Great Crag (Stonethwaite)

Area:Lake District - Central Fells
Classification:Wainwright and Birkett
(also Fellranger, Synge, and Tump)
Maps:OL4(S) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY270146         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:cairn - photos
Notes:this is S top (Wainwright summit); top (two cairns) 80m N (Birkett) at NY 26998 14765 is 50cm lower
Daylight:dawn 03:59, sunrise 04:50, sunset 21:28, dusk 22:19

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Great Crag
Great Crag

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: @woody, adgl, AGJ64, ahampson, Alan0409, andrew_poyner, Andy67, annemu9, asheejay, atessa, bally6872, Basil, beth, Bilberry, bryanatk, CarlandHay, CarlisleReiver, CARLOS, Carolwildbird, chloealina, chrisandbex, chrisfry35 (x5), CodyJ, Cowles, daleheadged, darrendixon, Darrenh, Dave Martin, davew, Daz Graham, Drhelenward, DukeNukem, DuncanG22, duncbarnes, Econ, elainewoodhouse, elbog_20, Felltopper, Fellwalker, fizzerfox (twice), Floydian1, frothyraptor, gallowshill (twice), GaryR, gbh, gdh200, Gillian7660, Ginty (twice), Glenosborne, Hannahfw, Harter hod carrier (twice), hhampson, iggsypoo, Ivesylew, James48 (twice), JamieL, JazMeg26, jegger, JennyPeachey, Jesspeace, jezsheona,, Jojo777, JTM, Karen.m.burns, keenwalker, Lakeviewlad, Lambo330, lludwinski, Luly, Mandy1836, mariablky, MarjWatson,, Mikew92, Msteph73, navdave, neil_h, On The Rivet, Ozric, pah800, Paperballpark, peterb (twice), Peterfishwick, racheljanemchugh, Richiemaryport, rjlawless, rockhopper, RuslandRambler, Samrust, sgrice56, shane1974, SheepFarmer,, Shortnick, skiddawlittleboy, spookyfish, springfishblue, SteelFellLover, Steve1607, Steve18566, steve71, StevetheRover, Stewart Sanderson, Strangerclur, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba, ThinArthur, ThrowerBell, tombakes92, TonyRogerson, Trott, vinmac, Wendy,, and wolfgangb.

In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:

If you need accommodation we have details of 13 properties offering rooms near Great Crag (Stonethwaite). Here are some examples:

NC Non-Classified
£422-1367 per week
4.3km (2.7 miles) away, sleeps 8
5 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£1377-7428 per week
2.4km (1.5 miles) away, sleeps 8
4 Sykes Cottages Assessed Cottage
£470-3082 per week
1.3km (0.8 miles) away, sleeps 7

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