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

Photograph by John Antrobus

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Allen Crags is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL6
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89 and 90
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    Allen Crags is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

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    You can walk to the top of Allen Crags by using any of these 4 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c301 Glaramara and Allen Crags from Seatoller, Borrowdale

    Route Summary: - Seatoller, Borrowdale, Strands Bridge, Borrowdale, The Combe, Thornythwaite Fell, Comb Head, Glaramara, Looking Steads (Glaramara), Red Beck, Red Beck Top, Allen Gill, High House Tarn, High House Tarn Top, Allen Crags, Esk Hause, Ruddy Gill, Sprinkling Tarn, Sty Head, Sty Head Tarn, Sty Head Gill, Stockley Bridge, Grains Gill, Seathwaite, The Allerdale Ramble, Seatoller, Borrowdale.

    Length: 15.5km (9¾ miles) | Ascent: 928m (3,046ft) | Allow at least: 6½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c139 Allen Crags, Glaramara and Seathwaite Fell from Seatoller, Borrowdale

    Route Summary: - Seatoller, Borrowdale, Big Stanger Gill, Hanging Haystack Crag, Alisongrass Crag, Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot), Tarn At Leaves, Rosthwaite Cam (Rosthwate Fell), Dovenest Top, Combe Door Top, Combe Head, Glaramara, Looking Steads (Glaramara), Red Beck Top, High House Tarn Top, Allen Crags, Sprinking Tarn, Seathwaite Fell (South Top), Seathwaite Fell, Grains Gill, The Allerdale Ramble, Stockley Bridge, Seathwaite, Thornythwaite Farm, The River Derwent, Seatoller, Borrowdale.

    Length: 17km (10½ miles) | Ascent: 1,038m (3,407ft) | Allow at least: 7¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c395 Glaramara, Allen Crags and Langstrath from Stonethwaite

    Route Summary: - Stonethwaite, Big Stanger Gill, Hanging Haystack Crag, Alisongrass Crag, Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot), Tarn At Leaves, Rosthwaite Cam (Rosthwate Fell), Dovenest Top, Combe Door Top, Combe Head, Glaramara, Looking Steads (Glaramara), Red Beck Top, High House Tarn Top, Allen Crags, Esk Hause, Allencrags Gill, Langstrath, Stonethwaite.

    Length: 17km (10½ miles) | Ascent: 1,031m (3,384ft) | Allow at least: 7¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c174 Glaramara and Great Gable from Seatoller, Borrowdale

    Route Summary: - Seatoller, Borrowdale, Strands Bridge, Borrowdale, The Combe, Thornythwaite Fell, Comb Head, Glaramara, Looking Steads (Glaramara), Red Beck, Red Beck Top, Allen Gill, High House Tarn, High House Tarn Top, Allen Crags, Esk Hause, Ruddy Gill, Sprinkling Tarn, Sty Head, Westmorland Cairn, Windy Gap, Green Gable, Gillercomb Head, Brandreth, Grey Knotts, Honister Hause, Honister Pass, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Seatoller, Borrowdale.

    Length: 17km (10½ miles) | Ascent: 1,430m (4,693ft) | Allow at least: 8½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Allen Crags, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.



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

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

    David Watson climbed Allen Crags on August 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll [weather] Sunny

    Elaine Evans bagged Allen Crags on June 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Seathwaite, via Grains Gill, onto Seathwaite Fell then retraced steps to join path to Allen Crags, from there on to Glaramara, descended to Thornthwaite and back to Seathwaiteby public footpath. [with] Sue [weather] Hot, hot, hot! Very little breeze. Dry and sunny. - Longer day than expected due to being unable to locate path from Glaramara to Seathwaite and having to return via Thornthwaite. Quite a scramble off Glaramara.

    Tracey Cowell hiked Allen Crags on April 28th, 2018 [from/via/route] Thorneythwaite Fell/Glaramara/Allen Crags/Grains Gill [with] Billy Foster and Andrew Foster [weather] Sun and cloud

    Simon Myerscough summited Allen Crags on April 1st, 2007 [from/via/route] C139 [with] Martin & Bill [weather] Sunny, chilly-ish

    Nick Dobson conquered Allen Crags on August 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] Seathwaite farm via Grains gill and Esk cause. On the way back down after completing Great End [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Dry and breezy with cloud cover - Fantastic views along the way, we were going to add Esk Pike as well but with time getting on took in Allen Craggs instead on return to Seathwaite.

    Iain Jones scaled Allen Crags on November 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] Seatoller - 26 August 2017 - The Wainwright 60 - Day 6 (Scafell)

    Stephen Eddy walked up Allen Crags on July 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head via Esk Hause [with] Mike Woodhouse,Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Sunny in morning, rainy upon descent.

    Fergus Mcgee climbed Allen Crags during April, 2015 [from/via/route] Lakes tour [with] Aoife [weather] Sunny. - from Glenridding via Swirral edge and on over Dollywagon pike to grasmere

    Simon Boddy bagged Allen Crags on June 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] Borrowdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Wet, windy and misty

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

    1. Wainwrights unnamed 'perfect mountain tarn' between Glaramara and Allen Crags
    Photo: Paul Johnson (23)


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