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

Superb fell walking on a superb ridge


Route outline for walk c108:

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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttalls
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Crinkle Crags (Long Top) at 859m (2819ft). Crinkle Crags (Long Top) is classified as a English Mountain (Hewitt) (19th highest in England, 42nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 17). Crinkle Crags (Long Top) is also known as a English Nuttall (24th highest in England, 50th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Crinkle Crags (South Top) at 834m (2737ft). Crinkle Crags (South Top) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (29th highest in England, 55th highest in England & Wales). Crinkle Crags (South Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (36th highest in England, 65th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Shelter Crags at 815m (2675ft). Shelter Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (34th highest in England, 65th highest in England & Wales). Shelter Crags is also known as an English Nuttall (42nd highest in England, 79th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Shelter Crags (North Top) at 775m (2543ft). Shelter Crags (North Top) is known as an English Nuttall (70th highest in England, 122nd highest in England & Wales); Great Knott at 696m (2284ft). Great Knott is known as an English Nuttall (141st highest in England, 230th highest in England & Wales)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c108 Crinkle Crags from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

In no particular order . . .

Macclesfield Forest (left) and Shining Tor (centre left - on the horizon) from a rather misty Shutlingsloe summit

Macclesfield Forest (left) and Shining Tor (centre left - on the horizon) from a rather misty Shutlingsloe summit

Photo: Tim Hope (19)

Approaching Higger Tor.

Approaching Higger Tor.

Photo: Ian Windle (5)

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Ecton Hill summit trig point

Photo: Michael Davidson (51)

Craster Tower

Craster Tower

Photo: David Wright (20)

Mount Famine and Kinder Scout from Chinley Churn

Mount Famine and Kinder Scout from Chinley Churn

Photo: Paul Stewart (9)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) summit

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (113)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (123)

Red Tarn (Langdale) with Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond

Red Tarn (Langdale) with Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond

Photo: Simon Barnett (43)

Runaway Ramblers from Bury on top of Steel Fell (Dead Pike) in early May

Runaway Ramblers from Bury on top of Steel Fell (Dead Pike) in early May

Photo: David Morecroft (19)

Carsington Water

Carsington Water

Photo: Alison Hadfield (7)


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