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The Easiest Way Up Scafell Pike (and Down Again!)

Frequently Asked Questions about Climbing Scafell Pike

Since the popularity of this page has risen I have had to stop responding to individual requests for information. I hope that the information below will help people plan their ascent of Scafell Pike.

It is important to note that there are always risks associated with hill walking, …

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  1. Richard Morris

    We are planning a climb up scafell pike on Sunday the 28th April for the three peaks challenge. We are expecting to start climbing around 4:30am. Which route do you recommend? We are of good fitness but most of us are inexperienced climbers.

    1. Jon Lynch

      The usual route is the one on this page. I recommend reading the Code of Practice. In particular In settlement areas, arrival or departure ought not to be between the hours of 2300 and 0600.

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