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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside

In no particular order . . .

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

Photo: David Hayter (294)

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

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (327)

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 - Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (7)

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 - Lake Windermere from Snarker Pike

Lake Windermere from Snarker Pike

Photo: Chris Pearson (3)

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 - Looking East to the snowy fell tops of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and High Street from the summit of Little Hart Crag

Looking East to the snowy fell tops of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and High Street from the summit of Little Hart Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (5)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Dove Crag summit cairn

Dove Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (325)

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 from High Pike (Scandale)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Peter Inglis (2)

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 Sweden Bridge

High Sweden Bridge

Photo: Christine Shepherd (119)

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

Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Les Swindell (4)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - High Pike (Scandale) summit cairn

High Pike (Scandale) summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (322)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Heron Pike (North Top) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Heron Pike (North Top) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (321)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Rocky outcrop marking the summit of Low Pike (Scandale)

Rocky outcrop marking the summit of Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (316)

Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside - Fairfield from Hart Crag

Fairfield from Hart Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (5)

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)


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