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

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

Peak bagging heaven

Walk Route Summary:

- 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.

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Walk route map c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale 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 The Southern Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) Summit
Photo: Wayne Hill

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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) (19th in England, 42nd 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 in England, 55th in England & Wales). and a Wainwright (No. 17). 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 in England, 65th in England & Wales). and a Wainwright (No. 17). 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) and a Marilyn (30th Eng, 575th in the UK); 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); Cold Pike (Far West Top) 670m (2199ft) - an English Nuttall (171st Eng, 288th Eng & Wal) and

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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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


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.


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

In no particular order . . .

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top)  and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Great Langdale. Walk route map c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

1. Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Great Langdale
Photo: Wayne Hill (1)


Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Long Top). Walk route map c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

2. Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)
Photo: Tim Hope (114)


Crinkle Crags - The second Crinkle - Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and the third Crinkle - Gunson Knott from the first Crinkle - Crinkle Crags (South Top). Walk route map c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

3. 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 Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (Long Top). Walk route map c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

4. The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)
Photo: Peter Swan (9)


Red Tarn (Langdale) with Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond. Walk route map c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

5. Red Tarn (Langdale) with Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond
Photo: Simon Barnett (43)


Cold Pike summit cairn. Walk route map c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

6. Cold Pike summit cairn
Photo: Richard Platt (1)


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7. *Bow Fell (Bowfell), Rosett Pike and The Langdale Pikes from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)
Photo: Wayne Hill (27)

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The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale. Walk route map c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

8. The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale
Photo: Wayne Hill (30)


The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit of Little Stand. Walk route map c279 The Oxendale Horseshoe from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale photo

9. 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)


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

10. Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags summit cairn
Photo: Alan Wainwright (176)



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