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Name:Causey Pike
Hill number:2442
Height:637m / 2090ft
Parent (Ma):2372  Grasmoor
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - North Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 21876 20851
Summit feature:small cairn on rock
Drop:40m
Col:597m  NY214208  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Observations:this summit is highest point and 3-5m higher than next 3 summits W on ridge
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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6.5m Circular from roadside parking at Uzzicar. Causey Pike, Scar Crags and Barrow, with a stop at Braithwaite for an ice cream ;)Jephcote8316/07/2019
Stoneycroft - Rowling End - Causey Pike - Scar Crags - Outerside - Stile End - Barrow - Braithwaitetwg2730/06/2019
With Janet.GordyH18/06/2019
With JGCW04/06/2019
From Buttermere CP - Rannerdale Knotts - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - Aikin Knott - Ard Crags - Ill Crag (Newlands) - Knott Rigg - CPscreeleep26/04/2019
Part of Coledale HorseshoeWMW3121/04/2019
Done this with the John Hunston walking group, but have no date. Last did it solo with Scar Crags on a beautiful nearly Easter weekend. Loved it!jonesj217/04/2019
Headed over from Scar Crags as part of the Coledale round. Good paths to follow. with MB groupZoe Little11/04/2019
part of the Coledale 10 peak challengedeb.thompson05/04/2019
Liz's first trip to The Lakes. 10 Wainwrights bagged.gavopeo30/03/2019
RMC SheilaS02/12/2018
High point on circuit from Stoneycroft KeithByTheC26/11/2018
Beautiful autumn day!!apshepherd29/10/2018
Scramble from the eastCyclistno126/10/2018
First walk in a while due to holidays, Becs cornwall ankle injury and the good old British weather. Having fuelled up on a Breakfast wrap from Maccies we set off to finally do what I consider the area I have most difficulty planning a walk the North western fells. We parked just outside Braithwaite near Uzzicar farm on a rocky cark park/passing area. Crossing Stoneycroft Gill Bridge we made our way up the very steep scrambley Rowling end via Ella Crag to get on to the main ridge of Causey. Bec had quite a lot of difficulty with her ankle on the scrambley bits but still made it. Sun came in over Newlands for several short breathers and picture moments. Once on the ridge the clag came in and for the next few hours visibility was poor to say the least. We made our way to the summit with no drama passing 2 lost woman on what we now know is the summit. Love this mountain and definitely one to come back too in clear weather.Scotty 2 Hotty20/10/2018
Rowling End, Causey Pike, Scar Crags, Outerside, Stile End, Barrow. Solo as usual!simon and co31/08/2018
Coledale Horseshoe trail runmaaaaaaaatty18/07/2018
With Joanna. Rowling End:- Steep, tiring, hot, and horrible. We seen a tree though. Oh yeah, half a sheep's face too. As well as other bits of the same sheep laying about everywhere. Causey Pike:- Not sure if this was terrifying or exhilarating. Scar Crags:-Worth it. Such red. Wow. (The recent heat wave seems to have made all the plants red? It looked cool anyways.) Sail:- **** that path. The Rest:- We nearly ran out of water, so we decided to head back.. Then my GPS died, so I didn't log the last couple of miles. Awesome walk all in all. 11/10 would walk again.DAB8118/07/2018
Solo walk from Braithwaite - Grisedale Pike - Hopegill Head - Crag Hill - Sail - Scar Crags - CAUSEY PIKE - Outerside - Barrow - Wainwright 150Nutty18/07/2018
From car park near Gutherscale Lodge. First of 10 Wainwrights part of The Newlands Watershed (in reverse) in Stuart Marshall's book. Weather was very hot and humid making the walk twice as hard as it should've been. Went on to do Scar Crag, Ard Crag, Knott Rigg, Robinson, Dale Head, High Spy, Maiden Moor, Catbells.NorthernWayfarer08/07/2018
Coldale Horseshoe challengeNicky29/06/2018
On annual 10 in 10 MS charity event from Swinside Inn. 16.5 miles and 6,500 feet of ascent (nice route but ridiculously expensive and not enough goes to the MS charity!) Circular walk first fell Causey Pike, last Maiden Moor with stop at Buttermere village for refreshments.Hillsidenick23/06/2018
With Grace, Dannie and Bethany. Sterted up over Barrow and up to Causey Pike. Harry got covered in actual shit when he ran off the path. Had to clean him in a river. Later found out that G&D threw away his harness! 5hrs: 12km; 800mByronHaywood10/06/2018
With BRAY, ORMEROD, HOWARTH & GARDNER.MGT6714/05/2018
Parked at Braithwaite with Chris and did a circuit starting with Causey Pike then Scar Crags, Sail, Outerside and Barrow. Lovely day perfect walking weather. I forgot my walking boots and had to go up in trainers but it was reasonably dry and the route very safe. Climb up rocks onto top of Causey Pike but not as difficult as it looks to start with and worth doing the last few feet.karentracey12/05/2018
Coledale Horseshoe completed with Big MartinJC128/04/2018
Revisit with Alan, Lawrie & Geoff, after marshalling for Teenager race. Gorgeous day, Lakes at their bestRHW21/04/2018
TWA Fell RaceLittledave21/04/2018
Coledale Round from the free car park in strong winds, freezing conditions and zero visibilityCanny31/03/2018
Last Wainwright of the day from Braithwaite. Nice views over Keswick. Fair few jets going overJonathanConey26/03/2018
christopherpenningto16/01/2018
superb snowy sunny walk of horseshoe from Hawse End in large groupDenise 28/12/2017
Ascent with Scar Crags and Sail.Grislywhite22/12/2017
Lovely, cold bright day. On own. Lots of folk about. Came over Scar Crags and down Stoneycroft Gill.iredale29/10/2017
Parked at Stair, Rowling End, Causey Pike, Scar Crags, Sail, Crag Hill, Outerside, Barrow. Cloud on top of Crag Hill, otherwise a sunny day with excellent views and strong winds.Fell_wanderer25/10/2017
Solo from Braithwaite. Barrow onto Outerside via Barrow Door. Onto Scar Crags and then Causey Pike. Back tracked slightly to the saddle to drop down and around to Barrow Door to return into Braithwaite.Butty30/09/2017
Extended Coledale horseshoe from Braithwaite: Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, Eel Crag, Crag Hill, Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike, Outerside, Stile End and Barrow. Misty early Autumn day. A lot of low cloud and wind.Lazylizzie23/09/2017
Magnificent views from summit. Great walk commencing at Braithwaite via Scar Crags and Outerside on decsent. Occasional rain throughout. Excellent pub at journey's end - The Royal Oak.Delsangel 12/09/2017
Ascended from Braithwaitebillames09/09/2017
Walked from Stoneycroftalanm929/08/2017
From Stair Robinson Knotts Rigg Ard Crags Scar Crags Causey PikeWifey201624/08/2017
Very hard long day today Robinson, knott Rigg, Ard Crags, Scar Crags & Causey PikeTobo196924/08/2017
From car park just outside Braithwaite.liljonb20/08/2017
Parked up at Stair, walk up to Causey Pike, onto Scar Crags, back to Stair. Weather not too bad. Plenty of people out.GaryG09/08/2017
From Stoney croft farm - split the walk according to the group's need for gradient. Half went ip Rowling End, the other up the valley route. Then over scar cargos and back. Lovely climb with three visitors - Cousins and Aunty!jpitches04/08/2017
Ran up from Braithwaite via Barrow door onto Causey Pike back along the ridge to Scar Crag returned to Braithwaite via Sail Pass & the Force Crag mine road.Stu Percival21/07/2017
with Kris Zoe and MatthewJames Burrows23/04/2017
TWA fell raceLittledave22/04/2017
On a linear from Braithwaite to Buttermere, including Causey Pike, Scar Crags, Crag Hill, Whiteless PikeInez18/04/2017
Nipped out as weather good to bag some more Wainwrights and picked up some Birketts and Synges too. Up onto Barrow, Stile End, Outerside, waded across High Moss and up the path to the col between Scar Crags and Sail, path up to Sail still an eyesore, strange cold winds kept blowing through then disappearing again, very strange, also wafts of warm air coming up from the dark heather on the sunny slopes below, right and up Scar Crags and then the exquisite ridge along to Causey Pike. Quick bite to eat and climbed down Causey and down toward Rowling End. Took a slip on wet slopey grass/mud and ended up on my butt covered in mud. Nice. Over Rowling End and back down to the car. 3 and 1/2 hours. Nice walk.Mark T04/04/2017