Scar Crags

Overview
Height: 2,205 Feet - 672 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 208 206
Area: North Western
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: Six

Scar Crags is invariably reached by the ridge from Sail or Causey Pike, but on excellent direct route is provided by a well graded mine road alongside Stonycroft Gill. This 'road' (made for light railway but now exclusive to walkers) is the one good thing to result from the ill starred cobalt mine.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Scar Crags and Ard Crags seen over Rigg Beck from the descent of Sail.

The Skiddaw Fells from Scar Crags summit cairn.

 

There are 5 walks to choose from including Scar Crags

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 29 Rannerdale Knotts to Barrow

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27th August 2016
ASCENT: 5,898 Feet - 1,798 Meters
MILES: 15.9
WAINWRIGHTS: 13, Rannerdale Knotts - Whiteless Pike - Wandope - Grasmoor - Whiteside - Hopegill Head - Grisedale Pike - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Sail - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - Outerside - Barrow
ROUTE: Rannerdale Farm - Rannerdale Knotts - Whiteless Breast - Whiteless Pike - Whiteless Edge - Wandope - Grasmoor - Coledale Hause - Sand Hill - Whiteside - Hopegill Head - Grisedale Pike - Coledale Hause - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Sail - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - High Moss - Outerside - Barrow Door - Barrow - Braithwaite
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 23 -Around Coledale Hause

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15th August 2015
ASCENT: 5,493 Feet - 1,675
MILES: 15
SUMMITS OVER 2'000Ft: 13, Grisedale Pike - Grisedale Pike (NY 139 221) - Hopegill Head - Ladyside Pike - Whiteside - Sand Hill - Grasmoor - Whiteless Pike - Wandope - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Sail - Scar Crags - Causey Pike
ROUTE: Whinlatter Pass – Kin – Sleet How – Grisedale Pike – Hobcarton Crag – Hopegill Head - Ladyside Pike - Whitleside - Traverse below Hopegill Head – Sand Hill – Grasmoor North East Ridge - Grasmoor - Thirdgill Head Man - Whiteless Edge - Whiteless Pike - Whiteless Edge - Wandope – Eel Crag (Crag Hill) – Sail – Scar Crags – Causey Pike  – High Moss – Barrow Door – High Coledale – Braithwaite – Whinlatter Pass
 

A Coledale Round


8th June 2014
ASCENT: 4,200 Feet – 1,280 Meters
MILES: 10.1
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Grisedale Pike – Hopegill Head – Wandope – Eel Crag (Crag Hill) – Sail – Sail Pass – Scar Crags – Causey Pike
ROUTE: Whinlatter Pass – Kin – Sleet How – Grisedale Pike – Hobcarton Crag – Hopegill Head – Sand Hill – Wandope – Eel Crag (Crag Hill) – Sail – Scar Crags – Causey Pike  – High Moss – Barrow Door – High Coledale – Braithwaite – Whinlatter Pass
 

The Coledale Horseshoe

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6th November 2011
ASCENT: 4,200 Feet, 1,280 Meters
MILES: 11.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Grasmore, Wandope, Eel Crag (Crag Hill) Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike
ROUTE: Braithwaite, Kin, Sleet How, Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Coledale Hause, Grasmore, Wandope, Eel Cragl (Crag Hill), Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike, Rowling End, Uzzicar, Braithwaite
 

The Coledale Horseshoe

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17th July 2010
ASCENT: 1,449 Mtrs 4,100 Ft
MILES: 10.25
WAINWRIGHTS: 7 Grisdale Pike, Hopegill Head, Crag Hill (Eel Crag) Sail, Scar Crags, Outerside, Barrow
ROUTE:  
 

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