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Gray Crag (Hayeswater)
699m (2294ft)

The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Gray Crag (Hayeswater) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 90)

In February 2022 Gray Crag (Hayeswater) was demoted from 'Nuttall' status due to insufficient prominance.

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Walk c231 Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Hartsop

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:3,131ft (954m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)

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

Claire Kirk walked up Gray Crag (Hayeswater) on December 26th, 2023 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park [with] Sarah and Leigh

Andrew Peate climbed Gray Crag (Hayeswater) on August 17th, 2023 [from/via/route] From Hartsop, Cow Bridge Car Park [weather] Clear, breezy

Angeline Grieveson bagged Gray Crag (Hayeswater) on June 4th, 2023 [with] Dotty

Tim Winn hiked Gray Crag (Hayeswater) on May 14th, 2023 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park [with] Mountain Guides Group [weather] Sunny & dry

Ian Ashton summited Gray Crag (Hayeswater) on April 7th, 2023 [with] Solo

Christine Shepherd conquered Gray Crag (Hayeswater) on February 20th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walked from Hartsop using walk c231 Walked again with a group from Head 4 the Hills 6.5.21 Finally climbed up the front of Gray Crag solo on 20.04.2022from Hartsop. [with] 1)Jenny 2) With a group 3) solo [weather] Very changeable; snow, mist & winter sunshine in equal measure. - I enjoyed the climb up this fell; much preferred it to Hartsop Dodd

John Ramsbottom has scaled Gray Crag (Hayeswater) [from/via/route] Hartsop,walk c231 [with] Sydney Prince [weather] Sunny, windy - Our first day doing Wainwrights, this was our 4th

Richard Marchant walked up Gray Crag (Hayeswater) on January 11th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Hartsop & headed south up Hartsop Dodd & then ridged along to Caudale Moor across to Thornthwaite Crag & North to Gray Crag & back down to the car. [with] Solo [weather] Clear cold frosty day with a dusting of snow on the tops.

Geoff Hand climbed Gray Crag (Hayeswater) on October 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] c231 Stony Cove Pike & Gray Crag form Hartsop. [with] Alone [weather] Generally Dry Cloudy to the East. - Had a look down on Hayeswater a lovely small & hidden reservoir. The sheep were inquisitive about Tess - she barked & they all ran off!

Paul Ward bagged Gray Crag (Hayeswater) on April 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Started from Staveley [with] Jamie

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Me on the summit of Gray Crag (Hayeswater)

Me on the summit of Gray Crag (Hayeswater)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (465)

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Brock Crags

Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from Brock Crags

Photo: Robert Hall (12)

*Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

*Snow on Gray Crag (Hayeswater) from High Street

Photo: Richard Nicholls (61)

Snow on St Sunday Crag from Gray Crag (Hayeswater)

Snow on St Sunday Crag from Gray Crag (Hayeswater)

Photo: Richard Nicholls (64)

Hartsop Dodd across Brothers Water with Gray Crag (Hayeswater) (far left) and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (far right)

Hartsop Dodd across Brothers Water with Gray Crag (Hayeswater) (far left) and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (far right)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (43)


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