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

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


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

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35th highest in England,
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The view from the summit of Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

Photo: Julie Graham

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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)

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

Richard Marshall climbed 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 bagged 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 and cold all day

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

Kevin Foster summited 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 and Crag Hill. The views from just beyond the trig point (above Eel Crag) are superb especially towards Keswick and the Skiddaw range.

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

Christine Shepherd scaled 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 and 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 walked up on September 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rannerdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny and clear

Richard Marchant climbed 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 and 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 and 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 and down into Braithwaite and back up the road to the car. That trek up the road seem to go on for ever and was a bad move. [with] Marlene & Alan Harker [weather] A fine day with no wind and wall to wall sunshine - Carried out the Coledale Round with Marlene and Alan Harker and the memorable thing we still laugh about today was the the pubs didn't open all day then and when we got into Braithwaite everything was closed and Marlene was so looking forward to a half of Shandy.

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

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

Richard Beardsley summited 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 conquered 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 and dry.

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

Michael Lee walked up 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 climbed on September 21st, 2008 [from/via/route] C408

Christina Lander bagged 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 hiked on October 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Lanthwaite Common via cinderella common [with] Colin and Barry [weather] horrendous cross wind all day and low cloud/ mist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Caroline Winter summited 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 and 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 conquered on July 18th, 2016 [with] me [weather] Thick mist

Clive Ward scaled 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 walked up on November 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] From Coledale inn - braithwaite [with] Grezzy [weather] Snow on the ground - sunny

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jeanette Coward summited during July, 2013 [weather] hot

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Darren Mortimer walked up 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 climbed on August 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] Coledale Round [with] David [weather] Cloudy

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

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

Charlie Housley summited 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 and Scar Crags. [with] Solo. [weather] A proper mixture today. Started out with the sun glaringly hot and no cloud, then later, lots of dark clouds and the threat of thunder and lightning. One thing that was constant was the humidity; which was a cracking 90% apparently.

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

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

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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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

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)

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)

Hopegill Head and Sand Hill from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Hopegill Head and Sand Hill from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (8)

The snow covered Southern Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

The snow covered Southern Fells from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (13)

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)

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)

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) and Sail from Blea Crags

Crag Hill (Eel Crag) and Sail from Blea Crags

Photo: Chris Brankin (32)

Sleet How (left), Outerside and Barrow (Newlands) (centre) and Causey Pike (right) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

Sleet How (left), Outerside and Barrow (Newlands) (centre) and Causey Pike (right) from Crag Hill (Eel Crag)

Photo: Julie Graham (8)

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)

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)


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