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 - 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 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 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)

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

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (9)

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 - Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Stephen Rochell (4)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Great Knott from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (3)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (176)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Cold Pike summit cairn

Cold Pike summit cairn

Photo: Richard Platt (1)

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

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Little Stand (back) and Cold Pike (Far West Top) from Cold Pike (West Top)

Little Stand (back) and Cold Pike (Far West Top) from Cold Pike (West Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (164)

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

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) Summit

Photo: Wayne Hill (2)

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

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

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (5)

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

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 - 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)

Walk c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, 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

*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)

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

On Crinkle Crags

Photo: Simon Barnett (44)

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

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Photo: Mike Green (1)


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