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Name:Lank Rigg
Hill number:2471
Height:541m / 1775ft
Parent (Ma):2368  Pillar
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Calder & Ehen
Class:Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Clem
Grid ref:NY 09165 11958
Summit feature:ground within 1m of trig point
Col:430m  NY 0955 1230  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
(1:25k) OL4S 303
Observations:cairn 3m S is lower; cairn 200m SW at NY 09024 11817 is several metres lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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After meeting the man we made our way easily around Whoap and headed down to start the incline of Lank Rigg. I had convinced myself this was so hard and steep that in the end it wasnt half as bad and quickly made it to the top. Awesome summit and trig and views of the whole walk. We even found some Money underneath the rock as per the section in the Wainwright book. After a short break we headed down through the valley only stopping to get a stone out of my shoe. Made good time and such a barran but very very stunning place. We were soon heading back round Blakeley raise before getting back onto the road and heading back to the van. Really loved this walk much more than I ever thought I would. From there we stopped for a drink in the Stanley Arms in Calderdale bridge before heading the looong journey home for a quick rest. A day sesh in Liverpool.Scotty 2 Hotty19/06/2019
Grike, Crag Fell, Whoap and Lank Rigg from the road near Sallathwaite Wood returning via Whoap Beck.Butty09/06/2019
Parked at bend NW of Burn Edge. Burn Edge, Swarth Fell, Latter Barrow, Kinniside, Lank Rigg, Iron Crag, Caw Fell, Little Gowder Crag, Whoap and Blakeley Ridge. About 14 miles.CJM30/04/2019
With JGCW09/04/2019
walk-lank riggbabsjess28/03/2019
Solo on a lovely day.jonesj223/03/2019
Me and my wet feetwhiteuss23/03/2019
With Paul and Flashstephenhughes16/02/2019
me ste and flashPaul Beard16/02/2019
Parked at roadside at Blakeley Moss via Grike, Crag Fell, Whoap and then to Lank Rigg. Descended by the track from the Whoap/Lank Rigg col, but due to snow melt had to go north upstream to cross the first main burn nearer the forest edge. Rejoined the ascent track to Grike by going up through new planting.LizH04/02/2019
Bagged as part of a multi top day of 9 summits named the Calder Horseshoe in Bill Birketts bookWayne Mac27/10/2018
From Crag FellCyclistno125/10/2018
With NB from Monk's Bridge, Worm Gill, Boat How and S shoulder to Summit then Whoap, return via River Calder, cloudy and cold.Frank03/10/2018
With FR via monks BridgeBheinn03/10/2018
Grike, Crag Fell, Whoap, Lank Rigg.PGCE27/09/2018
Swarth Fell, Burn Edge, Whoap, Lank Rigg, Boat HowFell_wanderer18/07/2018
Circular walk with Jules ..warm and very windy at the TrigGrey Hare26/05/2018
Parked near the old gravel pit, Grike, Crag Fell, Caw Fell, Haycock & Lank Rigg.Stu Percival26/04/2018
From Scaley Moss: Grike, Crag Fell, Whoap, and Lank Rigg. Lovely sunny spring day, got slightly sunburned. Stayed in a lovely room at the Westlakes Hotel for Simon's 50th.Lazylizzie14/04/2018
Bleach Green > Angler's Crag > Grike > Black Pots > Whoap > Lank Rigg > Whoap > Black Pots > Crag Fell > Ben Gill > Bleach Green. Sunny but really hazy, just me and Hjohnkaysleftleg11/04/2018
Grike, Crag Fell, Whoap and Lank Rigg with John, Vicky, Malin plus Jon, Alex and Paul for the first two. Parked on the road near Standing Stones on the OS map and trudged around the circuit on a cold and windy day.Richard31/03/2018
With DW from Scarny Brow parking. Ascent of Grike, Crag Fell, Whoap, Lankrigg and Blakeley Raise. 10 miles, 720m ascent. Great way to waste a Thursday!nukeboy129/03/2018
with Crag Fell and GrikeJephcote8329/03/2018
Ascent from Bleach Green Cottages via Ben Gill and Revelin Crag to Crag Fell. On to Grike and Blakeley Raise. Descent to ford over River Calder and up Whoap Beck. Ascent of Lank Rigg and back to Whoap. On to Iron Crag, Caw Fell and Silver Cove. Descent to Ling Mell Plantation and return via northern shore of Ennerdale Water.raymooremanx17/02/2018
Cockermouth trip, with Richard & Nickrichardsun27/01/2018
included in a round of 9 hills from minor road to westAlan Caine30/09/2017
From Cold Fell Road at 066130; over moor then above Calder headwaters/ Whoap Beck to a nice col. Good path worn going SW to summit. Back same way, with Pete. AW would have needed a bag of florins; this is now clearly a popular walk- probably with locals and rightly so. A grey, dry day, cloud base about 2200 ft.pwheeler27/09/2017
Round of Grike, Crag Fell, Whoap, Lank Rigg from south of Emmerdale Bridge.russell6117/09/2017
Scaly Moss - Grike - Crag Fell - Whoap - Lank Rigg - Scaly Mossnolan16/09/2017
Day before Kong - long day - 33KMdavechaffey26/08/2017
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran & Gary Dean (Parking/start point) Sillathwaite road side - River Calder - Lank Rigg Moss - Lank Rigg - Whoap - Crag Fell - Grike - Blakeley Moss - Sillathwaite.redbob11/08/2017 c340 - solo walk from Scaly Moss - Grike - Crag Fell - LANK RIGG - Wainwright 99Nutty05/08/2017
Long day out today 15 miles 5 fells Started at Ennerdale Bridge Grike Crag Fell Caw Fell Haycock And Lank RiggTobo196922/07/2017
Grike Crag Fell Caw Fell Haycock Lank RiggWifey201622/07/2017
Grike - Crag Fell - Caw Fell - LANK RIGGeviljeff919/07/2017
with Lynn Parkinderek_74419/06/2017
From Crag Fell, with Malcolm, Sam & Milly, taking part in Wateraid challenge. Heavy rain, very low cloud and 50mph wind gusts.Lot of Navigation, first time leap frogging.alwaysinshorts10/06/2017
Laggett to Bowness Knott via Lank Riggscreeleep27/05/2017
Stuart Marshals Route 36. Grike, Crag Fell, Caw Fell, Haycock & Lank Rigg.StuP10/05/2017
Last top of four reached today as Haycocks was added to the previous days walk, follow the 15 mile Far Western fells route from Stuart Marshalls book Walking the Wainwrights. Park and start from the Calder bridge to Ennerdale bridge road.WAYNE ROWLETT07/05/2017
I thought that it was a pointless duplication of route (see Grike), but the forestry track peters out and becomes far more difficult and slow going, stick to the old mine road. Climbed up from the mine road entrance, past some filthy just released cattle. Great weather and pretty dry underfoot given a fording of the Calder was required at the end!Karmakarl26/03/2017
Awful day - with dave got soaked !k973aren31/01/2017
Parked near bend in road at NY 06658 12971 then walked a circuit taking in Blakeley Raise, Grike, Crag Fell, Whoap and Lank Rigg. With Tony on a bright dry day.Skip24/10/2016
Nothing particular to recommend Lank Rigg, although I suppose I should say we had great views to Sellafileld and the Glalloway hills. Very boggy on the way down.AlanDStewart01/10/2016
From Minor Road , Calder Bridge to Ennerdale Bridge Nr. stone circle, NY 062 136 Via. Grike, Crag Fell & Iron Crag.Westdenewalker16/09/2016
Parked at 066130. Included in a clockwise circuit of Whoap Beck/River Calder, starting with Blakeney Raise & finishing on Burn Edge. (PM)gerrybowes06/09/2016
Walk with Mark W from Scaly Moss up Grike, Crag Fell following the Ennerdale wall up towards Caw Fell and then ascending Haycock before returning to the car via Lank RiggPhilip A01/09/2016