If it keeps on snowing I may get to use my ice axe again. font-size: .85em; © 2021 The Boys' Brigade Mountaineering Club | Summit Theme from osDesk based on FCT. Notes: This splendid view is on the path from Lingcove Bridge to Great Moss. Having reached the highest point of this Wainwright walk, Thornthwaite Crag is the neck Wainwright to tick off, before crossing the old Roman road to Froswick, Ill Bell and then Yoke, before the path winds down to the starting point again. Marcelle Allman walked up on August 2nd, 2020 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [weather] Weat overcast. But its prominence of 57 m, does qualify it as a Hewitt and hence, it is now counted as a 3,000 ft peak. .p01-contact label .description{ .p01-contact input, .p01-contact .alert.success { This is a list of Wainwrights, in order of height, it includes the 214 lake district fells originally published by Alfred Wainwright in his seven pictorial guides. Best conditions are in mid – late morning, at any time of year. In the context of a mountain name, it could be taken to mean Steep, Precipitous, Rough or Treacherous. border-radius: 4px; For reference purposes, the following table shows all of the Wainwright fells in numerical order with their respective height in metres and their associated Wainwright … .p01-contact .error-msg { box-shadow: none; .p01-contact select:focus{ background-color: #dff0d8; If you've walked up this hill already why not log on or register and record your walk? 4 likes. color: #fff; Simply tick off each mountain as completed when the task of climbing it has been accomplished. Below are links to our parent organisation and our Twitter and Facebook pages. font-size: .875em; Wanthwaite Crags. }; Ill Crag is the 4th highest peak in England. } padding: 8px 15px 8px 15px; border: 1px solid #88D5E9; } The Southern Fells occupy a large area to the south of Great Langdale, Borrowdale, Wasdale and include Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England. Not far now - it was still steep but less so thankfully. The Northern Fells cover a circular area north of Keswick. [4] The first recorded continuous round of all 214 Wainwrights was completed by Alan Heaton between 29 June and 8 July 1985 starting and finishing at Keswick Moot Hall, with a total time of 9 days and 16 hours. } The Central Fells are situated in the heart of the Lake District, surrounded by the other ranges. Powered by GetSimple. input:invalid, '"}); Claims as a Fell Ill Crag is one of very few fells in the lake District not to be given a separate chapter in Alfred Wainwright 's celebrated guide books, although Wainwright does give it a page in the Scafell Pike chapter. It was long thought not to be a separate peak. Wainwright did not state any rules about what should be included in his guides, choosing instead to note his walks according to his favour and their relevance in the landscape, never himself considering the summiting of all of them to be an important accomplishment for others. } With the easing of lockdown restrictions, we decided on a 'staycation' this summer and headed off to the Lake District for a new hiking adventure. Caroline Winter bagged on August 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Seathwaite, Grains Gill, Broad Crag, Sca Fell Pike, Ill Crag, Great End [with] Becky … A fantastic view over to the North Western Fells, Skiddaw & Blencathra. The DoBIH uses the following codes for the various classifications of mountains and hills in the British Isles, which many of the above peaks also fall into:[13][14], There is one exception to this rule being, Lists of mountains and hills in the British Isles, classifications of mountains and hills in the British Isles, "Wainwrights and Wainwright Outlying Fells", "This Sheep-Farming Fell Runner Is Still Going Strong at 80", "Runner sets a new record summiting all 214 Wainwrights", "Welcome to the online version of the Database of British and Irish Hills (DoBIH)", The Database of British and Irish Hills (DoBIH), Lake District Walks - Wainwright Fells 214, Mountains and hills of Great Britain and Ireland, Mountains by height by prominence (Simms classification), Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland county and provincial tops, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Wainwrights&oldid=999629954, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 11 January 2021, at 04:16. .p01-contact * { No one could have foreseen the enormous impact that an impromptu bus journey with a friend on the 7th June 1930 would have on the English landscape. width: 100%; FELLS LISTING. I'm off to the English Lakes shortly, and may, legs willing, pass the spot where I took the above photograph and pass over the mountain . Ill Crag and Great End: Thunacar Knott, Harrison Stickle, and Loft Crag: The summit cairns come into view on reaching a prominent marker cairn: Bowfell and Esk Pike from the marker cairn: Approaching the summit of Allen Crags: The summit cairn on Allen Crags : Seathwaite Fell, Base Brown, Brandreth, and Grey Knotts in the middle distance. } The Eastern Fells are centered around Helvellyn and they primarily consist of a north-south ridge running between Ullswater and Lakeland's Central Valley. The North Western Fells occupy an oval area beneath the Buttermere and Borrowdale valley systems. border: 1px solid transparent; Both flanks are very steep, the Kentmere side especially being a rough tumble of scree . for(var i=0; i < captchas.length; i++) { color: red; textarea:invalid { When a name was required, it was named after Ill Crags, the steep crags on its south west flank, overlooking Little Narrowcove. Wainwright failed to list it as such in his Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells. .p01-contact select{ margin: 1em auto; List of Wainwrights in height order. .p01-contact input:focus, So Ill Crag probably simply means Forbidingly Steep Crag. The Wainwrights were a listing of mountains in the Lake District devised by Alfred Wainwright in the 1950s and 60s. See its entries on Walkhighlands or Wikipedia or view it from above on Google Earth. The ridge of Dudderwick from Mardale Head Car Park. Whatever the season, the route is rewarding throughout with grand views of fells, valleys, tarns and ridges; I’ll just let the photos prove my point! It was long thought not to be a separate peak. Ill Crag (Newlands) Birkett - The North Western Fells. This list is from the Database of British and Irish Hills ("DoBIH") in October 2018, and are peaks the DoBIH marks as being Wainwrights ("W"). [7] Birkinshaw published an account of his run as There is No Map in Hell: The Record-Breaking Run Across the Lake District Fells (2017, Vertebrate Publishing: .mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output .citation q{quotes:"\"""\"""'""'"}.mw-parser-output .id-lock-free a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-free a{background:linear-gradient(transparent,transparent),url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/65/Lock-green.svg")right 0.1em center/9px no-repeat}.mw-parser-output .id-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .id-lock-registration a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-registration a{background:linear-gradient(transparent,transparent),url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg")right 0.1em center/9px no-repeat}.mw-parser-output .id-lock-subscription a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:linear-gradient(transparent,transparent),url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg")right 0.1em center/9px no-repeat}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-ws-icon a{background:linear-gradient(transparent,transparent),url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4c/Wikisource-logo.svg")right 0.1em center/12px no-repeat}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:none;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-maint{display:none;color:#33aa33;margin-left:0.3em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .citation .mw-selflink{font-weight:inherit}ISBN 978-1910240946). However with a few exceptions the listing makes for an excellent challenge. .p01-contact label{ .p01-contact input[type=submit]:hover, The women's record is held by Mel Steventon with a time of 13 days 12 hours, set in September 2020.[9]. FROSWICK - it takes its pattern from Ill Bell in remarkable degree, almost humorously seeming to ape its bigger neighbour. From the ascent of Ill Crag a peep down to Lambfoot Dub, another pretty little tarn situated in a little hollow high above the Corridor Route down below. Ill Crag is a fell in the English Lake District. There are 214 Wainwrights, of which 209 are also classed as one of the 541 Birketts. .p01-contact input[type=submit], } Cumbric, like Welsh, evolved from the Common Brittonic language and was spoken during the Early Middle Ages in Yr Hen Ogledd (The Old North) in what is now Northern England and southern Lowland Scotland. .p01-contact .alert.failed { It is the smallest group by total number of hills. border:1px solid #BEBEBE; color: #4B99AD; font-weight: bold; Height: 546m (1791ft) Prominence: 20m (66ft) Times Summited: 02: Ill Crag is a subsidiary peak of Knott Rigg and is just to the north east of the main summit. margin-top: .5em; } Ill Crag is a fell in the English Lake District. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions. var CaptchaCallback = function() { However the Marilyns only give us 55 fells (including some of Wainwright’s outliers) in the Lakes and really only scratches the surface of what the Lakes and the Wainwright guides are about. Ill Crag overlooks Eskdale and has splendid views across to Bowfell and Crinkle Crags. float: right; Ivan … Although Ill Crag is a Furth it, like nearby Broad Crag, would only be a "top" if it was a Munro. Because both lists are based on historical books, unlike, for example, the Munros, their constituents remain fixed, regardless of revisions to height or other metrics. Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Ill Crag. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Master Join Date Jan 2007 Location Dirty Darren Posts 1,534. The Western Fells are centred around Great Gable and form a triangular area between Buttermere and Wasdale. margin-left: .5em; Wainwrights are the 214 English peaks (known locally as fells) described in Alfred Wainwright's seven-volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells (1955–66). sure Ill Crag is - he might have called it something else though, just to be awkward 02-07-2009, 08:22 AM #9. padding: 15px; Crag came from a Celtic word (possibly Welsh or Cumbric) equivalent to the Modern Welsh word Craig (Creic in Old Welsh, Craic in Middle Welsh), which means Rock and which has since been transliterated from Welsh or Cumbric into Middle English as Cragge and found its way into Modern English as Crag. The 'Wainwright's are the 214 fells (mountains & hills) in the UK Lake District as described by Alfred Wainwright in his 7 volume 'Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells' written between 1955 and 1966. } The terrain became easier as we neared the top of the Rake. margin-bottom: 20px; Wainwrights cover a wide range of heights, from major mountains such as the highest Wainwright, Scafell Pike at 978 metres (3,209 ft), to Castle Crag, the smallest Wainwright at 290 metres (951 ft). color: #3c763d; High Street via Rough Crag, and the descent from Mardale Ill Bell via Small Water, has to be one of the finest walks in Lakeland. There is also a list from his… Scafell and Slight Side from the old peat hut. background-color: #f2dede; Ill Crag. They have contributed 25 public walk reports including this summit. Im a bagger, I even had a website at one point till I did not pay the bill and it got took down. Download Map. From Rampsgill Head (wherever that is) we followed the obvious path to Kidsty Pike. } } background: #4B99AD; The range is bordered to the west by Bassenthwaite Lake, the River Greta in the south and Caldew river bounds the eastern edge of the group, flowing away toward Carlisle. This, for me, is an iconic fell top as I had heard o... 6 views 0 comments. Drawing 2: Scafell Pike and Ill Crag from Throstle Garth. At 935 metres (3,068 ft), it is the fourth-highest peak in England. That’s the path we used this morning. A closer look at Bowfell and Crinkle Crags. Wainwrights are the 214 English peaks (known locally as fells) described in A. Wainwright 's … } But its prominence of 57 m, does qualify it as a Hewitt and hence, it is now counted as a 3,000 ft peak. Complete the Wainwright's in 36 Walks - The Check List Thirty-six circular walks covering all the peaks in Alfred Wainwright's Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells. Summiting all of the Wainwrights is a popular form of peak bagging in the Lake District, along with the Birketts. Ill Crag is the 4th highest peak in England. Another look over towards Red Pike and Pillar. There are 671 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Ill Crag. The name Cumbria is actually a latinised version of the word Welsh speakers use to describe their own country (Cymru). } Members. content: ' *'; .p01-contact input[type=button]:hover{ border-color: #d6e9c6; The 214 fells represent the main areas of high ground in the Lake District over 1000 feet in height, the exception being 'Castle Crag', which at 951 feet is the smallest fell included. More. Tarn Hows - A Wainwright. [b] DoBIH also updates the measurements as surveys are recorded, so these tables should not be amended unless the entire DoBIH data is re-downloaded; these measurements may differ slightly from the "By Book" section, which are from older sources. Scafell, Slight Side and Ill Crag. Maps. Boot - A Wainwright. .p01-contact .alert { Ivan's Wainwright Experience. Scafell Pike and Ill Crag, from Throstle Garth - A Wainwright. Skiddaw; Stoney Cove Pike; St Sunday Crag; Tarn of Leaves; The Old Man of Coniston; Wainwright’s Fairfield Horseshoe; Wetherlam; Howgills. [a] Over two million copies of the Pictorial Guides have been sold since their publication. padding: 7px; [5] Joss Naylor completed the round in 7 days in 1986[6] and held the record until 20 June 2014 when Steve Birkinshaw completed the round in 6 days and 13 hours, involving 320 miles (515 km) and 118,000 ft (36,000m) of ascent. box-shadow:none; outline: none; Log In Here! My Mountain Blogs . Ivan Lewis. background: #4691A4; Ill Crag's summit is a few hundred metres to the south of the path from Esk Hause to Scafell Pike. It has been accomplished the round in 6 days 6 hours 4 minutes not to a... Ape its bigger neighbour my ice axe again the far Eastern Fells are centered around Helvellyn they! 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