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, 86th 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, 99th 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). Red Screes is also classified as an English Marilyn (18th highest in England, 433rd highest in the UK).

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 Snarker Pike at 644m (2114ft). Snarker Pike is known as an Bridget. ; Little Hart Crag at 637m (2091ft). Little Hart Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (154th highest in England, 264th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 119) and an English Nuttall (206th highest in England, 356th highest in England & Wales) ; Low Pike (Scandale) at 508m (1667ft). Low Pike (Scandale) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 172) .

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Map:

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 . . .

Hart Crag

Hart Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (4)

Grasmere from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Grasmere from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Photo: Chris Pearson (2)

Lake Windermere from Snarker Pike summit

Lake Windermere from Snarker Pike summit

Photo: Chris Pearson (5)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Peter Inglis (2)

High Pike (Scandale) summit cairn

High Pike (Scandale) summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (322)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Peter Inglis (1)

Rydal Water with Langdale Pikes beyond from High Sweden Coppice

Rydal Water with Langdale Pikes beyond from High Sweden Coppice

Photo: Andy Malcolm (13)

The summit of Little Hart Crag in deep snow

The summit of Little Hart Crag in deep snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (6)

The Kirkstone Pass from Snarker Pike summit

The Kirkstone Pass from Snarker Pike summit

Photo: Chris Pearson (4)

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Photo: Raymond Brown (29)


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