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, 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 . . .

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (5)

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (6)

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)

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)

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)

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)

On The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (124)

*The Scafell Ridge from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

*The Scafell Ridge from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Robert Withers (1)

Junction with Stake Pass and The Cumbria Way at the bottom of Rossett Beck in Mickleden

Junction with Stake Pass and The Cumbria Way at the bottom of Rossett Beck in Mickleden

Photo: Alan Wainwright (192)

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)

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)

Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Shelter Crags and Bow Fell from Browney Gill

Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Shelter Crags and Bow Fell from Browney Gill

Photo: Dave Duffield (1)

Great Langdale from Oxendale Beck

Great Langdale from Oxendale Beck

Photo: Mike Jennings (27)

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (10)

The Crinkle Crags ridge featuring Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top)

The Crinkle Crags ridge featuring Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (2)

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (125)

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) and Harrison Stickle from Mickleden

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) and Harrison Stickle from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (296)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (7)

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) from Oxendale

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) from Oxendale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (215)

Bow Fell (Bowfell)'s Great Slab

Bow Fell (Bowfell)'s Great Slab

Photo: Tim Hope (131)

*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)

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)

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

Photo: Robert Withers (2)

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)

Great Knott from the top of Browney Gill

Great Knott from the top of Browney Gill

Photo: Alan Wainwright (155)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Stephen Rochell (4)

Cold Pike from Great Knott summit

Cold Pike from Great Knott summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (161)

The Langdale Pikes and The Band from Great Knott

The Langdale Pikes and The Band from Great Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (108)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (4)

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

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

Photo: Alan Wainwright (177)

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)

Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (134)

Red Tarn (Langdale) below Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Red Tarn (Langdale) below Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Mike Jennings (17)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) summit

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (113)

Approaching The Band and Stool End Farm from Great Langdale

Approaching The Band and Stool End Farm from Great Langdale

Photo: Chris Haselden (2)

The Langdale Pikes from near Red Tarn (Langdale)

The Langdale Pikes from near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (107)

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Photo: Toby Mettam (1)

On Crinkle Crags

On Crinkle Crags

Photo: Simon Barnett (44)

Stool End Farm, Langdale with Pike of Stickle rising majestically

Stool End Farm, Langdale with Pike of Stickle rising majestically

Photo: Philip Butler (2)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (12)

Cairn on the summit of Rossett Pike

Cairn on the summit of Rossett Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (476)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: James Brennan (7)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Liz Stanley (1)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Photo: Tim Hope (115)

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)

North from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

North from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (1)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Tim Hope (111)

Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (8)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) towering above Angle Tarn (Langdale)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) towering above Angle Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (189)

Sca Fell and Scafell Pike from Crinkle Crags

Sca Fell and Scafell Pike from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Peter Swan (12)

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)

Esk Pike from Ore Gap

Esk Pike from Ore Gap

Photo: Alan Wainwright (185)

Footbridge over Mickleden Beck

Footbridge over Mickleden Beck

Photo: Mike Jennings (15)

The Langdale Pikes

The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Wayne Hill (67)

*Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

*Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Wayne Hill (3)

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (122)

The Scafell Massif - Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag & Great End - with Bow Fell (Bowfell) in the right foreground from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

The Scafell Massif - Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag & Great End - with Bow Fell (Bowfell) in the right foreground from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (182)

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) 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) from Stool End, Great Langdale

Photo: Derek Royston (2)

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Photo: Pauline Mealor (1)

Great Langdale from Shelter Crags (North Top)

Great Langdale from Shelter Crags (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (178)

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (120)

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)

Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Simon Barnett (42)

*Cinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale in the early morning

*Cinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale in the early morning

Photo: Andy Malcolm (18)

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)

Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (16)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (9)

Sca Fell (centre left), Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag from Three Tarns

Sca Fell (centre left), Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag from Three Tarns

Photo: Tim Hope (118)

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Photo: Mike Green (1)

On the Three Tarns col

On the Three Tarns col

Photo: Tim Hope (117)

Stile over the electric fence near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Stile over the electric fence near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (156)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (back), Hard Knott and The Lingcove Valley from Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (back), Hard Knott and The Lingcove Valley from Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (179)

Sca Fell (centre), Mickledore and Scafell Pike (right) from Crinkle Crags

Sca Fell (centre), Mickledore and Scafell Pike (right) from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Daniel Sharpe (1)

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) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

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

Photo: Tim Hope (114)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags and Shelter Crags (North Top) from Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags and Shelter Crags (North Top) from Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (22)

Looking up Mickleden towards Rossett Pike, Buck Pike (Langdale) and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale

Looking up Mickleden towards Rossett Pike, Buck Pike (Langdale) and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (815)

The Langdale Pikes including Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) (left) Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Stool End, Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes including Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) (left) Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Stool End, Great Langdale

Photo: Derek Royston (3)

Approaching the (somewhat moody) Langdale Pikes along the Cumbria Wayin Great Langdale below Oakhowe Crag.

Approaching the (somewhat moody) Langdale Pikes along the Cumbria Wayin Great Langdale below Oakhowe Crag.

Photo: Graham Sykes (1)

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)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (167)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Mickleden

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (297)

Bowfell from the second Crinkle (Long Top)

Bowfell from the second Crinkle (Long Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (9)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (30)

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)

The Scafell Massif from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

The Scafell Massif from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (6)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags

Photo: Tim Hope (116)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Oxendale

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Oxendale

Photo: Mike Jennings (29)

Heading to Mickleden

Heading to Mickleden

Photo: David Hayter (40)

Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (172)

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)

Sunshine on the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Sunshine on the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (130)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Photo: Tony Higgs (10)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Lee Camfield (1)

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Mickleden

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (295)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (176)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Dean Richardson (10)

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top) & Gunson Knott after leaving Red Tarn (Langdale)

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top) & Gunson Knott after leaving Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Chris Haselden (10)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) with the infamous 'Bad Step' (just below centre) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) with the infamous 'Bad Step' (just below centre) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Tim Hope (112)

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)

Red Tarn (Langdale) with Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond

Red Tarn (Langdale) with Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond

Photo: Simon Barnett (43)

Gunson Knott from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Gunson Knott from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (13)

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (11)

Rock formations on Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rock formations on Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (135)

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)

Crinkle Crags from Great Knott

Crinkle Crags from Great Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (109)

Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (173)

The Band (centre) with Crinkle Crags (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (right) beyond from Great Langdale

The Band (centre) with Crinkle Crags (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (right) beyond from Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (21)

Cambridge Crag and Bowfell Buttress from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Cambridge Crag and Bowfell Buttress from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (119)

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)

*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)

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Simon Barnett (45)

The Band (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike (centre) and Pike of Stickle (far right) surround Mickleden from Great Langdale

The Band (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike (centre) and Pike of Stickle (far right) surround Mickleden from Great Langdale

Photo: David Hayter (360)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (123)

Descending by Ney Gill towards Ravenseat

Descending by Ney Gill towards Ravenseat

Photo: Paul Holroyd (15)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from the cairn on the summit of Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) from the cairn on the summit of Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (174)

Rossett Pike summit ridge with The Langdale Pikes in the distance and Great Langdale far below

Rossett Pike summit ridge with The Langdale Pikes in the distance and Great Langdale far below

Photo: Alan Wainwright (191)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Lee Camfield (2)

Great Langdale under a deep snow

Great Langdale under a deep snow

Photo: Simon Barnett (67)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top)  and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (1)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (170)

Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Peter Swan (11)

Pike of Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Pike of Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Photo: Chris Haselden (1)

Great Knott from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (3)

Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (5)

Rossett Pike summit cairn with The Langdale Pikes in the distance

Rossett Pike summit cairn with The Langdale Pikes in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (190)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (5)

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)

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tony Higgs (11)

Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (7)

Cairn at Ore Gap

Cairn at Ore Gap

Photo: Alan Wainwright (184)

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)

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)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) summit

Crinkle Crags (South Top) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (110)

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)

Bowfell Buttress (left), Great Langdale and The Langdale Pikes (with Harrison Stickle prominent) from the col between Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Bowfell Buttress (left), Great Langdale and The Langdale Pikes (with Harrison Stickle prominent) from the col between Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (181)

Looking south west towards Hard Knott, Harter Fell (Eskdale),  Lingcove Bridge and Eskdale from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Looking south west towards Hard Knott, Harter Fell (Eskdale), Lingcove Bridge and Eskdale from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Graeme Hogg (2)

The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (128)

*Great Knott, Crinckle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Red Tarn (Langdale)

*Great Knott, Crinckle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (87)

Approaching The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Approaching The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (127)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (183)

Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Photo: Chris Haselden (11)

The Langdale Pikes (top left), The Band (middle left) and Great Langdale from the summit of Great Knott

The Langdale Pikes (top left), The Band (middle left) and Great Langdale from the summit of Great Knott

Photo: Alan Wainwright (162)

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)

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)

On the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (129)

Great Langdale and the distant fells from Crinkle Crags

Great Langdale and the distant fells from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Dean Richardson (9)

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (20)

Great Langdale

Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (14)

My dog Rosie and I on Crinkle Crags

My dog Rosie and I on Crinkle Crags

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (3)


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