Walk c322 The Crookdale Round

Boggy - but you might see more deer than people


Route outline for walk c322:

- Demings Moss  -   Shap  -   Whatshaw Common  -   Little Yarlside  -   Great Yarlside  -   Harrop Pike  -   Grey Crag (Sleddale)  -   Lord's Seat (Crookdale)  -   Robin Hood (Crookdale)  -   High House Bank  -   Demings Moss  -   Shap.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
6
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Grey Crag (Sleddale) at 638m (2094ft). Grey Crag (Sleddale) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (153rd highest in England, 262nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 118). Grey Crag (Sleddale) is also known as an English Nuttall (205th in England, 354th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Harrop Pike, 637m (2091ft). Harrop Pike is also known as an English Nuttall (208th in England, 358th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Great Yarlside, 585m (1920ft). Great Yarlside is also known as a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 3)

Along the way you will also bag Lord's Seat (Crookdale), 524m (1720ft) - an English Dewey (129th in Eng, 292nd Eng & Wal); Little Yarlside 516m (1694ft) - a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 18); High House Bank 495m (1625ft) - a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 26); Robin Hood (Crookdale) 493m (1618ft) - a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 29) and Whatshaw Common 485m (1592ft) - a Wainwright Outlying Fell (No. 32).


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 Map OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c322 The Crookdale Round

In no particular order . . .

The tall cairn on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

The tall cairn on the summit of Dale Head (Newlands)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (478)

Cairn on Wasdale Pike

Cairn on Wasdale Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (286)

Drumaldrace (Wether Fell) and Sleddale from Dodd Fell Hill

Drumaldrace (Wether Fell) and Sleddale from Dodd Fell Hill

Photo: Christine Shepherd (179)

Robin Hood (Crookdale) summit cairn

Robin Hood (Crookdale) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (280)

Grey Crag (Sleddale) summit cairn

Grey Crag (Sleddale) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (477)

Flowering Heather on Edmundbyers Common

Flowering Heather on Edmundbyers Common

Photo: Mike Knipe (37)

Kensgriff from Yarlside

Kensgriff from Yarlside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (223)

Whatshaw Common summit

Whatshaw Common summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (288)

Grey Crag (Sleddale) summit winding tower

Grey Crag (Sleddale) summit winding tower

Photo: Paul Gibson (7)

Lord's Seat (Crookdale) summit cairn

Lord's Seat (Crookdale) summit cairn

Photo: Paul Gibson (9)


. . . load all 37 walk photos from Walk c322 The Crookdale Round


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