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

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 in England, 104th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Red Screes, 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 in England, 120th in England & Wales). Red Screes is classified as a Marilyn (18th highest in England, 433rd highest in the UK).

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

Along the way you will also bag Snarker Pike, 644m (2114ft) and a Bridget; Little Hart Crag 637m (2091ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (154th Eng, 264th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 119) and an English Nuttall (206th Eng, 356th Eng & Wal) and Low Pike (Scandale) 508m (1667ft) - a Wainwright (No. 172).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

High Sweden Bridge

High Sweden Bridge

Photo: Timothy Towers (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)

Lake Windermere from Snarker Pike

Lake Windermere from Snarker Pike

Photo: Chris Pearson (3)

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (3)

Nanny Lane, Troutbeck

Nanny Lane, Troutbeck

Photo: David Hayter (295)

The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (117)

Lake Windermere and Ambleside from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Lake Windermere and Ambleside from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike

Photo: Chris Pearson (1)

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Middle Dodd and Brothers Water from Red Screes

Photo: Chris Pearson (8)

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

Photo: David Hayter (294)

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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