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From Loughrigg looking towards the Langdale Pikes....

Description 

Great Langdale plays host to a number of fine crags. None of the crags give way to towering summits, but they do offer some great climbs with most within a reasonable hike from the car.

This is craging Lake District style.


Getting There 

From Keswich head south towards Grasmere. From Ambleside head west towards Skelwith Bridge. From either of these location head towards Chapel Stile, and then continue west on the B5343.

When you reach the Old Dungeon Ghyll hotel you're here!

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.7 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Great Langdale:
Kipling Groove   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 135'   Gimmer Crag
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Kipling Groove...Historic route named as it was Ru...

Kipling Groove 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Gimmer Crag
Definitely a lakes classic. Prepare for the occasional wait and polished piece of rock.1. Climb up to the overhang then move under it to get to the belay in an overhung recess.2. Climb the wall on the right to the overhang, pass this then up to the crux moves passing the bulge.Move right then up easier ground to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Great Langdale
Great Langdale
Bowfell Mt., above the Langdale Valley
BETA PHOTO: Bowfell Mt., above the Langdale Valley
Little Langdale .December 10 2010.A rare early sno...
Little Langdale .December 10 2010.A rare early sno...
The Langdale Pikes
BETA PHOTO: The Langdale Pikes
Gimmer Crag
Gimmer Crag
Painting in a Langdale Hotel
Painting in a Langdale Hotel
Gimmer Crag in the Distance
Gimmer Crag in the Distance
Great Langdale
Great Langdale
View to the Langdale Pikes.photo Bowker
View to the Langdale Pikes.photo Bowker
Upper Langdale Valley
BETA PHOTO: Upper Langdale Valley
Looking down into the Langdale Valley.photo Bowker
Looking down into the Langdale Valley.photo Bowker
Langdales green valley
BETA PHOTO: Langdales green valley
Langdale Pikes winter 2011. Photo Jackie Gill
Langdale Pikes winter 2011. Photo Jackie Gill
The Pikes .. Langdale Valley
The Pikes .. Langdale Valley
Green Langdale Valley..White Ghyll Crags up to the...
Green Langdale Valley..White Ghyll Crags up to the...
View towards Blea Tarn and Coniston Old Man.
View towards Blea Tarn and Coniston Old Man.

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