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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,
60th in England & Wales

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38th highest in England,
70th in England & Wales

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

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OS Explorer Map OL4
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 Black Crag (Pillar) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Black Crag (Pillar)

Angela Moroney walked up on August 6th, 2020 [from/via/route] wast water [with] JC

Caroline Winter climbed 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 and 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 bagged on July 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] Wast Water [with] me [weather] Blue sky then white cloud. No wind

Mark Davidson hiked on July 20th, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Glorious

Tony Rogerson summited 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 conquered on August 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] Wasdale [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny

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

Christine Shepherd walked up on May 14th, 2005 [from/via/route] Walked from Wasdale Head as part of The Mosedale Horseshoe [with] On my own [weather] Slightly overcast but fine for walking.

Louise Sandwith, Michael Nolan, Elaine Grayson, Paul Booth, Tracey Cordes, Jeanette Coward, Louis Smith, Stephen Millington, Trevor Williams, John Cuthbert and Ray O'Hara have all walked, climbed & bagged Black Crag (Pillar).

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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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