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Scoat Fell

Scoat Fell



Grid Reference: NY 15940 11384
Height: 841 metres/2759 feet

"Scoat Fell provides magnificent mountain scenery on all sides."
A Wainwright

Scoat Fell, links the main mountain ridges between Wasdale and Ennerdale, lying at the crossroads of the main Pillar to Haycock ridge with the northern spur of Steeple descending towards Ennerdale and the southern ridge of Red Pike descending to Yewbarrow and the Wasdale Valley below.

Scoat Fell is known to most who traverse the Mosedale Horseshoe, it's broad summit is crossed between Pillar and Red Pike.

Scoat Tarn to the south of the summit is a delightful unspoilt tarn, well off the busy paths and a wonderful campsite for wild campers.

To the north several impressive crags descend from Scoat Fell those around Mirk Cove, Mirklin Cove and Black Crag.

  1. Pillar and Black Crag

    Pillar & the High Level Route

    £22.00

    Difficulty:
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    A long walk over rough ground with some easy scrambling, one of the great walks in the Lake District

    Distance: 16km / 10 miles
    Ascent: 1400m / 4700ft
    Duration: 8 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 8:1
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  2. The Mosedale Horseshoe with Pillar at the head

    Pillar from Wasdale Head

    £22.00

    Difficulty:
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    A long day on the fells with a few scrambles, but a classic Lakeland route

    Distance: 16km / 10 miles
    Ascent: 1300m / 4300ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  3. Looking up at Yewbarrow from Nether Beck

    Yewbarrow & Haycock

    £22.00

    Difficulty:
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    A long walk over rough ground to some of the remotest summits in the Lake District

    Distance: 17km / 10 miles
    Ascent: 1300m / 4300ft
    Duration: 7 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  4. Yewbarrow from Nether Beck

    The Wasdale Horseshoe

    £30.00

    Difficulty:
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    A very long day above the Wasdale Valley covering some of the most iconic summits in England

    Distance: 20km / 12 miles
    Ascent: 2800m / 9200ft
    Duration: 14 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  5. The Ennerdale Valley

    The Ennerdale Horseshoe

    £30.00

    Difficulty:
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    Distance: 21km / 13 miles
    Ascent: 1890m / 6200ft
    Duration: 12 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
    Minimum Group Size: 3
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    One of the longest day walks in the Lake District, but a wonderful rewarding day in beautiful mountains

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  6. The Ennerdale Valley from Green Gable

    A Weekend at Black Sail

    £120.00

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    Two days of hard walking over rough ground with a night at the most remote Youth Hotel in England

    Distance: 37km / 23 miles
    Ascent: 2600m / 8500ft
    Duration: 2 days
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  7. Wasdale Walking Weekend

    Regular Price: £44.00

    Special Price £40.00

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    Exposure:

    Two great days walking above Ullswater, high levels of exposure on the Striding Edge ridge
    Distance: Up to 13km / 8 miles per day Ascent: Up to 1050m / 3400ft per day
    Duration: 2 days Maximum Group Ratio: 8:1
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  8. Wastwater, a welcome sight at the end of day 3

    The Bob Graham 5 Day Challenge

    £299.00

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    The infamous 42 peak circuit of the Lakes, we cover the route over 5 days

    Distance: 115km / 72 miles
    Ascent: 8200m / 27000ft
    Duration: 5 days
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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