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 Crinkle Crags (South Top) at 834m (2737ft). Crinkle Crags (South Top) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (29th England, 55th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (36th highest in England, 65th highest in England & Wales) ; Shelter Crags at 815m (2675ft). Shelter Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (34th England, 65th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (42nd highest in England, 79th highest in England & Wales) ; 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) ; Rossett Pike at 651m (2137ft). Rossett Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (144th highest in England, 248th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 115) and an English Nuttall (193rd highest in England, 330th 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 c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

In no particular order . . .

Rossett Pike and Black Crags from the top of Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rossett Pike and Black Crags from the top of Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (132)

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (11)

*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)

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

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

Photo: Alan Wainwright (177)

On the Three Tarns col

On the Three Tarns col

Photo: Tim Hope (117)

Three Tarns (or two tarns and a puddle) with Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags beyond from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Three Tarns (or two tarns and a puddle) with Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags beyond from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (136)

Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Photo: Chris Haselden (11)

The Langdale Pikes

The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Wayne Hill (67)

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)

The Scafell Massiff from Bowfell - with Sca Fell to the left, Mickledore in the centre and Scafell Pike to the right

The Scafell Massiff from Bowfell - with Sca Fell to the left, Mickledore in the centre and Scafell Pike to the right

Photo: Wayne Hill (83)


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