Name:Cofa Pike
Hill number:3813
Height:823m / 2700ft
Parent (Ma):2521  Fairfield
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Westmorland and Furness
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 35865 12073
Summit feature:small cairn on rock outcrop
Drop:13m
Col:810m  NY358120  
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Day 27/40 of my Wainwright Challenge linking all 214 Wainwrights in one walk taking 40 days to mark my 70th Birthday. Today, with Catherine tackling the northern horseshoe up Fairfield around Deepdale from Patterdale, visiting Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop above How, and Gale Crag. Lowish cloud covering the high tops, also breezy and drizzle at times. But some sunbeams coming through. 19km with 1160m ascent taking 7h 50m.Alan_70+03/06/2024
The Deepdale Horseshoe from Bridgend with Chris. Taking in Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop above How, and Gale Crag. The final four Wainwrights of my fourth round. Ready to start my Wainwright Challenge now for my fifth round. 17km with 1160m of ascent, taking us 8 hours on a decent weather day.silverwolf_alan31/03/2024
https://www.komoot.com/tour/1450561636Modestas25/02/2024
From A591, Grasmere. 11.5 km, 880 m asc. To Winterseeds and by Tongue Gill to Grisedale Hause and Grisedale Tarn outflow. E up to join the ridge at Deepdale Hause. S to Cofa Pike, Fairfield and Great Rigg summits. Down by Stone Arthur. Warm and clear then thunderbolts and lighting. https://www.flickr.com/photos/samandjo/albums/72177720311194086SalmonJoe10/09/2023
Patterdale-Arnison Crag-Birks-St Sunday Crag-Cofa Pike-Fairfield-Seat Sandal-Helvellyn YH via Grisedalecampagvelocet04/09/2023
A long hard day to pick up Gavel Pike, Cofa Pike and Gale Crag, involving going over St. Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Hart Crag and Hartsop-above-How. Well worth the effort. After the intial ascent the hardest part was the descent from Hart Crag. A outstanding walk.BURGESS07/07/2023
Rydal to Grasmere solo adventure - Fairfield Horseshoe detour out to St Sundays Crag. Lovely little scramble.Fionalevey29/06/2023
5/9 Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop Above How and Gale Crag. All revisits, but two new ticks for my combined collection with Ian moving us closer to our Cumbrian Completion together. A damp morning, misty all day but nice walk.nickywood122/04/2023
Deepdale Horseshoe from deepdale bridge. Gale Crag; Hartsop above How; Hart Crag; Fairfield; Cofa Pike; St Sunday Crag; Birks; Arnison Crag.With Boris.ytfckent15/04/2023
Stuart & Duke Friday 7th/4/2023 Z 13:13 hrs.DukeNukem07/04/2023
Fairfield - Cofa Pike - St Sunday's Crag - Gavel Pike on a gorgeous Good Friday morning before the crowdsGary Heath07/04/2023
Gale Crag, Hartsop Above How, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Cofa Pike, St Sunday Crag, Gavel Pike, Birks, Arnison Cragkeithouk07/04/2023
Helvellyn horseshoe from GlenriddingHuwel21/02/2023
Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, High Crag, Dollywaggon Pike, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Stone Arthurkeithouk19/02/2023
with Anne and Ollie ant--clockwise circuitDave Sargent09/02/2023
St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Hart Crag & Hartsop above How from Bridgend (during the funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II).JMDobb19/09/2022
Aged 12. Sixth hill on the Fairfield Horseshoe.Mollyb27/08/2022
Wander round Deepdale.munkyennui21/08/2022
Repeat ascent. Circuit from Patterdale: Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop Above How, Gale Crag.vuirich06/08/2022
Arnison Crag, Birks, St Sunday, Fairfield, Hartsop Above HowBarns15030/07/2022
Deepdale horseshoe from Patterdale. Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St.Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop Above How and Gale Crag.alunrees3910/04/2022
From Patterdale, hill #4 of a loop around Deepdale Common. No views, too much low cloud.DanMaisieBex25/09/2021
10 mile run. Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop Above How, Gale Crag.quadbarrel03/09/2021
Interesting little scramble. Part of horseshoe round from Arniside Crag to Hartsop above How. With TJBtrimarc210/08/2021
fairfield horseshoe , low pike, high pike,dove crag,hart crag, fairfield,cofa pike, great rigg,heron pike North, heron pike rydal,nab scar.Philposs29/05/2021
DaveTheslayer18/05/2021
Start/Finish Patterdale. 2 day wild camp. Ascent via Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, High Crag, Dollywagon Pike. Descent to Grisedale Tarn where we camped. Day 2 ascent of Fairfield and descent via Cofa Pike, St Sunday Crag, Gavel Pike and Birks.lindslow01/05/2021
after Gavel Pikejef28/04/2021
With Robert - Second ascent.PeteF25/04/2021
Ascent from Grizedale starting at PatterdaleLauralj8406/04/2021
Joe’s Steve Parr 61Jim T16/10/2020
Fairfield Horsehorse plus Seat Sandal and Stone Arthur.atreides788704/10/2020
with FayJamesJolly07/08/2020
Circuit of Deepdale Horseshoe. From Brothers Water. Gale Crag, Hartsop above How, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Cofa Pike, St Sunday Crag, Gavel Pike, Arnison Cragmavero1020/07/2020
RAYNET radio operator for safety cover of The Hodgson Brothers' Mountain Relay. Walked in from Hartsop to Hart Crag via Hartsop Above How for a 4hr stop on Hart Crag covering the checkpoint. Used a tarp/shelter for the summit as shelter from heavy showers. Walked out over Fairfield, Cofa Pike and St Sunday Crag to Patterdale. Slowed on descent from St Sunday Crag to assist with search for overdue competitors. Visibility very poor throughout the whole descent.higlett06/10/2019
From Fairfield. Solo.Dangerous Dave10/06/2019
Rydal Fell loop. Cold but Sunny.MarkGD12/05/2019
Round the back from Grisedale Tarntomd423/02/2019
Started in patterdale and walked up to Grisdale tarn over the path up to Fairfield @872m and down over cofa PikeAristotle Chip15/02/2019
With: hb tp mt; Up Birks then St. Sunday Crag from Patterdale. Down to Deepdale Hause then using crampons up Cofa Pike onto Fairfield. Across to Hart Crag then down Hartsop above How back to Patterdale.Ian Baines11/02/2019
With: ib tp mt; Up Birks then St. Sunday Crag from Patterdale. Down to Deepdale Hause then using crampons up Cofa Pike onto Fairfield. Across to Hart Crag then down Hartsop above How back to Patterdale. Helen Baines11/02/2019
10 of 14 on 16 mile round.The-Z-Man25/10/2018
14.4 miles, 3791ft Fairfield Horseshoe Walk.stephenbuda08/09/2018
Picking off a couple of stragglers Cofa and Gavel Pike via Fairfield and St Sunday.Quiet day with the clag covering the tops.As usual as soon as we returned to Patterdale the tops were clear..jocks104/09/2018
With K and RM on way from St. Sunday Crag to FairfieldAshley11/06/2018
Great run is serious humidity - thunder rolling around in the background! With Liz prior to Great North Swim. Started at Sykeside camp site, Hart Crags, Stangs, Fairfield, Cofa Pike, St Sunday Crag. Not feeling my best but pleased with the effort. 10.9 miles 3356 ft elevation.nell158308/06/2018
R K Richard Tait04/05/2018
From Patterdale YHA with Jago, Dave, Steve G, Tim and Adrian, 15.7km in 6h 18m on an at times windy day but bright and sunny: Gale Crag - Hartsop Above How - Hart Crag - Fairfield - Cofa Pike - St Sunday Crag - Gavel Pike. Bypassed Birks (done before) on route down.stevem7628/04/2018
Parked in Patterdale, Deepdale Bridge, Gale Crag, Hartsop Above How, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Cofa Pike, Gavel Pike, Birks. Mostly clear with some sun and good views, strong cold win with the snow mostly melted away.Fell_wanderer29/01/2018
Parked at Deepdale bridge. Up to Wall End then did a high traverse with CM and Marli to Deepdale Hause and a short climb to the summit. Onto St Sunday Crag and Gavel Pike.bolton12/10/2017