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TP5828 - Sca Fell
23rd Feb 2013 13:00 by stan toon
Revisit for umpteenth time. Should have had my crampons with me as very icy along the corridor route and last pull to summit..
17th Feb 2013 11:10 by Ben Fogerty
A long hard slog up through the ice and snow from Langdale. Incredible view! I headed then back down to Angle tarn and branched off to climb High Raise. Great day
20th Oct 2012 13:52 by grianaig
On the summit on a glorious autumn day having walked up from Langdale.
21st Sep 2012 13:21 by Whats the Point
Walked up from Wasdale head via Lingmell Beck with ex-workmates Bob and Geoff – returned along the corridor route and Styhead Tarn. Great weather with blue sky and only light wind. Unfortunately cloud above 3000 ft limiting views and reducing the temperature. Lots of folk about (and dogs).
Sca Fell sure I can see something through the cloud.
19th Sep 2012 14:00 by GM7something
Hailstorm near top but worth the visit when sun appeared fleetingly
31st Aug 2012 14:25 by shropshire lasses
the heavens opened got a soaking never mind another wainwright ticked off
24th Aug 2012 13:00 by iang
Ascended from Wasdale Head
21st Aug 2012 14:00 by magirob
18th Aug 2012 16:30 by Merthyr_boy
9th Aug 2012 14:30 by hdke
8th Aug 2012 14:00 by Hardnut
Picked up while on a geocaching event, walking up scarfell pike. Not much of view today as was cloudy up top.
8th Aug 2012 13:52 by ArthurH
5th Aug 2012 14:19 by walker-clan
Found while attending the Geocaching mega event
5th Aug 2012 13:31 by Madprof
20th Jul 2012 15:04 by vegibagger
third time with Ben Paschwa, Sichella and Taron
14th Jul 2012 12:48 by firstname.lastname@example.org
10th Jun 2012 13:33 by dangorman
Came from Lingmell and continued onto Sca Fell Pike
10th Jun 2012 13:33 by Streakboy
3rd Jun 2012 01:39 by Roscopackman
Visited during a night climb as part of the Three Peaks challenge.
26th May 2012 12:45 by Father Ted
Wow. It is a great place to be but bo was it crowded today. I guess it was mainly people doing the dreaded three peaks challenge. I even had to ask someone to move out of the way to get a picture of the flush bracket. There was no chance of me getting a clear picture of the trig itself. Scafell itself was a lot quieter.
24th May 2012 20:11 by The Magna Defender
walked up Scafell via Seathwaite Fell and Great End then dropped down to the corridor route. From there it was a long slog to the summit. A brilliant day with wall to wall sunshine though got completely sunburnt
22nd Apr 2012 12:30 by john g
a beautiful day with views to die for, stone built trig.... wonder how many stone built ones there are??
24th Oct 2011 01:25 by Arran Trigman
24th Sep 2011 14:00 by chocolate_chops
17th Sep 2011 13:00 by BRIAN.T.PEARCE
15th Sep 2011 13:10 by Chalky
Stone-built pillar with one bottom corner-stone missing. Spider open no cap or plug. Previously visited this high-point of England 18/04/87 & 09/10/05 no trig details noted.
3rd Sep 2011 11:59 by gushoneybun
Gone for an 8 as we could not see more than about 10ft at the top. The rain hammered it down the whole time up and down, a great walk but best in the summer, whenever that is in Cumbria!
28th Aug 2011 14:00 by dannybliz
13th Aug 2011 13:00 by BLACKCATWHITEFEET
5th Aug 2011 15:00 by baskerville bogtrotters
Great achievement for us to reach the top. Even managed to get a few minutes without cloud obscurring the view
16th Jun 2011 12:32 by bluewhitereg
Great to bag the big one!
16th Jun 2011 00:00 by Applepye
Nice to locate this one and have a view.
8th May 2011 12:56 by hussyhill
19th Mar 2011 21:19 by sandvika
Nighttime rehearsal for 3 peaks.
8th Sep 2010 12:21 by Lorri-ann & Kev
Climbed Scafell Pike whilst on holiday in the area. We were very lucky and had perfect weather and views from the Trig.
31st Aug 2010 13:00 by Nr
2nd of the three peaks I'm walking with my son. Picked a splendid day for it
17th Aug 2010 19:46 by pricklyangelduo
3rd Aug 2010 14:00 by sky high boys
Came up Corridor Route from Seathwaite. First time up Scafell. Total pea-soup and constant rain from start to finish. Good for the soul eh? The Mrs loved it...
29th Jul 2010 16:23 by Delta68
Visibility not good today, very busy too. Stopped off to climb scafell on our way to Scotland.
27th Jul 2010 19:56 by melch
4th Jul 2010 05:00 by sam.p8
28th Jun 2010 13:06 by scafell3210
15 years and 2 days since my last visit but now with a 13 year old son. We came from Cockley Beck over Crinkle Crags, Bowfell & Esk Pike camping overnight at Esk Hause before completing Great End and Sca Fell when perhaps we should haver been about to watch England stuff the Germans, what was the result ?
26th Jun 2010 13:20 by RedFerret
Another walk up Scafell Pike. Started out from Wasdale Head with a group, via Brown Tongue. A sunny day, but a little chilly and cloudy on top. Good stuff.
15th Jun 2010 15:10 by jamiekeighley
Walked up from car park at Wasdale Head. Sunny all way up but cloudy at summit. Impressive views of Wast Water on way up steep path
13th Jun 2010 04:48 by Dan1980
Visited in the early hours in torrential rain, so could not really see much. Will have to come back to admire the views another time. There is currently an England flag in the top of the trig, presumably for the World Cup!
Me at the trig ©Dan1980
28th May 2010 13:10 by Hartryggers
Birketts CLF walk W/SCA1 Parked in the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel CP > Mickleden > Rossett Gill > Esk Hause > Great End > Blunt Knott > Ill Crag > Broad Crag > SCAFELL PIKE elaborate cairn close to the trig is the higher point and the actual summit > Esk Hause > Rossett Gill > Mickleden > CP
1st May 2010 13:11 by dpbamford
Would have been great views but it was cloudy. As expected from the Lake District.
12th Apr 2010 13:30 by M0NJW
No cloud today and a breathtaking view all around.
7th Apr 2010 15:00 by painterman61
Stayed at the exellent burntwaite farm took peers gill route then lingmell, Summit like arndale centre,trig near massive shelter,went to esk cairn for lunch mega view here.
16th Oct 2009 15:35 by Phil Clayton
Latest of ten visits, first 26/2/77. Visited during walk which took in my last two Nuttalls, Middleboot Knotts and Round How.
13th Oct 2009 11:45 by Trigpoint100
At last, made it to England's highest summit after more than half a century! Walked up from Wasdale via Lingmell Gill, back down via the Corridor Route and Lingmell Beck underneath Great Gable. Clear day so excellent views, although very busy.
12th Sep 2009 13:34 by rutson
Found while caching
12th Sep 2009 10:10 by barney1903
9th Sep 2009 14:15 by staggie34
Parked at Seathwaite and walked up to Styhead Tarn and then onto Corridor Route. Did a short detour to Lingmell for lunch and there was a grand total of two other people there. Went on over Scafell Pike and on past Esk Hause to Sprinkling Tarn. From there I ascended Seathwaite Fell, which was interesting, and scrambled back down to Stockley Bridge. Scafell Pike was too busy but the weather was tremendous and views superb. Photos to follow.
2nd Aug 2009 12:42 by bigtykedog
25th Jul 2009 16:02 by Marramintar
England's highest trigpoint, great views, but its Scafell Pike not Sca Fell, somebody really needs to check all the names on this site
8th Jul 2009 13:57 by Hartryggers
Parked by Jubilee Bridge tried to follow Birketts CLF walk W/SCA2 and 2A, far to complicated, instead followed the River Esk up to Little Narrowcove onto the rocky summit of Pen. From Pen climbed up Little Narrowcove and joined the throngs of fellow pilgims onto the summit cairn/shelter. Trig slightly lower 977.493m at NY 21540031 07216656. Then onto Lords Rake > Symonds Knott > Scafell > Slight Side. Previous visits 28/05/1997 & 5/6/1978
1st Jul 2009 03:00 by pete37038
done overnight, awesome spot as ever
20th Jun 2009 08:45 by weekender
RW, DrAli, JeffB, RayW
12th Jun 2009 17:33 by PeterKirkwood
18th May 2009 00:00 by knobbly stiles
3rd May 2009 14:32 by manonabike
All four seasons of weather in one day, snow showers and hailstones at the top, but great views as well, good company and a good walk
3rd May 2009 11:55 by Gary ''Foxdog' Jones
Done this as 2nd part of our 3 peaks weekend, weather good and sunny at bottom and poor on the top with hail, mist etc typical.Lots of people on the hill many poorley kitted!!
31st Oct 2008 14:00 by hotbox16
Tough ascent in snow and heavy winds
11th Oct 2008 12:48 by staggie34
Ascended from Seathwaite via Corridor Route. Hit some cloud on the top which, suprise, had lifted by the time we got onto Broad Crag next door. Crowds not too bad today and great views from Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Great End. A great day. Trig and Viewing platform in good condition considering the amount of people who must pass by here.
11th Oct 2008 10:10 by Moggie25
22nd Sep 2008 12:43 by gutlord62
Looking through some old photos and found this TP. Bagged this back in 2008 with Penfold1570 long before I knew about TUK. Bit of a murky day and very foggy at the top, as I remember, so no view to comment on. The next day was lovely and sunny and we got an epic 360 view from nearby Great Gable. A memorable walking trip.
19th Aug 2008 15:00 by gary&den
Long walk to the top from Wasdale. No view when we got to summit.
27th Jul 2008 09:50 by Lone Walker
Clear views from the top when I arrived, but I watched the cloud come in and smother the summit as I was descending. Approached via Eskdale and Little Narrowcove, surely one of the most arduous routes in? Looks like I picked a day when there's an organised 3 Peaks challenge on, summit was quite busy with lots of walkie-talkie chatter and flags being raised etc.
25th Jul 2008 08:00 by Harnser
Second of the three peaks challange
24th Jul 2008 14:15 by Morecambe Monkey
23rd Jul 2008 12:20 by peebs
7th Jun 2008 13:40 by barnsley skip
Walked from Seathwaite Farm via Corridor Route
7th Jun 2008 05:21 by CornishWalker
Found whilst doing a four peaks challenge with Cornwall search & Rescue Team.
24th May 2008 00:00 by Rupertal
23rd May 2008 12:00 by Trig391
Trig in good condition nice walk up over Great End. Nice and clear good distant views.
Sca Fell. ©Trig391
18th Mar 2008 14:38 by jonglew
The top of England! What better place to be? Not sure we did this hill by the best route; from the head of Wast Water up onto Lingmell then an easy cut across to Scafell Pike. Return via Mickledore was more intersesting. We had a fine day which made our first visit here memorable.
12th Jan 2008 12:00 by stonefielders
running shoes on for a circuit including Scafell Pike in order to retrieve our travelbug from the nearby geocache. plenty of snow about but a nice calm day.
11th Oct 2007 13:00 by staggie34
Claggy and drizzly. Usual crowds on top. Did Lingmell Crag on the way to the Pike and that was far better. And quieter.
3rd Sep 2007 13:17 by dangorman
Amazing views all round. Love seeing all the other tops and tarns. Well worth the hike up from Wasdale.
1st Sep 2007 14:23 by oggysprinks
Terrible weather, very wet and foggy, but very atmospheric, good to be standing on top of England...
19th Aug 2007 13:33 by south westerlies
What should have been a fantastic view was spoiled by the wet miserable Lakeland weather!
19th Jul 2007 13:00 by cbot
2nd Jul 2007 12:30 by Janomi
Found this during the three peaks challenge
Janomi & Friends @ Scafell Pike ©Janomi
9th Jun 2007 00:00 by MBFace
Very, very busy today.
7th Jun 2007 12:16 by Rayz53
2nd Jun 2007 13:06 by theblack
Walked up from ODG, a long climb. Very busy on a fine clear day.
Camo Trig ©theblack
29th May 2007 15:31 by PhilDowning
14th Apr 2007 13:00 by aeh39
Another ridiculously hot day! Day of the KISSU/Leki anti-sun-stroke construction!
8th Apr 2007 13:20 by Razz
Parked at Wasdale and walked up through Hollow Stones and Mickledore. Had been sunny all the way up - until we reached the summit and the cloud rolled in (see photos).
7th Apr 2007 16:30 by r.j.ogle
3rd Apr 2007 13:20 by lukeheather12
Excellent view. If you're thinking of visiting then I'd recommend you go from Seathwaite via Esk Hause, visiting Great End & Broad Crag on your way to Scafell Pike.
17th Mar 2007 00:00 by Sneaky Beaky
22nd Aug 2006 14:00 by molrams
12th Aug 2006 15:59 by Longfram Kev
Logged whilst on a trip to the top with other cachers on the Death or Glory Event
12th Aug 2006 13:30 by Trigglets
Lovely walk up from Seathwaite, busy at the top, but perhaps only to be expected on a clear day. Couple of students were cooking bacon sandwiches at £2.50 a go, raising money for charity.
12th Aug 2006 12:20 by itschopper
Like the same days logs. The DoG Event .
12th Aug 2006 12:00 by alistair_uk
This is the most decorative trig point I have ever seen. Considering that this is the highest point in England is was remarkably crowded on this day.
12th Aug 2006 12:00 by The Washers
Done this on geocache meet "death or glory" great day out sunny with great views.
12th Aug 2006 12:00 by G Force
Climbed the hill with the Death or Glory events members.
12th Aug 2006 12:00 by Dobunnis
Lovely day to find this one
12th Aug 2006 11:54 by flipflopnick
lots to do with gpsr on Scafell now :-)
27th Jun 2006 14:35 by stan toon
Like every other time I've been up here always masses of folk....need to come up at nighttime.
24th Jun 2006 15:30 by Cammy
Thick mist down to about 300 metres today! Summit really in dense cloud with constant rain and no views. Score based on what I think the view would be like when the summit is clear as I've seen spectacular photos. Note: this trig is indeed on the summit of Scafell Pike and not Scafell.
23rd Jun 2006 15:34 by earl grey
The most recent of multiple visits,this time firstly visiting and being first to find the new SOTA cache near the summit,logged that one under my GEO name of Fellsmanhiker. PS why is this Trig listed as being on Sca Fell when it's clearly on Sca Fell Pike.
18th Jun 2006 10:00 by m0sgb
views of nothing but LOW Cloud next time might be better
1st May 2006 10:00 by davey
1st May 2006 10:00 by davey and emsy
Was a nice sunny day with far reaching views.Well worth the hard climb from Wasdale Head
1st May 2006 10:00 by davey
Logging this retrospectively. Was a lovely warm clear day with far reaching views. Well worth the hard climb from Wasdale Head.
23rd Apr 2006 12:00 by peregrinus
vgc, stonebuilt, no cap or plug. By stone platform. Clear cool spring day, brilliant view. Visited from Ennerdale: recce for the British Three Peaks Yacht Race.
15th Apr 2006 14:00 by staggie34
Climbed on a wonderful clear day with cracking views in every direction. Still snow in places but as this was a bank holiday weekend, the crowds were the problem. But the views made up for it! Excellent trig but what is the point of that awful viewing platform next to the trig? It spoils the summit. The trig should be the highest point.
15th Apr 2006 13:00 by CHRISBOMBINGTON
Long hard slog up from Braken Close in hot sunshine but views worth every step.
Crowded on top Plenty of trig pics here so heres the people
20th Sep 2005 12:00 by seanmac
2nd peak as part of the three peaks challenge
10th Aug 2005 14:00 by nipper
would have been a nice view apart from the fact that i could see a thing because of cloud cover was down
3rd Aug 2005 13:00 by teasel
No views today! Plug missing.
1st Aug 2005 05:45 by Bens
Second one on our Three Peaks Challenge. Not a particularly pleasant walk from Wasdale Head. Pleasant stone trig point however. Shame that the views were so poor, too much mist as always. Barren plateau rather dull.
11th Jun 2005 12:00 by cachehoppers
Scafell Pike Mum and daughter at the top with GPSr©cachehoppers
11th Jun 2005 11:55 by ANDYBUG&LADYBIRD
Had a great day out with cachehoppers,john & chester from phillimore clan,wetherspooners and pid, good conditions unfortunatly I have no pictures to share as I deleted them that evening accidently :(
4th Jun 2005 02:57 by third-degree-witch
21st May 2005 07:53 by Flacky
Second summit of the 3 peaks. Weather was terrible, but the summit was quiet though!
Scarfell Pike - Summit 2 of the 3 Peaks Weather was typical of what we faced throughout the challenge©Flacky
3rd Apr 2005 14:12 by smiley dog
been up several times, usual route from seathaite via the corridor route the return must include the summit of great end [a fav viewpoint]
31st Mar 2005 13:00 by Cousinjack
25th Mar 2005 11:10 by Pyoung1s
28th Nov 2004 14:00 by soloist
In a big block of ice, the trig point was good to hang onto in the high wind
19th Oct 2004 20:39 by earl grey
9th Oct 2004 13:22 by mat_j
2nd Sep 2004 12:30 by m1eyp
13th Aug 2004 15:08 by miketrathen
31st Jul 2004 13:30 by Keefley
4th Jul 2004 12:00 by soloist
Hard to find in the mist
12th Jun 2004 21:08 by izzardno2
second trig today, nice clear weather too!
8th May 2004 14:57 by bexybear
10th Apr 2004 13:10 by NeverLost
The purists would argue this is Scafell Pike and not the lesser Scafell. In the clouds today and the top's like Oxford Street on a Saturday afternoon. Top marks just because it's the highest in England :-)
1st Mar 2004 22:00 by stonestreaker
umpteen visits and an overnighter too 21-06-95!
21st Feb 2004 14:20 by Bergfuehrer
England Country Top. Cumberland County Top. Fantastic weather on this my 11th ascent, better than mid-summer.
6th Sep 2003 12:45 by Isosceles
Very busy on the top today.
4th Jul 2003 06:00 by gemini man
Visited during a trip round the 4 3's with The Irregulars LDWA.
3rd Jul 2003 12:00 by soloist
Nice walk up in the white clouds
3rd Jul 2003 11:30 by asbown
this trig point on scafell pike and not scafell as listed.
7th Jun 2003 12:29 by Deego
Built of stones and a good climb to the trig !!!
Me by the Trig ©Deego
6th May 2003 11:55 by discjirm
Slightly spoilt by the low cloud when I was at the summit, which meant that no views were available. Quite quiet; in my stay at the summit I saw only two other walkers.
23rd Apr 2003 21:04 by Fellwanderer
Has to be the best in England for obvious reasons!
16th Apr 2003 16:30 by The Reverend
Lucky to have chosen a lovely day to climb the highest mountain in England. Great views, and nice stone trig.
4th Feb 2003 15:33 by littlejim
Many visits but this one particularly stand out - deep snow up Corridor Route and gale force winds on top, but what a day!
Not the trig point! OK it's not the trig point - we could hardly stand up on the top, but what a day!©littlejim
29th Sep 2002 14:20 by Colin
24th Sep 2002 14:00 by jimmy
a stunning sunny still day with clouds of mosquitoes biting the crowds of camera and phone carrying summit baggers
7th Sep 2002 12:26 by forestfeckler
25th Aug 2002 00:00 by Bramley
10th Aug 2002 13:45 by Griefmiester
Climbed a couple of years ago - great day!
5th Jun 2002 15:18 by Postie
30th Apr 2002 00:00 by Crazy
Bit silly naming the trig after the next door fell. A sunny day and a busy Scafell Pike summit. Trig stone clad. Climbed from Wasdale via Esk Hause and descended over Lingmell. I had planned this as my final Wainwright but we were staying in Wasdale with a friend who was going to do the 3 peaks and wished to recce the route.
26th Aug 2001 14:30 by Brookvale0
18th Sep 2000 14:00 by Ivanhoe
Constructed of stone blocks. Wet & windy, but worth the trek.
15th Jul 2000 15:00 by Marshsand
Visited as part of the "Nuttall" Scafells walk (5.1)
9th Jul 2000 12:30 by The Flying Boots
Did this one as part of the 3 Peaks that we did over the period of a week. This was the second after Ben Nevis and before Snowdon. Very foggy day, very wet too. This was back in the good old days before we had a gps and had to rely on our map and compass only.:-)
7th Jun 2000 08:11 by senrabyar
3rd Mar 2000 10:00 by miketrathen
First visit to Scafell Pike.
15th May 1999 12:00 by peregrinus
No details noted - can ascend direct from Esk to SE
2nd May 1999 00:00 by IWC
18th Oct 1998 14:30 by cmb1953
28th Feb 1998 14:00 by dpeberdy
Up from Seathwaite via Esk Hause and Broad Crag. Back along the Corridor route. A good walk, but appalling weather on the top. Couldn't actually walk facing forwards due to the sharpness of the wind, rain, hail etc. 977m Me, Lou
19th Oct 1997 14:56 by fasgadh
Scorching hot day.. yet not too busy, considering this is a country top - too late in the year for the dreaded 3 peaks mob.. This is Scafell Pike, Scafell's slightly higher neighbour. Fine pair of hills, went up from Eskdale..
28th Jun 1997 15:32 by Triggers
done as part of 3 peaks
20th Jun 1997 15:40 by pieces_of_8
2nd of Todays 3 peaks FAR better views (as it was clear) than Ben Nevis
7th Sep 1996 12:00 by gwiz
25th Jun 1996 14:24 by Foinavon
13th Sep 1995 00:00 by happycyclist
Retrospective log. Visited when doing Wainwrights.
22nd Aug 1994 09:00 by lonesome_cowboy_burt
Overnight at Hollow Stones, then very early start over Lingmell, Great End and Broad Crag. A couple of people had overnighted on the summit - other than them it was very quiet.
6th Aug 1994 12:00 by Particle
25th Jul 1994 00:00 by mickandshane
Local stone. Plug missing.
4th Aug 1993 14:40 by ocean soul
Climbed from Seathwaite via Esk Hause.
23rd Jun 1993 00:00 by Border Peat
6th Jun 1993 00:00 by PhilPamAndRob
Retrospective Logging of this trig from when I reached this summit whilst doing the Wainwrights
27th Sep 1992 12:00 by Andy West
23rd Jul 1992 12:38 by andyc
Seathwaite to Wasdale via corridor route Great End, Ill Crag, Broad Crag and Scafell Pike.
4th May 1992 13:03 by vegibagger
17th Oct 1990 16:45 by Rhayader_wanderer
Beat the storm that came through two days later and took the tent with it
11th Sep 1990 13:39 by Clochandighter
Originally built 10th of April 1936 as OSGB Primary Station PP92. The pillar was rebuilt as present in June 1950 using local stone with the same flush bracket, S1537. Whether it was originally stone built or concrete is unknown. By 11th September 1990 the spider no longer had its OS centre plug. Visited and photographed 11/09/1990, GRP.
S1537 - Sca Fell (Scafel Pike) Pillar & FB
1st Jul 1990 10:20 by PeteBoggs
Has to 10/10 for the highest in England!
2nd Oct 1986 12:00 by HillsideNick
2nd Oct 1986 12:00 by HillsideNick
1st Jul 1986 20:31 by CJO
stopped at outwardbound centre eskdale green on awalking holiday. approx date
3rd Aug 1985 00:00 by tg1
Camped out overnight with BPMRT. Safety check for Borrowdale fell race.
3rd Jul 1976 12:15 by bonatti
From Wasdale Head via Scafell and Broad Stand with Joyce.
20th Aug 1975 13:00 by desperate dan
Climbed on family holiday in 1975.
15th Sep 1973 00:00 by Historian
31st Dec 1969 00:00 by claymoreking
12th Apr 1968 12:00 by arranc
first hill in Lake District. Drove from Bristol, slept in car at Troutbeck, awoke to get our first glorious view in daylight, waited for petrol station to open at 9.00 in Ambleside, drove over Hardknott Pass to Wasdale Head and climbed Great End, still snow patches on ground, Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike, Mickledore, Lord's Rake and back via Slight Side. Car at 7.00pm! Car battery flat! Push start and to Roshthwaite for our B and B. What a day!
30th Aug 1961 12:00 by gowrie