The objective being Jack's Rake on Pavey Ark. We walked briskly to Stickle Tarn, took a quick breather and a few photos (which i managed to delete!) before cruising around to the base of Jake's Rake. This being the 'main event' and I think something Jane has been keen to complete for quite some time.
We geared up with helmets & harness, then set off into the Rake. Taking our time to consider movement over steep, rocky terrain and look at various safety issues that scrambling routes give rise to. Jane quickly got into a rhythm and was flying up the rocky groove. We paused occasionally for photos and of course to admire the spectacular scenery we were now amongst.
A solo scrambler passed us about half way up, other than that we had the route to ourselves, pretty lucky for summer holidays.
Lunch with a view at the top and a quick visit to the summit of Pavey Ark, then over to Harrison Stickle, well why not?!
It looked like some heavy rain was fast approaching, so we decided to call it a day and head for home. A grand day with far reaching views and overall lucky with the weather.
Thanks Jane, it's been a pleasure.