Area:Lake District - Western Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall, and HuMP
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Maps:OL4(S) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY171121         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:trig point - photo
Daylight:dawn 05:04, sunrise 05:45, sunset 20:50, dusk 21:31
External links:Wikipedia

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Pillar is situated above Ennerdale and at the head of Wasdale where the river Mosedale falls towards Wasdale Head, from where it is usually climbed. All other ascent routes are much further from the public road.

The so named "High Level Route", from Pillar's eastern ridge, traverses beneath the popular climbing crags of its north face past Pillar Rock before heading to the summit.

Only from the lower reaches of Ennerdale, near Ennerdale Water, does Pillar take on the shape of its name.

Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:

... or, if you've walked it already, why not log on or register and record your walk?

Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: @woody, adgl, AGJ64, ahampson, ajpicky1995, alanm9, alanprince, Andy Duff, Ashleighatkinson, awall, Bazwell, beth, Biggeoff, Bilberry, CarlandHay, CARLOS (twice), Carolwildbird, cat wakelin (twice), CEW, chloealina, chrisfry35 (x7), Cowles, DANE2766, Danrobinson, darrendixon, Darrenh, Daver64, davew, Daz Graham, Druid (x3), dsutton101, DukeNukem, fizzerfox, Floydian1, gallowshill, GaryR (twice), gbh, geordiegary, gerard.hurst, Ginty (twice), gossy251, Hannahfw, Harter hod carrier (x4), HighOrbiter, hillbilly, i2am2no2man, iggsypoo, JackKendall, James_scott, jegger, JJH94, johngraham5056@aol.com, johnx, Kingskerswell, Lancashire Lad, leedrich, Lenny0018, luverlyjuberly, MarjWatson, markhallam, Mc49, michaelrusman@hotmail.com, Mikew92, mkToon1966, munrobracket, MurthyBruit, navdave (twice), Peterfishwick, RuslandRambler, Sarahlucas, SheepFarmer, shivtc@yahoo.co.uk, Spacemonkey, springfishblue, Stephenmshanks, steve71, steveo (x3), StevetheRover, Strangerclur (twice), StuartL, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba (twice), Tirama, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, vinmac, Walmo124 (twice), wezboyes@hotmail.com, 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 Pillar. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£492-2262 per week
8.5km (5.3 miles) away, sleeps 6
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£287-1697 per week
9.1km (5.7 miles) away, sleeps 4
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£378-2179 per week
9.1km (5.7 miles) away, sleeps 6

Photo by Elizabeth Oldham and is our copyright. For more information about this photo, including on copyright, see the photo's home page.

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