Monday 4th November 2013

 

Start Point : Old Dungeon Ghyll (NY 286 061)

                   

Distance : 7.3 miles         Height Ascended : 2700 feet

 

Route Map

 

 

Oxendale and Crinkle Crags.

 

The unmistakable profile of the Langdale Pikes over The Band.

 

Crinkle Crags, Shelter Crags and Bow Fell – classic Lakeland.

 

A light dusting of snow sprinkles the Crinkles.

 

Bow Fell catches a light cloud.

 

Pike o' Stickle beyond the steep western face of Pike o' Blisco.

 

Great Knott.

 

The Band leading up to Bow Fell.

 

Another view of the Langdale Pikes from the path between Red Tarn and Great Knott.

 

Looking back down the path towards Pike o' Blisco.

 

Crinkle Crags.

 

The third Crinkle across Great Cove.

 

On the final approach to the first Crinkle a new vista opens up across Great Moss to the Scafells.

 

The Scafells across the second and highest Crinkle from the summit of the first.

 

The Bad Step………….

 

........not today.....choosing instead to take the detour to the left.

 

A grandstand view of Great Langdale.

 

The highest of the Crinkle summits.

 

Looking down  Mickle Door.

 

The view down Great Langdale from the summit of the third Crinkle.

 

Marion running off steam.

 

Looking across to the roof-top of England.

 

Bow Fell as seen on the descent from Shelter Crags.

 

The largest of the Three Tarns.

 

Bowfell Links.

 

The Langdale Pikes from the top of The Band.

 

The head of Great Langdale from the lower eastern slopes of The Band.