Steeple

Overview
Height: 2,687 Feet - 819 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 157 116
Area: Western
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: Seven

The unknown man who named this fell was blessed both with inspiration and imagination. Few mountains given description names have fared better, Steeple is a magnificent choice.


 

Map and Photo Gallery



Steeple seen over Mirk Cove.

Looking up towards Steeple summit from Long Green.

Steeple from Scoat Fell.

Steeple from Mirk Cove.

Pillar and Black Crag from Steeple summit.

 

There are 6 walks to choose from including Steeple

Steeple via the Long Crag Ridge from Bleach Green

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17th June 2017
ASCENT: 3,883 Feet - 1,184 Metres
MILES: 14
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Steeple - Scoat Fell - Haycock - Caw Fell - Crag Fell
ROUTE: Bleach Green – Bowness – Low Gillerthwaite – High Gillerthwaite – Ennerdale Forest - Low Beck - Long Crag - Steeple - Scoat Fell - Haycock - Little Gowder Crag - Caw Fell - Iron Crag - Crag Fell - Top of Revelin Crag - Ben Gill - Bleech Green
 

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
 

Pillar via Pillar Cove


4th August 2014
ASCENT: 3,865 Feet – 1,178 Meters
MILES: 16.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Pillar – Scoat Fell – Steeple – Haycock – Caw Fell
ROUTE:

Bleach Green – Bowness – Low Gillerthwaite – High Gillerthwaite – Ennerdale Forest – Pillar Cove – Robinson’s Cairn – High Level Route – Shamrock Traverse – Pillar – Wind Gap – Black Crag (Pillar) – Scoat Fell – Steeple – Haycock – Little Gowder Crag – Caw Fell – Iron Crag – Boathow Crag – Anglers Crag – Bleach Green

 

Pillar from Bowness Knott

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30th April 2012
ASCENT: 3,288 Feet, 1,002 Metres
MILES: 11.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Haycock, Scoat Fell, Steeple & Pillar
ROUTE: Bowness Knott – Ennerdale Water – Irish Bridge – Woundell Beck –Caw Fell North Ridge – Haycock – Scoat Fell – Pillar Black Crag – Wind Gap – Pillar – White Pike – Ennerdale Plantations – Homestead – Moss Dub – Irish Bridge Ennnerdale Water – Bowness Knott
 

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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