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Raven Crag (Thirlmere)
461m (1513ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Raven Crag (Thirlmere) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 186)

Walk Raven Crag (Thirlmere) walking UK Mountains in The Central Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

The view from the summit of Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Photo: Ron Anderson

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The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Maps (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


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90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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Walk c318 High Seat and Bleaberry Fell from Armboth

Good views of Thirlmere - can be boggy

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.5ml (13.5km)
Ascent:2,368ft (722m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)

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

Claire Rigg walked up Raven Crag (Thirlmere) on April 9th, 2023 [with] Heidi [weather] Sunny

Chris Mcmanus climbed Raven Crag (Thirlmere) on August 24th, 2023 [from/via/route] 2nd Wainwright walk - 5 peaks [with] Joanne & Julie [weather] Sunny & misty - View is second to none

Dan Collins bagged Raven Crag (Thirlmere) on July 30th, 2023 [from/via/route] As part of c318 walk [with] Family (just the lads) [weather] Overcast & rainy - Very boggy & marshy on the top ridge. My right leg vanished into a bog at one point, much to the amusement of the kids. Descent from Raven crag is steep, & generally the main part of the walk was hard to navigate with limited pathways (I assume partly based on the extent of rain recently)

Charlotte Hewson hiked Raven Crag (Thirlmere) on June 3rd, 2023 [from/via/route] The base of raven cragg, Thirlmere, along the lake [with] Rosie [weather] Sunny! - Quick paddle in Thirlmere after

Geoff Hand summited Raven Crag (Thirlmere) on March 1st, 2023 [from/via/route] Parked on the verge of the A591 at the North End of Thirlmere. Crossed to the West of the res. & climbed the very steep path tp the top of Raven Crag [with] Richard Macilwaine and Tess [weather] Cloudy with frequent showers. cold wind - Walk should have started at Armboth but this is now inaccessible by road.

Caroline Winter conquered Raven Crag (Thirlmere) on November 29th, 2022 [from/via/route] High Rigg & Low Rigg circular from Thirlmere [with] Penrith Ramblers [weather] Clear, sunny, & cold & icy - Enjoyable low levelish walk with lovely people

Christine Shepherd scaled Raven Crag (Thirlmere) on October 4th, 2009 [from/via/route] Used walk c318 from Armboth [with] On my own [weather] Cloudy but some good views - This was the last peak of a great day's walking so I sat around for a while enjoying the wonderful view over Thirlmere. Repeated walk 318 on 21.04.2021 adding Walla Crag. Unfortunately, I broke my arm crossing the stream before climbing this fell but still enjoyed the views. Climbed again on 03.12.2022 from the dam road. This route is very steep but the views made the climb worth it.

Ian Ashton walked up Raven Crag (Thirlmere) on August 27th, 2022 [with] Jph [weather] Sunny

Tony Halliday climbed Raven Crag (Thirlmere) on March 26th, 2022 [from/via/route] Circular walk starting at castlerig farm camp site where we stayed did this wainwright as part of a 13 mile loop starting with Wella crag to bleaberry fell high seat high tove armbroth fell & raven crag [with] My boarder terrier jimmy boo and George also my wife sal [weather] The weather was warm dry sunny & clear 17 degrees - Nice circular roughly 13 miles great views over Keswick & surrounding fells ended with raven crag tough steep climb from thirlmere but great t views

David Hughes bagged Raven Crag (Thirlmere) on November 9th, 2021 [from/via/route] Thirlmere walk with DG [with] DG [weather] raining with wet conditions

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Blencathra or Saddleback (left, in the distance) and Clough Head (right) above Legburthwaite from Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Blencathra or Saddleback (left, in the distance) and Clough Head (right) above Legburthwaite from Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (38)

Thirlmere and a snowy Helvellyn range from Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Thirlmere and a snowy Helvellyn range from Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Photo: David Hemingway (1)

Raven Crag (Thirlmere) summit with Raise beyond

Raven Crag (Thirlmere) summit with Raise beyond

Photo: David Hayter (185)

On Raven Crag (Thirlmere) with a broken arm

On Raven Crag (Thirlmere) with a broken arm

Photo: Christine Shepherd (901)

Helvellyn above Thirlmere from Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Helvellyn above Thirlmere from Raven Crag (Thirlmere)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (39)


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