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Bowfell and Esk Pike from Old Dungeon Ghyll
Introduction to Walk 1157

Photo from the walk - Bowfell and Esk Pike from Old Dungeon Ghyll

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Southern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.8 miles / 14.2 km

Ascent - 3440 feet / 1042 metres

Time - 7 hours 50 minutes

Grade - hard

Bowfell and Esk Pike are both included in this Lake District walk from Old Dungeon Ghyll in Great Langdale. The combination of two great Lakeland fells make this an exceptional walk. The walking is excellent and the views are good throughout. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Bowfell, Esk Pike. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1132
The Crinkle Crags from Great Langdale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2037
Bowfell & Rosset Pike via the Climber's Traverse
Grade - hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2818
Bowfell Circular from Great Langdale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1739
Crinkle Crags and Bowfell (Oxendale Horseshoe)
Grade - hard
Length - 7.8 miles / 12.7 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1207
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
Great & Little Langdales
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2042
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
The Langdale Pikes with an ascent of Jack's Rake
Grade - very hard
Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km
Walk 2073
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
Harrison Stickle, Pike o'Stickle & Rosset Pike
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.3 miles / 13.4 km
Walk 1736
0.7 miles / 1.1 km away
The Langdale Pikes and High Raise
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 6.1 miles / 9.9 km
Walk 1144
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Lingmoor Fell from Blea Tarn, Langdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1171
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Pike o' Blisco from Blea Tarn, Langdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2582
1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Pike o' Stickle, Harrison Stickle & Pavey Ark
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3508
2.1 miles / 3.4 km away
The Crinkle Crags from Wrynose Pass
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1134
2.5 miles / 4.0 km away
Wetherlam and The Carrs from Little Langdale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.8 miles / 17.5 km
Walk 2270
2.5 miles / 4.0 km away
Tilberthwaite and Holme Fell from Little Langdale
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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