathra from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Thirlmere and Blencathra from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Chris Haselden (18)

Steel Fell (Dead Pike) summit cairn

Steel Fell (Dead Pike) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (915)

*Looking South to Grasmere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

*Looking South to Grasmere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Stephen Collins (1)

Thirlmere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Thirlmere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Tim Hope (52)

Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag, Greenup Edge and The Wythburn Fells from Steel Fell (Dead Pike) summit cairn

Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag, Greenup Edge and The Wythburn Fells from Steel Fell (Dead Pike) summit cairn

Photo: Tim Hope (55)

Looking across Greenburn Bottom to Helm Crag from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Looking across Greenburn Bottom to Helm Crag from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Alex Malcolm (32)


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