Great Sca Fell

Area:Lake District - Northern Fells
Classification:Wainwright and Birkett
(also Fellranger, Synge, and deleted Nuttall)
Maps:OL4(N) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY291339         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn - photo
Notes:ground within 5m radius of similar height; cairn built since Wainwright volume was published
Daylight:dawn 03:40, sunrise 04:36, sunset 21:53, dusk 22:50

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Looking up to Great Sca Fell from Meal Fell
Looking up to Great Sca Fell from Meal Fell

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: @woody (twice), adgl, adylanfan, AGJ64, ahampson, Alan0409 (twice), AliGill, Amandaj, Andrew McKillop, Andrewc1980, anne mariecb, Ashleighatkinson, atessa, bally6872, beth, Biscuits17, Boss_keloid, CampbellMJ, CarlandHay, CARLOS, Carolwildbird, cat wakelin, Cathscat, CEW, charlottegetsaround, chloealina, chrisfry35 (x5), Cowles, Danrobinson, darrendixon (twice), Darrenh, Dave Martin, davew, Daz Graham, DrewBrown, DukeNukem, DuncanG22, Dunkman, Econ, elainewoodhouse, Felltopper, fizzerfox (twice), Floydian1 (twice), frothyraptor, gallowshill (twice), GaryR, gbh, gdh200, Gillian7660, Ginty (x3), Glenosborne, Hannahfw, Harter hod carrier (x6), IanBlythe, iggsypoo, Ionahunter, Ivesylew, JamieL, Jandy, JazMeg26, jefff66, jegger, jezsheona, JimRiley, JJH94, JMCM, jodyd, Jojo777, JordWill, josiejowalker, js1995, Kanianne, Karen.m.burns, KarenWAL4, King of the Tops, Kirkmullers, Lambo330, Lancylass, leedrich, Luly, macca69, Mandy1836, mariablky (twice), MarjWatson,, Mc49,, micklilley1973, MickRadford, Mikew92, monkey,, munrobracket, navdave (twice), NickiG, Nottspanther, Old Man and Stan, onceuponatime, Ozric, pah800, PDB1963, peterb, Peterfishwick, PipT, Richiemaryport, RuslandRambler, russellporter12, Samrust, sgrice56, shane1974,, sophielucywalking, spookyfish, springfishblue, Steve18566, StevetheRover, Strangerclur, Suecash, Susanna (twice), Sylwia J Kociemba, Tesse23, thehappymundays, ThinArthur, Tirama, Toohey100, Toy poodle, Trevor123, Tricia15, Trott, TrueFreedomSeekers, vinmac, Wainy88, walsh581,, and wolfgangb.

In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:

If you need accommodation we have details of 12 properties offering rooms near Great Sca Fell. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£384-1930 per week
6.9km (4.3 miles) away, sleeps 4
NC Non-Classified
£7-24 per pitch
4.6km (2.9 miles) away
4 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£374-1682 per week
4.4km (2.7 miles) away, sleeps 4

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