Wainwright (No. 152)
Blea Rigg is on Peak Bagging Map and Hill Tick List:
*Version including the walk routes you need to follow in order to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.
If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Blea Rigg, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. And since you can also access your Personal Mountain & Hill Bagging Record via go4awalk Mobile you can quickly & easily record, edit and view your achievements - whether you are at home/work on your desktop computer or in the pub/at the top of a mountain with your iPhone, HTC Android or Blackberry Smart Phone. Furthermore, you can even download your Personal Mountain & Hill Bagging Record as a .csv file for importing into spreadsheet software such as Excel or NeoOffice. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.
Fellow go4awalkers who have walked up, climbed & bagged Blea Rigg
Harry Meijer walked up Blea Rigg on May 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] High Raise from Grasmere [with] The Lake District Walker
Charlie Housley climbed Blea Rigg on April 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] Via Dungeon Ghyll, clock wise from the new hotel, taking in Loft Crag, Pike O` Stickle, Harrison Stickle, Pavey Ark, Thunacar Knott, High Raise and Sergeant Man. [with] Daz, Dan and Dave (3D!). [weather] If I thought I could use expletives I would, but lets just say the weather wasn`t the best it could have been. Horizontal rain and 60-70 mph gusts with the occasional introduction of hale just to keep us on our toes. - Amazing landscape, even in this weather, not like anything else I`ve walked in the Lakes before, very unique.
Denis Hoyle bagged Blea Rigg on April 7th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grassmere walk c144 [with] Steve [weather] Lovely blue sky with bit of snow still on the tops.
Iain Taylor hiked Blea Rigg on February 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere NY 33606 07370
Chris Bramley summited Blea Rigg on September 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] Langdale [with] Jan,blake,jaq,Darren, Harry
Christine Shepherd walked up Blea Rigg on October 31st, 2008 [from/via/route] Walked from Grasmere [with] On my own [weather] Sunshine, showers and rainbows. - Bagged this again using walk c144 on 2.9.10
Christine Knowles climbed Blea Rigg on March 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] Chapel Stile [with] Graham [weather] Drizzle
Darren Mortimer bagged Blea Rigg on January 28th, 2012 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny + Snow
Aileen Robinson hiked Blea Rigg on July 9th, 2009 [from/via/route] Grasmere Youth Hostel, Easedale Tarn, Sourmilk Gill [with] School, Jude, Andy M, Andy S [weather] Sunny, some rain
John Cuthbert, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, John Southward, David Kelley, Rob Barklamb, Andy Nicholls, David Buttress, Jeanette Coward, Pete Howes, Sam Mercer, Ray O'Hara, Libby Burns and Stephen Millington have also all walked, climbed & bagged Blea Rigg.
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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Blea Rigg. . . in no particular order
1. Blea Rigg, Castle How, Lang How and Silver How (far left) Great Langdale, Windermere and Elter Water (left), Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike (centre left), Blea Tarn and Little Langdale (centre right), Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) right and Crickle Crags (far right) from the summit of Harrison Stickle, The Langdale Pikes
Photo: Jacques Duijn (1)
2. Grasmere, Silver How, Lang How, Blea Rigg, Easedale Tarn, The LAngdale Pikes, Codale Head, Gibson Knott and Calf Crag from Helm Crag summit cairn
Photo: Tim Hope (73)
3. *Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from near Blea Rigg
Photo: Andy Malcolm (48)
4. Great Langdale with Blea Rigg, Lang How and Silver How (left) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from the foot of Oxendale
Photo: Andy Malcolm (224)
5. *Codale Tarn (left) and Easedale Tarn from the Blea Rigg ridge with Helvellyn (left), Seat Sandal (centre) and Fairfield (right) on the horizon
Photo: Tim Hope (26)
6. Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Blea Rigg in the snow
Photo: Peter Harrison (17)
7. Great Langdale and Blea Rigg with The Helvellyn Massiff in the distance under a deep blanket of snow from the lower slopes of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)
Photo: Simon Barnett (56)
8. Sunburst on Great Langdale from near Blea Rigg
Photo: Andy Malcolm (46)
9. The view from Sergeant Man featuring Blea Rigg (centre left),Lingmoor Fell (distance centre), Stickle Tarn (partially hidden) and the shoulder of Pavey Ark (The Langdale Pikes) (right)
Photo: Tim Hope (30)
10. Pavey Ark, Stickle Tarn & Harrison Stickle from nr Blea Rigg
Photo: Robbie Breadner (1)
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You can walk or hike Blea Rigg with any of these 4 route maps:
Route Summary: - Great Langdale, The New Dungeon Ghyll, Stickle Ghyll, Whitegill Crag, Blea Rigg, Sergeant Man, High Raise (Langdale), The Langdale Pikes, Thunacar Knott, Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, Pike of Stickle (Pike O' Stickle), Loft Crag, Mark Gate, The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale.
Route Summary: - Grasmere, Sour Milk Gill, Sourmilk Gill Falls, Tarn Crag (Easedale), Sergeant Man, Blea Rigg, Great Castle How, Little Castle How, Raw Pike, Swinescar Pike, Lang How, Silver How, Spedding Crag, Dow Bank, Huntingstile Crag, Grasmere.
Route Summary: - Grasmere, Allan Bank, Wray Gill, Silver How, Lang How, Sinescar Pike, Little Castle How, Great Castle How, Blea Rigg, Sergeant Mann, Thunacar Knott, Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, Loft Crag, Pike of Stickle (Pike O' Stickle), High Rais (Langdale), Codale Head, Tarn Crag, Far Easedale Gill, Sourmilk Falls, Far Easedale Beck, Goody Bridge, Grasmere.