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CrinkleCraggs & Bowfell

CrinkleCraggs & Bowfell


Postby hutchy1 » Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:12 am

Date walked: 30/03/2013

Time taken: 7

Distance: 15 km

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Hi all im back in the Langdales for the second time in a week last weekend we camped in low clag an a blizzard we only managed to get as far as the 3 tarns due to near waist deep snow in places this Easter weekend in glorious winter conditions i returned to complete the round.I left the old dungeon gill to stool end farm
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okthis was last weekends pic
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okthis was last weekends pic
i then headeed up to red tarn
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then fairly straight forward walk past grey knotts to the first crinkle
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view back to pike o blisco
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strange snow patterns on the path up to the crinckles
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charlie having aball on the first crinckle
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langdale valley from the crinckles
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the bad step charlie loves the bypass path so i was popular today
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the langdale pikes
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Bowfell
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The Scafells
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Longtop thehighest of the crinckles
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Yours truly and his matecharlie
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crinckles from bowfell
after advising a couple they wernt on crinckle craggs :? i resisted the temptation to take in esk pike and head down the ore gap
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a frozen angle tarn
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bowfell
bowfell
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i always find an interesting decent rosset gill
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and finally back to the old dungeon gill for a guiness
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Re: CrinkleCraggs & Bowfell

Postby simon-b » Sat Mar 30, 2013 10:37 pm

Great pictures from two magnificent fells, hutchy.

Those "strange snow patterns" look like footprints. The snow beneath people's footsteps becomes compacted and therefore more stable. Then the wind blows away the surrounding, still soft snow, leaving the raised footprints.
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Re: CrinkleCraggs & Bowfell

Postby johnkaysleftleg » Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:25 pm

Looks like a memorable outing indeed. Some great snowy images.
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Re: CrinkleCraggs & Bowfell

Postby SusieThePensioner » Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:04 pm

Glad you managed to get this finished off and some great photos :thumbup:

This was Mickleden and Oxendale on Saturday morning :D
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Re: CrinkleCraggs & Bowfell

Postby ChrisW » Thu Apr 04, 2013 5:44 am

Fine wander Hutchy; captured beautifully in those stunning pics, there is little to beat a photo of a snowy landscape with a blue sky above it....great report :clap:
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Re: CrinkleCraggs & Bowfell

Postby hutchy1 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:52 pm

SusieThePensioner wrote:Glad you managed to get this finished off and some great photos :thumbup:

This was Mickleden and Oxendale on Saturday morning :D
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the Langdales always look stunning even more so with some snow there :)
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Re: CrinkleCraggs & Bowfell

Postby Belgian_Hiker » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:54 pm

Hi Hutchy
Thanks for posting your report - brought a sense of deja vu to me reading it.
We must have been behind you most of the day or had our pint in the the Dungeon Ghryll around a similar time.
Did you notice 2 tents as you passed by Red Tarn ?
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Crinkle crags and Bow fell looked amazing with the weather that day:
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Beer in sight:
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Re: CrinkleCraggs & Bowfell

Postby hutchy1 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:01 pm

Belgian_Hiker wrote:Hi Hutchy
Thanks for posting your report - brought a sense of deja vu to me reading it.
We must have been behind you most of the day or had our pint in the the Dungeon Ghryll around a similar time.
Did you notice 2 tents as you passed by Red Tarn ?
100_0410.JPG

Crinkle crags and Bow fell looked amazing with the weather that day:
20130330_114352.jpg

20130330_165141.jpg

Beer in sight:
13646593435115.jpg


Hi Belgian Hiker yes i do remember seing the tents and thinking brrrrr lol a cracking weekend for it tho :)
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