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Crinkle Crags (South Top)
834m (2737ft)

Walk Crinkle Crags (South Top) walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photograph by Wayne Hill

Crinkle Crags (South Top) is classified as a:

  • Mountain (29th in Eng, 55th in Eng & Wales)
  • Nuttall (36th in Eng, 65th in Eng & Wales)

 


Crinkle Crags (South Top) is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL6
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89 and 90
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    You can walk to the top of Crinkle Crags (South Top) by using any of these 4 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c108 Crinkle Crags from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

    Route Summary: - Great Langdale, Old Dungeon Ghyll, Stool End, Oxendale Beck, Browney Gill, Red Tarn (Langdale), Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags (North Top), Three Tarns, Earing Crag, White Stones, The Band, Oxendale, Stool End Farm, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale.

    Length: 12km (7½ miles) | Ascent: 844m (ft) | Allow at least: 5½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

    Route Summary: - Great Langdale, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Wall End Farm, Redacre Gill, Wrynose Fell, Pike of Blisco (Pike O' Blisco), Red Tarn (Langdale), Cold Pike, Cold Pike (West Top), Cold Pike (Far West Top), Great Knott, Little Stand, Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), Three Tarns, Earing Crag, White Stones, The Band, Oxendale, Stool End Farm, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale.

    Length: 16km (10 miles) | Ascent: 1221m (ft) | Allow at least: 7½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

    Route Summary: - Great Langdale, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Stool End Farm, Oxendale, Oxendale Beck, Browney Gill, Red Tarn (Langdale), Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags (North Top), Three Tarns, Climbers' Traverse (optional), Flat Crag, Cambridge Crag, Bowfell Buttress, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Ore Gap, Angle Tarn (Langdale), Rossett Pike, Rossett Beck, Mickleden, Mickleden Beck, The Cumbria Way, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale.

    Length: 16.5km (10¼ miles) | Ascent: 1098m (ft) | Allow at least: 7¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

    Route Summary: - Great Langdale, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Wall End Farm, Redacre Gill, Wrynose Fell, Pike of Blisco (Pike O' Blisco), Red Tarn (Langdale), Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags (North Top), Three Tarns, Climbers' Traverse (optional), Flat Crag, Cambridge Crag, Bowfell Buttress, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Ore Gap, Angle Tarn (Langdale), Rossett Pike, Rossett Beck, Mickleden, Mickleden Beck, The Cumbria Way, The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale.

    Length: 18km (11¼ miles) | Ascent: 1426m (ft) | Allow at least: 8¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Crinkle Crags (South Top), what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.


    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Crinkle Crags (South Top)Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Crinkle Crags (South Top)

    Darren Wilson walked up Crinkle Crags (South Top) on June 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Cockley Beck, Ulpha Fell, Little Stand, Cold Pike, Crinkle Crags, Hard Knott [with] lone walk [weather] Beautiful summers day

    Simon Myerscough climbed Crinkle Crags (South Top) on December 28th, 2006 [from/via/route] C279 [weather] Snowing & cloudy - low visibility - Starting to feel lost on Crinkle Crags

    Anthony Scott bagged Crinkle Crags (South Top) on July 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyl Hotel [with] me [weather] Grey cloud, some rain, windy, sunny spells. Changeable! - walk 179. Beware of the bad step

    Caroline Winter hiked Crinkle Crags (South Top) on February 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] Wrynose-three shires pass, pike o blisco, south and long top crinkles [with] Karen [weather] Good visibility, but deteriorated late afternoon, high gale force winds, snow and ice underfoot, snow and white out 3-4pm - Parked on three shires pass and wind ferocious. Slow progress to pike o blisco due to ice and snow. Difficult to locate track. Great visibility to Crinkles-covered in snow. Weather closed in on ascent of second and unable to find route back. After one and a half hours managed to get off and abandoned Cold Pike to return to car.

    Mark Davidson summited Crinkle Crags (South Top) on August 2nd, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Sunny and warm - fantastic

    Joanne Mcgawley conquered Crinkle Crags (South Top) on July 6th, 2016 [with] Rich [weather] No Visibility and Damp! - 8.8 miles

    Christina Lander scaled Crinkle Crags (South Top) on August 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll - Stool End Farm - Great Knott - Crinkle Crags - Shelter Crags - Bow Fell - Esk Pike - Esk Hause - Scafell Pike - Esk Hause - Angle Tarn - Cumbria Way/Mickleden Beck - Old Dungeon Ghyll (20 miles) [with] Dick and Mick & Kath Hobday [weather] Lovely day

    Harry Meijer walked up Crinkle Crags (South Top) on April 22nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Crinkles Crags & Bowfell [with] The Lake District Walker

    Darren Mortimer climbed Crinkle Crags (South Top) on February 25th, 2012 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll [with] Dermot Palmer

    Iain Taylor bagged Crinkle Crags (South Top) on August 29th, 2010 [from/via/route] Langdale (NY 29589 06415)

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Crinkle Crags (South Top)

    Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Shelter Crags and Bow Fell from Browney Gill

    1. Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Shelter Crags and Bow Fell from Browney Gill
    Photo: Dave Duffield (1)

    Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

    2. Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (South Top)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (167)

    The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit cairn on Crinkle Crags (South Top)

    3. The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit cairn on Crinkle Crags (South Top)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (168)

    The notorious 'bad step' between Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

    4. The notorious 'bad step' between Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Crinkle Crags (Long Top)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (169)

    Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

    5. Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (170)

    Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from the cairn on the summit of Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

    6. Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from the cairn on the summit of Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)
    Photo: Alan Wainwright (174)

    Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) from Stool End, Great Langdale

    7. Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) from Stool End, Great Langdale
    Photo: Derek Royston (2)

    Panoramic picture on, of or from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

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    8. Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Esk Pike, Rossett Pike and The Langdale Pikes including Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) (left) Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Stool End, Great Langdale
    Photo: Derek Royston (4)

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    Me and a mate on the first crinkle of The Crinkle Crags above Great Langdale

    9. Me and a mate on the first crinkle of The Crinkle Crags above Great Langdale
    Photo: Malcolm Boswell (1)

    Crinkle Crags (South Top) summit

    10. Crinkle Crags (South Top) summit
    Photo: Tim Hope (110)


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