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

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 146)

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63rd highest in England,
146th 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

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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)

Geoff Hand walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged on June 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walk 294 [with] Luke [weather] Sunny intervals

Jeremy Torrance hiked on May 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Harvey and Freddy [weather] Sunny - glorious

Christina Lander summited 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

Christine Shepherd conquered on October 9th, 2010 [from/via/route] Walked from Grasmere using walk c294 Climbed again (just up & down) 30.5.21 [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 <a href='http://www.go4awalk.com/userpics/christineshepherd33.php' target='_top'>photo</a>

Mark Hazelton scaled on May 23rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Walked from centre of Grasmere village. A 7 mile classic circuit of Steel Fell, Clf Crag, Gibson's Knott & Helm Crag. [with] Family and Pepper and very few others were out given the weather. [weather] Very windy & extremely wet

Claire Murray walked up on October 25th, 2020 [from/via/route] Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Crag & Steel Fell from Grasmere [with] Vitor [weather] Sunny, windy & a drop of hail - Lovely walk, lots of climbing & £6 to park in Grasmere

Kevan Cassley climbed on August 16th, 2020 [from/via/route] Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott & Helm Crag from Grasmere [with] wife Amanda & daughter India plus dog Bentley [weather] Mainly dry but some rain & heavy showers, visibility good - Bad start as my boot soles decided to detach themselves after 1 mile in whilst still on road, decided to carry on. Herdwick socks rubbed bad on my heal resulting in bad skinned heel, sock removed now in flip-flop boots & no sock & it started raining heavily (not great!). Sun was out most of time & a very enjoyable route apart from kit lit issues (new boots & socks now purchased!)

Gill Bates bagged on September 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] from A591

John Bryers hiked on May 26th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere to Steel fell via Easdale Road. [with] With Mya my faithful 13 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Low mist at 10am but Sun soon came up for a fantastic day. - During second release of COVID-19. Only met 3 people all day!

Andrew Johnson summited on November 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Town Head, Troutbeck [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy

Andrew Douthwaite conquered on August 24th, 2019 [weather] Sunny

Richard Marchant scaled on August 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] This route took us from the Main A591 where we left the car parked in a layby Town Head. A small country lane took us down to Helmside where we took a footpath that led us up on to Steele Fell then followed the ridge round to Calf Crag & then descended the ridge down to Gibson Knott & finally on to Helm Crag & down back to the car. [with] My youngest son Tom [weather] Fine clear sunny day all the through the day.

Simon Boddy walked up on September 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] Stonethwaite [with] HF Holidays [weather] Warm & sunny with cloud free summits!

John Tippins climbed on August 27th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started from Grasmere. Walk C294 from go4awalk.com [with] With Afia, Zahra and Farah. [weather] Complete cloud cover, though generally above the summits, strong breezes & occasional hints of rain.

Lucy Perchard bagged on May 19th, 2018 [from/via/route] Ascent from Grasmere & then onto Calf Crag [with] Tony [weather] Lovely - Evening walk, views down to Thirlmere

Steve Cookson hiked on March 22nd, 2018 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Gillie [weather] Dry

Phillip Bulley summited on June 4th, 2017 [from/via/route] Via Wythburn Valley [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Sunny but windy.

Chris Sheard conquered on October 31st, 2008 [from/via/route] From Calf Crag [with] George [weather] Great weather day turning cooler

Clare Tait scaled on February 24th, 2017 [from/via/route] Grasmere, via Helmcrag in the snow. Lost way in bog, twisted ankle... [with] Charlie [weather] Sunshine, snow on higher tops. - So very boggy on the tops. Beautiful views though.

Louis Smith walked up on February 5th, 2017 [weather] fog

Mark Davidson climbed on January 19th, 2003 [with] Mike [weather] Bit wet & miserable at the start but . . . - Saw great cloud inversion from the top of Steel Fell

Nick Dobson bagged on August 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] Low Mill Bridge including Calf Crag, Gibson Knott & Helm Crag [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Hot - Very good walk with great views.

David Watson hiked on July 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Helm Crag [weather] Sunny

Joanne Mcgawley summited on July 16th, 2016 [with] Rich [weather] Warm - 9.2 miles

Richard Fulcher conquered on July 12th, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Jen [weather] Cloudy with sunny intervals.

Denis Hoyle scaled on June 6th, 2016 [from/via/route] C294 from Grasmere [with] Burnley mountaineering club [weather] Overcast, raining - Got a bit wet

Roddy Mcdougall walked up on April 22nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere [weather] Dry, bright, sunny

Paul Peppiate climbed on March 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Annie [weather] Good. Cloudy start - long sunny stretch. Chilly. - First of the year.

John Nicholson bagged on March 11th, 2016 [from/via/route] c294 Steel Fell from Grasmere. Parked in layby near 'Travellers Rest' [with] Chris & Bell [weather] Fine day. Spring like in valleys, but chilly once on tops. No snow to speak off - Very nice horseshoe type walk. Fine views all way round. Lost & recovered Chris's phone. I lost my favourite ME bob hat. Couple of pints in the 'Watermill' at Ings. Few more pints in Hare & Hounds

Anthony Scott hiked on October 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] yha grasmere [with] me [weather] changeable! rain first thing, some blue sky, some white & grey clouds, strong northerly wind but warm in shelter.

Jacqui Smith summited on September 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] graham [weather] hot & sunny

Tracey Cowell has conquered [from/via/route] Greenburn Horseshoe starting from Helmside Cottages. A nice ridge over 3 steps to the summit of Steel Fell. Good views of Helm Crag & the ridge to Calf Crag. From the summit views of Thirlmere Reservoir. [with] solo [weather] started misty then cleared with clear sunny skies.

Colin Egan scaled on September 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] From minor road near Town Head farm, up ridge to summit [with] My wife Faith [weather] Cool & cloudy to start, top just visible, clearing as the morning progressed

Elaine Evans walked up on July 10th, 2015 [from/via/route] From lay-by near Ghyll Foot Farm to Steel Fell, then on to Calf Crag, Gibson Knott & Helm Crag [with] Sue [weather] Overcast & misty on Steel Fell. Weather & visibility improved as day went on.

Richard Marshall climbed on May 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Steel Fell from Grassmere [with] Volkan and Bo [weather] Cloudy

Claire Kirk bagged on April 6th, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Self [weather] Fine

Victoria Bates hiked on February 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] c294 [with] Mark [weather] Snow

Iain Jones summited on January 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere

Jon Mapp conquered on December 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] from Grasmere via Helm Crag, Gibson Knott & Calf Crag [with] Suzzanne, Caroline and Robin [weather] Cold but clear - Great views from the top looking toward Thirlmere, a sprinling of snow on Helvelyn

Neil Bennett scaled on August 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Grasmere, en route to Calf Crag, Gibson Knott & Helm Crag. [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett [weather] Sunny / Broken Cloud

Adrian Shepherd walked up on November 6th, 2010 [from/via/route] From Grasmere & then on to Calf Crag, Gibson Knott & Helm Crag [with] Gillian [weather] Bright & sunny with a cold wind - Fabulous day for walking

John Almond climbed on June 23rd, 2014 [from/via/route] go4awalk c294 Steel Fell from Grasmere - Steel Fell - Calf Crag - Gibson Knott - Helm Crag [weather] dry

Leon Harvey bagged on July 27th, 2014 [from/via/route] c294 [with] Solo [weather] Hot, overcast, rainy :) - Rainbows over the fells

Keith Eastman hiked on June 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] c294

David Noble summited on April 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Chris [weather] Cloud & Drizzle

Bill Rowlands conquered on March 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Grasmere & then onto Calf Crag, Gibson Knott & Helm Crag & finally back down to Grasmere. [with] Jake, the chocolate labrador [weather] Low cloud, windy but dry. - Very wet underfoot especially between Steel Fell & Calf Crag.

Clive Ward scaled on March 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Tarn Crag, Sour Milk Ghyll, Easedale Beck [with] Hazel [weather] Light rain & mist to start. Then cloud persistent across all the tops until we descended from Tarn. - Saw 8 red deer just before reaching Tarn Crag

Kevin Parnham walked up on February 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Grasmere direct then round head of far easedale. [with] Jo [weather] Cloudy on summit & some snowfall but no wind & relatively mild. - First peak in horseshoe walk taking in Helm Crag

Lee Maddison climbed on February 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] c264. From Grasmere [with] My son Lee jnr [weather] Light Rain with good visibility - Stunning views

David Baines bagged on May 12th, 2009 [from/via/route] From Ghyll Foot & direct up the South-East Ridge. Descent via Calf Crag & Greenburn Bottom. [with] Alone [weather] Sunny but with strong easterly wind. - Excellent views down Thirlmere from the summit. Very strong winds on top.

Marcus Bradshaw hiked on October 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Grasmere carried on to do Calf Crag / Gibson knott & Helm Crag [with] Birthday Boy - Marcus [weather] Started off dry & sunny but soon the rain appeared - I loved this walk up to Steel Fell . (it was the start of the birthday weekend adventure)

Tim Buckley summited on January 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Green Burn, en route to Calf Crag [with] Lynne [weather] Ground frozen, snow on the surrounding higher peaks. Temperature 1.5 degrees, wind chill -5 degrees. Skies clear - Talked into three walkers from Bootle. Winter scenery stunning

Dave Eyes conquered on March 13th, 2011 [from/via/route] from Grasmere via Helme Crag [with] Southport Fellwalkers [weather] bright & sunny - cold

Ann Davis scaled on July 11th, 2013 [from/via/route] from greenburn [weather] very hot

Stephen Mcdonald walked up on June 6th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere (walk c294) [with] Joanna and Sunny [weather] very warm - the steepest climb ever to start with but then a really great walk round the tops

Raymond Barnett climbed on June 6th, 2013 [weather] sunny

Harry Meijer bagged on April 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Alone

Christine Knowles hiked on April 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Graham [weather] Nice day

Charlie Housley summited on April 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Town Head & up via the south east ridge. [with] Solo. [weather] A bit overcast to start with with some low cloud, probably due to the high humidity & it looks like it could brighten up later. - A good start to the route with the intention of doing the circuit taking in Calf Crag, Gibson Knott & Helm Crag.

Darren Mortimer conquered on April 6th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Dermot Palmer & Graham Panton [weather] Cold & sunny at first then warm & sunny & way overdressed but so glad to see the sun shine for a change.

Iain Taylor scaled on February 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere NY 33606 07370

Wayne Baxter walked up on October 10th, 2009 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Helm Crag, Gibson Knott, Calf Cragg, Dead Pike Steel Fell, Grasmere [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy early, sunny later

David Lane climbed on July 28th, 2006 [with] Kelly

David Campbell bagged on October 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Grasmere valley in loop to Calf Crag & Helm Crag [weather] Low cloud & rain.

Chris Bramley hiked on November 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] Grassmere & tarn crag [with] Jaqui, Blake and Jan [weather] Cold clear

Stella Nuttall summited on August 27th, 2010 [from/via/route] sttel fell gibson knott clf cragg & helm cragg

David Hughes conquered on July 15th, 2012 [from/via/route] grasmere- steel fell-calf crag- gibson knott- helm crag [with] Gal -Dave-simon [weather] overcast to start sun cleared small drop of rain cool at times - 9 mile ,cracking views ,,,4 & half hours . free park .Tweedies bar for a yates & ulverston beer

Darren Gallagher scaled on May 12th, 2010 [from/via/route] c294

Jonathan Bevan, Erin Ryan, Karen Lythgoe, Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, Dawn Roberts, David Kelley, Melanie Dunn, Jenny Godfrey, Sharron Barker, Louise Sandwith, David Butterfield, Jo Dixon, Steven Waterhouse, David Kelley, Peter Clark, David Shaw, David Laws, Claire Rigg, Dean Bowen, Steven Woodroffe, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Michael Nolan, Jan Dixon, Paul Booth, Linda Mckeogh, Tracey Cordes, Mike Walker, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, John Cuthbert, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, Rob Barklamb, Andy Nicholls, David Buttress, Martyn Rouse, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara, John Southward and Stephen Millington have all walked, climbed & bagged Steel Fell.

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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)

Thirlmere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Thirlmere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Tim Hope (52)

Dunmail Raise from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Dunmail Raise from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: David Hayter (71)

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)

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)

Thirlmere and Blencathra from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Thirlmere and Blencathra from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Chris Haselden (18)

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

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

Photo: Stephen Collins (1)

Harvey on Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Harvey on Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Chris Haselden (20)

Thirlemere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Thirlemere from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: Mike Jennings (7)

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)

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)

Helm Crag from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Helm Crag from Steel Fell (Dead Pike)

Photo: David Hayter (70)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

Photo: Andy Malcolm (64)


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