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Allen Crags
785m (2576ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
51st highest in England,
90th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 42)

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English Nuttall
60th highest in England,
109th in England & Wales

Walk Allen Crags walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Allen Crags Summit

Photo: John Antrobus

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OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Allen Crags Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Allen Crags

Caroline Winter walked up on August 29th, 2020 [from/via/route] Seathwaite, Stockly bridge, Sty Gill, Seathwaite Fell (3 cairns), Sprinkling Tarn, Allen Crags, Red Beck Top, Glaramara, Hind Gill, Seathwaite [with] Becky [weather] Warm day. 11 degrees on tops. Light wind. Very good views - Wise to ascend the gill to Seathwaite Fell, as difficult to spot access point from above. Lunch stop at shelter before Allen Crags and continuing to find the actual summit cairns amongst others placed on Red Beck Top and Glaramara. Confusion coming off Glaramara, as strayed off path and veering off to the east too early. Difficult descent of Hind Gill. Mountain rescue and Air rescue on Great End crags

John Hanlon climbed during August, 2020 [from/via/route] Langstrath Inn [weather] Sunny

John Bryers bagged on August 13th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked up Oxendale through the farm. Continued WSW beside the wall and then bear SW (left) at a fork on a level path to reach the footbridge over Oxendale Beck. Cross the bridge and bear SW up a clear path that eventually bears S beside Browney Gill to reach a junction of paths on the col. Turning left up to peak of Pike O' Blisco. Returning to col and up to Great Crag, skirting around on right to Crinkle Crag (South top) and along ridge to Crinkle Crags (North Top). Continued along ridge along the crinkle crags 4 and 5 and up to top of Bow Fell. continued along ridge dropping down to Ore Gap and continued up to top of Esk Pike. Continued down to Esk Hause and up Allen Crags. [with] With Mya my faithful 13 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Very warm day, sweated up to Col, breeze did help and clouded in a touch. - Set off at 7.37am after parking in NT car park at New dungeon Ghyll (£8.00 parking).

Marcelle Allman hiked on August 2nd, 2020 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [weather] Weat overcast

Rich Roberts summited on August 2nd, 2020 [with] Marcelle

Andy Buxton conquered during August, 1987 [from/via/route] From ODG via Oxendale, Crinkle Crags, Bowfell, Esk Pike, Allen Crags, Great End, Scafell Pike. (All done at various other times as well) [with] Solo [weather] Sunny - Camped by small tarn near top of Allen Crags (High House Tarn)

Andrew Johnson scaled on January 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] Seathwaite [with] Ted [weather] Cleared to blue skies at some points, Snow on top with some hail

Paul Macey walked up on June 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Langdale [with] Luke Macey [weather] Cloudy dry

Dave Eyes climbed on April 23rd, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked at Seathwaite Farm. Walked round to the side of Seathwaite Fell. Ascended and carried on over to the path at the back. Walked round to Allen Craggs and then continued on to the summit of Glaramara. Straight down the side of Glaramara to return to the car at Seathwaite farm [with] Christine Eyes, Jenny Eyes, Dave Kennedy [weather] Nice day - cloudy to start but mostly dry. Ended sunny. Good views.

Craig Steeland bagged on February 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] From car park in Seathwaite village [with] Sue [weather] Partly cloudy, very warm and dry.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Allen Crags

*Scafell Pike (far left back) and The Borrowdale Fells featuring Allen Crags, High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Stead, Glaramara, Comb Head, Comb Door Top, Dovenest Top and Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) from High Raise (Langdale)

*Scafell Pike (far left back) and The Borrowdale Fells featuring Allen Crags, High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Stead, Glaramara, Comb Head, Comb Door Top, Dovenest Top and Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot) from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: Tim Hope (32)

Wainwrights unnamed 'perfect mountain tarn' between Glaramara and Allen Crags

Wainwrights unnamed 'perfect mountain tarn' between Glaramara and Allen Crags

Photo: Paul Johnson (23)


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