Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside

Quieter alternative to the popular routes from Ambleside


Route outline for walk c184:

Ambleside  -  Snarker Pike  -  Red Screes  -  Scandale Pass  -  Little Hart Crag  -  Dove Crag  -  High Pike (Scandale)  -  Low Pike (Scandale)  -  High Sweden Bridge  -  Ambleside




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Dove Crag at 792m (2599ft). Dove Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (47th highest in England, 85th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 38). Dove Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (56th highest in England, 104th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Red Screes at 776m (2547ft). Red Screes is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (56th highest in England, 98th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 49). Red Screes is also known as an English Nuttall (68th highest in England, 120th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (18th highest in England, 437th highest in the UK). The summit of Red Screes is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of High Pike (Scandale) at 656m (2153ft). High Pike (Scandale) is classified as an Wainwright (No. 109).

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside

In no particular order . . .

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - The high drystone wall on Low Pike (Scandale)

The high drystone wall on Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (315)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - The summit of Little Hart Crag in deep snow

The summit of Little Hart Crag in deep snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (6)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Peter Inglis (1)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Approaching Low Pike (Scandale)

Approaching Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: David Baines (10)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag

Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell (2)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Grasmere from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Grasmere from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Photo: Chris Pearson (2)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Dove Crag summit cairn

Dove Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (324)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Windermere and Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Windermere and Morecambe Bay from Red Screes

Photo: David Hayter (65)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (3)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - High Pike from Dove Crag

High Pike from Dove Crag

Photo: Raymond Brown (28)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (331)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Les Swindell (7)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (330)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (470)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (8)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes

Photo: Andy Malcolm (85)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell (3)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Rydal Water and Loughrigg Fell from Low Pike (Scandale)

Rydal Water and Loughrigg Fell from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: David Baines (9)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Timothy Towers (2)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (319)


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