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Scafell Pike Guided Ascent (Summer)

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Scafell Pike Guided Ascent (Summer)

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Join with us on a rewarding hike upon Scafell Pike and discover England’s stunning landscape. Scafell Pike is 978m tall making it the tallest mountain in England, encased by the spectacular atmosphere of the Lake District. Within the first hour of the hike brilliant views will reveal themselves to you and on a day with clear visibility you can see all the way to the coast and beyond. Enjoy the simplicity of being guided up the mountain with no extra stress as the guide will take the navigational initiative, all you have to do is enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

We offer guided ascents of the mountain every Saturday from May – October. All you have to do is select your favoured date and we’ll do all the hard work. You will not only be supported by a qualified mountain leader but also a dedicated team here at Maximum Adventure to ensure your experience is fun and safe. 

 

Quick Facts

  • Distance Approximately: 5.5 miles (8.5 km)
  • Height Gain: 910 m (2985 ft)
  • Peak: 978 m (3208 ft)
  • 1 day’s guiding by an experienced mountain leader on Scafell Pike
  • We run this trip between May and October

About & Details

Standing on top of Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in Britain, gives you a fantastic sense of achievement. Climbing this magnificent mountain is an unmissable experience.  Weather conditions permit us to run this course anytime from May to October. Although at 978m above sea level, it is possible that during the colder months, snow and ice will appear on the trail. This hike does have the possibility to be quite challenging due to the steep mountain trail and the unpredictable weather, although it will equally make an unforgettable memory. 

This adventure is also available as a package with accommodation.  Please see optional extras for additional charges.

Should you wish to book a bespoke event on a date of your choice, please send us an enquiry and one of our travel experts will be in touch.

Inclusions

  • Professional event organisation
  • Qualified mountain leaders
  • Group first aid kit with qualified first aiders
Exclusions
  • Travel to and from the National Trust car park near Wasdale Head
  • Lunches/evening meals and beverages
  • Personal Insurance (for cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects)

Optional Extras

  • Accommodation £90.00 per person per night for twin accommodation (requires two people)
  • Accommodation £145.00 per night for single room accommodation

Please select from Optional Extras at Checkout

Guided Ascent Departures

We run Scafell Pike guided ascents every Saturday from May to the end of October.  To book any number of participants on to an event, simply select the date in the calendar and following the booking procedure. You will then receive an automated confirmation and full details will follow from our office in due course.

Package and Bespoke Options

If you would like to book this challenge as a package (accommodation included), or as a bespoke event, please contact our travel experts.

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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Saturday

    Meet your mountain leader at the base of Scafell Pike. Climb Scafell Pike following a route from Wasdale.

Notes:

This itinerary is a guide only. It can be subject to change dependent upon viability, course members’ fitness, and weather conditions. 

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Reviews

Find some of the reviews our wonderful customers have left for us below, or read them all here!

Heather Parr
3 months ago

Maximum Adventure exceeded expectations, planning a trip for me last minute and off season through the glorious Lake District. The hotels were top rate, as was the food and my daily gluten free sandwich. Nathalie got the route guide sent to me in a couple of days and the baggage service was impeccable. It was the only tour guide company that responded immediately to my last minute request. Looking forward to more adventures with your company!!!

Chris Evans
3 months ago

David and I walked the Speyside Way in September 2023 and very much enjoyed the adventure. Maximum Adventure Ltd organised our nightly accommodation and uplifting of our luggage in a seamless manner, which made the whole trip so easy with no stress. This is the second time that I have personally used Maximum Adventures Ltd and I would recommend them to others as they offer a friendly and efficient service.

Göte Fredriksson
4 months ago

We realy appreciated the tour we did on Hadrians Wall path in May.Beautiful scenery, decent weather, god arrangements including lodging, transport, bagagehandling etc. We came well prepared . In this preparation Maximum adventures gave us great support, as we are coming from abroad with no knowledge of conditions on the path. We had great BnBs and could concentrate on de daily walks that gave us great pleasure.Thank you England and Hadrians Wall path for your friendly reception and well mantained walking path.Thank you Maximum Adventures for your good service.We would love to come back in the future.

Jerry Kashinski
4 months ago

Maximum Adventure did a great job for us. With less than a month's notice, it set up an itinerary, lodging and luggage porterage for a walk from Carlisle to Newcastle, England along Hadrian's Wall. The lodging was fantastic, as was the itinerary and support during the walk. We'd definitely use Maximum Adventure again and would recommend them without reservation!

Fiona Reilly
5 months ago

I was part of a climb on 23/09, didn't think I would make ut, but I did. The descent was a different story.. I got jelly legs and lost my confidence. If it wasn't for James, my Sherpa would never have made it. Can't thank him enough, Will, met you briefly.Both of them were very knowledgeable, we had the most amazing views at the summit...the pain is still worth it and

Tom Graham
5 months ago

I walked the West Highland Way with my dad and brother. The organisation was excellent by Samantha. Itinerary and instructions were clear and all the bookings and luggage transfers went smoothly. As a result we were able to ensure the fantastic walk and not worry about anything. I would happily recommend Maximum Adventure to others.

Sarah Bracken
5 months ago

Absolutely brilliant guide - knowledgeable, interesting and humorous in addition to looking after our safety so well - making sure we ate and suggesting when to layer up! Would highly recommend!

Diana Straub
6 months ago

We just got home from our 8-days Hadrian's Wall hike and we just loved it!Everything was perfectly organized!We had great B&Bs and hotels with very friendly, welcoming and helpful staff. Our favorite was the Dacre House with Clare. But then again, all were great!The luggage was always at the day's destination, no matter how early we got to the accommodation.The description of how to get to the accommodations were clear and precise.The road map and the guide book were waiting for us as we got to the first B&B and were very helpful and interestingThanks, Maximum Adventure!

Kristin Hentschel
6 months ago

Praise for the West Highland Hike and the Maximum Adventure planners, esp. our planner Samantha. Great experience in every regard.

Simon Bradish
6 months ago

Booked for the 3 UK Peaks adventure, it was organised perfectly and everything when to plan. Accommodation was good, transport excellent, our guide (Patrick) brilliant, so cannot fault the trip and adventure. I personally expected too much from myself and was unable to fully summit as this adventure is not for beginners, I climbed Kilimanjaro in 2003 when I was 42 and twenty years later, although relatively fit, my endurance didn't last. So I did a half summit for Ben Nevis & Scafell, thanks to Patrick for letting go back down on my own, it was brilliant. With Snowdon, a half summit is tricky as you can't descend the way you go up, so I decided to do some hiking in the area while the rest of the group did the climb. I took a chance and went to the ticket office and managed to get a single return ticket up to the summit of Snowdon at 9am which returned down by 11.30am. I was hoping to see my group on top and spring a surprise but the weather was terrible. I highly recommend the trip but make sure you are fit enough otherwise as there is an emphasis on time, so a slow walk up is going to slow everyone down and really delay the trip. Have Fun, Simon Bradish

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Why book with us

We know you have a choice of companies providing trips for your next adventures. Here are some of the reasons you should choose to travel with Maximum Adventure:

  • We are an established adventure travel business
  • We have been trading since 2002
  • We are financially protected in accordance with the 1992 travel regulation
  • Knowledgeable and available office staff
  • Qualified leaders and guides with ascents ranging from Ben Nevis to Mount Everest
  • All activities are risk assessed
  • We will provide you with the best service available
  • We are aware this is your holiday/your challenge and will do our best to make it an enjoyable and rewarding experience
  • We have many repeat clients stretching back over a number of years
20+ years adventure organisation experience
Full liability & financial protection
Leading provider of high quality adventure challenges
Great team of staff to support you

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