Name:Grisedale Pike
Hill number:2386
Height:790.3m / 2593ft
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - North Western Fells
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis,
Bridge, Clem, Trail 100
Grid ref:NY 19841 22547
Summit feature:cairn
Col:599.4m  NY 1886 2126  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
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Coledale round from Braithwaite deurgar15/07/2024
From Hopegill Head to GrasmoorMrChris198016/04/2024
Coledale Horseshoe. From car park near Braithwaite, Grisedale Pike Hopegill Head, Eel Crag, Sale, Scar Crag and Outerside. Low cloud all day so no view except from Outerside. Drizzle to start off. With Ben.Victor16/02/2024
R Superb winterRichard Tait15/01/2024
Thornthwaite to Braithwaite via Hobcarton End & Grisedale PikeAjm031014/12/2023
Wet and wild day up Grizedale Pike, Hopegill and Whiteside. New jacket failedWinter Round09/12/2023
Birkett 3 With Gill,Andy & FudgeDave Geere24/11/2023
12 miles 4613ft walk ,start at Noble Knott carpark to Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton End, Hobcarton Crag, Sail, Crag Hill, Outside, Stile End and Barrow.stephenbuda17/10/2023
Before John and Annette’s wedding party. Also Feb 24HelenOs02/10/2023
Revisit. On route between Ladyside Pike and Hobcarton End. No sign of a cairn. Also visited trig bolt.PGCE05/09/2023
Completed as part of the Coldale HorseshoePaul_142_uk03/09/2023
Was supposed to do more than just this one but it was wind and rain at the top so abandonned that plan.Cumbrianexile20/08/2023
From Braithwaite via Kinn and Sleet Howafoster04/08/2023
Crummock Water, Grasmoor, Coledale Hause, Grisedale Pike and down to Braithwaitetrimarc225/07/2023
Coledale Roundianwkitson21/07/2023
The Coledale Horseshoe. Grisedale Pike - Hopegill Head - Wandope - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Sail - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - Outerside - Barrow.sms.3727/05/2023
The Coledale Horseshoe. Grisedale pike - Hopegill head - Wandope - Eel crag - Sail - Scar crags - Causey pike - Outerside - BarrowNicefish27/05/2023
R K Richard Tait19/05/2023
On the Abraham’s tea roundemily17/05/2023
The Classic Grisedale Pike and Eel Crags ridges, all of them visiting 11 Wainwrights, along with 4 minor peaks. Parked in Braithwaite, then up Grisedale Pike via Kinn, and along the ridge visiting Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Gasgale Crags, and both Whiteside summits. Back to Hopegill Head and over Sand Hill and down to Coledale Hause. Then up Grasmoor, and back along the ridge to Wandope, and up to the impressive Eel Crag. Then down the Causey Pike ridge via Sail and Scar Crags, before cutting across to Outerside. Finally, over Stile End and along the curving Barrow back to Braithwaite. 24km with 1800m ascent in 9h 20m.silverwolf_alan13/05/2023
Wainwright Walk 63: Spider (Grisedale Pike)DavidHiner22/04/2023
From Cinderdale to Braithwaite. 12 km, 1000 m asc. Up over Lad Hows to Grasmoor summit. Down NE to Coledale Hause and up NE to Hobcarton Crag and Grisedale Pike. Down the Sleet How ridge to Kinn and Braithwaite. Sunny.
Coledale Horseshoe with R.Dan Baddeley07/04/2023
With: hb; From CP in Whinlatter Pass, throgh forest and up Ladyside Pike. Then up to Hopegill Head in icy conditions and across to Hobcarton Crag and Grisedale Pike. Descent over Hobcarton End back to Whinlatter.Ian Baines07/03/2023
R Richard Tait24/01/2023
Bob & Duke.DukeNukem02/01/2023
Revelin Moss carpark to Grisedale Pike and Hobcarton Crag.Peter Fieldsend17/10/2022
Bob & Duke.DukeNukem17/09/2022
With Sue from Braithwaite, logging second Round of Wainwrights', taking in Kinn, Grisdale Pike, Hopegill Head and Hobcarton Crag. Return via mine track.Frank02/09/2022
Barf, Lord's Seat, Whinlatter Top, Hobcarton End, Grisedale Pike, Kinnkeithouk31/07/2022
Extended Coledale Horseshoe - Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Whiteside, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike, Outerside, BarrowBarns15010/06/2022
Straight up and down from whinlatter visitors centre. Nice woodselectricratman04/06/2022
From HF Derwent Bank via Braithwaite, Kenn, Sleet How. Returned via Coledale Hause and horrible little sheep-track to Braithwaite.PeakyPete03/06/2022
GL3D - day 1andy.painter30/04/2022
From Braithwaite. 12.5 km, 790 m asc. Up by the Kinn and Sleet How ridge to Grisedale Pike. Down by the hause and the Force Crag Mine track. Dry and bright, with Joe and Vicky.SalmonJoe10/04/2022
R Coledale FR Richard Tait26/03/2022
Coledale RoundChopperbrown23/03/2022
Parked at Thornthwaite. Nuttall 2.3. Up via the woods, Comb Bridge and the plantation, where forestry work, which has closed the path, is coming to an end. Ridge over Hobcarton End. Grisedale Pike -> Hobcarton Crag -> Crag Hill -> Sail -> Scar Crags -> Causey Pike. Down past Stile End and Braithwaite.Peter_W_Mitchell 15/03/2022
From Whinlatter.sturuss26/02/2022
RK superb winter conds v windy serious up Eel Crag scramble Richard Tait04/01/2022
27km loop of 12 Wainwrights from Braithwaite. Lovely day.atreides788714/08/2021
Kinn, Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crags, Hopegill Head (2nd), Sand Hill (2nd), Force Crag. With Julia on the hottest day of the year so far.ytfckent17/07/2021
With louise,val,John & Mizzi2510chris01/07/2021
Duo visit with Neil, low cloud and rain. Map reading training dayRoy_H25/06/2021
See Kamoot entry for full details/gpx download:
RRDPTH Richard Tait02/06/2021
round of 20 tops from Braithwaite. Cloudy and low visholtsd26/05/2021
With John as part of the Coledale round on glorious sunny day. Veryhappybunny22/04/2021