Little Hart Crag

Overview
Height: 2,091 Feet - 637 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 387 100
Area: Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: One

Little Hart Crag is the sentinel of Scandale Pass, four miles north of Ambleside, and takes its duty of guarding the Pass very seriously and proudly. It has the appearance, in fact, of a crouching watch dog, facing Scandale and missing nothing of the happenings there.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Little Hart Crag from Scandale Head

Dove Crag and Hart Crag from Little Hart Crag summit cairn.

 

There are 7 walks to choose from including Little Hart Crag

Dove Crag via the Dovedale Valley

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8th October 2017
ASCENT: 2,583 Feet - 787 Metres
MILES: 7
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Dove Crag - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd
ROUTE: Cow Bridge - Brothers Water - Hartsop Hall - Dovedale - Houndshope Cove - Priest Hole - Dove Crag - High Bakestones - Bakestones Moss - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Hartsop Hall - Brothers Water - Cow Bridge
 

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
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 21 -Summits from Kirkstone

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25th July 2015
ASCENT: 2'561 Feet - 781 Meters
MILES: 7.5
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 Ft: 3, Little Hart Crag West Top - Little Hart Crag East Top - Red Screes
ROUTE: Cow Bridge - Brothers Water - Hartsop Hall - Caiston Glen - Top of Scandale Pass - Little Hart Crag - Scandale Tarn - Top of Scandale Pass - Red Screes - Smallthwaite Band - Middle Dodd - Hartsop Hall - Brothers Water - Cow 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
 

Five hours above Scandale

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21st September 2012
ASCENT: 2,191 Feet, 668 Metres
MILES: 9
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Red Screes, Little Hart Crag, High Pike & Low Pike
ROUTE: Kirkstone Road – South Ridge – Snarker Pike – Raven Crag – Red Screes– Little Hart Crag – Scandale Tarn – High Bakestones – Scandale Head – Thack Bottom Edge – High Pike – Low Pike – High Sweden Bridge – Rough Sides – Kirkstone Road
 

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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