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Name:Rossett Pike
Hill number:2437
Height:651m / 2136ft
Parent (Ma):2359  Scafell Pike
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Ulverston)
Watershed:St Bees Head to Ravenscar, Morecambe Bay
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 24911 07568
Summit feature:rock 10m W of cairn
Drop:40m
Col:611m  NY246075  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:Abney level
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Same route as last time. With Damian & Alfie. Very hot Easter Sunday.Dangerous Dave21/04/2019
A weekend camp at Seatoller Farm. Did 5 fells altogether with Colin in the campervan. Did this one and Esk Pike.jonesj229/03/2019
Around Langdale HeadChopperbrown21/03/2019
Gareth’s Birthday Bivvy weekend. Wettest we’ve ever been! Epic day out, especially nearly getting benighted by Stake Gill being in spate and cutting off the Cumbria Way route back to Langdale!MrHallorann26/01/2019
651mThe Grouse24/12/2018
Brief walk up Rossett Pike, bit chilly and windy but good day out.GaryG09/12/2018
Whitegill Crag, Tarn Crag, Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, Thorn Crag, Loft Crag, Pike of Stickle, Martcrag Moor, Black Crags, Buck Pike, Rossett Pikekeithouk28/10/2018
JNR reccerichardrosser10/10/2018
Seathwaite, Glaramara, SH721, Allen Crags, Rossett Pike, Bowfell, Great End, Lingmell Crag, Seathwaite Fell, Seathwaite.PGCE01/10/2018
Ascended on the route down from Bow fell. Great views and weather further on this round. Easy paths to follow. Great to take pics and rest at the stunning angle tarn. With the walking groupZoe Little14/07/2018
Stickle Ghyll Car Park, Langdale - Pike O Blisco - Cold Pike - Crinkle Crags - Bow Fell - Esk Pike - ROSSETT PIKE - Stickle Ghyll Car Park, Langdaleeviljeff914/07/2018
Ascent by Stickle Ghyll and Stickle Tarn to Pavey Ark via East. On to Thunacar Knott, Harrison Stickle, Loft Crag and Pike of Stickle. On to Rossett Pike via Martcrag Moor.raymooremanx22/06/2018
Nice early start at Tarn at Leaves. Chose a contoury route to skirt Rosthwaite Fell and Glaramara to Allen Crags. After a break at Esk Hause in the Shelter before going up to Great End. Hunted around for the cairn which wasn't at the highest point. Great views around in and out of the mist. Dropped back down via the col to Esk Hause, up to Esk Pike dropping off down to Angle Tarn. Rossett Pike, returning via the Langstrath Valley.Butty09/06/2018
Parked at Old Dungeon Ghyll, The Band, Great Slab, Bowfell, Bowfell North Top, Rossett Pike. Sunny, warm and excellent clear viewsFell_wanderer07/06/2018
From Dungeon Ghyll and back via Buck Pike and descent from below Black CragNeilb10/05/2018
With Mum; Dungeon Ghyll - Rossett Pike - Esk Hause - Esk Pike - Pike de Bield - Bowfell - the Band - Dungeon Ghyll. Wonderful weather!Mark Jackson05/04/2018
8/9 today started out in borrowdale on 15 mile horseshoe. Glaramara, Looking Steads, Red Beck Top, High House, Allen Crags, Esk Pike, Bowfell North Top, Rossett Pike, Buck PikeThe-Z-Man05/12/2017
Ten Peaks recce. Parked at Legburthwaithe ran to Swirls car park, Helvellyn, Wythburn, The Bog, High Raise, Martcrag Moor, Rosset Pike, Bowfell via Hanging Knotts Crag, Esk Pike, Great End, Sca Fell Pike dropped down the Corridor Route to Styhead Tarn, Stockley Gill Bridge to the YHA at Borrowdale.Stu Percival19/11/2017
From Old Dungeon Ghyll Pike of Blisco Cold Pike Crinkle Crags Bow Fell Esk Pike Rossett Pike Descending for what felt like days !Wifey201618/09/2017
Head of the langdales A long day Pike of Blisco Cold Pike Crinkle crags Bow Fell Esk Pike Rossett PikeTobo196918/09/2017
From Buck Pike. On to Pike de Bield. Sat and had a sandwich in the sun at Ore Gap.Wycombe Wanderer17/07/2017
Dungeon Ghyll - Mickleden - Rossett Ghyll - ROSSETT PIKE - Buck Pike - Black Crags - Stake Pass - rtn. Repeat visit after 51 years!citygent13/07/2017
From the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel. A huge 12 mile hike in a blustery July day with a fair bit of mist. Great Knott, Crinkle Crags South Top, Crinkle Crags Long Top, Crinkle Crags Gunson Knott, Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags north top, Bowfell, Rossett Pike.Lazylizzie09/07/2017
From New Dungeon Ghyll, Bowfell, Angle Tarn, Rosett Pike, Pike of Stickle, Loft Crag.Tina17/06/2017
Started from Stickle Ghyll CP along the Cumbria Way to Rossett Pike, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Bow Fell and back down The Band to the CP.Delta6817/06/2017
12.4 mile walk 7 fells in very changeable weather. We walked from car park at end of Langdale, climbed The Band up onto Bowfell, had brief glimpses of the view when cloud cleared, along lovely path to Esk Pike in full sun, down to Esk Hause and back up and along to Ill Crag (Weather closing in again), climbed Broad Crag in full cloud, back along to Great End in sun, back down to Esk Hause and up to Allen Crags (full thick cloud), then followed path down as cloud completely cleared, passed lovely Angle Tarn in full sun and bagged Rossett Pike, then back down to Langdale.DanTrig17/06/2017
Last top of six on the 12.5 mile Head of Langdale route found in the book Walking the Wainwrights by Stuart Marshall. Park and start from the Old Dungeon Ghyll hotel.WAYNE ROWLETT03/06/2017
Old Dungeon Ghyll - The Band - Bowfell - Bowfell N top - Esk Pike - Esk Hause - Allen Crags - Angle Tarn - Rossett Pike - Stake Pass - Mickleden - Old Dungeon Ghyll. Walking solo. Warm and sunny to begin with (started 2.30pm). Little wind. Increasing cloud and spot of drizzle after 7pm. Helped several lost walkers around Esk Pike, including one with no map! Total time 5 hours.jamessteel10031/05/2017
ascended from Angle Tarn after High Raisedanielmudd198224/04/2017
Jim's Stag Weekend - Day 1 With Treadycwrci22/04/2017
Walk from ODG with Mark and Will up The Band to the Three Tarns and to the summit of Bowfell, crossing to Esk Pike then retracing our steps to descend from Ore Gap to Angle Tarn and the short climb to Rossett Pike before finally descending down Rossett Gill and the Cumbrian Way for a well earned pintPhilip A10/04/2017
From Old Dungeon Gill, up Rossetti Pass and down to join the Stake pas pathdavidsharpe2326/03/2017
Superb new year trip walk including Bow Fell and Pike of Stickle from Old Dungeon Ghyll. Above the cloud most of the day.Denise 28/12/2016
From the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, on our way to Scafell PikeDanMaisieBex10/12/2016
PupLittledave19/11/2016
with Dave, Jay and Wendyk973aren01/11/2016
Parked at Old Dungeon Ghyll National Trust car park, Rossett Pike, Bowfell, Shelter Crags North Top, Shelter Crags, Crinkle Crags Long Top, Crinkle Crags South Top, Great Knott.Fell_wanderer21/10/2016
Parked at Seathwaite Farm, Grains Gill, Esk Hause, Allen Crags, Esk Hause, Tongue Head, Rossett Pike, back over Esk Hause and down Grains Gill to car.Chipstertrain02/10/2016
Fun ascent from lower down ending in rock climb. Hostel to hostel walking - Tarn How, grasmere to YHA Borrowdale. With GFEFionalevey21/09/2016
with Lynn parkinderek_74418/09/2016
I reached the summit of Rossett Pike on Saturday 3rd September 2016 as part of the Lake District 8 Peaks Challenge (a 30km charity trek to raise money to support the British Heart Foundation).Gray Wolf03/09/2016
Walked from Seatoller up Langstrathdale and over Black Crags and Buck Pike to the summit. Back down Langstrathdale for a pint and then home. With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave28/08/2016
Seatoller circuit day 1Ajm031018/08/2016
EJ only, showery, afternoon walk.mcfozzy11/08/2016
Finishing off the Wainwright's with my mate Ian who was completing them as well. Bagging this again although I'm fairly certain I came up here on my first trip up Scafell Pike.simocity06/08/2016
Last of the Wainwrights with Simocity. #212.Flipperfeet06/08/2016
with Dad and Tom from Esk PikeM0YDH29/07/2016
Solo route of 6 peaksRoy_H16/07/2016
On a backpack - Elterwater to Honister Hause section.Phreerunner23/06/2016
Parked at the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Pike O' Blisco, Great Knott, Crinkle Crags, Bow Fell, Esk Pike, Rossett Pike. Hot and humid conditions.Fell_wanderer09/06/2016