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Name:Red Screes
Hill number:2538
Height:776m / 2546ft
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle), Leven (Ulverston)
Watershed:Morecambe Bay, St Bees Head to Ravenscar, Solway Firth
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis,
Bridge, Clem
Grid ref:NY 39660 08756
Summit feature:rock by shelter 18m SE of trig point
Col:516m  NY388095  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:trig point is at NY 39650 08771; rock 13m NW is 5cm lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1233 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Solo - Did Hard Knott on the same day. Short steep walk. Did more driving to get to it.jonesj219/05/2019
Started climb from kirkstone pass, car park opposite puplic house..billames22/04/2019
Brilliant viewsAdventurers521/04/2019
Snarker Pike, Raven Crag, Red Screes, Middle Dodd, Little Hart Crag, High Hartsop Doddkeithouk31/03/2019
Parked near the Kirkstile Inn and took the path which heads straight up. About half way we headed right to the start of a scramble up Kilnshaw Chimney. Nice scramble easy enough apart from a bad step . Takes you almost onto the summit at the Chairn. with MB group and RichieZoe Little04/03/2019
From kirkstone Pass Inn carpark. Took 7 year old and 10 year old. Nice scramble to ssummitLainey7325/02/2019
The Kirkstone Pass Fellssms.3723/02/2019
With Mdouglas_easton23/02/2019
From Middle Dodd. With Eire, Evan, Sail, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave17/02/2019
With JGCW13/02/2019
Up Caiston Glen to Scandale PassCyclistno106/01/2019
Starting from Sweden Bridge Lane, Ambleside through footpath to Kirkstone Road. Travel a mile up road to footpath on right of road. Travel northward up ridge to Snarker Pike to Red Screes. Descend to Middle Dodd via Smallthwaite Band. Traverse road to Broad Crag and Scandale Pass. Ascend Little Hart Crag, follow ridge to High Hartsop Dodd. Retrace steps to Scandale Pass and down head in southerly direction down Scandale to Ambleside.raymooremanx24/11/2018
Route from Bill Birkett's Lakeland Fells Almanac P.98 KeithByTheC23/11/2018
Rydale Church, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Rydal Fell, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Little Hart Crag, Red Screes, Raven Crag, Snarker Pike, Amblesidegaryhoney15/10/2018
JNR recce, fortified after brake at Kirkstone inn, still dank and windyrichardrosser09/10/2018
Hartsop Dodd - Stony Cove Pike - Red Screes - Middle Dodd - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Doddtwg2714/09/2018
From Brothers Water. Scandals pass then path to summit. Solo. Good weather. On to Little Hart Crag after.mike.hoult12/09/2018
Ambleside, Snarker Pike, Raven Crag, Red Screes, Little Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike, Low Pike, Rydal.squeegs24/07/2018
Solo from CP opposite Kirkstone Pass Inn. Public Footpath sign at north end of CP indicates 3/4 mile to Red Screes. Views restricted by low cloud.ADT17/07/2018
Brotherswater Inn - High Hartsop Dodd - Little Hart Crag - Middle Dodd - RED SCREES - Kirkstone Pass Inn - Brotherswater Inneviljeff912/07/2018
An easy walk up the motorway from Kirkstone Pass, with a few little rocky steps on the way. Gob-smacking views from the top.Gill21/06/2018
High Hartsop Dodd, Little Hart Crag, Middle Dodd and Red Screes. Started at Cow Bridge car park, drinks at Kirkstone Pass Inn!Nick11/06/2018
With K from Kirkstone Pass. Great hillAshley22/05/2018
Out and back route from car park opposite Kirkstone Pass Inn to Fairfield. Misty on ascent cleared to be a lovely sunny day at half way. Steep and slippy in parts would be tough in poor conditions.muzza205/05/2018
Walking from Ambleside then back via valley.adriane21/04/2018
Snarker Pike, Raven Crag, Red Screes, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Seat Sandalkeithouk18/03/2018
From Ambleside via S ridge and then descent via Scandalebenalder28429/01/2018
Solo in the snow with Middle Doddrobba_wag09/12/2017
Hartsop Dodd Caudale Moor Red Screes Middle Dodd Little Hart Crag High Hartsop Dodd Harsop HowStu Percival06/12/2017
With PupLittledave18/11/2017
Fairfield horseshoe, clockwise, parking at Rydal and around to Red Scree. Sunshine and showers, and lots of rainbows!huwthomas04/11/2017
parked at kirkstone inn straight up steep side of red screes, done in an hour. great weather, inversion over windermere. on to Middle doddboothy627/10/2017
With Tony Gordon.zoob19/09/2017
From kirkstone Pass Car Park NY 40099 08141 Then returned down and went onto Stony Cove Pike in afternoon.Westdenewalker15/09/2017
With Michael Earnshaw. Started at a small (about 4 cars) parking spot on The Struggle at NY38860568. This route added 3km and 100m to my previous route, but took over 3 hours longer! Of course I am now 25 years older.David Purchase02/09/2017
Walked from Kirkston Passalanm922/08/2017
Red Screes and Middle Dodd from the Kirkstone Pass Inn with Manchester Hiking.Lazylizzie20/08/2017
After doing Orrest Head, playing on the rope swing and in the cathedral caves. And an amazing boat trip on Lake Windermere we decided to get a drink at Kirkstone pass before heading home. when the kids saw the mountain (red screes) they wanted to do it. they did amazing and got some of my favourite pictures. so so so proud and one of my favourite days ever in the amazing Lake district. before we left we had the pint looking at what we had achieved.Scotty 2 Hotty13/08/2017
Walk round the Troutbeck Parish Boundary. Ascent 19.IWC04/08/2017
went on a random day off. Parked at Kirkstone pass inn. took a difficult route through the gill. very steep but great fun and all alone too. Love Reds summit its got everything you could want from them. from there went down to...Scotty 2 Hotty19/07/2017
LSU collecting flagsLittledave17/07/2017
From Brotherswater Inn Middle Dodd Red Screes Little Hart Crag High Hartsop DoddWifey201624/06/2017
Up Middle Dodd to Red Screes across to Little Hart Crag and ended the walk down High Hartsop Dodd Finished off with a pint of wainwright's in the Brotherwater InnTobo196924/06/2017
From Kirkstone Pass up and down then over the road for a few more hills ending on High Street.NormanW19/06/2017
Parked in Ambleside, Red Screes, Middle Dodd, High Hartsop Dodd, Little Hart Crag. Strong winds and good views.Fell_wanderer07/06/2017
Up and down from Kirkstone Pass - didn't record exact dateNeilb01/06/2017
Beautiful sunny day. From Hartsop via Caiston Beck.apshepherd31/05/2017
With JO, MC and JMgarth8705/05/2017