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 . . .

The high drystone wall on Low Pike (Scandale)

The high drystone wall on Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (315)

High Sweden Bridge

High Sweden Bridge

Photo: Steve Brunt (2)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Les Swindell (7)

Low Pike (Scandale) summit

Low Pike (Scandale) summit

Photo: Les Swindell (6)

High Sweden Bridge

High Sweden Bridge

Photo: Les Swindell (8)

Dove Crag summit cairn

Dove Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (325)

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

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

Photo: Mike Walker (321)

Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag and St Sunday Crag from Dove Crag

Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag and St Sunday Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (326)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Peter Inglis (2)

Little Hart Crag from The Scandale Pass

Little Hart Crag from The Scandale Pass

Photo: Les Swindell (1)


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