Name:Scafell Pike
Hill number:2359
Height:978.07m / 3209ft
Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Col:66m  SJ630333  
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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
1062107/08/2015NY 21591 07050  F: CairnK&AD
1062207/08/2015NY 21551 07213  F: Summit constructionK&AD
2063901/07/2016NY 21541 07216  F: rock by trig point
S: Leica NA730
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2066108/10/2017NY 21551 07210  F: Large cairnDSM
2066208/10/2017NY 21541 07214  F: Trig pointDSM
2109318/06/2017NY 21546 07215  F: rock by memorial
S: Leica RX1250
-988327/10/2010NY 21550 07211  F: summit construction (top of stepped cairn)Mick Moore
-988421/01/2006NY 21554 07208  F: summit construction (top of stepped cairn)PDC
-988509/09/2007NY 21553 07211  F: summit construction (top of stepped cairn)DW
-988619/04/2008NY 21554 07214  F: summit construction (top of stepped cairn)DW
-988705/10/2008NY 21550 07213  F: summit construction (top of stepped cairn)DW
-988805/10/2008NY 21552 07211  F: summit construction (top of stepped cairn)DW
-988930/11/2009NY 21551 07213  F: summit construction (top of stepped cairn)DW
-989010/05/2009NY 21550 07211  F: summit construction (top of stepped cairn)DW
-989124/07/2011NY 21553 07209  F: summit construction (top of stepped cairn)P&EH
-989205/03/2011NY 21551 07211  F: summit construction (top of stepped cairn)DW
-989327/10/2005NY 21543 07217  F: trig pointIan Baines
-989421/01/2006NY 21542 07214  F: trig pointPDC
-989521/01/2006NY 21593 07051  F: small cairnPDC
249104/06/2013NY 21537 07220  F: Summit trig PointCookieaw

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Via the Corridor Route from Seathwaite with eldest son (16). Returned via Broad Crag and Ill Crag. Rain on the way up but clouds cleared at the summit.clyoung13/08/2019
absolutley brilliantLauralj8403/08/2019
Langdale to Scafell Pike all-day walk. Parked at ODG. Route was Mickleden, Rosset Pass, Esk Hause shelter, Styhead, Corridor Route, Scafell Pike summit, Broad Crag Col, Blunt Top, Calf Cove, Esk Hause, Rosset Pass, and Mickleden. With Dave and Lindsey (Dave added Esk Pike and Bowfell). Claggy at first, brightened later. Approx 12 miles, 4,300 feet.Skip20/07/2019
Second round second ascent of Scafell Pike (but fourth ascent in total). Long day from Gt Langdale with Dave and Lindsey.Skip220/07/2019
Peak number 2. After a pressing drive with 2 hours for Nahtan, 2 for Marcus, and the last 2 for me, we arrived at Wansdale at 4am, very soggy still and tired. Waking the 3 in the back 20mins before arrival was hillarious, and Chris panicked, and guzzled 4 protein bars for breakfast! Bar a small detour to the Scafell hotel, we were kindl;y given 2 bottles of water by an organised company group, and with headtorches on, started again. The light was fully up by 4.30, and the torches were soon away. Again, the terrible wether concluded no sunrise veiws, and we were soon in the clouds, yet not as wet as before. the Final slog up to the top of scafell with scree like rock all over was tough since we were climb almost 250m every km! Again, once at the top, we had enough time for a quick photo, relayer and start back down, this time less wet and less cold. Again, once below the clouds, they had lifted for a decent veiw, but the stairs down to Wansdale seemed to go on forever, legs and knees reByronHaywood06/07/2019
Round of Scafell Pike, Sca Fell and Illgill Head from Brackenclose. Warm and mainly sunny day attracted scores of others including a party of schoolchildren who overtook me.Topographer5703/07/2019
Tri X runEggletina29/06/2019
From Brotherilkeldbenarbia again29/06/2019
Midnight summit with “Slips” spontaneous attempt at National 3 Peaks without support crew!Sockpan22/06/2019
From Wasdale via Mickledoregeoffh1215/06/2019
Day's walking with Dave M, Chris & Susan in fine weather; circular route from Wasdale Head, via Sty Head, Brown Band, Great End and the Crags, returning around Lingmell.barnz4810/06/2019
Nic & BobNicola & Stuart09/06/2019
ENGLISH 3000's Started 03:00 Wasdale Head CP with GAVIN SIMPSON > SCAFELL (3162) > SYMONDS KNOTT (3147) > (Lord's Rake) > SCAFELL PIKE (3209) > BROAD CRAG (3069) > ILL CRAG (3054) > Blunt Top > High Raise [High Raise (High White Stones)] > Low White Stones > STEEL FELL [DEAD PIKE - STEEL FELL] > (Dunmail Raise) > HELVELLYN (3117) > HELVELLYN LOWER MAN (3035) >White Side > Raise > Little Dodd (St John's Common) > Calfhow Pike > Clough Head > White Pike > (Threlkeld) > Sale How > SKIDDAW SOUTH TOP (3035) > SKIDDAW MIDDLE TOP (3045) > SKIDDAW (3054) > SKIDDAW NORTH TOP ( 3025) > Broad End > Bakestall finished 23:00 Peter House Farm 36 Miles - 11,721ft ascent (20 hours)Mark A Hartry18/05/2019
soloTom D07/05/2019
Morning start from Wasdale head - just me and the dog. Very quiet walk. Started ~7.15 and at summit before 10 (2.5hr ascent). Sun in eyes on way up but quite clear view and very few people on path. Summit freezing wind chill with light snow on ground. Didn't stay long. Descent hindered by dog's short legs! Took about 1.5hr. By the time we reached the base it was baking hot. Path up was chock full of people and dogs coming up.MysteriousSue04/05/2019
Climbed up Mickleden Beck to Angle Tarn, then the summit of Allen Crags (784m), Great End (910m), Scarfell Pike (978m) for the 'On Top of....' event and then back down via Rossett Pike (651m) and Stake Pass. We finished the day with a walk climb back up to Side Pike (330m). With ASW.meltdiceburg28/04/2019
Old Dungeon Ghyll to Wasdale Head, for Alpine Exploratory. Had the top to myself for a whole 30 seconds.PGCE23/04/2019
Awful as expected, Easter crowds+++. We only came up to do Lingmell. With Damian.Dangerous Dave20/04/2019
Round How, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Blunt Top, Seathwaite Fellkeithouk10/04/2019
From seathwaithe to base brown onto green/great gable, scarfell pike and back on easy path to seathwaithe.axoree21/02/2019
After team training, 3rd time this year so farMountain Goat02/02/2019
Phil, Steph, McCurrie and the houndsMountain Goat19/01/2019
Misty, wet, offered shelter in some walkers bivvy bag. First climbed in 70s? Last climbed on Borrowdale fell racedavechaffey27/12/2018
From brackencloseDanGeere17/11/2018
Via Piers Gill from Wasdale HeadCyclistno106/10/2018
Via Mickledore from WasdaleMickeyfinn01/10/2018
Lakes hike from Seathwaite Farm, summit 2/4MattSecker07/09/2018
From Wasdale Head, via Lord's Rake, Scar Fell, Foxes Tarn, Mickeledore. With Eoin & Tiarnan WestPete West30/08/2018
From Wasdale HeadTyldesley Paul26/08/2018
Did not make it. Took 10 people up for my stag do, I was hoping to complete the third of my 'Three Peaks'. Only 3 summitted, it was just too wet, and far too long in it along the corridor route. Intimidating hill, it certainly gained my respect! I will be back.tumpawumpa26/08/2018
from wasdale head inn via sprinkling tarndavie25/08/2018
Set off despite unsettled forecast. Wind became ever stronger as climbed, then hit by hail.Surrounded by low cloud then, miraculously,the mists swirled away as we gained the summit' revealing Great Gable, Lingmell and the lakes below. All struggle worthwhile!Peak Rambler23/08/2018
Parked at Seathwaite Farm. Followed River Derwent to cross Stockley Bridge. Climbed up past Taylorgill Force and followed Styhead Gill to Styhead Tarn. Turned left to follow footpath up past Sprinkling Tarn and Great End. Turned right then right again to follow footpath up towards Ill Crag. Over boulder fields and scramble down and up between the headwaters of Piers Gill & Little Narrowcove. Final push up to summit to join the hoards who had climbed up from Wasdale. Beautiful day with only a little cloud while we were on the summit. Returned the same way and back to the car in precisely 7 hours. A good route with slightly more people heading to the summit as we descended.TractorBoy11/08/2018
Imi and James 3 peaksStephen04/08/2018
Smash fest with LUUOC from Duddon Valley Crinkle Crags - Bowfell - Esk Pike - Scafell Pike - Scafell - Slight SideJonathanConey27/07/2018
With CorrineNottsOutdoorLad15/07/2018
Scafell Pike > Blunt Top from GR: NY 23961 12803ronaldo33311/07/2018
Part of 3 peaks challenge (2/3) 3:47:32 8.72kmhemerson0907/07/2018
With Rory. Parked at the National Trust car park at Wasdale Head. A very hot start up the Brown Tongue Path - mercifully a breeze arrived at about 500 m. We went up via Mickledore and had a deserved snack and drink at the stretcher box admiring the view of Eskdale. From there it was a comparatively easy finish to the top, where the views were absolutely superb. A quick descent via the usual path (Hollow Stones) to the reward of a swim in Wast Water. What a brilliant day!James McKnight01/07/2018
Annual company hiketsar.nathan30/06/2018
climbed with Zoe, Sean Popple & Corelli.neilblair35330/06/2018
Parked at national trust car park. Headed up past lingmell ghyll to Scafell pike. Easy path to follow. Descended via Mickledore and took the gully to the left of broad stand up to foxes tarn. Easy scramble avoiding the wet rocks. Took a right up the scree path to Sca fell. Great views over to Scafell pike and down Deep gully. Descended by green how back to wasdale. Fantastic round.Zoe Little26/06/2018
Having worked on my fitness after a year of illness in 2017, I found the highest peak in England a most pleasant and straightforward climb. Even left the path at one point to do some scrambling. First hour was difficult but after that easy. Will definitely be back to the Lake District for more hiking at some point.Thomas McIlvaney25/06/2018
Ascent of Lingmell from Wasdale Campsite Car Park via Goat Crags. Then on to Scafell Pike. Descent to Mickledore and Broad Strand. Ascent of Scafell from Foxes Rake and Foxes Tarn. On to Slight Side via Long Green. Return to Wasdale via Long Gill, Kettle Cove and Fence Wood.raymooremanx24/06/2018
Second round of Wainwrights (but third time up Scafell Pike). Camped at NT Wasdale Head. Walked up via the Piers Gill path to bag Middleboot Knot and Round How. Then Corridor and tourist path to the (very crowded) summit of Scafell Pike. Low cloud much of the way up, broke briefly at top of Piers Gill. Started raining at Lingmell Col then rained up to the Pike and back down the tourist path. With Dave.Skip217/06/2018
Third time at Scafell Pike summit. Walked up via the Piers Gill path to bag Middleboot Knotts and Round How. Then followed Corridor and tourist path to the Pike. Summit very crowded. Low cloud much of the day, started raining at Lingmell Col then got heavier up to the top. Trudged back down the tourist path in steady rain. With Dave.Skip17/06/2018
With JGCW12/06/2018
Part of Cumbrian 3 PeaksThursday02/06/2018