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PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:35 pm
by will0001
I slept in for this trip we were supposed to leave at 0500 and try and get some way up the hill in the hope of watching the sunrise from the summit of High Raise but alas twas not too be.
On the way over Andrew suggested we scrambled Jack's Rake - as a vertiginous coward I declined the invitation.

Harrison Stickle, High Raise, Loft Crag, Pavey Ark, Pike o'Stickle, Sergeant Man, Thunacar Knott - Seven Wainwrights in one winters day.

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Here's the pics hope you like them.

Food on the car roof precariously close to Seagull ****!

Looking back to New Dungeon Ghyll

Looking up towards Pavey Ark

The top of the Stickle Ghyll Path

Pavey Ark

Me at Stickle Tarn

Andrew views the Tarn & Pavey Ark

Harrison Stickle, Pavey Ark & Stickle Tarn with a snow shower coming through

Sergeant Man our first Wainwright of the Day - 2414ft

Saluting the Sergeant

By now it was really cold - the wind chill was quite severe but we were still getting nice views as the cloud cover was still hovering around the bigger peaks.

The Path to High Raise

Our Second Wainwright - High Raise - 2500ft

Cold, but happy

No. 3 - Thunacar Knot - 2351

No. 4 - Top of Pavey Ark - 2288ft

Me on Pavey Ark

Heading for Harrison Stickle - with Windemere in the Distance...

Heading for Harrison Stickle 2403ft and No.5 of the day

Looks like we forgot to taking a pic on the top of Harrison stickle :?'s pike o' Stickle then

Heading for Pike O' Stickle

Gully down to Langdale

Pike O' Stickle - 2323ft

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Looking towards Mickleden & Esk Hause way

Then we headed for Loft Crag our 7th & final Wainwright of the day.
Success seven Wainwrights in one day - Loft Crag - 2270ft

Then we headed down Dungeon Ghyll

Heading Back down Dungeon Ghyll - the wind was howling here which made the more precipitous parts a bit more interesting!

So that's how to do Seven Wainwrights in one short Winters Day...

Re: Langdale

PostPosted: Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:40 pm
by ChrisW
Some great pics Will and a good lump of Wainwrights on a short winter day (shorter than you intended anyway :lol: ) looks like reasonable weather for winter too :D

Re: Langdale

PostPosted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:02 am
by SusieThePensioner
Well done on completing all those Wainwrights and some good photos :thumbup:

We always used to include Sergeant Man and Pavey Ark in a circular walk that went up Far Easdale and back down via Blea Rigg and Easdale Tarn :D

Re: Langdale

PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:20 pm
by L-Hiking
Well done Will

ChrisW wrote: looks like reasonable weather for winter too

Snow down here :lol: No chance you guys up North are keeping it all :(