Red Screes

Overview
Height: 2,541 Feet - 766 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 396 087
Area: Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: One

Red screes, although in the midst of high country, contrives to appear more isolated from its fellows than any other of the eastern fells. It is independent and is unsupported, not buttressed by its neighbors: to this extent, it may be said to have the purest mountain form among the eastern fells.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Red Screes and Middle Dodd seen over Kirkstone Pass.

Snarker Pike, Pets Quarry and Red Screes seen from the Garburn Pass.

Red Screes summit and Trig Point.

 

There are 8 walks to choose from including Red Screes

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks Walk 28 - A Scandale Skyline from Cow Bridge

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18th August 2016
ASCENT: 4,932 Feet - 1,504 Meters
MILES: 12.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) - Red Screes - Middle Dodd - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Hartsop above How
ROUTE: Hartsop - Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) - John Bell's Banner - St Raven's Edge - Kirkstone Pass - Red Screes - Smallthwaite Band - Middle Dodd - Top of Caiston Beck - Scandale Pass - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Black Brow - Bakestones Moss - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Hartsop above How - Gale Crag - Low Wood - Cow Bridge - Hartsop
 

A Kirkstone Skyline

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12th March 2016
ASCENT: 3,130 Feet, 954 Meters
MILES: 8.3
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stonycove Pike) - Red Screes - Middle Dodd
ROUTE: Cow Bridge - Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) - St Raven's Edge - Kirkstone Pass Inn - Red Screes - Smallthwaite Band - Middle Dodd - Hartsop Hall - Brothers Water - Cow Bridge
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 21 -Summits from Kirkstone

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25th July 2015
ASCENT: 2'561 Feet - 781 Meters
MILES: 7.5
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 Ft: 3, Little Hart Crag West Top - Little Hart Crag East Top - Red Screes
ROUTE: Cow Bridge - Brothers Water - Hartsop Hall - Caiston Glen - Top of Scandale Pass - Little Hart Crag - Scandale Tarn - Top of Scandale Pass - Red Screes - Smallthwaite Band - Middle Dodd - Hartsop Hall - Brothers Water - Cow Bridge
 

An alternative Fairfield Horseshoe

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29th November 2014
ASCENT: 4,500 Feet – 1,372 Meters
MILES: 13.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Red Screes – Little Hart Crag – Dove Crag – Hart Crag – Fairfield – Great Rigg – Heron Pike – Nab Scar
ROUTE: Miller Bridge – Rothay Park – Ambleside – Kirkstone Road – Snarker Pike – Red Screes – Scandale Pass – Little Hart Crag – Bakestones Moss – Dove Crag – Hart Crag – Link Hause – Fairfield – Great Rigg – Heron Pike – Nab Scar – Rydal Hall – Rydal Park – Scandale Bridge – Ambleside – Miller Bridge
 

The Kirkstone Pass Fells


2nd March 2014
ASCENT: 3,130 Feet, 954 Meters
MILES: 8.3
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Hartsop Dodd – Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) – Red Screes – Middle Dodd
ROUTE: Cow Bridge – Hartsop – Hartsop Dodd – Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) – John Bell’s Banner – St Raven’s Edge – Kirkstone Pass – Red Screes – Middle Dodd – Hartsop Hall – Brothers Water – Cow Bridge
 

Five hours above Scandale

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21st September 2012
ASCENT: 2,191 Feet, 668 Metres
MILES: 9
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Red Screes, Little Hart Crag, High Pike & Low Pike
ROUTE: Kirkstone Road – South Ridge – Snarker Pike – Raven Crag – Red Screes– Little Hart Crag – Scandale Tarn – High Bakestones – Scandale Head – Thack Bottom Edge – High Pike – Low Pike – High Sweden Bridge – Rough Sides – Kirkstone Road
 

The Kirkstone Pass Fells

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28th April 2012
ASCENT: 3,215 Feet, 980 Metres
MILES: 8.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Middle Dodd, Red Screes, Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) & Hartsop Dodd
ROUTE: Cow Bridge – Brothers Water – Hartsop Hall – Middle Dodd – Smallthwaite Band – Red Screes – Kirkstone Pass – St Ravens Edge – John Bell’s Banner – Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) – Hartsop Dodd – Hartsop – Cow Bridge
 

Middle Dodd & Red Screes

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19th December 2009
ASCENT: 776Mtrs 2541Ft
MILES: xxx
WAINWRIGHTS: 2  Middle Dodd, Red Screes
ROUTE: xxxx
 

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