A Few Facts About Stickle Pike
Location - Stickle Pike is a fell located in the southern Lake District with an altitude of 375 metres (1,230 feet). Alfred Wainwright included it in the Stickle Pike chapter of his "The Outlying Fells of Lakeland". Geographically the fell is located between the lower Duddon Valley (west) and the valley of Dunnerdale Beck (east). A "stickle" is a hill with a prominent rocky top. The area is quite rugged with several craggy outcrops. It is generally climbed in combination with Great Stickle the ridge between the two summits offering an interesting traverse and excellent views to the Furness Peninsula and the southern fells.
Birkett And Outlying Wainwright Fells - Stickle Pike is ranked number 469 in height in the full Birkett listing. It is also an Outlying Wainwright fell as well as a HuMP.
Summit - Stickle Pike's summit has a large cairn on a rocky top. The views from the top are excellent.