|Walk:||Old Dungeon Ghyll, Pike of Blisco, Red Tarn, Crinkle Crags, Three Tarns, The Band, Old Dungeon Ghyll|
|Start Point:||Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel||Grid Ref:||NY 286 060|
|Distance:||8 miles||Ascent:||3,530 feet|
|Weather:||Clear to start, misty on Crinkle Crags then clear but light rain on return|
Marie, led by me
|Comments:||A clear and bright start to the walk. Found a path leading from the cattle grid onto Pike O'Blisco which meandered up the hillside then eventually joined the main route, Very windy on the summit. By the time we had got down to Red Tarn the mist was rolling in and completely covered the Crinkles by the time we got there. It cleared as we left Long Top so we managed to get some good views but it rained heavily as we descended The Band.|
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Crinkle Crags from the path up to the hause - who would think they would be covered in mist by the afternoon!
Crinkle Crags, Oxendale and The Band
The Langdales from the path to Pike O'Blisco
The Langdale Pikes from the left - Pike O'Stickle, Loft Crag, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark
The Band on the left, Rossett Gill just left of centre and Mickleden valley in the centre
Cold Pike, Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell - they look quite close together from this angle
Pike O'Blisco from the path to Crinkle Crags - the mist is just starting to roll in
It's like a roller-coaster up here - but not a smooth ride!
Glad we don't have to jump over the gap to the next Crinkle!
Bow fell is on the left as we approach the end of the Crinkles - we'll save that for another day
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