The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Lank Rigg
Christine Shepherd walked up 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 and 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.
Wayne Baxter climbed on August 13th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Scaly Moss to Grike, look for Mask and follow to Crag Fell, down to black pot and onto Whoap and finally to Lank Rigg. Return down hill to Red Gill turn left and follow path down hill to road. [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy but hot
Nick Dobson bagged on July 24th, 2020 [from/via/route] Scaly Moss on the Cold Fell road, taking the path below Grike and Crag Fell continuing over Whoap before ascending to the summit. Returned via the valley of Whoap Beck around Blakely Raise to the road and back to the car. [with] Margaret and Ralph [weather] Bright sunny clear day. - That's 164 completed now, just 50 to go.
Adrian Howard hiked on August 5th, 2019 [from/via/route] Ennerdale Bridge
Andrew Johnson summited on October 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Ennerdale road [with] Ted [weather] Sunny with some cloud
Frances Thornton conquered on July 9th, 2019 [from/via/route] GR NY 061137 [with] U3A Richard led. Stayed over Ennerdale Country Hotel [weather] Mizzled all day - Did not do Caw. Grike, Lank Rigg, Crag Fell
Simon Myerscough scaled on May 5th, 2019 [from/via/route] C340 from Scaly Moss [with] Joanne Myerscough [weather] Lovely day, cloudy and dry with light winds - brightening up at times
Dave Eyes walked up on June 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked a circuit of Grike, Crag Fell and Lank Rigg. [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Lovely sunny day - brilliant views over Ennerdale Water
Richard Marshall climbed on February 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] C340 [with] Bo [weather] Sunny 14C
Claire Oliver bagged on May 19th, 2018 [from/via/route] Start from Forestry Commission car park off the Coldfell Road. Ascent to Grike, Crag Fell via Whoap to Lank Rigg. [with] Storm and I [weather] Clear warm day - excellent viewing! - Yet again - navigational issues due to me not looking at the map and wandering off! This after Crag Fell: no excuses a school girl error!
Craig Steeland hiked on July 8th, 2018 [from/via/route] From minor road south of Cockermouth [with] On my own [weather] Hot and sunny with no wind.
Phillip Bulley summited on July 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via Whoap. [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Sunny and hot
Elaine Evans conquered on November 3rd, 2017 [from/via/route] From Scaly Moss, via Blakely Raise, across Whoap Beck, over Lankrigg Moss to summit of Lank Rigg, headed towards Whoap but descended to return along opposite side of beck, rejoining original path and return to Scaly Moss. [with] Sue [weather] Dry but overcast. - Isle of Man visible through the mist. Limited for time so unable to complete circular walk c340. Will need to return to complete other summits.
Sandra Wallace scaled on April 18th, 2017 [from/via/route] from cold fell withlank rigg and crag fell and grike [with] Ian [weather] Ok
John Almond walked up on August 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] go4awalk c340 - from Scaly Moss - Grike - Crag Fell - LANK RIGG - Wainwright 99 [with] Solo [weather] Broken cloud, very light shower
Chris Sheard climbed on April 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Crag Fell via Whoop [with] Solo [weather] Warm windy storm coming - Lovely stop - had extra cup of tea
John Walter bagged on May 4th, 2017 [from/via/route] . [with] Tricia
John Tippins hiked on February 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] Scaly Moss [weather] Bright, beautiful, sunny day but with very strong winds gusting at 50mph. Made difficult ascents, even up Blakely Raise, a hill of <400m.
Mark Davidson summited on July 18th, 2006 [with] Theresa [weather] Beautiful warm summer day - pure bliss
Adrian Sherriff conquered on September 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] c340
Tracey Cowell scaled on September 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Scale Moss coldfell Road [with] Solo [weather] Sunny - Grassy track which can be quite muddy... two fords to cross.. would be mindful if in spate as no stepping stones or bridges... but if you want isolation without any scrambling this is the place. Fantastic 360 degree view on summit.
Clive Ward walked up on July 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] Scaly Moss. See Grike [with] Solo
Victoria Bates climbed on July 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] C340 (back via Lank Rigg moss) [with] Mark [weather] Cloudy and rainy - Couldn't see anything!
Christine Knowles bagged on May 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] from Scaly Moss via Grike and Crag Fell [with] Graham [weather] Lovely, but bit windy.
David Noble hiked on October 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Ennerdale [with] Jack [weather] Overcast but clear dry and cold
Harry Meijer summited on July 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] custom walk [with] The Lake District Walker
Kevin Parnham conquered on May 16th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Scaly Moss via Crag Fell and Whoap [with] Jo [weather] Clear but windy
Colin Egan scaled on March 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Continuation from Grike, via old mine road and Whoap [with] My wife Faith [weather] Fine but cold an windy - Bit of long plod over grassy slopes. No path on lower slopes of Whoap, as described by Wainwright, but a farmers quad bike track then helps and a then clear path has now been formed on the upper flank of Whoap all the way to Lank Rigg
Elaine Hamilton walked up on August 23rd, 2013 [with] Lewis Hamilton and Brian Lambert [weather] Misty at first, then sunshine
Gill Watson climbed on April 18th, 2011 [with] G
Darren Mortimer bagged on October 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] c264 From Ennerdale water [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Fine with misty tops
Charlie Housley hiked on August 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Crag Fell. [with] Ernie and Steve. [weather] Pretty good walking weather; high cloud, intermittent sun and a cool breeze on the top.
Chris Brookes summited on August 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] Scaly Moss [with] Kesh [weather] Overcast
Doug Martin conquered on August 11th, 2010 [from/via/route] Ennerdale Car Park [with] Fellwalkers
Dale Verrall scaled on March 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] Scaly Moss - walk number C340 [with] Les & Amber [weather] Nice day but cold
Simon Smith walked up on June 3rd, 2012 [from/via/route] Ennerdale Water and included Crag Fell and Grike. [with] Sue, Imogen, Josie, Eleanor, Eddie, The Hindle Family and The Cleary Family. [weather] Overcast.
Carl Murphy climbed on June 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] Grike, Crag Fell [weather] sunny
Melanie Dunn, Jenny Godfrey, Louis Smith, Louise Sandwith, Jonathan Tobin, David Butterfield, David Shaw, Adrian Roberts, Raymond Barnett, Anthony Scott, Simon Duerden, Gordon Lee, Paul Booth, Linda Mckeogh, Tracey Cordes, Martyn Rouse, Lee Maddison, Trevor Williams, Stephen Millington, Rob Barklamb, Jeanette Coward, Paul Henderson, Libby Burns, John Cuthbert, Patrick Buckland, John Southward and Ray O'Hara have all walked, climbed & bagged Lank Rigg.
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