Walk c225 The Langdale Pikes via Jack's Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Jack's Rake is a Lakeland Classic - but not for the faint hearted


Route outline for walk c225:

Great Langdale  -  The New Dungeon Ghyll  -  Great Langdale  -  Stickle Ghyll  -  Stickle Tarn  -  Jack's Rake  -  The Langdale Pikes  -  Pavey Ark  -  Thunacar Knott  -  Harrison Stickle  -  Pike of Stickle (Pike O' Stickle)  -  Loft Crag  -  Mark Gate  -  The New Dungeon Ghyll  -  Great Langdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Harrison Stickle at 736m (2416ft). Harrison Stickle is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (78th highest in England, 134th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 70). Harrison Stickle is also known as an English Nuttall (96th highest in England, 163rd highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Thunacar Knott at 723m (2373ft). Thunacar Knott is classified as an Wainwright (No. 76). Thunacar Knott is also known as an English Nuttall (106th highest in England, 180th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) at 709m (2327ft). Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (96th highest in England, 163rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 84). Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) is also known as an English Nuttall (120th highest in England, 204th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Pavey Ark at 700m (2297ft). Pavey Ark is classified as a Wainwright (No. 89) and an English Nuttall (134th highest in England, 220th highest in England & Wales) ; Loft Crag at 680m (2232ft). Loft Crag is classified as a Wainwright (No. 98) and an English Nuttall (154th highest in England, 256th highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c225 The Langdale Pikes via Jack's Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

In no particular order . . .

Great Langdale, Lingmoor Fell and Lake Windermere from the summit of Harrison Stickle

Great Langdale, Lingmoor Fell and Lake Windermere from the summit of Harrison Stickle

Photo: Christine Shepherd (59)

On The Langdale Pikes

On The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Gillian Lauder (1)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

Cairns on Harrison Stickle

Cairns on Harrison Stickle

Photo: Mike Walker (276)

Brett at Stickle Tarn with Pavey Ark behind

Brett at Stickle Tarn with Pavey Ark behind

Photo: Mike Walker (254)

Harrison Stickle from Pike of Stickle (The Langdale Pikes)

Harrison Stickle from Pike of Stickle (The Langdale Pikes)

Photo: Tim Hope (43)

My friend, Stewart, taken on The Langdale Pikes

My friend, Stewart, taken on The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Sarah Davies (1)

Stickle Ghyll

Stickle Ghyll

Photo: Mike Walker (252)

Stickle Tarn under a blanket of snow

Stickle Tarn under a blanket of snow

Photo: Ray Foster (13)

Great Langdale from Pavey Ark summit

Great Langdale from Pavey Ark summit

Photo: Mike Walker (270)


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