Hart Crag

Overview
Height: 2,698 Feet - 822 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 368 112
Area: Eastern
Group: C/FAR
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: Two

Midway along the high level traverse between Fairfield and Dove Crag is the rough top of Hart Crag. Occupying a strategic position overlooking three valleys. To the north-east, Hart Crag follows usual mountain structure by sending out a long declining ridge, which forms a high barrier between isolated Deepdale and delectable Dovedale.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Hart Crag seen over Link Hause.

Hart Crag seen over Link Cove.

Hart Crag summit cairn

 

There are 10 walks to choose from including Hart Crag

Walking the Birketts, Deepdale Horseshoe

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14th April 2018
ASCENT: 3,521 Feet - 1,073 Metres
MILES: 9.5
BIRKETTS: 9, Arnison Crag - Birks - Gavel Pike - St Sunday Crag - Cofa Pike - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Giil Crag (Hartsop above How) - Gale Crag
ROUTE: Patterdale - Oxford Crag - Arnison Crag - Trough Head - Birks - Gavel Pike - St Sunday Crag - Deepdale Hause - Cofa Pike - Fairfield - Link Hause - Hart Crag - Giil Crag (Hartsop above How) - Gale Crag - Deepdale Bridge - Patterdale
 

A Deepdale Horseshoe

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8th October 2016
ASCENT: 3,448 Feet - 1,051 Meters
MILES: 10.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Arnison Crag - Birks - St Sunday Crag - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Hartsop above How
ROUTE: Patterdale - Arnison Crag - Trough Head - Birks - St Sunday Crag - Deepdale Hause - Cofa Pike - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Hartsop Above How - Deepdale Bridge - A592 – Patterdale
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks Walk 28 - A Scandale Skyline from Cow Bridge

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18th August 2016
ASCENT: 4,932 Feet - 1,504 Meters
MILES: 12.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) - Red Screes - Middle Dodd - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Hartsop above How
ROUTE: Hartsop - Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) - John Bell's Banner - St Raven's Edge - Kirkstone Pass - Red Screes - Smallthwaite Band - Middle Dodd - Top of Caiston Beck - Scandale Pass - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Black Brow - Bakestones Moss - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Hartsop above How - Gale Crag - Low Wood - Cow Bridge - Hartsop
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 7 A Kirkstone Skyline

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12th March 2016
ASCENT: 4'898 Feet - 1,493 Meters
MILES: 12.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stonycove Pike) - Red Screes - Middle Dodd - Litte Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Hartsop Above How
ROUTE: Cow Bridge - Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) - St Raven's Edge - Kirkstone Pass Inn - Red Screes - Smallthwaite Band - Middle Dodd - Scandale Pass - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Black Brow - Bakestones Moss - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Hartsop Above How - Gale Crag - Low Wood - Cow Bridge
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 3 The Fairfield Horseshoe

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14th February 2016
ASCENT: 4,436 Feet - 1'352 Meters
MILES: 13
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike
ROUTE: Pelter Bridge - A591 - Rydal Mount - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Greenhead Gill - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - Low Sweden Copice - Rydal Park - Rydal Mount - A591 - Pelter Bridge
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 17 -The Fairfield Horseshoe

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20th June 2015
ASCENT: 3,558 Feet - 1,085 Metres
MILES: 11.3
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 Ft: 10, Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Rydal Fell (NY 356 095) - Rydal Fell (NY 356 093) Rydal Fell (NY 356 092) - Rydal Fell (NY 356 091) - Erne Crag - Heron Pike
ROUTE: Miller Bridge – Rothay Park – Ambleside – Nook Lane - Nook End Farm - Low Sweden Bridge - Low Pike - High Pike – Dove Crag – Hart Crag – Link Hause – Fairfield – Great Rigg – Heron Pike – Erne Crag - Nab Scar – Rydal Hall – Rydal Park – Scandale Bridge – Ambleside – Miller Bridge
 

An alternative Fairfield Horseshoe

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29th November 2014
ASCENT: 4,500 Feet – 1,372 Meters
MILES: 13.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Red Screes – Little Hart Crag – Dove Crag – Hart Crag – Fairfield – Great Rigg – Heron Pike – Nab Scar
ROUTE: Miller Bridge – Rothay Park – Ambleside – Kirkstone Road – Snarker Pike – Red Screes – Scandale Pass – Little Hart Crag – Bakestones Moss – Dove Crag – Hart Crag – Link Hause – Fairfield – Great Rigg – Heron Pike – Nab Scar – Rydal Hall – Rydal Park – Scandale Bridge – Ambleside – Miller Bridge
 

The Deepdale Horseshoe

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8th September 2013
ASCENT: 3,450 Ft, 1,052 Meters
MILES: 10.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Birks – St Sunday Crag – Fairfield – Hart Crag – Hartsop Above How
ROUTE: Bridgend – A592 – Glenamara Park – Thornhow End – Birks – St Sunday Crag – Deepdale Hause – Cofa Pike – Fairfield – Link Hause – Hart Crag – Hartsop Above How – Gale Crag – Bridgend
 

The Fairfield Horseshoe

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28th May 2011
ASCENT: 3,420 Feet
MILES: 9
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike (Scandale) & Low Pike
ROUTE:  
 

The Dovedale Horseshoe

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15th August 2010
ASCENT: 2,760 Ft 841 Mtrs
MILES: 7
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Hartsop Above How, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Little Hart Crag High Hartsop Dodd
ROUTE:  
 

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