3,208 ft / 977 m


2,992 ft / 911 m


51 summits

Top climbing months

June   17%

August   15%

July   15%

Most climbed route

The classic round trip

"With my three children, three of my grandchildren and my brother to celebrate my 80th birthday. From the National Trust car park just beyond the head of Wast Water by the standard route including wading Lingmell Gill, which had a lot of water in it. Three of us included Lingmell on the descent. Rain initially then clearing up to give good views." - peter43, Aug 12, 2017
"Went up the crest of Lingmell (very steep). Stopped for lunch on the second false summit and then realised that the time was after 2pm. So abandoned bagging Lingmell and headed instead across to the col keeping as much height as possible before joining the main path to Scafell Pike. " - NorthernWayfarer, Jun 4, 2017
"A warm summers day, started from Seathwaite in Borrowdale, went up to Styhead tarn via Taylorgill force. From the tarn, we went up the Corridor route to the summit, with great views all of the way. It was a bit busy on the summit." - davidlong, Jul 3, 2011
"Leading a part of boys from the King's School, Chester. From Troutal YH walked to Cockley Beck and along path up Moasdale. Made own way down from top of Lingcove Beck (some pleasant deep pools) and straight to Cam Spout. There are small paths in parts. Up path to Mickledore. Deep snow on final slope. Then to summit of Scafell Pike. Continued to Scafell." - peter43, Apr 13, 1962
"Leeds University Outdoor Activities Course at Dale Head, Duddon. Leading and teaching sixthformers with Chris McAllistair. After camping at Wasdale Head. In spite of my trying to get people up at 07:30, departure was not until 10:00. We walked by the direct path from Wasdale Head to Brown Tongue. At the top of Brown Tongue we bore right for the path to Mickledore, for lunch. Our group started on Broad Stand but I decided it was an unjustifiable risk with such companions, in such conditions, so retreated. We followed the well worn path to Scafell Pike and to Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Ore Gap. Then w" - peter43, Mar 31, 1961



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