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 - Red Tarn (Langdale)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (5)

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 - The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (171)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Mickleden

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (297)

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 - Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Tim Hope (114)

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

Bowfell from the second Crinkle (Long Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (9)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Great Langdale with Blea Rigg, Lang How and Silver How (left) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from the foot of Oxendale

Great Langdale with Blea Rigg, Lang How and Silver How (left) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from the foot of Oxendale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (224)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Looking across Mickleden Beck towards the Bowfell Buttress (left) and Rossett Pike (right)

Looking across Mickleden Beck towards the Bowfell Buttress (left) and Rossett Pike (right)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (119)

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

Heading to Mickleden

Photo: David Hayter (40)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Pike of Stickle and and The Langdale Pikes above The Band (left) and Great Langdale (right) from below Red Tarn (Langdale)

Pike of Stickle and and The Langdale Pikes above The Band (left) and Great Langdale (right) from below Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Dean Richardson (8)

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 - 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 - Mickleden and Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Simon Barnett (45)

Walk c129 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - The Band with two of The Langdale Pikes (Pike of Stickle and Loft Crag) beyond from Oxendale

The Band with two of The Langdale Pikes (Pike of Stickle and Loft Crag) beyond from Oxendale

Photo: Mike Jennings (28)

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 and Ill Crag - from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag - from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (180)

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

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

Photo: Alan Wainwright (177)

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 - Rossett Crag, Black Crags, Mart Crag, Pike of Stickle, The Langdale Pikes, Mickleden and Great Langdale from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rossett Crag, Black Crags, Mart Crag, Pike of Stickle, The Langdale Pikes, Mickleden and Great Langdale from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (121)


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