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Thornthwaite Crag
784m (2573ft)

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


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English Mountain
52nd highest in England,
91st in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 44)

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62nd highest in England,
111th in England & Wales

Walk Thornthwaite Crag walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Thornthwaite Crag Summit

Photo: Paul Johnson

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

Geoff Hand walked up on October 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] c231 Stony Cove Pike & Gray Crag From Hartsop [with] Alone [weather] Generally Dry, Misty on the Crag - Cold & misty at the Crag. Took a photo for two fellas

Paul Ward climbed on April 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Started from Staveley [with] Jamie

Christine Shepherd bagged on January 28th, 2007 [from/via/route] I climbed this from Hartsop using walk c128. [with] On my own [weather] Very cold & exceptionally windy - Climbed this again with Rebecca on 12.4.07 using walk c272 & on a cold bright day on 20.2.09 with my friend Jenny using walk c231 Climbed again with a group from Head 4 the Hills on 5.06.21

Jeremy Torrance hiked on September 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Duncan and Johann

John Bryers summited on April 29th, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked at Kentmere Church. Walked up Garburn pass to highest point, turning right on to Yoke. Following ridge path to top of Ill Bell. Continued steeply down ridge & up again to top of Froswick. Onwards along good path to Thornthwaite Crag. [with] With Freya Gray, Jazz and Mya. [weather] Forcast predicted 3 degrees on top. It was a lot colder than that with cutting icy winds on ridge, hail on High Street & Nan Biled Pass into Kentmere. When sun was out you could feel the warmth in it. Sunny & warm with a cool breeze on ridges

Ian Mackenzie conquered on April 17th, 2021 [from/via/route] Kentmere Horseshoe walk, parked at the church at 6am, most of the walk in glorious sunshine. [with] Me, myself and I [weather] Sunny - Not really fit enough but when in Rome....

Claire Murray scaled on April 11th, 2021 [from/via/route] Hartsop Dodd, Stony Cove Pike, Thornthwaite Crag & Gray Crag [with] Vitor and Rita [weather] Lovely with a little snow - Lovely walk, was nice & dry, lovely views & spot for lunch. Free little car park at the end of the lane

Phil Higgins walked up on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Early morning run from Patterdale, Angle Tarn, High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Stoneycove Pike to Kirkstone. [with] Running with Steve Brown [weather] Dry, bright sunshine. Started with a temperature inversion. Brilliant blue skies above the cloud. - Running. 15.53km. 2:17:38 moving time. Finished by 11.30am.

Andrew Douthwaite climbed on August 31st, 2020 [from/via/route] c231 [weather] Sunny spells - Good views, quite steep ups & downs

Tony Kenny bagged on August 22nd, 2011 [from/via/route] From High Street [with] Kitty

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Thornthwaite Crag

Thornthwaite Crag and Yoke from Hagg Gill

Thornthwaite Crag and Yoke from Hagg Gill

Photo: Don Gorman (6)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Art Howe (1)

High Street from Thornthwaite Crag

High Street from Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: William Ringwood (62)

Troutbeck Tongue, Thornthwaite Crag, Yoke and Ill Bell from Lowther Brow

Troutbeck Tongue, Thornthwaite Crag, Yoke and Ill Bell from Lowther Brow

Photo: Don Gorman (7)

Kentmere with Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag above from Hollow Moor

Kentmere with Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag above from Hollow Moor

Photo: Andy Malcolm (177)

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), Thresthwaite Mouth and Thornthwaite Crag (right) from the Northern end of Troutbeck Tongue

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), Thresthwaite Mouth and Thornthwaite Crag (right) from the Northern end of Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: David Hayter (351)

Trout Beck, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick and Ill Bell from Troutbeck Park

Trout Beck, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick and Ill Bell from Troutbeck Park

Photo: Don Gorman (1)

The Kentmere Horseshoe (Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts) from Hollow Moor

The Kentmere Horseshoe (Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts) from Hollow Moor

Photo: Andy Malcolm (183)

Thornthwaite Crag & High Street from below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Thornthwaite Crag & High Street from below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: William Ringwood (61)

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (72)

Cloud trapped by a temperature inversion clawing at the eastern slopes of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick as seen from Thornthwaite Crag

Cloud trapped by a temperature inversion clawing at the eastern slopes of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick as seen from Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: Paul Johnson (16)

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke (right) from Garburn Road near Troutbeck Park

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke (right) from Garburn Road near Troutbeck Park

Photo: Philip Butler (1)

Troutbeck Tongue from Garburn Road with Stony Cove Pike and Thornthwaite Crag beyond covered in cloud

Troutbeck Tongue from Garburn Road with Stony Cove Pike and Thornthwaite Crag beyond covered in cloud

Photo: Keith Evans (1)

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: Ivor Bennett (10)

Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag from Hollow Moor

Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag from Hollow Moor

Photo: Andy Malcolm (184)

Looking north to Baystones with Thornthwaite Crag (left) and Ill Bell (centre) beyond from Wansfell Pike as the sun catches a passing shower

Looking north to Baystones with Thornthwaite Crag (left) and Ill Bell (centre) beyond from Wansfell Pike as the sun catches a passing shower

Photo: Andy Malcolm (74)

Thornthwaite Crag from below Froswick

Thornthwaite Crag from below Froswick

Photo: William Ringwood (36)

Thornthwaite Crag (left), Hartsop Dodd and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (centre), Red Screes (right) and the shoulder of Hartsop above How (foreground) from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Thornthwaite Crag (left), Hartsop Dodd and Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (centre), Red Screes (right) and the shoulder of Hartsop above How (foreground) from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (6)

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Photo: Matt Delemare (6)

Troutbeck Tongue, Thornthwaite Crag, Yoke and Ill Bell from Hagg Bridge

Troutbeck Tongue, Thornthwaite Crag, Yoke and Ill Bell from Hagg Bridge

Photo: Ian Goulden (4)


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