Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

England's 2nd highest mountain


Route outline for walk c175:

Eskdale  -  Wha House Farm  -  Hare Crag  -  Goat Crag  -  Dawsonground Crags  -  Cat Crag  -  Quagrigg Moss  -  Slight Side  -  Sca Fell  -  Symonds Knott  -  Hard Rigg  -  Burnmoor Tarn  -  Eel Tarn  -  Christcliff  -  Wha House Farm  -  Eskdale




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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 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 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 an Wainwright (No. 58).


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale

In no particular order . . .

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - The path down to Foxes Tarn from Sca Fell

The path down to Foxes Tarn from Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (380)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Wast Water from summit of Sca Fell

Wast Water from summit of Sca Fell

Photo: Sean Harrison (1)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Harter Fell and Green Crag from Boat How

Harter Fell and Green Crag from Boat How

Photo: Andy Malcolm (165)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Clouds gathering over Birker Fell & Harter Crag (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Clouds gathering over Birker Fell & Harter Crag (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Photo: David Hayter (197)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - On Sca Fell summit

On Sca Fell summit

Photo: John Dyason (3)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Esk Pike and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Slight Side

Esk Pike and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (4)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Pillar (left), Kirk Fell and Great Gable (right) from Sca Fell

Pillar (left), Kirk Fell and Great Gable (right) from Sca Fell

Photo: Greg Campbell (11)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - 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)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Sca Fell from Slight Side

Sca Fell from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (7)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Looking towards the Isle of Man (Sellafield rather spoils the view) from Sca Fell

Looking towards the Isle of Man (Sellafield rather spoils the view) from Sca Fell

Photo: Gerry Ball (57)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Burnmoor Tarn, Whin Rigg and Illgill Head from Sca Fell

Burnmoor Tarn, Whin Rigg and Illgill Head from Sca Fell

Photo: Gerry Ball (55)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - 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)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - The River Esk and Crinkle Crags from Sca Fell

The River Esk and Crinkle Crags from Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (379)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Lord's Rake in between Sca Fell and Scafell Pike

Lord's Rake in between Sca Fell and Scafell Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (831)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Looking down the West Wall Traverse

Looking down the West Wall Traverse

Photo: Christine Shepherd (835)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - 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)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Eskdale from Slight Side

Eskdale from Slight Side

Photo: David Hayter (377)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - The West Wall Traverse

The West Wall Traverse

Photo: Christine Shepherd (834)

Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Burnmoor Tarn from Sca Fell

Burnmoor Tarn from Sca Fell

Photo: Greg Campbell (8)


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