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Clints Crags
245m (804ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Clints Crags is marked by a tiny cairn on a grassy hump.


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Walk Clints Crags walking UK Mountains in The North Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Clints Crags Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd

You can find Clints Crags & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

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1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

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See Clints Crags and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Clints Crags and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


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You can walk to the top of Clints Crags by using this easy‑to‑follow route map:
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Vital Statistics:

Length: 4mls (6.5km)
Ascent:433ft (132m)
Time:2 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 2 Icon (Easy)

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

Trevor Williams walked up Clints Crags on February 10th, 2022 [with] Paul, Barry & Trevor [weather] cloud & rain

Mike Walker has climbed Clints Crags [with] Alone

Tracey Cowell bagged Clints Crags during December, 2017 [with] Andrew and Billy [weather] Cloudy, Windy & Rain Showers

Christine Shepherd hiked Clints Crags on June 2nd, 2017 [from/via/route] Walked from Blind Crake The Wainwright Outlying Fells book [with] On my own [weather] Sunny & clear. - The limestone escarpment was lovely but my enjoyment of this fell was hampered by herds of angry cows. This is very close to Caermote Hill where I was chased by another herd last year. They only stared & brayed noisily this time but it was still worrying.

Dave Gay summited Clints Crags on April 23rd, 2017 [from/via/route] Parked by the green in Blindcrake. [with] Nathaniel [weather] Sunny

Mark Davidson conquered Clints Crags on July 15th, 2015 [with] Solo [weather] Nice & sunny

Paul Booth, Louise Sandwith and David Preston have all walked, climbed & bagged Clints Crags.

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

Cows blocking my way up Clints Crags

Cows blocking my way up Clints Crags

Photo: Christine Shepherd (592)

Disused quarry on Clints Crags with Moota Hill (left - with the telecommunications mast on it) beyond

Disused quarry on Clints Crags with Moota Hill (left - with the telecommunications mast on it) beyond

Photo: Mark Davidson (132)

The ruins of Thackray cottage

The ruins of Thackray cottage

Photo: Mark Davidson (135)

Thackray Cottage below Clints Crags escarpment

Thackray Cottage below Clints Crags escarpment

Photo: Christine Shepherd (597)

The tiny cairn on the top of Clints Crags

The tiny cairn on the top of Clints Crags

Photo: Christine Shepherd (595)

The Skiddaw Massif from the path up Clints Crags

The Skiddaw Massif from the path up Clints Crags

Photo: Christine Shepherd (591)

The former summit of Clints Crags

The former summit of Clints Crags

Photo: Mark Davidson (129)

Approaching Thackray Wood with the Skiddaw massif in the distance

Approaching Thackray Wood with the Skiddaw massif in the distance

Photo: Mark Davidson (134)

The tiny cairn on the true summit of Clints Crags

The tiny cairn on the true summit of Clints Crags

Photo: Mark Davidson (131)

Dilapidated fence below the true summit of Clints Crags

Dilapidated fence below the true summit of Clints Crags

Photo: Mark Davidson (130)

Clints Crags summit

Clints Crags summit

Photo: Mark Davidson (133)

Heading up to Clints Crags

Heading up to Clints Crags

Photo: Mark Davidson (128)

The Lorton Fells from Clints Crags Summit

The Lorton Fells from Clints Crags Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (596)


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