Scafell Pike


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Sca·fell Pike

 (skô′fĕl′)
A mountain in the Cumbrian Mountains of northwest England. At 978 m (3,210 ft), it is the highest peak in the range and the highest elevation in England.

Scafell Pike

(skɔːˈfɛl)
n
(Placename) a mountain in NW England, in Cumbria in the Lake District: the highest peak in England. Height: 977 m (3206 ft)

Sca′fell Pike′

(ˈskɔˌfɛl)
n.
a mountain in NW England, in Cumberland: highest peak in England. 3210 ft. (978 m).
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Volunteers also made their way to the top of Scafell Pike and Snowdon, clearing as much as they could from the summits and popular routes.
A helicopter, mountain rescuers and an ambulance were called following a 999 call from the top of 3,209ft Scafell Pike in Cumbria.
Tia Layla Ruddle is raising money by climbing Ben Nevis and Scafell Pike - after climbing Mount Snowdon last year.
The team of friends - James O'Brien, Dave Robson, Danny Martin, Chris Burrell, Adam Hadfield, Chris Pearce, Neil Farwell, Richard Read, Alan Cossavella, Ian Matthews, Martyn Read and drivers Terry Bolton and Alec Conway - set off in confi-dent mood in their bid to complete the Three Peaks Challenge by scaling Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon in 24 hours.
A YEAR ON SCAFELL PIKE (9pm BBC4) MOUNTAINEERING documentaries don't get much more restful than this - it's a bit like watching a beautifully filmed nature calendar set to music.
We set off to drive to Scotland in the early hours and climbed Ben Nevis before driving back down to the Lake District to climb Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England.
PUPILS from a Coventry special school bagged England's highest peak Scafell Pike as part of a ree Peaks challenge.
Staff from Selco Builders Warehouse will tackle Mount Snowdon, Ben Nevis and Scafell Pike, to raise more than PS2,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
She will light the cauldron using the flame that was created at Scafell Pike.
Paul Grant and Mike Jones aim to take on Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon over 24 hours.
Hinett, from Tipton, was part of the party which scaled Scafell Pike in the Lake District.
The group of youngsters and two Scout leaders scaled the 978m (3,208ft) summit of Scafell Pike in Cumbria, where they struck a ferrocerium rod against a rough steel surface to create the sparks to light the flame.