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, 247th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 115) and an English Nuttall (193rd highest in England, 329th 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 . . .

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)

On the Three Tarns col

On the Three Tarns col

Photo: Tim Hope (117)

*Crinkle Crags featuring Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) (centre) and The Langdale Pikes (right) from Great Langdale

*Crinkle Crags featuring Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) (centre) and The Langdale Pikes (right) from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (26)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

The notorious 'bad step' between Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

The notorious 'bad step' between Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (169)

Early evening in Langdale with The Band leading to Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from near Stool End Farm

Early evening in Langdale with The Band leading to Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from near Stool End Farm

Photo: Philip Butler (3)

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)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags

Photo: Tim Hope (116)

Bowfell from the second Crinkle (Long Top)

Bowfell from the second Crinkle (Long Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (9)

Views from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Views from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (122)


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