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Lank Rigg
541m (1775ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Lank Rigg is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record Lank Rigg as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Wainwright
(No. 153)

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English Dewey
93rd highest in England,
208th in England & Wales

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Lank Rigg walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Lank Rigg Summit

Photo: David Hayter

You can find Lank Rigg & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


See Lank Rigg and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Lank Rigg and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


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See the location of Lank Rigg and all 3 walks that climb it on an interactive Google Map


You can walk to the top of Lank Rigg by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:





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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Lank Rigg Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Lank Rigg

Richard Fulcher walked up on July 31st, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked on the side of the road at Scaly Moss near Ennerdale Bridge. Set off along the old mine road turning off to climb Grike. From Grike to Crag Fell via a boggy path . Good view of Ennerdale from the edge of the fell. We then descended Crag Fell & then climbed up to Whoap then down to a col & up to Lank Rigg. After viewing Sellafield we descended back down to the col & then followed Whoap Beck around Blakeley & then down the road to the car. [with] Jen [weather] Warm, light breeze, cloudy & some blue sky.

Claire Murray climbed on July 9th, 2022 [from/via/route] Park at stone circle, clearly marked path up to Grike, Crag Fell, Whoap & Lank Rigg. Lots of beautiful Fell Ponies. [with] Vitor - Lots of Fell Ponies at the stone circle

Paul Macey bagged on June 6th, 2022 [from/via/route] C340 [with] Luke [weather] Sunny

Tim Winn hiked on April 3rd, 2022 [from/via/route] Scaly Moss [with] Barry, Paul and Roger [weather] Sunny

Michael Austin summited on June 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] C340

Claire Kirk conquered on June 5th, 2021 [from/via/route] Near Kinniside Stone Circle [with] Alone [weather] Very sunny, quite breezy. Clear day

Christina Lander scaled on April 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Scaly Moss, near Ennerdale Bridge - Grike - Crag Fell - Whoap - Lank Rigg - Whoap Beck - Scaly Moss [with] Dick [weather] A beautiful sunny day - During our holiday staying in Embleton

Darren Wilson walked up on April 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Grike Calf Crag & Lank Rigg [with] Lone [weather] Beautiful day

Ian Mackenzie climbed on April 3rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Scaly Moss near the stone circle [with] Me, myself and I [weather] Sunny/Windy - First time up here, start of trying to bag all the Wainwrights.

Christine Shepherd bagged on August 13th, 2010 [from/via/route] Walked from Scaly Moss using walk c340 Climbed again 31.8.20 using the same walk.Disconcerting to see so few trees after the initial copse; made this a very different walk than 10 years ago. [with] On my own [weather] Damp & overcast but stayed clear enough to see the views. - In spite of Wainwright saying that you are unlikely to meet anyone on this fell, I met two other peak baggers. One of these turned out to be the brother of a friend from Leeds! It is a small world.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Lank Rigg

On the summit of Lank Rigg

On the summit of Lank Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (471)

Whoap summit boulder with Lank Rigg beyond

Whoap summit boulder with Lank Rigg beyond

Photo: Steven Mostyn (22)


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