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High Crag (Buttermere)
744m (2442ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
73rd highest in England,
127th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 65)

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English Nuttall
89th highest in England,
154th in England & Wales

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The view from the summit of High Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb

High Crag (Buttermere) is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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

Jeremy Torrance walked up on October 8th, 2021 [from/via/route] Buttermere [with] Jon Stu [weather] Good autumn

Wayne Baxter climbed on August 19th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Buttermere car park walk along Buttermere lake & up Scarth Gap Pass. Turn right up to Seat & onto Gamlin End onto High Crag. Followed the path to High Stile & Red Pike. Down the Saddle to Bleaberry Tarn, continue on the path back to Buttermere. [with] Sue [weather] very low cloudy to start once on top cloudy level was good - I wished I have done this walk the other way round, coming down Red Pike not easy.

John King bagged on August 9th, 2009 [with] Paul [weather] Sunny - Date unknown

Michael Austin hiked on October 14th, 2020 [from/via/route] C411 & C207

Kevin Foster summited on April 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Gatescarth Farm [with] By myself [weather] Sunny with a few clouds. - A classic! The steep climb up Gamlin End was not as bad as expected due to the excellent footpath restoration work. A magnificent viewpoint at the top is ample reward.

Tim Winn conquered on October 10th, 2020 [from/via/route] Buttermere [weather] Misty

Andrew Johnson scaled on November 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Buttermere [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy, windy

Darren Wilson walked up on August 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] Buttermere, Great Borne,Starling Dodd, Red Pike, High Stile, High Crag, Haystacks, Fleetwith Pike [with] Mike [weather] Good day - Clear day good views

Claire Kirk climbed on August 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Buttermere Hostel [with] Alone [weather] Very cloudy

Christine Shepherd bagged during May, 2004 [from/via/route] Climbed from Buttermere [with] On my own [weather] Bright & sunny - Enjoyed this walk so much I led a group to the summit an July of the same year. Climbed the Buttermere fells again on 29.8.2017.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of High Crag (Buttermere)

Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Honister Pass (left), Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and High Crag (Buttermere) across Buttermere

Photo: Dave Phillips (8)

Looking stead (Pillar) & Pillar behind Green Crag (Buttermere) & Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with High Crag (Buttermere) (right) from near Dubs Quarry

Looking stead (Pillar) & Pillar behind Green Crag (Buttermere) & Hay Stacks (Haystacks) with High Crag (Buttermere) (right) from near Dubs Quarry

Photo: Alan Wainwright (239)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End and High Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (18)

Pillar from High Crag (Buttermere)

Pillar from High Crag (Buttermere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (10)

Seat (Buttermere) and High Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere) and High Crag (Buttermere) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Mike Walker (548)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (20)

Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike (left), Hay Stacks (Haystacks) and the shoulder of High Crag (Buttermere) (right) across Buttermere

Photo: Clare Howard (9)

Seat (Buttermere) & High Crag (Buttermere) (left) and Grasmoor (right) from the small pool on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere) & High Crag (Buttermere) (left) and Grasmoor (right) from the small pool on Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (243)

High Crag (Buttermere) Summit

High Crag (Buttermere) Summit

Photo: Rob Pullan (18)

Scarth Gap (left), Seat (Buttermere), High Crag (Buttermere) and High Stile from Fleetwith Pike

Scarth Gap (left), Seat (Buttermere), High Crag (Buttermere) and High Stile from Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Mike Walker (540)


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