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




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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) (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 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.

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 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 - Stile over the electric fence near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Stile over the electric fence near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (156)

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 (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) and the Eastern shoulder of The Band from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) and the Eastern shoulder of The Band from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (214)

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

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Photo: Tony Higgs (10)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - *Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (right) including the infamous bad step with the Scafell Massiff beyond from Great Knott

*Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (right) including the infamous bad step with the Scafell Massiff beyond from Great Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (23)

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 - On the Three Tarns col

On the Three Tarns col

Photo: Tim Hope (117)

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 - The Langdale Pikes and The Band from Great Knott

The Langdale Pikes and The Band from Great Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (108)

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 - Heading for The Band from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Heading for The Band from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Dean Richardson (11)

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

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)

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 - Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (10)

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

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (175)

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

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags

Photo: Tim Hope (116)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Me and a mate on the first crinkle of The Crinkle Crags above Great Langdale

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

Photo: Malcolm Boswell (1)

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 - My dog Rosie and I on Crinkle Crags

My dog Rosie and I on Crinkle Crags

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (3)


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