The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Sarah Wild walked up on August 19th, 2021 [from/via/route] Up from Stickle Ghyll [with] Emily [weather] Low cloud - Bagged 7 today. Posh boys ðŸ˜† Bullied up it ðŸ¤£
Carl Tillotson climbed on July 17th, 2021 [from/via/route] c281 route [with] June [weather] Clear blue skies, very warm. Nice breeze on top.
Paul Macey bagged on June 23rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Walk 281 [with] Luke [weather] Low cloud
Claire Murray hiked on May 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] Pavey Ark, Thunacar Knott, Harrison Stickle, Loft Crag & Pike of Stickle from National Trust Car Park [with] Vitor [weather] Started off lovely but turned cloudy & wet, but cheered up again. - Lovely stone stairs to the top, should have crossed the foot bridge at the bottom! Would definitely go again
Claire Kirk summited on July 15th, 2018 [from/via/route] Stickle Ghyll [with] Phil [weather] Very pleasant - It was the day of the Scafell Sky Race
Kevin Foster conquered on September 29th, 2020 [from/via/route] Stickle Ghyll car park. [with] By myself. [weather] Sunny with light cool breeze (perfect conditions). - Loft Crag was the last & lowest of the four summits I visited today. Having said that it should definitely not be overlooked on any visit to this area. An easy walk from Pike O'Stickle once I'd managed to scramble back down again the way I came up. Again this is another compact top with superb & intimate views into upper Langdale.
Andy Buxton scaled during August, 1968 [from/via/route] From NDG - circuit of Langdale (Pavey Ark via Jack's Rake) [with] Dad [weather] Clear
Phil Higgins walked up on December 28th, 2008 [from/via/route] Pike How, Harrison Stickle [weather] Bright, cold day - With Tilly.
Adrian Howard climbed on September 6th, 2014 [from/via/route] Dungeon Ghyll Car park
Andrew Douthwaite bagged on May 31st, 2020 [from/via/route] c281 [with] Hannah [weather] Full Sun - First walk after lockdown - encountered skinny dippers.
Mike Walker hiked on January 2nd, 2015 - Good Walk
Michael Nolan summited on December 3rd, 2019 [with] Morag [weather] fine & sunny cold
Andrew Johnson conquered on October 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] New Dungeon Ghyl [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy, misty on tops
Richard Marchant scaled on October 20th, 2012 [from/via/route] This route took us from New Dungeon Ghyll up Stickle Ghyll to Stickle Tarn. We then ascended up Pavey Ark via Jack's Rake which resulted in some spectacular views of the clouds starting to come in through the valleys with the mountain tops poking out of the clouds. Once at the top we had a quick bite to eat & then walked to Harrison Stickle-Loft Crag-Pike of Stickle & then descended back down in to Langdale & back to the car. [with] My oldest son James [weather] Fine to start with but clouds came in during the afternoon & the rain stayed off in the morning. - James's first ascent of Jack's Rake, a great day out with some spectacular views especially of the clouds coming up through the valley leaving the mountains poking out over the clouds in the afternoon.
Alan Jolly walked up on May 4th, 2019 [from/via/route] New Dungeon Ghyill Hotel Great Langdale [with] Denis Jolly @ Ste Halton [weather] Sunny & warm - Technical scramble up Jack's Rake
Richard Holmes climbed on March 27th, 2018 [from/via/route] Stickle/ dungeon gill [with] Myself. [weather] Good day, some winds. Decent visibility.
John Bryers bagged on July 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked from The New Dungeon Ghyll up to Pavy Ark & across ridge to Stake Pass returning via Mickledon. 8.9 mile in all. [with] With Mya [weather] Cloudy with outbreaks of very warm sunshine. - Lunch on Mart Crag
Lucy Perchard hiked on May 20th, 2018 [from/via/route] First of 8 Wainwrights on a walk around the Langdale Pikes [with] Tony [weather] Sunny spells - Great views of Harrison Stickle & Pike O Stickle form the top
Chris Owen summited during April, 2018 [from/via/route] From national trust car park. Straight up stickle gill. [with] ian [weather] Perfect day - First use of water filter rather than carrying water.
Dave Eyes conquered on April 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] Parked car at Old Dungeon Ghyl. Walked up valley & took the path by Rosset Gill - Climbed Rosset Pike then headed round to the right to eventually climbed Pike of Stickle & then Loft Crag before descending down to the path just behind the new dungeon ghyl pub. walked back to the car. [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Nice day - cloudy to start but mostly dry. Ended sunny. Good views.
Richard Marshall scaled on April 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] C371 [with] Chris and Bo [weather] Grim
Simon Myerscough walked up on December 11th, 2005 [from/via/route] C281 [with] Martin [weather] +4 deg, dry with broken cloud
Christina Lander climbed on January 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] New Dungeon Ghyll - Loft Crag - Pike of Stickle - Thunacar Knott - High Raise - Sergeant Man - Blea Rigg - Sticle Tarn - New Dungeon Ghyll [with] Dick [weather] Mostly Sunny, plenty of snow on the ground, a couple of snow showers
Andrew Chrimes bagged on September 2nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Greenhowe Caravan Park, Langdale. New Dungeon Ghyll, Mark Gate. [with] Solo [weather] Fine & Warm
Elaine Evans hiked on September 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] From Dungeon Ghyll car park, ascent via Stickle Ghyll to Stickle Tarn, continued to Pavey Ark, over to Thunacar Knott, on to Harrison Stickle, Pike of Stickle & Loft Crag, before descending to car park via Mark Gate. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Sunny, warm & dry with a light breeze. - Disagree with Mr W. here - the route from Stickle Tarn to Pavey Ark was anything but tedious! Lovely views & less risky than some other routes.
Chris Sheard summited on June 11th, 2000 [from/via/route] From Pike o Stickle - 26 May 2004 from Pavey Arc [with] George Baz & Colin [weather] Changeable
Phil Durow conquered on January 21st, 2017 [from/via/route] c281 Great Langdale National Trust Campsite [weather] sunny then misty
Darren Gallagher scaled on January 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Dungeon Ghyll w 281 [weather] Clear Sunny, Snow
Steve Cookson has walked up [from/via/route] NDG [with] Gillie [weather] Cloudy
Mark Price climbed on September 11th, 2016 [from/via/route] round from new doungion gylls [with] Shaun Dunmall, Marek, David Hill
David Watson bagged on August 21st, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere via Easedale Tarn [with] Tilda Watson [weather] Cloudy & mist
Nick Dobson hiked on May 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel [with] Margaret Ralph & Ruby [weather] Warm & Sunny - Completed along with Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle & Pike o Stickle
Andrew Martin summited on February 27th, 2010 [from/via/route] new dungeon ghyll [weather] snow
Kevin Parnham conquered on October 30th, 2015 [from/via/route] From new dungeon ghyll hotel via dungeon ghyll [with] Jo [weather] Intermittent cloud but mild
David Noble scaled on September 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] Langdale [with] Strider [weather] Sunny
Jon Mapp walked up on October 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] C281 [with] Suzzanné, Robin and Caroline [weather] Cloudy with sunny spells - nippy to start & at times the wind was chilly. - A great walk, quite popular especially the first bit up to Stickle Tarn. Great views at the top.
Tony Rogerson climbed on June 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Mickleden Langdales Stickle Tarn [with] Floss [weather] Sunny - Very hot!
Colin Egan bagged on September 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] From New Dungeon Ghyll hotel [with] My wife Faith [weather] Clear but windy
Bay Wan hiked on September 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] Start from the Dungeon Pub just past Chapel Stile [with] Cocoa Pops [weather] Fine, mild - Was aiming fr High Raise as well but the ascent took longer than expected :/
Andy Pearce summited on August 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] Sticklebarn [with] Anita & Stan [weather] Sunny spells, cool & windy on tops
Phillip Bulley conquered on July 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Pike O Stickle [with] Toby [weather] Raining, mist down & windy.
Les Wrightson scaled on July 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] langdale pikes c281 [with] self [weather] sunny/overcast cold on tops storm Saturday night - camped
John Almond walked up on July 6th, 2015 [from/via/route] c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from Great Langdale. Started at Old Dungeon Ghyll & went up Dungeon Ghyll to Stickle Tarn [weather] a few light showers
Phill Brown climbed on June 12th, 2015 [from/via/route] New Dungeon Gyl [with] Anne [weather] V hot
Clive Ward bagged on February 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] New Dungeon Ghyll, above Raven Crag, Loft, Pike O'Stickle, Harrison, Pavey Ark, Thunacar, High Raise, Sgt Man [with] Hazel, Gill, Ian [weather] Mostly clear, dry. - Stayed at Britannia Elterwater 2 nights
Wayne Baxter hiked on March 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] Dungeon Ghyll Hotel up Stickle Ghyll to Stickle tarn, round to Pavey Ark over to Harrison Stickle then across to Pike of Stickle, over to Loft Crag, down mark gate to hotel. [with] Sue [weather] Very sunny & hot for March
Chris Tomlinson summited on March 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] c281 - See comments on Harrison Stickle [with] Will Burrows and Dave Rolinson
Leon Harvey conquered on November 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] c281 [with] Solo [weather] cloudy - Boggy between Harrison Stickle & Pike of Stickle
Darren Wilson scaled on August 28th, 2010 [from/via/route] New Dungheon Gill, Whitehill Crag, Blea Rigg, Sargeant Man, High Raise (Langdale) Langdale Pikes, Thunacar Knott, Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, Pike Of Stickle, Loft Crag [with] Crabs
Bella Wella walked up on October 2nd, 2014 [with] Paul & Marie
Jan Dixon climbed on September 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] Stickle Ghyll Carpark, Blea Rigg, Sergeant Man, High Raise, Thunacar Knott, Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, Pike of Stickle, Loft Crag, Stickle Ghyll Carpark [with] Tia and Anya [weather] Sunny with some sun
Mark Cummins bagged on August 19th, 2010 [with] Sue, Tasha and Jes - Great walk with Sue, Tasha & Jess. New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel to Harrison Stickle, Pavey Ark, Thunacar Knott, Pike of Stickle & Loft Crag. Most of the climb is at the start with the rest of the walk a pleasant ramble from peak to peak.
Anthony Scott hiked on July 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] New Dungeon Ghyll [with] Hayley, Anthony and Cookie [weather] Beautiful
Marcus Bradshaw summited on June 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] Pavey Ark , Thunacar Knott , harrison Stickle , Loft Crag . pike Of Stickle , Rossett pike [with] marcus [weather] sunny
Christine Knowles conquered on April 26th, 2010 [from/via/route] from Dungeon Ghyll [with] Graham [weather] Beautiful
Denis Hoyle scaled on May 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] The Langdale pikes via jacks rake from great Langdale. [with] myself [weather] Sunny with scattered cloud - Great day
Steve Frank walked up on September 14th, 2013 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Sunny
Graham Coules climbed on May 21st, 2008 [from/via/route] Dungeon Ghyll [with] Dale [weather] Good.
Charlie Housley bagged on April 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] Via Dungeon Ghyll, clock wise from the new hotel. [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 & 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.
Colin Millar hiked on October 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Langdale Pikes Walk - avoiding the well walked trail from Public Car Park near the Old Dungeon Ghyll [weather] High Cloud but Clear views - Not bad for October - Intended doing ScaFell but it was very dark & cloudy with no prospect of a view so did the Langdale Pikes instead. Decided not to follow the herd & went off the well beaten track. Fairly tough going - certainly tougher than Pyg on Snowdon.
John Powell summited on May 15th, 2008 [from/via/route] Pavey Ark
Harry Meijer conquered on April 29th, 2013 [from/via/route] New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel,Great Langdale [with] The Lake District Walker
Tim Buckley scaled on May 30th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Harrison en route to Pike O'Stickle [with] Lynne [weather] Dull & damp at the start, improved later - Scree up to the top, no-one else seemed to bother with this summit. Picked up what appeared to be a stone arrow head on the way back down. Apparantly this area is known for stone axe head finds etc.
Iain Jones walked up on July 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] The Langdale Horseshoe
Ann Davis climbed on July 18th, 2013 [from/via/route] via easy gully up pavey ark [weather] scorching
John Nicholson bagged on July 16th, 2010 [from/via/route] C281 - see The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from Great Langdale
Wendy Carey hiked during 1982 [from/via/route] Langdale [with] Family
Stephen Mcdonald summited on June 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] National Trust camp site (walk c225) [with] Joanna and Sunny [weather] hot & sunny intervals - very busy to start with & loads of midges.......lovely picnic at Stickle Tarn
Andrew Joss conquered on June 9th, 2013 [from/via/route] Great Langdale car park [with] Mick [weather] Hot - Nice views & an easy access from the other parts of the area
Raymond Barnett scaled on May 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] langdale [with] self [weather] sunny & misty
Iain Taylor walked up on April 3rd, 2011 [from/via/route] Langdale (NY 29589 06415)
Simon Boddy climbed on July 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] New Dungeon Ghyll [with] 2 friends [weather] Misty
Mr Davison bagged during February, 2011 [from/via/route] from old dungeon ghyll [weather] cold frosty
Cheryl Hawkes hiked on May 20th, 2007 [with] Steve, Dee, Mick
Christine Shepherd summited during August, 2005 [from/via/route] Walked from Great Langdale [with] On my own [weather] Glorious after a misty start. - Climbed this again from Borrowdale on 7.6.08 then again on 12.5.12 using walk c225
Darren Mortimer conquered on February 19th, 2012 [from/via/route] New Dungeon Ghyll [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny
Andy Nicholls scaled on August 29th, 2011 [from/via/route] New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale
Karen Lythgoe, Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, Dawn Roberts, Michael Austin, Angela Moroney, Chris Pople, David Kelley, Melanie Dunn, Mr M A Blanchard, Craig Lewis, Doug Jeffries, Louise Sandwith, David Shaw, Amanda Hinds, David Laws, Dean Bowen, Steven Woodroffe, Carl Abbott, Matthew Thomas, Adrian Roberts, David Buttress, Patricia Dilley, David Sheret, Roddy Mcdougall, Simon Duerden, Louis Smith, Jonathan Tobin, David Kelley, Jill Dean, Paul Booth, Adrian Shepherd, Victoria Bates, Peter Clark, Tracey Cordes, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Kenneth Mellor, Paul Henderson, Alan Davidson, John Kendall, Gordon Allison, Sarah Lowe, Rob Gurney, John Cuthbert, Simon Vandersteen, Patrick Buckland, Kevin Green, Chris Bramley, John Southward, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Mark Davidson, Robin Blunden, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith, Sam Mercer, Nick Bennett, Ray O'hara, Linda Walker and Libby Burns have all walked, climbed & bagged Loft Crag.
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