Walk c414 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Superb fell walking on a superb ridge


Route outline for walk c414:

- Great Langdale  -   The Old Dungeon Ghyll  -   Oxendale  -   Oxendale Beck  -   Red Tarn (Langdale)  -   Great Knott  -   Crinkle  -   Crags (South Top)  -   Bad Step  -   Crinkle Crags (Long Top)  -   Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)  -   Shelter Crags  -   Shelter Crags (North Top)  -   Three Tarns  -   Climbers' Traverse (optional)  -   Flat Crag  -   Cambridge Crag  -   Bowfell Buttress  -   Bow Fell (Bowfell)  -   Three Tarns  -   Earing Crag  -   White Stones  -   The Band  -   Stool End Farm  -   Mickleden Beck  -   Mickleden  -   The Old Dungeon Ghyll  -   Great Langdale.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Bow Fell (Bowfell) at 902m (2960ft). Bow Fell (Bowfell) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (8th highest in England, 24th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 6). Bow Fell (Bowfell) is also known as an English Nuttall (10th in England, 27th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Crinkle Crags (Long Top), 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).

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 Shelter Crags (North Top), 775m (2543ft) - an English Nuttall (70th Eng, 122nd Eng & Wal) and Great Knott 696m (2284ft) - an English Nuttall (141st Eng, 230th 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 c414 Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

In no particular order . . .

Footbridge over Mickleden Beck

Footbridge over Mickleden Beck

Photo: Mike Jennings (15)

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (5)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (170)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (30)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (20)

My dog Rosie and I on Crinkle Crags

My dog Rosie and I on Crinkle Crags

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (3)

The Langdale Pikes from near Red Tarn (Langdale)

The Langdale Pikes from near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (107)

Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (134)

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)


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