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Green Crag (Ulpha Fell)
489m (1604ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 176)

Walk Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) Summit

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Walk c205 Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) and Great Worm Crag from Stanley Force NT Car Park, Eskdale

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:1,953ft (595m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c402 Harter Fell and Hard Knott from The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale

Some of the quieter fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 12.25ml (19.5km)
Ascent:3,568ft (1,087m)
Time:8 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Green Crag (Ulpha Fell)

Christine Shepherd walked up Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on August 22nd, 2010 [from/via/route] Walked from Boot Climbed again on 21.11.2021 Climbed for a third time from Boot on a very hot day with a lovely breeze on the summit. 14.6.23 [with] On my own [weather] Bright & sunny

Ian Ashton climbed Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on July 8th, 2023 [from/via/route] Jph [with] JPH

Richard Marchant bagged Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on September 17th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at at a forest car park about 4 miles from Cockley Beck further down in Dunnerdale. From here I walked North up to Hard Knott Pass & across the road up to Hard Knott. I returned to the pass & headed south up on to Harter Fell then on again to Green Cragg. Then from here I headed Eastward across the moor to Dunnerdale Forest & descended back to the car. [with] On my Own [weather] Clear Sunny day with little or no breeze.

John Almond hiked Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on March 23rd, 2022 [from/via/route] Solo walk from Dalegarth Station Car Park, Eskdale - go4awalk c205 - GREEN CRAG - Great Worm Crag [weather] Sunny & warm for the time of year - Wainwright 160

John King summited Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on September 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Hard Knott Pass [weather] Overcast & cool & little wind

David Lord conquered Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on September 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] National trust carpark on Walna Scar road, following the road away from the Old Man & gradually climbing on a distinct path to Brown Pike, then Buck Pike & on to Dow Crag. [with] Debbie Lord [weather] Beautiful sunny day. - Excellent walk for those who prefer not to scramble or encounter really step sections & steps. Gradual incline although testing in places & rewarded with fine views from the top.

Pete George scaled Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on June 24th, 2021 [with] Roco [weather] Misty

Wayne Baxter walked up Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on July 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Woolpack Inn, over Doctor bridge, left to Penny Hill Farm carried on past the back of Wha House farm. Picked up a path next to the wall & climbed through the Ferns steeply onto Harter Fell summit. Trace your steps until you see a path that leads straight down the hill side. At the bottom you will see a stile climb over & there is a path that leads you to Green Crag (path can be boggy in places. We retraced our steps off the peak to the right as you climb Green crag & you pick up a path that leads you all the way back to Doctor Bridge. [with] Sue [weather] Sunny & hot

Christina Lander climbed Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on June 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Dalegarth Station - Doctor Bridge - Green Crag - Dow Crag - Doctor Bridge - Dalegarth Station [with] Dick [weather] Overcast but dry - During our holiday at Station House, Troutbeck, Penrith - OUR LAST WAINWRIGHT!!!

John Bryers bagged Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on April 8th, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked at Birks Bridge, over bridge & turned left.Up to Birks, under Buck Crag, Mart Crag, Maiden Castle to top of Harter Fell. Followed path down to Spothhow gill, through Dunnerdale forest path & across Ulpha Fell via Wormshell How (Went a bit too far to left of Green Crag as I followed the fence posts which took me away a little. Crossed over wall near Wormshell How & on to Green Crag top). Home via Dunnnerdale forest road to Grassguards & crossed over ford & back to Birks & car park. [with] With Mya. [weather] Warm day, no cloud & sunshine. Still cool winds at times. Sunny & warm with a cool breeze on ridges

John Fenwick hiked Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on September 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked from the wool pack in. Weather was perfect for walking. Followed walk c402 took a couple of wrong turns along the way. [with] Romany [weather] Sunny with some clouds & some wind. - There is no cattle grid top of Hard Knott Pass as stated on the directions. Headed back via roman hill fort from Hard Knott back down road as we ran out of time to finish.

Richard Marshall summited Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on August 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Woolpack Inn Eskdale [with] Andy Pratt [weather] WarmSunny/Cloudy

Dave Eyes conquered Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on August 22nd, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked at the Wool Pack & walked back up the road to Wha House bridge. Took the scenic route through the ferns to visit Harter Fell & then trooped across the very boggy ground over to Green Crag. [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Cloudy with strong wind & heavy rain & very wet under foot. Glad its done !

Paul Macey scaled Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on July 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Onward to Harter Fell then Hard Knot

Adrian Howard walked up Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on June 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Birks Bridge

Mike Walker climbed Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on July 28th, 2009 [from/via/route] Esk Dale [with] Alone [weather] OK - Nice & quiet on the summit

Andrew Johnson bagged Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on November 13th, 2019 [from/via/route] Eskdale [weather] Cloudy

Elaine Evans hiked Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on September 30th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Jubilee Bridge to edge of Hardknott Forest, across to Green Crag then back to main path & up to Harter Fell summit before descending to join original path & back to car. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Bright sunny day to begin with, then light drizzle, followed by mist on tops , then fair but overcast, not cold. - Very boggy on way to & from Green Crag.

Chris Sheard summited Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on September 27th, 2018 [from/via/route] Up from Ulpha Eskdale Road [with] George [weather] Started clear with light winds finished drizzle & greying - Moorland with heather bilberry, tufts & wet. Could be very ugly in different seasons

David Watson conquered Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on August 31st, 2018 [from/via/route] Jubilee Bridge [weather] Sunny

Simon Myerscough scaled Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on April 5th, 2009 [from/via/route] C402 [with] Martin [weather] Warm & sunny at times - Lost Guinness hat

Tracey Cowell walked up Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on April 10th, 2018 [with] Andy, Billy [weather] Sunny & Cloudy & cold on summits

Simon Boddy climbed Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on June 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] Hard Knott pass [with] HF Holidays [weather] Breezy with occasional showers

Phillip Bulley bagged Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on May 10th, 2017 [from/via/route] via Harter Fell. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny but windy.

Richard Fulcher hiked Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on May 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Woolpack Inn, Hardknott [with] Jen [weather] Sunny, clear blue sky, windy - An enjoyable walk except for the boggy stretch between Green Crag & the edge of the Dunnerdale Forest i.e. the direct route up Harter Fell. Jen waited near Spothow Gill whilst I ascended Harter Fell.

Anthony Scott summited Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on May 3rd, 2017 [from/via/route] YHA Eskdale [with] me [weather] Glorious! Blue sky, 15 degrees. Just a bit windy

Mark Davidson conquered Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on November 1st, 2005 [with] Alone [weather] Cool but nice & sunny, just lovely for November

Stephen Eddy scaled Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on June 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Boot [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Cloudy - On route up Harter Fell

Christine Knowles walked up Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on May 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] from Woolpack Inn [with] Graham [weather] Warm, bit windy - Great views

David Butterfield has climbed Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) [with] Val

Tony Rogerson bagged Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on July 21st, 2011 [from/via/route] Dalegarth Low Birker Tarn & Kepple Crag [weather] Showers

Jill Dean hiked Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on September 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] Woolpack Inn at Boot [with] Grezzy and Jilly [weather] Overcast & almost raining but not - Nice walk along green pathways rising from valley floor then skirting Ulpha Moor. Great views all around

Kevin Parnham summited Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on August 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] From Woolpack Inn,Eskdale [with] Jo and Charlotte [weather] bit showery all day but not cold

Jan Dixon conquered Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on August 30th, 2015 [from/via/route] The Woolpack to Green Crag & over the Harter Fell [with] Tia and Anya [weather] Overcast but sunny

Steve Frank scaled Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on December 28th, 2014 [from/via/route] Boot

David Noble walked up Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on June 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] The woolpack [with] Solo [weather] Overcast & rain

Harry Meijer climbed Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on June 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] custom walk [with] The Lake District Walker

Charlie Housley bagged Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on April 12th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Harter Fell across the quagmire that is Ulpha Fell! [with] Candy...the dog. [weather] See Harter fell.

Colin Egan hiked Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on March 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Eskdale [with] My wife Faith [weather] Sunny, light winds, approx 11deg C at valley level - A little walked Wainwright, in-distinct paths at high level. Confusing number of tops, eventually got to the right one!

Victoria Bates summited Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on February 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Woolpack Inn [with] Mark [weather] Cold, windy, some snow showers

Chris Bramley conquered Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on October 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ulpha [with] Jaqui, Blake,Darren,jan [weather] Misty then sunny spells - Jaqui fell in a hole haha

Keith Eastman scaled Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on June 28th, 2014 [from/via/route] c402

Craig Steeland walked up Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on July 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Birks Bridge in the Duddon Valley [with] On my own [weather] Partly sunny, warm & no wind. Excellent! - Crossed near summit of Crook Crag on the way. Crook Crag ridge on outward leg, & across the middle of Ulpha Fell marshes on the return leg. Ulpha Fell crossing not as wet as expected after heavy rain the previous day.

Marcus Bradshaw climbed Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on April 25th, 2014 [from/via/route] harter Fell , Green Crag . Not from Eskdale though [with] marcus [weather] Over cast - You would only ever do this walk if you re bagging a Wainright . Not a pleasant walk but as always great view when reached.

Gill Watson bagged Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on April 5th, 2013 [with] Gill - confusing adventure

Clive Ward hiked Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on July 6th, 2013 [from/via/route] Seathwaite, High Wallowbarrow, Grassguards [with] Hazel [weather] Great weather, 21 deg. - Included a circuit of Wallowbarrow Crag. Tea at Newfield Inn

Derek Parkin summited Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on July 15th, 2013 [with] lynn parkin

Darren Mortimer conquered Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) on October 14th, 2012 [from/via/route] Wa House [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Fine with some sun - Used walk c402 very wet & boggy but much fun

Patrick Rogozinski, Peter Thwaites, Jenny Godfrey, Leon Potts, Louis Smith, Andrew Martin, Louise Sandwith, John Walter, Jo Dixon, David Hickin, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Paul Booth, Linda Mckeogh, Rob Barklamb, Peter Clark, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, John Kendall, Jacqui Smith, John Cuthbert, Adrian Cawley, Ian Walkden, John Southward, Stephen Millington, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara and Linda Walker have all walked, climbed & bagged Green Crag (Ulpha Fell).

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Green Crag (Ulpha Fell)

Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) and Harter Fell (Eskdale) from White Maiden

Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) and Harter Fell (Eskdale) from White Maiden

Photo: Christine Shepherd (145)

On Green Crag (Ulpha Fell)

On Green Crag (Ulpha Fell)

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Looking towards Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) from Great Worm Crag

Looking towards Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) from Great Worm Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (452)

Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) summit cairn

Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (854)

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Harter Fell (Eskdale) (right) and Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) (left) from Great Worm Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (453)

Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) from Great Worm Crag

Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) from Great Worm Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (456)

Looking up to Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) from near the top of Birker Force, Eskdale

Looking up to Green Crag (Ulpha Fell) from near the top of Birker Force, Eskdale

Photo: Christine Shepherd (25)


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