Walk c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

England's Highest Mountain


Route outline for walk c194:

Great Langdale  -  The Old Dungeon Ghyll  -  The Cumbria Way  -  Mickleden Beck  -  Mickleden  -  Rossett Beck  -  Rossett Pike  -  Angle Tarn (Langdale)  -  Esk Hause  -  Great End  -  Ill Crag  -  Broad Crag  -  Scafell Pike  -  Esk Hause  -  Esk Pike  -  Ore Gap  -  Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)  -  Bow Fell (Bowfell)  -  Bowfell Buttress  -  Cambridge Crag  -  Flat Crag  -  Climbers' Traverse (optional)  -  Three Tarns  -  The Band  -  Oxendale  -  Stool End Farm  -  The Old Dungeon Ghyll  -  Great Langdale.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

In good weather you can see mountains in Wales, Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man from the summit of Scafell Pike so try and go in on a clear day.

At an elevation of 832m (2,731ft), Broad Crag Tarn is the highest body of standing water in England. It can be found approximately 420 m south west of the summit of Scafell Pike.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
7
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Scafell Pike at 978m (3210ft). Scafell Pike is the highest point in the county of Cumbria, the highest point in The Lake District National Park and the highest point in England. It was also the highest point in the old county of Cumberland.

Scafell Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (1st highest in England, 7th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 1). Scafell Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (1st highest in England, 7th highest in England & Wales). Scafell Pike is also classified as an English Marilyn (1st highest in England, 138th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Ill Crag at 935m (3069ft). Ill Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (4th highest in England, 15th highest in England & Wales). Ill Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (5th highest in England, 17th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Broad Crag at 934m (3065ft). Broad Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (5th highest in England, 16th highest in England & Wales). Broad Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (6th highest in England, 18th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Great End at 910m (2987ft). Great End is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (7th highest in England, 22nd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 5) and an English Nuttall (9th highest in England, 25th highest in England & Wales) ; Bow Fell (Bowfell) at 902m (2960ft). Bow Fell (Bowfell) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (8th highest in England, 24th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 6) and an English Nuttall (10th highest in England, 27th highest in England & Wales) ; Esk Pike at 885m (2904ft). Esk Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (13th highest in England, 33rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 11) and an English Nuttall (16th highest in England, 38th highest in England & Wales) ; Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) at 866m (2841ft). Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) is known as an English Nuttall (20th highest in England, 45th highest in England & Wales) ; Rossett Pike at 651m (2137ft). Rossett Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (144th highest in England, 247th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 115) and an English Nuttall (193rd highest in England, 330th highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c194 Scafell Pike from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

In no particular order . . .

Father and Sons on top of Scafell Pike

Father and Sons on top of Scafell Pike

Photo: Chris Budd (4)

Sellafield from Broad Crag summit

Sellafield from Broad Crag summit

Photo: Craig Carter (41)

A moody looking Great Gable from Great End's north ridge close to Custs Gully

A moody looking Great Gable from Great End's north ridge close to Custs Gully

Photo: Andy Malcolm (226)

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag - from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag - from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (180)

My daughter (11) conquering Scafell Pike

My daughter (11) conquering Scafell Pike

Photo: Linda Skilbeck (1)

Great Gable from the Corridor Route below Scafell Pike

Great Gable from the Corridor Route below Scafell Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (17)

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Esk Pike, Rossett Pike and The Langdale Pikes including Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) (left) Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Stool End, Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Esk Pike, Rossett Pike and The Langdale Pikes including Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) (left) Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Stool End, Great Langdale

Photo: Derek Royston (4)

Eskdale from Ill Crag (Scafell Massif)

Eskdale from Ill Crag (Scafell Massif)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (7)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (back), Hard Knott and The Lingcove Valley from Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (back), Hard Knott and The Lingcove Valley from Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (179)

Scafell Pike in the snow!!

Scafell Pike in the snow!!

Photo: Graham Drew (1)

Ice on Scafell Pike

Ice on Scafell Pike

Photo: Mick Fox (10)

The summit of Great End

The summit of Great End

Photo: Christine Shepherd (529)

The summit of Scafell Pike

The summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Vic Lewis (1)

Early morning snow on the summit of Scafell Pike

Early morning snow on the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Chris Himsworth (1)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (12)

Views from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Views from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (122)

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (20)

Mickelden Beck flowing through Great Langdale with the lowers slopes of the Landale pikes (left) and Side Pike (right)

Mickelden Beck flowing through Great Langdale with the lowers slopes of the Landale pikes (left) and Side Pike (right)

Photo: John Holt (4)

Pete and Andy on Scafell Pike (at 4am) during the Three Peaks Challenge

Pete and Andy on Scafell Pike (at 4am) during the Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Andy Brown (9)

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (11)

Mist on Esk Pike

Mist on Esk Pike

Photo: David Hayter (41)

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (6)

On the summit of Scafell Pike

On the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Joanne Farman (1)

Bow Fell (Bowfell)'s Great Slab

Bow Fell (Bowfell)'s Great Slab

Photo: Tim Hope (131)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top)  and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (1)

Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell (left), Mosedale, Pillar and Kirk Fell (centre) and Great Gable (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell (left), Mosedale, Pillar and Kirk Fell (centre) and Great Gable (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Richard Sale (1)

Ill Crag (left) Broad Crag (centre) and Scafell Pike (right) from Great End (Scafell Massif)

Ill Crag (left) Broad Crag (centre) and Scafell Pike (right) from Great End (Scafell Massif)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (11)

The Scafell Massif from the cairn on the summit of Esk Pike

The Scafell Massif from the cairn on the summit of Esk Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (186)

Nick & Gerry on a windy day at Scafell Pike summit

Nick & Gerry on a windy day at Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Gerry Smith (4)

Me and mate Mike on Scafell Pike

Me and mate Mike on Scafell Pike

Photo: Karen Parry (1)

Me and my walking friends from work on Scafell Pike

Me and my walking friends from work on Scafell Pike

Photo: Chris Haselden (23)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Mickleden

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (297)

Looking down the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell) to Great Landdale and the Langdale Pikes

Looking down the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell) to Great Landdale and the Langdale Pikes

Photo: Tim Hope (133)

Relaxing on Scafell Pike summit

Relaxing on Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Steven Robinson (5)

*Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (left) from Scafell Pike

*Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (left) from Scafell Pike

Photo: Wayne Hill (22)

Tracey Parnell at the top of Scafell Pike in May 2012

Tracey Parnell at the top of Scafell Pike in May 2012

Photo: Tracey Parnell (1)

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (5)

Scafell Pike (right) and Sca Fell (left) with Mickledore (centre) from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Scafell Pike (right) and Sca Fell (left) with Mickledore (centre) from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Peter Swan (10)

Morecambe Bay from the summit of Scafell Pike

Morecambe Bay from the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Tony Higgs (28)

Scafell Pike Summit cairn

Scafell Pike Summit cairn

Photo: Craig Carter (19)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (centre left), Cam Spout Crag and Slight Side (centre right) with Eskdale below from Ill Crag summit

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (centre left), Cam Spout Crag and Slight Side (centre right) with Eskdale below from Ill Crag summit

Photo: Craig Carter (31)

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Photo: Mike Green (1)

Scafell Pike summit

Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Steven Robinson (4)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Dean Richardson (10)

Snow on Esk Pike (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Snow on Esk Pike (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Crinkle Crags (right) from the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Tony Higgs (29)

The Summit of Scafell Pike

The Summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: David Cochrane (7)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Lee Camfield (1)

Great Langdale from the Band

Great Langdale from the Band

Photo: David Hayter (46)

Great Langdale with Blea Rigg, Lang How and Silver How (left) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from the foot of Oxendale

Great Langdale with Blea Rigg, Lang How and Silver How (left) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from the foot of Oxendale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (224)

The Langdale Pikes - Pike of Stickle (left) and Loft Crag (centre right) from The Band

The Langdale Pikes - Pike of Stickle (left) and Loft Crag (centre right) from The Band

Photo: Simon Barnett (46)

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Mickleden

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (295)

On the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (129)

*The Langdale Valley with The Langdale Pikes (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (right) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

*The Langdale Valley with The Langdale Pikes (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (right) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Wayne Hill (21)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (183)

Lingmell (left) and Kirk Fell in sunlight from near Dropping Crag below Scafell Pike

Lingmell (left) and Kirk Fell in sunlight from near Dropping Crag below Scafell Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (16)

Ice on Scafell Pike

Ice on Scafell Pike

Photo: Mick Fox (9)

Looking down Greta Gill to Wasdale from Great End with Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell, Kirk Fell and Great Gable beyond

Looking down Greta Gill to Wasdale from Great End with Red Pike (Wasdale), Little Scoat Fell, Kirk Fell and Great Gable beyond

Photo: Andy Malcolm (230)

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Photo: Pauline Mealor (1)

Stool End Farm, Langdale with Pike of Stickle rising majestically

Stool End Farm, Langdale with Pike of Stickle rising majestically

Photo: Philip Butler (2)

On The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (124)

Sunshine on the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Sunshine on the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (130)

Great Langdale

Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (14)

The Langdale Pikes (left), Rossett Pike (foreground left) and Esk Pike (right) from Esk Hause

The Langdale Pikes (left), Rossett Pike (foreground left) and Esk Pike (right) from Esk Hause

Photo: John Senior (1)

The Mosedale Horseshoe - Yewbarrow (mid-distance left), Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell beyond, Pillar (right of centre) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (mid-distance right) from Scafell Pike

The Mosedale Horseshoe - Yewbarrow (mid-distance left), Red Pike (Wasdale) and Little Scoat Fell beyond, Pillar (right of centre) and the shoulder of Kirk Fell (mid-distance right) from Scafell Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (15)

On summit of Scafell Pike in May 2010

On summit of Scafell Pike in May 2010

Photo: Garry Dickinson (1)

Heading to Mickleden

Heading to Mickleden

Photo: David Hayter (40)

Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (134)

Rossett Pike summit ridge with The Langdale Pikes in the distance and Great Langdale far below

Rossett Pike summit ridge with The Langdale Pikes in the distance and Great Langdale far below

Photo: Alan Wainwright (191)

Great Langdale under a deep snow

Great Langdale under a deep snow

Photo: Simon Barnett (67)

Round How peeping through the mist from the bottom of Great End

Round How peeping through the mist from the bottom of Great End

Photo: Christine Shepherd (350)

An impressive looking Great Gable from near the summit of Broad Crag

An impressive looking Great Gable from near the summit of Broad Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (227)

Approaching the (somewhat moody) Langdale Pikes along the Cumbria Wayin Great Langdale below Oakhowe Crag.

Approaching the (somewhat moody) Langdale Pikes along the Cumbria Wayin Great Langdale below Oakhowe Crag.

Photo: Graham Sykes (1)

*Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause

*Great Gable (left) and Skiddaw (far distance) from Esk Hause

Photo: Wayne Hill (17)

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Photo: Toby Mettam (1)

Esk Pike summit cairn

Esk Pike summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (505)

On a very wet Scafell Pike last summer (ha ha ha)

On a very wet Scafell Pike last summer (ha ha ha)

Photo: Mark Kelly (1)

Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Peter Swan (11)

Scafell Pike (left) and Broad Crag (right) from Ill Crag

Scafell Pike (left) and Broad Crag (right) from Ill Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (351)

Scafell Pike summit from Ill Crag

Scafell Pike summit from Ill Crag

Photo: Craig Carter (36)

On Scafell Pike

On Scafell Pike

Photo: Phil Jackson (1)

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (10)

Scafell (left) and Wast Water (centre) from Scafell Pike

Scafell (left) and Wast Water (centre) from Scafell Pike

Photo: David Cochrane (10)

Bowfell Buttress from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Bowfell Buttress from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (120)

Footbridge over Mickleden Beck

Footbridge over Mickleden Beck

Photo: Mike Jennings (15)

Rock formations on Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rock formations on Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (135)

Approaching The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Approaching The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (127)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Lee Camfield (2)

Heading for The Band from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Heading for The Band from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Dean Richardson (11)

My wife Pat halfway up Scafell Pike

My wife Pat halfway up Scafell Pike

Photo: Paul Weston (1)

Rossett Pike and Black Crags from the top of Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rossett Pike and Black Crags from the top of Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (132)

Scafell Pike Summit

Scafell Pike Summit

Photo: Mick Fox (5)

Me and my wife Sue at the summit of Scafell Pike

Me and my wife Sue at the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Billy Wright (1)

Esk Pike Summit

Esk Pike Summit

Photo: David Hayter (43)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Scafell Pike

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Scafell Pike

Photo: David Cochrane (8)

Lone fell walker on Scafell Pike with Symonds Knott and Sca Fell (left), Wast Water and Seatallen (right) beyond

Lone fell walker on Scafell Pike with Symonds Knott and Sca Fell (left), Wast Water and Seatallen (right) beyond

Photo: Craig Carter (28)

Bowfell Buttress (left), Great Langdale and The Langdale Pikes (with Harrison Stickle prominent) from the col between Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Bowfell Buttress (left), Great Langdale and The Langdale Pikes (with Harrison Stickle prominent) from the col between Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (181)

Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott , Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Scafell Pike

Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott , Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Scafell Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (14)

Me and my Dad, having a well earned rest at the top of Scafell Pike having completed all three peaks in the UK National Three Peaks Challenge.

Me and my Dad, having a well earned rest at the top of Scafell Pike having completed all three peaks in the UK National Three Peaks Challenge.

Photo: Fizz Annand (1)

Approaching The Band and Stool End Farm from Great Langdale

Approaching The Band and Stool End Farm from Great Langdale

Photo: Chris Haselden (2)

Looking up Mickleden towards Rossett Pike, Buck Pike (Langdale) and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale

Looking up Mickleden towards Rossett Pike, Buck Pike (Langdale) and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (815)

North from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

North from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (1)

Malt bread on the top of Scafell Pike summit

Malt bread on the top of Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Paul Coulter (2)

Three Tarns (or two tarns and a puddle) with Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags beyond from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Three Tarns (or two tarns and a puddle) with Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags beyond from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (136)

Early evening in Langdale with The Band leading to Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from near Stool End Farm

Early evening in Langdale with The Band leading to Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from near Stool End Farm

Photo: Philip Butler (3)

Pete and Alison on the summit of Scafell Pike

Pete and Alison on the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: John Turner (5)

The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (128)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (123)

The Scafell Massif - Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag & Great End - with Bow Fell (Bowfell) in the right foreground from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

The Scafell Massif - Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag & Great End - with Bow Fell (Bowfell) in the right foreground from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (182)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags and Shelter Crags (North Top) from Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags and Shelter Crags (North Top) from Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (22)

Rossett Crag, Black Crags, Mart Crag, Pike of Stickle, The Langdale Pikes, Mickleden and Great Langdale from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rossett Crag, Black Crags, Mart Crag, Pike of Stickle, The Langdale Pikes, Mickleden and Great Langdale from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (121)

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) from Oxendale

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) from Oxendale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (215)

Skiddaw and Derwent Water (in distance) with Seathwaite Fell and Sprinkling Tarn (foreground) from Great End (Scafell Massif)

Skiddaw and Derwent Water (in distance) with Seathwaite Fell and Sprinkling Tarn (foreground) from Great End (Scafell Massif)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (10)

The Band (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike (centre) and Pike of Stickle (far right) surround Mickleden from Great Langdale

The Band (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike (centre) and Pike of Stickle (far right) surround Mickleden from Great Langdale

Photo: David Hayter (360)

The Scafell Massiff from Bowfell - with Sca Fell to the left, Mickledore in the centre and Scafell Pike to the right

The Scafell Massiff from Bowfell - with Sca Fell to the left, Mickledore in the centre and Scafell Pike to the right

Photo: Wayne Hill (83)

Rock Detail on Esk Pike

Rock Detail on Esk Pike

Photo: David Hayter (44)

Symonds Knott and Sca Fell from Scafell Pike

Symonds Knott and Sca Fell from Scafell Pike

Photo: Craig Carter (20)

A grand view overlooking the valley of upper Wasdale from Esk Hause with Pillar, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Green Gable taking centre stage

A grand view overlooking the valley of upper Wasdale from Esk Hause with Pillar, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Green Gable taking centre stage

Photo: Andy Malcolm (228)

Sam at Scafell Pike summit

Sam at Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Stephen Cooper (1)

The famous waterspout on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

The famous waterspout on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (126)

Seathwaite Fell from Great End (Scafell Massif)

Seathwaite Fell from Great End (Scafell Massif)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (9)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) and Esk Pike from the shelter on Esk Hause

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) and Esk Pike from the shelter on Esk Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (188)

Yewbarrow from Scafell Pike

Yewbarrow from Scafell Pike

Photo: Mick Coxon (11)

Cambridge Crag and Bowfell Buttress from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Cambridge Crag and Bowfell Buttress from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (119)

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) and Harrison Stickle from Mickleden

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) and Harrison Stickle from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (296)

The Langdale Pikes and Windermere from Great End (Scafell Massif)

The Langdale Pikes and Windermere from Great End (Scafell Massif)

Photo: Stephen Dawson (8)

Climbing Scafell Pike

Climbing Scafell Pike

Photo: Steven Robinson (1)

Great Gable (right) and The Buttermere Fells (centre) from Scafell Pike

Great Gable (right) and The Buttermere Fells (centre) from Scafell Pike

Photo: David Cochrane (9)

Ill Crag (left) with Broad Crag below Scafell Pike from Great End summit

Ill Crag (left) with Broad Crag below Scafell Pike from Great End summit

Photo: Craig Carter (33)

My son on his first boys mountain climb up Scafell Pike with his Dad and Grandad

My son on his first boys mountain climb up Scafell Pike with his Dad and Grandad

Photo: Joanne Farman (2)

Wast Water with Middle Fell & Seatallan beyond from Scafell Pike

Wast Water with Middle Fell & Seatallan beyond from Scafell Pike

Photo: Steven Robinson (2)

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) from Stool End, Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) from Stool End, Great Langdale

Photo: Derek Royston (2)

*Cinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale in the early morning

*Cinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale in the early morning

Photo: Andy Malcolm (18)

View from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

View from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (125)

Climbing towards the col between Broad Crag and Great End

Climbing towards the col between Broad Crag and Great End

Photo: Craig Carter (30)

Nearing the top of Scafell Pike

Nearing the top of Scafell Pike

Photo: Steven Robinson (3)

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) and the Eastern shoulder of The Band from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) and the Eastern shoulder of The Band from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (214)

Cairn at Ore Gap

Cairn at Ore Gap

Photo: Alan Wainwright (184)

Rossett Pike summit cairn with The Langdale Pikes in the distance

Rossett Pike summit cairn with The Langdale Pikes in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (190)

*Crinkle Crags featuring Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) (centre) and The Langdale Pikes (right) from Great Langdale

*Crinkle Crags featuring Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) (centre) and The Langdale Pikes (right) from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (26)

Illgill Head (left), Wast Water and Middle Fell (right) from Scafell Pike

Illgill Head (left), Wast Water and Middle Fell (right) from Scafell Pike

Photo: Tony Higgs (30)

*The Langdale Valley from The Band

*The Langdale Valley from The Band

Photo: Wayne Hill (20)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Photo: Tony Higgs (10)

Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause

Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (187)

Ill Crag summit with Scafell Pike beyond

Ill Crag summit with Scafell Pike beyond

Photo: Craig Carter (39)

*Kirk Fell and Great Gable from Scafell Pike,

*Kirk Fell and Great Gable from Scafell Pike,

Photo: Wayne Hill (15)

On the top of Scafell Pike

On the top of Scafell Pike

Photo: Graeme Stephenson (2)

Holding on to the Trig point on Scafell Pike summit

Holding on to the Trig point on Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Craig Carter (35)

Looking across Mickleden Beck towards the Bowfell Buttress (left) and Rossett Pike (right)

Looking across Mickleden Beck towards the Bowfell Buttress (left) and Rossett Pike (right)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (119)

Me with Stuart Nicholson and Ryan McDowell on Scafell Pike.

Me with Stuart Nicholson and Ryan McDowell on Scafell Pike.

Photo: Jonathan Ashforth (1)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (30)

Cairn on the summit of Rossett Pike

Cairn on the summit of Rossett Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (476)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

Junction with Stake Pass and The Cumbria Way at the bottom of Rossett Beck in Mickleden

Junction with Stake Pass and The Cumbria Way at the bottom of Rossett Beck in Mickleden

Photo: Alan Wainwright (192)

Esk Pike from Ore Gap

Esk Pike from Ore Gap

Photo: Alan Wainwright (185)

The Langdale Pikes

The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Wayne Hill (67)

Sca Fell (centre left), Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag from Three Tarns

Sca Fell (centre left), Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag from Three Tarns

Photo: Tim Hope (118)

Derwent Water from Great End summit

Derwent Water from Great End summit

Photo: Craig Carter (37)

Pike of Stickle from the Band

Pike of Stickle from the Band

Photo: David Hayter (42)

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

Photo: Robert Withers (2)

On the top of Scafell Pike with Mac the Dog

On the top of Scafell Pike with Mac the Dog

Photo: Susan Hutchings (1)

On the Three Tarns col

On the Three Tarns col

Photo: Tim Hope (117)

Me, on top of Scafell Pike at 21:55hrs on June 20th, 2012

Me, on top of Scafell Pike at 21:55hrs on June 20th, 2012

Photo: David Bald (2)

Windermere from Broad Crag

Windermere from Broad Crag

Photo: Craig Carter (44)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) towering above Angle Tarn (Langdale)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) towering above Angle Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (189)

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tony Higgs (11)

Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (7)

Looking south west towards Hard Knott, Harter Fell (Eskdale),  Lingcove Bridge and Eskdale from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Looking south west towards Hard Knott, Harter Fell (Eskdale), Lingcove Bridge and Eskdale from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Graeme Hogg (2)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from The Band

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from The Band

Photo: David Swales (6)

The Langdale Pikes including Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) (left) Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Stool End, Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes including Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) (left) Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Stool End, Great Langdale

Photo: Derek Royston (3)

Great Gable peeping up through the clouds during a cloud inversion from Scafell Pike

Great Gable peeping up through the clouds during a cloud inversion from Scafell Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (352)

Scafell Pike summit

Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Stewart Green (5)

John Townsend and our dog Hamish's ashes at the top of Scafell Pike

John Townsend and our dog Hamish's ashes at the top of Scafell Pike

Photo: Nancy Townsend (1)

Moss Detail on Esk Pike

Moss Detail on Esk Pike

Photo: David Hayter (45)

The Band (centre) with Crinkle Crags (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (right) beyond from Great Langdale

The Band (centre) with Crinkle Crags (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (right) beyond from Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (21)


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