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Name:Great Sca Fell
Hill number:2338
Height:651m / 2136ft
Parent (Ma):2328  Knott
RHB Section:34A: Lake District - Northern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Triples, Catchment Boundaries, Derwent (Workington), Ellen, Eden (Carlisle)
Watershed:Solway Firth
Class:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis,
Bridge, Deleted Nuttall
(W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg,xN)
Grid ref:NY 29137 33900
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:13m
Col:638m  NY292335  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4N
Observations:ground within 5m radius of similar height; cairn built since Wainwright volume was published
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 872 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Trip up to North Lakes staying at Overwater. Quick dash around Back O skidda. OK weather ut windy and cold for August.Mountainhikes15/08/2019
Fellside RaceDave Sargent25/07/2019
With Janet.GordyH16/06/2019
SoloSimonK25/05/2019
Parked in OverwaterWMW3122/04/2019
Little Sca Fell, Great Sca Fell, from Longlandsborderterrier01/04/2019
From Longlands via Meal Fell on way to Knott.NormanW27/02/2019
With Sue, MVW start layby Longlands,via Lowthwaite Fell West Top, Longlands , Lowthwaite Fell, Brea Fell. Little Sca Fell, Great Sca Fell, Meal Fell, Great Cockup. Return to start. Windy again but fine chilly but often warm and sunny day.Frank21/02/2019
With hb; From Green Head along lane then bridleway to Longlands Fell, over Lowthwaite Fell onto Little Sca Fell and Great Sca Fell. Returned over Brae Fell to car at Green Head.Ian Baines13/02/2019
With Manchester Hiking. From Overwater carpark: Little Cockup, Great Cockup, Meal Fell, Great Sca Fell, Knott, Little Sca Fell, Brae Fell, Lowthwaite Fell and Longlands Fell. Mostly mild January day, but bitter winds on the tops. Great coffee and cake in Mae's coffee afterwards.Lazylizzie05/01/2019
Fell run from Peter House Farm Great Cockup - Meal Fell - Brae Fell - Great Sca Fell - Knott - Great Calva - Bakestall with Ben, James, Rosie and RoyJonathanConey31/12/2018
Headed up from Brae fell easy path to follow on this round. With Richie Faye and Mr Diego.Zoe Little24/11/2018
Parked up at Longlands. Walk up Longlands Fell, on up to Great Sca Fell, up to Knott, back to Brae Fell then back down to the car. Bit of a chilly breeze blowing but clear and sunny with not a cloud in the sky. Good day out.GaryG18/11/2018
Over Water > Orthwaite Bank > Little Cockup > Great Cockup > Trusamadoor > Meal Fell > Great Scafell > Little Scafell > Brae Fell > Lowethwaite Fell > Longlands Fell > Over Water. Only dry part of the Lakes, over cast with the odd burst of sunshine. Just Me and H.johnkaysleftleg04/11/2018
Caldbeck Fells x6Nicky11/10/2018
With U3Aian499304/10/2018
Parked at Longlands walked up the Trusmador to Great Cock Up, Meal Fell, Great Sca Fell, Brae Fell & Longlands Fell.Stu Percival01/10/2018
from knottbengrant6630/09/2018
from meal fellbengrant6629/09/2018
Magnificent panoramic views over the Solway Firth.Peak Rambler24/09/2018
Little Lingy Hill, Knott, Great Sca Fell, Meal Fell, Great Cockup, Orthwaite Bankkeithouk02/09/2018
with Kris, parked at Longlands for free. Longlands, Brae, Little Sca fell, Great Sca fell, Knott, Meal fell, Great cockup 3hr 40misJames Burrows31/07/2018
With JGCW17/07/2018
With Olwyn. From Knott.Trevolw06/06/2018
NicNicola & Stuart27/05/2018
With BRAY, ORMEROD, HOWARTH & GARDNER.MGT6716/05/2018
Parked at Peter House Farm, Cumbria Way, Dash Falls, Little Calva, Great Calva, Knott, Great Sca Fell, Little Sca Fell, Brae Fell, Meal Fell, Great Cockup, Little Cockup, Orthwaite Bank. First half of walk was sunny and warm with excellent views, before it became a bit misty over the higher summits. 20 Wainwrights to go.Fell_wanderer19/04/2018
After a lunch break on Little Sca Fell, during which time all views of Brae fell and Great Sca Fell all but disappeared into the clouds, we arrived at Great Sca Fell.apshepherd08/04/2018
Walk from Longlands up Great Cockup, Meal Fell, Great Sca Fell and Knott, returning via Braefell. Walking in low cloud most of the time and no views or photo opportunities. However although there was still snow on the ground the going underfooot was mostly pretty good. Light rain and wind from time to time and managed to get to the pub in Caldbeck before the forecasted heavy rain arrivedPhilip A03/04/2018
Cockermouth trip, with Richard & Nickrichardsun28/01/2018
christopherpenningto24/01/2018
With LynfaRob Pen y Garn07/01/2018
With RobLynfa Penygarn07/01/2018
Longlands Fell, Lowthwaite Fell, Little Sca Fell, Great Sca Fell, Meal Fell, Trusmadoor in the snow.jonesthesteam16/12/2017
From Meal FellCyclistno101/11/2017
From Meal Fell. Finding it hard going now and feeling a bit sick from a pie half an hour ago. Should've used my poles. On to Little Sca Fell.Wycombe Wanderer02/09/2017
From Brae fell headed to Great sca fell avoiding the Gills and Gullys. by this point willies would have come in handy.Scotty 2 Hotty05/08/2017
From Longlands Bridge: Part of final round to finish off Northern Fellsjpitches31/07/2017
From Meal Fell. A great view over Carrock Fell to the Pennines beyond. Onto Little Sca Fell.James McKnight29/07/2017
Circuit from Green Head taking in Longlands Fell, Lowthwaite Fell, Great & Little Sca Fells and Brae Fell. Sunny but cool.milimana03/07/2017
1. Binsey 2. Bakestall 3. Great Cockup 4. Meal Fell 5. Great Sca Fell 6. Brae Fell 7. Longlands FellStu Percival26/06/2017
From Longlands, Uldale Longlands Fell Brae Fell Little Sca Fell Great Sca Fell Meal Fell Great CockupWifey201615/06/2017
Today a windy walk around Longlands fell, up to Brae Fell, Great Cockup, Meal Fell and finally up Great CockupTobo196915/06/2017
From Longlands Felldavidsharpe2327/05/2017
from Meal Felldavidsharpe2322/04/2017
In the clouds #4 of 214.potatohead20/04/2017
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran (Parking/start point) Longlands - Longlands Fell - Lowthwaite Fell - Brae Fell - Little Sca Fell - Great Sca Fell - Knott - Meal Fell - Great Cockup - Longlands.redbob20/04/2017
Bassenthwaite - Bassenthwaite Hill - Orthwaite Bank - couldn't find Little Cockup in the mist! - Great Cockup - Meal Fell - Little Sca Fell - Great Sca Fell - Frozen Fell - Burn Tod - Knott - Coomb Height - Little Lingy Hill - Iron Crag - High Pike - Round Knott - Carrock Fell - road.Mark Jackson12/04/2017
From Fell Side: Brae Fell, Little Sca Fell, Great Sca Fell, Knott, High Pike.lenman09/04/2017
Great 11 mile walk from parking area near Peter House farm, along country lane for a few miles and up onto Longlands Fell, Lowthwaite Fell, Great Sca Fell, Knott and Great Calva, back down by lovely Whitewater Dash to car, perfectly clear and sunny, not a cloud in the sky, had views far into the Southern Uplands towards Criffel, Cairnsmore of Fleet, Merrick, Corserine, Cairnsmore of Carsphairn, Queensberry, Hart Fell, White Coomb, Ettrick Pen and maybe even The Cheviot! Still a lot of deep snow on Knott and the higher fells around, a great walk for a Sunday in the Lake District avoiding the crowds, only saw about 15 people all day, drove to and bagged Binsey afterwards.DanTrig26/03/2017