Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite

England's highest mountain via the famous Corridor Route


Route outline for walk c454:

Seathwaite  -  Grains Gill  -  Stockley Bridge  -  Styhead Gill  -  Styhead Tarn  -  Sty Head  -  The Corridor Route  -  Skew Gill  -  Greta Gill  -  Piers Gill  -  Scafell Pike  -  The Corridor Route  -  Sty Head  -  Stockley Bridge  -  Seathwaite



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
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
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 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) and an English Marilyn (1st highest in England, 138th highest in the UK). Scafell Pike means 'the highest point of 'The Pikes of Sca Fell'. This was the collective term for all the lumps and bumps on the top of the Sca Fell Massif (namely Sca Fell Pike, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Great End) when it was donated to The National Trust by Lord Leconfield in 1919. Sca Fell Pike became Scafell Pike (without the space) due to an error by the Ordnance Survey and the name stuck.' and is pronounced 'Though Scafell Pike is usually pronounced 'Skar Fell Pyke', the Lake District locals pronounce it 'SKOR-fall Pyke' with the emphasis on the first syllable. Indeed, many older texts spell it #39;Skawfell Pike#39;. '. The summit of Scafell Pike is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point. 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.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL4 & 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 c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite

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Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - 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)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - On the top of Scafell Pike with Mac the Dog

On the top of Scafell Pike with Mac the Dog

Photo: Susan Hutchings (1)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - Scafell Pike Summit

Scafell Pike Summit

Photo: Mick Fox (5)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - The Summit of Scafell Pike

The Summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: David Cochrane (7)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - North from the Corridor Route en-route to Scafell Pike

North from the Corridor Route en-route to Scafell Pike

Photo: Michael Brown (1)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - 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)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - 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)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - 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)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - 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)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - On summit of Scafell Pike in May 2010

On summit of Scafell Pike in May 2010

Photo: Garry Dickinson (1)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - Nearing the top of Scafell Pike

Nearing the top of Scafell Pike

Photo: Steven Robinson (3)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - 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)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - 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)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - Scafell Pike summit

Scafell Pike summit

Photo: Steven Robinson (4)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - On Scafell Pike

On Scafell Pike

Photo: Phil Jackson (1)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - Checking the GPS on Sty Head in the snow

Checking the GPS on Sty Head in the snow

Photo: Bob Ferguson (75)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - Wast Water with Middle Fell & Seatallan beyond from Scafell Pike

Wast Water with Middle Fell & Seatallan beyond from Scafell Pike

Photo: Steven Robinson (2)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - Early morning snow on the summit of Scafell Pike

Early morning snow on the summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: Chris Himsworth (1)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - Kirk Fell and the shoulder of Great Gable (right) with the lower slopes of Great End (left) and Red Pike (Wasdale) in the distance from Sty Head

Kirk Fell and the shoulder of Great Gable (right) with the lower slopes of Great End (left) and Red Pike (Wasdale) in the distance from Sty Head

Photo: John Carney (1)

Walk c454 Scafell Pike via The Corridor Route from Seathwaite - Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Snow on Great Napes from Sty Head

Photo: Bob Ferguson (80)


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