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Ill Crag
935m (3069ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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4th highest in England,
15th in England & Wales

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5th highest in England,
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Walk Ill Crag walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Ill Crag

Photo: Stephen Dawson

Ill Crag is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
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 Ill Crag Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Ill Crag

Marcelle Allman walked up on August 2nd, 2020 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [weather] Weat overcast

Rich Roberts climbed on August 2nd, 2020 [with] Marcelle

Caroline Winter bagged on August 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Seathwaite, Grains Gill, Broad Crag, Sca Fell Pike, Ill Crag, Great End [with] Becky [weather] warm, clear skies, light breeze - obviously a tiring walk. Sca Fell Pike heaving with people taking selfies. Some bottled it at Broad Crag, not wanting to do the steep descent and climb up to the top- shame. Thought Ill Crag was opposite Broad Crag but worked it out on ScaFell Pike and made for it on return.

Anthony Scott hiked on July 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] Wast Water NT campsite [with] me [weather] Blue sky then white cloud. No wind

David Wand summited on May 27th, 1988 [with] Gayle

Tony Rogerson conquered on April 4th, 2010 [from/via/route] Scafell Pike from Seathwaite & Corridor Route [with] John [weather] Sunny

Christine Shepherd scaled during April, 2003 [from/via/route] Walked from Seathwaite [with] My daughter Rebecca [weather] Sunny - Bagged this again 3.10.15 after climbing Scafell Pike from Wasdale Head.

Leon Harvey walked up on April 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] c197 [with] Solo [weather] Clear skies warm sunny - Boulder field

Jason Johnston climbed on August 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Wasdale Nat Trust Car Park [with] Becs & Jane [weather] Windy and down pouring - Low cloud, visibility down to 5-6m

Darren Mortimer bagged on June 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Seathwaite [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Warm and sunny

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

Deer Bields, Ferngill Crag and Broadstone Head from Calf Crag

Deer Bields, Ferngill Crag and Broadstone Head from Calf Crag

Photo: Tim Hope (66)

Ill Crag (left) with Broad Crag below Scafell Pike from Great End summit

Ill Crag (left) with Broad Crag below Scafell Pike from Great End summit

Photo: Craig Carter (33)

Sca Fell (left), Mickledore (centre), Scafell Pike (centre-right) and Ill Crag (right) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Sca Fell (left), Mickledore (centre), Scafell Pike (centre-right) and Ill Crag (right) from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Chris Haselden (3)

Ill Crag summit with Scafell Pike beyond

Ill Crag summit with Scafell Pike beyond

Photo: Craig Carter (39)

Icefall on Whitegill Crag

Icefall on Whitegill Crag

Photo: Peter Harrison (14)

Looking south from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands) with (left to right) Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Scafell Pike on the horizon and Great Gable (far right - mid distance)

Looking south from the summit of Dale Head (Newlands) with (left to right) Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Scafell Pike on the horizon and Great Gable (far right - mid distance)

Photo: Fred Bell (1)

Scafell Pike summit from Ill Crag

Scafell Pike summit from Ill Crag

Photo: Craig Carter (36)

Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause

Scafell Pike (far left), Ill Crag and the shoulder of Great End (far right) from Esk Hause

Photo: Alan Wainwright (187)

From left to right: Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Cold Pike, Little Stand and finally the shoulder of Grey Friar from the summit of Hard Knott

From left to right: Slight Side and Sca Fell, Mickledore, Scafell Pike, Ill Crag and Great End, Esk Hause, Esk Pike, Bow Fell (Bowfell), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Cold Pike, Little Stand and finally the shoulder of Grey Friar from the summit of Hard Knott

Photo: Colin Jenkins (31)

The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow

The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (38)


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