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Shelter Crags
815m (2675ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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34th highest in England,
65th in England & Wales

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42nd highest in England,
79th in England & Wales

Walk Shelter Crags walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Shelter Crags

Photo: Mike Jennings

Shelter Crags 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)



Shelter Crags is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

*Version marked with the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.

You can walk to the top of Shelter Crags by using any of these 5 easy to follow route maps:







Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Shelter Crags Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Shelter Crags

Stephen Eddy walked up on June 22nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Old dungeon ghyll [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Sunny

Caroline Winter climbed on April 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Millbeck farm, Micklebeck valley, Rossett Gill, Rossett Pike, Angle tarn, Esk Pike, Bow Fell, Shelter crags, The Band, Millbeck Farm [with] Becky [weather] Great views and sunny, 7 degrees on tops, light breeze on tops, great visibility - Last of the day from Bow Fell. Easy to spot from here, but so many cairns scattered about shelter crags and the Crinkles that uncertain reached the actual highest point of Shelter crags.....gave up after climbing onto 4 tops.....possibly redo another day! Should have brought my altitude meter.

Darren Wilson bagged on June 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Cockley Beck, Ulpha Fell, Little Stand, Cold Pike, Crinkle Crags, Hard Knott [with] lone walk [weather] Beautiful summers day

Simon Myerscough hiked on December 28th, 2006 [from/via/route] C279 [weather] Snowing & cloudy - low visibility - Starting to feel lost on Crinkle Crags

Anthony Scott summited on July 14th, 2017 [with] me

Mark Davidson conquered on August 2nd, 2004 [with] Alone [weather] Sunny and warm - fantastic

Christina Lander scaled on August 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll - Stool End Farm - Great Knott - Crinkle Crags - Shelter Crags - Bow Fell - Esk Pike - Esk Hause - Scafell Pike - Esk Hause - Angle Tarn - Cumbria Way/Mickleden Beck - Old Dungeon Ghyll (20 miles) [with] Dick and Mick & Kath Hobday [weather] Lovely day

Darren Mortimer walked up on February 25th, 2012 [from/via/route] Old Dungeon Ghyll [with] Dermot Palmer

Iain Taylor climbed on August 29th, 2010 [from/via/route] Langdale (NY 29589 06415)

Christine Shepherd bagged on April 16th, 2009 [from/via/route] Used walk c279 Oxendale Horseshoe [with] Jenny [weather] Sunny and windy

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

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Esk Pike, Rossett Pike and The Langdale Pikes including Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) (left) Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Stool End, Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top), Esk Pike, Rossett Pike and The Langdale Pikes including Pike of Stickle (Pike o' Stickle) (left) Loft Crag and Harrison Stickle from Stool End, Great Langdale

Photo: Derek Royston (4)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (176)

Great Langdale from Shelter Crags (North Top)

Great Langdale from Shelter Crags (North Top)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (178)

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) from Oxendale

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) from Oxendale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (215)

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) and the Eastern shoulder of The Band from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (Crinkle, Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags & Shelter Crags (North Top)) and the Eastern shoulder of The Band from The Old Dungeon Ghyll, Great Langdale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (214)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags

Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Shelter Crags

Photo: Tim Hope (116)

Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott, Shelter Crags (Crinkle Crags) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Simon Barnett (42)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Long Top)

Photo: Tim Hope (114)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Shelter Crags from Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott)

Photo: Tim Hope (115)

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) from Stool End, Great Langdale

Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Crinkle Crags (Gunson Knott), Shelter Crags, Shelter Crags, (North Top), The Band , Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) (North Top) from Stool End, Great Langdale

Photo: Derek Royston (2)


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