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Ullscarf
726m (2382ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
83rd highest in England,
143rd in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 74)

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104th highest in England,
177th in England & Wales

Walk Ullscarf walking UK Mountains in The Central Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Ullscarf Summit

Photo: Marcel Bannon

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

Andrew Johnson walked up on October 5th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Dob Gill car park [with] Ted [weather] Sunny

John Hanlon climbed during August, 2020 [from/via/route] Langstraff Inn [weather] Sunny

Nick Dobson bagged on July 21st, 2020 [from/via/route] Stonethwaite over Eagle Crag and along ridge to Seargents's Crag before continuing to High Raise, then trudging back to Ullscarf. [with] Margaret and Ralph [weather] Bright sunny clear day. - Returned to Stonethwaite by descending from Ullscarf over Coldbarrow Fell to High Crag and Dock Tarn following the Cumbria Way back down to Stonethwaite. (11.9 miles later) including extra mileage taking wrong path up Eagle Crag)

Adrian Howard hiked on October 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Dob Gill car park

Kevin Foster summited on May 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] Watlendlath. [with] Diana and Henry. [weather] Sunny and hot. - Apart from a couple of boggy sections in the vicinity of Blea Tarn (yes even after all this dry weather) the paths were generally very good. The walk and the views really got going after Standing Crag was reached. The views were excellent in every direction from the summit cairn (which was to be expected for probably the lake districts most central fell).

Christina Lander conquered on December 1st, 2019 [from/via/route] Stonethwaite - Eagle Crag - Sergeant's Crag - High Raise - Ullscarf - Coldbarrow Fell - Dock Tarn - Willygrass Gill - Stonethwaite [with] Dick & Meg [weather] Beautiful sunny day, very little wind - Another early start to make the most of the daylight. Just finished as it started to get dark

Sandra Wallace scaled on May 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] From watendlath [with] Ian Ian [weather] Wet to start, snow flurries on top - Saw 7 red deer

Richard Newell walked up on May 19th, 2019 [with] Sameer

Craig Steeland climbed on February 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] From car park in Stonethwaite village [with] Sue [weather] Wall to wall sunshine and very warm.

Simon Boddy bagged on September 2nd, 2018 [from/via/route] Lodore [with] HF Holidays [weather] Cloudy with persistent light rain and mist at the summit

Andy Jakob hiked on August 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] from Legburthwaite to Grasmere via west side of Thirlmere, [with] colin AFWC [weather] Fab sun shine

Tracey Cowell summited on June 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] Watendlath/ Coldbarrow/ High Saddle/ Ullscarf/ Dock Tarn/ Great Crag [with] Andrew Foster [weather] Hot and sunny

Chris Sheard conquered on April 28th, 2018 [from/via/route] Up from Grasmere via flour Gill [with] Jamie Chris & Bruce [weather] Started sunny turning to light intermittent rain and finished with broken cloud and sun - Really good day with the boys and dog Bruce, only got off track once, fooled by terrain

Dave Eyes scaled on April 16th, 2018 [from/via/route] Parked car at Steel End car park. Walked up the Valley and ascended Calf Crag. continued on and round to the right to ascend Ullscarf and then returned down the valley and along the road back to the car. [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Good views, windy very wet underfoot

Elaine Evans walked up on October 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Dob Gill car park, via Harrop Tarn, up to Standing Crag, then across to Ullscarf. [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful, sunny, clear day with a cool breeze on tops. - Gorgeous autumn colours. but a fair amount of boggy ground to cover.

Colin Egan climbed on March 8th, 2017 [from/via/route] Started at Steel End car park at Thirlmere. Ascent via Harrop Tarn and through the woodland beyond [with] My wife Faith [weather] Dry and sunny but quite cold,especially at the summit, fresh westerly wind. - Not one I have any desire ever to repeat. It was like walking on a giant wet sponge most of the time and the summit was an insignificant little cairn along the line of a very old metal fence.

Anthony Scott bagged on March 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite [with] me [weather] 7 degrees, grey cloud at start but brighter later. 10 degrees, significant wind chill on top - Surprisingly wet in places

Caroline Winter hiked on February 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Dob Gill car park, Harrop tarn, standing crag, Ullscarf [with] Solo [weather] Good visibility, -1 to 2 degrees, wind SE, 25-34mph with up to 43 mph gusts - Ice on grass raise before standing crag and snow underfoot to peak. Views good but haze over sca fell, pillar and great gable. Unable to see Crinkles but blencathra and helvellyn great views. Felt very remote. On return through forest spotted red deer join with her mate.

Iain Jones summited on January 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite

Clive Ward conquered on October 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] Stonethwaite, Eagle Crag, Sergeant's Crag, Greenup Edge, Ullscarf, Smithmire Island [with] Hazel [weather] Pretty good, overcast - Hazel bagged three new ones

Mark Davidson scaled on October 11th, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Typical October Day in The Lakes - a bit grey

David Watson walked up on October 15th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Borrowdale YHA via Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag [weather] Misty

Chris Bramley climbed on October 9th, 2016 [from/via/route] Dobbend [with] Jacqu Blake and Jan [weather] Sunny 10 degrees - Boggy

Victoria Bates bagged on August 4th, 2016 [from/via/route] c218 without High Raise [with] Mark [weather] Very windy and very wet

Jon Mapp hiked on May 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] C369 - missing out Kings How at the end. 12.4miles without it [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Beautiful day, sunny with a gentle breeze, not too warm, a little chilly in the shade or when the sun went behind a cloud - Walk fairly accurate - Time and distance need modifying

David Noble summited on August 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Eagle Crag [with] Jack [weather] Dry but boggy

Steve Frank conquered on August 9th, 2015 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite

Joanne Mcgawley scaled on July 15th, 2015 [with] Rich [weather] Hot! - 11.5 miles

Michael Nolan walked up on June 30th, 2015 [weather] hot!

David Hickin climbed on July 20th, 2014 [with] Sally

Ann Davis bagged on June 24th, 2014 [with] eagle crag, sergeant crag [weather] humid

Jill Dean hiked on June 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Borrowdale [with] Graham [weather] hot and sunny

Kevin Parnham summited on March 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Longthwaite,borrowdale YHA via eagle crag and greenup edge [with] Jo [weather] High winds and almost constant rain, - Very boggy underfoot,made for a long days walking. Never saw another person from Stonethwaite until we finished.

Harry Meijer conquered on June 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Grasmere to Keswick [with] The Lake District Walker

Tim Buckley scaled on May 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] From High Raise en route to Dock Tarn and Great Crag [with] Esther [weather] Hot and dry - Despite the dry weather, its boggy and wet - be warned - wear gaiters! summit nothing to write home about.

Darren Mortimer walked up on July 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Stonethwaite [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Hot and sunny

Wendy Carey climbed during 1979 [from/via/route] Stonethwaite [with] Family [weather] Fair

Christine Knowles bagged on May 4th, 2013 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy, windy - Just in the middle of a huge bog!

Phillip Bulley hiked on July 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] Stonewaite [with] Judith and Toby [weather] Cloudy then rain later

Charlie Housley summited on January 4th, 2013 [from/via/route] A very convoluted route via High Tove and Armboth Fell. [with] Solo [weather] Pretty rubbish, lots of water underfoot and low cloud. - Weather aside, which you have to expect in January, it was nice to bag this one.

Iain Taylor conquered on May 22nd, 2011 [from/via/route] Wythburn NY 32084 12942)

Les Wrightson scaled on July 21st, 2012 [from/via/route] rosthwaite c369 [with] tan [weather] good

Christine Shepherd walked up on May 25th, 2008 [from/via/route] I walked from Borrowdale using walk c243. [with] On my own [weather] Warm but overcast

Adrian Roberts, Trevor Longman, Jo Dixon, Peter Clark, David Shaw, John Walter, David Laws, Gordon Lee, Louis Smith, Jonathan Tobin, Simon Duerden, Louise Sandwith, Guy Gannie, Paul Booth, Tracey Cordes, Jeanette Coward, Linda Mckeogh, Paul Henderson, Mike Walker, Trevor Williams, Alan Davidson, John Cuthbert, Simon Theobald, Doug Martin, Stephen Millington, Ray O'Hara and Libby Burns have all walked, climbed & bagged Ullscarf.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Ullscarf

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit with Ullscarf beyond

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit with Ullscarf beyond

Photo: Marcel Bannon (13)

Ullscarf summit

Ullscarf summit

Photo: Marcel Bannon (12)

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Fairfield and Seat Sandal from The Wythburn Fells

Photo: Mike Knipe (141)

Bell Crags (Watendlath) with Standing Crag (left) & Ullscarf (right) in the background

Bell Crags (Watendlath) with Standing Crag (left) & Ullscarf (right) in the background

Photo: Alan Wainwright (225)

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

High Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) summit cairn

Photo: Marcel Bannon (14)


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