Pike O'Blisco, Cold Pike and Crinkle Crags

Sat 18 Mar 2006

Route: Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale - Wall End - Pike O'Blisco - Red Tarn - Cold Pike - Crinkle Crags (Long Top) - Three Tarns - The Band - Stool End Farm - Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Distance: 9.00 miles

Ascent: 3,800ft

Time: 6 hours 15 minutes

With: David Hall and Jane Frank


Snow from the valley up, scattered to broken cloud, blue sky, very windy on the tops.

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Pike O'Blisco, Crinkle Crags and Bowfell

Mickleden from the Blea Tarn road

The Langdale Pikes from our ascent of Pike O'Blisco

Looking towards the east to the Silver How ridge and Fairfeild fells

The Langdale Pikes from Pike O'Blisco's summit

The Coniston Fells from Pike O'Blisco's summit

Swirl How, Great Carrs, the top of Dow Crag and Grey Friar

Great Knott, Crinkle Crags and Bowfell from the descent to Red Tarn

Looking back to Pike O'Blisco from the ascent of Cold Pike

Cold Pike's summit

Crinkle Crags and Bowfell from Cold Pike

Harter Fell

Looking back to Pike O'Blisco and Cold Pike as we head for Crinkle Crags

The Langdale Pikes and Great Langdale with the Fairfield fells in the distance

Heading for Crinkle Crags

Little Stand

The Scafells from the southern most Crinkle

Andrew and Martin Powell at Crinkle Crag's very windy summit

Scafell, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag, Great End, Esk Pike and Bowfell from Crinkle Crags

Bowfell behind a Crinkle

Traversing Crinkle Crags


Descending to Three Tarns

The Scafells from Three Tarns

The Langdale Pikes from the top of The Band

Pike O'Blisco from The Band

Crinkle Crags from The Band

Pike O'Blisco and Cold Pike from The Band

Great Langdale from near the bottom of The Band

Previous Walk: Blea Tarn, Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike (Sat 11 Mar 2006)

Next Walk: Coniston Old Man, Brim Fell and Swirl How (Sun 19 Mar 2006)

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