The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Brock Crags
Richard Marshall walked up on May 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] RM super route from Martindale 19 miles 6300ft ascent [with] Roxy & Bo [weather] Showers,fog, sun and very wet underfoot
Christina Lander climbed on October 16th, 2020 [from/via/route] Dale End (near Martindale) - Angle Tarn - Brock Crags - Rest Dodd - The Nab - Angletarn Pikes - Dale Head [with] Dick [weather] Started off dry, but then we were in the clouds at we approached Rest Dodd. Sunshine and a rainbow at the end - A second walk in 2 days from Martindale. We'd heard the red deer rutting on the previous day so went to get a closer look.
Wayne Baxter bagged on August 6th, 2020 [from/via/route] Hartsop car park to filter house on to Brock crags and then onto The Nab [with] Sue [weather] Sunny
Adrian Howard hiked on September 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car park
Andrew Johnson summited on November 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Hartsop [weather] Beautiful day, clear skies.
Michael Nolan conquered on October 22nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Morag [weather] fine and sunny
Chris Sheard scaled on September 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Up from Cow Bridge. [with] George [weather] Started with mist and high winds finished calm and warm - NOT what the weathermen said - Again over some of the Coast to coast route. Two young Korean girls doing coast to coast using footprint. Windy misty and micro climate day - best area in lake district that day
Paul Macey walked up on July 23rd, 2018 [from/via/route] Brothers Water [weather] Dry start rain on return
Elaine Evans climbed on July 20th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Cow Bridge to Hayeswater then onto Brock Crags. [with] Sue [weather] Overcast to start with but became persistently wet and windy as we ascended Brock Crags - BBC were quite a way off with their weather forecast!
Craig Steeland bagged on June 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Hartsop village car park [with] Sue [weather] Grey and still with cloud above the summits.
Phillip Bulley hiked on May 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via Rest Dodd [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Sunny but breezy.
Beth Webster summited on June 17th, 2017 [with] Hannah phillips & Cocoa
John Walter conquered on April 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] .
John Tippins scaled on April 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Christy Bridge [with] Solo [weather] The day started overcast and dull, the sort of day you want to stay in front of a fire. However, by late morning it was sunny, very little cloud cover and the warmest it's been all week. It didn't last long. By early afternoon it was complete cloud cover, chilly and windy, and from mid/late afternoon there was also a light rain. But still a good day for walking. - Brock Crags was my 107th Wainwright, so I completed half of all the Wainwrights with the first peak of the day.
Colin Egan walked up on April 6th, 2017 [from/via/route] From car park at Hartsop, up via the old pump house road and the old pipeline track, returned the same way [with] My wife Faith and daughter Clara, her husband Matt and their two boys. Edward aged nearly 5 and George 6 months [weather] Sunny day with some cloud, wind cold and on summit. - Edward's 2nd Wainwright. Let's hope he comes to love them as much as we do. A very enjoyable climb, quite tough for little legs but he managed OK.
Mark Davidson climbed on February 3rd, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Bit grey & cold - but not bad for February
Adrian Sherriff bagged on September 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] c159
Anthony Scott hiked on September 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park, Hartsop [weather] Cool and cloudy, then 16 degrees and sunny spells
John Almond summited on August 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] go4awalk c159 - solo walk from the Old Martindale Church - Angle Tarn - Brock Crags - The Nab - Rest Dodd - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - Kidsty Pike - High Raise - Red Crag [weather] Good
Jon Mapp conquered on July 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] c304/159 combined as we had done some of the peaks before we used these walks [with] Suzzanné [weather] Dry and warm, cloudy later, with a little rain - Nice walk, good climb to Beda Head, a little boggy to Angletarn Pikes - with a good path to the turn off to Brock Crags then bog again. Rest Dodd is a good climb but the top appeared sooner than expected, the walk to The Nab was very boggy, it must be really bad in wetter weather. Cheated by coming down a small path off The Nab to Christy Bridge.
Dave Eyes scaled on April 16th, 2016 [from/via/route] Walked in from Hartsop [with] Christine Eyes, John and Martine Power [weather] Sunny and clear but a cold wind and occasional snow flurries
Charlie Housley walked up on March 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] The path from the old pumping station up the southern flank. [with] Jo and Candy. [weather] Great walking weather.
Michael Smyth climbed on October 14th, 2015 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Brampton Fell Walkers [weather] Sunny and perfect - Had a glass of wine to celebrate Harry's birthday by Angle Tarn
Tony Rogerson bagged on May 5th, 2010 [from/via/route] Angle Tarn Camp from Howtown [with] John [weather] High cloud
Nick Dobson hiked on September 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Hartsop via old filling station [with] Ralph [weather] overcast with strong winds & showers
Victoria Bates summited on September 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] c297 with Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill [with] Mark - Great views but boggy with loads of dead sheep
Steve Frank conquered on July 12th, 2015 [from/via/route] How Town
Harry Meijer scaled on July 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] custom walk [with] The Lake District Walker
David Noble walked up on March 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] Christy Bridge [with] Jack [weather] 40mph winds rain and sleet
Christine Knowles climbed on February 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] From Hartsop via Gray Crag, then Thornthwaite, High Street and Rest Dodd [with] Graham [weather] Beautiful sunny winter's day, plenty of snow underfoot.
Tracey Cowell bagged on February 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Hayeswater [with] On my own [weather] Cloudy and windy
Darren Wilson hiked on February 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] Hartsop, Hartsop Dodd, Stony Cove Pike, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street The Knott, Satura Crags, Brock Crags
Kevin Parnham summited on September 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] from church at Christy Bridge [with] Jo [weather] Warm and sunny - long walk in to here
Ann Davis conquered on July 26th, 2014 [from/via/route] angletarn pike [weather] sticky and hot
Keith Eastman scaled on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] c159
Clive Ward walked up on May 2nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Hartsop, Angletarn Crags, down via reservoir to Hartsop [with] Hazel [weather] Dry, part cloudy
David Baines climbed on April 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] Hartsop-Hayswater Gill & Aquaduct [with] Alone [weather] Overcast - wet & boggy summit plateau. Good views over High Street & Gray Crag
Martin Leighfield bagged on September 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast [weather] Dry and Sunny
Les Wrightson hiked on October 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] c159 fro Howtown [with] work mates [weather] sunny dry
Darren Mortimer summited on August 19th, 2012 [from/via/route] Martindale [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny at first then wet
Chris Bramley conquered on June 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] Hartsop
Christine Shepherd scaled on April 15th, 2009 [from/via/route] Used walk c159 from Christy Bridge [with] On my own [weather] Fine but humid - Didn't meet many people on this long quiet walk but one man I met was climbing Brock Crags to sit for a while to spot Peregrine Falcons. I hope he saw some.
Stephen Littlewood walked up on June 13th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Hartsop
Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, David Butterfield, David Kelley, Mr M A Blanchard, David Watson, Trevor Longman, Jo Dixon, Alan Fowler, David Kelley, Louise Sandwith, Louis Smith, Raymond Barnett, Patricia Dilley, Jonathan Tobin, Simon Duerden, Sarah Lowe, Paul Booth, David Buttress, Linda Mckeogh, Paul Henderson, Trevor Williams, Libby Burns, John Cuthbert, Patrick Buckland, Rob Barklamb, Stephen Millington, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith, Ray O'hara and Linda Walker have all walked, climbed & bagged Brock Crags.
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