Scoat Fell

Area:Lake District - Western Fells
County:Cumberland
Country:England
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, and High Hill of Britain
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:841m (with a drop of 86m)
Maps:OL4(S) Explorer or 89 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY159113         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock N of wall - photo
Daylight:dawn 03:54, sunrise 04:46, sunset 21:35, dusk 22:27
External links:Wikipedia

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Black Crag - Pillar, with Scoat Fell behind
Black Crag - Pillar, with Scoat Fell behind


Scoat Fell is at the crossroads of a number of ridges between Wasdale and Ennerdale, its long summit plateau is crossed by the "Ennerdale Fence". To the northeast lies Pillar, the southwest Haycock, the southeast is Red Pike which is part of the Mosedale horseshoe, and on a short northeast spur is Steeple.

It can be walked as part of the Mosedale horseshoe from Wasdale, or part of a round encompassing Pillar along the ridge to Haycock from Ennerdale Water. The Youth Hostels at Gillerthwaite or Black Sail being well placed to use a base.

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: @woody, adgl, AGJ64, ahampson (twice), ajpicky1995, andrew_poyner, Andrewc1980 (twice), Andy Duff, Ashleighatkinson, awall, Bazwell, beaumont.dan@gmail.com, bert, beth, Biggeoff, Bilberry, CarlandHay, CARLOS, cat wakelin (twice), CEW, charlottegetsaround, chloealina, chrisfry35 (x7), Cowles, DANE2766, Danrobinson, darrendixon, Darrenh, Daver64, davew, DavidMBurnett, Daz Graham, DrewBrown (twice), dsutton101, DukeNukem, Felltopper, fizzerfox, Floydian1, gallowshill (twice), gbh, Geaorgina Brough (twice), gilly_3886, Ginty (x3), Hannahfw, Harter hod carrier (x7), HighOrbiter, HollySalaman, Homesick Scorrie, iggsypoo, inkblatt, JackKendall, Jandy, Jasimo16, JazMeg26, jegger, Jesspeace, JJH94 (twice), johngraham5056@aol.com, kenzie, King of the Tops (twice), Lambo330, Lancashire Lad, leedrich (twice), leetim206, Lenny0018, lludwinski, Luizawoods, Luly, mariablky (x4), MarjWatson, markhallam, Mc49, McLeish, Michaelholbrow, michaelrusman@hotmail.com, Mikew92, Nathaniel Hillman, navdave (twice), okult, Oli R C, pah800, PDB1963, Petemoss (x17), Peterfishwick, racheljanemchugh, Riven, RuslandRambler, SheepFarmer, shivtc@yahoo.co.uk, springfishblue, Stephenmshanks, Steve18566, steve71, StevetheRover (twice), Strangerclur, StuartL, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba, Tirama, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, vinmac, wezboyes@hotmail.com, wolfgangb, and yorkmunrobagger.

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

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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