The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Scar Crags
David Butterfield walked up on July 8th, 2022 [from/via/route] Uzzicar [with] Nigel [weather] Cloudy
Claire Murray climbed on May 1st, 2022 [from/via/route] Causey Pike & Scar Crags [with] Vitor
Pete George bagged on May 29th, 2022 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Roco [weather] Cool but clear
Chris Sheard hiked on May 18th, 2022 [from/via/route] Along from Causey pike along ridge [with] George [weather] Pleasant at ground level, no rain brightened later later with sunshine as we completed the round - Made this ascent as part of a nice circular coming down the other side of a horse shoe
Richard Marchant summited on March 12th, 2022 [with] On my own
Christine Shepherd conquered on June 2nd, 2010 [from/via/route] Walked from Braithwaite using walk c299 Climbed again on 22.06.19 as part of the 10 in 10 challenge. Repeated walk c299 again on 15.09.2021 [with] On my own [weather] Very hot & sunny
Richard Beardsley scaled on July 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Dropped off & started route at 0800 hrs from Braithwaite. Route C299. (Barrow, Stile end, Outerside, Sail. Scar Crags & Causey Pike). [with] Myself. [weather] Warm & sunny day. A short spell of low cloud around Sail. - A shorter Coledale Round starting at Braithwaite. An accurate route description which was followed. The only deviation was to include Sail on the easy to follow zig - zag path from the col between Sail & Scar Crags. The steep descent from Causey Pike was interesting so easy does it is the best way. Time took 5 & 1/2 hrs.
Richard Marshall walked up on June 30th, 2021 [from/via/route] Grisedale & Causey [with] Dave Elsie & Rocxy [weather] Sunny warm
Iain Jones climbed on May 27th, 2021 [from/via/route] Braithwaite (Trail Run).
Graham Coules bagged on April 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Dale [weather] Sunny
Andy Buxton hiked 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 & cold all day
Claire Kirk summited on July 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Phil [weather] Low cloud & drizzly to start, sun came out in the afternoon
Kevin Foster conquered 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 & re-ascents lesser & 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 scaled on September 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rannerdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny & clear
Stephen Reader walked up on July 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] peak 4 on Coledale 10 peak challenge. [with] Mountain Walks [weather] Mixture of cloud & sunshine
Craig Steeland climbed on June 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] From layby at Stoneycroft [with] With Sue [weather] Sunny, warm & dry
Andrew Johnson bagged on February 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Ted [weather] Clear & very warm (for February) - Great views
John Almond hiked 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 & dry.
Stephen Eddy summited on July 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Mike Woodhouse and Tony Harris [weather] Glorious
Christina Lander conquered 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 scaled on September 21st, 2008 [from/via/route] C408 [weather] Cloudy but warm at times
Andy Jakob walked up on October 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Lanthwaite Common via cinderella common, Grasmoor & Crag hill [with] Colin and Barry [weather] horrendous cross wind all day & low cloud/ mist
Lucy Perchard climbed on September 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Brathwaite up Rowling End to Causey Pike along Scar Crags & back to Braithwaite via Outerside & Barrow [with] Tony [weather] Sunny spellls & very windy
Lydia Hopkinson bagged on June 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] braithwaite [with] walking group [weather] fab
Chris Faulkner hiked on April 17th, 2016 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Michelle chandler [weather] Dry
Leon Harvey summited on April 17th, 2016 [with] Solo
Mark Davidson conquered on March 11th, 2014 [with] Alone [weather] Gloriously sunny
Simon Clark scaled on October 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] Causey Pike [with] Clare
Caroline Winter walked up 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 & light breeze - Andy concerned about exposed section of Scar Crags, but no problems- wide foot path all the way
Anthony Scott climbed on July 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] buttermere [with] me [weather] Exceptional! Sunny & hot
John Tippins bagged 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 hiked on February 25th, 2012 [from/via/route] Buttermere to Swinside [with] Lynn [weather] VERY windy
David Hickin summited on May 3rd, 2010 [with] Sally
Chris Bramley conquered on August 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] wandope [with] janet [weather] windy man
Jon Mapp scaled on June 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] c408 [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Weather had been misty & 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 walked up on June 12th, 2014 [with] Wendy, Jane, Alan, Chris & Derek
David Noble climbed on April 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Jack [weather] Sunny - Past Ninthace & said hello but didn't know it was him
Nick Dobson bagged on April 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Stoneycroft up Causey Pike & along the ridge route to Eel Crag [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Bright & Sunny
Elaine Evans hiked on June 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Braithwaite road, through valley, onto Scar Crags, then on to Causey Pike back by Rowling End & return to car. [with] Sue [weather] Warm & humid - Midges!
Derek Parkin has summited [with] Lynn parkin [weather] light cloud sunny
Dave Eyes conquered on August 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Braithwaite, up Barrow, on to Outersides, up to the saddle & up the Sail zig zags, then up to Eel Crag, then round to Wandope. Returning via Eel Crag & Sail - then up to Scar Crags , along the ridge to Causey pike & then down & round to Braithwaite [with] Christine Eyes [weather] perfect
Ann Davis scaled on July 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] force crag mine road, eel crag, sail [with] just me [weather] hot sunny & a breeze
Michael Vaughn walked up on June 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Rannerdale [with] alone [weather] partly sunny
Christine Knowles climbed on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] part of Coledale Round [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy, but good otherwise
Clive Ward bagged on February 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Braithwaite [with] Hazel - See Causey Pike
Gill Watson hiked on April 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] from stair [with] Gill
Harry Meijer summited on August 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] The Coledale Horseshoe,Braithwaite [with] The Lake District Walker
Tim Buckley conquered 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 & sunny & getting hotter. - Causey Pike next.
Darren Wilson scaled on May 25th, 2008 [from/via/route] Braithewaite, Barrow, Stile End, Outerside, Causey Pike, Rowling Edge, Stoneycroft [with] Kev + 2 others
Joanne Mcgawley walked up on August 23rd, 2013 [with] Rich [weather] Muggy then windy & cold, then muggy again! - 11.58 Miles. 8 Wainwrights.
Wayne Baxter climbed on June 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithwaite, Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Crag Hill, Sail, Scar Crag, Causey Pike, Outside, Barrow & Braithwaite. [with] Sue [weather] Sunny
Kevin Parnham bagged on June 8th, 2013 [from/via/route] Sail [with] Jo and Charlotte [weather] warm & sunny - continuing great views as part of the horseshoe
Phillip Bulley hiked on August 11th, 2011 [from/via/route] Barrow [with] Judith and David [weather] Sunny
Raymond Barnett summited on May 4th, 2013 [weather] wet
Stephen Mcdonald conquered on May 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] c408 [with] Joanna and Sunny [weather] Wet & very windy
Dale Verrall scaled on March 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Braithewaithe - Walk number C408 [with] Amber [weather] Blue sky but snow on north face
Darren Mortimer walked up 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 climbed on November 15th, 2009 [from/via/route] Braithwaite (NY 23296 23665)
Victoria Bates bagged on August 26th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coledale Horseshoe
Charlie Housley hiked 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 & Grasmoor. [with] Solo. [weather] A proper mixture today. Started out with the sun glaringly hot & no cloud, then later, lots of dark clouds & the threat of thunder & lightning. One thing that was constant was the humidity; which was a cracking 90% apparently.
Tony Aspden summited on August 2nd, 2007 [with] Andy [weather] Sunny
Andy Nicholls conquered on September 26th, 2011 [from/via/route] Keswick
Tomasz B, 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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