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.




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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

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) (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 in England, 50th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Crinkle Crags (South Top), 834m (2737ft). Crinkle Crags (South Top) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (29th highest in England, 55th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Crinkle Crags (South Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (36th in England, 65th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Shelter Crags, 815m (2675ft). Shelter Crags is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (34th highest in England, 65th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Shelter Crags is also known as an English Nuttall (42nd in England, 79th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Little Stand, 740m (2429ft) - an English Nuttall (91st Eng, 158th Eng & Wal); Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) 705m (2314ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (101st Eng, 168th in Eng & Wal), a Wainwright (No. 86), an English Nuttall (126th Eng, 210th in England & Wales); Cold Pike 701m (2301ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (106th Eng, 174th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 88) and an English Nuttall (133rd Eng, 218th Eng & Wal); Great Knott 696m (2284ft) - an English Nuttall (141st Eng, 230th Eng & Wal); Cold Pike (West Top) 683m (2242ft) - an English Nuttall (151st Eng, 251st Eng & Wal) and Cold Pike (Far West Top) 670m (2199ft) - an English Nuttall (171st Eng, 288th Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe 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)

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)

Cold Pike, Little Stand and Browney Gill from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Cold Pike, Little Stand and Browney Gill from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Tim Hope (104)

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 (Long Top) summit

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (113)

Stool End Farm, Langdale with Pike of Stickle rising majestically

Stool End Farm, Langdale with Pike of Stickle rising majestically

Photo: Philip Butler (2)

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

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

Photo: Rob Barklamb (30)

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)

The Scafell Massif from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

The Scafell Massif from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (6)

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)


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