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.




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 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).

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

In no particular order . . .

Wast Water from the summit of Sca Fell

Wast Water from the summit of Sca Fell

Photo: Craig Carter (22)

Eskdale from Slight Side

Eskdale from Slight Side

Photo: David Hayter (377)

Burnmoor Tarn from Slight Side

Burnmoor Tarn from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (5)

Burnmoor Tarn from Sca Fell

Burnmoor Tarn from Sca Fell

Photo: Paul Coulter (4)

Illgill Head and Wast Water from Sca Fell

Illgill Head and Wast Water from Sca Fell

Photo: Greg Campbell (9)

Harter Fell and Green Crag from Boat How

Harter Fell and Green Crag from Boat How

Photo: Andy Malcolm (165)

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)

The River Esk and Crinkle Crags from Sca Fell

The River Esk and Crinkle Crags from Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (379)

The path down to Foxes Tarn from Sca Fell

The path down to Foxes Tarn from Sca Fell

Photo: David Hayter (380)

Doctor Bridge, Eskdale

Doctor Bridge, Eskdale

Photo: David Hayter (201)

Great Gable from Sca Fell

Great Gable from Sca Fell

Photo: Gerry Ball (56)

Burnmoor Tarn from Slight Side

Burnmoor Tarn from Slight Side

Photo: David Hayter (378)

Gate Crag from Eskdale

Gate Crag from Eskdale

Photo: Colin Jenkins (18)

Burnmoor Tarn from Sca Fell

Burnmoor Tarn from Sca Fell

Photo: Greg Campbell (8)

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)

Hard Knott from Slight Side

Hard Knott from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (1)

Burnmoor Tarn, Whin Rigg and Illgill Head from Sca Fell

Burnmoor Tarn, Whin Rigg and Illgill Head from Sca Fell

Photo: Gerry Ball (55)

Hard Knott from Eskdale

Hard Knott from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (92)

Walkers on Slight Side

Walkers on Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (6)

Yewbarrow (centre) and Pillar (right) from Sca Fell

Yewbarrow (centre) and Pillar (right) from Sca Fell

Photo: Greg Campbell (10)

Burnmoor Tarn and Illgill Head from Sca Fell

Burnmoor Tarn and Illgill Head from Sca Fell

Photo: Paul Coulter (6)

Birker Fell (Eskdale) crags from Eskdale

Birker Fell (Eskdale) crags from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (91)

Sca Fell from Slight Side

Sca Fell from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (7)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Harter Fell (Eskdale) from Eskdale

Photo: Tim Hope (93)

Eel Tarn taken en-route to Sca Fell from Eskdale

Eel Tarn taken en-route to Sca Fell from Eskdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (92)

Great Gable (back), Lingmell, the shoulder of Scafell Pike and Mickeldore from Symonds Knott

Great Gable (back), Lingmell, the shoulder of Scafell Pike and Mickeldore from Symonds Knott

Photo: Greg Campbell (12)

Yewbarrow (centre) and Kirk Fell (right) from Sca Fell

Yewbarrow (centre) and Kirk Fell (right) from Sca Fell

Photo: Ian McCutcheon (4)

Little Stand (foreground), Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (left), Wetherlam and The Old Man of Coniston (right) from Slight Side

Little Stand (foreground), Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (left), Wetherlam and The Old Man of Coniston (right) from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (2)

High Scarth Crag from Quagrigg Moss

High Scarth Crag from Quagrigg Moss

Photo: David Hayter (383)

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)

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

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

Photo: David Hayter (197)

Illgill Head and Wast Water from Sca Fell

Illgill Head and Wast Water from Sca Fell

Photo: Paul Coulter (5)

On Sca Fell summit

On Sca Fell summit

Photo: John Dyason (3)

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)

Wha House Farm and Esk Dale with Kepple Crag beyond from Hare Crag

Wha House Farm and Esk Dale with Kepple Crag beyond from Hare Crag

Photo: David Hayter (376)

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike & The Langdale Pikes from Loughrigg

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), & Gunson Knott), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike & The Langdale Pikes from Loughrigg

Photo: Gerry Ball (58)

Wast Water from summit of Sca Fell

Wast Water from summit of Sca Fell

Photo: Sean Harrison (1)

Esk Pike and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Slight Side

Esk Pike and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Slight Side

Photo: Greg Campbell (4)

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)


. . . see just 10 walk photos from Walk c175 Slight Side and Sca Fell from Wha House Farm, Eskdale


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