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 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, 162nd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 84) and an English Nuttall (120th highest in England, 204th highest in England & Wales); 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 (153rd highest in England, 257th 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 c281 The Langdale Pikes via North Rake from The New Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

In no particular order . . .

The Band (centre) with Crinkle Crags (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (right) beyond from Great Langdale

The Band (centre) with Crinkle Crags (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (right) beyond from Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (21)

*Mickleden from Stake Pass

*Mickleden from Stake Pass

Photo: Wayne Hill (68)

Greg and Kathy, Katie and Tony on Harrison Stickle in The Langdale Pikes

Greg and Kathy, Katie and Tony on Harrison Stickle in The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (2)

Sunrise over Great Langdale taken close by Dungeon Ghyll below the summit of Harrison Stickle

Sunrise over Great Langdale taken close by Dungeon Ghyll below the summit of Harrison Stickle

Photo: Paul Johnson (18)

Looking down a very snowy Stickle Ghyll to Great Langdale with Lingmoor Fell beyond from Stickle Tarn

Looking down a very snowy Stickle Ghyll to Great Langdale with Lingmoor Fell beyond from Stickle Tarn

Photo: Ray Foster (14)

Great Langdale from Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) summit

Great Langdale from Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) summit

Photo: Mike Walker (281)

Snow on Harrison Stickle across a frozen Stickle Tarn

Snow on Harrison Stickle across a frozen Stickle Tarn

Photo: Ray Foster (12)

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)

Footbridge over Mickleden Beck

Footbridge over Mickleden Beck

Photo: Mike Jennings (15)

Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (7)


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