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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
Grid ref:NY 16060 15458
Summit feature:rock 8m NE of cairn
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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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1327 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Gatesgarth, via Seat, High Crag and High Stile - unbelievable weather (in a good sense).garyhoney31/12/2019
Jill Robertson03/11/2019
On the route from Ennerdale to Buttermere with Dusty, Jules &Jill fantastic viewsGrey Hare18/10/2019
From NT CP Buttermere with FR, Via Scales beck. Red Pike, High Stile, Grey Crag, High Crag, SeatBheinn08/10/2019
With NB rom NT CP Buttermere, Via Scales beck. Red Pike, High Stile, Grey Crag, High Crag, Seat return along lakeside. Good weather.Frank08/10/2019
After Dodd decided I could easily manage Red Pike. Climbing up ,not too bad but descending, horrendous! Slipped and set off a mini avalanche. Consider myself lucky just to be ingrained with red dust. Unpleasantly steep, wet steps down Sour Milk Gill.Peak Rambler09/09/2019
C2CKatbus 2709/09/2019
Backpacking. Path near scale force eroded. Walked around crummock water to bottom of grasmoor. Last day backpacking 11 miles. Sore musclesAdventurers526/08/2019
From Buttermere. Failed to scramble up Sourmilk Gill, so took path up on to ridge, via Dodd up to Red Pike, then along and descended Scarth Gap Pass.welshyboyo26/08/2019
Bank holiday Saturday- Boiling hot temperatures, and no clouds in the sky. Up the ridge of red pike, high stile, high crag and down by buttermere. Great viewsJoel45124/08/2019
Dave McG12/08/2019
T J STRIKE05/08/2019
Started & finished at YHA Black SailAJWSmith02/08/2019
Honister - Fleetwith Pike - Haystacks - High Crag - High Stile - Red Pike - Starling Dodd - Great Borne - Ennerdale - Caw Fell - Haycock (wild camp)twg2728/06/2019
From Starling Dodd. 3rd summit of the day following Stuart Marshall's Buttermere Marathon route. No problems.NorthernWayfarer22/06/2019
Ascended from Dodd up to Red Pike. Path unclear at the start and a bit steep but found it before Dodd. With Richie and MB.Zoe Little01/06/2019
From ButtermereWeather Prophet15/05/2019
Ascended from buttermere to the tarn, up red pike and the along the ridge to Starling Dodd. The down via Scala Force and along bottom of the lake back to Buttermere. 12km.stodd09/05/2019
ALHEJ Wilkins06/05/2019
andy elliott05/05/2019
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
Lovely weather. Ascent from Buttermere village via Scale Bridge, Burtness Wood, Bleaberry Tarn and The Saddle. Walked on from the summit along the ridge above Chapel Crags to High Stile. Olwyn and TrevorTrevolw17/04/2019
With JGCW16/04/2019
From Buttermere to Little Dodd, Starling Dodd and Gale Fell East Top. 17th ascent.IWC11/04/2019
little al06/04/2019
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
dave g03/01/2019
From Dodd with Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave28/10/2018