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Green Crag (Buttermere)
528m (1732ft)

Walk Green Crag (Buttermere) walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
Green Crag (Buttermere) Summit

Photograph by Christine Shepherd

Green Crag (Buttermere) is classified as a:

  • Dewey (117th in Eng, 272nd in Eng & Wales)

 


Green Crag (Buttermere) is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL4
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89 and 90
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    You can walk to the top of Green Crag (Buttermere) by using any of these 6 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c295 Hay Stacks and Fleetwith Pike from Gatesgarth, Buttermere

    Route Summary: - Buttermere, Gatesgarth, Peggy's Bridge, Buttermere, Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks), Innominate Tarn, Blackbeck Tarn, Black Beck, Green Crag (Buttermere), Warnscale Beck, Dubs Quarry, Fleetwith Pike, Fleetwith Edge, Gatesgarth, Buttermere.

    Length: 7.5km (4¾ miles) | Ascent: 730m (ft) | Allow at least: 4¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c228 Hay Stacks from Buttermere

    Route Summary: - Buttermere, Gatesgarth, Warnscale Bottom, Warnscale Beck, Green Crag (Buttermere), Black Beck, Blackbeck Tarn, Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks (Haystacks), Scarth Gap, Burtness Wood, Buttermere.

    Length: 13km (8 miles) | Ascent: 711m (ft) | Allow at least: 5½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c151 Great Gable, Kirk Fell and Hay Stacks from Honister Hause

    Route Summary: - Honister Pass, Honister Hause, Green Crag (Buttermere), Black Beck, Blackbeck Tarn, Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks (Haystacks), Scarth Gap, Ennerdale, River Liza, Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel), Black Sail Path, Kirk Fell, Kirk Fell (East Top), Beckhead Tarn, Beck Head, Great Gable, Westmorland Cairn, Windy Gap, Green Gable, Gillercomb Head, Brandreth, Grey Knotts, Honister Hause.

    Length: 13.5km (8½ miles) | Ascent: 1298m (ft) | Allow at least: 7¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c287 The High Stile Ridge and Hay Stacks from Buttermere

    Route Summary: - Buttermere, Scale Force, Scale Beck, Blea Crag, Lingcomb Edge, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag (Buttermere), Gamlin End, Seat (Buttermere), Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks), Innominate Tarn, Blackbeck Tarn, Black Beck, Green Crag (Buttermere), Warnscale Beck, Warnscale Bottom, Gatesgarth, Buttermere.

    Length: 18km (11¼ miles) | Ascent: 1259m (ft) | Allow at least: 8¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c397 The Buttermere Fells from Buttermere

    Route Summary: - Buttermere, Scale Force, Scale Beck, Blea Crag, Great Borne, Starling Dodd, Little Dodd (Buttermere), Ling Comb, Lingcomb Edge, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag (Buttermere), Gamlin End, Seat (Buttermere), Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks), Innominate Tarn, Blackbeck Tarn, Black Beck, Green Crag (Buttermere), Warnscale Beck, Dubs Quarry, Fleetwith Pike, Fleetwith Edge, Gatesgarth, Buttermere.

    Length: 23.5km (14¾ miles) | Ascent: 1647m (ft) | Allow at least: 10¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard


    Walk c120 The Ennerdale Horseshoe

    Route Summary: - Bowness Knott Car Park Ennerdale, Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre, High Gillerthwaite Yourth Hostel, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag (Buttermere), Seat (Buttermere), Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks), Innominate Tarn, Blackbeck Tarn, Black Beck, Green Crag (Buttermere), Great Round How, Brandreth, Gillercomb Head, Green Gable, Windy Gap, Great Gable, Westmorland Cairn, Beck Head, Beckhead Tarn, Kirk Fell (East Top), Kirk Fell, Black Sail Pass, Looking Stead (Pillar), High Level Route, Robinson's Cairn, Pillar, Wind Gap, Black Crag (Pillar), High Beck, Low Beck, Ennerdale.

    Length: 30km (18¾ miles) | Ascent: 2408m (ft) | Allow at least: 14¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard



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    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Green Crag (Buttermere)Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Green Crag (Buttermere)

    Michael Lee walked up Green Crag (Buttermere) on November 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Buttermere, Gatesgarth, Peggy's Bridge, Buttermere, Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks), Innominate Tarn, Blackbeck Tarn, Black Beck, Green Crag (Buttermere), Warnscale Beck, Dubs Quarry, Fleetwith Pike, Fleetwith Edge, Gatesgarth, Buttermere. [with] Jill [weather] Dry sunny, snowy, then got dark when leaving Hay stacks.. - Good job remembered torch! Got dark when leaving Hay stacks (watched sunset!)

    Christine Shepherd climbed Green Crag (Buttermere) on August 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] Walked from Buttermere using walk 287 [with] On my own [weather] Cold for August and quite dull but clear and dry

    Stephen Eddy bagged Green Crag (Buttermere) on June 30th, 2017 [from/via/route] Gatesgarth [with] Mike Woodhouse,Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Cloudy

    Tony Rogerson hiked Green Crag (Buttermere) on February 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] Rosthwaite to Buttermere [with] Lynn [weather] Low cloud clearing later

    Louis Smith summited Green Crag (Buttermere) during July, 2012 [with] Bec [weather] Cloudy mainly with sunny spells - Based at Dale Garth B&B

    Nicola Parkinson conquered Green Crag (Buttermere) on March 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] c228 from Buttermere [with] Stu [weather] Silly windy

    Iain Taylor scaled Green Crag (Buttermere) on August 15th, 2010 [from/via/route] Buttermere (NY 17756 17088)

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Green Crag (Buttermere)

    Herdies (Herdwick Sheep) in front of Green Crag (Buttermere)

    1. Herdies (Herdwick Sheep) in front of Green Crag (Buttermere)
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (631)

    Buttermere and Crummock Water from Green Crag (Buttermere) summit

    2. Buttermere and Crummock Water from Green Crag (Buttermere) summit
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (633)


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