Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale

Superb views up the Langdale Valley


Route outline for walk c466:

Great Langdale  -  Old Dungeon Ghyll  -  The Cumbria Way  -  Mickleden Beck  -  Mickleden (Langdale)  -  Rossett Beck  -  Rossett Pike  -  Little Gill Head  -  Black Crags (Langdale)  -  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
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
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 Rossett Pike at 651m (2136ft). Rossett Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (143rd highest in England, 246th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 115). Rossett Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (191st highest in England, 329th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Black Crags (Langdale) at 588m (1929ft). Black Crags (Langdale) is also known as an English Dewey (20th highest in England, 52nd in England & Wales)

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 c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale

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Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Black Crags (Langdale) summit cairn

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Black Crags (Langdale) summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (293)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - Approaching The Band and Stool End Farm from Great Langdale

Approaching The Band and Stool End Farm from Great Langdale

Photo: Chris Haselden (2)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - Looking down Mickleden from Black Crags (Langdale)

Looking down Mickleden from Black Crags (Langdale)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (818)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - Rossett Pike summit cairn with The Langdale Pikes in the distance

Rossett Pike summit cairn with The Langdale Pikes in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (190)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from 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 c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (20)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - Great Langdale from Black Crags (Langdale)

Great Langdale from Black Crags (Langdale)

Photo: Mike Walker (290)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - Rosset Pike from Black Crags (Langdale) summit cairn

Rosset Pike from Black Crags (Langdale) summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (292)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Photo: Pauline Mealor (1)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from 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 c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags and Shelter Crags (North Top) from Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags and Shelter Crags (North Top) from Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (22)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - *Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

Photo: Robert Withers (2)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (30)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - Looking across Mickleden Beck towards the Bowfell Buttress (left) and Rossett Pike (right)

Looking across Mickleden Beck towards the Bowfell Buttress (left) and Rossett Pike (right)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (119)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from 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 c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from 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 c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - Dungeon Ghyll Force

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Photo: Mike Green (1)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - *Mickleden from Stake Pass

*Mickleden from Stake Pass

Photo: Wayne Hill (68)

Walk c466 Rossett Pike and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale - *Cinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale in the early morning

*Cinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale in the early morning

Photo: Andy Malcolm (18)


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