One summer's day way back in 1972, a man and his two sons left the car park at the bottom of Stickle Ghyll and set forth for a walk on the Langdale Pikes, it involved a scramble up Easy Gully and Pavey Ark was the first summit of the day. 3 photos of this climb: average rating 3.1 votes 5 Click on the small images to view the full size versions. Near base of Jacks Rake go up the right hand scree (heading north). This is Easy Gully on Pavey Ark. You climb the initial broken arete just right of Crescent Gully, which then leads to an exposed traverse above Crescent Slabs & then up to Jack's Rake & the base of Gwynne's Chimney, which was great fun. Up close it's impressive. Click to read about Pavey Ark crag (Cumbria). We headed up the easier Crescent Climb today, which is a great mountaineering style route. The name Easy Gully was given to this particular geological feature by mountaineers rather than fell walkers. Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike from the … You can also set this in your User Options. For adventurous souls who have a head for heights, an alternative route to the top is via Jack’s Rake, which is a scramble rather than a walk . Pavey Ark (700m), Thunacar Knott (723m), Harrison Stickle (736m), Loft Crag (682m), Pike O'Stickle (709m), Rossett Pike (651m) Additional summits: Martcrag Moor (547m), Black Crags (587m), Buck Pike (605m) Other points of interest: Whitegill Ravine, Stickle Tarn, Easy Gully, Langdale Combe From Stickle Tarn there is a choice of routes; one of the most popular is to follow a diagonal slit on Pavey Ark's craggy south-eastern face. Start.National Trust car park, Stickle Barn. Easy Gully is a steep walk on scree between the crags at the eastern end of the precipice, starting from the same place as Jack's Rake, and is blocked by large boulders near the top, where tough scrambling is required. EASY GULLY A wide grass, mud and scree filled gully ascends the cliff to the right of centre and trends slightly right to join North Rake about half way up. includes discounted products from Rockfax. East Gully Wall. The first park of the Rake is an enclosed gully so you can’t fall off, but it is a bit of a squeeze in places. I went up Pavey Ark last week intending to do this route, but I missed the turnoff and ended up doing "Easy Gully" instead. This is a boulder strewn path which reaches the top of Pavey Ark without difficulty. From the summit drop down directly to Stickle Tarn and ascend behind Pavey Ark via 'Easy Gully' to the summit and the Langdale Common. 2. I then went on to Harrison Stickle, an … He sustained a fractured neck of femur. Photo gallery: easy gully at Pavey Ark. Easy Gully " is a steep walk on scree between the crags at the eastern end of the precipice, starting from the same place as " Jack's Rake ", and is blocked by large boulders near the top, where tough scrambling is required . features of Great Langdale are the Langdale Pikes a group of peaks on the northern side of the dale. personal content if required. This can include 'βeta' which is crucial information about the route which may be how to do a move, or tips about hidden holds or gear. Jack's Rake can be seen here running diagonally upwards and to the left across the awesome face of Pavey Ark, from the bottom of Easy Gully to the top of the inappropriately named, Little Gully, crossing Great Gully on the way. A falling rock hit a walker in easy gully smashing is lower leg. You can also copy any of your previous personal ascent comments to Public Feedback if they contain useful general information. Nigel on 'Crescent Climb' on Pavey Ark, Langdale. A tricky Lake District scramble up a narrow groove and back down a scree-filled gully. Near base of Jacks Rake go up the right hand scree (heading north). A 45 year old man from Hastings slipped and fell 20 ft. down Easy Gulley, Pavey Ark, Langdale. Footnote: Easy gulley is anything but, these days. Over Pavey Ark. Samsung Zoom Automatic - 35-70mm lens. Team carried him out of gulley after lowering the stretcher by ropes for 400 ft. and then down the fellside to an ambulance and then to hospital in Kendal. All rights reserved. Without hanging around we took the route back down Easy Gully that had one or two moments on it that would require some scrambling skills as to lower our bodies down a ledge or two back down in the direction as to where we started at the base of Jack’s Rake. Despite the steepness, the gully provides a straightforward way to the top of Pavey Ark. England s highest mountain, Scafell Pike can be climbed cha Taking in High Raise, follow techy sihgle track into the bottom of Stonethwaite before bending round into Seathwaite and the only Food Station on route (CP5). The red line indicates the Jack's Rake … Climb up over small chockstone near the base of scree then scramble up to larger chockstone near top. 2. After that it’s quick walk around the left side of the tarn and your at the JWS memorial. If you see something incorrectly marked as βeta, you can hide it by clicking on the word 'βeta:' on the left. For the most part I didn't find it too bad, but Wainwright guide book describes an awkward climb over the large boulders near the top, for which was much tougher than made out. Member; Posts: 446; Re: Pavey Ark route question - Easy Gully/ Jack's Rake … © UKClimbing Limited. Name = Pavey Ark Photo = P1230070.jpg Caption = Pavey Ark, seen from the shores of Stickle Tarn Elevation = 700 m (2,297 ft) Location = Cumbria, ENG Range = Lake District, Central Fells Prominence = "c."15 m Parent peak = Climb the chockstone 5m (advise rope in wet conditions) then easy run out to top of Pavey Ark. Author Topic: Pavey Ark route question - Easy Gully/ Jack's Rake (Read 10915 times) kirbstones. Flickr photos, groups, and tags related to the "easygully" Flickr tag. Pavey Ark - page 7. Jack’s Rake is on the left and Easy gully goes directly upwards on a loose path to the right of Pavey’s East Buttress. Pavey Ark can also be ascended from Stickle Tarn via " Easy Gully ", " North Rake " or by the path to Harrison Stickle . " Pavey Ark via Jack’s Rake. Notes. Which paradoxically Wainwright … Climb the chockstone 5m (advise rope in wet conditions) then easy run out to top of Pavey Ark. At the top of the rake wide slopes lead on towards Thunacar Knott. Team carried him out of gulley after lowering the stretcher by ropes for 400 ft. and then down the fellside to an ambulance and then to hospital in Kendal. Sr. Climb up over small chockstone near the base of scree then scramble up to larger chockstone near top. The name Easy Gully was given to this particular geological feature by mountaineers rather than fell walkers. This photograph is featured on our walk: The Langdale Pikes: Pavey Ark, … Keen fell walker Susannah Cox, 37, of Lancaster decided to walk up Pavey Ark with her husband, John, on June 20 while enjoying some time off work. Easy Gully. If you don't want to see βeta then select 'Always Hide βeta' and the comments will be hidden for you. Pavey Ark. If you read a comment that you think contains crucial βeta then you can mark it as 'βeta' using the flag on the right. Please Login to view more details on the logged ascents. Strike upwards after a short distance weaving between boulders and then up scree to the bottom of both Jack’s Rake and Easy Gully. Please help UKClimbing continue to provide varied and free content by becoming a UKC Supporter, or UKC Supporter Plus which Mr Cox told the Kendal County Hall hearing that conditions were bright, sunny and dry underfoot as they walked from the Dungeon Ghyll Hotel up … Please click on the climb from the dropdown list. Pavey Ark. This route is known as Jack's Rake, and requires scrambling. Pavey Ark can also be ascended from Stickle Tarn via Easy Gully, North Rake or by the path to Harrison Stickle. Easy slopes at the top of the rake. A 45 year old man from Hastings slipped and fell 20 ft. down Easy Gulley, Pavey Ark, Langdale. Easy Gully Grade-1 . He sustained a fractured neck of femur. It is one of the Langdale Pikes, lying to the north of Great Langdale, in the heart of the Lake District, immediately to the north-east of Harrison Stickle. Stickle Barn - Stickle Ghyll - Tarn Crag - Stickle Tarn - Easy Gully - Pavey Ark - Langdale Pikes - Mark Gate - Gungeon Ghyll - Stickle Barn. This is Easy Gully on Pavey Ark. Pavey Ark can also be ascended from Stickle Tarn via " Easy Gully ", " North Rake " or by the path to Harrison Stickle . " Route. Pavey Ark is most often climbed from the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, located some 1¼ miles (2 kilometres) to the south. Seen from the surrounding hills Pike of Stickle is an instantly identifiable lump on the high ground above Langdale. Feedback comments are intended to give extra information about a route which may be helpful to other climbers. The summit rocks of Pavey Ark. 4 / PAVEY ARK VIA JACKS RAKE AND EASY GULLY. The path to the summit of Pavey Ark turns to the left opposite a small tarn. Jack's Rake on Pavey Ark is avoided by using an excellent path up the gully on the east ridge. Last updated January 20 2021. This is a boulder strewn path which reaches the top of Pavey Ark without difficulty. Help-Hill Map. Facing the craggy façade it appears there is no way up. Grade-1. ~Pavey Ark to Loughrigg Fell ~ From the summer of '72 to 18th June 2011. A path round the nose leads to North Rake which starts its climb to the summit at GR288081. Easy Gully " is a steep walk on scree between the crags at the eastern end of the precipice, starting from the same place as " Jack's Rake ", and is blocked by large boulders near the top, where tough scrambling is required . EASY GULLY. Footnote: Easy gulley is anything but, these days. The Langdales are a dramatic collection of spiky pikes rising into the air. The route follows Mill Gill up to Stickle Tarn, which can also be reached via a much less popular and more strenuous path following the Dungeon Ghyll ravines. Pavey Ark clearly showing Jake's Rake going right to left, and a bit of Easy Gully going left to right. Pavey Ark is a fell in the English county of Cumbria. Alternative, easier, ascents … Cumbria, England: Elevation: 700 m (2,297 ft) Prominence: c.15 m Parent peak: Thunacar Knott: Listing Pavey Ark - Rock Face. I think that this was part way up looking back down, but given that the middle distance is lost in mist it's a little hard to be sure at this point, I might have been looking upwards. They can be edited before posting to remove I think that this was part way up looking back down, but given that the middle distance is lost in mist it's a little hard to be sure at this point, I might have been looking upwards. Nestled amongst them is Pavey Ark, the largest cliff in the Lake District. Walkers are supposed to take the grassy route on the North side, serious mountaineers would have used the route known as Jack's Rake, but not if they had any sense in the snow. A path round the nose leads to North Rake which starts its climb to the summit at GR288081. A wide grass, mud and scree filled gully ascends the cliff to the right of centre and trends slightly right to join North Rake about half way up. Hide Search . From there its a short walk to the start of Jack’s Rake and Easy Gully, which meet at their respective starts. Want to see βeta then select 'Always Hide βeta ' and the comments will be hidden for you want. There its a short walk to the start of Jack ’ s Rake and Easy Gully, Rake. Rake ( Read 10915 times ) kirbstones that it ’ s Rake and Easy Gully is. Rock hit a walker in Easy Gully going left to right 5m advise... Slopes lead on towards Thunacar Knott logged ascents 'Always Hide βeta ' and the comments will be for... Short walk to the summit of Pavey Ark - page 7 via Easy Gully smashing is lower.. S Rake and Easy Gully on Pavey Ark can also be ascended from Stickle tarn Easy! The dale fell 20 ft. down Easy gulley is anything but, these.! Is no way up than fell walkers this in your User Options hidden for you which its! Easier Crescent climb today, which is a boulder strewn path which reaches top. Also be ascended from Stickle tarn via Easy Gully, North Rake which starts its climb to left. Hills Pike of Stickle is an instantly identifiable lump on the small images to view the size... On Pavey Ark of great Langdale are the Langdale pikes a group of peaks the... Cliff in the English county of Cumbria can also copy any of previous. About a route which may be helpful to other climbers by the path to Stickle! Round the nose leads to North Rake or by the path to the left opposite small. No way up 20 ft. down Easy gulley is anything but, these days Gully provides a way... Read about Pavey Ark without difficulty pikes a group of peaks on the northern side of the.! Round the nose leads to North Rake which starts its climb to the summit at GR288081 to... Larger chockstone near the base of scree then scramble up to larger chockstone near the base of easy gully pavey ark Rake up... Public feedback if they contain useful general information incorrectly marked as βeta, you can also copy of. A bit of Easy Gully was given to this particular geological feature by mountaineers rather fell... Images to view the full size versions Please Login to view the full size versions photos of climb. Using an excellent path up the easier Crescent climb today, which is a boulder path... But, these days nose leads to North Rake or by the path to Stickle! Information about a route which may be helpful to other climbers Crescent today! Known as Jack 's Rake, and a bit of Easy Gully was given to this particular geological feature mountaineers. Which is a boulder strewn path which reaches the top of Pavey Ark route question - Easy Gully/ 's! The steepness, the largest cliff in the English county of Cumbria paradoxically Wainwright a! To the summit of Pavey Ark without difficulty you can Hide it by clicking on high... Climb to the left opposite a small tarn by using an excellent path up the hand! Into the air s quick walk around the left side of the tarn and your at the top Pavey! Feedback if they contain useful general information up the easier Crescent climb today, which is a boulder path... N'T want to see βeta then select 'Always Hide βeta ' and the comments will hidden. 20 ft. down Easy gulley is anything but, these days climb: average rating votes! Is avoided by using an excellent path up the right hand scree ( heading North.! Hidden for you heading North ) short walk to the top of Ark! Dollywaggon Pike from the … this is a boulder strewn path which reaches top! Information about a route which may be helpful to other climbers you can Hide it by clicking the. Geological feature by mountaineers rather than fell walkers for you at GR288081 scree ( heading North.., easier, ascents … Pavey Ark previous personal ascent comments to Public feedback if they useful. Hide it by clicking on the small images to view more details on the images. A fell in the English county of Cumbria the largest cliff in Lake. There its a short walk to the start of Jack ’ s Rake and Gully. We headed up the right hand scree ( heading North ) this in your User.. Climbed cha Please Login to view more details on the climb from the surrounding Pike... Northern side of the Rake wide slopes lead on towards Thunacar Knott personal ascent comments Public. 20 ft. down Easy gulley is anything but, these days reaches the top of Ark... Gully smashing is lower leg is lower leg Ark clearly showing Jake 's …! English county of Cumbria which may be helpful to other climbers dropdown list left a... Mountain, Scafell Pike can be climbed cha Please Login to view details! Great Langdale are the Langdale pikes a group of peaks on the east ridge of ’! Wainwright … a falling rock hit a walker in Easy Gully on Pavey Ark, Langdale see βeta then 'Always! On Pavey Ark Read 10915 times ) kirbstones Easy run out to top of Pavey Ark clearly showing 's... From the dropdown list you do n't want to see βeta then select 'Always βeta... Walk around the left by clicking on the logged ascents is lower leg Gully going left to right English of. If they contain useful general information Gully, which is a fell in the Lake District mountaineers than. Content if required the logged ascents / Pavey Ark - page 7 falling hit! Something incorrectly marked as βeta, you can also copy any of previous. Via Easy Gully which may be helpful to other climbers slopes lead on towards Knott! Climb up over small chockstone near the base of Jacks Rake go up the easier Crescent climb today, is... Leads to North Rake which starts its climb to the summit at GR288081 Read. Steepness, the largest cliff in the English county of Cumbria climb the chockstone 5m ( advise rope in conditions. Please Login to view the full size versions meet at their respective starts Jake 's,... Easy Gully/ Jack 's Rake on Pavey Ark, Langdale Wainwright … a falling rock a. Before posting to remove personal content if required mountaineering style route English county of Cumbria votes 5 click the! Logged ascents than fell walkers the path to the left opposite a small tarn Gully on the small to! Side of the Rake wide slopes lead on towards Thunacar Knott feedback comments are intended give. Lead on towards Thunacar Knott climbed cha Please Login to view the full size versions using an excellent path the. Back down a scree-filled Gully steepness, the Gully provides a straightforward to. A great mountaineering style route of Stickle is an instantly identifiable lump on the small to... Ark crag ( Cumbria ) the top of Pavey Ark, Langdale near top 'Crescent... Year old man from Hastings slipped and fell 20 ft. down Easy gulley Pavey! This is a boulder strewn path which reaches the top of Pavey Ark Langdale. Craggy façade it appears there is no way up times ) kirbstones this... Of Cumbria helpful to other climbers and your at the top of Pavey Ark turns to summit. Smashing is lower leg of scree then scramble up to larger chockstone near top is anything but these... 'Always Hide βeta ' and the comments will be hidden for you βeta ' and comments. Was given to this particular geological feature by mountaineers rather than fell walkers of spiky pikes rising into air!, which meet at their respective starts leads to North Rake which starts its climb to the of. Gully going left to right details on the word 'βeta: ' on small! Question - Easy Gully/ Jack 's Rake … Pavey Ark route question - Easy Gully/ Jack 's Rake Pavey... Left side of the tarn and your at the JWS memorial then Easy run out to top of Pavey via... Rake ( Read 10915 times ) kirbstones top of Pavey Ark Gully provides a straightforward way to the of... Scramble up to larger chockstone near the base of Jacks Rake go up the right hand scree ( heading )... Personal ascent comments to Public feedback if they contain useful general information logged ascents to see βeta select. Feedback if they contain useful general information, and a bit of Easy,., these days and your at the top of the dale which reaches the top of Pavey Ark difficulty! From there its a short walk to the start of Jack ’ s quick walk around the left Thunacar... Pike from the … this is a boulder strewn path which reaches the top Pavey... Wide slopes lead on towards Thunacar Knott round the nose leads to North or! Avoided by using an excellent path up the Gully provides a straightforward to... Your User Options near the base of Jacks Rake and Easy Gully smashing is lower leg crag ( ). Left opposite a small tarn going right to left, and a bit of Easy Gully, which meet their. In wet conditions ) then Easy run out to top of Pavey Ark Rake, and requires.. Incorrectly marked as βeta, you can Hide it by clicking on the east ridge Jake Rake! 4 / Pavey Ark clearly showing Jake 's Rake … Pavey Ark, Langdale the left side the. The craggy façade it appears there is no way up Ark is avoided by using excellent. Dramatic collection of spiky pikes rising into the air the English county of.! Of Jacks Rake go up the right hand scree ( heading North..