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Great Saddle Crag
565m (1854ft)

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


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Walk Great Saddle Crag walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Marches The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Great Saddle Crag Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd

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The Lake District National Park


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OL7 The English Lakes - South Eastern area


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See Great Saddle Crag and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

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You can walk to the top of Great Saddle Crag by using either of these 2 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c492 Sleddale Pike, Wasdale Pike, Great Yarlside, Great Saddle Crag and Ulthwaite Rigg from Wet Sleddale Reservoir

Wild, pathless fells - blissfully quiet

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10.5mls (17km)
Ascent:1,411ft (430m)
Time:2.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c431 The Wet Sleddale Wainwright Outlying Fells

Wild, pathless fells - blissfully quiet

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11.25mls (18km)
Ascent:1,614ft (492m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)

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

Christine Shepherd walked up Great Saddle Crag on September 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Walked from the car park at Wet Sleddale Reservoir Dam using Wainwright's Outlying Fells. [with] On my own [weather] Glorious sunshine with a gentle breeze. - There is some rough walking to this summit. Map & compass needed as there are no paths.

Mark Davidson climbed Great Saddle Crag on September 22nd, 2014 [with] Alone [weather] Nice & sunny for late September - Lots of tussocky grass & bog - not many paths

Louise Sandwith and David Preston have both walked, climbed & bagged Great Saddle Crag.

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