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 . . .

*Mickleden from Stake Pass

*Mickleden from Stake Pass

Photo: Wayne Hill (68)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Esk Pike from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (183)

The Langdale Pikes from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (60)

Looking across Mickleden Beck towards the Bowfell Buttress (left) and Rossett Pike (right)

Looking across Mickleden Beck towards the Bowfell Buttress (left) and Rossett Pike (right)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (119)

Cold Pike from Great Knott summit

Cold Pike from Great Knott summit

Photo: Alan Wainwright (161)

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

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

Photo: Jo Rohse (1)

Taking a breather before tackling Striding Edge

Taking a breather before tackling Striding Edge

Photo: Dean Richardson (12)

The Scafell Massif from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

The Scafell Massif from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (6)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) summit cairn

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) summit cairn

Photo: Tim Hope (103)

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) from Oxendale

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) from Oxendale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (215)

The Scafell Massif - Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag & Great End - with Bow Fell (Bowfell) in the right foreground from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

The Scafell Massif - Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag & Great End - with Bow Fell (Bowfell) in the right foreground from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (182)

*Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (right) including the infamous bad step with the Scafell Massiff beyond from Great Knott

*Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (right) including the infamous bad step with the Scafell Massiff beyond from Great Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (23)

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)

*The Scafell Ridge from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

*The Scafell Ridge from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Robert Withers (1)

On the Three Tarns col

On the Three Tarns col

Photo: Tim Hope (117)

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Photo: Toby Mettam (1)

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (122)

Red Tarn (Langdale) with Great Carrs and Swirl How in the distance from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Red Tarn (Langdale) with Great Carrs and Swirl How in the distance from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Tim Hope (105)

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 Scafell Massif from the cairn on the summit of Esk Pike

The Scafell Massif from the cairn on the summit of Esk Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (186)

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

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

Photo: Mike Jennings (17)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Lee Camfield (2)

Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (5)

*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)

Sign in a field near Loughrigg Tarn

Sign in a field near Loughrigg Tarn

Photo: Edward Felstead (8)

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

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

Photo: Simon Barnett (43)

North from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

North from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (1)

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Harrison Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (6)

*Cinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale in the early morning

*Cinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and the Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale in the early morning

Photo: Andy Malcolm (18)

Southwold Lighthouse

Southwold Lighthouse

Photo: Mike Jennings (18)

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)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Tim Hope (111)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags

Photo: Tim Hope (116)

Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (16)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Mickleden

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (297)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left) and Scafell Pike (centre) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: James Brennan (7)

Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (7)

A frozen Low Water - with The Old Man of Coniston beyond

A frozen Low Water - with The Old Man of Coniston beyond

Photo: Mike Jennings (24)

Looking down the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell) to Great Landdale and the Langdale Pikes

Looking down the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell) to Great Landdale and the Langdale Pikes

Photo: Tim Hope (133)

Me and a mate on the first crinkle of The Crinkle Crags above Great Langdale

Me and a mate on the first crinkle of The Crinkle Crags above Great Langdale

Photo: Malcolm Boswell (1)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (61)

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Dungeon Ghyll Force

Photo: Mike Green (1)

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)

Footbridge over Mickleden Beck

Footbridge over Mickleden Beck

Photo: Mike Jennings (15)

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)

Wast Water and Wasdale Head from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Wast Water and Wasdale Head from Westmorland Cairn, Great Gable

Photo: Wayne Hill (4)

Rossett Pike and Black Crags from the top of Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rossett Pike and Black Crags from the top of Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (132)

Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Peter Swan (11)

Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (173)

The Langdale Pikes from near Red Tarn (Langdale)

The Langdale Pikes from near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (107)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top)  and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (1)

Buck Pike (Langdale) summit cairn

Buck Pike (Langdale) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (816)

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)

Pike of Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Pike of Stickle and the Langdale Pikes from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Photo: Chris Haselden (1)

The Band (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike (centre) and Pike of Stickle (far right) surround Mickleden from Great Langdale

The Band (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell), Esk Pike (centre) and Pike of Stickle (far right) surround Mickleden from Great Langdale

Photo: David Hayter (360)

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)

The Langdale Pikes - Pike of Stickle (left) and Loft Crag (centre right) from The Band

The Langdale Pikes - Pike of Stickle (left) and Loft Crag (centre right) from The Band

Photo: Simon Barnett (46)

*Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

*Kirk Fell (left), Great Gable (centre) Lingmell, Scafell Pike (partially hidden) and Illgill Head across Wast Water

Photo: Wayne Hill (32)

*Illgill Head (left), Wast Water (centre) and Middle Fell (right) from Yewbarrow

*Illgill Head (left), Wast Water (centre) and Middle Fell (right) from Yewbarrow

Photo: Wayne Hill (24)

The Langdale Pikes

The Langdale Pikes

Photo: Wayne Hill (67)

Winter Evening at Castlerigg Stone Circle

Winter Evening at Castlerigg Stone Circle

Photo: John Holt (5)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags and Shelter Crags (North Top) from Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags and Shelter Crags (North Top) from Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (22)

The Coniston Fells from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

The Coniston Fells from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (30)

Looking back to the Langdales from Redacre Gill

Looking back to the Langdales from Redacre Gill

Photo: Tim Hope (98)

Climbing Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) via Redacre Gill

Climbing Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) via Redacre Gill

Photo: Tim Hope (101)

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)

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)

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit cairn on Crinkle Crags (South Top)

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End - from the summit cairn on Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (168)

The Scafell Massiff from Bowfell - with Sca Fell to the left, Mickledore in the centre and Scafell Pike to the right

The Scafell Massiff from Bowfell - with Sca Fell to the left, Mickledore in the centre and Scafell Pike to the right

Photo: Wayne Hill (83)

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Simon Barnett (45)

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) and Harrison Stickle from Mickleden

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) and Harrison Stickle from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (296)

Great Langdale and the distant fells from Crinkle Crags

Great Langdale and the distant fells from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Dean Richardson (9)

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)

Great Knott from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (3)

My dog Rosie and I on Crinkle Crags

My dog Rosie and I on Crinkle Crags

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (3)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (123)

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (10)

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)

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)

Approaching the (somewhat moody) Langdale Pikes along the Cumbria Wayin Great Langdale below Oakhowe Crag.

Approaching the (somewhat moody) Langdale Pikes along the Cumbria Wayin Great Langdale below Oakhowe Crag.

Photo: Graham Sykes (1)

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

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

Photo: Alan Wainwright (189)

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

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

Photo: Rob Barklamb (27)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) and the infamous bad step from Great Knott

Crinkle Crags (South Top) and the infamous bad step from Great Knott

Photo: Wayne Hill (31)

*Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

*Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Wayne Hill (3)

Esk Pike from Ore Gap

Esk Pike from Ore Gap

Photo: Alan Wainwright (185)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rock formations on The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (123)

Yosemite National Park from the ascent of Yosemite Falls

Yosemite National Park from the ascent of Yosemite Falls

Photo: Simon Barnett (68)

The Langdale Pikes and The Band from Great Knott

The Langdale Pikes and The Band from Great Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (108)

Rock formations on Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Rock formations on Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (135)

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)

Crinkle Crags from Great Knott

Crinkle Crags from Great Knott

Photo: Tim Hope (109)

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Derwent Water and Keswick from the lower slopes of Skiddaw

Photo: Mike Walker (298)

Heading to Mickleden

Heading to Mickleden

Photo: David Hayter (40)

Great Langdale from below Loft Crag

Great Langdale from below Loft Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (120)

Ashness Bridge over Barrow Beck with Skiddaw in the distance

Ashness Bridge over Barrow Beck with Skiddaw in the distance

Photo: Andy Malcolm (88)

Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Oxendale and Langdale from Gunson Knott (Crinkle Crags)

Photo: Chris Haselden (11)

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag - from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag - from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (180)

Gunson Knott from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Gunson Knott from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (13)

Derwent Water, Blencathra, Walla Crag and 
Bleaberry Fell from High Spy

Derwent Water, Blencathra, Walla Crag and Bleaberry Fell from High Spy

Photo: Peter Swan (14)

Scafell Pike (right) and Sca Fell (left) with Mickledore (centre) from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Scafell Pike (right) and Sca Fell (left) with Mickledore (centre) from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Peter Swan (10)

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)

Kettle Crag from Redacre Gill

Kettle Crag from Redacre Gill

Photo: Tim Hope (99)

Grisdale Tarn

Grisdale Tarn

Photo: Liz Stanley (2)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (176)

Looking south west towards Hard Knott, Harter Fell (Eskdale),  Lingcove Bridge and Eskdale from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Looking south west towards Hard Knott, Harter Fell (Eskdale), Lingcove Bridge and Eskdale from the summit of Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Graeme Hogg (2)

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top) & Gunson Knott after leaving Red Tarn (Langdale)

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top) & Gunson Knott after leaving Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Chris Haselden (10)

Heading for The Band from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Heading for The Band from the Three Tarns col between Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Dean Richardson (11)

Sca Fell and Scafell Pike from Crinkle Crags

Sca Fell and Scafell Pike from Crinkle Crags

Photo: Peter Swan (12)

*Bow Fell (Bowfell), Rosett Pike and The Langdale Pikes from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

*Bow Fell (Bowfell), Rosett Pike and The Langdale Pikes from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Wayne Hill (27)

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Stool End, Great Langdale

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Stool End, Great Langdale

Photo: David Swales (10)

The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (128)

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)

The Langdale Pikes (left) and Great Langdale from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

The Langdale Pikes (left) and Great Langdale from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (20)

Crinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and The Band from Redacre Gill

Crinkle Crags, Bow Fell (Bowfell) and The Band from Redacre Gill

Photo: Tim Hope (100)

Side Pike from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Side Pike from near Wall End Farm, Great Langdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (59)

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Photo: Pauline Mealor (1)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (170)

Cat Bells (Catbells) (foreground) with Skiddaw and Blencathra (distance left) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) (foreground) with Skiddaw and Blencathra (distance left) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Photo: Rob Barklamb (31)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) summit

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (113)

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)

Cunswick Scar summit cairn

Cunswick Scar summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (193)

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)

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

The Langdale Pikes from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (30)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit cairn

Photo: Tony Higgs (10)

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)

Bow Fell (Bowfell)'s Great Slab

Bow Fell (Bowfell)'s Great Slab

Photo: Tim Hope (131)

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)

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

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

Photo: Mike Jennings (16)

Great Langdale under a deep snow

Great Langdale under a deep snow

Photo: Simon Barnett (67)

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Great Langdale Beck, Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (20)

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)

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)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags (North Top) summit cairn

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags (North Top) summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (177)

Lingmoor Tarn from Lingmoor Fell

Lingmoor Tarn from Lingmoor Fell

Photo: David Hayter (361)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Stephen Rochell (4)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Lee Camfield (1)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (9)

Bowfell from the second Crinkle (Long Top)

Bowfell from the second Crinkle (Long Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (9)

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)

Wetherlam, Swirl How and Little Carrs under a deep blanket of snow from<br>Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Wetherlam, Swirl How and Little Carrs under a deep blanket of snow from
Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Simon Barnett (58)

Approaching The Band and Stool End Farm from Great Langdale

Approaching The Band and Stool End Farm from Great Langdale

Photo: Chris Haselden (2)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (7)

Great Langdale and Blea Rigg with The Helvellyn Massiff in the distance under a deep blanket of snow from the lower slopes of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Great Langdale and Blea Rigg with The Helvellyn Massiff in the distance under a deep blanket of snow from the lower slopes of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Simon Barnett (56)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) Summit

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) Summit

Photo: Wayne Hill (2)

The Langdale Pikes from Blea Tarn

The Langdale Pikes from Blea Tarn

Photo: Rob Barklamb (28)

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)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (167)

On the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (129)

Looking up Mickleden towards Rossett Pike, Buck Pike (Langdale) and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale

Looking up Mickleden towards Rossett Pike, Buck Pike (Langdale) and Black Crags (Langdale) from Great Langdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (815)

Great Langdale from Shelter Crags (North Top)

Great Langdale from Shelter Crags (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (178)

On Crinkle Crags

On Crinkle Crags

Photo: Simon Barnett (44)

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)

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Edward Felstead (5)

Our new addition Neela ( 1st time in the Lakes) on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Green Gable (left), Windy Gap, Great Gable and Kirk Fell (right) very clear in the background

Our new addition Neela ( 1st time in the Lakes) on Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with Green Gable (left), Windy Gap, Great Gable and Kirk Fell (right) very clear in the background

Photo: Paul Baldry (3)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

The Langdale Pikes from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Liz Stanley (1)

The Helvellyn Massiff under a deep blanket of snow from the lower slopes<br>of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

The Helvellyn Massiff under a deep blanket of snow from the lower slopes
of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Simon Barnett (57)

Coquet valley

Coquet valley

Photo: Graeme Hogg (1)

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)

On Harter Fell (Mardale) with Katie and Rosie

On Harter Fell (Mardale) with Katie and Rosie

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (4)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (left), Cold Pike (centre) from the summit of Cold Pike (West Top)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (left), Cold Pike (centre) from the summit of Cold Pike (West Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (163)

Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Esk Pike (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (172)

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (125)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) and Red Tarn (Langdale) from the summit of Cold Pike

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) and Red Tarn (Langdale) from the summit of Cold Pike

Photo: Alan Wainwright (157)

Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Tim Hope (102)

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Mickleden

Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) from Mickleden

Photo: Mike Walker (295)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit cairn on Great Knott

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit cairn on Great Knott

Photo: Alan Wainwright (160)

Bla Bheinn (Blaven) from An Dorus

Bla Bheinn (Blaven) from An Dorus

Photo: Stephen Rochell (5)

On The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

On The Climbers' Traverse below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (124)

Windermere from Baystones (Wansfell)

Windermere from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (84)

Bassenthwaite from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Bassenthwaite from the summit of Dodd (Skiddaw)

Photo: Tony Higgs (13)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (4)

*Crinkle Crags featuring Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) (centre) and The Langdale Pikes (right) from Great Langdale

*Crinkle Crags featuring Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott & Crinkle Crags (South Top) (left), Bow Fell (Bowfell) (centre) and The Langdale Pikes (right) from Great Langdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (26)

Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Wast Water from Yewbarrow

Photo: Wayne Hill (28)

Side Pike and Lingmoor Fell from Redacre Gill below Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Side Pike and Lingmoor Fell from Redacre Gill below Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Mike Jennings (23)

The Band (centre) with Crinkle Crags (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (right) beyond from Great Langdale

The Band (centre) with Crinkle Crags (left) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (right) beyond from Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (21)

Snow on Wrynose Fell from near Blea Tarn (Langdale)

Snow on Wrynose Fell from near Blea Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Simon Barnett (62)

Cold Pike, Little Stand and Browney Gill from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Cold Pike, Little Stand and Browney Gill from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Tim Hope (104)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Tony Estcourt (5)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Tim Hope (114)

*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)

Buttermere with Fleetwith Pike beyond

Buttermere with Fleetwith Pike beyond

Photo: James Brennan (8)

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

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

Photo: Tim Hope (120)

Cairn on the summit of Rossett Pike

Cairn on the summit of Rossett Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (476)

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

The Scafell Massif - Slight Side, Sca Fell, Symonds Knott, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (171)

Crinkle Crags (South Top) summit

Crinkle Crags (South Top) summit

Photo: Tim Hope (110)

Cairn at Ore Gap

Cairn at Ore Gap

Photo: Alan Wainwright (184)

Great Langdale from below Loft Crag

Great Langdale from below Loft Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (124)

Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Tim Hope (106)

Sca Fell (centre left), Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag from Three Tarns

Sca Fell (centre left), Mickledore, Scafell Pike and Ill Crag from Three Tarns

Photo: Tim Hope (118)

Mist on Esk Pike

Mist on Esk Pike

Photo: David Hayter (41)

Grey Crag (Sleddale) summit cairn

Grey Crag (Sleddale) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (477)

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)

Stickle Tarn from Harrison Stickle

Stickle Tarn from Harrison Stickle

Photo: Chris Haselden (4)

Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Great Langdale from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Peter Swan (8)

Beacon Tarn (The Blawith Fells) near Coniston Water

Beacon Tarn (The Blawith Fells) near Coniston Water

Photo: Chris Haselden (13)

Sunshine on the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Sunshine on the Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (130)

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Mickleden and Great Langdale from Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tony Higgs (11)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit

Bow Fell (Bowfell) summit

Photo: Tony Higgs (12)

Stile over the electric fence near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Stile over the electric fence near Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (156)

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

Photo: Robert Withers (2)

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Brock Crags

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Brock Crags

Photo: Robert Hall (12)

The Langdale Pikes (left) and Side Pike (right) from Blea Tarn (Langdale)

The Langdale Pikes (left) and Side Pike (right) from Blea Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (21)

Approaching The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Approaching The Great Slab below Bow Fell (Bowfell)

Photo: Tim Hope (127)

Great Langdale

Great Langdale

Photo: Mike Jennings (14)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) with the infamous 'Bad Step' (just below centre) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Crinkle Crags (Long Top) with the infamous 'Bad Step' (just below centre) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Tim Hope (112)

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Brock Crags from Angle Tarn

Photo: Robert Hall (11)


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