Grey Crag

Overview
Height: 2,093 Feet - 638 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 497 072
Area: Far Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: Two

There is nothing remarkable about Grey Crag, but here Lakeland may be said to start and moorland country to end, and the transition is sudden: the quite beauty gives place to romantic beauty, placid scenery to exciting. One looks east, and the heart is soothed; west, and its is stirred.


 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Grey Crag seen over Graycrag Tarn.

Grey Crag summit cairn

 

There are 6 walks to choose from including Grey Crag

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 19 - An extended Longsleddale Circuit

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26th June 2016
ASCENT: 4,495 Feet - 1,371 Meters
MILES: 14.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Shipman Knotts - Kentmere Pike - Harter Fell (Mardale) - Mardale III Bell - Branstree - Selside Pike - Grey Crag - Tarn Crag (Longsleddale)
ROUTE: Sadgill - Longsleddale Pass - Shipman Knotts - Kentmere Pike - Harter Fell (Mardale) - Top of Nan Bield Pass - Mardale III Bell - Top of Nan Bield Pass - Harter Fell - Top of Gatescarth Pass - Branstree - Artle Crag - Selside Pike - Selside Brow - Brownhowe Bottom - Tarn Crag (Longsleddale) - Grey Crag - Great Howe - Sadgill
 

Four remote far eastern fells from Swindale

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26th September 2015
ASCENT: 3,094 Feet - 941 Meters
MILES: 13.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Selside Pike - Branstree - Grey Crag - Tarn Crag (Longsleddle)
ROUTE: Swindale Lane - Old Corpse Road - Selside End - Selside Pike - Captain Whelter Bog - Howes - Branstree Tarn - Artle Crag - Branstree - Selside Brow - Brownhowe Bottom - Tarn Crag (Longsleddale) - Greycrag Tarn - Grey Crag - Harrop Pike - Brunt Tongue - Mosedale Beck - Swindale Head - Swindale Lane
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 2 -The Fringe of Lakeland

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8th March 2015
ASCENT: 3,289 Feet - 1,003 Meters
MILES: 9.6
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 FtERGEANT_MAN Grey Crag (Longsleddale) - Tarn Crag - Branstree - Selside Pike - Adam Seat
ROUTE: Sadgill - Great Howe - Grey Crag (Longsleddale) - Greycrag Tarn - Tarn Crag - Selside Brow - Branstree - Artle Crag - Selside Pike - Branstree - Gatescarth Pass - Adam Seat - Gatescarth Pass - Sadgill
 

Tarn Crag from Swindale

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2nd March 2013
ASCENT: 2,000 Feet 609 Metres
MILES: 10.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Selside Pike – Branstree – Tarn Crag (Longsleddale) – Grey Crag
ROUTE: Truss Gap – Old Corpse Road – Selside End – Selside Pike – Artle Crag – Branstree – Selside Brow – Tarn Crag (Longsleddale) – Greycrag Tarn – Grey Crag – Harrop Pike – Mosedale Beck – Nabs Moor – Swindale Head – Truss Gap
 

The Wet Sleddale Horseshoe

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18th March 2012
ASCENT: 2,300 Feet, 702 Metres
MILES: 14
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Grey Crag, Tarn Crag (Longsleddale)
ROUTE: Wet Sleddale Reservoir Dam – Lunch House – Gray Bull – Sleddale Pike – Great Saddle Crag – Great Yarlside – Harrop Pike – Grey Crag – Tarn Crag, Longsleddale – Brunt Tongue – Mosedale Beck  – Scam Mathew – High Wether Howe – Haskew Tarn – Seat Robert – Willy Fold – Sleddale Hall – Wet Sleddale Reservoir Dam
 

The Remote Far Eastern Fells

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29th April 2011
ASCENT: 1,971 Feet, 601 Meters
MILES: 9.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Grey Crag (Longsleddale), Tarn Crag (Longsleddale), Branstree & Selside Pike
ROUTE:  
 

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