Langdale Pikes

Sun 7 Sep 2014

Route: Stickle Barn, Great Langdale - Stickle Ghyll (Mill Gill) - Stickle Tarn - North Rake - Pavey Ark - Thunacar Knott - Harrison Stickle - Harrison Combe - Pike O'Stickle - Loft Crag - Mark Gate - Stickle Barn

Distance: 5.25 miles

Ascent: 2,700ft

Time: 4 hours 35 minutes

With: Anne


Blue sky and sunshine, hardly any wind, warm

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Setting off up Mill Gill

Work is underway on the Stickle Ghyll Hydro-power Project

Looking back down

Looking across Stickle Tarn to Pavey Ark

Stickle Tarn from the top of Pavey Ark

Thunacar Knott on the right with Bowfell in the distance on the left

East to St Sunday Crag

Crinke Crags with Pike O'Stickle in front (left) and Bowfell (right) from Thunacar Knott summit cairn

Looking across to the north western fells from Thunacar Knott

Pavey Ark and Stickle Tarn as we head to Harrison Stickle

The view north from Harrison Stickle's summit

Great Langdale and Windermere in the distance

Looking across Harrison Combe to Loft Crag and Pike O'Stickle

Pike O'Stickle summit

Loft Crag with Gimmer Crag on its side from Pike O'Stickle

South Scree, not a route for me!

Looking back to Pike O'Stickle from Loft Crag

Stool End Farm

Heading down

Previous Walk: Heughscar Hill from Askham (Wed 23 Jul 2014)

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