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Black Crag (Pillar)
828m (2717ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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31st highest in England,
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37th highest in England,
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Walk Black Crag (Pillar) walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Black Crag (Pillar) Summit

Photo: David Connolly

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

The Lake District National Park


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

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


See Black Crag (Pillar) and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Black Crag (Pillar) and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

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You can walk to the top of Black Crag (Pillar) by using any of these 6 easy-to-follow route maps:

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

Kevin Foster walked up Black Crag (Pillar) on July 7th, 2022 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] By myself. [weather] Dry & sunny. - Continuation of the ridge from Pillar.

Paul Macey climbed Black Crag (Pillar) on August 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] C101

Christine Shepherd bagged Black Crag (Pillar) on May 14th, 2005 [from/via/route] Walked from Wasdale Head as part of The Mosedale Horseshoe Climbed again 23.08.21 using walk c240 [with] On my own [weather] Slightly overcast but fine for walking.

Angela Moroney hiked Black Crag (Pillar) on August 6th, 2020 [from/via/route] wast water [with] JC

Caroline Winter summited Black Crag (Pillar) on August 3rd, 2020 [from/via/route] Overbeck bridge, Yewbarrow Bell rib scramble, North top (Stirrup crag), Dore Head, Red Pike, Black Crag, Pillar, Little Scoat Fell, Haycock, Nether Beck [with] Becky [weather] Clear & warm - Pleasant, easy scramble up Yewbarrow. Retreated to easy path to Dore Head. 3 x Bob Graham competitors arrived at Pillar, as we finished lunch. Squeezed in Haycock before long tiring descent of Beck. Picquesque water falls heading down

Anthony Scott conquered Black Crag (Pillar) on July 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] Wast Water [with] me [weather] Blue sky then white cloud. No wind

Mark Davidson scaled Black Crag (Pillar) on July 20th, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Glorious

Tony Rogerson walked up Black Crag (Pillar) on August 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head High Level Route Scoat Fell Steeple & Red Pike [weather] Low cloud clearing to sunny

Darren Mortimer climbed Black Crag (Pillar) on August 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] Wasdale [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny

Iain Taylor bagged Black Crag (Pillar) on July 28th, 2010 [from/via/route] Wast Water (NY 16811 06823)

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Black Crag (Pillar)

Black Crag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Black Crag (Pillar), Wind Gap, Pillar and Looking Stead (Pillar) above Mosedale from Wasdale Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (241)


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