Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck

Superb ridge walk - unmissable


Route outline for walk c153:

- Troutbeck Bridge  -   Garburn Pass  -   Yoke  -   Ill Bell  -   Froswick  -   Thornthwaite Crag  -   Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)  -   Doup Crag  -   Trout Beck  -   Troutbeck Tongue  -   Hagg Gill  -   Lowther Brow  -   Long Green Head  -   Limefitt Campsite  -   Troutbeck  -   Troutbeck Bridge.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Thornthwaite Crag at 784m (2573ft). Thornthwaite Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (52nd highest in England, 92nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 44). Thornthwaite Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (62nd in England, 111th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), 763m (2504ft). In Alfred Wainwright's 'Book Two - The Far Eastern Fells' the chapter for Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is entitled simply 'Caudale Moor'. Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (63rd highest in England, 108th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 55). Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is also known as an English Nuttall (77th in England, 131st in England & Wales). Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is classified as a Marilyn (19th highest in England, 461st highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Ill Bell, 757m (2484ft). Ill Bell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (66th highest in England, 115th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 60). Ill Bell is also known as an English Nuttall (80th in England, 138th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Froswick, 720m (2363ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (86th Eng, 149th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 77) and an English Nuttall (108th Eng, 184th Eng & Wal); Yoke 706m (2317ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (100th Eng, 167th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 85) and an English Nuttall (125th Eng, 209th Eng & Wal) and Troutbeck Tongue 364m (1195ft) - a Wainwright (No. 207).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL5 & OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck

In no particular order . . .

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

Photo: David Hayter (294)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Photo: William Ringwood (35)

Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Ill Bell across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Ill Bell across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Photo: Paul Johnson (13)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (87)

North from Garburn Pass

North from Garburn Pass

Photo: Ian Goulden (2)

Longsleddale from Yoke

Longsleddale from Yoke

Photo: Matt Delemare (2)

Knott & Rest Dodd from the Straits of Riggindale

Knott & Rest Dodd from the Straits of Riggindale

Photo: William Ringwood (63)

Troutbeck Tongue with Wansfell Pike (Baystones) beyond from Ill Bell

Troutbeck Tongue with Wansfell Pike (Baystones) beyond from Ill Bell

Photo: Paul Johnson (12)

Troutbeck Church

Troutbeck Church

Photo: Ian Goulden (1)


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