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 . . .

Loughrigg Tarn from the lower slopes of Loughrigg Fell

Loughrigg Tarn from the lower slopes of Loughrigg Fell

Photo: Ian Mansell (9)

Blea Tarn from High Street

Blea Tarn from High Street

Photo: Matt Delemare (7)

Robinson summit shelter

Robinson summit shelter

Photo: Chris Brankin (27)

Troutbeck Church

Troutbeck Church

Photo: Ian Goulden (1)

Trout Beck

Trout Beck

Photo: David Hayter (350)

360 degree panorama taken from the top of Troutbeck Tongue

360 degree panorama taken from the top of Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Chris Brankin (26)

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)

North from Garburn Pass

North from Garburn Pass

Photo: Ian Goulden (2)

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick seen from the path to Harter Fell

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick seen from the path to Harter Fell

Photo: Ivor Bennett (7)


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