Easedale and Stickle Tarns

Sun 29 May 2005

Route: Grasmere Village - Easedale - Sourmilk Gill - Easedale Tarn - Tarn Crag - Codale Head - High Raise - Thunacar Knott - Pike O'Stickle - Loft Crag - Harrison Stickle - Stickle Tarn - Blea Rigg - Easedale Tarn - Sourmilk Gill - Easedale - Grasmere Village

Distance: 11.50 miles

Ascent: 3,500ft

Time: 10 hours

With: David & Jennifer Hall and Jill, Nigel & Matthew Batchelor


Overcast to start but cloud breaking to give lots of sunshine, windy at times.

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Codale Head and Tarn Crag from Easedale

Sourmilk Gill, Easedale

Climbing steeply up onto the ridge from Easedale Tarn

The Blea Rigg ridge (in shadow) and Codale Head on the far right with the Coniston Fells and Harrison Stickle behind from Tarn Crag

Codale Tarn

Calf Crag and Steel Fell in sunshine with the Helvellyn ridge and Saint Sunday Crag behind

Sergeant Man with Crinkle Crags and Bowfell behind from Codale Head

High Raise from Codale Head

Skiddaw from High Raise's summit trig point

360 Panorama from High Raise (Langdale)'s summit

Zooming in on Honister Crag

Looking across Langstrath towards Great Gable

Harrison Stickle from Thunacar Knott

The Helvellyn fells, Saint Sunday Crag and the Fairfield fells on the skyline from Thunacar Knott

Pike O' Stickle

Loft Crag from Pike O' Stickle's summit

Looking down South Scree into the Langdale valley

Looking back to Pike O' Stickle from our route to Loft Crag

Harrison Stickle from Loft Crag

Pike O' Stickle with Bowfell, Scafell Pike, Great End and Great Gable behind from Harrison Stickle

South westerly panorama from Harrison Stickle

Windermere from our ascent of Harrison Stickle

Pavey Ark and Stickle Tarn from Harrison Stickle

Westerly panorama from Harrison Stickle's summit

Stickle Tarn

Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark

Easedale Tarn with Tarn Crag on the left from Blea Rigg

Wild camping at Easedale Tarn

Easedale from the top of Sourmilk Gill

Previous Walk: Reston Scar and Hugill Fell (Sat 28 May 2005)

Next Walk: Glenridding Dodd and Sheffield Pike (Mon 30 May 2005)

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