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Scar Crags
672m (2206ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Scar Crags as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
124th highest in England,
208th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 101)

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English Nuttall
167th highest in England,
279th in England & Wales

Scar Crags 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 Scar Crags Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Scar Crags

Andy Buxton walked up on November 2nd, 1988 [from/via/route] From Stair. Coledale Round: Causey Pike, Scar Crags, Sail, Eel Crag, Grasmore, Grisedale Pike [with] Solo [weather] Clear and cold all day

Claire Kirk climbed on July 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Phil [weather] Low cloud and drizzly to start, sun came out in the afternoon

Kevin Foster bagged on March 4th, 2020 [from/via/route] Sail. [with] Henry. [weather] Cloudy with light snow showers. - As the ridge from Crag Hill continues along the tops become progressively lower making the descents and re-ascents lesser and lesser. Rather a muddy black top this one with a little cairn. Not a place to linger even in the cold spring sunshine.

Simon Boddy hiked on September 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rannerdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny and clear

Stephen Reader summited on July 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] peak 4 on Coledale 10 peak challenge. [with] Mountain Walks [weather] Mixture of cloud and sunshine

Craig Steeland conquered on June 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] From layby at Stoneycroft [with] With Sue [weather] Sunny, warm and dry

Andrew Johnson scaled on February 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Ted [weather] Clear and very warm (for February) - Great views

John Almond walked up on July 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] go4awalk c408 from Braithwaite - Grisedale Pike - Hopegill Head - Crag Hill - Sail - SCAR GRAGS - Causey Pike - Outerside - Barrow - Wainwright 149 [weather] Good - cloudy, warm and dry.

Stephen Eddy climbed on July 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Mike Woodhouse and Tony Harris [weather] Glorious

Christina Lander bagged on June 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Little Town - Rowling End - Causey Pike - Scar Crags - Ard Crags - Knott Rigg - Newlands Hause - Robinson - High Snab Bank - Little Town [with] Dick [weather] A perfect sunny day on the high fells

Simon Myerscough hiked on September 21st, 2008 [from/via/route] C408 [weather] Cloudy but warm at times

Andy Jakob summited on October 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Lanthwaite Common via cinderella common, Grasmoor and Crag hill [with] Colin and Barry [weather] horrendous cross wind all day and low cloud/ mist

Lucy Perchard conquered on September 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Brathwaite up Rowling End to Causey Pike along Scar Crags and back to Braithwaite via Outerside and Barrow [with] Tony [weather] Sunny spellls and very windy

Lydia Hopkinson scaled on June 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] braithwaite [with] walking group [weather] fab

Chris Faulkner walked up on April 17th, 2016 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Michelle chandler [weather] Dry

Leon Harvey climbed on April 17th, 2016 [with] Solo

Mark Davidson bagged on March 11th, 2014 [with] Alone [weather] Gloriously sunny

Simon Clark hiked on October 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] Causey Pike [with] Clare

Caroline Winter summited on August 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Buttermere, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill, Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike, Stoney Croft [with] Andy and Becky [weather] Great views, warm and light breeze - Andy concerned about exposed section of Scar Crags, but no problems- wide foot path all the way

Anthony Scott conquered on July 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] buttermere [with] me [weather] Exceptional! Sunny and hot

John Tippins scaled on March 31st, 2016 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Kevin O'Hare [weather] Beautiful day - calm, sunny (most of the time), warm (when the sun was out), fantastic visibility. - Took it slowly because of a sprained ankle. Limped for the second half of the walk, especially the downhill bit.

Tony Rogerson walked up on February 25th, 2012 [from/via/route] Buttermere to Swinside [with] Lynn [weather] VERY windy

David Hickin climbed on May 3rd, 2010 [with] Sally

Chris Bramley bagged on August 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] wandope [with] janet [weather] windy man

Jon Mapp hiked on June 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] c408 [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Weather had been misty and rainy earlier but started to clear coming down the ridge - The ridge walk is great, but a couple of slippy rocks coming from Sail

Andy Betesta summited on June 12th, 2014 [with] Wendy, Jane, Alan, Chris & Derek

David Noble conquered on April 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Jack [weather] Sunny - Past Ninthace and said hello but didn't know it was him

Nick Dobson scaled on April 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Stoneycroft up Causey Pike and along the ridge route to Eel Crag [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Bright & Sunny

Elaine Evans walked up on June 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Braithwaite road, through valley, onto Scar Crags, then on to Causey Pike back by Rowling End and return to car. [with] Sue [weather] Warm and humid - Midges!

Derek Parkin has climbed [with] Lynn parkin [weather] light cloud sunny

Dave Eyes bagged on August 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Braithwaite, up Barrow, on to Outersides, up to the saddle and up the Sail zig zags, then up to Eel Crag, then round to Wandope. Returning via Eel Crag and Sail - then up to Scar Crags , along the ridge to Causey pike and then down and round to Braithwaite [with] Christine Eyes [weather] perfect

Ann Davis hiked on July 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] force crag mine road, eel crag, sail [with] just me [weather] hot sunny and a breeze

Michael Vaughn summited on June 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Rannerdale [with] alone [weather] partly sunny

Christine Knowles conquered on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] part of Coledale Round [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy, but good otherwise

Clive Ward scaled on February 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Hazel - See Causey Pike

Gill Watson walked up on April 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] from stair [with] Gill

Harry Meijer climbed on August 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] The Coledale Horseshoe,Braithwaite [with] The Lake District Walker

Tim Buckley bagged on August 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] As part of a circular walk from Braithwaite. Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike. [with] Solo walk. [weather] Hot and sunny and getting hotter. - Causey Pike next.

Darren Wilson hiked on May 25th, 2008 [from/via/route] Braithewaite, Barrow, Stile End, Outerside, Causey Pike, Rowling Edge, Stoneycroft [with] Kev + 2 others

Joanne Mcgawley summited on August 23rd, 2013 [with] Rich [weather] Muggy then windy and cold, then muggy again! - 11.58 Miles. 8 Wainwrights.

Wayne Baxter conquered on June 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithwaite, Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Crag Hill, Sail, Scar Crag, Causey Pike, Outside, Barrow and Braithwaite. [with] Sue [weather] Sunny

Kevin Parnham scaled on June 8th, 2013 [from/via/route] Sail [with] Jo and Charlotte [weather] warm and sunny - continuing great views as part of the horseshoe

Phillip Bulley walked up on August 11th, 2011 [from/via/route] Barrow [with] Judith and David [weather] Sunny

Raymond Barnett climbed on May 4th, 2013 [weather] wet

Stephen Mcdonald bagged on May 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] c408 [with] Joanna and Sunny [weather] Wet and very windy

Dale Verrall hiked on March 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithewaithe - Walk number C408 [with] Amber [weather] Blue sky but snow on north face

Darren Mortimer summited on February 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny with a little wind but very cold on the tops

Iain Taylor conquered on November 15th, 2009 [from/via/route] Braithwaite (NY 23296 23665)

Victoria Bates scaled on August 26th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coledale Horseshoe

Charlie Housley walked up on July 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] As part of an extended Coledale Round which included Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Whitesdie, Wandope, Whiteless Pike, Eel Crag (Crag Hill), Sail and Grasmoor. [with] Solo. [weather] A proper mixture today. Started out with the sun glaringly hot and no cloud, then later, lots of dark clouds and the threat of thunder and lightning. One thing that was constant was the humidity; which was a cracking 90% apparently.

Christine Shepherd climbed on June 2nd, 2010 [from/via/route] Walked from Braithwaite using walk c299 [with] On my own [weather] Very hot and sunny

Tony Aspden bagged on August 2nd, 2007 [with] Andy [weather] Sunny

Andy Nicholls hiked on September 26th, 2011 [from/via/route] Keswick

Jenny Godfrey, Jane Wilkinson, Angela Moroney, Matthew Thomas, David Kelley, Melanie Dunn, Mr M A Blanchard, Leon Potts, David Watson, Trevor Longman, John Walter, Paul Kendell, Adrian Roberts, David Shaw, Robert Maclean, Amanda Hinds, Claire Rigg, Louise Sandwith, Jill Dean, Gordon Lee, Peter Clark, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Michael Nolan, Steve Frank, Tracey Cowell, Paul Booth, Jeanette Coward, Louis Smith, Tracey Cordes, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Alan Davidson, Paul Henderson, John Cuthbert, Patrick Buckland, John Southward, Stephen Millington, Rob Barklamb, Jacqui Smith, Adam Shewry, Ray O'Hara and Linda Walker have all walked, climbed & bagged Scar Crags.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Scar Crags

Looking back to the zig zags from Scar Crags at the route down from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Looking back to the zig zags from Scar Crags at the route down from Sail (Derwent Fells)

Photo: Keith Evans (4)

Scar Crags (left), Sail and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from the summit cairn on Outerside

Scar Crags (left), Sail and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from the summit cairn on Outerside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (535)

Cat Bells (Catbells), Derwent Water with Bleaberry Fell & High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Scar Crags

Cat Bells (Catbells), Derwent Water with Bleaberry Fell & High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Scar Crags

Photo: Perry Biggs (3)

*Looking back along Scar Crags to Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Causey Pike

*Looking back along Scar Crags to Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Causey Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (90)

*360° panorama from the summit of Scar Crags

*360° panorama from the summit of Scar Crags

Photo: Andy Malcolm (91)

On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

On top of Causey Pike with Scar Crags, Sail (Derwent Fells) and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) behind

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (4)


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