Bowfell and Esk Pike

Fri 29 Mar 2002

Route: Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale - Stool End Farm - The Band - Three Tarns - Bowfell - Ore Gap - Esk Pike - Esk Hause - Allen Crags - Lower Esk Hause - Angle Tarn - Rossett Pike - Rossett Gill - Mickleden - Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Distance: 9.75 miles

Ascent: 3,540ft

Time: 5 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne


Dry, sunny, blue sky, light winds but very hazy

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The Band and Bowfell from the start of the road to Stool End Farm

The Langdale Pikes

Great Knott and Crinkle Crags from the bottom of The Band

Crinkle Crags from high up on The Band

The Scafells from Three Tarns

The Great Slab, Bowfell

The Scafells from Bowfell summit

360 Panorama from Bowfell summit

The Scafells and Esk Pike from Bowfell

Descending to Ore Gap with the Scafells ahead

Descending to Ore Gap with Esk Pike ahead

360 Panorama from Esk Pike summit

Leaving Esk Pike summit for Esk Hause

Great End, Great Gable, Green Gable, Esk Hause and Sprinkling Tarn from the descent off Esk Pike

The Langdale Pikes, Rossett Pike and Bowfell from the Esk Hause shelter

Great Gable from Allen Crags summit

Ill Crag and Great End from Allen Crags summit

Looking back over Angle Tarn to Esk Pike

Langdale from near the Mickleden cairn, Rossett Pike


A great pint to finish off the day, Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Langdale

Previous Walk: Stone Arthur, Great Rigg, Heron Pike and Nab Scar (Sun 17 Mar 2002)

Next Walk: Mardale Head skyline (Sat 30 Mar 2002)

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