Scafell Pike (Lake District) Reviews
Description:Sightseeing National / Lake District / Cumbria / England
Newest Review: ... essentials including food as we knew we would get hungry half way up. It is really important that you make sure you have certain items to hand especially when climbing a mountain like Scafell Pike, this includes a map, torch, food and water and definitely the correct footwear, I can imagine this walk could cause serious problems if the correct footwear isn't worn. The views from the ground ... more
Customer Scafell Pike (Lake District) Reviews (2)
by - written on 03/07/13, updated on 03/07/13 (Very useful, 71 readings)
Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England at 978 metres/3209 feet high. Did this scare me? No it did not! It only encouraged me to reach the top even more and what better day than New Years Day, I had gone on so many hikes and climbed 'mini mountains' that I stupidly thought - How hard can it be? Hmm well a lot harder than I thought actually. We had booked a cottage at the bottom of Scafell Pike and woke up bright and early on New Years day ready to conquer the Mountain. With my new hiking boots at the ready (they were a Christmas present off my other half and I was in love with them) we headed out. I wasn't exactly 'dressed for the occasion' with my ... Read the complete review
by - written on 19/10/09 (Very useful, 695 readings)
Scafell Pike is England's highest mountain at just under 1,000 metres (around 3,200 feet). It's situated in the Lake District, in Cumbria. Scafell Pike isn't to be confused with Scafell, which is a separate mountain top, although is very close by. I attempted to walk up this mountain recently, although as I had been walking elsewhere in the area, I wasn't able to reach the top, but came to within just a few hundred feet. The mountain is incredibly beautiful, as is the whole area, with large valleys, lakes, waterfalls and wonderful views, especially if the weather is good. If you reasonably fit, you should have no trouble reaching the top ... Read the complete review
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