Nethermost Pike

Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, and Nuttall
(also Fellranger, Synge, and sub Sim)
Maps:OL5(S) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY343142         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn - photo
Notes:cairn 20m NW is probably lower
Daylight:dawn 05:44, sunrise 06:20, sunset 18:20, dusk 18:55

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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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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: samross, adgl, DukeNukem (twice), distantecho, Hannahfw, Danrobinson, Boss_keloid, steve71, gallowshill (x3), bentonrambler, eclipseandy, Strangerclur, Sylwia J Kociemba, Tabber, Paperballpark, gilly_3886, Cydonia, peterb, Gillian7660, motley 55 (x3), vinmac, john09cw, fizzerfox, JamieL, gill4rolo, CarlandHay, Mikew92, CARLOS (x4), ThrowerBell, Ginty, wolfgangb, koczur, jegger, walsh581, Susanna, beth, Andy Duff, Shortnick, ThinArthur, Lancashire Lad (x7), s.lee90, gbh,, springfishblue, and Steve18566.

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

If you need accommodation we have details of 14 properties offering rooms near Nethermost Pike. Here are some examples:

4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£390-759 per week
4.9km (3.0 miles) away, sleeps 2
3 AA Assessed

4.5km (2.8 miles) away
3 Assessed

5.1km (3.2 miles) away

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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