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Name:Buck Pike (Mickleden)
Hill number:3736
Height:606m / 1988ft
Parent (Ma):2359  Scafell Pike
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Ulverston)
Watershed:St Bees Head to Ravenscar, Morecambe Bay
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 25272 07755
Summit feature:cairn on rock outcrop
Drop:6m
Col:600m  NY252077  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 242 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Gareths Birthday Bivvy weekend. Wettest weve ever been! Epic day out, especially nearly getting benighted by Stake Gill being in spate and cutting off the Cumbria Way route back to Langdale!MrHallorann26/01/2019
Whitegill Crag, Tarn Crag, Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, Thorn Crag, Loft Crag, Pike of Stickle, Martcrag Moor, Black Crags, Buck Pike, Rossett Pikekeithouk28/10/2018
Bagged as part of a BGR recce on a beautiful June day.jocks106/06/2018
9/9 today started out in borrowdale on 15 mile horseshoe. Glaramara, Looking Steads, Red Beck Top, High House, Allen Crags, Esk Pike, Bowfell North Top, Rossett Pike, Buck PikeThe-Z-Man05/12/2017
From Black Crags. Bowfell looking superb in sunshine and shadow. On to Rossett Pike.Wycombe Wanderer17/07/2017
Dungeon Ghyll - Mickleden - Rossett Ghyll - Rossett Pike - BUCK PIKE - Black Crags - Stake Pass - rtn. First Birkett of 2017!citygent13/07/2017
NT car park at Old Dungeon Ghyll Up Cumbria Way to stream crossing at 260081 Path, faint in places, up to col NE of summit Ascended Black Crags before making way up to summit cairn. Headed back over Stake Gill & then on to Martcrag Moor & Thorn Crag. (PM)gerrybowes17/05/2017
From Black Crag before heading back towards the Stake Pass and Martcrag Moor. With GB.bolton17/05/2017
Scafell Pike, Rossett Pike loopscreeleep13/05/2017
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave28/08/2016
Seatoller circuit day 1Ajm031018/08/2016
Nice view of Bowfell and back to the Pikes.simocity06/08/2016
From Stickle Barn (NY 29403 06339) - Stake Pass - Martcrag Moor - Black Crags - Buck Pike - Rossett Pike - Tongue Head - Ore Gap - Bowfell North Top - Bowfell - White Stones The Band.david23020129/05/2016
brown howe, cold pike, cold pike west top, cold pike far west top, great knott, little stand, stonesty pike, first crinkle,second crinkle, third crinkle, fourth crinkle, fifth crinkle,shelter crags, shelter crags north top, bowfell, bowfell north top, esk pike, tongue head, rossett pike, buck pike, black crags,C/W from wall end.robertphillips22/04/2016
cj bw lishachrisj196528/03/2016
Rossett Pike direct ascent along Mickleden and then Stake Gill to take in Black Crags and Buck Pike en route. Descended Rossett Gill.knarf06/01/2016
With G. Old Hotel > The Band > Bowfell tops > Esk Pike > Esk Hause > The Tongue > Rossett Pike > Buck Pike > Black Crags > Hotel via Cumbria Way.RT197002/11/2015
12.9 miles 4485fthikester11/10/2015
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave06/09/2015
From Black Crag heading for Rossett Pike. Not a very distinguished hill.Aye Jimmy09/07/2015
2nd new top of the day solo walkcolinfielding09/05/2015
Birkett 3Dave Geere26/04/2015
With Sue,Alan and Sheila on a backpack from ODG to High House Tarn, on a perfect blue sky day (4)Phreerunner18/04/2015
Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel - Mickleden - ROSSETT PIKE (#196) - Stake Pass - Martcrag Moor - PIKE OF STICKLE - LOFT CRAG (#197) - Mark Gate - Old DG Hotel. Cloudy, occasional sun (Sat)mnph14/03/2015
White Stones, Bowfell, Bowfell North top, Esk Pike, Tongue Head, Rosett Pike, Buck Pike, Black Crags. From Great LangdaleAlunRees3122/01/2015
White Stones, Bowfell, Bowfell North top, Esk Pike, Tongue Head, Rosett Pike, Buck Pike, Black Crags. From Great LangdaleAlunrees3322/01/2015
From New Dungeon Ghyll up to Stickle Tarn, up side to Harrison Stickle,Thorn & Loft Crag, Pike of Stickle,Martcrag Moor to Stake pass, Black Crag, Buck Pike, finally Rossett Pike, v warm with sunny spells, light rain on descent of Rossett Gill & Mickleden.A good day out.apricorum12/07/2014
across to Rossett Pikebardolph30/04/2014
From Stickle Barn CP via Black CragAnduril14/09/2013
Done solo as part of Langdale Horseshoe. I always walk the ridges where I can - even if the paths avoid them.Aimless Rambler16/07/2013
From the Rossett, a round of Sergeant Man, High Raise, Low White Stones, Thunacar Knott, Thorn Crag, Black Crags, Buck Pike and Rossett Pike.rhalstead04/06/2013
Thorn Crag, Loft Crag, Pike of Stickle, Black Crags, Buck Pike, Rossett Pike, White Stones The Band.ronaldo33303/05/2013
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere15/07/2012
Ascent via Stake Pass from the Old Dungeon Ghyll. Very windy. On to Rossett Pike.michaelphillips07/05/2012
With Mum: Old Dungeon Ghyll - Rossett Pike - dashed over to Buck Pike - Esk Hause - Esk Pike - Bowfell - down Band, very windyMark Jackson04/04/2012
A straightforward walk along from Rossett Pike.JohnStoneham11/03/2012
with Ray, Bross, his mate Steve and Lizzie, from Rossett Pike returning down to Stonethwaite.Lou02/03/2012
From Black Crag, with Andy, on way to Rosset Pike. Sunny but very windy.alwaysinshorts24/02/2012
Rossett Bridge - Side Pike - Cumbria Waypath to Esk Hause - Rossett Pike - Buck Pike - Black Crags - Stake Pass back to Cumbria Way & Mickledenbenarbia_806/11/2011
Truly foul day! One of the worst - cold, low cloud, driving rain and blustery sleet! Could hardly see the summit let alone anything from it! Ascent via Stake Pass and Rossett Pike, direct path from Angle Tarn to Ore Gap then down the Band to the ODGnosdrahcir29/10/2011
Circuit around Rossett, Bowfell and down again through horizontal rain and clag. Great day thoughjester6902/10/2011
Wall end Langdale Pike o Blisco Cold Pike Great Knott Stonesty Pike Crinkle Crags Bow Fell Esk Pike Great End Allen Crags Rossett Pike Buck Pike Black Crag Stake Pass Mickleden Wall End LangdaleAndy Hirst05/08/2011
With Eire, Evan & Sail.Dangerous Dave01/05/2011
Dungeon Ghyll - White Crag- Loft Crag - Pike of Stickle - Stake Pass - Buck Pike - Rossett Pike - Esk Hause - Esk Pike - Bowfell - The Band - Dungeon Ghyllbriandiggle12/12/2010
From Black Crags (Mickleden)Jim T28/04/2010
Birketts CLF walk W/LAN5 Parked at Stickle Barn > Stickle Tarn > Pavey Ark>Thunacar Knott>Harrison Stickle>Thorn Crag>Loft Crag>Pike of Stickle>Black Crags > BUCK PIKE grassy summit with some exposed rock topped with a few stones >Rossett Pike> Rossett GiTony Hartry II11/12/2009
With Jo, circular walk from ODG: Rossett Gill zigzags, Rossett Pike, Buck Pike, Black Crags, Mansey Pike, returning by the Stake Pass. Weather; high cloud, sunny intervals, warm, very good visibility.amblerbob15/07/2009
With Jo, circular walk from Stonethwaite: Langstrath, Stake Pass, Mansey Pike, Black Crags, Buck Pike, Rossett Pike, descending via Angletarn Gill and Langstrath. Weather; overcast, humid, good visibility.amblerbob27/06/2009
With Eire, Evan & Sail.Dangerous Dave31/05/2009
Old Dungeon Ghyll/Mickleden/Stake Pass/ Black Crags/Buck Pike/Rossett Pike/Esk Hause/Esk Pike/Bowfell/Cambridge Crags/Climbers Traverse/Hell Gill/Oxendale/Old Dungeon GhyllKevin1928/12/2008