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Tarn Crag (Sleddale)
664m (2179ft)

The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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132nd highest in England,
225th in England & Wales

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177th highest in England,
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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Tarn Crag (Sleddale) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Tarn Crag (Sleddale)

Claire Kirk walked up Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on January 27th, 2023 [from/via/route] Stockdale [with] Alone [weather] Cold but clear day

Angeline Grieveson climbed Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on November 20th, 2022 [with] Dotty

Richard Fulcher bagged Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on August 29th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Sadgill after negotiating the 5 mile single track road down Longsleddale. The path starts just behind the parking area & we followed it up through a few smaller crags to Grey Crag. We decided to walk across to Harrop Pike & then traversed back across the lower boggy ground & up to Tarn Crag. The descent was easy (NNW) to Brownhowe Bottom & we then followed the Gatescarth Pass track back down to the car, passing some delightful waterfalls along the way. [with] Jen [weather] Overcast grey skies with a light breeze from the East. - Fairly straightforward walk, but tricky to drive to! A good one for August Bank Holiday Monday .. not many people about.

Sarah Moore hiked Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on August 6th, 2022 [from/via/route] c204 [with] On my own [weather] Great day for it - cool & windy but views for miles

Richard Marchant summited Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on April 17th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Sadgill walked down the road to Stockdale Bridge & followed a path Ne up to Great Howe & Brock Crag. from here I proceeded up to Grey Crag then on to Harrop Pike before turning Westward & on to Tarn Crag. From here I walked across to Banstree then down & up on to Harter Fell. Ridged walked around to Kentmere Pike down to Shipman Knott & eventually back to the car. [with] On my own [weather] Dry Day with Hazy views early doors but did become sunny & clear in the afternoon

Geoff Hand conquered Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on September 21st, 2021 [from/via/route] c204 Longsleddale Horizon from Stockdale [with] Alone [weather] Generally Dry & warm with a bit of mist Kentmere Pike - Haweswater was quite low. Very quiet.

Simon Boddy scaled Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on July 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] Sadgill [with] My girlfriend [weather] Sunny & clear

Jeremy Torrance walked up Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on August 24th, 2019 [with] solo [weather] Sunny - glorious

Claire Murray climbed Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on June 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked at Sadgill. Walked around Shipman Knott, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell sat at Adam Seat then on to Branstree, Tarn Crag & Grey Crag. [with] Vitor [weather] Lovely day, very sunny. Vitor got burnt! My hands got burnt - A fantastic 7hr walk. The first half was a lovely stony clear path. After Haweswater the path disappeared & we had to venture across a bog.

Christina Lander bagged Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on June 2nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Swindale Head - Selside Pike - Branstree - Tarn Crag - Grey Crag - Swindale Head [with] Dick [weather] A beautiful sunny day - During our holiday staying at Station House, Troutbeck, Penrith

Nick Dobson hiked Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on May 19th, 2021 [from/via/route] Sadgill in Longsleddale completing Grey Crag before proceeding on to Tarn Crag [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Once again another sunny day with high visibility all round. - Our second Wainwright walk this year completing number 173 & 174 out of the 214. (40 more to go)

Richard Marshall summited Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on April 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] Kentmere Horeshoe [with] Dave Jones Elsie and Roxy [weather] Warm Sunny

David Butterfield conquered Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on October 4th, 2020 [from/via/route] Mardale Head

Iain Jones scaled Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on September 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] The Crookdale Round (Trail Run).

Christine Shepherd walked up Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on March 15th, 2009 [from/via/route] The Longsleddale Horizon from Stockdale using walk c204 [with] On my own [weather] Dry but overcast - Quite a boggy walk but cheered considerably by watching a herd of deer running across the moor in front of me. Climbed again by the same route, 16.7.20

Adrian Howard climbed Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on June 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Sadgill Bridge

Andrew Johnson bagged Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on December 4th, 2019 [from/via/route] Mardale Head [with] Ted [weather] Blue skies & cold

Phillip Bulley hiked Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on June 10th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Mardale Head via the Gatescarth pass. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny & warm.

Kevin Foster summited Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on April 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Swindale Lane. [with] Henry. [weather] Sunny with very little breeze making it quite hot for walking. - There is a lot of height to give up & regain between Branstree & Tarn Crag so be warned. But the top itself & the views from it are certainly well worth the effort to climb it even on a hot sunny spring day. Whilst I had my second sandwich break, Henry cooled himself off in the tiny tarn by the ordnance survey tower & came out covered in wet muddy peat afterwards. The couple I met on my way to Grey Crag were very amused when they saw him coming towards them. I told them that he was having a spa treatment day!

Elaine Evans conquered Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on February 22nd, 2019 [from/via/route] From car park at Mardale Head to Grey Crag & return via Tarn Crag before descending to retrace steps back to car. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Very good weather for walking, dry & clear, windy at times. - Very boggy in places but lovely views.

John Bryers has scaled Tarn Crag (Sleddale) [from/via/route] Car to Swindale head & took Old Corpse road. Selside Pike, Branstree, Tarn Crag & Grey Crag. Nipping across to Harrop pike & down Little Mosedale beck back to car. 11.2 miles recorded. Detour via Swindale Force waterfalls - Best waterfalls in the Lake District! [with] With Mya my faithful Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Weather cloudy with occasional showers with some strong cool winds for August! - Lunch at Brunt Tongue wood in Little Mardale valley.

Paul Macey walked up Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on July 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Brothers Water using walks c251 & x204

Craig Steeland climbed Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on June 4th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Sadgill car park [with] Sue [weather] Warm, grey & misty on the summits.

Stella Nuttall bagged Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on April 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Sadgill. [with] Stella Christine Ann Sally and Kath [weather] Dry day, windy on top with a little sun - Breakfast at Wilfs in Staveley. Did grey Crag & Tarn Crag together.

Caroline Winter hiked Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on April 12th, 2018 [from/via/route] Longsleddale track, Tarn Crag, Grey Crag, Sadgill [with] Becky [weather] Fog, Visibility 40 M, NE wind, gusty. Bright day in valleys - I just knew this was going to be tricky!! Fence as a handrail & pacing on a bearing- no views. Easy to find worn track on return from Grey Crag. Beautiful, scenic valley

Simon Myerscough summited Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on February 8th, 2009 [from/via/route] C204 [weather] snow on tops, icy

Tracey Cowell conquered Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on April 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Sadgill/ Grey Crag/ Harrop Pike/ Tarn Crag [with] Andy, Billy, Anita and Teddy [weather] Sunny & Cloudy & cold on summits

John Tippins scaled Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on March 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started at Stockdale Bridge, go4awalk c204, via Kentmere Pike. [with] Solo [weather] Bright, sunny day, high cloud & good visibility. The sun felt quite warm when it wasn't behind a cloud. Still quite a few patches of snow around & a bit nippy standing still. Great day for walking.

Anthony Scott walked up Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on September 19th, 2017 [from/via/route] Stockdale Bridge [with] me [weather] very misty & cold - hard to navigate at times in mist. walk 204

Darren Wilson climbed Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on July 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Sadgill, Grey Crag Tarn Crag Branstree Artlecrag Pike Selside Pike [weather] Sunny to start but the weather came in

Mark Davidson bagged Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on May 18th, 2017 [with] Alone [weather] Sunny with fluffy clouds but a chill wind

Chris Sheard hiked Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on November 15th, 2003 [from/via/route] Across from Branstree - from grey crag 21 Mar 2008 [with] George & Baz [weather] Bad day wet cool wind - cold wild day

Wayne Baxter summited Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on April 8th, 2017 [from/via/route] Sadgill, Brownhowe Bottom, followed fence to Tarn Crag, back to fence to Grey Crag, Again followed fence to Stockdale bridge & along road to Sadgill. [with] Sue [weather] Sunny day

Leon Harvey conquered Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on August 6th, 2016 [with] Solo

John Walter scaled Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on November 2nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Swindale Head [with] Tricia, Sandra & Jennifer [weather] Sunny

Colin Egan walked up Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on August 15th, 2016 [from/via/route] Continuation from Grey Crag along the ridge [with] My wife Faith [weather] Fine & sunny, enough wind to keep us a bit cooler on the flat - Boggy on the lower ground between Tarn & Grey Crags!!! We had to put on our gaiters just avoid soaking our trousers completely at the ankle. Otherwise a pleasant enough amble across the higher ground.

Doug Martin climbed Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on June 22nd, 2016 [with] Fellwalkers [weather] Dry skies but wet boots

Charlie Housley bagged Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on May 9th, 2016 [from/via/route] A slight modification of Stuart Marshall's Swindle Round in which this was the first Summit, followed by Grey Crag, Selside Pike & then Branstree. The starting point was the car park at the head of Haweswater & along Gatescarth Pass. [with] Candy the dog. [weather] 26ºC, no cloud but a fresh breeze.

Keith Evans hiked Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on April 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] Stockdale Bridge [with] alone [weather] Misty on top clearing pm

Victoria Bates summited Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on February 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Sadgill. Alternative Kentmere horseshoe [with] Mark [weather] Windy, cold, very poor visibility - Couldn't find it for ages

Steve Defreitas conquered Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on February 15th, 2016 [from/via/route] Sadgill [with] Alfie [weather] Sunny, Cold Wind, Snow on Top

Michael Nolan has scaled Tarn Crag (Sleddale) [from/via/route] stockdalel bridge

Tony Rogerson walked up Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on July 7th, 2013 [from/via/route] Sadgill Grey Crag & Tarn Crag [weather] High cloud with long sunny spells

John Almond climbed Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on August 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] go4awalk.com c204 - Solo walk from Sadgill, Longsleddale - Grey Crag - Tarn Crag - Branstree - Harter Fell - Kentmere Pike - Shipman Knotts [weather] Cloudy, sunny spells, windy on tops, improving throughout the day - Started with direct route up Great Howe from Sadgill, rather than the easier but longer route via Stockdale

Kevin Parnham bagged Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on July 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] Stockdale [with] Jo [weather] Grey & rainy

Harry Meijer hiked Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on July 6th, 2015 [from/via/route] Above Mardale & Longsleddale [with] The Lake District Walker

David Noble summited Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on March 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Stockdale [with] Jack [weather] Cloudy & windy with no views - Cloudy & windy with no views

Christine Knowles conquered Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on September 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] Kentmere, to Sadgill, then Branstree & Selside Pike & over to Tarn Crag [with] Graham [weather] beautiful

Jon Mapp scaled Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on August 31st, 2014 [from/via/route] From Sleddale valley with Grey Crag, Kentmere Pike & Shipman Knotts [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin, with Nellie [weather] Glorious day, perfect walking weather - A couple of routing issues & very boggy underfoot

Keith Eastman walked up Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on July 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] c204

Simon Neilson-Clark climbed Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on June 1st, 2014 [from/via/route] Sad gill circuit [with] Mrs H [weather] Sunny with clouds - Sad gill circuit North

Clive Ward bagged Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on May 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Stockdale, Longsleddale [with] Anna, Joe, Hazel [weather] Beautiful - Se Branstree

Ann Davis hiked Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on August 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] stockdale [weather] grim!! lol

Dave Eyes summited Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on July 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] Shap - on way to Staveley [with] Southport Fellwalkers - stuarts walk [weather] beautiful day - blue sky & clear

Rob Barklamb has conquered Tarn Crag (Sleddale) [weather] Dank - Horrible!

Darren Mortimer scaled Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on March 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Stockdale Bridge [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Cold with deep snow on the summits

Iain Taylor walked up Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on April 17th, 2011 [from/via/route] Nr Haweswater (NY 52179 14195)

Stephen Littlewood climbed Tarn Crag (Sleddale) on June 8th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Stockdale

Jenny Godfrey, Melanie Dunn, Jim Derby, Dale Sexton, Matthew Thomas, Jane Wilkinson, Daniel Wynn, David Watson, Louis Smith, Jo Dixon, David Shaw, Louise Sandwith, Raymond Barnett, Linda Mckeogh, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Paul Booth, Gordon Lee, Paul Henderson, Trevor Williams, Jacqui Smith, John Cuthbert, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, Stephen Millington, Andy Nicholls, Chris Bramley, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara and Libby Burns have all walked, climbed & bagged Tarn Crag (Sleddale).

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