Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Peak bagging heaven


Route outline for walk c279:

Great Langdale  -  The Old Dungeon Ghyll  -  Wall End Farm  -  Redacre Gill  -  Wrynose Fell  -  Pike of Blisco (Pike O' Blisco)  -  Red Tarn (Langdale)  -  Cold Pike  -  Cold Pike (West Top)  -  Cold Pike (Far West Top)  -  Great Knott  -  Little Stand  -  Great Knott  -  Crinkle Crags (South Top)  -  Crinkle Crags (Long Top)  -  Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)  -  Shelter Crags  -  Shelter Crags  -  (North Top)  -  Three Tarns  -  Earing Crag  -  White Stones  -  The Band  -  Oxendale  -  Stool End Farm  -  The Old Dungeon Ghyll  -  Great Langdale




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
9
English
Nuttalls
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 Crinkle Crags (Long Top) at 859m (2819ft). Crinkle Crags (Long Top) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (20th highest in England, 43rd 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).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Crinkle Crags (South Top) at 834m (2737ft). Crinkle Crags (South Top) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (30th highest in England, 56th highest in England & Wales)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (36th highest in England, 65th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Shelter Crags at 815m (2675ft). Shelter Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (35th highest in England, 66th highest in England & Wales)

Shelter Crags is also known as an English Nuttall (42nd highest in England, 79th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

In no particular order . . .

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - 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)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Liz Stanley (1)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (5)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe 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 c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe 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 c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - 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)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Red Tarn (Langdale) below Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

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

Photo: Mike Jennings (17)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Dungeon Ghyll Force

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Photo: Mike Green (1)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Great Langdale

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Great Langdale

Photo: Pauline Mealor (1)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe 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

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)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe 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 the summit of Little Stand

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit of Little Stand

Photo: Alan Wainwright (166)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - 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)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (7)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (left), Cold Pike (centre) from the summit of Cold Pike (West Top)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (left), Cold Pike (centre) from the summit of Cold Pike (West Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (163)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - The Langdale Pikes from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

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

Photo: Mike Jennings (16)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Crinkles and Bowfell from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

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

Photo: Rob Barklamb (27)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - 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)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - 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)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Great Langdale

Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (14)


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