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

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 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 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) (29th highest in England, 55th 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) (34th highest in England, 65th 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 Little Stand at 740m (2429ft). Little Stand is known as an English Nuttall (91st highest in England, 158th highest in England & Wales) ; Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) at 705m (2314ft). Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (101st England, 168th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 86), an English Nuttall (126th highest in England, 210th highest in England & Wales) ; Cold Pike at 701m (2301ft). Cold Pike is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (106th highest in England, 174th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 88) and an English Nuttall (133rd highest in England, 218th highest in England & Wales) ; Great Knott at 696m (2284ft). Great Knott is known as an English Nuttall (141st highest in England, 230th highest in England & Wales) ; Cold Pike (West Top) at 683m (2242ft). Cold Pike (West Top) is known as an English Nuttall (151st highest in England, 251st highest in England & Wales) ; Cold Pike (Far West Top) at 670m (2199ft). Cold Pike (Far West Top) is known as an English Nuttall (171st highest in England, 288th highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

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)

Crinkle Crags and Great Knott from Cold Pike

Crinkle Crags and Great Knott from Cold Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (159)

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)

*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)

Cold Pike and Cold Pike (West Top) from the cairn on the summit of Cold Pike (Far West Top)

Cold Pike and Cold Pike (West Top) from the cairn on the summit of Cold Pike (Far West Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (165)

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)

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)

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)

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 Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (7)


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