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

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

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

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


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Great Moss and Crinkle Crags from the lower slopes of Sca Fell

Great Moss and Crinkle Crags from the lower slopes of Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (381)

Wast Water from summit of Sca Fell

Wast Water from summit of Sca Fell

Photo: Sean Harrison (1)

Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Slight Side

Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (3)

Illgill Head and Wast Water from Sca Fell

Illgill Head and Wast Water from Sca Fell

Photo: Greg Campbell (9)

Burnmoor Tarn from Sca Fell

Burnmoor Tarn from Sca Fell

Photo: Paul Coulter (4)

Eel Tarn taken en-route to Sca Fell from Eskdale

Eel Tarn taken en-route to Sca Fell from Eskdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (92)

Sca Fell from Slight Side

Sca Fell from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (7)

Burnmoor Tarn and Illgill Head from Sca Fell

Burnmoor Tarn and Illgill Head from Sca Fell

Photo: Paul Coulter (6)

High Scarth Crag from Quagrigg Moss

High Scarth Crag from Quagrigg Moss

Photo: David Hayter (383)

A crowded Scafell Pike summit from the summit of Sca Fell

A crowded Scafell Pike summit from the summit of Sca Fell

Photo: Craig Carter (38)


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