Region: LD - Lake District

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The Region currently has 55 qualifying summits.

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The Lake District is England’s most extensive mountainous region, with over 50 summits above 2500 ft (762m). The region includes England’s highest mountain summit, Scafell Pike, 978m high. The Lake District is located in the north west of England bordered by Scotland to the north and the Irish Sea to the west. Access is generally excellent, being close to several junctions on the nearby M6 motorway. Accommodation is plentiful but, as this is a major tourist area, tends to get booked some months ahead at weekends, especially in the summer. There are numerous campsites and generally, there is little difficulty in finding a place to camp. The region is characterised by steep-sided valleys frequently occupied by a lake or reservoir. Population centres tend to be adjacent to these lakes, often at one end where a river runs over somewhat more gentle land. There is an extensive system of footpaths, generally originating in the villages and running over the numerous passes before striking up hill to the summit. Virtually without exception, summits can be reached by simple hill walking, with no rock climbing required. For the more adventurous, there are many excellent scrambles and there is a considerable quantity of serious rock climbing. Some Lakeland mountains have extremely precipitous edges close to the summit. The classic example is Helvellyn, which has gentle slopes in all directions except to the east where the edge is near vertical for up to 300m. There are fatal accidents every year on these edges. Special care is required when there is considerable snow as unstable cornices can extend a considerable distance beyond the edge. The weather in the Lake District can be very unpredictable and can even vary from one valley to another. Rainfall is around twice the national average, carried on strong south-westerly winds that are frequently gale force on the summits. Many summits have rudimentary shelters on or close to the summit but in busy times these will be fully occupied. Generally, there is no other shelter on the summits. The Lake District National Park Authority has a weather forecast, that is updated twice daily, available on 0844 846 2444. An alternative weather forecast for this SOTA Region can also be found on 09068 500 419. LD-058 Arnside Knott was promoted to Marilyn status in 2005 when research using the OS Digimap Service identified a very low col near to Silverdale. Arnside Knott is now the lowest qualifying summit in England.

Code Name Alt(m) Points Activations Last Activation Last Activator
G/LD-001 Scafell Pike 978 10 156 1 Jun 2017 G4VFL/P
G/LD-003 Helvellyn 950 10 232 28 May 2017 G4WSB/P
G/LD-004 Skiddaw 931 10 213 7 Jun 2017 GX0OOO/P
G/LD-005 Great Gable 899 8 106 18 Feb 2017 M0BKQ/P
G/LD-006 Pillar 892 8 69 22 Jun 2017 M0OAT/P
G/LD-007 Fairfield 873 8 168 24 Jun 2017 M6VMS/P
G/LD-008 Blencathra - Hallsfell Top 868 8 160 8 Jun 2017 GX0OOO/P
G/LD-009 Grasmoor 852 8 82 23 Apr 2017 M0OAT/P
G/LD-010 St Sunday Crag 841 8 126 24 Jun 2017 M6VMS/P
G/LD-011 High Street 828 8 138 2 Jun 2017 M6VMS/P
G/LD-012 High Stile 807 8 58 17 Oct 2016 G1JTD/P
G/LD-013 The Old Man of Coniston 803 8 210 24 May 2017 M6VMS/P
G/LD-014 Kirk Fell 802 8 73 10 Sep 2016 M0WML/P
G/LD-015 Grisedale Pike 791 6 109 23 Apr 2017 G2HFR/P
G/LD-017 Red Screes 776 6 167 22 Apr 2017 M6IIE/P
G/LD-018 Stony Cove Pike 763 6 207 21 Apr 2017 G2HFR/P
G/LD-019 High Raise 762 6 71 20 Oct 2016 M6BWA/P
G/LD-020 Dale Head 753 6 150 31 May 2017 M0UGX
G/LD-021 Robinson 737 6 107 8 Apr 2017 G4ONL/P
G/LD-022 Seat Sandal 736 6 179 15 Apr 2017 M0VFC/P
G/LD-023 Knott 710 6 63 4 Jun 2017 GX0OOO/P
G/LD-024 Pike of Blisco 705 6 124 26 May 2017 M6VMS/P
G/LD-025 Seatallan 692 4 43 22 Jun 2017 M0OAT/P
G/LD-026 Tarn Crag (Sleddale) 664 4 48 9 Oct 2016 G0HIO/P
G/LD-027 Place Fell 657 4 86 16 Mar 2017 M0IML/P
G/LD-028 Harter Fell (Eskdale) 654 4 91 11 May 2017 G4VFL/P
G/LD-029 Illgill Head 609 4 61 8 May 2017 G4VFL/P
G/LD-030 Black Combe 600 4 126 13 May 2017 G6PJZ/P
G/LD-031 Blake Fell 573 2 60 3 May 2017 2E0MIX/P
G/LD-032 Whitfell 573 2 79 15 Oct 2016 M6BWA/P
G/LD-033 Lord's Seat 552 2 86 22 May 2017 G4VFL/P
G/LD-034 Hard Knott 549 2 81 11 May 2017 G4VFL/P
G/LD-035 Great Mell Fell 537 2 157 16 Apr 2017 M0VFC/P
G/LD-036 Mellbreak 512 2 41 9 Dec 2016 M0WML/P
G/LD-037 Little Mell Fell 505 2 172 16 Apr 2017 M0VFC/P
G/LD-038 Grayrigg Forest 494 1 49 1 Sep 2016 M0KCB/P
G/LD-040 Lingmoor Fell 469 1 73 25 May 2017 G4VFL/P
G/LD-041 Binsey 447 1 75 12 Jun 2017 G8XDD/P
G/LD-042 Low Fell 423 1 37 20 Nov 2016 M0PYG/P
G/LD-043 Hallin Fell 388 1 67 22 Nov 2016 M0PYG/P
G/LD-044 High Rigg 357 1 71 21 Apr 2017 M0YCJ/P
G/LD-045 Dent 352 1 82 10 Apr 2017 M6PHF
G/LD-046 Lambrigg Fell 339 1 142 25 Oct 2016 G4CFS/P
G/LD-047 Loughrigg Fell 335 1 107 25 May 2017 G4VFL/P
G/LD-048 Top o'Selside 335 1 91 8 May 2016 G4RQJ/P
G/LD-049 Kirkby Moor 334 1 309 27 Apr 2017 M6BWA/P
G/LD-050 Gummer's How 321 1 291 13 May 2017 G3TQQ/P
G/LD-051 Holme Fell 317 1 99 25 May 2017 G4VFL/P
G/LD-052 Hutton Roof Crags 275 1 176 30 Apr 2017 M0OAT/P
G/LD-053 Claife Heights 270 1 98 2 Apr 2017 M6VMS/P
G/LD-054 Watch Hill 254 1 51 27 Mar 2017 M0PYG/P
G/LD-056 Whitbarrow - Lord's Seat 215 1 123 1 Apr 2017 M0WML/P
G/LD-057 Swinside 244 1 26 15 Aug 2016 G0HIO/P
G/LD-058 Arnside Knott 159 1 172 21 Jun 2017 G4VPX/P
G/LD-059 Muncaster Fell 232 1 10 13 May 2017 G4MD/P