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Dow Crag
778m (2553ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
55th highest in England,
97th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 48)

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67th highest in England,
119th in England & Wales

Walk Dow Crag walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Dow Crag

Photo: Chris Oakley

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OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 96 & 97
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Dow Crag Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Dow Crag

Damian Doyle walked up on June 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Conniston [with] Yvonne, Ciaran & Orla [weather] Sunny, windy on top - First trip to Lake District

Christina Lander climbed on June 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coniston - Dow Crag - Old Man of Coniston - Coniston [with] Dick [weather] Started off cloudy but brightened up later. Very warm - During our holiday at Station House, Troutbeck, Penrith

Mark Hazelton bagged on April 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walked from car park in Coniston via Walna Scar Road to Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag then Old Man of Coniston dropping off front to Quarry via direct route [with] Family and Pepper [weather] Lovely sunny spring day - Must wear thinner socks or warm weather boots on warm sunny days

John Bryers hiked on April 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked at Walna Scar Road top car park (Now pay and display at £4 for 4 hours and £8 for 9 hours). Walked up Walna scar road, took path or right on ridge up Brown Pike, Buck Pike and on to Dow Crag. [with] With Freya Gray, Jazz and Mya my faithful 13 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Cold start with occasional icy winds but warmed up during climbing!

John Fenwick summited on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked from car park bottom of Walna Scar Road, Seathwaite and Duddon Valley. Followed walk c179 but went clockwise by mistake. [with] Romany [weather] Cloudy, super windy up top - Good circular walk. Easy to follow

Andy Buxton conquered on April 23rd, 1994 [from/via/route] Via Walna Scar Road [with] Solo [weather] Poor, with deep snow on top preventing continuation to other Coniston fells

Sarah Hamer scaled on May 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] Walked a full hike with Old Man also [with] Chris Hamer [weather] Dry and sunny

Adrian Howard walked up on October 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Rd Car Park

Julian Bourne climbed on October 5th, 2018 [from/via/route] Torver [weather] Fine

Andrew Johnson bagged on November 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Coniston [weather] Some cloud, very windy, snow and ice on tops - Scary descent of Swirl How ridge.

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

High Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

High Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

Photo: Paul Gibson (27)

Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston from the summit of Yew Bank

Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston from the summit of Yew Bank

Photo: Andy Malcolm (137)

Low Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

Low Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

Photo: Paul Gibson (28)

Brown Pike and Blind Tarn from Dow Crag

Brown Pike and Blind Tarn from Dow Crag

Photo: Chris Leonard (4)

Dow Crag (foreground) and Brown Pike

Dow Crag (foreground) and Brown Pike

Photo: Chris Leonard (8)

Goat's Water below Dow Crag

Goat's Water below Dow Crag

Photo: Andy Malcolm (162)

White Maiden summit cairn with Grey Friar (left), Dow Crag, Brown Pike and The Old Man of Coniston (right) in the background

White Maiden summit cairn with Grey Friar (left), Dow Crag, Brown Pike and The Old Man of Coniston (right) in the background

Photo: Christine Shepherd (144)

Grey Friar (left), Dow Crag, Brown Pike and The Old Man of Coniston (right) from White Maiden

Grey Friar (left), Dow Crag, Brown Pike and The Old Man of Coniston (right) from White Maiden

Photo: Christine Shepherd (143)

Dow Crag summit

Dow Crag summit

Photo: Neil Milling (18)

Coniston Water with Beacon (Blawith Fells), Caw (Dunnerdale Fells),  White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston (right) from Great Hill (Consiton)

Coniston Water with Beacon (Blawith Fells), Caw (Dunnerdale Fells), White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston (right) from Great Hill (Consiton)

Photo: Paul Gibson (18)


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