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Crag Hill (Eel Crag)
839m (2753ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Crag Hill (Eel Crag) is marked by a Trig Point.


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28th highest in England,
54th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 24)

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35th highest in England,
63rd in England & Wales

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The view from the summit of Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

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

Mark Hazelton walked up on June 6th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walked up from Crummock up front of Grasmoor (not summitted), over to Crag Hill,Wandope & Whiteless Pike [with] Family and Pepper [weather] Sunny - It's a slog up Grasmoor

Tim Winn climbed on May 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Keswick [with] Jane, Louise and Barry [weather] Good

Claire Murray bagged on April 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coledale Horseshoe. Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Crag Hill, Sail & Outerside [with] Vitor [weather] Awful! Started off sunny & hot but was 40mph winds at the top & complete cloud. Very windy & cold, much nicer at lower heights - Hard going to start with but a lovely easy to follow track. Would be much nicer on a day with better weather

Nick Christian hiked on September 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] Griesdale Pike [with] Karen Brown [weather] Good Sunny

Richard Marshall summited on August 6th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Crummock Water [with] Bo and Dave Jones [weather] Hot, Sunny/Cloudy little bit of drizzle for 20 mins

Andy Buxton conquered on November 2nd, 1988 [from/via/route] From Stair. Coledale Round: Causey Pike, Scar Crags, Sail, Eel Crag, Grasmore, Grisedale Pike [with] Solo [weather] Clear & cold all day

Claire Kirk scaled on July 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Phil [weather] Low cloud & drizzly to start, sun came out in the afternoon

Kevin Foster walked up on March 4th, 2020 [from/via/route] Hobcarton Crag. [with] Henry. [weather] Cloudy with light snow showers. - The North East ridge offers a direct easy scramble to the summit but I elected for the easier ascent from Coledale Hause via the col between Grasmoor & Crag Hill. The views from just beyond the trig point (above Eel Crag) are superb especially towards Keswick & the Skiddaw range.

Bill Salisbury climbed on March 21st, 2020 [from/via/route] Newlands [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy windy

Christine Shepherd bagged on September 22nd, 2007 [from/via/route] I walked from Braithwaite using walk c137 'The Coldale Round'. [with] On my own [weather] Perfect walking weather; bright & clear - This is a fantastic walk with wonderful views. The pull up Grisedale Pike is hard work but well worth it. Climbed again as part of the 10 in 10 challenge. 22.6.19.

Simon Boddy hiked on September 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rannerdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny & clear

Richard Marchant summited on October 3rd, 1993 [from/via/route] We parked at the car park just before the visitors centre up in Whinlatter Pass. The walk was basically Coledale Round starting with a walk through the Hospital Plantation on to the ridge of Sleet How & the ascent of Grisedale Pike then on to Hopegill Head-Sand Hill down to Coledale Hause followed then by the ascent of Crag Hill (Eel Crag) to Sail & then descended to Outerside missing out on Causey Pike due to Marlene shattered as it had been a long day for her, so then to Stile End & down into Braithwaite & back up the road to the car. That trek up the road seem to go on for ever & was a bad move. [with] Marlene & Alan Harker [weather] A fine day with no wind & wall to wall sunshine - Carried out the Coledale Round with Marlene & Alan Harker & the memorable thing we still laugh about today was the the pubs didn't open all day then & when we got into Braithwaite everything was closed & Marlene was so looking forward to a half of Shandy.

Stephen Reader conquered on July 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] Peak 6 on Coledale 10 Peak challenge [with] Mountain Walks [weather] Mixture of cloud & sunshine

Andrew Johnson scaled on February 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Ted [weather] Clear & very warm (for February) - Great views

Richard Beardsley walked up on October 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked route c256. Hiked up to the summit of Crag Hill by detouring after Grasmoor. Continued onto Wandope summit as per route c256. [with] Gillian [weather] Beautiful sunny day but windy at height. - Parked car, (free). Commenced walk at 1030 hrs. Due to detouring to the summit of Crag Hill did not complete whole walk until 1730hrs.

John Almond climbed on July 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] go4awalk c408 from Braithwaite - Grisedale Pike - Hopegill Head - CRAG HILL - Sail - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - Outerside - Barrow - Wainwright 147 [weather] Good - cloudy, warm & dry.

Stephen Eddy bagged on July 13th, 2018 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Mike Woodhouse and Tony Harris [weather] Glorious

Michael Lee hiked during 2008 [from/via/route] Braithwaite, Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Eel Crags, Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike, Braithwaite.. (Coledale Round) [with] Bob, father in law. [weather] Dry sunny..

Simon Myerscough summited on September 21st, 2008 [from/via/route] C408

Christina Lander conquered on January 8th, 2018 [from/via/route] Coledale Horseshoe. Braithwaite - Barrow - Sail - Crag Hill/Eel Crag - Hopegill Head - Grisedale Pike - Braithwaite [with] Dick and Meg [weather] Beautiful sunny day but very windy. Lots of snow on the high mountains

Andy Jakob scaled on October 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Lanthwaite Common via cinderella common [with] Colin and Barry [weather] horrendous cross wind all day & low cloud/ mist

Iain Jones walked up on July 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] The Coledale Horseshoe [with] Chris Curtis - 30 July 2017 - The Wainwright 60 - Day 2 (Coledale)

Beth Webster climbed on June 17th, 2012 [with] Hannah phillips

Craig Steeland bagged on June 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Crummock Water over the tops to Braithwaite taking in six Wainwrights [with] Sue [weather] Partly cloudy & quite cool with moderate winds - Took the bus from Braithwaite to Keswick & then another bus to Crummock Water. The second bus cost £7.70 per person one way!

John Walter hiked on May 4th, 2017 [from/via/route] . [with] Tricia

Chris Faulkner summited on April 17th, 2016 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Michelle chandler [weather] Dry

Leon Harvey conquered on April 17th, 2016 [with] Solo

Mark Davidson scaled on March 11th, 2014 [with] Alone [weather] Gloriously sunny

Caroline Winter walked up on August 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Buttermere, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill, Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike, Stoney Croft [with] Andy and Becky [weather] Great views, warm & humid - Highest of the day. Becky not impressed with the descents before another climb up next peak. We dish out the sweets as motivators!

Anthony Scott climbed on July 18th, 2016 [with] me [weather] Thick mist

Clive Ward bagged on July 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] Braithwaite - Coledale Round [with] Ian, Dave Donaldson, Keith Henderson, Kevin Proudlock [weather] Dry, cloudy to start, lifting pm - Ice cream when we got back. Bracken.

Jill Dean hiked on November 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] From Coledale inn - braithwaite [with] Grezzy [weather] Snow on the ground - sunny

Jon Mapp summited on June 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] c408 [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Low cloud, wind & rain poor views. - Take the path do not go straight up the hill :-)

Claire Lloyd conquered on April 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Grasmoor [with] Family

Elaine Evans scaled on May 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] From Braithwaite to Sail & then on to Crag Hill (Eel Crag) [with] Sue [weather] Dry & cloudy with a cold wind. - Good views of Grassmoor where we walked last week.

Tracey Cowell walked up on May 14th, 2015 [from/via/route] Whiteless Pike [with] sister [weather] sunny & 35mph wind

David Noble climbed on April 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Jack [weather] Sunny

Nick Dobson bagged on April 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Stoneycroft up Causey Pike & along the ridge route to Eel Crag [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Bright & Sunny

Andy Gibbs hiked during September, 2012 [from/via/route] From Braithwaite via Grizedale Pike [with] Jake [weather] Shocking - It's a windy old spot!

Dave Eyes summited on August 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Braithwaite, up Barrow, on to Outersides, up to the saddle & up the Sail zig zags, then up to Eel Crag, then round to Wandope. Returning via Eel Crag & Sail - then up to Scar Crags , along the ridge to Causey pike & then down & round to Braithwaite [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Perfect. Amazing views

Ann Davis conquered on July 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] force crag mine road [weather] sunny with a breeze

Christine Knowles scaled on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] part of Coledale Round [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy, but good

Lee Senior walked up on April 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] As part of Coledale Round [with] Andy [weather] rain & low cloud

Michael Vaughn climbed on June 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Ravensdale [with] alone [weather] partly sunny

Angela O'neill bagged on September 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grisedale [with] John [weather] Fine$Dry

Harry Meijer hiked on August 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] The Coledale Horseshoe,Braithwaite [with] The Lake District Walker

Tim Buckley summited on August 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] As part of a the Coledate Round. Hopegill Head - Eel Crag - Sail. [with] Solo walk. [weather] Fine & hot - fantastic. - Had lunch here, about 12.00ish. The highest peak on the walk with views clear across the distrct.

Alan Davidson conquered on August 31st, 2013 - 11 in one day

Joanne Mcgawley scaled on August 23rd, 2013 [with] Rich [weather] Muggy then windy & cold, then muggy again! - 11.58 miles. 8 Wainwrights.

Jeanette Coward walked up during July, 2013 [weather] hot

Wayne Baxter climbed on June 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithwaite, Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Crag Hill, Sail, Scar Crag, Causey Pike, Outside, Barrow & Braithwaite. [with] Sue [weather] Sunny

Kevin Parnham bagged on June 8th, 2013 [from/via/route] Coledale Round,after Hopegill head from Braithwaite Scotgate campsite [with] Jo and Charlotte [weather] Excellent weather,hot & sunny all day - Took lunch here overlooking Coledale valley

Raymond Barnett hiked on May 4th, 2013 [weather] wet

Derek Parkin summited on May 24th, 2013 [with] Lynn Parkin [weather] Sunny

Stephen Mcdonald conquered on May 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] c408 [with] Joanna and Sunny [weather] Wet & Windy at the top - Went camping in Braithswaite

John Tippins scaled on April 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmoor [with] just me [weather] sunny, bright

Chris Bramley walked up on April 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Phil Whitfield [weather] Cold

Dale Verrall climbed on March 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithwaithe - C408 [with] Amber [weather] Blue sky but snow on higher ground

David Short bagged on March 1st, 2011 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Chris [weather] fine

Darren Mortimer hiked on February 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny with a little wind but very cold on the tops

Phillip Bulley summited on August 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] Coledale Round [with] David [weather] Cloudy

Iain Taylor conquered on December 27th, 2010 [from/via/route] Braithwaite (NY 23296 23665)

Victoria Bates scaled on August 26th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coledale Horseshoe

Charlie Housley walked up on July 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] As part of an extended Coledale Round which included Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Whitesdie, Wandope, Whiteless Pike, Grasmoor, Sail & Scar Crags. [with] Solo. [weather] A proper mixture today. Started out with the sun glaringly hot & no cloud, then later, lots of dark clouds & the threat of thunder & lightning. One thing that was constant was the humidity; which was a cracking 90% apparently.

Tony Aspden climbed on August 2nd, 2007 [with] Andy [weather] Sunny

Andy Nicholls bagged on September 26th, 2011 [from/via/route] Keswick

Clare Houlihan, Maxine Down, Jenny Godfrey, Jane Wilkinson, Angela Moroney, Matthew Thomas, Melanie Dunn, David Kelley, Paul Woodhouse, Mr M A Blanchard, David Watson, Peter Walsh, Paul Kendell, Jo Dixon, Robert Maclean, Adrian Roberts, David Shaw, David Laws, Claire Rigg, Peter O'sullivan, Elaine Grayson, Louise Sandwith, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Michael Nolan, Phil Clark, Steve Frank, Paul Booth, Andrew Buxton, Louis Smith, Richard Price, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Tracey Cordes, John Cuthbert, Patrick Buckland, Robin Scott, John Southward, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Jacqui Smith, Adam Shewry, Ray O'hara, Libby Burns and Rebecca Hardy have all walked, climbed & bagged Crag Hill (Eel Crag).

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Robinson, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail, Causey Pike, Rowling End, The Skiddaw Masiff, Keswick, Cat Bells (Catbells) and High Crags from Blea Crags

Robinson, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail, Causey Pike, Rowling End, The Skiddaw Masiff, Keswick, Cat Bells (Catbells) and High Crags from Blea Crags

Photo: Chris Brankin (36)

The Coledale Horseshoe from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point featuring: Grasmoor, Grasmoor, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, The top of Hobcarton Crag, Grisdale Pike, The Skiddaw massif, Blencathra (or Saddleback), Keswick, Sleet How, Outerside, Stile End, Sail, Causey Pike, Bleaberry Fell, High Seat, High Tove, The Southern Fells and The Western Fells

The Coledale Horseshoe from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point featuring: Grasmoor, Grasmoor, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, The top of Hobcarton Crag, Grisdale Pike, The Skiddaw massif, Blencathra (or Saddleback), Keswick, Sleet How, Outerside, Stile End, Sail, Causey Pike, Bleaberry Fell, High Seat, High Tove, The Southern Fells and The Western Fells

Photo: Peter Dryden (5)

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) summit

Photo: William Ringwood (23)

Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (29)

The top of Hobcarton Crag and Grisdale Pike from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

The top of Hobcarton Crag and Grisdale Pike from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (9)

Sail and Causey Pike (foreground) & The Central Fells - Bleaberry Fell, High Seat and High Tove from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Sail and Causey Pike (foreground) & The Central Fells - Bleaberry Fell, High Seat and High Tove from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (12)

On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (4)

Grasmoor from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Grasmoor from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (6)

Wandope (left), Addacombe Hole and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Knott Rigg

Wandope (left), Addacombe Hole and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Knott Rigg

Photo: Mike Knipe (142)

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) and Sail from Blea Crags

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) and Sail from Blea Crags

Photo: Chris Brankin (32)

The Western Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

The Western Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (14)

Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock) and Gasgale Crags from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock) and Gasgale Crags from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (7)

The view from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Derwent Water, Cat Bells , Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Robinson, Causey Pike, Sail, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Barrow and Gridedale Pike

The view from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Derwent Water, Cat Bells , Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Robinson, Causey Pike, Sail, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Barrow and Gridedale Pike

Photo: Mike Walker (353)

*Looking back along Scar Crags to Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Causey Pike

*Looking back along Scar Crags to Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Causey Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (90)

The top of Hobcarton Crag and Grisdale Pike from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

The top of Hobcarton Crag and Grisdale Pike from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (10)

Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Outerside (foreground in shadow), Causey Pike, Coledale Hause and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) in the mid-distance with The Newlands Fells beyond from the summit cairn on Grisedale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (67)

Scar Crags (left), Sail and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from the summit cairn on Outerside

Scar Crags (left), Sail and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from the summit cairn on Outerside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (535)

Scar Crags with Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) beyond from Causey Pike

Scar Crags with Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) beyond from Causey Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (154)

High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Maiden Moor, Hindscarth (left), Robinson, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) (centre), Newlands, Bassenthwaite Lake, Swinside, Skiddaw, Derwent Water and Blencathra (right) beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Maiden Moor, Hindscarth (left), Robinson, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) (centre), Newlands, Bassenthwaite Lake, Swinside, Skiddaw, Derwent Water and Blencathra (right) beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Steve Truwick (4)

Blencathra (or Saddleback) and Keswick (distance) & Outerside and Stile End (foreground) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Blencathra (or Saddleback) and Keswick (distance) & Outerside and Stile End (foreground) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (11)


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