Walk c144 Sergeant Man from Grasmere

Good ridge walk above Grasmere


Route outline for walk c144:

- 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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
6
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Sergeant Man at 736m (2416ft). Sergeant Man is classified as a Wainwright (No. 69).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Tarn Crag (Easedale), 550m (1805ft). Tarn Crag (Easedale) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 149).

You will also reach the summit of Blea Rigg, 541m (1776ft). Blea Rigg is classified as a Wainwright (No. 152).

Along the way you will also bag Lang How, 414m (1359ft) and a Bridget; Lang How 414m (1359ft) and a Bridget; Lang How 414m (1359ft) and a Bridget; Lang How 414m (1359ft) and a Bridget; Lang How 414m (1359ft) and a Bridget; Silver How 395m (1296ft) - a Wainwright (No. 202) and Dow Bank 280m (919ft) and a Bridget.


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL6 & OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c144 Sergeant Man from Grasmere

In no particular order . . .

Sergeant Man Summit

Sergeant Man Summit

Photo: David Hayter (263)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

*Grasmere  Village and Grasmere from Silver How

*Grasmere Village and Grasmere from Silver How

Photo: David Connolly (8)

Dow Bank Tarn

Dow Bank Tarn

Photo: David Connolly (13)

Great Langdale from Silver How

Great Langdale from Silver How

Photo: David Connolly (10)

Grasmere

Grasmere

Photo: David Wright (263)

Approaching the summit of Sergeant Man

Approaching the summit of Sergeant Man

Photo: Tim Hope (28)

*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)

Easedale Tarn

Easedale Tarn

Photo: David Hayter (395)

Easedale Tarn from Tarn Crag (Easedale)

Easedale Tarn from Tarn Crag (Easedale)

Photo: David Hayter (268)

On Silver How above Grasmere

On Silver How above Grasmere

Photo: Gillian Lauder (3)

Tarn Crag (Easedale) from Easedale

Tarn Crag (Easedale) from Easedale

Photo: David Hayter (271)

Looking up Great Langdale from near Swinescar Pike

Looking up Great Langdale from near Swinescar Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (42)

Fishing Boat on Grasmere

Fishing Boat on Grasmere

Photo: David Hayter (407)

Descending Loughrigg Fell in winter light towards Rydal

Descending Loughrigg Fell in winter light towards Rydal

Photo: David Hayter (414)

*The view from Sergeant Man featuring Blea Rigg (centre left), Lingmoor Fell (centre distance), Stickle Tarn (partially hidden) and Pavey Ark with Harrison Stickle beyond (The Langdale Pikes) (centre right)

*The view from Sergeant Man featuring Blea Rigg (centre left), Lingmoor Fell (centre distance), Stickle Tarn (partially hidden) and Pavey Ark with Harrison Stickle beyond (The Langdale Pikes) (centre right)

Photo: Tim Hope (29)

Blea Rigg summit cairn

Blea Rigg summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (462)

Grasmere Lake, Loughrigg and Windermere in the distance from Silver How

Grasmere Lake, Loughrigg and Windermere in the distance from Silver How

Photo: David Baines (15)

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Photo: David Hayter (390)

Pavey Ark and-Harrison Stickle from Silver How

Pavey Ark and-Harrison Stickle from Silver How

Photo: David Hayter (391)

Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Autumn leaves in Grasmere

Photo: Linda Royston (3)

The southern end of Grasmere

The southern end of Grasmere

Photo: David Wright (266)

Stickle Tarn from near Blea Rigg

Stickle Tarn from near Blea Rigg

Photo: Andy Malcolm (45)

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Sour Milk Gill Falls

Photo: David Hayter (270)

Swinden Water

Swinden Water

Photo: Stuart Richardson (13)

Grasmere shore

Grasmere shore

Photo: David Hayter (408)

Pavey Ark, Stickle Tarn & Harrison Stickle from nr Blea Rigg

Pavey Ark, Stickle Tarn & Harrison Stickle from nr Blea Rigg

Photo: Robbie Breadner (1)

At top of Tarn Crag

At top of Tarn Crag

Photo: Jane Higson (1)

On Sergeant Man

On Sergeant Man

Photo: Kurt Elliott (4)

Easedale Tarn

Easedale Tarn

Photo: Andy Malcolm (47)

Me on the summit of Sergeant Man

Me on the summit of Sergeant Man

Photo: Christine Shepherd (489)

Welton

Welton

Photo: Bryan Auty (3)

Looking across an unnamed tarn below Great Castle How to Wetherlam and the Furness Fells

Looking across an unnamed tarn below Great Castle How to Wetherlam and the Furness Fells

Photo: Andy Malcolm (41)

Easedale from Sour Milk Gill

Easedale from Sour Milk Gill

Photo: David Hayter (269)

Tarn Crag (Easedale) Summit

Tarn Crag (Easedale) Summit

Photo: David Hayter (265)

Deep Slack and Codale Head (right) from Sergeant Man summit

Deep Slack and Codale Head (right) from Sergeant Man summit

Photo: Simon Barnett (32)

The cairn on the summit of Glaramara

The cairn on the summit of Glaramara

Photo: Christine Shepherd (463)

The Coniston Range from Great Castle How

The Coniston Range from Great Castle How

Photo: David Hayter (393)

Dove Cottage near Grasmere

Dove Cottage near Grasmere

Photo: David Wright (262)

Loughrigg from the slopes of Silver How

Loughrigg from the slopes of Silver How

Photo: David Hayter (392)

The Langdale Pikes with Wetherlam and Swirl How in the distance from Sergeant Man summit

The Langdale Pikes with Wetherlam and Swirl How in the distance from Sergeant Man summit

Photo: Simon Barnett (33)

Grasmere

Grasmere

Photo: Kevin Smith (1)

Clouds over the Langdale Pikes from near Sergeant Man

Clouds over the Langdale Pikes from near Sergeant Man

Photo: David Hayter (264)

Pavey Ark and Langdale Pikes from Silver How

Pavey Ark and Langdale Pikes from Silver How

Photo: David Baines (13)

Sergeant Man summit

Sergeant Man summit

Photo: Simon Barnett (31)

The High Raise (Langdale) summit trig point

The High Raise (Langdale) summit trig point

Photo: Tim Hope (31)

Autumn colours near Grasmere

Autumn colours near Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (14)

Grasmere from the west shore

Grasmere from the west shore

Photo: Linda Royston (2)

Swinescar Pike and Grasmere from Great Castle How

Swinescar Pike and Grasmere from Great Castle How

Photo: David Hayter (388)

Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (49)

Megs Gill from Silver How

Megs Gill from Silver How

Photo: David Connolly (9)

Lingmoor Fell (left) and the Langdale Pikes (right) from Elterwater

Lingmoor Fell (left) and the Langdale Pikes (right) from Elterwater

Photo: Edward Felstead (2)

Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Helm Crag & Steel Fell (left), Grasmere Village & Dunmail Raise (centre) and Seat Sandal (right) beautifully reflected in Grasmere

Photo: David Hayter (415)

Grasmere Church

Grasmere Church

Photo: Stuart Richardson (11)

*The view from Codadle Head featuring Pavey Ark (The Langdale Pikes) (centre left) and Sergeant Man (centre right)

*The view from Codadle Head featuring Pavey Ark (The Langdale Pikes) (centre left) and Sergeant Man (centre right)

Photo: Tim Hope (27)

Sergeant Man

Sergeant Man

Photo: Andy Malcolm (43)

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Helm Crag from Gibson Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (63)

Me beside a very wet Silver How Summit cairn

Me beside a very wet Silver How Summit cairn

Photo: David Baines (14)

Helm Crag from Grasmere

Helm Crag from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (2)

Rydal Beck at Rydal Hall

Rydal Beck at Rydal Hall

Photo: David Wright (264)

Looking across Mickleden Beck towards the Bowfell Buttress (left) and Rossett Pike (right)

Looking across Mickleden Beck towards the Bowfell Buttress (left) and Rossett Pike (right)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (119)

Sunburst on Great Langdale from near Blea Rigg

Sunburst on Great Langdale from near Blea Rigg

Photo: Andy Malcolm (46)

Mike (go4awalk.com editor) practising his crampons and ice-axe technique in the snow on Whernside

Mike (go4awalk.com editor) practising his crampons and ice-axe technique in the snow on Whernside

Photo: Mike Knipe (215)

A misty Blea Crag on the descent down from Blea Rigg

A misty Blea Crag on the descent down from Blea Rigg

Photo: Andy Malcolm (118)

Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from near Blea Rigg

Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from near Blea Rigg

Photo: Andy Malcolm (44)

Early morning looking west from road to Mungrisdale

Early morning looking west from road to Mungrisdale

Photo: David Wright (267)

Lang How from (nr) Silver How

Lang How from (nr) Silver How

Photo: David Connolly (3)

Lang How from (nr) Silver How

Lang How from (nr) Silver How

Photo: David Connolly (4)

Snowdrops emerging in Grasmere - spring is on the way!

Snowdrops emerging in Grasmere - spring is on the way!

Photo: Mike Knipe (214)

Easedale from the summit of Sergeant Man

Easedale from the summit of Sergeant Man

Photo: Simon Barnett (30)

On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

On the summit of Helvellyn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (490)

The Coniston Fells from from Loughrigg Fell

The Coniston Fells from from Loughrigg Fell

Photo: David Hayter (410)

Sourmilk Falls nr Grasmere

Sourmilk Falls nr Grasmere

Photo: Martin Peake (1)

Grey Knotts (left) Seatoller and Base Brown (right) from Green Gable

Grey Knotts (left) Seatoller and Base Brown (right) from Green Gable

Photo: Mike Jennings (9)

Grasmere Lake

Grasmere Lake

Photo: Linda Royston (4)

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)

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)

Kirk Fell (East Top) (left) and Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Kirk Fell (East Top) (left) and Kirk Fell from Black Sail Pass

Photo: David Connolly (15)

On Helvellyn

On Helvellyn

Photo: Gillian Lauder (2)

Grasmere from Silver How

Grasmere from Silver How

Photo: David Hayter (394)

Autumn in Grasmere Village

Autumn in Grasmere Village

Photo: Linda Royston (1)

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Seat Sandal towering above Grasmere

Photo: Edward Felstead (1)

Path to Loughrigg Fell

Path to Loughrigg Fell

Photo: David Hayter (272)

Blea Moor Signal Box with Whernside beyond

Blea Moor Signal Box with Whernside beyond

Photo: Wayne Hill (66)

Shaw Gill Wood

Shaw Gill Wood

Photo: Glynn Trueman (26)

Above Sour Milk Falls nr Grasmere

Above Sour Milk Falls nr Grasmere

Photo: Martin Peake (2)

*Fairfield, Grasmere, Windermere and Coniston Water Sergeant Man

*Fairfield, Grasmere, Windermere and Coniston Water Sergeant Man

Photo: Wayne Hill (65)

*Codale Tarn (left) and Easedale Tarn from the Blea Rigg ridge with Helvellyn (left), Seat Sandal (centre) and Fairfield (right) on the horizon

*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)

Towards Blea Rigg from Tarn Crag (Easedale)

Towards Blea Rigg from Tarn Crag (Easedale)

Photo: David Hayter (266)

Tarn Crag (Easedale) Summit Cairn

Tarn Crag (Easedale) Summit Cairn

Photo: David Hayter (267)

Lorna Auty on the shore of Grasmere

Lorna Auty on the shore of Grasmere

Photo: Bryan Auty (2)

Wordsworth's Grave in Grasmere Church Graveyard

Wordsworth's Grave in Grasmere Church Graveyard

Photo: Stuart Richardson (12)

Me on the summit of Blea Rigg

Me on the summit of Blea Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (511)

Grasmere from Silver How

Grasmere from Silver How

Photo: Glynn Trueman (25)

Great Langdale from Dow Bank

Great Langdale from Dow Bank

Photo: David Connolly (11)

Glyder Fawr and Twll Du (The Devil's Kitchen) from Llyn Idwal

Glyder Fawr and Twll Du (The Devil's Kitchen) from Llyn Idwal

Photo: Kurt Elliott (5)

Above Sour Milk Falls nr Grasmere

Above Sour Milk Falls nr Grasmere

Photo: Martin Peake (3)

Looking 0ver Sour Milk Gill Falls

Looking 0ver Sour Milk Gill Falls

Photo: Wayne Hill (62)

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Blea Rigg in the snow

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Blea Rigg in the snow

Photo: Peter Harrison (17)

Lang How Tarn from Lang How

Lang How Tarn from Lang How

Photo: David Connolly (7)

Grasmere Shore

Grasmere Shore

Photo: David Hayter (409)

Sergeant Man

Sergeant Man

Photo: Mike Jennings (8)

*Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from near Blea Rigg

*Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from near Blea Rigg

Photo: Andy Malcolm (48)

Wast Water from teh summit of Great Gable

Wast Water from teh summit of Great Gable

Photo: Simon Barnett (35)

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Grasmere from Helm Crag

Photo: Wayne Hill (61)

Dow Bank Tarn

Dow Bank Tarn

Photo: David Connolly (12)

Sour Milk Gill

Sour Milk Gill

Photo: David Hayter (389)

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)

Snow moving in on Blea Rigg

Snow moving in on Blea Rigg

Photo: Peter Harrison (16)

Grasmere Lake

Grasmere Lake

Photo: Bryan Auty (4)

*Lakeland panorama featuring a snow-topped Helvellyn (centre left) and Fairfield (centre right) from above Grasmere

*Lakeland panorama featuring a snow-topped Helvellyn (centre left) and Fairfield (centre right) from above Grasmere

Photo: Simon Barnett (34)

Derwent Water, Keswick, and Walla Crag from Bleaberry Fell summit cairn

Derwent Water, Keswick, and Walla Crag from Bleaberry Fell summit cairn

Photo: David Baines (16)

Tarn Hows in November

Tarn Hows in November

Photo: Linda Royston (5)

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Seat Sandal with Fairfield beyond from Grasmere

Photo: David Connolly (1)

The summit cairn on Fairfield with Windermere in the distance

The summit cairn on Fairfield with Windermere in the distance

Photo: Christine Shepherd (512)


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