|Area:||Lake District - Western Fells|
|Classification:||Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, and Nuttall|
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
|Maps:||OL4(S) Explorer or 89 Landranger|
|Grid Ref:||NY160154 Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km|
|Summit:||rock 8m NE of cairn|
|Notes:||cairn is at NY 16054 15453|
|Daylight:||dawn 07:41, sunrise 08:23, sunset 16:23, dusk 17:05|
Red Pike cannot be seen from the village of Buttermere as it hides behind Dodd. It is so named because of the ruddy red screes on its north east side which contain the mineral syenite.
Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:
Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: Tirama, adgl, DukeNukem (twice), SheepFarmer, distantecho, Oli R C, luverlyjuberly, ajdowsett, steve71, gallowshill, hillbilly, Mags763, Strangerclur, jdennington, Tabber, GlynREvans, Samrust, TONYL31, gilly_3886, Billygoat75, ianjbaines, windridge, vinmac, On The Rivet, drsylvester68, fizzerfox, fidds, jplyons, gill4rolo, CarlandHay, Mikew92, Carolwildbird, CARLOS, Ginty (twice), AGJ64, koczur, Jennie, Susanna, beth, i2am2no2man, Andy Duff, Lancashire Lad (twice), gbh, tposton, Drpjohnston, gerard.hurst, and cejackson1951.
In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:
If you need accommodation we have details of 13 properties offering rooms near Red Pike (Buttermere). Here are some examples: