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wbmkk

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Loughrigg to Crinkle Crags
« on: 19:35:25, 09/07/08 »
Would it be possible to hike from Loughrigg to Crinkle Crags in a day, before wild camping at / near Angle Tarn

mike knipe

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Re: Loughrigg to Crinkle Crags
« Reply #1 on: 20:20:25, 09/07/08 »
I would think that a walk including Loughrigg, the Crinkles and Angle Tarn is possible. I dont know whether its possible for you, or how fit you are, or what your route would be, but I expect that some people would be able to do it.
Could you walk  about 14 miles with  about 4000 feet of climbing with a backpacking pack on? (Given reasonable weather)
If you can, then you could do this walk. If you can't, then you could always camp wherever you run out of steam. 
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kirbstones

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Re: Loughrigg to Crinkle Crags
« Reply #2 on: 20:58:19, 09/07/08 »
Well if you're starting at Loughrigg and walking the Langdale horseshoe you'll get to Angle Tarn well before you reach Crinkle Crags.  So I would say that's doable.

The Langdales are only around the 2300' mark so there's not major ascent involved.

Should be fun.
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KIDSTYPIKE

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Re: Loughrigg to Crinkle Crags
« Reply #3 on: 21:14:03, 09/07/08 »
I agree with Phil....to do the walk logically would be Loughrigg, Silver How, Blea Rigg, Sergeant Man/Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, Loft Crag, Pike O'Stickle, Rossett Pike then camp at Angle Tarn. The choice of Sergeant Man ans Thunacarr Knott is optional.
No time to work it out on MM though.
Dave

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Re: Loughrigg to Crinkle Crags
« Reply #4 on: 21:45:58, 09/07/08 »
We wanted to go clockwise

The idea of getting water from the spring at the bottom of The Great Slab appealed to us, save having to carry too much water

Enough to drink wouldn't be too bad, then getting filled up for a cuppa, some supper and the obligatory morning coffee seemed the perfect idea.

Are there any other springs as good as the Bowfell one

Not that I know that one is good, but on the BBC Wainwrights walk progamme, it just looked like the best water to come from Mother Nature

Thanks !

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Re: Loughrigg to Crinkle Crags
« Reply #5 on: 22:03:37, 09/07/08 »
Then you would be best starting with Lingmoor - Pike O'Blisco- Crinkle Crags- Bowfell - Angle Tarn.

Dave