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Dove Crag
792m (2599ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
47th highest in England,
85th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 38)

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English Nuttall
56th highest in England,
104th in England & Wales

Walk Dove Crag walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell

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OS Explorer Maps OL5 & OL7
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OS Landranger Map 90
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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Dove Crag Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Dove Crag

John Hanlon walked up on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Rothay Hotel (BadgerBar) [with] solo [weather] Sunny - Wainwright 6of8 on the Fairfield Horseshoe route

Phil Higgins climbed on June 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Nab Scar (clockwise) [with] Steve Brown [weather] Mixed! - Running Fairfield Horseshoe. 10.49 miles distance. 2:24.

Andy Buxton bagged on September 27th, 1997 [from/via/route] From Ambleside as start of Fairfield Horseshoe (Low Pike, High Pike, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Heron Pike, Nab Scar) [with] Dan [weather] Cool, clear day, but windy. - Enjoyable route

Adrian Howard hiked on August 20th, 2018 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park

Gill Bates summited on October 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] from Brothers Water

Jon Bowskill conquered on April 4th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Braeside Saturday went anti clockwise, sunny day but windy with some old snow on summits just under 7 hours with no stops. Long route from Fairfield peak to Rydal. longer than expected. Need to try clockside.. [with] On my own [weather] Warm and sunny - Try clockwise from Rydal

Kevin Foster scaled on October 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Hart Crag. [with] Henry. [weather] Sunny with broken high cloud. - What can you say about this Lakeland horseshoe classic that hasn't been said before? Delightful approach, relatively easy climbing, great views in all directions. The perfect Lakeland round with the added bonus of bagging Little Hart Crag and Red Screes at the end which were off piste of the regular route (but missing out the non Nuttall tops of High and Low Pike).

Andrew Johnson walked up on October 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rydal [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy

Richard Marchant climbed on July 29th, 2010 [from/via/route] This route taken was the Heart of the Lakes Rydal Round Fell Race route as I took part in the said named fell race that day starting from the Ambleside Lakeland Sports Show and finishing back there. [with] On my own but with a number of other fell runners taking part in the Heart of the Lakes Rydal Round Fell Race from Ambleside Lakeland Sport Show. [weather] Sunny day with white fluffy clouds, nice cool breeze. - First time for me to do a big fell race in the Lakes.

Joe Mccusker bagged on July 13th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rydal [with] Paula, Alfie and Lily. [weather] Sunny - Tough coming down

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Dove Crag

Dove Crag summit cairn

Dove Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (325)

Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (470)

High Pike from Dove Crag

High Pike from Dove Crag

Photo: Raymond Brown (28)

Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Photo: Jamie Caryl (1)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Peter Inglis (2)

Dove Crag from Scandale Pass

Dove Crag from Scandale Pass

Photo: Chris Pearson (11)

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield from Hartsop Dodd

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Ivor Bennett (15)

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (7)

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (327)

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield dominate the skyline beyond Brothers Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (122)


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