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Lang How
414m (1359ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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You can walk to the top of Lang How by using any of these 3 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c105 Lang How and Silver How from Grasmere

Fine Views of Grasmere

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 4.5ml (7.5km)
Ascent:1,296ft (395m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 4 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c144 Sergeant Man from Grasmere

Good ridge walk above Grasmere

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10ml (16km)
Ascent:2,936ft (895m)
Time:6½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c428 The Langdale Pikes, High Raise and The Easedale Fells from Grasmere

Long high level round

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 13.75ml (22km)
Ascent:3,991ft (1,216m)
Time:9 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Lang How Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Lang How

Paul Roddam walked up Lang How on February 4th, 2023 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Bri and Barber [weather] Cloudy but fairly dry with decent visibility

Damian Gourlay climbed Lang How on June 22nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Grassmere walk c144 tarn cragg [with] Lee Grist [weather] Sunny - Great walk real leg burner, showing my age. Hope this gets easier

John Tippins bagged Lang How on September 22nd, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere [weather] Overcast, low cloud for most of the day, drizzle/rain all day.

Adrian Howard hiked Lang How on June 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] From Elterwater, on the way to Silver How.

Lucy Perchard summited Lang How on May 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Grasmere before going onto Silver How, Dow Bank & Looughrigg Fell [with] Tony [weather] Lovely - Wayfinding a little tricky

Mark Davidson conquered Lang How on December 1st, 2004 [with] Theresa [weather] Lovely crisp winters' day - just glorious

Leon Harvey scaled Lang How on October 31st, 2015 [from/via/route] c144 [with] Solo [weather] Wet & Cloudy

Victoria Bates walked up Lang How on February 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] C166 [with] Mark

Iain Taylor climbed Lang How on February 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere NY 33606 07370

Christine Shepherd bagged Lang How on September 2nd, 2010 [from/via/route] Used walk c144 from Grasmere [with] On my own [weather] Very warm

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Lang How

Lang How from (nr) Silver How

Lang How from (nr) Silver How

Photo: David Connolly (4)

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

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)

Dunmail Raise and Grasmere Village in the valley with Helvellyn (left), Fairfield (centre) and Seat Scandal, Great Rigg and Heron Pike beyond from Lang How

Dunmail Raise and Grasmere Village in the valley with Helvellyn (left), Fairfield (centre) and Seat Scandal, Great Rigg and Heron Pike beyond from Lang How

Photo: David Connolly (5)

Great Langdale with Blea Rigg, Lang How and Silver How (left) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from the foot of Oxendale

Great Langdale with Blea Rigg, Lang How and Silver How (left) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from the foot of Oxendale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (224)

Lang How Tarn from Lang How

Lang How Tarn from Lang How

Photo: David Connolly (7)

*The Coniston Fells, The Langdale Pikes, High Raise, The Helvellyn Ridge, Fairfield, Seat Sandal, Great Rigg, Heron Pike and finally Loughrigg Fell from Lang How

*The Coniston Fells, The Langdale Pikes, High Raise, The Helvellyn Ridge, Fairfield, Seat Sandal, Great Rigg, Heron Pike and finally Loughrigg Fell from Lang How

Photo: David Connolly (6)

Grasmere, Silver How, Lang How, Blea Rigg, Easedale Tarn, The LAngdale Pikes, Codale Head, Gibson Knott and Calf Crag from Helm Crag summit cairn

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)


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