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, 92nd 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). 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 highest in England, 131st highest in England & Wales). Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) is also classified as an English Marilyn (19th highest in England, 461st highest in the UK).

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, 115th 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 Froswick at 720m (2363ft). Froswick is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (86th highest in England, 149th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 77) and an English Nuttall (108th highest in England, 184th highest in England & Wales) ; Yoke at 706m (2317ft). Yoke is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (100th highest in England, 167th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 85) and an English Nuttall (125th highest in England, 209th highest in England & Wales) ; Troutbeck Tongue at 364m (1195ft). Troutbeck Tongue is classified as a Wainwright (No. 207) .

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 . . .

Ill Bell from Yoke summit

Ill Bell from Yoke summit

Photo: Ivor Bennett (6)

The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

The famous pub sign at The Mortal Man, Troutbeck

Photo: Wayne Hill (86)

Katie says a prayer to the weather Gods on Ill Bell

Katie says a prayer to the weather Gods on Ill Bell

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (6)

Ill Bell from Froswick

Ill Bell from Froswick

Photo: Ivor Bennett (9)

Troutbeck from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Troutbeck from Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor)

Photo: Ivor Bennett (17)

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)

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)

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)

Trout Beck

Trout Beck

Photo: David Hayter (350)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

South from Troutbeck Tongue

South from Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Don Gorman (4)

Yoke from Garburn Pass

Yoke from Garburn Pass

Photo: David Mulvey (6)

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)

Froswick Summit

Froswick Summit

Photo: William Ringwood (34)

North from Garburn Pass

North from Garburn Pass

Photo: Ian Goulden (2)

Troutbeck Church

Troutbeck Church

Photo: Ian Goulden (1)

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)

On Ill Bell Summit

On Ill Bell Summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (483)

Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Froswick and Thornthwaite Crag seen from Ill Bell

Photo: Ivor Bennett (8)

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)

Ill Bell (front) and Yoke from Froswick

Ill Bell (front) and Yoke from Froswick

Photo: Matt Delemare (5)

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)

Hagg Gill Bridge from Troutbeck Tongue

Hagg Gill Bridge from Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: David Hayter (354)

On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Neil Milling (14)

Froswick (front), Thornthwaite Crag and High Street from Ill Bell

Froswick (front), Thornthwaite Crag and High Street from Ill Bell

Photo: Matt Delemare (3)

Looking South from the summit of Ill Bell across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Looking South from the summit of Ill Bell across cloud trapped by a temperature inversion

Photo: Paul Johnson (14)

Troutbeck Village

Troutbeck Village

Photo: David Hayter (293)

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Hayeswater from the col between Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

Photo: Matt Delemare (6)

On the summit of Yoke

On the summit of Yoke

Photo: Christine Shepherd (458)

Kentmere Reservoir from Yoke

Kentmere Reservoir from Yoke

Photo: Matt Delemare (1)

Lake Windermere from the summit of Ill Bell

Lake Windermere from the summit of Ill Bell

Photo: Rob Barklamb (37)

Ill Bell from Troutbeck Park

Ill Bell from Troutbeck Park

Photo: Don Gorman (3)

Longsleddale from Yoke

Longsleddale from Yoke

Photo: Matt Delemare (2)

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 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)

Trout Beck Falls

Trout Beck Falls

Photo: David Hayter (349)

Froswick (foreground - centre right)) with Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), the Threshthwaite Mouth saddle and Thornthwaite Crag (centre back) from the summit of Yoke

Froswick (foreground - centre right)) with Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) (left), the Threshthwaite Mouth saddle and Thornthwaite Crag (centre back) from the summit of Yoke

Photo: Neil Milling (16)

Thornthwaite Crag and Yoke from Hagg Gill

Thornthwaite Crag and Yoke from Hagg Gill

Photo: Don Gorman (6)

Yoke from Troutbeck Tongue

Yoke from Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Don Gorman (5)

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

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

Photo: Matt Delemare (4)

High Street from Thornthwaite Crag

High Street from Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: William Ringwood (62)

Moss covered wall in Robin Lane nr Troutbeck

Moss covered wall in Robin Lane nr Troutbeck

Photo: Wayne Hill (85)

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)

Near Troutbeck

Near Troutbeck

Photo: Ian Mansell (8)

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)

Thornthwaite Crag from below Froswick

Thornthwaite Crag from below Froswick

Photo: William Ringwood (36)

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)

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Froswick and Ill Bell from the path to Thornthwaite Crag

Photo: Ivor Bennett (10)

360 degree panorama taken from the top of Troutbeck Tongue

360 degree panorama taken from the top of Troutbeck Tongue

Photo: Chris Brankin (26)

Ill Bell Summit

Ill Bell Summit

Photo: David Mulvey (5)

A Brocken Spectre (almost) with Red Screes beyond from the lower slopes of Yoke

A Brocken Spectre (almost) with Red Screes beyond from the lower slopes of Yoke

Photo: Paul Johnson (11)

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)

Trout Beck Falls

Trout Beck Falls

Photo: David Hayter (347)

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)

Windermere from Yoke

Windermere from Yoke

Photo: William Ringwood (32)

Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Nan Bield Pass from Froswick

Photo: William Ringwood (35)

Troutbeck Tongue summit cairn

Troutbeck Tongue summit cairn

Photo: David Hayter (352)

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)

Slate Bridge over Trout Beck

Slate Bridge over Trout Beck

Photo: David Hayter (348)

Ill Bell from Yoke

Ill Bell from Yoke

Photo: William Ringwood (33)

Looking South towards Troutbeck and Windermere from Troutbeck Tongue summit

Looking South towards Troutbeck and Windermere from Troutbeck Tongue summit

Photo: David Hayter (353)


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