Walk c258 Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

A rugged walk on a modest fell


Route outline for walk c258:

Great Langdale  -  The Old Dungeon Ghyll  -  Wall End Farm  -  Redacre Gill  -  Wrynose Fell  -  Pike of Blisco (Pike O' Blisco)  -  Red Tarn (Langdale)  -  Browney Gill  -  Oxendale Beck  -  Oxendale  -  Stool End Farm  -  The Old Dungeon Ghyll  -  Great Langdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) at 705m (2314ft). Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (101st highest in England, 168th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 86). Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) is also known as an English Nuttall (126th highest in England, 210th highest in England & Wales). Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) is also classified as an English Marilyn (30th highest in England, 579th highest in the UK).

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 c258 Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

In no particular order . . .

Kettle Crag from Redacre Gill

Kettle Crag from Redacre Gill

Photo: Tim Hope (99)

The Langdale Pikes from near Red Tarn (Langdale)

The Langdale Pikes from near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (107)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (4)

*The Langdale Pikes (left), Great Langdale (centre) and Side Pike and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

*The Langdale Pikes (left), Great Langdale (centre) and Side Pike and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (19)

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)

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)

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)

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Photo: Pauline Mealor (1)

*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 the summit of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

The Langdale Pikes from the summit of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Jo Rohse (1)

Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (7)

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)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Oxendale

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Oxendale

Photo: Mike Jennings (29)

Descending by Ney Gill towards Ravenseat

Descending by Ney Gill towards Ravenseat

Photo: Paul Holroyd (15)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (5)

Stool End Farm, Langdale with Pike of Stickle rising majestically

Stool End Farm, Langdale with Pike of Stickle rising majestically

Photo: Philip Butler (2)

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)

Great Langdale and Blea Rigg with The Helvellyn Massiff in the distance under a deep blanket of snow from the lower slopes of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Great Langdale and Blea Rigg with The Helvellyn Massiff in the distance under a deep blanket of snow from the lower slopes of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Simon Barnett (56)

The Helvellyn Massiff under a deep blanket of snow from the lower slopes<br>of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

The Helvellyn Massiff under a deep blanket of snow from the lower slopes
of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Simon Barnett (57)

*Bow Fell (Bowfell), Rosett Pike and The Langdale Pikes from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

*Bow Fell (Bowfell), Rosett Pike and The Langdale Pikes from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Wayne Hill (27)

All on Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) in The Langdale Valley

All on Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) in The Langdale Valley

Photo: Paul Baldry (4)

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)

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)

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

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

Photo: Mike Jennings (17)

Great Knott from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (3)

The Coniston Fells from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

The Coniston Fells from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (30)

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)

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)

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Photo: Toby Mettam (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)

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)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (61)

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)

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Photo: Mike Green (1)

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)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

Great Langdale from Oxendale Beck

Great Langdale from Oxendale Beck

Photo: Mike Jennings (27)

The Langdale Pikes from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (60)

Side Pike and Lingmoor Fell from Redacre Gill below Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Side Pike and Lingmoor Fell from Redacre Gill below Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Mike Jennings (23)

Crinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and The Band from Redacre Gill

Crinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and The Band from Redacre Gill

Photo: Tim Hope (100)

Stile over the electric fence near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Stile over the electric fence near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (156)

*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)

The Langdale Pikes (left) and Great Langdale from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

The Langdale Pikes (left) and Great Langdale from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (20)

*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)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (30)

*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)

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)

Above the mist on Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) looking down the Langdales with Side Pike and Lingmore Fell in the middle distance

Above the mist on Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) looking down the Langdales with Side Pike and Lingmore Fell in the middle distance

Photo: Andy Malcolm (17)

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)

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)

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (5)

The Langdale Pikes

The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Wayne Hill (67)

Wetherlam, Swirl How and Little Carrs under a deep blanket of snow from<br>Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Wetherlam, Swirl How and Little Carrs under a deep blanket of snow from
Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Simon Barnett (58)

Side Pike from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Side Pike from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (59)

Great Langdale under a deep snow

Great Langdale under a deep snow

Photo: Simon Barnett (67)

Crinkles and Bowfell from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Crinkles and Bowfell from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (27)

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)

The Langdale Pikes from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

The Langdale Pikes from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Mike Jennings (16)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Stephen Rochell (4)

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)

Looking back to the Langdales from Redacre Gill

Looking back to the Langdales from Redacre Gill

Photo: Tim Hope (98)

Approaching The Band and Stool End Farm from Great Langdale

Approaching The Band and Stool End Farm from Great Langdale

Photo: Chris Haselden (2)

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)

Great Langdale

Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (14)

Great Knott from the top of Browney Gill

Great Knott from the top of Browney Gill

Photo: Alan Wainwright (155)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) Summit

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) Summit

Photo: Wayne Hill (2)

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (20)

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (6)

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)


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