Red Pike (Wasdale)

Overview
Height: 2,707 Feet - 826 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 165 105
Area: Western
Ordnance Survey: OL4
Wainwright Guidebook: Seven

There are several Mosedales and the best known of them, and the best, is the one branching from Wasdale Head. The circuit of the ridges around this side-valley is a succession of exciting situations and fine vantage points in rugged surroundings, and a highlight greatly enjoyed on the this splendid expedition is the traverse along the crest of the mile long escarpment of Red Pike.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Red Pike (Buttermere) from Scoat Fell.

Dore Head and Yewbarrow from Red Pike (Wasdale)

Red Pike (Wasdale)

Red Pike (Wasdale)

Great End, Broad Crag and the Scafells from Red Pike (Wasdale) summit.

 

There are 4 walks to choose from including Red Pike (Wasdale)

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks Walk 30 - Nine fells west of Wast Water

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10th September 2016
ASCENT: 5,126 Feet - 1,563 Meters
MILES: 13.3
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Buckbarrow - Seatallan - Middle Fell - Haycock - Scoat Fell - Steeple - Pillar - Red Pike - Yewbarrow
ROUTE: Harrow Head - Gill Beck - Buckbarrow - Glade How - Seatallan - Middle Fell - Winscale Hows - Pots of Ashness - Haycock - Scoat Fell - Steeple - Black Crag - Windy Gap - Pillar - Windy Gap - Black Crag - Red Pike - Dore Head - Stirrup Crag - Yewbarrow - Bell Rib - Overbeck Bridge
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 22 -The Mosedale Horseshoe

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8th August 2015
ASCENT: 4,922 Feet - 1,501 Meters
MILES: 10.8
SUMMITS OVER 2'000Ft: 11, Looking Stead - Pillar - Black Crag - Little Scoat Fell - Scoat Fell (NY 158 114) - Steeple - Scoat Fell (Summit) - Little Gowder Crag - Red Pike (Wasdale) Stirrup Crags - Yewbarrow
ROUTE: Wasdale Head - Mosedale - Black Sail Pass - Looking Stead - Pillar - Wind Gap - Black Crag - Scoat Fell - Steeple - Little Gowder Crag - Red Pike - Dore Head - Stirrup Crags - Yewbarrow - Bob Graham Relay Descent off Yewbarrow - Road Back to Wasdale Head
 

A Mosedale Round – Pillar to Red Pike


30th January 2014
ASCENT: 4,011 Feet – 1,223 Meters
MILES: 9.6
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Pillar – Scoat Fell – Steeple – Red Pike (Wasdale)
ROUTE: Wasdale Head – Mosedale – Black Sail Pass – Looking Stead – Pillar – Wind Gap – Black Crag – Scoat Fell – Steeple – Red Pike (Wasdale) – Dore Head – Overbeck – Yewbarrow South Ridge – Down in the Dale – Wasdale Head
 

Mosedale Round, Via The High Level Route

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26th June 2010
ASCENT: 1,554 Mtrs 5,100 Ft
MILES: 10.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Kirk Fell, Pillar, Scoat Fell, Steeple, Red Pike & Yewbarrow
ROUTE:  
 

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