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Name:White Pike (Seathwaite)
Hill number:3868
Height:599.5m / 1967ft
Parent (Ma):2634  The Old Man of Coniston [Coniston Old Man]
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Westmorland and Furness
Catchment:Duddon
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:SD 24915 95571
Summit feature:rock 10m NNE of cairn
Drop:14.3m
Col:585.2m  SD 2511 9569  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96
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Survey:Abney level
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From Walna Scar carpark: Walna Scar, White Maiden, White Pike, Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag, Swirl How and Black Sails. Every season in a day- sun, cold winds and even a flurry of snow. Sunday lunch in the Sun Inn afterwards.Lazylizzie28/04/2024
Climbed with sam and erniestuduncan21/04/2024
A big day of 9 tops, parking at Broughton Moor Forest SD25699. Access issues reported by previous bagger seem to have subsided, no issues. The Hawk, The Knott, Lag Bank, Walna Scar, White Maiden, White Pike, High Pike Haw, Banks, Bracelet Moor. 25kms, 6 hours moving.Alfa1M24/02/2024
A clear path from the Walna Scar summitHirta30/11/2023
Coniston loop. Wetherlam, Black Sails, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friars, Brim Fell, Old Man, Dow Crag, Walna Scar, White Pike, White Maiden. Just over 7 hours in warm sun. Great day.Longwojo13/05/2023
Great Lakeland 3 Dayeremily29/04/2023
Walna Scar, White Pike, White Maiden, Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag, Brim Fell, The Old Man of Coniston and the Bell. Epic dayteamnaughtyfamjam19/11/2022
From Walna Scar road. Walna Scar, White Pike, White Maiden, Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag, Brim Fell, Old Man Of Coniston and the Bell.alunrees4019/11/2022
With Tony in drizzle from Seathwaite along to Caw etcHardenC25/09/2022
The classic Coniston Round, but including a few not previously climbed Birketts and Synges, and including a new ridge down off Wetherlam. Starting point at Fell Gate is now a Pay + Display car park (£8 for the day). 18 summits topped during the day, order of ascent: Walna Scar, White Pike, White Maiden, Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag, Coniston Old Man, Brim Fell, Little How Crags, Great How, Grey Friar, Great Carrs, Swirl How, Wetherlam, Black Sails, Erin Crag, Kennel Crag, The Bell. 25.5km with 1500m ascent taking 9 hours.silverwolf_alan21/09/2022
With Sue from Tranearth (SMC hut stay) Walna Scar tract to coll, summit Walna Scar, White Maiden and White Pike when joined for rest of walk with DM after his run. Returned by NW decent of White Pike and Woods back to Torver. Sunny and chilly wind.Frank18/06/2022
Revisit with PeteDave Geere06/03/2022
Walk from Torver. Took path to Walna Scar Road to reach ridge, then climb in windy conditions to Brown Pike and on to Buck Pike. Return along ridge and then on to Walna Scar, White Maiden, and White Pike. Returned short way along ridge before descending E and climbing High Peak Haw (impressive small hill) and return to Torver.RobertP03/01/2022
On circular walk with C from Seathwaite via Caw, Pikes and Green Pikes. Steeply up from BW to west. Onto White Maiden and Walna Scar.PeterD28/12/2021
Circuit of OF & Birketts from SeathwaiteAjm031020/09/2021
On circular walk last summit White Maiden. Virtual white-out so used wall from White Maiden to navigate and then map and compass. Can't really describe summit since there was only about 5m vis. Next summit Brown Pike - cross country.Meanderer18/09/2021
With CathyS. From Walna Scar Road car park.masmith29/09/2020
(Walkers with) Kev Mountcastle, Briony Farr, Torun Mcmoran (Start/Parking point) Coniston Hall - Little Arrow - Homestead Quarry - Walna Scar Road - Walna Scar - White Maiden - White Pike - Natty Bridge - Broughton Moor - Torver - Coniston Hall.redbob11/07/2020
Birkett 3 RevisitDave Geere20/06/2020
Parking for 4-5 cars at W end of Walna Scar Road - through the gate (SD 2395 9681). Took the road up to SD 2502 9629, then direct line to hill top. On to White Maiden -> Walna Scar -> Brown Pike -> Buck Pike -> Dow Crag -> Brim Fell (penultimate Cumbrian hill on Hill-bagging). Just Coniston OM left for another day. Took a fairly direct line back to car; after descending to Goat's Hawse, contoured round Dow Crag, across Seathwaite Fells and through a gate at SD 2449 9673 to rejoin Walna Scar Rd.jonglew15/12/2019
With Jonny, Nathan and Chris. Dropping a car in Tiberthwaite, we walked up Yewdale Beck and into Dry Cove Bottom. Up onto Weathelam Edge, the veiws kicked in, and the wind picked up. Nice almost scramble upto Weatherlam. Then along the Black Sails, and another fun step up to Swirl How. We then walked along the ridge to Brim Fell and the Old Man. Turning back on ourselves, we went along the Dow Crag ridge (new fav) along Buck, Brown Pike, then down and along to Walna scar and White Maiden, before dropping back into Torver for food and well needed sleep. 8hr20mins (5hr19min): 20.3km; 1437mByronHaywood14/09/2019
Birkett`s route Dow 1 from parking area at fell gate on the Walma Scar Road. Great circuit with great views.mart079713/08/2019
Loop with Neve and Andy: Old Man, Dow Crag, Buck Pike, Brown Pike, White Pike, White Maiden, Walna Scar.peter_tun03/08/2019
From the car parking area on the Seathwaite end of the Walna Scar Road. Taking in Walna Scar, White Maiden and White Pike, with a lazy meander back down through the old quarry workings.Shutterlag03/06/2019
From Hummer Lane for a round of White Pike, Green Pikes, Pikes, Caw, Brock Barrow, Fox Haw, Raven's Crag, The Knott and Yew Bank.rhalstead19/04/2019
Pre-dawn walk from Coniston up the Walna Scar road. ChillyGary Heath03/01/2019
Fell Racetomd411/08/2018
R K Turner FR Richard Tait11/08/2018
From Scarr Head, ascend via Goat Water; warm day, walking alone, with the odd bit of downhill jogging! Walk time 4h10m. Dow Crag - Buck Pike - Brown Pike - Walna Scar - White Pike - White Maiden - High Pike Haw - Banksstevem7605/06/2018
From Fell Gate CP. Up the Walna Scar Road to Walna Scar, along a ridge of springy grass to Maiden Pike and White Maiden, by ramps down Dropping Crag to the wonderful perch atop High Pike Haw and back via the quarry lake with its waterfall near Torver Beck.Nick Down110/05/2018
A walk up the Walna Scar from Duddon ValleyHavenchris21/04/2018
Walna scar carpark walnascar white maiden white pike then onto ridge, but k pike dow crag then the old man.AvidSockWearer10/03/2018
from walna scar cp, no views today, everything leakedbardolph08/02/2018
Coniston fell gate - Walna Scar - WHITE PIKE - White Maiden - High Pike Haw. With David. Lovely sunny day, great views of Scafell range.citygent29/10/2017
Buffeted by wind so quickly admired view then turned around.Peak Rambler03/10/2017
WOs 34; Bs 24,25 and 26. A Birkett day so Joyce didn't come as we had already done Walna Scar as a Nuttall. Up Walna Scar road from Turner Farm campsite to the pass with lots of cyclists. Sun and cloud with good views. Quickly up and back to Buck Pike and Brown Pike in case I'd missed summits descending from Dow Crag in 2012, then over Walna Scar and White Maiden to White Pike and straight down via quarry. Started to rain as I reached campsite.BURGESS23/07/2017
From Seathwaite. Parking area on Walna Scar Road, just beyond road gate at 239968 (Space for about 6 cars) Up Walna Scar Road to point where road passes over a small stream (248964) S. up faint path to gate in wall & then up wide grass track to remains of quarry buildings Skirted N. edge of quarry & then an easy ascent over short grass to the summit rock. (S)gerrybowes20/07/2017
With Sue, Paul and Pam on a wet day from the end of the Walna Scar roadPhreerunner18/03/2017
From White Maiden and back.Wycombe Wanderer14/01/2017
cj bw Elishachrisj196526/12/2016
Headed over here from White Maiden and then back down the Walna Scar Road and down to Torver. Lots of ill equipped walkers heading for the Coniston Fells today.Walker Dan22/10/2016
R R Turner FR Richard Tait13/08/2016
Sue and SMCFrank20/06/2016
Parked on road near Torver, Goat's Water, Dow Crag, Buck Pike, Brown Pike, Walna Scar, White Maiden, White Pike.Fell_wanderer14/06/2016
wetherlam, black sails, swirl how, great carrs,little carrs, hell gile pike, grey friar, great how crags, little how crags,brim fell,dow crag,buck pike,brown pike,walna scar,white pike, white maiden ACW from walna scar cp at 289970robertphillips23/04/2016
Circular walk from Torver on pleasant Spring day-Bleathwaite Pasture-White Pike(Seathwaite)-White Maiden-High Pike Haw.With Oscar and Catman.rosiebridge20/03/2016
With Oscar and Bridget.catman20/03/2016
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie20/03/2016
Solo. Cloud lifted as I arrived. Well worth the there and back from the Walna Scar Road. Best of the three peaks on that side.Aimless Rambler13/03/2016
Ascent from Walna Scar Road (parked 1 mile up just through the gate). Went to White Peak first thinking it was White Maiden then ascended White Maiden then up the ridge to Dow Crag and down past Goat Tarn. Great road by Goat Tarn. Really high winds. Out with GFEFionalevey28/01/2016