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Name:Crinkle Crags - Long Top [Second Crinkle]
Hill number:2371
Height:859m / 2818ft
Parent (Ma):2359  Scafell Pike
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Esk (Ravenglass), Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Ulverston)
Watershed:Morecambe Bay
Class:Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright,
Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge,
Grid ref:NY 24866 04872
Summit feature:cairn
Col:720m  NY248060  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Observations:North cairn is higher than South cairn
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1364 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Birkett 3 Revisit with PeteDave Geere19/01/2020
revisited with davepedro119/01/2020
My last Wainwright of Round 5. Came up from The New Dungeon Ghyll car park with Alfie. I see I missed seeing Dave Geere up here today!Dangerous Dave19/01/2020
A way for the weekend for Ellie's birthday. The climb was hard it was raining and a rather unpleasant day. The descent was hard enjoy the walk none the less.GrantRSA23/11/2019
Wow, what weather; One of the clearest days in the Lakes ever. Hard snow on the tops, which was in the main lovely to walk on. Made our way up via brownsey Gill to Pike o Blisco where we managed to meet with dad who was making his way to Coniston. From there we headed to Cold Pike, across the Middle towards crinkle crabs via the bad step. Lunch at the top, then Baz and I nipped over to Bowfell and grabbed that, whilst the other returned to old dungeon gill via the band. Baz and I followed after them as too much ice at the top to risk the climbers traverse. Great day walking with Baz, Lyndon, Andy, Stu, Dan unfortunately Matt had to duck out last minute due to a dodgy tummy!Jim Baz18/11/2019
Misty traverse from Langdalebenalder28414/10/2019
Langdale Horseshoepaulcook280912/10/2019
Dungeon Ghyll -> Pike of Blisco -> Cold Pike -> Cold Pike West Top -> Cold Pike Far West Top -> Great Knott -> Crinkle Crags South Top -> Crinkle Crags Long Top -> Shelter Crags -> Shelter Crags North Top -> Bow Fell -> Esk Pike -> Rossett Pike -> High Raise -> Thurnacar Knott -> Harrison Stickle -> Pike of Stickle -> Loft Crag -> Dungeon Ghyll.axoree14/09/2019
With Mark and EllaEllie's Hills04/08/2019
ODG hotel > Mickleden > Stake Gill > Black Crags > Buck Pike > Rossett Pike > Angle Tarn > Esk Hause > Esk Pike > Ore Gap > Bowfell North Top > Bowfell > Three Tarns > Crinkle Crags > Crinkle Crags South Top > Oxendale > ODG Hotel. Just me and H. Cloudy morning with a cooling breeze but turned into unbroken sunshine and next to no wind.johnkaysleftleg06/07/2019
With Ian.PeteF03/07/2019
With JGCW18/06/2019
Pike o Blisco and Crinkle Crags from ODG. Cloud came in when we were at the top.re142119/05/2019
With TimCora Thorny14/05/2019
Pike O Blisco to Bow Fell via Cold Pike & Crinkle Crags down The Climbers Traverse.sms.3704/05/2019
on toddwhiteuss13/04/2019
Around Langdale HeadChopperbrown21/03/2019
Crinkle Crags and Bowfell from Langdalemaaaaaaaatty30/10/2018
Bowfell via the band and climbers traverse with Simon then Crinkles avoiding bad step then back to carHollowLegs18/10/2018
with Ed. Langdale Horseshoedavidahearn05/10/2018
Gerry Charnley Round recce. 22nd ascent.IWC05/09/2018
After Pike o Blisco on GCR with FL &W&KGrey Hare15/08/2018
From Cold PikeCyclistno111/08/2018
With Cold PikeNicky11/08/2018
Smash fest with LUUOC from Duddon Valley Crinkle Crags - Bowfell - Esk Pike - Scafell Pike - Scafell - Slight SideJonathanConey27/07/2018
Ascent of Bow Fell via Stool End, The Band, Climbers Travers and the Great Slab. On to Esk Pike via Ore Gap. Ascent of Bow Fell and on to Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Great Knott, Cold Pike and Pike of Blisco. Descent via Wrynose Fell and Redacre Gill.raymooremanx22/07/2018
Ascended after cold pike. Not easy to follow in low cloud. No views this time roundZoe Little14/07/2018
Stickle Ghyll Car Park, Langdale - Pike O Blisco - Cold Pike - CRINKLE CRAGS - Bow Fell - Esk Pike - Rossett Pike - Stickle Ghyll Car Park, Langdaleeviljeff914/07/2018
Fantastic walk along the ridge. Very dry on top. Very warm but quiet.Karmakarl24/06/2018
Ascended from Cockley beck..billames07/06/2018
34km running and fast hiking from Yewfield B&B: Great How, Pike of Blisco, Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (all tops), Shelter Crags (both tops), Cold Pike (all tops). With GFE.Fionalevey02/06/2018
Parked at Old Dungeon Ghyll, Pike O Blisco, Cold Pike & Crinkle Crags back down the Band.Stu Percival20/05/2018
With CJB on a beautiful sunny day. Surprise at the top!re142119/05/2018
Afternoon ascent from NT campsite in Langdale of Shelter Crags North Top (775m) via the band. On to Shelter Crags (815m) as the weather became overcast, then Crinkle Crags - Long Top (859m), and Crinkle Crags South Top (834m) with nasty scramble as descended through cloud towards final peak of the outing, Great Knott (696m). Returned to Langdale. 12.3Km, 791m ascent.VirtualMountain10/05/2018
Poor visibility on top made it difficult to ascertain right path at first.Mamaclaney28/04/2018
2nd visit with IanDazza27/12/2017
Nuttall route from Great Knott to Shelter Crags. In the clag throughout, so lots and lots of compass work. Great fun!huwthomas06/11/2017
Chris and I parked at Jubilee Bridge took path over large stile towards Brotherilkeld and then along the river Esk then Lincove Beck up Rest gill to the Three tarns then across the tops to the summits of Crinkle Crags. Had lunch on top, beautiful cloudless day though cold and a bit windy. Returned to main path via steep grassy route by Adam a Cove, no clear path. First day after clocks had gone back, just made it to the car before dark.karentracey29/10/2017
Dave and TaliskerMountain Goat20/10/2017
Langdale Horseshoe Fell RaceLittledave07/10/2017
A misty traverse of Crinkle Crags and Shelter Crags. Thank goodness for a good compass and a GPS.clivevilla21/09/2017
Head of the langdales A long day Pike of Blisco Cold Pike Crinkle crags Bow Fell Esk Pike Rossett PikeTobo196919/09/2017
From Old Dungeon Ghyll Pike of Blisco Cold Pike Crinkle Crags Bow Fell Esk Pike Rossett Pike Descending for what felt like days !Wifey201618/09/2017
Dungeon Gill - Oxendale - Crinkle Crags - Bowfell - Angle Tarn - Mickleden - Dungeon Ghyl (19K, 1400m Ascent, 6.5hrs) Weather was generally good. Clouds on top of Crinkle Crags and a bit blowy. Bowfell clear. Some cracking views down the valley back to the Dungeon Ghyl. Some minor scrambling around Crinkle Crags. Overall a cracking route (walked with Rach).scholesy05/08/2017
From the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel. A huge 12 mile hike in a blustery July day with a fair bit of mist. Great Knott, Crinkle Crags South Top, Crinkle Crags Long Top, Crinkle Crags Gunson Knott, Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags north top, Bowfell, Rossett Pike.Lazylizzie09/07/2017
Walked from Dungeon Gill via Red Tarn,Crinkle Crags and Bowfell, did the bad step on a wet misty day, no problems except for the low cloud spoiling the views.alanm925/06/2017
Cumbrian Traverse - Broughton Mills to KeswickIWC16/06/2017
Third top of six reached on a 12.5 mile route the Head of Langdale from Stuart Marshall,s book Walking the Wainwrights. Park and start from the Old Dungeon Ghyll hotel.WAYNE ROWLETT03/06/2017
Bow Fell/Crinkle Crags loop from New Dungeon GhyllTina31/05/2017