Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

One of Lakeland's finest walks - unmissable


Route outline for walk c101:

Wasdale Head  -  Mosedale Beck  -  Black Sail Pass  -  Looking Stead (Pillar)  -  High Level Route  -  Robinson's Cairn  -  Pillar  -  Wind Gap  -  Black Crag (Pillar)  -  Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)  -  Steeple  -  Red Pike (Wasdale)  -  Dore Head  -  Yewbarrow (North Top)  -  Yewbarrow  -  Dropping Crag  -  Bell Rib  -  Over Beck  -  Wasdale Head  -  Wast Water.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Wasdale Head is a tiny hamlet of agricultural fields and dwellings that claims to be home of the highest mountain in England (Scafell Pike), the deepest lake (Wast Water), the smallest church (Church of St Olaf) and the biggest liar (Will Ritson). There is an excellent National Trust Campsite and a fine pub - the Wasdale Inn - which claims to be the birthplace of British rock climbing. There is also a large free parking area for visitors.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Pillar at 892m (2928ft). Pillar is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (11th highest in England, 29th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 8). Pillar is also known as an English Nuttall (13th highest in England, 33rd highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (6th highest in England, 249th highest in the UK). The summit of Pillar is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) at 841m (2759ft). Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (28th highest in England, 54th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 23). Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) is also known as an English Nuttall (34th highest in England, 62nd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Black Crag (Pillar) at 828m (2717ft). Black Crag (Pillar) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (31st highest in England, 60th highest in England & Wales) Black Crag (Pillar) is also known as an English Nuttall (37th highest in England, 69th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

In no particular order . . .

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End and Lingmell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End and Lingmell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (6)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Ennerdale Water from Pillar

Ennerdale Water from Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (31)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell from across Wast Water

Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell from across Wast Water

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (2)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow at sunrise from Wast Water

Yewbarrow at sunrise from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (163)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Mellbreak and Loweswater from Robinson

Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Mellbreak and Loweswater from Robinson

Photo: Gerry Ball (1)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Wast Water

Photo: Alan Wainwright (76)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Wasdale Head Hall Farm

Wasdale Head Hall Farm

Photo: Craig Carter (40)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell above Wasdale Head from Yewbarrow

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell above Wasdale Head from Yewbarrow

Photo: David Connolly (43)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - The view north from Looking Stead (Pillar) featuring Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Brandreth (far right)

The view north from Looking Stead (Pillar) featuring Ennerdale with Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and Brandreth (far right)

Photo: David Connolly (16)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag and Kirk Fell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag and Kirk Fell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (5)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Haystacks from Looking Stead (Pillar) with a Herdwick Sheep for company

Haystacks from Looking Stead (Pillar) with a Herdwick Sheep for company

Photo: Christine Shepherd (346)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (8)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Swirling mist clearing the ridge on Red Pike (Wasdale) from Steeple

Swirling mist clearing the ridge on Red Pike (Wasdale) from Steeple

Photo: Andy Malcolm (108)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Britain's Favourite View - Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Great End, Sca Fell and the shoulder of Illgill Head (far right) from Wast Water

Britain's Favourite View - Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Great End, Sca Fell and the shoulder of Illgill Head (far right) from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (242)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - *Steeple

*Steeple

Photo: Wayne Hill (9)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Ennerdale (featuring Loft Beck and Tongue Beck) from Black Sail Pass

Ennerdale (featuring Loft Beck and Tongue Beck) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: Tony Higgs (25)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (17)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Black Grag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Black Grag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (245)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) and  Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water in Wasdale

Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water in Wasdale

Photo: David Swales (5)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (1)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (in cloud centre), Lingmell (centre right) and the Wast Water screes (right) reflected in Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (in cloud centre), Lingmell (centre right) and the Wast Water screes (right) reflected in Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (29)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Wasdale

Wasdale

Photo: Mick Coxon (14)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - *Red Pike, Black Crag, Pillar and Looking Stead from Mosedale, Wasdale

*Red Pike, Black Crag, Pillar and Looking Stead from Mosedale, Wasdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (6)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (29)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Mosedale (Wasdale) from Red Pike (Wasdale) summit cairn

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Red Pike (Wasdale) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (38)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Red Pike (Wasdale) from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Red Pike (Wasdale) from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Photo: David Connolly (37)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - The summit shelter, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, Buttermere, Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail and Knott Rigg from the summit of Robinson

The summit shelter, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, Buttermere, Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail and Knott Rigg from the summit of Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (30)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Black Crag (Pillar) summit cairn

Black Crag (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (33)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) and Scafell Pike (far right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) and Scafell Pike (far right) from Wast Water

Photo: Peter Dryden (4)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Watendlath Tarn and High Tove from near Watendlath

Watendlath Tarn and High Tove from near Watendlath

Photo: Andy Jamieson (4)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Yewbarrow summit cairn

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Yewbarrow summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (41)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Hay Stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale (featuring Black Sail Hut Youth Hostel) from Black Sail Pass

Hay Stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale (featuring Black Sail Hut Youth Hostel) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: Tony Higgs (24)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Loweswater and Darling Fell (right) from Mosedale Beck

Loweswater and Darling Fell (right) from Mosedale Beck

Photo: David Hayter (365)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Ennerdale Water from Steeple

Ennerdale Water from Steeple

Photo: Wayne Hill (10)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Great Gable and Lingmell from Yewbarrow (North Top) summit

Great Gable and Lingmell from Yewbarrow (North Top) summit

Photo: David Connolly (40)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Wast Water

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (13)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - My Daughter & Son-in-law on top of Yewbarrow in the snow

My Daughter & Son-in-law on top of Yewbarrow in the snow

Photo: Michael Lee (1)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell and the shoulder of Scafell Pike from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell and the shoulder of Scafell Pike from Wast Water

Photo: Alan Wainwright (74)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Wast Water from Wasdale Head

Wast Water from Wasdale Head

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (6)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow from Wasdale Head (near the campsite)

Yewbarrow from Wasdale Head (near the campsite)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (77)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Great Gable (left) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Black Sail Pass

Great Gable (left) and Kirk Fell (centre right) from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Swales (11)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Photo: David Connolly (42)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Great Gable from Burnthwaite Farm, Wasdale Head

Great Gable from Burnthwaite Farm, Wasdale Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (85)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (22)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Looking Stead (Pillar) from The High Level Route, Pillar

Looking Stead (Pillar) from The High Level Route, Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (24)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (49)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Red Pike (Wasdale) from the cairn on Dore Head

Red Pike (Wasdale) from the cairn on Dore Head

Photo: David Connolly (39)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Mosedale (Wasdale) with Yewbarrow beyond from Black Sail Pass

Mosedale (Wasdale) with Yewbarrow beyond from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (20)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Kirk Fell and Mosedale from Dore Head having just climbed up from Wasdale and heading for Yewbarrow

Kirk Fell and Mosedale from Dore Head having just climbed up from Wasdale and heading for Yewbarrow

Photo: Kerin Thorpe (1)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - The setting sun on Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head

The setting sun on Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head

Photo: Mick Fox (6)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Pillar Summit

Pillar Summit

Photo: Mick Fox (7)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Kirk Fell (East Top) (left) and Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell (East Top) (left) and Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (15)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Robinson summit shelter

Robinson summit shelter

Photo: Chris Brankin (27)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Looking Stead (Pillar)

High Crag, Seat, Scarth Gap and Hay Stacks (Haystacks) from Looking Stead (Pillar)

Photo: David Connolly (18)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Scafell Pike (left) and Sca Fell (right) from Wasdale

Scafell Pike (left) and Sca Fell (right) from Wasdale

Photo: David Togstead (1)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (2)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (5)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Mosedale (Wasdale) from Wind Gap

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Wind Gap

Photo: David Connolly (32)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow Great Gable, Lingmell and Scafell Pike from Wast Water, Wasdale

Yewbarrow Great Gable, Lingmell and Scafell Pike from Wast Water, Wasdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (27)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - *Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

*Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (19)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Pillar (left) and Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn

Pillar (left) and Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn

Photo: David Elliott (6)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - *Illgill Head (left), Wast Water (centre) and Middle Fell (right) from Yewbarrow

*Illgill Head (left), Wast Water (centre) and Middle Fell (right) from Yewbarrow

Photo: Wayne Hill (24)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Hen Comb from Mosedale Beck

Hen Comb from Mosedale Beck

Photo: David Hayter (364)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Mosedale (Wasdale) from Pillar

Mosedale (Wasdale) from Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (30)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

Photo: Ian Mansell (13)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (3)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow (now conquered!) from the road to the  National Trust Camp Site at Wasdale where we were staying

Yewbarrow (now conquered!) from the road to the National Trust Camp Site at Wasdale where we were staying

Photo: Kerin Thorpe (2)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Wasdale Head (left), Burnmoor Tarn, Yewbarrow (front centre), Illgill Head (back) and Wast Water from Pillar

Wasdale Head (left), Burnmoor Tarn, Yewbarrow (front centre), Illgill Head (back) and Wast Water from Pillar

Photo: Paul Johnson (10)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Haycock, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (3)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) summit cairn with Steeple beyond

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) summit cairn with Steeple beyond

Photo: David Connolly (36)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Photo: Wayne Hill (28)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Kirk Fell from Wasdale Head

Kirk Fell from Wasdale Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (225)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow (left), Kirk Fell (partially hidden), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head (right) from across Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Kirk Fell (partially hidden), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Mick Coxon (15)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Sunset on Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale

Sunset on Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale

Photo: Mick Fox (8)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Lesley, Millie and Monty on Robinson summit in May 2012

Lesley, Millie and Monty on Robinson summit in May 2012

Photo: Tony Lee (2)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Little Scoat Fell from the summit of Steeple

Little Scoat Fell from the summit of Steeple

Photo: Christine Shepherd (539)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Crummock Water with Mellbreak beyond from Robinson

Crummock Water with Mellbreak beyond from Robinson

Photo: Andy Jamieson (3)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - *Red Pike, Pillar and Kirk Fell from Dore Head

*Red Pike, Pillar and Kirk Fell from Dore Head

Photo: Wayne Hill (25)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Great Gable from Burnthwaite, Wasdale Head

Great Gable from Burnthwaite, Wasdale Head

Photo: David Swales (13)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Looking down Mosedale to Wasdale Head from Little Scoat Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale) on the right in shadow and the Scafell Massif (featuring Great End, Broad Crag, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) across the valley

Looking down Mosedale to Wasdale Head from Little Scoat Fell with Red Pike (Wasdale) on the right in shadow and the Scafell Massif (featuring Great End, Broad Crag, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) across the valley

Photo: Rob Barklamb (48)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Pillar Rock beyond (to right of the 'notch') from the High Level Route

Pillar Rock beyond (to right of the 'notch') from the High Level Route

Photo: David Connolly (27)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - The High Level Route from Looking Stead (Pillar) to Robinson's Cairn, Pillar

The High Level Route from Looking Stead (Pillar) to Robinson's Cairn, Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (23)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Steeple Summit

Steeple Summit

Photo: Wayne Hill (8)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow beyond from Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Yewbarrow beyond from Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (21)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - *Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

*Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (32)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Great Gable from Wasdale Head

Great Gable from Wasdale Head

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (1)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) from Steeple summit cairn

Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell) from Steeple summit cairn

Photo: David Connolly (34)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Kirk Fell from the tarn above Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell from the tarn above Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (19)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (3)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Wast Water and Wasdale Head from the lower slopes of Great Gable and Kirk Fell

Wast Water and Wasdale Head from the lower slopes of Great Gable and Kirk Fell

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (5)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - *Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

*Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (12)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow and Great Gable from Wast Water, Wasdale

Yewbarrow and Great Gable from Wast Water, Wasdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (26)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson

Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (28)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Great Gable from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Photo: James Brennan (6)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) from Wast Water

Photo: Peter Dryden (3)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Black Crag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Black Crag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (241)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Haycock, Little Scoat Fell and Red Pike (Wasdale) from the summit of Yewbarrow

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell and Red Pike (Wasdale) from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (4)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Dore Head (left) and Pillar from Mosedale, Wasdale Head

Dore Head (left) and Pillar from Mosedale, Wasdale Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (86)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Scarth Gap and Hay stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale from The High Level Route, Pillar

Scarth Gap and Hay stacks (Haystacks) above Ennerdale from The High Level Route, Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (25)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Blooming Heather on Yewbarrow with Wast Water below

Blooming Heather on Yewbarrow with Wast Water below

Photo: Wayne Hill (33)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow from Mosedale

Yewbarrow from Mosedale

Photo: Mick Fox (4)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - The Wasdale Valley featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from near Westmorland Cairn on the summit of Great Gable

The Wasdale Valley featuring Lingmell (left), Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left of centre in the distance), Wast Water (centre) and Yewbarrow (right) from near Westmorland Cairn on the summit of Great Gable

Photo: Ian Mansell (14)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell at sunset from Wasdale

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell at sunset from Wasdale

Photo: Craig Carter (23)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Robinson's Cairn with Pillar Rock beyond (left of the cairn and to right of the 'notch')

Robinson's Cairn with Pillar Rock beyond (left of the cairn and to right of the 'notch')

Photo: David Connolly (26)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Photo: Alan Wainwright (73)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell and Slightside from the summit of Yewbarrow

Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell and Slightside from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (7)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Packhorse Bridge over Mosedale Beck, Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Packhorse Bridge over Mosedale Beck, Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (18)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn

Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn

Photo: David Elliott (5)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre), Lingmell (right) and the lower slopes of Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre), Lingmell (right) and the lower slopes of Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (4)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Small tarn near the summit of Looking Stead (Pillar)

Small tarn near the summit of Looking Stead (Pillar)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (344)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Mickledore at Sunset from Wasdale

Mickledore at Sunset from Wasdale

Photo: Craig Carter (27)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Pillar summit trig point

Pillar summit trig point

Photo: David Connolly (29)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale Head

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale Head

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (14)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Steeple and Long Crag with Crag Fell (sunlit in the distance), Ennerdale Water and Great Borne from Pillar

Steeple and Long Crag with Crag Fell (sunlit in the distance), Ennerdale Water and Great Borne from Pillar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (239)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Pillar summit

Pillar summit

Photo: David Swales (12)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Looking Stead (Pillar) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (345)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Steeple from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Steeple from Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell)

Photo: David Connolly (35)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre in cloud), Lingmell and the shoulder or Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre in cloud), Lingmell and the shoulder or Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (104)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes

Photo: Alan Wainwright (75)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Me by the Trig Point on the summit of Pillar

Me by the Trig Point on the summit of Pillar

Photo: Christine Shepherd (522)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Pillar Rock from Pillar

Pillar Rock from Pillar

Photo: David Connolly (28)

Walk c101 Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water - Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (1)


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