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Name:Scout Scar (Wainwright summit)
Hill number:2692
Height:233m / 764ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Kent
Class:Wainwright Outlying Fell
(WO)
Grid ref:SD 48663 91982
Summit feature:shelter incorporating viewfinder
Drop:3m
Col:230m  SD486920  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 97
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:highest point of fell (hill 5296) is 270m N at SD 48678 92250; trig point 650m S at SD 48744 91319 is c 3m lower
Survey:Abney level
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From the Wheatsheaf Inn, Brigsteer, after lunch there. Walked north along the Scar with DB, BC and RP. Onwards to the HuMP summit.marktrengove14/11/2018
With Rosaidh, Dad and LunaBigNick03/11/2018
With Nick and John. Excellent views for a short walk.Rosaidh03/11/2018
Scout Scar car park in the old quarry, Cunswick Scar, Scout Scar, Scout Scar Wainwright and back to car park on a beautiful october afternoon.Chipstertrain15/10/2018
Scout Scar and Cunswick Scar from Scout Scar car park. Very pleasant stroll.ijpowell21/07/2018
Can see why Wainwright preferred this point. GPS gave me the same elevation as the tump. Nice spot.jonglew06/07/2018
From Sizergh Castle on sixteen mile loop.SS23/06/2018
Sneaked it in aftewr a long day on the Bannisdale Horse Shoe.Shutterlag21/06/2018
Walk with MK before she watched Royal Wedding.Nab Scar19/05/2018
From Scout Scar car parkAjm031023/03/2018
from scout scar car park solo in mist quick fell to knock off on a day not fit for the high fellscolinfielding24/10/2017
AW's outliers last top of three today setting off from Scout scar car park on the Underbarrow road on a 17 mile walk taking in Cunswick scar, Whitbarrow - Lords seat and Scout scar.WAYNE ROWLETT05/08/2017
WOs 60,61 and 62; Bs 61. Decided to leave the Shap fells until next year so drove round from Pooley Bridge to finish those around Kendal and Windermere, going straight up and back Knipescar, Cunswick Scar and Scout Scar. Showery and threatening with a strong, cold wind so did all three out and back by the shortest route.BURGESS03/08/2017
Scout Scar and Cunswick Scar - circular walk from car park.janey.m28/07/2017
4th ascent - on a long walk round the Kendal skylineIWC08/07/2017
Wainwright top bagged after visiting the summit of the Tump. Walk continued to Cunswick Scar. With ST, JT and HT.Sprog01/07/2017
Dave Askew's 60th birthday walk. And previous visits.Phreerunner04/06/2017
KeithByTheC10/05/2017
11/12 Great walk on sunny day with snow at height (Nab Scar/Heron Pike (Rydal)/Heron Pike North Top (Rydal Fell)/Great Rigg/Fairfield/Hart Crag/Dove Crag/High Pike (Scandale)/Low Pike/Scout Scar/Scout Scar (Wainwright Summit)/Arndale Knott)Fergalh25/03/2017
Scout Scar (Wainwright summit), Scout Scar, Cunswick Scar and Kendal Fell. Nice day if a touch windy!!Alunrees3313/02/2017
Bagging the nearby trig.BigJ10/07/2016
Circular walk from Levens. Heavy rain with limited visibility.Fell_wanderer09/07/2016
On Wainwright's Way walk.Nick Caunt15/05/2016
from Brigsteerdavidsharpe2317/04/2016
Here for the trigpoint but would have passed this on the way. Lovely trig and the mushroom is well worth a look too.thejackrustles01/04/2016
Scout Scar, Scout Scar, Cunswick Scarkeithouk28/03/2016
A brief stroll from the hump. Nice hill.jenx01/03/2016
Repeat w Jenx on first day of Spring. Easy w Hump from CP to Northnordicstar01/03/2016
a great idea for a shelter, back to the car over cunswickbardolph12/02/2016
Parked at 489924 with GB. A short walk south to the viewpoint before heading to the 'hump' northwards. Great views in good weather.bolton12/11/2015
Parked at Scout Scar car park on Underbarrow Road. A very pleasant short walk to the shelter and viewfinder. Excellent view of the Kent estuary. Visited Scout Scar summit on way back to car park. (PM)gerrybowes12/11/2015
Short walk from the car park to the northdavidpettit8405/09/2015
walkedTobo196901/07/2015
Poor weather dog walk. Met Dave & SueJim Cooper28/03/2015
From Sizergh to Cunswick Scar and back via Underbarrow. Amazing views of white Lake DistrictNorthender04/02/2015
With Pete - unsure of exact dateRiver-Girl01/01/2015
From car park, Scout Scar tops and Cunswick Scar.rhalstead27/12/2014
With Andy - Cunswick Scar / Scout Scar walk from KendalCrib Goch13/12/2014
I run round the Mushroom with Dell at least once a dayfellrunner28/10/2014
From Scout Scar Car park. Scout Scar and Cunswick Scar.AlunRees3111/10/2014
From Kendal. With Stephen, David, John & several others.ADT06/09/2014
First Wainwright of any sort. Pleasant enough. On to trig.agentmancuso19/07/2014
With wendy. Cold, windy but sunnycitysyd21/02/2014
Done with Richard T together with Cunswick Scarfalunty30/01/2014
Sunny morning with KatyGeorge Thompson14/01/2014
with G with Cunswick ScarKatyT14/01/2014
Scout Scar - Scout Scar (Wainwright summit)ronaldo33317/08/2013
Fathers day out with Nathaniel and Jessica. From Scout Scar Car Park (5/50)Dave16/06/2013
With Daddy and Nathaniel, after Cunswick ScarJess16/06/2013
With Gillian, Geoff & Janeadrianturner31/12/2012