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Harrison Stickle

Harrison Stickle



Grid Reference: NY 28180 07393
Height: 736 metres/2415 feet

"No mountain profile in Lakeland arrests and excites the attention more..."
A Wainwright

Harrison Stickle, the highest and most prominent of the Langdale Pikes is one of the most famous views in the Lake District, the steep rocky summit towering aboove the Langdale Valley can be seen froom all travelling between Windermere and Ambleside and beyond.

The view from the summit can be equally specatacular, looking steeply doown to the Langdale Valley beneath your feet you can see over Windermere, across the Eastern Fells, south to Morcambe Bay and even to the Yorkshire Dales on a good day.

Any number of variations can be made in taking in the Langdale Pikes, the most popular routes climb from the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel in the Langdale Valley.

 

  1. The Langdale Pikes from Lingmoor Fell

    The Langdale Pikes

    £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    Some steep climbs and easy scrambles, stunning views throughout over all the high fells and the Langdale Valley

    Distance: 8km / 5 miles
    Ascent: 810m / 2700ft
    Duration: 5-6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  2. Stickle Tarn from Jack's Rake

    The Langdale Pikes & Jack's Rake

    £30.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    Some exposed scrambling and steep ascents, but a wonderful route for those with a head for heights

    Distance: 8km / 5 miles
    Ascent: 810m / 2700ft
    Duration: 6 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 8:1
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  3. The Langdale Pikes from Grasmere

    Langdale Pikes from Grasmere

    £22.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A long days walking but generally easy underfoot, glorious views throughout

    Distance: 21km / 13 miles
    Ascent: 1210m / 4000ft
    Duration: 8-9 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  4. The Langdale Valley from The Crinkles

    The Langdale Horseshoe

    £30.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    A long walk over rough ground with some of the best views possible of the southern Lake District

    Distance: 20km / 12 miles
    Ascent: 1800m / 4900ft
    Duration: 9 hours
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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  5. Wastwater, a welcome sight at the end of day 3

    The Bob Graham 5 Day Challenge

    £299.00

    Difficulty:
    Exposure:

    The infamous 42 peak circuit of the Lakes, we cover the route over 5 days

    Distance: 115km / 72 miles
    Ascent: 8200m / 27000ft
    Duration: 5 days
    Maximum Group Ratio: 10:1
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