Walk c111 Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

The direct route up and down England's Highest


Route outline for walk c111:

- Wasdale Head  -   Lingmell Gill  -   Brown Tongue  -   Hollow Stones  -   Mickledore  -   Scafell Pike  -   Mickledore  -   Lingmell Beck  -   Wasdale Head  -   Wast Water.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

In good weather you can see mountains in Wales, Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man from the summit of Scafell Pike so try and go in on a clear day.

At an elevation of 832m (2,731ft), Broad Crag Tarn is the highest body of standing water in England. It can be found approximately 420 m south west of the summit of Scafell Pike.

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.

Scafell Pike

Though Scafell Pike is usually pronounced 'Skar Fell Pyke', the Lake District locals pronounce it 'SKOR-fall Pyke' with the emphasis on the first syllable.

Scafell Pike means the highest point of 'The Pikes of Sca Fell'. This was the collective term for all the lumps and bumps on the top of the Sca Fell Massif (namely Sca Fell Pike, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Great End) when it was donated to The National Trust by Lord Leconfield in 1919. Sca Fell Pike became Scafell Pike (without the space) due to an error by the Ordnance Survey and the name stuck.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Scafell Pike

Though Scafell Pike is usually pronounced 'Skar Fell Pyke', the Lake District locals pronounce it 'SKOR-fall Pyke' with the emphasis on the first syllable.

Scafell Pike means the highest point of 'The Pikes of Sca Fell'. This was the collective term for all the lumps and bumps on the top of the Sca Fell Massif (namely Sca Fell Pike, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Great End) when it was donated to The National Trust by Lord Leconfield in 1919. Sca Fell Pike became Scafell Pike (without the space) due to an error by the Ordnance Survey and the name stuck.

The highest point of this walk is Scafell Pike at 978m (3210ft). Scafell Pike is the highest point in the county of Cumbria, the highest point in The Lake District National Park and the highest point in England. It was also the highest point in the old county of Cumberland. Scafell Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (1st highest in England, 7th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 1). Scafell Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (1st in England, 7th in England & Wales). Scafell Pike is classified as a Marilyn (1st highest in England, 136th highest in the UK).


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 c111 Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

In no particular order . . .

Helena and Janet celebrating at the summit of Goatfell (Goat Fell) on the Isle of Arran

Helena and Janet celebrating at the summit of Goatfell (Goat Fell) on the Isle of Arran

Photo: John Turner (6)

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Wast Water with Great Gable beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (5)

Yewbarrow from Wasdale Head (near the campsite)

Yewbarrow from Wasdale Head (near the campsite)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (77)

Kirk Fell from Wasdale Head

Kirk Fell from Wasdale Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (225)

Pete and Alison on the summit of Scafell Pike

Pete and Alison on the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: John Turner (5)

Scafell Pike summit from Ill Crag

Scafell Pike summit from Ill Crag

Photo: Craig Carter (36)

Climbing towards the col between Broad Crag and Great End

Climbing towards the col between Broad Crag and Great End

Photo: Craig Carter (30)

Wast Water from Wasdale Head

Wast Water from Wasdale Head

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (6)

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)

Climbing Scafell Pike

Climbing Scafell Pike

Photo: Steven Robinson (1)

Wast Water from Lingmell Gill on the way up Scafell Pike. The fell to the right is Middle Fell

Wast Water from Lingmell Gill on the way up Scafell Pike. The fell to the right is Middle Fell

Photo: Alan Reed (1)

Atkinson Pike and Sharp Edge from Mousthwaite Comb

Atkinson Pike and Sharp Edge from Mousthwaite Comb

Photo: Andy Malcolm (246)

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)

Approaching Mickledore and Scafell 
        Pike from Wasdale Head

Approaching Mickledore and Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head

Photo: Mick Coxon (10)

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere Lake from Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike and Buttermere Lake from Buttermere

Photo: Richard Duff (4)

Wast Water with Middle Fell & Seatallan beyond from Scafell Pike

Wast Water with Middle Fell & Seatallan beyond from Scafell Pike

Photo: Steven Robinson (2)

Blencathra from High Snab Bank, above Little Town

Blencathra from High Snab Bank, above Little Town

Photo: Rob Barklamb (18)

Lingmell Beck, Wasdale

Lingmell Beck, Wasdale

Photo: Bob Ferguson (71)

Sunset on Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale

Sunset on Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale

Photo: Mick Fox (8)

Red Pike (Buttermere) summit from Lingcomb Edge with Pillar prominent across Ennerdale

Red Pike (Buttermere) summit from Lingcomb Edge with Pillar prominent across Ennerdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (31)

The Langdale Pikes from the lower slopes of Loughrigg Fell

The Langdale Pikes from the lower slopes of Loughrigg Fell

Photo: Ian Mansell (5)

Approaching Swirral Edge in the Snow

Approaching Swirral Edge in the Snow

Photo: Mick Fox (11)

Scafell Pike Summit cairn

Scafell Pike Summit cairn

Photo: Craig Carter (19)

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)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (2)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (3)

The Coledale Horseshoe from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point featuring: Grasmoor, Grasmoor, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, The top of Hobcarton Crag, Grisdale Pike, The Skiddaw massif, Blencathra (or Saddleback), Keswick, Sleet How, Outerside, Stile End, Sail, Causey Pike, Bleaberry Fell, High Seat, High Tove, The Southern Fells and The Western Fells

The Coledale Horseshoe from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point featuring: Grasmoor, Grasmoor, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, The top of Hobcarton Crag, Grisdale Pike, The Skiddaw massif, Blencathra (or Saddleback), Keswick, Sleet How, Outerside, Stile End, Sail, Causey Pike, Bleaberry Fell, High Seat, High Tove, The Southern Fells and The Western Fells

Photo: Peter Dryden (5)

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)

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)

Wasdale Head Hall Farm

Wasdale Head Hall Farm

Photo: Craig Carter (40)

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes

Photo: Alan Wainwright (75)

Snow on Yewbarrow (North Top) left, Red Pike (centre right) and the shoulder or Kirk Fell (right) tower above Wasdale from near Sty Head

Snow on Yewbarrow (North Top) left, Red Pike (centre right) and the shoulder or Kirk Fell (right) tower above Wasdale from near Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (72)

Buttermere Lake with High Snockrigg beyond from near High Wax Knott above Peggy's Bridge (on the way to Hay Stacks)

Buttermere Lake with High Snockrigg beyond from near High Wax Knott above Peggy's Bridge (on the way to Hay Stacks)

Photo: Ian Mansell (15)

Thirlmere from Browncove Crags (Helvellyn)

Thirlmere from Browncove Crags (Helvellyn)

Photo: Paul Coulter (8)

Climbing Scafell Pike via the Brown Tongue path with Illgill Head (left), Wast Water and Middle Fell (Wasdale) (right) in the background

Climbing Scafell Pike via the Brown Tongue path with Illgill Head (left), Wast Water and Middle Fell (Wasdale) (right) in the background

Photo: Chris Mathieson (3)

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)

Sellafield from Broad Crag summit

Sellafield from Broad Crag summit

Photo: Craig Carter (41)

On a very wet Scafell Pike last summer (ha ha ha)

On a very wet Scafell Pike last summer (ha ha ha)

Photo: Mark Kelly (1)

On summit of Scafell Pike in May 2010

On summit of Scafell Pike in May 2010

Photo: Garry Dickinson (1)

*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)

Lone fell walker on Scafell Pike with Symonds Knott and Sca Fell (left), Wast Water and Seatallen (right) beyond

Lone fell walker on Scafell Pike with Symonds Knott and Sca Fell (left), Wast Water and Seatallen (right) beyond

Photo: Craig Carter (28)

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)

Hartsop Village with Grey Crag towering beyond from the shores of Brothers Water

Hartsop Village with Grey Crag towering beyond from the shores of Brothers Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (24)

Me on the summit of Snowdon

Me on the summit of Snowdon

Photo: David Bald (1)

Sam at Scafell Pike summit

Sam at Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Stephen Cooper (1)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Scafell Pike

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Scafell Pike

Photo: David Cochrane (8)

Symonds Knott from Mickledore

Symonds Knott from Mickledore

Photo: Craig Carter (29)

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Photo: Karen Parry (2)

A moody looking Great Gable from Great End's north ridge close to Custs Gully

A moody looking Great Gable from Great End's north ridge close to Custs Gully

Photo: Andy Malcolm (226)

Kentmere Pike

Kentmere Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (243)

Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (49)

Mickledore at Sunset from Wasdale

Mickledore at Sunset from Wasdale

Photo: Craig Carter (27)

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)

The Summit of Scafell Pike

The Summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: David Cochrane (7)

Me and my Dad, having a well earned rest at the top of Scafell Pike having completed all three peaks in the UK National Three Peaks Challenge.

Me and my Dad, having a well earned rest at the top of Scafell Pike having completed all three peaks in the UK National Three Peaks Challenge.

Photo: Fizz Annand (1)

The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

The Wast Water Screes below Illgill Head and Whin Rigg

Photo: Ian Mansell (13)

On top of The Seven Sisters with Cuckmere Haven in the background

On top of The Seven Sisters with Cuckmere Haven in the background

Photo: Chris Mathieson (4)

Great Gable from Wasdale Head

Great Gable from Wasdale Head

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (1)

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)

Nearing the top of Scafell Pike

Nearing the top of Scafell Pike

Photo: Steven Robinson (3)

Lingmell (far right), Scafel Pike, Mickledore, Sca Fell and Illgill Head (centre right) from across Overbeck Bridge, Wast Water

Lingmell (far right), Scafel Pike, Mickledore, Sca Fell and Illgill Head (centre right) from across Overbeck Bridge, Wast Water

Photo: Alan Wainwright (78)

Pete and Andy on Scafell Pike (at 4am) during the Three Peaks Challenge

Pete and Andy on Scafell Pike (at 4am) during the Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Andy Brown (9)

Yewbarrow at sunrise from Wast Water

Yewbarrow at sunrise from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (163)

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Innominate Tarn on Hay Stacks

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (3)

Early morning snow on the summit of Scafell Pike

Early morning snow on the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Chris Himsworth (1)

lllgill Head (left), Wast Water and Seatallan from Lingmell

lllgill Head (left), Wast Water and Seatallan from Lingmell

Photo: Craig Carter (21)

*The Langdale Valley from The Band

*The Langdale Valley from The Band

Photo: Wayne Hill (20)

*Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause

*Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause

Photo: Wayne Hill (17)

Nick & Gerry on a windy day at Scafell Pike summit

Nick & Gerry on a windy day at Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Gerry Smith (4)

On the top of Scafell Pike

On the top of Scafell Pike

Photo: Graeme Stephenson (2)

*Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (left) from Scafell Pike

*Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (left) from Scafell Pike

Photo: Wayne Hill (22)

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell at sunset from Wasdale

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell at sunset from Wasdale

Photo: Craig Carter (23)

The Wast Water Screes

The Wast Water Screes

Photo: Richard Duff (1)

Great Gable from Burnthwaite, Wasdale Head

Great Gable from Burnthwaite, Wasdale Head

Photo: David Swales (13)

*Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (right) including the infamous bad step with the Scafell Massiff beyond from Great Knott

*Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (right) including the infamous bad step with the Scafell Massiff beyond from Great Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (23)

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale Head

Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell from Wasdale Head

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (14)

On Tal y Fan heading towards Cae Coch with the Conwy Valley in the background
(The Llahsa Apso dog is called Tess)

On Tal y Fan heading towards Cae Coch with the Conwy Valley in the background (The Llahsa Apso dog is called Tess)

Photo: Phil Jackson (2)

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)

Blooming Heather on Yewbarrow with Wast Water below

Blooming Heather on Yewbarrow with Wast Water below

Photo: Wayne Hill (33)

On the summit of Scafell Pike

On the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Joanne Farman (1)

*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)

Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Fleetwith Pike (left) and Hay Stacks (right) across Buttermere Lake from Hassness

Photo: Martyn Hibbert (12)

Tracey Parnell at the top of Scafell Pike in May 2012

Tracey Parnell at the top of Scafell Pike in May 2012

Photo: Tracey Parnell (1)

Relaxing on Scafell Pike summit

Relaxing on Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Steven Robinson (5)

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)

Caw (Dunnerdale Fells) from Seathwaite (Duddon Valley)

Caw (Dunnerdale Fells) from Seathwaite (Duddon Valley)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (164)

Wasdale Head with Pillar beyond from the lower slopes of Lingmell & Scafell Pike

Wasdale Head with Pillar beyond from the lower slopes of Lingmell & Scafell Pike

Photo: David Swales (17)

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)

Sam with Adam and Eve at the summit of Tryfan

Sam with Adam and Eve at the summit of Tryfan

Photo: Stephen Cooper (2)

On Conistone Pie

On Conistone Pie

Photo: Stewart Green (6)

My daughter (11) conquering Scafell Pike

My daughter (11) conquering Scafell Pike

Photo: Linda Skilbeck (1)

An interesting roadsign in the way down Swindale

An interesting roadsign in the way down Swindale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (353)

Me on Helvellyn Summit

Me on Helvellyn Summit

Photo: Jonathan Ashforth (2)

Symonds Knott and Sca Fell from Scafell Pike

Symonds Knott and Sca Fell from Scafell Pike

Photo: Craig Carter (20)

My son on his first boys mountain climb up Scafell Pike with his Dad and Grandad

My son on his first boys mountain climb up Scafell Pike with his Dad and Grandad

Photo: Joanne Farman (2)

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)

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)

Malt bread on the top of Scafell Pike summit

Malt bread on the top of Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Paul Coulter (2)

Holding on to the Trig point on Scafell Pike summit

Holding on to the Trig point on Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Craig Carter (35)

The ascent up to Foxes Tarn (Sca Fell)

The ascent up to Foxes Tarn (Sca Fell)

Photo: Paul Coulter (3)

John Townsend and our dog Hamish's ashes at the top of Scafell Pike

John Townsend and our dog Hamish's ashes at the top of Scafell Pike

Photo: Nancy Townsend (1)

*Kirk Fell and Great Gable from Scafell Pike,

*Kirk Fell and Great Gable from Scafell Pike,

Photo: Wayne Hill (15)

An Lochan Uaine

An Lochan Uaine

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (7)

*Illgill Head, Wast Water, Middle Fell and Yewbarrow from Lingmell

*Illgill Head, Wast Water, Middle Fell and Yewbarrow from Lingmell

Photo: Wayne Hill (13)

Black Sail Hut, Ennerdale

Black Sail Hut, Ennerdale

Photo: David Swales (14)

Ice on Scafell Pike

Ice on Scafell Pike

Photo: Mick Fox (9)

Lingmell (left) and Kirk Fell in sunlight from near Dropping Crag below Scafell Pike

Lingmell (left) and Kirk Fell in sunlight from near Dropping Crag below Scafell Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (16)

The Big Cairn on Pendle Hill (Beacon Or Big End)

The Big Cairn on Pendle Hill (Beacon Or Big End)

Photo: Gerry Smith (3)

On Mount Toubkal, <br>The High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

On Mount Toubkal,
The High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Photo: John Turner (4)

Snow on Esk Pike (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Snow on Esk Pike (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Tony Higgs (29)

Father and Sons on top of Scafell Pike

Father and Sons on top of Scafell Pike

Photo: Chris Budd (4)

Yewbarrow from Scafell Pike

Yewbarrow from Scafell Pike

Photo: Mick Coxon (11)

Me, on top of Scafell Pike at 21:55hrs on June 20th, 2012

Me, on top of Scafell Pike at 21:55hrs on June 20th, 2012

Photo: David Bald (2)

Me and my walking friends from work on Scafell Pike

Me and my walking friends from work on Scafell Pike

Photo: Chris Haselden (23)

Scafell Pike in the snow!!

Scafell Pike in the snow!!

Photo: Graham Drew (1)

Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes

Photo: Alan Wainwright (73)

Pillar Summit

Pillar Summit

Photo: Mick Fox (7)

Scafell (left) and Wast Water (centre) from Scafell Pike

Scafell (left) and Wast Water (centre) from Scafell Pike

Photo: David Cochrane (10)

Morecambe Bay from the summit of Scafell Pike

Morecambe Bay from the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Tony Higgs (28)

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)

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)

Yewbarrow and Great Gable from Wast Water, Wasdale

Yewbarrow and Great Gable from Wast Water, Wasdale

Photo: Tony Higgs (26)

Speaking Crag from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Speaking Crag from The Rigg, Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: David Swales (18)

Scafell Pike summit

Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Stewart Green (5)

Pen-y-ghent from Dale Head

Pen-y-ghent from Dale Head

Photo: Mike Knipe (74)

Wast Water and the Lingmell Ridge from Lingmell

Wast Water and the Lingmell Ridge from Lingmell

Photo: Craig Carter (24)

My wife Pat halfway up Scafell Pike

My wife Pat halfway up Scafell Pike

Photo: Paul Weston (1)

Ice on Scafell Pike

Ice on Scafell Pike

Photo: Mick Fox (10)

*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)

Great Gable from the Corridor Route below Scafell Pike

Great Gable from the Corridor Route below Scafell Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (17)

Great Gable peeping up through the clouds during a cloud inversion from Scafell Pike

Great Gable peeping up through the clouds during a cloud inversion from Scafell Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (352)

On Scafell Pike

On Scafell Pike

Photo: Phil Jackson (1)

Father and Sons on top of Great Gable

Father and Sons on top of Great Gable

Photo: Chris Budd (5)

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)

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

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

Photo: Peter Dryden (3)

The Snowdon Mountain Railway with Llyn Padarn and Llanberis beyond

The Snowdon Mountain Railway with Llyn Padarn and Llanberis beyond

Photo: Ian Lilley (6)

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)

The River Conquet with Shillmoor in the Distance

The River Conquet with Shillmoor in the Distance

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (15)

*Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from near Blea Rigg

*Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from near Blea Rigg

Photo: Andy Malcolm (48)

Errwood Reservoir in the Goyt Valley

Errwood Reservoir in the Goyt Valley

Photo: Mick Coxon (12)

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)

Me and mate Mike on Scafell Pike

Me and mate Mike on Scafell Pike

Photo: Karen Parry (1)

The summit of Scafell Pike

The summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Vic Lewis (1)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from The Band

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from The Band

Photo: David Swales (6)

Great Gable from Burnthwaite Farm, Wasdale Head

Great Gable from Burnthwaite Farm, Wasdale Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (85)

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)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Great Gable (right) and The Buttermere Fells (centre) from Scafell Pike

Great Gable (right) and The Buttermere Fells (centre) from Scafell Pike

Photo: David Cochrane (9)

Me and my wife Sue at the summit of Scafell Pike

Me and my wife Sue at the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Billy Wright (1)

Scafell Pike Summit

Scafell Pike Summit

Photo: Mick Fox (5)

Packhorse Bridge over Mosedale Beck, Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Packhorse Bridge over Mosedale Beck, Wasdale Head, Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (18)

Crummock Water from Low Fell's south top

Crummock Water from Low Fell's south top

Photo: Andy Malcolm (105)

On the top of Scafell Pike with Mac the Dog

On the top of Scafell Pike with Mac the Dog

Photo: Susan Hutchings (1)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (30)

*Bow Fell (Bowfell), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags (South Top)  from Mickledore (between Scafell Pike and Sca Fell)

*Bow Fell (Bowfell), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Mickledore (between Scafell Pike and Sca Fell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (16)

The Mosedale Horseshoe - Yewbarrow (mid-distance left), Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell beyond, Pillar (right of centre) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (mid-distance right) from Scafell Pike

The Mosedale Horseshoe - Yewbarrow (mid-distance left), Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell beyond, Pillar (right of centre) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (mid-distance right) from Scafell Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (15)

The setting sun on Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head

The setting sun on Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head

Photo: Mick Fox (6)

Scafell Pike summit

Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Steven Robinson (4)

Wast Water from  near Lingmell Gill (Wasdale Head)

Wast Water from near Lingmell Gill (Wasdale Head)

Photo: Paul Coulter (7)

Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Illgill Head and Whin Rigg (left) Wast Water and Yewbarrow and Middle Fell (right) from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Ian Mansell (2)

Me with Stuart Nicholson and Ryan McDowell on Scafell Pike.

Me with Stuart Nicholson and Ryan McDowell on Scafell Pike.

Photo: Jonathan Ashforth (1)

Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell (left), Mosedale, Pillar and Kirk Fell (centre) and Great Gable (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell (left), Mosedale, Pillar and Kirk Fell (centre) and Great Gable (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Richard Sale (1)

Wasdale

Wasdale

Photo: Mick Coxon (14)

Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott , Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Scafell Pike

Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott , Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Scafell Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (14)

Illgill Head (left), Wast Water and Middle Fell (right) from Scafell Pike

Illgill Head (left), Wast Water and Middle Fell (right) from Scafell Pike

Photo: Tony Higgs (30)

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

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

Photo: David Togstead (1)

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

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

Photo: Bob Ferguson (86)


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