Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

A busy path leads to wild seclusion


Route outline for walk c281:

- Great Langdale  -   The New Dungeon Ghyll  -   Stickle Ghyll  -   Stickle Tarn  -   North Rake  -   The Langdale Pikes  -   Pavey Ark  -   Thunacar Knott  -   Harrison Stickle  -   Loft Crag  -   Pike of Stickle (Pike O' Stickle)  -   Martcrag Moor  -   Stake Pass  -   The Cumbria Way  -   Stake Gill  -   Mickleden  -   Mickleden Beck  -   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 c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

In no particular order . . .

Me on the summit of Pike of Stickle, The Langdale Pikes with Windermere (far left), Loft Crag (near left), Lingmoor Fell (across Great Langdale) and Blea Tarn (right)

Me on the summit of Pike of Stickle, The Langdale Pikes with Windermere (far left), Loft Crag (near left), Lingmoor Fell (across Great Langdale) and Blea Tarn (right)

Photo: David Percival (2)

Great Langdale from The Langdale Pikes, Great Langdale

Great Langdale from The Langdale Pikes, Great Langdale

Photo: Richard Smithies (4)

Stickle Tarn from the path up Pavey Ark and The Langadale Pikes

Stickle Tarn from the path up Pavey Ark and The Langadale Pikes

Photo: Steve Guest (1)

Me on Pavey Ark at the top of Jack's Rake, The Langdale Pikes with Lingmoor Fell across Great Langdale Valley in the background

Me on Pavey Ark at the top of Jack's Rake, The Langdale Pikes with Lingmoor Fell across Great Langdale Valley in the background

Photo: Ray Parry (1)

Pavey Ark from Stickle Tarn

Pavey Ark from Stickle Tarn

Photo: Mike Walker (258)

Mickleden from Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle)

Mickleden from Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle)

Photo: Mike Walker (285)

Buck Pike (Langdale) summit cairn

Buck Pike (Langdale) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (816)

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)

Brett climbing Pavey Ark

Brett climbing Pavey Ark

Photo: Mike Walker (263)

Sca Fell (left), Mickledore (centre), Scafell Pike (centre-right) and Ill Crag (right) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left), Mickledore (centre), Scafell Pike (centre-right) and Ill Crag (right) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (3)


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