Walk c329 The Langdale Pikes and High Raise from Stonethwaite

Superb ridge walk with magnificent views


Route outline for walk c329:

Stonethwaite  -  Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk  -  Stonethwaite Beck  -  Galleny Force  -  The Cumbria Way  -  Langstrath Beck  -  Stake Pass  -  Pike of Stickle (Pike O' Stickle)  -  Harrison Stickle  -  Thunacar Knott  -  High Raise (Langdale)  -  Low White Stones  -  Greenup Edge  -  Ullscarf  -  Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell)  -  Willygrass Gill  -  Dock Tarn.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
5
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
6
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is High Raise (Langdale) at 762m (2501ft). High Raise (Langdale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (65th highest in England, 111th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 57). High Raise (Langdale) is also known as an English Nuttall (79th highest in England, 134th highest in England & Wales). High Raise (Langdale) is also classified as an English Marilyn (20th highest in England, 463rd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of 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 highest in England, 163rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Low White Stones at 733m (2406ft). Low White Stones is known as an Bridget.

Along the way you will also bag Ullscarf at 726m (2382ft). Ullscarf is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (83rd highest in England, 144th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 74) and an English Nuttall (104th highest in England, 177th highest in England & Wales) ; Thunacar Knott at 723m (2373ft). Thunacar Knott is classified as a Wainwright (No. 76) and an English Nuttall (106th highest in England, 180th highest in England & Wales) ; 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, 163rd highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 84) and an English Nuttall (120th highest in England, 204th highest in England & Wales) ; Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) at 656m (2153ft). Low Saddle (Coldbarrow Fell) is known as an English Nuttall (187th highest in England, 321st highest in England & Wales).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL4 & 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 c329 The Langdale Pikes and High Raise from Stonethwaite

In no particular order . . .

Langstrath Beck in Langstrath

Langstrath Beck in Langstrath

Photo: John Antrobus (27)

*High Raise (Langdale) and Seargent Man (dark pimple left of centre) and Codale Head from Thunacar Knott

*High Raise (Langdale) and Seargent Man (dark pimple left of centre) and Codale Head from Thunacar Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (35)

*Loft Crag (foreground far left), Lingmoor, Blea Tarn, Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco), Cold Pike and Crinkle Crags (featuring Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Gunson Knott) (mid-distance left to right) and Wetherlam, Great Carrs and Grey Friar (far-distance centre to right)  from the summit of Pike of Stickle (Langdale Pikes)

*Loft Crag (foreground far left), Lingmoor, Blea Tarn, Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco), Cold Pike and Crinkle Crags (featuring Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Gunson Knott) (mid-distance left to right) and Wetherlam, Great Carrs and Grey Friar (far-distance centre to right) from the summit of Pike of Stickle (Langdale Pikes)

Photo: Tim Hope (42)

Low White Stones summit

Low White Stones summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (217)

Pike of Stickle (Pike O' Stickle) summit cairn

Pike of Stickle (Pike O' Stickle) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (493)

The Stonethwaite Valley South East of Stonethwaite

The Stonethwaite Valley South East of Stonethwaite

Photo: John Antrobus (28)

Harrison Stickle (left) and Pike of Stickle (centre right) with the Coniston Fells beyond from High Raise (Langdale)

Harrison Stickle (left) and Pike of Stickle (centre right) with the Coniston Fells beyond from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (222)

The Trig point on the summit of High Raise (Langdale)

The Trig point on the summit of High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (497)

Great Langdale, Lingmoor Fell and Lake Windermere from the summit of Harrison Stickle

Great Langdale, Lingmoor Fell and Lake Windermere from the summit of Harrison Stickle

Photo: Christine Shepherd (59)

The Borrowdale Fells from Greenup Edge

The Borrowdale Fells from Greenup Edge

Photo: Alan Wainwright (213)


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