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Name:Red Pike (Buttermere)
Hill number:2399
Height:755.3m / 2478ft
Parent (Ma):2381  High Stile [Grey Crag - High Stile]
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries, Calder & Ehen
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 16060 15458
Summit feature:rock 8m NE of cairn
Drop:41.3m
Col:714m  NY 1622 1510  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
(1:25k) OL4S
Observations:cairn is at NY 16054 15453
Survey:Abney level
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From Gatesgarth - Dodd, Red Pike, High Stile, Grey Crags, High Crag, Seat, Haystacks, then the 5 rock bumps circling Blackbeck Tarn. Hot Easter Sunday - ice-cream rewards at Gatesgarth Farm.summitter21/04/2019
With JGCW16/04/2019
From Buttermere to Little Dodd, Starling Dodd and Gale Fell East Top. 17th ascent.IWC11/04/2019
From Geatesgarth Farm with Hiking Manchester: Fleetwith Pike, Green Crag, Hay Stacks, Seat, High Crag, High Stile, Red Pike, Dodd. Bit of cloud and drizzle on Fleetwith Pike, otherwise good visibility and warm temperatures.Lazylizzie30/03/2019
With Paul,Lee and Flash.stephenhughes24/02/2019
Me ste lee and flashPaul Beard24/02/2019
From Dodd with Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave28/10/2018
From Gatesgarth CP (£4 all day) Birketts walk HIG 2. Agree with Clivevilla descent from Red Pike is horrible. Maybe better done in reverse.mart079710/10/2018
Buttermere - Scale Force - Red Pike - High Stile - High Crag - Seat - Buttermeresqueegs29/09/2018
From Buttermere via Scale ForceCyclistno104/08/2018
16th ascent.IWC22/07/2018
From Buttermere. Dodd, Red Pike, High Stile (both tops), High Crag, Seat, Haystacks & Green Crag. Dry and breezy. Summit in low cloud.alistairpooler14/07/2018
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
Out with Monki my geocaching buddy. Made slow work of getting up here, it felt like I had someone else's legs today.pfaffabouters19/05/2018
With MaryChet196207/05/2018
GL3DLittledave07/05/2018
From car parky at Bowness followed Rake Beck to summit of Great Borne. Followed path on to Sarling Dodd, Little Dodd, Red Pike, High Stile, High Crag and Seat. Descent to forest track west of Black Sail Hut and return to car park.raymooremanx21/04/2018
CompletedTilly08/04/2018
Snow and bright thaw by summitSoary7005/04/2018
Up Lincomb Edge from Buttermere with Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. Snow and low cloud.Dangerous Dave31/03/2018
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
Climbed with Walk the Lakes Group invited by Dave Tattum, led by Jes, with about 6 others. Set off from Bowness Knott car park Ennerdale at 09:30 straight up Herdus, steep climb then on to Great Bourne followed by Starling Dodd, Little Dodd and Red Pike returning via the path round the lake by 15:30. A little icy and some snow on the ground but no real need for spikes though they would have been helpful in one or two spots. Temperature about 3 degrees all day.karentracey09/12/2017
Beautiful sunny and freezing day. Did this with Martina Plunkett with a challenging descent. Together with High Stylejonesj219/11/2017
Followed Nuttalls' walk 3.5.lenman05/11/2017
From Gatesgarth. Haystacks, Seat, High Crag, High Stile x 2, Red Pike and Dodd. Horrible descent from Red Pike. cclivevilla23/09/2017
From Buttermere The Rainbow Walk 🌈 Great Borne Starling Dodd The driving rain, gale force wind and nil visibility walk Red Pike High Stile High CragWifey201622/09/2017
Buttermere in the wind & rain Great borne Starling Dodd Red Pike High stile High cragTobo196922/09/2017
ennerdale 2 day with wild campjwbellarby27/08/2017
.massedgadget19/08/2017
Solo walk from Gatescarth - Burtness Wood - Bleaberry Tarn - Dodd - RED PIKE - High Stile - High Crag - Seat - Scarth Gap - Wainwright 102Nutty17/08/2017
Walked from Buttermere, Red Pike, High Stile, High Crag and Hay Stacks.alanm918/07/2017
Ennerdale Horseshoescreeleep10/06/2017
Climbed with Darren Royle on 16.77m Stage 2 of C2C from Ennerdale Bridge to Longthwaite, Borrowdale via High Level Route ascending from Ennerdale. Excellent visibility from summit.pwhitaker_196631/05/2017
Gorgeous Day on the hillsMountainhikes18/05/2017
From High Stilerfoster04/05/2017
Third top reached of the seven found on the Buttermere marathon a 16 mile walk found in the book Walking the Wainwrights by Stuart Marshall, start from Buttermere and park in the free spaces on the Newland hause road.WAYNE ROWLETT01/04/2017
Nic, Gus and AgnesAbiD07/11/2016
Walked with the NLApdhancock01/11/2016
With G. From Gatesgarth > Seat > High Crag > Grey Crag > High Stile > Red Pike > Dodd > GatesgarthRT197002/10/2016
With Wayne and Suzanneecc2511/09/2016
From YHA, to Scale Force onto Blea Crag, Lincomb Edge steady pull up to Red Pike 'great views' along to High Stile & 'Grey Crag' tops down v steep to NE then East to Horse Close, dip the feet in Buttermere, through Burtness Wood to the 'Fish' for a pint. warm & dry, breezy in places.apricorum06/08/2016
From YHA Buttermere, via Scale Force, Blea Crag & Lingcomb Edge, down via The Saddle, v steep, through Burtness Wood to The Fish, aka 'The Swan' for a pint & a then wade in the cool water.leeoohmaknee06/08/2016
Lynn Parkinderek_74430/07/2016
parked car at Gatesgarth Buttermere then walked to Scale Force valley then up to Red Pike then on to High Stile.Bilbar14/07/2016
Alone in the cloud. Great Borne-Starling Dodd-Red Pike from Bowness Knott car park.rattymeister11/07/2016
DHMR Buttermere Horseshoe Fell RaceLittledave25/06/2016
On a backpack - Honister Hause to Buttermere section.Phreerunner24/06/2016
Buttermere - Bleaberry Tarn - Red Pike - High Stile - High Crag - Scarth Gap - Buttermere. On a sunny, clear day.Delta6818/06/2016