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Name:Fleetwith Pike
Hill number:2438
Height:648.9m / 2129ft
Parent (Ma):2367  Great Gable
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright,
Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 20592 14166
Summit feature:rock 5m from cairn
Drop:118.4m
Col:530.5m  NY 2150 1346  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Observations:higher ground may be hidden beneath the cairn
Survey:Leica Disto D510/Leica RX1250
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1008 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Gatesgarth via Haystacks and descent directly back to car.benalder28417/10/2018
From Honister Hause via Honister Cragafoster08/09/2018
A wonderfull walk up here. I was told there was plenty to see from this summit, and they were not wrong. A bit breezy, but clear skies and perfect viewsdave-harris30/08/2018
With Chris, lovely weather in the valley but windy and misty on the summit of High Stile. Some drizzle. Started with Fleetwith Pike having parked at the farm at the bottom, then on to Haystacks, High Crag and High Stile. Path down to Buttermere difficult wouldn't recommend. Would definitely do Haystacks and Fleetwith again but would come down via Scarth Gap. Path down into Butteremere never-ending, walked back along the lake though which was very pleasant.karentracey15/07/2018
We had Myla but still desperate for a decent walk but not too difficult we chose Fleetwith but started from Honister pass. From there we Followed the slate mine road most of the way up before it ending and making the final push to the top. Very easy this way however the views down Crummock water and Buttermere from the famous summit Cairn were outstanding! Took my breath away. After taking pictures including one of the new pfp hat me and Bec lay down in the sun at the summit and chilled out. Was so lovely to be on a summit and relax and eat etc. we retraced our steps and back to the honister slate mine shop for a drink before heading home.Scotty 2 Hotty14/07/2018
Started in Ennerdale YHA. Did Red Pike, High stile, High crag, Hay stacks Fleetwith pike. Stayed overnight in the Honister pass YHA.george_herbert_28/05/2018
With MaryChet196206/05/2018
GL3D with Phil W and DanLittledave06/05/2018
Paul and Katesenrab19/03/2018
MQ/DSquartley11/03/2018
Parked at Gatesgarth Farm and ran along to Scale Beck. Climbed up alongside Scale Force before branching off to the right across Gale Fell up onto Great Borne then back to Starling Dodd, Red Pike, High Stile, High Crag down Gamlin End, Seat across Scarth Gap Pass up onto Hay Stacks down to Innominate Tarn onto Dubbs Hut, Fleetwih Pike then down Fleetwith Edge back to the car.Stu Percival09/03/2018
Parked in gatesgarth car park, Fleetwith Edge, Fleetwith Pike, Honnister Crag, Haystacks, Seat, High Crag, High Stile, Red Pike, Dodd, Buttermere. Clear day with some sun and good views all day.Fell_wanderer20/02/2018
christopherpenningto16/01/2018
From Honister pass, with Mora and JohnBLACKHILL18/11/2017
Climbed Fleetwith Pike up the Via Ferrata Classic Route with Elizabeth & James for my 53rd birthday present to myself. Took the bus from the Honister Visitor Centre to the start of the climb then followed the Via Ferrata, waterfall scramble and final scramble up to the summit. Took about 2 hours and was well worth the effort. Couldn't see Great Gable & Scafell Pike due to the low cloud but was assured we were looking in the right direction which brought back happy memories from 2015. Descent over some boggy ground then the track back to the Visitor Centre. Day was overcast with low cloud although the heavy showers had blown over by the time we started the climb. A great day although Elizabeth & James may disagree!TractorBoy22/10/2017
In a galeRuth02/10/2017
From Honister Slate Mine Fleetwith Pike HaystacksWifey201623/09/2017
Haystacks & Fleetwith Pike today On Lee's birthdayTobo196923/09/2017
After HaystacksChopperbrown17/09/2017
Fleetwith Pike to Haystacks walkscreeleep02/09/2017
From Honister NT car park via Drum House. Cal, Freddy and Bob all walked it all.Ham and Skate23/08/2017
Bagged from Honnister Passalanm915/08/2017
Solo walk from Gatescarth - up Fleetwith Edge to FLEETWITH PIKE - Haystacks - Scarth Gap - Wainwright 100Nutty10/08/2017
part of a summer walk in 2017 walking from youth hostel to youth hostelJoel45103/08/2017
TD & CThis Dog30/07/2017
#190, A cracking day, excellent views along Buttermere and beyond. My son's first Wainwright too! :-)Sgt_pepper4617/06/2017
With Jenny Vyseclimbingkershaw06/05/2017
From Honister Slate Mine, Green Crag, Fleetwith Pike, Honister Crag.dgresty05/05/2017
with Dad, Tom and PeterM0YDH16/04/2017
Walked on YHA meetupandy-n08/04/2017
Last top of seven on a long day Walking 16 mile following the Buttermere Marathon route found in Stuart Marshalls book Walking the Wainwrights, start from the car park on the Newland hause road in Buttermere.WAYNE ROWLETT01/04/2017
Epic struggle up Fleetwith Pike from its base at Peggys bridge and the icecream man,I did not buy any icecream but if he was at the top I defo would of done, it took 1 hour 40 mins non stop up hill walking to get up it.ng5guy26/03/2017
From Buttermere and Gatesgarth: Hay Stacks, Green Crag and Fleetwith Pike. Cold day with lots of ice, barely anyone out on the fells.Lazylizzie09/02/2017
Gatesgarth / HAYSTACKS / BRANDRETH / GREY KNOTT / FLEETWITH PIKE - Gatesgarthrichoakes29/01/2017
SRFrank12/11/2016
cracking days walking with views to remember with kelly and rogerdarren-64630/10/2016
with roger and kelly grate weatherdarren-synges 30/10/2016
Honister Crag, Fleetwith Pikekeithouk18/09/2016
From Honister Crag with Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave23/08/2016
WBMC Buttermere weekend me and Nockwhiteuss06/08/2016
Final Wainwright of 4. Circular from Buttermere: Robinson, Hindscarth, Dale Head and Fleetwith Pikedavepeel31/07/2016
Walk up for sunset from Honister Slate Minemaaaaaaaatty21/07/2016
Parked at the bottom of honister pass and walked up to the mine then across to Brandreth, Grey Knotts and back over Fleetwith Pike.4 hrsMozzer21/07/2016
With Linda after Jim's B.G.cazza17/07/2016
From Haystacks hen down to ar at GatesgarthBilbar14/07/2016
On a round with Grey Knotts, Brandreth and Fleetwith Pike. Ascent from Honister Slate mine car park. Low cloud level throughout but rain ket off and views from Fleetwith especially fine.jpitches06/07/2016
Haystacks loop via honister to fleetwith pike, chucked it down off fleetwithphilhews04/07/2016
with Lynn Parkinderek_74418/06/2016
bessyboot, glaramara, allen crags, seathwaite fell, base brown, green gable, brandreth, grey knotts, fleetwith pike and all tops in between from seatoller cp.robertphillips17/06/2016
Very humid overcast wetdentalchimp11/06/2016