Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

Quieter alternative to the popular routes from Ambleside

Walk Route Summary:

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

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside Ambleside, Snarker Pike, Red Screes, Scandale Pass, Little Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike (Scandale), Low Pike (Scandale), High Sweden Bridge, Ambleside The Eastern Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

My wife just below High Pike (Scandale) during a temperature inversion on the Fairfield Horseshoe
Photo: Mike Frith

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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 in England, 86th 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 in England, 99th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 49). Red Screes is also known as an English Nuttall (68th in England, 120th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (18th in England, 433rd 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); Low Pike (Scandale) 508m (1667ft) - a Wainwright (No. 172) and

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


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.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk c184 High Pike from Ambleside

In no particular order . . .

Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag. Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside photo

1. Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag
Photo: Les Swindell (2)


Low Pike (Scandale) summit. Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside photo

2. Low Pike (Scandale) summit
Photo: Les Swindell (6)


Brothers Water from the summit of Red Screes. Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside photo

3. Brothers Water from the summit of Red Screes
Photo: Chris Pearson (6)


Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag. Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside photo

4. Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag
Photo: Peter Inglis (3)


Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale). Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside photo

5. Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)
Photo: Les Swindell (4)


Fairfield from Hart Crag. Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside photo

6. Fairfield from Hart Crag
Photo: Peter Inglis (5)


Little Hart Crag from The Scandale Pass. Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside photo

7. Little Hart Crag from The Scandale Pass
Photo: Les Swindell (1)


The Kirkstone Pass from Snarker Pike summit. Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside photo

8. The Kirkstone Pass from Snarker Pike summit
Photo: Chris Pearson (4)


Windermere and Morecambe Bay from Red Screes. Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside photo

9. Windermere and Morecambe Bay from Red Screes
Photo: David Hayter (65)


Dove Crag from Scandale Pass. Walk route map c184 High Pike from Ambleside photo

10. Dove Crag from Scandale Pass
Photo: Chris Pearson (11)



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