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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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:

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Harrison Stickle at 736m (2415ft). Harrison Stickle is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (77th highest in England, 132nd 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).

You will also reach the summit of Thunacar Knott at 723m (2373ft). Thunacar Knott is classified as an Wainwright (No. 76). Thunacar Knott is also known as an English Nuttall (105th highest in England, 179th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Cumbria Way, a 112km (70 miles) linear footpath connecting Ulverston in Cumbria, England with Carlisle in Cumbria, England. The Cumbria Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Cumbria Way.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

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Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Buck Pike (Langdale) summit cairn

Buck Pike (Langdale) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (816)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Brett resting at Stickle Tarn with Pavey Ark

Brett resting at Stickle Tarn with Pavey Ark

Photo: Mike Walker (259)

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

The Langdale Pikes, Great Langdale

Photo: Richard Smithies (3)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Great Langdale

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Great Langdale

Photo: Pauline Mealor (1)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Great Langdale from Pavey Ark summit

Great Langdale from Pavey Ark summit

Photo: Mike Walker (270)

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

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Loft Crag from Pike of Stickle (The Langdale Pikes)

Loft Crag from Pike of Stickle (The Langdale Pikes)

Photo: Tim Hope (44)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - My friend, Stewart, taken on The Langdale Pikes

My friend, Stewart, taken on The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Sarah Davies (1)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Rosset Gill and Mickleden Beck from Pike of Stickle (The Langdale Pikes)

Rosset Gill and Mickleden Beck from Pike of Stickle (The Langdale Pikes)

Photo: Tim Hope (41)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Harrison Stickle from the outflow from Stickle Tarn

Harrison Stickle from the outflow from Stickle Tarn

Photo: Mike Walker (260)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Cairns on Harrison Stickle

Cairns on Harrison Stickle

Photo: Mike Walker (276)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Heading to Mickleden

Heading to Mickleden

Photo: David Hayter (40)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Pavey Ark and Jack' s Rake from Stickle Tarn, The Langdale Pikes

Pavey Ark and Jack' s Rake from Stickle Tarn, The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Kath Waterston (1)

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

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - *Starting up Stickle Ghyll from Great Langdale with Harrison Stickle (The Langdale Pikes) (far left)

*Starting up Stickle Ghyll from Great Langdale with Harrison Stickle (The Langdale Pikes) (far left)

Photo: Tim Hope (21)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) summit cairn

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (283)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Pavey Ark from Stickle Tarn

Pavey Ark from Stickle Tarn

Photo: Mike Walker (262)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Stickle Tarn from the summit of Pavey Ark

Stickle Tarn from the summit of Pavey Ark

Photo: Mike Walker (264)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Looking down the Langdale Valley from Loft Crag

Looking down the Langdale Valley from Loft Crag

Photo: Simon Gibson (2)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) and Harrison Stickle from Mickleden

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) and Harrison Stickle from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (296)


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