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




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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, 109th 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, 133rd 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:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck

In no particular order . . .

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Ill Bell (front) and Yoke from Froswick

Ill Bell (front) and Yoke from Froswick

Photo: Matt Delemare (5)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - 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)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Troutbeck Village

Troutbeck Village

Photo: David Hayter (293)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Looking North towards Skiddaw and Blencathra from the summit of Thornthwaite Crag across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

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

Photo: Paul Johnson (15)

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 - On Ill Bell Summit

On Ill Bell Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (483)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Photo: William Ringwood (35)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - On the lower slopes of the Garburn Pass near Kentmere

On the lower slopes of the Garburn Pass near Kentmere

Photo: Dave Wainwright (31)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Threshthwaite Mouth and Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck Park

Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Threshthwaite Mouth and Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck Park

Photo: Don Gorman (2)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Hagg Gill Bridge from Troutbeck Tongue

Hagg Gill Bridge from Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: David Hayter (354)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Kentmere Reservoir from Yoke

Kentmere Reservoir from Yoke

Photo: Matt Delemare (1)

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 - 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 - Slate Bridge over Trout Beck

Slate Bridge over Trout Beck

Photo: David Hayter (348)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

Photo: Wayne Hill (86)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - North from Garburn Pass

North from Garburn Pass

Photo: Ian Goulden (2)

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 - 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)

Walk c153 Thornthwaite Crag from Troutbeck - Yoke from Garburn Pass

Yoke from Garburn Pass

Photo: David Mulvey (6)


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