Scafell Pike is one of the National 3 Peaks and if you have already walked Ben Nevis or Snowdon then this mountain is the next in line. Situated in the Lake District, overlooking Wastwater, this mountain is generally approached from either Wasdale Head or from Seathwaite.
We walk from Wasdale Head ascending the valley as shown in the photo below to the pike at the top.
We meet at 9.30am on the green at Wasdale Head where we are briefed on the days walk and the necessary equipment check done before starting our ascent.
Stopping for photographs and to admire the views on route, (low cloud permitting), we walk alongside the beck then nearing the higher slopes, we head over the rocks and stony area to finish the ascent on the summit of Scafell Pike at the ‘trig’ point.
After sandwiches just off the summit, we return to Wasdale Head before leaving for our camp site a short distance away and a celebration evening meal.
We leave the Camp site around 10am the following day to make our way home.
Limited transport is available to Kendal or Lancaster to connect with a train or coach for your return journey home. Please book ASAP and enquire if this is a requirement.
Duration : We meet at 9.30am on the Saturday on the village green at Wasdale Head then depart the campsite around 10am on the Sunday.
Grade : Tough
9th to 10th July 2016
10th to 11th September 2016
15th to 16th July 2017
9th to 10th September 2017
Other dates can be arranged for groups, minimum of 10 people
Self Funded : Registration fee of £45, plus a challenge balance of £54 (£60 for 2017 events)
Fundraising : Registration fee of £45, plus a fundraising Target of £108 (£120 for 2017 events)
What is Included
What is not included
personal outdoor clothing
Transport to and from Wasdale Head
Spending money (suggested amount £30)
See below for a few images we have taken on previous challenge events;