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The Crinkle Crags from Wrynose Pass
Introduction to Walk 3508

Photo from the walk - The Crinkle Crags from Wrynose Pass

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Southern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 1700 feet / 515 metres

Time - 4 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The objective of this Lake District walk are the Crinkle Crags. The route used starts from Wrynose Pass saving a considerable amount of ascent. The walk should easily be completed in a good mornings walking. The bad step before the second crinkle can be easily avoided. 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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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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