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Scafell 


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Elevation: 3,210'
Location: 54.45237, -3.21668 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: USBRIT on Dec 19, 2009
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Looking towards the summit of Scawfell Pike 3210' ...

Description 

The crown jewel crags of the Lake District.The mountain itself Scawfell Pike is Britain's highest mountain (3210') and the rock faces imposing and steep are some of the biggest .There are a massive amount of routes of all grades to climb on these crags providing one has the luck of good weather.


Getting There 

The easiest walk is from the Wasdale Valley ,about 11/2 hours from Borrowdale about two hours or more.


Climbing Season


3 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Scafell
This is probably the first multi ascent by some of the top British boulder men of 1895.Certainly well worth the the $1500 flight from the USA> Bring your own nailed boots and mattress.

Mega Boulder V10- in nails V10- 7C+  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Scafell
Many routes on this fine boulder, Sit and lie down starts from V9- upwards . Restricted to nail boots... See topo photo.. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Nick Russell
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From: Bristol, UK
Mar 18, 2013

I think the conventional spelling would be Scafell (or Sca Fell), although the pronunciation is closer to how you'd say Scaw Fell