Red Pike (Wasdale)

Area:Lake District - Western Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, and Nuttall
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Height:826m (with a drop of 62m)
Maps:OL4(S), OL6(N) Explorer or 89 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY165106         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn - photo
Daylight:dawn 05:33, sunrise 06:11, sunset 20:14, dusk 20:53
External links:Wikipedia

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Red Pike from Middle Fell
Red Pike from Middle Fell

There are two Red Pikes in the Lake District, this one, and one above Buttermere just a few miles away. Its summit cairn sits on the very edge of precipitous eastern crags above Mosedale between Yewbarrow and Scoat Fell.

Often climbed as part of the Mosedale horseshoe it can also be climbed from Ennerdale in a rather long day.

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, Andrewc1980 (twice), Andy Duff, annie26793, Ashleighatkinson, Bazwell,, beth, Biggeoff, Bilberry, CarlandHay, CARLOS, cat wakelin, CEW, charlottegetsaround, chloealina, chrisfry35 (x6), Cowles, DANE2766, Danrobinson, darrendixon, Darrenh, Daver64, davew, DavidMBurnett, Daz Graham, dsutton101, DukeNukem, Felltopper, fizzerfox, Floydian1, gallowshill (twice), gbh, geordiegary, gerard.hurst, gilly_3886, Ginty (twice), Hannahfw, Harter hod carrier (x5), HayleyT, HighOrbiter, Homesick Scorrie, iggsypoo, inkblatt, JackKendall, Jandy, jegger, JJH94,, kenzie, King of the Tops, Lancashire Lad, leedrich (twice), leetim206, Lenny0018 (twice), Luizawoods, Luly, luverlyjuberly (twice), mariablky (x4), MarjWatson, markhallam,, Mc49, McLeish, Michaelholbrow,, Mikew92, mkToon1966, munrobracket, Nathaniel Hillman, navdave (twice), Nottspanther, okult, pah800, Petemoss (x17), Peterfishwick, racheljanemchugh, Riven, RuslandRambler, Sarahlucas, SheepFarmer,, Smoo1610, springfishblue, Stephenmshanks, steve71, StevetheRover (twice), Strangerclur, StuartL, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba, The Ozard, Tirama, TonyRogerson, Toy poodle, tunebluez, vinmac,, 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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