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

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 Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), 866m (2841ft). Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) is also known as an English Nuttall (20th in England, 45th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit 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).

Along the way you will also bag Crinkle Crags (South Top), 834m (2737ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (29th Eng, 55th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (36th Eng, 65th Eng & Wal); Shelter Crags 815m (2675ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (34th Eng, 65th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (42nd Eng, 79th Eng & Wal); Shelter Crags (North Top) 775m (2543ft) - an English Nuttall (70th Eng, 122nd Eng & Wal); Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) 705m (2314ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (101st Eng, 168th in Eng & Wal), a Wainwright (No. 86), an English Nuttall (126th Eng, 210th in England & Wales); Great Knott 696m (2284ft) - an English Nuttall (141st Eng, 230th Eng & Wal) and Rossett Pike 651m (2137ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (144th Eng, 248th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 115) and an English Nuttall (193rd Eng, 330th 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 c425 The Oxendale Fells from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

In no particular order . . .

Kettle Crag from Redacre Gill

Kettle Crag from Redacre Gill

Photo: Tim Hope (99)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (175)

Stile over the electric fence near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Stile over the electric fence near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (156)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) summit

Crinkle Crags (South Top) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (110)

Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Photo: Chris Haselden (11)

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)

The Langdale Pikes and The Band from Great Knott

The Langdale Pikes and The Band from Great Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (108)

Side Pike from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Side Pike from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (59)

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Photo: Toby Mettam (1)

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)


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