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Scafell Pike - England's Highest Mountain

July 2021 

 
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Scafell Pike Days Out

 

Climb England's highest mountain!

Saturday 17th or Sunday 18th July 2021

ABOUT THE DAY

At 978m (3,208ft) above sea level, Scafell Pike is England's highest mountain in the heart of the Lake District National Park. There are numerous ways to walk up Scafell Pike. The most common is from Wasdale but this route is a brutal slog. There are some other amazing routes which are overlooked for being slightly longer.

 

So we will be setting off from the marvellous Langdales. We have the option of bagging a few extra Wainwrights on the day if we want to and that's up to the weather and what people want to do. Most importantly we also have a pub to dive into at the end! We will also aim to include the famous "Corridor Route".

 

Meeting Point:

09:00am Outside the Old Dungeon Ghyll pub, Great Langdale, Ambleside LA22 9JY

To view the start point on Google Maps, please click here. This will open in a separate tab.

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DifficultyThe approximate total distance & ascent is 22km / 13.5 miles distance and 1,610m / 5,282ft ascent. There is a good track although it can be steep in places. The walk is shorter with less ascent if we miss out the other Wainwrights en route.

Cost: The guided walk up Scafell Pike is £39 per person if booking for one, £35 each if booking for 2-3 people or £33 each if booking 4 or more. 16-18 year old's are welcome if accompanied by a parent or guardian. You will need to provide your own transport and accommodation.

Numbers: I can take a maximum of 10 and a minimum of 4 in order to run the events. If there are fewer than the minimum numbers booked you'll get a full refund.

Wainwrights: 

Scafell Pike (978m / 3,208ft)

Optional Wainwrights:

   Great End (910m / 2986ft)

   Esk Pike (885m / 2,903ft)

   Bowfell (902m / 2,959ft)

 

Guided Trips - Frequently asked questions

Is this suitable for me?


You will need to be fit and have some walking experience. The track is relatively popular but the weather could be doing anything and the Lakeland hills are famous for being steep. We're not going to be going at an army march pace but more leisurely to enjoy the day. I will always try and accommodate everyone but if unsure please drop me an email.




What do I need to bring?


You will need all of the essential kit. You can see the recommended kit list here.




I'm coming from further afield, where can I stay nearby?


This is up to you depending on your budget. There are an enormous range of hotels, bunkhouses, hostels, campsites and B&Bs in and around the Langdales. You can also look around Grasmere, Ambleside and Rydal.




What's not included?


Accommodation (if applicable), Food, Personal Insurance, Personal equipment, Transport




How much is the trip and how do I book?


The day costs £39 per person. To book please see below. Please ensure you have read the Terms and Conditions.




What are the Terms & Conditions?


Please see the Terms and Conditions section by clicking the link. You can also see the Disclaimer and Privacy Policy.




I've got some more general questions...


Please see the General FAQ section by clicking the link here. If you've still got questions then please get in touch!




How do I get there?


There are regular buses in and out of Langdale in summer from Ambleside. You can also get a cab. However, parking can be an issue in the popular summer months.





 

TO BOOK

If you want to chat to me about the day then please feel free to do so - email is a good start as I'm often out and about with limited phone reception.
If you don't like the idea of the online booking or would prefer to pay a 10% deposit for now, that's fine as I can simply raise an invoice. Please note that this has an additional £5 non-refundable administration fee.
Simply click 'Book Now' for the day you are interested in and follow the instructions. You'll get an automated confirmation reply but I'll follow that up when I get back to civilisation to say thanks and with more detail about the trip.
Please ensure you've read the Terms and Conditions and you are aware of what you need to bring by downloading the gear list.
A quirk of the website hosting system means there are a range of ticket options (apologies about that). Please check the number you are booking for on the ticket options and ensure you request that number of tickets...
Any problems then please get in touch
  • Scafell Pike - Saturday 17th July 2021
    17 Jul, 09:00 – 18:00
    Cumbria, Ambleside LA22 9JY, UK
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  • Scafell Pike - Sunday 18th July 2021
    18 Jul, 09:00 – 18:00
    Cumbria, Ambleside LA22 9JY, UK
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FABIAN SEYMOUR

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fabian@afsmountaineering.co.uk

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