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

The highest point of this walk is Crinkle Crags (Long Top) at 859m (2819ft). Crinkle Crags (Long Top) is classified as an 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 an English Nuttall (24th in England, 50th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Crinkle Crags (South Top), 834m (2737ft). Crinkle Crags (South Top) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (29th highest in England, 55th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Crinkle Crags (South Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (36th in England, 65th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Shelter Crags, 815m (2675ft). Shelter Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (34th highest in England, 65th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Shelter Crags is also known as an English Nuttall (42nd in England, 79th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Shelter Crags (North Top), 775m (2543ft) - an English Nuttall (70th Eng, 122nd Eng & Wal) and Great Knott 696m (2284ft) - an English Nuttall (141st Eng, 230th Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

Photo: Robert Withers (2)

*Crinkle Crags featuring Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) (centre) and The Langdale Pikes (right) from Great Langdale

*Crinkle Crags featuring Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) (centre) and The Langdale Pikes (right) from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (26)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (176)

Southwold Lighthouse

Southwold Lighthouse

Photo: Mike Jennings (18)

Great Langdale from below Loft Crag

Great Langdale from below Loft Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (124)

Sca Fell (centre), Mickledore and Scafell Pike (right) from Crinkle Crags

Sca Fell (centre), Mickledore and Scafell Pike (right) from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Daniel Sharpe (1)

Cold Pike from Great Knott summit

Cold Pike from Great Knott summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (161)

The Langdale Pikes

The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Wayne Hill (67)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Photo: Tim Hope (115)

Sca Fell and Scafell Pike from Crinkle Crags

Sca Fell and Scafell Pike from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Peter Swan (12)


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