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The Crinkle Crags from Great Langdale
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Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Southern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 2850 feet / 864 metres

Time - 6 hours 20 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

This Lake District walk from Great Langdale ascends the Crinkle Crags via Red Tarn. Like many walks in this area the scenery is excellent with extensive views to many of the high fells of the Lake District. After reaching the summit of Crinkle Crags the route continues to Three Tarns before descending the Band for the return to Great Langdale. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Crinkle Crags. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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