Crinkle Crags - Fourth Crinkle

Area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County:Cumbria
Country:England
Classification:Birkett
Height:832m
Maps:OL6(N) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY249050         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn
Notes:rock 3m W of cairn is highest point
Daylight:dawn 06:33, sunrise 07:09, sunset 17:41, dusk 18:17
External links:Wikipedia



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Crinkle Crags summit ridge is a series of five rises and depressions (crinkles) that are very distinctive from the valley floor. In Old English, "cringol" means twisted or wrinkled.

Going from north to south the tops are Gunson Knott (822m), Crinkle Crags - Fourth Crinkle (832m), Crinkle Crags - Third Crinkle (840m), Long Top (859m), and South Top (834m).

Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: anthbowles, pistolrider, fidds, Mikew92, Carolwildbird, beth, and Lancashire Lad.

In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:

If you need accommodation we have details of 12 properties offering rooms near Crinkle Crags - Fourth Crinkle. Here are some examples:

3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£450-835 per week
7.3km (4.5 miles) away, sleeps 5
3 Visit England Assessed

7.9km (4.9 miles) away
3 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£241-507 per week
3.4km (2.1 miles) away, sleeps 2

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