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Name:Great End
Hill number:2364
Height:909.5m / 2984ft
Parent (Ma):2359  Scafell Pike
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Triples, Catchment Boundaries, Derwent (Workington), Esk (Ravenglass), Irt
Watershed:St Bees Head to Ravenscar
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 22672 08385
Summit feature:cairn on outcrop
Drop:56.1m
Col:853.4m  NY 2257 0802  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Observations:cairn 160m W at NY 22532 08465 is c 1m lower
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1166 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
BGR.neilblair35314/07/2019
me n nockwhiteuss06/07/2019
Climbed with Team HCD (Andy, Emily, Forrest, Ian, Stewart, Rachel, Adam and Mick) on route to Scafell Pike from Seathwaite.dhbond06/07/2019
From Rossett Gill via Angle TarnCyclistno115/06/2019
Day's walking with Dave M, Chris & Susan in fine weather; circular route from Wasdale Head, via Sty Head & Brown Band, then onto the Crags, and Scafell Pike, returning around Lingmell.barnz4810/06/2019
Nic & BobNicola & Stuart09/06/2019
With JGCW21/05/2019
With Seathwaite and Allen CragsNicky13/05/2019
Heading up to my event on Scafell Pike from dungeon Ghyll up the Langdale valley to Angle Tarn, Allen Crags, Esk Hause, Great End, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike then down Via Rossett pike and stake pass back down the valley then upto Blea tarn and Side Pike covering 19 miles.AvidSockWearer28/04/2019
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
Good Friday circuit of Borrowdale Fells from Seathwaite, though had to park courteously over a half-mile before due to so many other visitors, even at 09:30! Styhead Path onto Seathwaite Fell (Wainwright) via Aaron Crags. Then on to Seathwaite Fell - Great Slack and South Top. From Sprinkling Tarn up on to Great End via Esk Hause, then on to Esk Pike. Next on to Allen Crags, then the long walk over High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top and Looking Steads to reach Glaramara. Finally, descended via Thornythwaite Fell and walked back round via Seatoller. Magnificent hike and sunny throughout - Great End was the only one of the five Wainwrights I'd previously climbed.mavero1019/04/2019
Seathwaite > Seathwaite Fell(wainwright top) > Seathwaite fell > Seathwaite Fell (South top) > Corridor Route > Round How > Lambfoot Dub > Great End > Seathwaite Just me and H, stunning day, couldn't ask for better. N.B. Ascended Great End via the Coire to the East South East of Lambfoot Dub, Took the option on the left for final ascent.johnkaysleftleg10/04/2019
me ste lee and flashPaul Beard23/12/2018
With Paul Flash and Leestephenhughes23/12/2018
JNR recce, took longer gentler curve down to sty headrichardrosser10/10/2018
Seathwaite, Glaramara, SH721, Allen Crags, Rossett Pike, Bowfell, Great End, Lingmell Crag, Seathwaite Fell, Seathwaite.PGCE01/10/2018
Our last Wainwright on an absolutely glorious sunny day, now wind, very few clouds and visibilty for miles.Climbed from Seathwaite Farm (plenty of available roadside parking at 7:45am). Stockley Bridge then East bank of Styhead Gill to Sty Head. Onwards to Sprinkling Tarn, Esk Hause, Calf Cove then NE to Summit. The actual summit was quickly appropriated by a pair of walkers who parked their backsides to have lunch thereby putting off other arriving walkers to take photos at the top. How I hate summit sitters. When we approached they were non to keen to allow access. Why can@t they reach the top, take pictures and buzz off a few yards away to eat?Grasmoor28/09/2018
Ascent 24IWC14/08/2018
Seatoller car park to Seathwaite via Thorneythwaite Farm and ascent of Base Brown via Sour Milk Gill. Descend to Styhead Gill and on to Styhead Tarn and Sprinkling Tarn. Out to Seathwaite Fell. Ascent to Esk Hause and on to Great End. Return to Esk Hause, and on to Allen Crags and Glaramara. Descent via Raven Crag, Thornythwaite Fell and Comb Gill to Seatoller.raymooremanx30/06/2018
Annual company hiketsar.nathan30/06/2018
10PLittledave23/06/2018
10PLittledave22/06/2018
Nice early start at Tarn at Leaves. Chose a contoury route to skirt Rosthwaite Fell and Glaramara to Allen Crags. After a break at Esk Hause in the Shelter before going up to Great End. Hunted around for the cairn which wasn't at the highest point. Great views around in and out of the mist. Dropped back down via the col to Esk Hause, up to Esk Pike dropping off down to Angle Tarn. Rossett Pike, returning via the Langstrath Valley.Butty09/06/2018
Recce for second half of Lakes 10 peaks.Mountainhikes20/05/2018
ODG--The band--Bowfell--Esk Pike--Great End--Angle tarn--Rossett Gyhll--ODG--Nice sunny day.electricratman20/05/2018
Lingmell, Middleboot Knotts, Round How, Great End, Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike from Wasdale Lakeside car park.lenman13/05/2018
From seathwaithe: seathwaithe fell, great end, ill crag, broad crag, allen crags, red beck top, glaramara, dove nest, Bessy boot. Solo, didn't rain, visibility good in general (clouds above around 700m).axoree24/03/2018
Winter climb , Central gully left hand side .michael25/02/2018
Clear + Snowy + Blue skies. Fun to go up directish weaving between gulliesdavechaffey28/12/2017
White Stones, Bowfell, Esk Pike, Great Endkeithouk03/12/2017
good dayhikester03/12/2017
Ten Peaks recce. Parked at Legburthwaithe ran to Swirls car park, Helvellyn, Wythburn, The Bog, High Raise, Martcrag Moor, Rosset Pike, Bowfell via Hanging Knotts Crag, Esk Pike, Great End, Sca Fell Pike dropped down the Corridor Route to Styhead Tarn, Stockley Gill Bridge to the YHA at Borrowdale.Stu Percival19/11/2017
clear start in the valley, mist rolled in across the morning with a fine rain. sheltered and sandwiched in a crevice. With ged graygb06/11/2017
Great End. Great Adventure. Great MemoriesWifey201620/10/2017
214 completed in 214 days whoop whoopTobo196920/10/2017
Seathwaite, corridor route, scafell pike, broad crag, great end, back to seathwaite with Jack 8 1/2 hours.redmuunk22/08/2017
From Brackenclose over Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Green Gable, Brandreth, Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Base Brown, Glaramara, Allan Crags, Great End, Broad Crag, Lingmell and back to Brackenclose. 23rd ascentIWC21/08/2017
Came up from Old Dungeon Ghyll via Angle Tarn and Esk Hause. Was in the clag on approach to the summit having to follow the cairns that were only visible one at a time. Cloud began to lift just as I hit the summit giving me glimpses of the view but not the full view.NorthernWayfarer09/07/2017
Stormed up Scafell Pike, dodging the masses. The weather was closing in by the time we got to the top. No time for pics or to touch the summit cairn, off down the annoyingly rocky ridge towards Great End. By the time we reached the summit it was completely foggy, windy and cold. Al's shorts didn't look such a good bet now (K had done a striptease on the way and was now in long trousers). But joy of joys, there was a shelter at the top and no one there but us. We huddled together and cracked open the champers. Hurrah! 214 down...very happy. SF was with us. Got completely soaked on the way down via Sprinkling Tarn but that didn't matter. It was a Great End.AlanDStewart01/07/2017
Last hill of the afternoon on my birthday walk. Clare & Eire missed this one out. With Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave17/06/2017
12.4 mile walk 7 fells in very changeable weather. We walked from car park at end of Langdale, climbed The Band up onto Bowfell, had brief glimpses of the view when cloud cleared, along lovely path to Esk Pike in full sun, down to Esk Hause and back up and along to Ill Crag (Weather closing in again), climbed Broad Crag in full cloud, back along to Great End in sun, back down to Esk Hause and up to Allen Crags (full thick cloud), then followed path down as cloud completely cleared, passed lovely Angle Tarn in full sun and bagged Rossett Pike, then back down to Langdale.DanTrig17/06/2017
Cumbrian Traverse - Broughton Mills to KeswickIWC16/06/2017
On English 3000s walk (Keswick-Skiddaw-Hellvellyn-Scafell Pike-Seatoller). Visibility very poor; took forever to find the summit in the fog.aucuparia13/06/2017
Walk with Mark W from Seathwaite up to Seathwaite Fell via Stockley Bridge scrambling up the northern slopes of Great End from Sprinkling Tarn then climbing up Allen Crags, Glaramara and Bessyboot returning via Thornthwaite farmPhilip A18/05/2017
Short detour to re-bag on way down from Scafell to Esk Hause. Visited both cairns as the one to the west certainly looks higher even though it is supposedly 1m lower - it is also worth it as it is a better viewpoint than the official top. Back down to the car at Seathwaite before heading off for keswick for a Hungarian Goulash and pint in the excellent Dog & Gun.Hillsidenick09/05/2017
Walked from Seathwaite up Grains Gill then onto Great End, Esk pike, Allen Crags and Glaramara, back to Seathwaite via Hind Gill.alanm901/05/2017
GL3DLittledave27/04/2017
My final one ! Awesome journey - just less than 3 years to complete - with Dave, Clarky, Wendy, Helen and Johnk973aren22/04/2017
Ascent on the way back to Borrow DaleLavvaf7618/04/2017
Sunny, but cold and windy.Winterfloodian26/01/2017