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

Superb fell walking on a superb ridge


Route outline for walk c129:

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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
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 Bow Fell (Bowfell) at 902m (2960ft). Bow Fell (Bowfell) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (8th highest in England, 24th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 6). Bow Fell (Bowfell) is also known as an English Nuttall (10th highest in England, 27th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) at 866m (2841ft). Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (20th highest in England, 45th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Crinkle Crags (Long Top) at 859m (2819ft). Crinkle Crags (Long Top) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (20th highest in England, 43rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 17). Crinkle Crags (Long Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (24th highest in England, 50th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Cumbria Way, a 112km (70 miles) linear footpath connecting Ulverston in Cumbria, England with Carlisle in Cumbria, England. The Cumbria Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Cumbria Way.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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

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Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Cairn at Ore Gap

Cairn at Ore Gap

Photo: Alan Wainwright (184)

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

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Photo: Mike Green (1)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Crinkle Crags - The second Crinkle - Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and the third Crinkle - Gunson Knott from the first Crinkle - Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Crinkle Crags - The second Crinkle - Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and the third Crinkle - Gunson Knott from the first Crinkle - Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (12)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit cairn on Great Knott

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit cairn on Great Knott

Photo: Alan Wainwright (160)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - The Scafell Massif from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

The Scafell Massif from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (6)

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

The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Wayne Hill (67)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Scafell Pike (right) and Sca Fell (left) with Mickledore (centre) from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Scafell Pike (right) and Sca Fell (left) with Mickledore (centre) from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Peter Swan (10)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (6)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Mickelden Beck flowing through Great Langdale with the lowers slopes of the Landale pikes (left) and Side Pike (right)

Mickelden Beck flowing through Great Langdale with the lowers slopes of the Landale pikes (left) and Side Pike (right)

Photo: John Holt (4)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Looking down the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell) to Great Landdale and the Langdale Pikes

Looking down the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell) to Great Landdale and the Langdale Pikes

Photo: Tim Hope (133)

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

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (5)

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

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - On The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (124)

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

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)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - The famous waterspout on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

The famous waterspout on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (126)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Sca Fell (left), Mickledore (centre), Scafell Pike (centre-right) and Ill Crag (right) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left), Mickledore (centre), Scafell Pike (centre-right) and Ill Crag (right) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (3)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Cairn on the summit of Rossett Pike

Cairn on the summit of Rossett Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (476)

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

Crinkle Crags from Great Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (109)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - North from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

North from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (1)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Photo: Chris Haselden (11)


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