Scafell Pike

Scafell Pike

Visitors to Scafell Pike must be prepared and have significant mountaineering experience.

Our volunteer mountain rescue teams are attending an increasing number of preventable rescue call-outs to the Scafell range, particularly to Piers Gill from the corridor route to Scafell Pike.

Don't become another rescue statistic. Ask yourself three questions before you set off:

  1. Am I confident I have the knowledge and skills for the day?
  2. Do I know what the weather will be like? Visit Weatherline.
  3. Do I have the right gear?

Visit Climbing Scafell Pike on the National Trust website for route information.

Maps for Scafell

  • OS Landranger 89 or 90 (1:50 000)
  • OS Explorer OL6 & OL4 (1:25 000)
  • Harveys Superwalker XT25 Lake District West (1:25 000)
  • British Mountain Maps Lake District (1:40 000)
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