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Scafell Pike Mountain

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Address: Seathwaite, England
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Full-Day Scafell Pike Guided Mountain Walk
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The High Adventure: High Mountain Passes Spectacular from Windermere

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Very hard slog in the worst conditions possible

We climbed scafell pike via seathwaite farm But did the route in reverse opting to turn left at the old stone bridge the conditions where terrible driving rain and gusts up to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We climbed scafell pike via seathwaite farm But did the route in reverse opting to turn left at the old stone bridge the conditions where terrible driving rain and gusts up to 30mph the stone paths had turned to streams and visibility was very poor you must take a map and compass as it is so easy to get lost... More 

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Thank Dealwis1983
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Completely under estimated this mountain, we did snowdon last year and thought it was extremely easy. So the next step was to do this mountain. We didn't expect the weather to be as bad as it was. Visibility was absolutely shocking, couldn't see a thing, and was even hard to follow the route due to not being able to see... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We climbed Scafell Pike yesterday, parking in the national trust car park at Wasdale Head which is £6.50 for 24 hours. We had read reviews saying it was easy to find but there aren't really any signs around showing routes and we went completely wrong on our first attempt. We walked to the right (towards Eskdale). We walked for about... More 

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Thank pandrk
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful mountain! They're are a few routes up to the summit and I read that the Seathwaite route was one of the best.. Did not disappoint!! This route starts walking through a lovely farmyard (where I found free portable toilets) and into the fells. This is a breathtaking hike with waterfalls, small lakes, rivers, bridges and picturesque views.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

My first mountain climb and we had an amazing time. I recommend taking guides/ climbers who know the route well. But really beautiful locality

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

What a day out.. weather was changeable.. got soaked through.. blown about... someone bumped my car.. but ill be back to summit. Took the harder path straightup at stockley bridge managed to get round to the stretcher box and had to turn back, got far to bad. Back in a week or so :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

This mountain is the tallest in England well worth climbing, particularly if you get off the main "Three Peaks" trail and do a bit of rock scrambling. I suggest looking carefully at a map: most of the trails in the area are beautiful, and I would suggest putting together a circuit covering different trails to maximise the views, probably starting... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

We walked up scafell pike the other day and although not to be taken lightly it wasn't too bad. We left for the wasdale head carpark. The going is initially quite steep but once the first part is done the going does get easier. We already climbed Ben Nevis and snowden previously and can say this is the easiest of... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

We climbed Snowden and got the bug big time so the next one was obviously Scafell! One tip - as scary and daunting as the tough route to the right through the rocks looks, it isn't, it's about a third of the distance of the easier route and a lot less laborious! Granted some of the climbing you need to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

One of the 3 peaks challenge in U.K. The Scafell pike is the 3rd highest! Although it's not the highest compared to Snowdon and Ben Nevis it is one of the most difficult hikes I have done so far. We hiked up towards the water fall and it was a very nice experience the water was glistening and clean. However,... More 

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