Nethermost Pike

Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County:Westmorland and Furness
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Nuttall, and High Hill of Britain
(also Fellranger, Synge, and sub Sim)
Height:891.3m (with a drop of 29.1m)
Maps:OL5(S) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY343142         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn - photo
Notes:Wainwright is small cairn at NY 34406 14157, cairn 20m NW is lower
Daylight:dawn 03:52, sunrise 04:44, sunset 21:34, dusk 22:26

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Nethermost Pike
Nethermost Pike

Approached from the west its summit is an unassuming small cairn sitting on a flat top, continue east and you would fall down impressive cliffs into Nethermost Cove and Grisedale. Viewed from Grisedale, Nethermost Pike earns its name, Pike means 'peaked mountain'. It is the second highest peak on the Helvellyn ridge.

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Photo by Michael Graham and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) licence. For more information about this photo, including on copyright, see the photo's home page.

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