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Name:Wansfell Pike
Hill number:3839
Height:484.3m / 1589ft
Parent (Ma):2540  Stony Cove Pike [Caudale Moor]
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Tump (400-499m), Birkett, Synge
Grid ref:NY 39416 04169
Summit feature:outcrop 6m S of fence
Col:453.5m  NY 4004 0465  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:not the outcrop further from the fence
Survey:Abney level/Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Wansfell Pike.pdf
Comments:col at NY 4015 0483 is 0.6m higher and col at NY 3969 0437 is 1.3m higher
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 627 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Harmony's second hill with me without assistanceGaynorSeymour29/07/2020
Waterhead - Wansfell Pike - Wansfell, returning same way.Mark Jackson23/07/2020
With Sail & Alfie. Walked up Nanny Lane from Troutbeck.Dangerous Dave21/07/2020
From Troutbeck via Nanny Lane.bevandy11418/06/2020
Nick Canute19/03/2020
Ambleside to Troutbeckhill_walker11/03/2020
andy elliott08/03/2020
Departed from Ambleside YH in the evening to suss out the woods below Wansfell and the open ground above the woods for a BMC Nav event the next w/e.JK07/03/2020
ALHEJ Wilkins07/12/2019
With boyswinterwalker02/11/2019
The Good Samaritangavopeo09/09/2019
Traverse from Ambleside to Troutbeck, busy hill to the west, pleasantly quiet to the eastColin Crawford07/09/2019
A nice yomp up from Ambleside and over to TroutbeckEggletina01/07/2019
Climbed as part of Lakeland 5 Passes race (and previously)Jim T15/06/2019
The Parkers15/06/2019
Up from AmblesideMrChris198031/05/2019
With JB DB ZB and Raisin. From Blue Hill woods.always_more_up11/04/2019
Solo. Parked car just off A592 on the lane between Church Bridge and Church. Public footpath to Troutbeck, then Nanny Lane. Wansfell Pike, Baystones Wainwright and Baystones summit.ADT29/03/2019
The Dales06/03/2019
With Sue from Ambleside. Wansfell Pike via road at Waterhead and Skelghyll woods direct to summit then Baystones tops. Some very deep snow around making it interesting. Return via green lane and Mortal Man then main path to Jenkins Crag and path to Waterhead in dark.Frank31/01/2019
Ambleside via Stockghyll Wansfell Pike,Baystones return by Robin Lane 8 and a bit.jocks104/01/2019
ALHEJ Wilkins09/12/2018
NB & FRVin27/11/2018
From Church Bridge with MVW and FR Walked up through Troutbeck, Up Nanny Lane cross the Hundreds to Dod Hill then the 2 Baystones tops and on to Wansfell Pike. Returned via Ambleside, Jenkins Crag and Robin Lane.Bheinn27/11/2018
With MVW and NB from Church Bridge to Dod Hill, Baystones tops and on to Wansfell Pike. Returned via Ambleside, Jenkins Crag and Robin Lane. Windy and very wet.Frank27/11/2018
Grandsire, Cleabarrow Hill, School Knott, Orrest Head, Troutbeck Tongue, Baystones, Wansfell Pikekeithouk11/11/2018
With JGCW06/11/2018
With Christine.tallblond12/10/2018