Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

High level route with superb views


Route outline for walk c425:

Great Langdale  -  The Old Dungeon Ghyll  -  Wall End Farm  -  Redacre Gill  -  Wrynose Fell  -  Pike of Blisco (Pike O' Blisco)  -  Red Tarn (Langdale)  -  Great Knott  -  Crinkle Crags (South Top)  -  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)  -  Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)  -  Ore Gap  -  Angle Tarn (Langdale)  -  Rossett Pike  -  Rossett Beck  -  Mickleden  -  Mickleden Beck  -  The Cumbria Way  -  The Old Dungeon Ghyll  -  Great Langdale




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
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 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 highest in England, 27th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) at 866m (2841ft). Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (20th highest in England, 45th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of 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).

Along the way you will also bag:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Cumbria Way, a 112km (70 miles) linear footpath connecting Ulverston in Cumbria, England with Carlisle in Cumbria, England. The Cumbria Way is waymarked by named posts. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Cumbria Way.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

In no particular order . . .

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - 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)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) towering above Angle Tarn (Langdale)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) towering above Angle Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (189)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Harter Fell (Eskdale) (back), Hard Knott and The Lingcove Valley from Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (back), Hard Knott and The Lingcove Valley from Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (179)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) and the Eastern shoulder of The Band from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) and the Eastern shoulder of The Band from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (214)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Red Tarn (Langdale)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (4)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Red Tarn (Langdale)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (5)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Great Knott from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (3)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Mickleden

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (297)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - View from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

View from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (125)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - The Crinkle Crags ridge featuring Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top)

The Crinkle Crags ridge featuring Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (2)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Mickleden

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (295)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Crinkle Crags (Long Top) summit

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (113)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Sca Fell (centre), Mickledore and Scafell Pike (right) from Crinkle Crags

Sca Fell (centre), Mickledore and Scafell Pike (right) from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Daniel Sharpe (1)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Heading to Mickleden

Heading to Mickleden

Photo: David Hayter (40)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Bow Fell (Bowfell)'s Great Slab

Bow Fell (Bowfell)'s Great Slab

Photo: Tim Hope (131)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells 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 c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - North from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

North from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (1)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Bowfell Buttress from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Bowfell Buttress from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (120)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Photo: Chris Haselden (11)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - On Crinkle Crags

On Crinkle Crags

Photo: Simon Barnett (44)


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