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Name:Loft Crag
Hill number:2430
Height:681.7m / 2237ft
Parent (Ma):2396  High Raise [High Raise (High White Stones)]
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Central Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger,
Subsimm, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(N,W,B,Sy,Fel,sSim,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 27745 07132
Summit feature:small cairn on outcrop
Drop:23.6m
Col:658.1m  NY 2765 0722  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:obvious summit
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Loop with Andrew and Neve: Pike Howe, Thorn Crag, Loft Crag, Pike of Stickle, Harrison Stickle, Pavey Ark, Stickle Tarn, Pub.peter_tun05/08/2019
A Langdale round in the sunshine from New Dungeon Ghyll.Chopperbrown03/08/2019
CathyEllie's Hills03/08/2019
Along the small ridge from Thorn Crag. Started to rain.bevandy11417/07/2019
With JGCW02/07/2019
ODG - Stickle Ghyll - Pavey Ark - Thunacar Knott - Pike of Stickle - Loft Crag - Thorn Crag - Harrison Stickle - Dungeon Ghyll - ODGMountainTerrier29/06/2019
Last summit of a wonderful day!apshepherd28/05/2019
From New Dungeon GhyllCyclistno119/05/2019
Climbed four of the Langdale Pikes, Pavey Ark to Pike of StickleSteve8112/04/2019
From the NT car park by Stickle Barn. Ascent via Mark Gate. Onwards to Pike of Stickle. With DB, BC and RP.marktrengove09/04/2019
From Thorn Crag with Alfie.Dangerous Dave24/03/2019
Loft Crag - Pike O' Stickle - Thunacar Knott - High Raise - Sergeant Man - Blea Rigg With Keeba, Duey and Manuelrobba_wag23/02/2019
(Walkers With) Andy Verden (Start/Parking point) New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel - Stickle Ghyll - Stickle Tarn - Pavey Ark - Harrison Stickle - Pike of Stickle - Loft Crag - Dungeon Ghyll Path - Pike Howe - New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel.redbob01/02/2019
Dungeon Ghyll - Tarn Crag - Pavey Ark - Thunacar Knott - Harrison Stickle - Pike o' Stickle - Loft Crag - Thorn Crag - Dungeon GhyllMark Jackson28/12/2018
Whitegill Crag, Tarn Crag, Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, Thorn Crag, Loft Crag, Pike of Stickle, Martcrag Moor, Black Crags, Buck Pike, Rossett Pikekeithouk28/10/2018
Walked as part of a bagging round with Tony, Dave and his colleague Chris. Dull but dry day with a moderate breeze. Route was Whitegill Ravine, Jack's Rake,PaveyArk, Thunacar, (Dave and Chris went to tick Sergeant Man and High Raise), Harrison, (Dave, Chris to Pike O Stickle), then and Loft Crag and down the Mark Gate path.Skip29/09/2018
short walk from pike of stickle to top of loft cragkeenwalker29/07/2018
With Jules and Jill on the way to Pike of SticleGrey Hare21/07/2018
Ascended from pike o Stickle on a large round from langdale. Easy path to follow. With the walking group.Zoe Little16/07/2018
10.5 mile linear walk starting in Langdale, climbing steeply up Mark Gate path around Loft Crag and scrambled onto Pike of Stickle, went back along and ascended Loft Crag, back down and across to Harrison Stickle, then around to Pavey Ark wainwright, then across to Thunacar Knott, then contoured around to Sergeant Man Wainwright then easy ascent to High Raise, descended and took path onto Calf Crag then along smaller path to Steel Fell finishing up at Steel End car park. Glorious day, sun with thin layer of cloud way above most summits so no direct sunlight, busy as usual, great views.DanTrig23/06/2018
Ascent by Stickle Ghyll and Stickle Tarn to Pavey Ark via East. On to Thunacar Knott, Harrison Stickle, Loft Crag and Pike of Stickle. On to Rossett Pike via Martcrag Moor.raymooremanx22/06/2018
We made our way across to Loft Crag or so we thought…we went to what looked like the obvious peak we took our pictures and moved on. On the way to Harrison Stickle whilst looking at the GPS I wasn’t convinced we’d been on the summit and made our way to the cairn on the edge under HS just to be sure. A decision Bec nearly had a breakdown over as we were about 9 hours in at the point. If nothing else it was a great view point and we had covered all bases. Next the daunting looking climb to HSScotty 2 Hotty19/06/2018
From Pike O'StickleMrChris198004/06/2018
Parked against the old road bridge just up the road from Dungeon Ghyll Car Park (free parking), back through Dungeon Ghyll Car Park up onto Loft Crag, Pike of Stickle, Thunacar Knott, High Raise, Sergeant Man, Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle and back down via Pike Howe to car.Chipstertrain17/05/2018
With BRAY, ORMEROD, HOWARTH & GARDNER.MGT6715/05/2018
Just a few minutes walk from Pike O' Stickle onto Loft Crag. Couldn't have chosen a better day to do these peaks. However, descent via Mark Gate back to New Dungeon Ghyll cp was very hard on the knees and feet. All worth it.Peak Rambler10/05/2018
Circular from NT carpark. Superb day, bagged all the Langdale Pikes.RyParks01/04/2018
Wainwright baggingsimonshrewsbury26/11/2017
New Dungeon Ghyll along the Cumbria Way to Troughton Beck up onto Martcrag Moor, Pike O Stickle, Loft Crag, Harrison Stickle, Thunacar Knott & Pavey Ark descended down North Rake to Stickle Tarn back down to New Dungeon Ghyll.Stu Percival04/11/2017
Second logged ascent of Loft Crag. Walked up the climbers path from the ODG, under Raven Crag to Mark Gate then up to Loft Crag. Steve H, Dave and Sam returned to the valley while Tony and I went round to Tarn Crag then back via Pike Howe. Broken cloud, intermittent sun, breezey. Stayed the night before at Tony'sSkip25/10/2017
The first Wainwright of my second round. Walked up the climbers path from the ODG, under Raven Crag to Mark Gate then up to Loft Crag. Steve H, Dave and Sam returned to the valley while Tony and I went round to Tarn Crag then back via Pike Howe. Broken cloud, intermittent sun, breezey.Skip225/10/2017
With Chris in mist. From NDG-Stickle Tarn-(survived the Bog of Embarrassment where I got stuck when I was 12!)-Pavey Ark-Thunacar Knott-Harrison Stickle-Pike of Stickle-Loft Crag-NDG.zoob19/10/2017
From NDG via Mark gate pathafoster16/09/2017
First one of the dayCyclistno130/07/2017
with JakeyLoonyToons16/07/2017
Langdale pikes from Stonethwaitephilhews14/07/2017
New Dungeon Ghyll - Stickle Tarn - Blea Rigg - Sergeant Man - High Raise - Thunacar Knott - Pick of Stickle - Loft Cragsqueegs08/07/2017
Fantastic walk with Manchester Hiking. From the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel via Jack's Rake: Pavey Ark, Thunacar Knott, Harrison Stickle, Pike of Stickle, and Loft Crag.Lazylizzie25/06/2017
From New Dungeon Ghyll, Bowfell, Angle Tarn, Rosett Pike, Pike of Stickle, Loft Crag.Tina17/06/2017
from old dungeon ghyll with Andrew / Tom via pike o sticklebengrant6617/06/2017
Finally bagged the elusive Loft Crag at the 3rd attempt on a brilliantly sunny and hot June day. Met Triathon Xers on way back to car....madness.AlanDStewart17/06/2017
Part of a circuit around the Langdale Pikeshillexplorer09/06/2017
Annual tribal gathering with Gill,Andy,Ellen,Doug and Fudge.Dave Geere03/06/2017
Via mark gate. Warm and dry dayDanGeere31/05/2017
From Pike of Stickleexarkun20/05/2017
GL3D collecting with PupLittledave29/04/2017
ascended from new dungeon ghylldanielmudd198224/04/2017
From Dungeon Ghyll CPWandyone2315/04/2017
MVW, NBFrank12/04/2017
From NDG with MVW and FRBheinn12/04/2017