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

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 in England, 163rd in England & Wales).

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

You will also reach the summit of Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle), 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 in England, 204th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Pavey Ark, 700m (2297ft) - a Wainwright (No. 89) and an English Nuttall (134th Eng, 220th Eng & Wal) and Loft Crag 680m (2232ft) - a Wainwright (No. 98) and an English Nuttall (154th Eng, 256th Eng & Wal).


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 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 . . .

2/3rds way up Pavey Ark on Tuesday this week. Lovely views overlooking Stickle Tarn and beyond to Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) and The Coniston Fells!

2/3rds way up Pavey Ark on Tuesday this week. Lovely views overlooking Stickle Tarn and beyond to Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) and The Coniston Fells!

Photo: Michael Lee (12)

Winter Evening at Castlerigg Stone Circle

Winter Evening at Castlerigg Stone Circle

Photo: John Holt (5)

The Band (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike (centre) and Pike of Stickle (far right) surround Mickleden from Great Langdale

The Band (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike (centre) and Pike of Stickle (far right) surround Mickleden from Great Langdale

Photo: David Hayter (360)

Me half-way up Jack's Rake with Stickle Tarn below

Me half-way up Jack's Rake with Stickle Tarn below

Photo: Christine Shepherd (71)

*Pavey Ark and Stickle Tarn with the Blea Ridge beyond from Harrison Stickle Summit (Langdale Pikes)

*Pavey Ark and Stickle Tarn with the Blea Ridge beyond from Harrison Stickle Summit (Langdale Pikes)

Photo: Tim Hope (39)

Pavey Ark from Stickle Tarn

Pavey Ark from Stickle Tarn

Photo: Mike Walker (258)

The view from the summit of Pavey Ark

The view from the summit of Pavey Ark

Photo: Christine Shepherd (487)

Stickle Tarn from half-way up Jake's Rake, Pavey Ark

Stickle Tarn from half-way up Jake's Rake, Pavey Ark

Photo: Scott Harvey (1)

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (6)

Stickle Tarn, The Langdale Pikes

Stickle Tarn, The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Kath Waterston (2)


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