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 - Mickleden and Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Simon Barnett (45)

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (119)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - *Great Knott, Crinckle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Red Tarn (Langdale)

*Great Knott, Crinckle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from the Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (87)

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

The Scafell Massif from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (6)

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (115)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Junction with Stake Pass and The Cumbria Way at the bottom of Rossett Beck in Mickleden

Junction with Stake Pass and The Cumbria Way at the bottom of Rossett Beck in Mickleden

Photo: Alan Wainwright (192)

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

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Photo: Tony Higgs (10)

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

The Langdale Pikes from near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (107)

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

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Lee Camfield (1)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Bowfell Buttress (left), Great Langdale and The Langdale Pikes (with Harrison Stickle prominent) from the col between Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Bowfell Buttress (left), Great Langdale and The Langdale Pikes (with Harrison Stickle prominent) from the col between Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (181)

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

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - On the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (129)

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

The Langdale Pikes from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Mike Jennings (16)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (6)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Simon Barnett (42)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Crinkle Crags - The second Crinkle - Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and the third Crinkle - Gunson Knott from the first Crinkle - Crinkle Crags (South Top)

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)

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

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Liz Stanley (1)

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

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (9)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - *The Langdale Pikes (left), Great Langdale (centre) and Side Pike and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

*The Langdale Pikes (left), Great Langdale (centre) and Side Pike and Lingmoor Fell (right) from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (19)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Great Langdale from Shelter Crags (North Top)

Great Langdale from Shelter Crags (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (178)


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