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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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, 91st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 44). Thornthwaite Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (62nd highest in England, 111th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) at 763m (2504ft). 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 highest in England, 132nd highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (19th highest in England, 465th highest in the UK). In Alfred Wainwright's 'Book Two - The Far Eastern Fells' the chapter for Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is entitled simply 'Caudale Moor'.

You will also reach the summit of Ill Bell at 757m (2484ft). Ill Bell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (66th highest in England, 114th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 60). Ill Bell is also known as an English Nuttall (80th highest in England, 138th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

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 . . .

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - 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)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Windermere from Yoke

Windermere from Yoke

Photo: William Ringwood (32)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Christine Shepherd (458)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - 360 degree panorama taken from the top of Troutbeck Tongue

360 degree panorama taken from the top of Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Chris Brankin (26)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Froswick (right) and Red Screes (back) from Ill Bell

Froswick (right) and Red Screes (back) from Ill Bell

Photo: Matt Delemare (4)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Neil Milling (14)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Slate Bridge over Trout Beck

Slate Bridge over Trout Beck

Photo: David Hayter (348)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Troutbeck from the path beside Hagg Gill on the East side of Troutbeck Tongue

Troutbeck from the path beside Hagg Gill on the East side of Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Alison Rotherham (1)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Thornthwaite Crag and Yoke from Hagg Gill

Thornthwaite Crag and Yoke from Hagg Gill

Photo: Don Gorman (6)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - South from Troutbeck Tongue

South from Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Don Gorman (4)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - 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)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Troutbeck Tongue with Wansfell Pike (Baystones) beyond from Ill Bell

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

Photo: Paul Johnson (12)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Sca Fell, Scafell Pike and the dome of Great Gable in the distance beyond Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) with The Langdale Pikes in the mid distance from Yoke

Sca Fell, Scafell Pike and the dome of Great Gable in the distance beyond Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell (Bowfell) with The Langdale Pikes in the mid distance from Yoke

Photo: Rob Barklamb (36)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Ill Bell from Yoke summit

Ill Bell from Yoke summit

Photo: Ivor Bennett (6)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: Ivor Bennett (16)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - View from Threshthwaite Crag below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) with the sun just breaking from behind Thorthwaite Crag

View from Threshthwaite Crag below Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) with the sun just breaking from behind Thorthwaite Crag

Photo: Paul Johnson (19)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Mardale Ill Bell (left) Nan Bield Pass and Harter Fell (Mardale)(right) with Kentmere Reservoir below from the summit of Yoke

Mardale Ill Bell (left) Nan Bield Pass and Harter Fell (Mardale)(right) with Kentmere Reservoir below from the summit of Yoke

Photo: Neil Milling (15)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Troutbeck Tongue summit cairn

Troutbeck Tongue summit cairn

Photo: David Hayter (352)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Troutbeck Village

Troutbeck Village

Photo: David Hayter (293)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Lake Windermere from the summit of Ill Bell

Lake Windermere from the summit of Ill Bell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (37)


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