Crinkle Crags

Sun 20 Jan 2008

Route: Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale - Stool End Farm - Oxendale - Whorneyside Force - Hell Gill - Buscoe Sike - Three Tarns - Crinkle Crags (Long Top) - Red Tarn - Oxendale - Stool End Farm - Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Distance: 7.50 miles

Ascent: 2,750ft

Time: 5 hours 15 minutes

With: David Hall and Peter Burgess


Light rain at times, in the cloud from Three Tarns to Red Tarn

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

The Langdale Pikes from the Stool End Farm road

Stool End Farm at the foot of The Band

Heading along by Oxendale Beck

Having crossed this footbridge we stayed by the beck to get to the foot of Whorneyside Force rather than keeping on the main path

Whorneyside Force

Whorneyside Force

The entrance to Hell Gill, the path actually goes up the fell side to the left of the gill

The top section of Hell Gill

Hell Gill with Pike o'Blisco almost out of the clouds behind

Heading up by Buscoe Sike

One of the tarns at Three Tarns looking towards Crinkle Crags!

On the Crinkle Crags ridge with Peter adding some scale!

Long Top, Crinkle Crags summit

Heading down towards Red Tarn

Browney Gill

Looking back up the top part of the path from Red Tarn down to Oxendale

Oxendale with the Langdale Pikes behind the foot of The Band

Looking towards Whorneyside Force from Oxendale

Oxendale Beck from the footbridge with Side Pike on the right

Previous Walk: Gowbarrow Fell and Little Mell Fell (Sat 19 Jan 2008)

Next Walk: Steel Knotts and Hallin Fell (Sun 27 Jan 2008)

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