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 - Red Tarn (Langdale)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (4)

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 - 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 - Rossett Pike summit ridge with The Langdale Pikes in the distance and Great Langdale far below

Rossett Pike summit ridge with The Langdale Pikes in the distance and Great Langdale far below

Photo: Alan Wainwright (191)

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 - 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)

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 notorious 'bad step' between Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

The notorious 'bad step' between Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (169)

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

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Lee Camfield (2)

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 - 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)

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 - Mickelden Beck flowing through Great Langdale with the lowers slopes of the Landale pikes (left) and Side Pike (right)

Mickelden Beck flowing through Great Langdale with the lowers slopes of the Landale pikes (left) and Side Pike (right)

Photo: John Holt (4)

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: Peter Swan (7)

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

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (30)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - The Langdale Pikes (top left), The Band (middle left) and Great Langdale from the summit of Great Knott

The Langdale Pikes (top left), The Band (middle left) and Great Langdale from the summit of Great Knott

Photo: Alan Wainwright (162)

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

Crinkles and Bowfell from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (27)

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

Red Tarn (Langdale) below Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Mike Jennings (17)

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (122)

Walk c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale - Rossett Pike summit cairn with The Langdale Pikes in the distance

Rossett Pike summit cairn with The Langdale Pikes in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (190)


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