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

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) (77th highest in England, 132nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 70). Harrison Stickle is also known as an English Nuttall (95th highest in England, 162nd 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. The Cumbria Way is 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 The Cumbria Way see The Cumbria Way.

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

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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 - *Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco), Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott, Bow Fell (Bowfell), The Scafell Massif, Great Gable and Pike of Stickle (in the foreground) from Harrison Stickle

*Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco), Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott, Bow Fell (Bowfell), The Scafell Massif, Great Gable and Pike of Stickle (in the foreground) from Harrison Stickle

Photo: Wayne Hill (69)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Blea Rigg, Castle How, Lang How and Silver How (far left) Great Langdale, Windermere and Elter Water (left), Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike (centre left), Blea Tarn and Little Langdale (centre right), Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) right and Crickle Crags (far right) from the summit of Harrison Stickle, The Langdale Pikes

Blea Rigg, Castle How, Lang How and Silver How (far left) Great Langdale, Windermere and Elter Water (left), Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike (centre left), Blea Tarn and Little Langdale (centre right), Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) right and Crickle Crags (far right) from the summit of Harrison Stickle, The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Jacques Duijn (1)

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 - Mickelden Beck flowing through Great Langdale with the lowers slopes of the Landale pikes (left) and Side Pike (right)

Mickelden Beck flowing through Great Langdale with the lowers slopes of the Landale pikes (left) and Side Pike (right)

Photo: John Holt (4)

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

Stickle Tarn, The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Kath Waterston (2)

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

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (20)

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

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

Pavey Ark summit

Photo: Mike Walker (267)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Approaching the (somewhat moody) Langdale Pikes along the Cumbria Wayin Great Langdale below Oakhowe Crag.

Approaching the (somewhat moody) Langdale Pikes along the Cumbria Wayin Great Langdale below Oakhowe Crag.

Photo: Graham Sykes (1)

Walk c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Great Langdale under a deep snow

Great Langdale under a deep snow

Photo: Simon Barnett (67)

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

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

Photo: Mike Walker (282)

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

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark beyond Stickle Tarn

Photo: Mike Walker (253)

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 - Looking back down the path up to Stickle Tarn with Lingmoor Fell in the background

Looking back down the path up to Stickle Tarn with Lingmoor Fell in the background

Photo: Mike Walker (256)

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

Harrison Stickle from Stickle Tarn (The Langdale Pikes)

Photo: Simon Barnett (41)

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

Great Langdale from below Loft Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (120)

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 - Junction with Stake Pass and The Cumbria Way at the bottom of Rossett Beck in Mickleden

Junction with Stake Pass and The Cumbria Way at the bottom of Rossett Beck in Mickleden

Photo: Alan Wainwright (192)

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: Chris Haselden (5)


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