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St Sunday Crag
841m (2760ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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27th highest in England,
53rd in England & Wales

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33rd highest in England,
61st in England & Wales

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10th highest in England,
328th highest in Great Britain

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited St Sunday Crag Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged St Sunday Crag

Geoff Hand walked up on June 10th, 2022 [from/via/route] Walk c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale, completed after abandoning a couple of weeks before [with] Alone with Tess [weather] Cloudy, very windy but dry! Visibility good. - Completed the Deepdale Horseshoe today. Once down off the hills crossed over Deepdale bridge & followed the path to Beckstones, Crookabeck, Rooking & back to Patterdale. Very pleasant.

Richard Marshall climbed on September 17th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Patterdale [with] Me Dave Elsie and Roxy [weather] Cloudy over 2000 ft

Tim Winn bagged on August 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Barry and Louise [weather] Good

Martin Woods hiked on June 6th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Patterdale - Birks to Fairfield round to Hellvelyn & down to Glenridding [with] Ackers and Crush [weather] Sun, 22 deegrees v.little breeze

Wayne Baxter summited on April 29th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Patterdale by the hotel up to Arnison Crag. By the side of Birk to meet the path up to St Sunday Crag, followed the path back to the summit of Birk. Carried on from the summit down back into Patterdale. [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy & windy

Tony Kenny conquered on August 20th, 2011 [with] Kitty

Andy Buxton scaled on April 25th, 1992 [from/via/route] From Patterdale. Circular walk: Birks, St.Sunday Crag, Fairfield,Dollywagon Pike, Nethermost Pike,Birkhouse Moor [with] SPI Lewis [weather] Cool, clear day, but windy. - Enjoyable route

Adrian Howard walked up on July 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Patterdale

Andrew Johnson climbed on January 21st, 2020 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Ted [weather] Cleared to blue skies at some points, snow & ice on top - Tracked down Zena the lost husky & returned her to her owner.

Kevin Foster bagged on November 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Henry. [weather] Grey skies (visibility good below 2000 feet) freezing hill mist above 2000 feet. - Beyond the col a slanting track to the left climbs gradually to the minor top of Gavel Pike. I was surprised how much snow & ice there was so early in the winter season making it a tough climb. The large summit cairn was covered in snow & frost sculpted by the biting northerly wind. Not lingering I left the summit by the well cairned main path. At the massive cairn on the edge of crags overlooking Grisedale below the views opened up again. From here on the walk back to Patterdale was a sheer delight with wonderful views of Ullswater in the distance. A lovely walk.

Richard Beardsley hiked on September 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] Route C211 starting from Patterdale. [with] Gillian. [weather] Clear, fine & a mostly sunny day. - Parked car at Patterdale car park, (£4.50 all day). Commenced walk at 0945hrs. Route too Arnison Crag & Birks was straight forward. Decided to divert SW from Birks & summit Saint Sunday Crag along a well defined path that climbed steeply to its top. Once completed we retraced back to Birks & continued with route C211 back to the car park. Arrived back at 1500hrs. Thoroughly enjoyable day.

Richard Marchant summited on March 21st, 1996 [from/via/route] Glenridding-Birkhouse Moor-Striding Edge-Helvellyn-Nethermost Pike-High Crag-Dollywaggon-Grisedale Tarn-Fairfield-St Sunday Crag- Birks & eventually back to Glenridding. [with] Caryn Norman an old friend [weather] Very cold, icy & cloud level down to the 700m mark

John Tippins conquered on October 25th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started from Patterdale car park. Walk c235 from go4awalk.com [with] Solo [weather] Windy with very low cloud & chilly on top. Walking in cloud most of the day - poor visibility.

Paul Talbot-Greaves scaled on October 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Bridge End [with] Lee Ashworth [weather] Sunny spells to start then a blue sky day. Cool temps

Andrew Peate walked up on July 21st, 2018 [from/via/route] From Patterdale [weather] Cloudy & misty to summit. Clear, sunny, hot later.

Claire Oliver climbed on January 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Start from Deepdale [with] Storm, D and I - Winter conditions requiring crampons & ice axes. Beautiful sunny day

Craig Steeland bagged on June 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Patterdale Hotel car park [with] Sue [weather] Sunny, blue, cloudless & hot.

Michael Nolan hiked on May 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] sleet gales mist...not so sure that 'only unsuitable clothing ' rather than bad weather is always true [weather] just awful! - still enjoyed it!

Simon Myerscough summited on August 3rd, 2008 [from/via/route] C235 [weather] rain getting heavier - waterproofs on

Christina Lander conquered on June 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] Patterdale, Birks, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop above Howe, Patterdale [with] Dick [weather] Beautiful day, but quite windy

Simon Boddy scaled on October 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] My girlfriend [weather] Sunny but low cloud at the summit

Colin Egan walked up on September 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] From summit of Birks along ridge. Return to col between them & then via the path that skirts to the north west side of Birks & hence back to Patterdale. [with] My wife Faith, friends - Mike & Linda Robinson and John & Jo Cocker, and son Peter and his fiancée Alex. [weather] Fine. No rain, sporadic sunshine & moderate winds. Visibility poor at summit, a pity! - This is our final Wainwright & friends & family had gathered to celebrate the occasion. We had to wait three days to do it as high winds & fog made the previous two days too risky to ask others to come with us. We celebrated with glasses of Prosecco carried up in little bottles so we each shared the load of bringing the booze up! A good feeling having bagged the lot only marred by poor visibility on top of no 214! From now on we can climb those fells that we like rather than the next on the list. On to the next challenge, we are starting to look for long distance trails starting with an easy taster, White to Dark in our own Peak District, 25 miles over 3 days, with a view to something more challenging next year.

Paul Macey climbed on August 24th, 2016 [from/via/route] Arnistan [with] Alone [weather] Cloudy start then sunny

Andy Jakob bagged on June 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] glenridding to patterdale [with] AFWC

Iain Jones hiked on August 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] Kirkstone Pass (The Wainwright 60 - Day 3 (Helvellyn)) [with] Graeme High

Beth Webster summited on June 19th, 2014 [with] Hannah phillips

Chris Sheard conquered on June 6th, 1998 [from/via/route] From Grisedale [with] John & Paul [weather] Fairly pleasant day turning cooler - Good views very steep off - nice team

Simon Neilson-Clark scaled on March 25th, 2017 [from/via/route] Deepdale horseshoe from Patterdale [with] Mrs H [weather] Sunny very hot - Beautiful views from top Right out to Morecambe Bay

Leon Harvey walked up on August 14th, 2016 [with] Solo

Gillian Atkinson climbed on October 6th, 2016 [from/via/route] from patterdale [with] hf holiday

Claire Kirk bagged on November 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Meet Up [weather] Fine, snow & cold

Mark Davidson hiked on May 7th, 2008 [with] Alone - though I had scattered Jack's ashes on Helvellyn as were his wishes [weather] Nice & sunny

Phillip Bulley summited on September 6th, 2016 [from/via/route] Birks [with] Ruby [weather] Mist down & driving rain.

Elaine Evans conquered on July 4th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Patterdale, alongside Grizedale Beck, past Ruthwaite Lodge to Grizedale Tarn, then up to St Sunday Crag. Returned to Patterdale via Birks & Arnison Crag. [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful until we were approaching the summit of St Sunday Crag then hailstones. Cleared as we were leaving. - Lost the path on way up St Sunday Crag but persevered to summit. Invited to accompany Sue as she was assessing a D of E group in the area today

Caroline Winter scaled on June 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Swan pub lay by on A591, Stone Arthur, Great Rigg, Fairfield, St Sunday, Grisedale Tarn, Seat Sandal, Great Tongue [with] Solo [weather] Clear views, wind picking up late afternoon - Unplanned extension to bag peak- forgot about Cofa Pike slowing my progress, so on return to Seat Sandal, I descended track at Deepdale Hause towards Grisedale

Elaine Grayson walked up on September 4th, 2010 [from/via/route] From Grasmere over Cofa Pike - Done as part of Coast to Coast Walk

Mike Jackson climbed on May 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Me.. [weather] Glorious

Nick Dobson bagged on April 16th, 2016 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Cold but clear blue skies with a couple of hail wintry hail showers - Included Birks on the way back down, nice meal in the white lion at the end

David Watson hiked on August 25th, 2015 [from/via/route] Patterdale. Following the route "Deepdale Round" (Walk 24) in the Vivienne Crow book "Lake District: High Level & Fell Walks". [with] Tilda Watson [weather] Sunny early on but cloudy by the end.

Philip Layton summited on October 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] Patterdale (Deepdale horseshoe) [with] Karen, Ana, Josh [weather] Very good - 7.5 hours (several peaks)

Anthony Scott conquered on October 14th, 2015 [from/via/route] yha patterdale [with] me [weather] frosty start, then blue sky & light winds

Kevin Parnham scaled on September 27th, 2015 [from/via/route] Patterdale via Birks [with] Jo [weather] Lovely & sunny,some wind

Denis Hoyle walked up on September 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] Rydal [with] Burnley mountaineering club [weather] Overcast - Hard day walked to Glenridding

Ian Woodford has climbed [from/via/route] Bagged when I climbed Helvellyn [with] Alone [weather] Sunny - Use a map as these mountains are easily missed when bagging

David Baines bagged on May 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] From Patterdale & flanks of Birks. [with] Alone [weather] Bright sunny day. - Excellent climb with great views across Grisedale & back to Ullswater.

Keith Eastman hiked on July 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] c235

David Noble summited on July 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Jack [weather] Sunny & Warm

Michael Vaughn conquered on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] alone [weather] clear

Joanne Mcgawley scaled on May 26th, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] Muggy & windy - 9.4 miles

Les Wrightson walked up on April 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] patterdale c235 [with] tan [weather] good sunny

Lee Maddison climbed on February 23rd, 2014 [with] Walked with my son

Derek Parkin bagged on September 22nd, 2012 [with] lynn parkin

Steve Frank hiked on July 13th, 2008 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Nice

Charlie Housley summited on November 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Birks via the eastern face. [with] Solo. [weather] Superb. Cold & bright with views for miles.

Ann Davis conquered on November 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] arnison & birks [with] just me [weather] omg......the buffeting was full on, gusts, rain, hail & sun! - exHILLarating!

Clive Ward scaled on August 2nd, 2011 [from/via/route] Patterdale, Birks Fell. Return via Grisedale Tarn [with] Anna, Johnny, Hazel [weather] Wet morning, then cleared becoming sunny. Summit was in cloud so did't get views from top

Dave Eyes walked up on August 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] Glenridding, Patterdale, Grisedale Tarn, Fairfield, St Sundays Crag, down to Glenridding [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Rain, windy, no views

Harry Meijer climbed on April 19th, 2013 [from/via/route] Fairfield from Patterdale [with] The Lake District Walker

Doug Martin bagged on May 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Patterdale - Parting Stone - Deepdale Hause [with] Fellwalkers [weather] Rain at start of walk up to lunch by which toime cloud had come down. At start of ascent from Parting Stone cloud started to bereak & by time we reached summit clear skies & sunshine.

Raymond Barnett hiked on March 31st, 2013 [from/via/route] patterdale [with] jake [weather] snow

Brian Laverty summited on October 30th, 2010 [from/via/route] patterdale [with] wendy [weather] rainy

Chris Bramley conquered on March 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Patterdale & deep dale Hause [with] Jaqui, Blake and jan [weather] Cloudy but warm for time of year

Dale Verrall scaled on October 27th, 2010 [from/via/route] Fairfield horseshoe -Walk number C235 [weather] Fine

Iain Taylor walked up on June 5th, 2011 [from/via/route] Glenridding (NY 38992 16932)

Carole Walton climbed on October 29th, 2012 [from/via/route] Patterdale, Arniston Crag, Birks, St Sunday Crag Grisdale Tarn & Seat Sandal [with] Ian [weather] Good at first with heavy rain for last half - Shower

Christine Knowles bagged on September 28th, 2012 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] Graham [weather] Heavy rain & strong winds - Had to come down same way we went up because of weather.

Robert Logan hiked on September 8th, 2012 [from/via/route] Sykeside campsite [with] Judith [weather] Low Cloud, driizzle. Breezy on tops. Clearing later to bright sunshine

Bay Wan summited on September 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Start from Patterdale towards Fairfield & down via Hart Crag [with] Cocoa Pops (the pup) [weather] Warm, sunny & calm :)

Tony Aspden conquered on June 13th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast [with] Andy [weather] Sunny

Stella Nuttall scaled on May 25th, 2012 [from/via/route] patterdale [with] c s and a [weather] dry & sunny - birks, fairfield hart crag & hartsop above how

Christine Shepherd walked up during October, 1998 [from/via/route] Walked from Cow Bridge car park just North of Brother's Water [with] My friend Miriam [weather] Bright, sunny & cold; perfect walking weather. - Miriam & I had a glorious walk & were delighted to see a red squirrel in Deepdale on the way back to the car. The only bad part of the day was finding out that someone had broken into the boot of my car & stolen our trainers (not new or expensive) & our flask of coffee! I had to drive back to Leeds in my socks! I climbed this peak again in June 03 & 25.9.10.

Stephen Littlewood climbed on June 6th, 2008 [from/via/route] from Birks

Darren Mortimer bagged on March 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny

Melanie Dunn, Matthew Thomas, Wendy Sockett, Jim Derby, Adrian Roberts, John Grimes, Jo Dixon, Louise Sandwith, David Shaw, John Walter, Claire Rigg, Edward Wells, Peter O'sullivan, James Munroe, Gordon Lee, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Tracey Cowell, Paul Booth, Louis Smith, Helen Marrs, Mark Smith, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, John Powell, Tracey Cordes, John Buckley, John Cuthbert, Simon Vandersteen, Patrick Buckland, Jeffrey Hall, Stephen Millington, Rob Barklamb, Paul Warren, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith, Sam Mercer, Adam Shewry, Ray O'hara, Libby Burns and Rebecca Hardy have all walked, climbed & bagged St Sunday Crag.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of St Sunday Crag

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (331)

St Sunday Crag from Patterdale

St Sunday Crag from Patterdale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (2)

*The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

*The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Andy Malcolm (14)

St Sunday Crag from Birks

St Sunday Crag from Birks

Photo: Gerry Ball (52)

Grisedale Tarn, St Sunday Crag and the shoulder of Fairfield from Seat Sandal

Grisedale Tarn, St Sunday Crag and the shoulder of Fairfield from Seat Sandal

Photo: Andy Malcolm (6)

Looking back east along Striding Edge toward St Sunday Crag

Looking back east along Striding Edge toward St Sunday Crag

Photo: Stella Whittaker (14)

St Sunday Crag summit cairn

St Sunday Crag summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (53)

Storms brewing over St Sunday Crag (far left), Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Storms brewing over St Sunday Crag (far left), Fairfield (left) and Dollywaggon Pike (right) and Grisedale from Brownend Plantation

Photo: Edward Felstead (19)

Dollywaggon Pike (right) with The Langdale Pikes (mid distance) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) and
Scafell Pike (far distance) from St Sunday Crag

Dollywaggon Pike (right) with The Langdale Pikes (mid distance) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) and Scafell Pike (far distance) from St Sunday Crag

Photo: Rob Barklamb (2)

Me on the left, looking towards Ullswater & St Sunday Crag (right) from a very snowy Seat Sandal

Me on the left, looking towards Ullswater & St Sunday Crag (right) from a very snowy Seat Sandal

Photo: Rob Barklamb (57)

St Sunday Crag from Nethermost Pike

St Sunday Crag from Nethermost Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (4)

Snow on St Sunday Crag as the mist clears

Snow on St Sunday Crag as the mist clears

Photo: Gerry Ball (53)

St Sunday Crag (left), Fairfield (right) and Grisedale Hause from Seat Sandal

St Sunday Crag (left), Fairfield (right) and Grisedale Hause from Seat Sandal

Photo: David Hayter (312)

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag  (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

Photo: Alan Wainwright (211)

Place Fell, Grisedale and the lower slopes of St Sunday Crag (right) from below Hole-in-the-Wall

Place Fell, Grisedale and the lower slopes of St Sunday Crag (right) from below Hole-in-the-Wall

Photo: Edward Felstead (16)

Grisedale with St Sunday Crag (right) from the outflow of Grisedale Tarn

Grisedale with St Sunday Crag (right) from the outflow of Grisedale Tarn

Photo: Ian Gaylard (10)

Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Grisedale Beck with St Sunday Crag beyond

Photo: Alan Wainwright (7)

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

St Sunday Crag shrouded in cloud from Dollywaggon Pike

Photo: Dean Richardson (16)

St Sunday Crag Summit

St Sunday Crag Summit

Photo: David Hayter (400)

Ullswater from St Sunday Crag

Ullswater from St Sunday Crag

Photo: Alan Wainwright (54)


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