Country: England Region: Lakes Location: Lakes: Southern Fells Crag/Mountain: Bowfell Route Name: Bowfell via Angle Tarn Type: Walk Grade: Walk Guidebook: Climbers: Date Climbed: 2003-08-01 Author: Giles Thurston Date Entered: 2005-01-14
Head up Mickleden from Old Dungeon Gill Hotel. At the end of the valley take the left hand fork in the path & head up Rossett Gill to Angle Tarn. From there either climb through Ore Gap & onto Bowfell or take the path to Esk Hause first before climbing over Esk Pike & onto Bowfell. Now drop down to Three Tarns & either return to the Langdale valley via The Band or continue along the ridge line & take in Crinkle Crags & Long Top returning to Langdale via Browney Gill & Oxendale.
Lovely route around the head of the Langdale Valley
I would recommend the "sporting route" up Rossett Ghyll, the direct ghyll scramble - avoiding the scrappy path at the first opportunity to leave it. It's messy and loose but if I managed it with a crammed-full 60l backpack then anyone can do it :o)
This route is related to Bowfell in the UK Mountain Database.
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