Scafell Pike

Height: 978m/3,210ft

Grid Reference: NY215072

Fells » Mid Western Fells

Lists: FRCC (001) Wainwright (S.01)

Ascents: 20

Formally called 'The Pikes' or 'The Pikes of Scawfell', Scafell Pike is the highest mountain in England. It is normally ascended from:

  • Wasdale Head - Shortest route but should not be under estimated. Ascend via either Lingmell col (easiest way) or Mickledore
  • Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Via either the Corridor Route or Esk Hause
  • Great Langdale - A long way via Angle Tarn and Esk Hause, its an out and back route

Ridge Routes to:

location

Walk   Distance Ascent
Sat 28 Jan 2012 - Scafell Pike from Seathwaite
Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Stockley Bridge - Grains Gill - Esk Hause - Calf Cove - Great End - Scafell Pike - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Styhead Gill - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite
10.00 miles3,375ft
Wed 30 Jun 2010 - Scafell Pike plus from Seathwaite
Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Stockley Bridge - Grains Gill - Esk Hause - Calf Cove - Great End - Ill Crag - Broad Crag - Scafell Pike - Lingmell - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Taylorgill Force - Seathwaite
10.25 miles3,650ft
Mon 29 Jun 2009 - Broadcrag Tarn and Foxes Tarn
Wha House Farm, Eskdale - Taw House - Scale Bridge - River Esk - Great Moss - Little Narrowcove - Broad Crag Col - Scafell Pike - Broadcrag Tarn - Mickledore - Foxes Tarn - Scafell - Long Green - Slight Side - Catcove Beck - Terrace Route - Wha House Farm
11.50 miles4,100ft
Fri 26 Sep 2008 - Scafell Pike via the Piers Gill path
Wasdale Head - Lingmell Beck - Piers Gill path - Middleboot Knotts - Broad Crag Col - Scafell Pike - Lingmell - west ridge - Wasdale Head
7.00 miles3,280ft
Thu 29 May 2008 - Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head
Wasdale Head - Lingmell Gill - Brown Tongue - Lingmell Col - Scafell Pike - Corridor Route - Lingmell Beck - Wasdale Head
7.25 miles3,050ft
Sun 9 Dec 2007 - Scafell Pike and Sprinkling Tarn
Wasdale Head - Lingmell Gill - Brown Tongue - Lingmell Col - Scafell Pike - Broad Crag Col - Calf Cove - Esk Hause - Sprinkling Tarn - Sty Head - Burnthwaite - Wasdale Head
8.00 miles3,280ft
Sat 22 Jul 2006 - Pen, the Scafells and Lord's Rake
Brotherilkeld, Eskdale - River Esk - Taw House - Scale Bridge - Sampson's Stones - Great Moss - Pen - Rough Crag - Scafell Pike - Mickledore - Rakes Progress (Climbers Traverse) - Lord's Rake - Scafell - Long Green - Slight Side - Catcove Beck - Taw House - River Esk - Brotherilkeld
10.00 miles3,900ft
Sat 4 Feb 2006 - Scafell Pike from Seathwaite
Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Stockley Bridge - Grains Gill - Esk Hause - Great End - Ill Crag - Broad Crag - Scafell Pike - Lingmell - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Styhead Gill - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite
10.50 miles3,650ft
Sun 11 Sep 2005 - The Scafells
Brackenclose, Wasdale - Lingmell - Scafell Pike - Mickledore - Foxes Tarn - Scafell - Long Green - Slight Side - Quagrigg Moss - Great How (Eskdale Fell) - Maiden Castle - Brackenclose
9.00 miles4,400ft
Tue 18 May 2004 - The Pikes of Scawfell
Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Taylorgill Force - Styhead Tarn - The Band - Great End - Ill Crag - Broad Crag - Scafell Pike - Lingmell - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite
10.25 miles3,650ft
Mon 9 Feb 2004 - Scafell Pike from Seathwaite
Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Stockley Bridge - Grains Gill - Esk Hause - Calf Cove - Broad Crag Col - Scafell Pike - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Styhead Gill - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite
9.50 miles3,200ft
Mon 25 Aug 2003 - Scafell Pike from Wasdale
Brackenclose, Wasdale - Hollow Stones - Mickledore - Scafell Pike - Lingmell - Brackenclose
5.50 miles3,250ft
Sun 12 May 2002 - Scafell Pike from Seathwaite
Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Stockley Bridge - Grains Gill - Esk Hause - Great End - Ill Crag - Broad Crag - Scafell Pike - Lingmell - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Styhead Gill - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite
10.50 miles3,650ft
 Thu 13 May 1999 - Scafell Pike
Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Grains Gill - Esk Hause - Scafell Pike - Lingmell Col - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Gill - Seathwaite
  
 Sun 8 Jun 1997 - National Three Peaks
Brackenclose, Wasdale - Lingmell Col path - Scafell Pike - Mickledore - Brackenclose
5.00 miles2,995ft
 Tue 29 Dec 1992 - Scafell Pike
Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Grains Gill - Esk Hause - Great End - Ill Crag - Broad Crag - Scafell Pike - Mickledore - Hollow Stones - Lingmell Col - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Seathwaite
10.50 miles3,350ft
 Sat 26 Sep 1992 - Bob Graham Relay - Dunmail Raise to Wasdale
Dunmail Raise - Steel Fell - Calf Crag - High Raise - Sergeant Man - Thunacar Knott - Harrison Stickle - Pike O'Stickle - Rossett Pike - Bowfell - Esk Pike - Esk Hause - Great End - Ill Crag - Broad Crag - Scafell Pike - Mickledore - Foxes Tarn - Scafell - Brackenclose
16.10 miles6,800ft
 Tue 2 Aug 1988 - Scafell Pike
Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Esk Hause - Scafell Pike - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Seathwaite
  
 Sun 1 May 1988 - The Four 3000s
Keswick, Moot Hall - Millbeck - Carl Side - Skiddaw - St John's in the Vale - Helvellyn - Wythburn - Stake Pass - Angle Tarn - Esk Hause - Scafell Pike - Foxes Tarn - Scafell - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Seathwaite, Borrowdale
  
 Sun 15 Feb 1987 - Scafell Pike
Wasdale Head - Sty Head - Corridor Route - Scafell Pike - Mickledore - Hollow Stones - Wasdale Head