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




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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) (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).

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.

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 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 - Cairn at Ore Gap

Cairn at Ore Gap

Photo: Alan Wainwright (184)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Cold Pike from Great Knott summit

Cold Pike from Great Knott summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (161)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Above the mist on Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) looking down the Langdales with Side Pike and Lingmore Fell in the middle distance

Above the mist on Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) looking down the Langdales with Side Pike and Lingmore Fell in the middle distance

Photo: Andy Malcolm (17)

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 - Sca Fell (left), Mickledore (centre), Scafell Pike (centre-right) and Ill Crag (right) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left), Mickledore (centre), Scafell Pike (centre-right) and Ill Crag (right) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (3)

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 - Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (8)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Great Langdale under a deep snow

Great Langdale under a deep snow

Photo: Simon Barnett (67)

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 - Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Peter Swan (11)

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

The famous waterspout on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (126)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Three Tarns (or two tarns and a puddle) with Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags beyond from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Three Tarns (or two tarns and a puddle) with Shelter Crags, Gunson Knott and Crinkle Crags beyond from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (136)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (11)

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 - Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Stephen Rochell (4)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Rossett Crag, Black Crags, Mart Crag, Pike of Stickle, The Langdale Pikes, Mickleden and Great Langdale from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rossett Crag, Black Crags, Mart Crag, Pike of Stickle, The Langdale Pikes, Mickleden and Great Langdale from The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (121)

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 - Gunson Knott from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Gunson Knott from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (13)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Great Langdale and the distant fells from Crinkle Crags

Great Langdale and the distant fells from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Dean Richardson (9)


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