Walk c109 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

England's 2nd highest mountain


Route outline for walk c109:

Eskdale  -  Wha House Farm  -  Hare Crag  -  Quagrigg Moss  -  Slight Side  -  Sca Fell  -  Symonds Knott  -  Foxes Tarn  -  Cam Spout Crag  -  River Esk  -  Great Moss  -  Lingcove Bridge  -  Brotherilkeld  -  Hardknott Pass  -  Eskdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Sca Fell at 964m (3163ft). Sca Fell is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (2nd highest in England, 10th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 2). Sca Fell is also known as a English Nuttall (2nd highest in England, 11th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Symonds Knott at 959m (3147ft). Symonds Knott is also known as an English Nuttall (3rd highest in England, 13th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Slight Side at 762m (2501ft). Slight Side is classified as a Wainwright (No. 58).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c109 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

In no particular order . . .

Knott End Farm from the lowere slopes of The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Knott End Farm from the lowere slopes of The Knott (Dunnerdale Fells)

Photo: Andy Lyons (22)

Brett at Stickle Tarn with Pavey Ark behind

Brett at Stickle Tarn with Pavey Ark behind

Photo: Mike Walker (254)

Bruach na Frithe and Am Bastier beyond from Glen Brittle

Bruach na Frithe and Am Bastier beyond from Glen Brittle

Photo: Lovat Fraser (16)

Sunrise (4.50am) from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunrise (4.50am) from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Nigel Auty (2)

Approaching Ingleborough from Crina Bottom

Approaching Ingleborough from Crina Bottom

Photo: Andy Roberts (3)

On Sca Fell summit

On Sca Fell summit

Photo: John Dyason (3)

Climbing 'The Street' between Swineside Law and Hindside Knowe

Climbing 'The Street' between Swineside Law and Hindside Knowe

Photo: Danny Fox (19)

Lingcove Bridge

Lingcove Bridge

Photo: David Hayter (386)

Back at Thirlspot - and happy!

Back at Thirlspot - and happy!

Photo: Paul Coulter (18)

Helvellyn from Hole-in-the-Wall at the start of Striding Edge

Helvellyn from Hole-in-the-Wall at the start of Striding Edge

Photo: Christian Sky (3)


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