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Name:Broad Crag
Hill number:2363
Height:935.3m / 3069ft
Parent (Ma):2359  Scafell Pike
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Esk (Ravenglass), Catchment Boundaries, Irt
Class:Simm, Furth, Hewitt, Nuttall, Birkett,
Synge, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,F,Hew,N,B,Sy,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 21858 07555
Summit feature:rock
Drop:57.7m
Col:877.6m  NY 2173 0743  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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From Scafell Pike with Edi & Gavin.Dangerous Dave05/10/2019
Scafell Pike hike with some hill baggingjmistry8621/09/2019
Up Grains to Esk Hause. Great End, Blunt Top,Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike, Symond's Knott and Scafell. Descend SE to return via Knotts of the Tongue to start.Arbie17/09/2019
Solo walk from Seathwaite: Lingmell, Scafell Pike Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Great End. Lovely clear day excellent visability. Scafell Pike crowded, but not a sould on the other peaks. Repeating a Hiking Manchester Walk from 29/06/2019.Lazylizzie13/08/2019
On way back to Seathwaite having climbed Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route with eldest son (16). Enjoyable little scramble to the summit. Cold wind. Also visited Ill Crag.clyoung13/08/2019
Climbed with Team HCD (Andy, Emily, Forrest, Ian, Stewart, Rachel, Adam and Mick) on route to Scafell Pike from Seathwaite.dhbond06/07/2019
Day's walking with Dave M, Chris & Susan in fine weather; circular route from Wasdale Head, via Sty Head & Great End, then onto the Crags, and Scafell Pike, returning around Lingmell.barnz4810/06/2019
ENGLISH 3000's Started 03:00 Wasdale Head CP with GAVIN SIMPSON > SCAFELL (3162) > SYMONDS KNOTT (3147) > (Lord's Rake) > SCAFELL PIKE (3209) > BROAD CRAG (3069) > ILL CRAG (3054) > Blunt Top > High Raise [High Raise (High White Stones)] > Low White Stones > STEEL FELL [DEAD PIKE - STEEL FELL] > (Dunmail Raise) > HELVELLYN (3117) > HELVELLYN LOWER MAN (3035) >White Side > Raise > Little Dodd (St John's Common) > Calfhow Pike > Clough Head > White Pike > (Threlkeld) > Sale How > SKIDDAW SOUTH TOP (3035) > SKIDDAW MIDDLE TOP (3045) > SKIDDAW (3054) > SKIDDAW NORTH TOP ( 3025) > Broad End > Bakestall finished 23:00 Peter House Farm 36 Miles - 11,721ft ascent (20 hours)Mark A Hartry18/05/2019
Heading up to my event on Scafell Pike from dungeon Ghyll up the Langdale valley to Angle Tarn, Allen Crags, Esk Hause, Great End, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike then down Via Rossett pike and stake pass back down the valley then upto Blea tarn and Side Pike covering 19 miles.AvidSockWearer28/04/2019
Amazing as usual. This time with Damian. On to Ill Crag.Dangerous Dave20/04/2019
Round How, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Blunt Top, Seathwaite Fellkeithouk10/04/2019
From seathwaithe: seathwaithe fell, great end, ill crag, broad crag, allen crags, red beck top, glaramara, dove nest, Bessy boot. Solo, didn't rain, visibility good in general (clouds above around 700m). Broad crag and ill crag times wrong way round.axoree24/03/2019
Lakes hike from Seathwaite Farm, summit 3/4MattSecker07/09/2018
Ascent 12IWC14/08/2018
run to Scafelltobyfells11/08/2018
Dispelled my disquiet on whether I had actually summited this last few metres on previous passings.Aimless Rambler29/06/2018
Lingmell, Middleboot Knotts, Round How, Great End, Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike from Wasdale Lakeside car park.lenman13/05/2018
2/6 on epic days walk starting at wasdale head including lingmell, broad crag, ill crag, blunt top, round how and middleboot knottsThe-Z-Man24/03/2018
On descent from Scafell Pikebenalder28411/11/2017
Started from Wastwater, up the North side of Lingmell Gill, round the side of Lingmell, up the path at GR 2155 0794, Ill Crag, back on same rout to Broad Crag and Sca Fell Pyke (lucky enough to have no clouds on top. On to Symonds Knott (very slow climb as there isn't a path) and Sca Fell. Took the obvious looking path back down, very steep at GR 1917 0674.tsharp09/09/2017
Seathwaite, corridor route, scafell pike, broad crag, great end, back to seathwaite with Jack 8 1/2 hours.redmuunk22/08/2017
From Brackenclose over Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Green Gable, Brandreth, Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Base Brown, Glaramara, Allan Crags, Great End, Broad Crag, Lingmell and back to Brackenclose. 11th ascentIWC21/08/2017
Route: Seathwaite – Corridor Route – Scafell Pike – Broad Crag – Blunt Top – Esk Hause – Allen Crags – High House Tarn Top – Red Beck Top – Looking Steads – Glaramara - Thornythwaite Fell – Seathwaite. Approx. Stats: 7hrs, 18km, 1,095m ascent. Weather: wet, cold, claggy & windy (!), cleared up for final descent. Notes: got quite cold hands on final ascent of Scafell Pike, so had to borrow Pete’s gloves.millionmts19/08/2017
25km circuit from Seathwaite Fell to Scafell Pike and back via Glaramara ridge to BessybootMrD09/08/2017
My last English 3,000+ft summit. Came from Old Dungeon Ghyll and bagged Great End and Ill Crag. After this I headed to Esk Pike and Bowfell having done Scafell Pike 4 weeks previously. After a morning of clag, the wind died at the top for half and hour allowing the warmth of the sun making it a good place to stop for some lunch.NorthernWayfarer09/07/2017
12.4 mile walk 7 fells in very changeable weather. We walked from car park at end of Langdale, climbed The Band up onto Bowfell, had brief glimpses of the view when cloud cleared, along lovely path to Esk Pike in full sun, down to Esk Hause and back up and along to Ill Crag (Weather closing in again), climbed Broad Crag in full cloud, back along to Great End in sun, back down to Esk Hause and up to Allen Crags (full thick cloud), then followed path down as cloud completely cleared, passed lovely Angle Tarn in full sun and bagged Rossett Pike, then back down to Langdale.DanTrig17/06/2017
Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Blunt Top & Great End. My 51st Birthday walk! All the family went up Scafell Pike but Broad Crag was with Coel, Danu & Sail.Dangerous Dave17/06/2017
On English 3000s walk (Keswick-Skiddaw-Hellvellyn-Scafell Pike-Seatoller). Visibility very poor.aucuparia13/06/2017
With BRAY, ORMEROD, GARDNER and others.MGT6710/05/2017
Now time to take Bethany up the highest in England. Nice calm and slightly cloudy but still day, we took the corridor route but in reverse. Starting from Seathwaite, up along Grains Gill upto the saddle col at Esk Hause. Then a short ascent on to Blunt top Blunt top along the ridgee to Ill Crag and Broad Crag. The weather began to come in a little, and soon we were in overcast for another veiwless summit of Scafell pik. We droppe of the front and back down the corridoor route, stopping to have lunch by Middle Boot Knotts, then dropping down to Styhead Tarn and dropping down Styhead Gill. With Bethany - reverse corridor route. 6hr10 mins; 13.65km; 1058mByronHaywood30/04/2017
Ascent on the Way to Scafell Pike. Weather very good.Lavvaf7618/04/2017
On the return journey from Scafell Pike heading back to the ODGDanMaisieBex10/12/2016
From Wasdale Head Inn (NY 18649 08736) - Sty Head - Esk Hause - Ill Crag - Broad Crag - Scafell Pike - Lingmell - Goat Crags.david23020102/12/2016
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave22/10/2016
Scafell Pike - Esk Hausesqueegs07/10/2016
Walked from eskdale via slight side, sca fell and sca fell pike. En route to langdale. Missed this so many times, so finally reached the summit. Warm and sunny day.derlan19/09/2016
From Langdale on way to Scafell Pike.adrian34516/09/2016
Bowfell circlespare.tyres07/09/2016
I reached the summit of Broad Crag on Saturday 3rd September 2016 as part of the Lake District 8 Peaks Challenge (a 30km charity trek to raise money to support the British Heart Foundation).Gray Wolf03/09/2016
Wrong turn adventure in cloudAjm031019/08/2016
From Seathwaite via Corridor Route to Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Great End, returning via Esk Hause and Grain's Gillkdbennett17/08/2016
From Brotherikeld via Cockley Ridge including Ill Crag and Blunt Top completing The Furths. With Martin and Frank on a warm day with just a few spots of rain on the tops.Lou06/08/2016
With Frank and Lindsay. FRom Brotherikeld then Ill Crag via Cockley Pike ridge, Blunt Top and Broad Crag - down Little NarrowcoveCrib Goch06/08/2016
From Jubilee Bridge with Martin & Lindsay on the Cockly Pike ridge route to Ill Crag. Walked on to Blunt Top and then Broad Crag. Descended Little Narrowcove and visited Piant Knott on return.knarf06/08/2016
Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Great End, Seathwaite Fell, Wasdale.John Eley05/08/2016
Camped at Sprinkling tarn. Walked up Great Slack at breakfast. Walked up to Scafell Pike doing Broad Crag and Ill Crag on the way. Walked down to Pen then down into Eskdale by circumnavigating Ill crag and heading back up to Esk hause. Becky had a swim at sprinkling tarn and then back to Borrowdale via Styhead tarnchrisj196523/07/2016
3/5 Third of Five a Long foggy but rewarding day (Symonds Knott/Scafell/Broad Crag/Ill Crag/Lingmell)Fergalh16/07/2016
With G. National Trust campsite > Lingmell > Middleboot Knots > Round How > Great End > Ill Crag > Broad Crag > Scafell Pike > campsite.RT197016/07/2016
Scafell pike from seathwaite on three peaks tripejjohnstone03/07/2016
During the 10 Peaks Race - http://trail.x31.fr/cr-10-peaks-the-long-en-mode-confrerie/Yanndroid25/06/2016