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 . . .

Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (16)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Tim Hope (111)

Cambridge Crag and Bowfell Buttress from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Cambridge Crag and Bowfell Buttress from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (119)

Lingmoor Tarn from Lingmoor Fell

Lingmoor Tarn from Lingmoor Fell

Photo: David Hayter (361)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) and the infamous bad step from Great Knott

Crinkle Crags (South Top) and the infamous bad step from Great Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (31)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Dean Richardson (10)

*Great Knott, Crinckle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Red Tarn (Langdale)

*Great Knott, Crinckle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (87)

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

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

Photo: Dave Duffield (1)

The Langdale Pikes from near Red Tarn (Langdale)

The Langdale Pikes from near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (107)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags (North Top) summit cairn

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags (North Top) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (177)


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