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Name:Ill Crag (Newlands) [Knott Rigg North Top]
Hill number:3742
Height:546m / 1791ft
Parent (Ma):2372  Grasmoor
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - North Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Birkett, Synge
Grid ref:NY 19975 19179
Summit feature:rock covered with grass
Col:530m  NY199191  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
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Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 470 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Birkrigg Bridge over Aikin Knott, Ard Crags, Knott Rigg N Top and Knott Rigg. Descent down Keskadale EdgeWayne Mac20/06/2020
From Newlands Hause. Knott Rigg and Ard Crags.PGCE11/06/2020
From: Little Town, Knott RiggRWG01/01/2020
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran (Parking/start point) Newelands Hause - Buttermere Moss - Robinson - Littledale Edge - Hindscarth - Scope End - Newlands Church - Gillbrow Farm - Aikin Knott - Ard Crags - Knott Rigg - Newlands Hause.redbob20/09/2019
With JGCW04/06/2019
From Newlands Hause with DW, DS6, DS4 MYE and Rex dog. Ridge walk of Knott Rigg, Ill Crag, Ard Crags and Aiken Knott. Down to Birk Rigg. Cloudless with no haze. Best day of the year on the fells so far!nukeboy112/05/2019
From Buttermere CP - Rannerdale Knotts - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - Aikin Knott - Ard Crags - Ill Crag (Newlands) - Knott Rigg - CPscreeleep26/04/2019
Up from Newlands Hause via Knott Rigg and on to Ard Crags. Lots more folks on higher nearby fellsHillsidenick25/03/2019
Solo. From Newlands Hause. Knott Rigg, Knott Rigg N top & Ard Crags.ADT28/02/2019
Knott Rigg, Ill Crag, Ard Crags, Aikin Knottkeithouk17/02/2019
From robinsonejjohnstone02/01/2019
11 of 12 on first trip to the lakes in my motorhome including high snockrigg, whiteless pike, thirdgill headman, wandope, sail, crag hill, eel crag, force crag, ard crags, aikin knott, ill crag and knott riggThe-Z-Man09/12/2018
from Keskadale Farm. Ascent of Knott Rigg, then Ard Crags, Sail, Crag Hill (Eel Crag) and Grassmoor before finishing at car park of Crummock Water.welshyboyo14/10/2018
Parked in the Quarry near BirkRigg. Over Aitkin Knott, Ark Cragg and Knott Rigg. Down by Keskadale Farm. With FR and MVWBheinn10/10/2018
Parked on the roadside of the Newlands Hause near Moss Force waterfall and headed up the obvious path to Knott Rigg and Ard Crags taking in III crag. with RichieZoe Little17/08/2018
From Newlands Hause parking area. Knott Rigg, Ill Crag, Ard Crag, Aikin Knott then back and across the road up beside Moss Force (waterfall) to High Snockrigg and then Robinson.mart079706/08/2018
With Jules on a wet and gusty day after High Snock Rigg and Knott RiggGrey Hare28/07/2018
Scorching hot day, and the Fells deserted due to the England World Cup quarter final. From Little Town: Knott Rigg, Ill Crag and Ard Crag and Aikin KnottLazylizzie07/07/2018
Knott Rigg, Knott Rigg North Top, Ard CragsFell_wanderer11/06/2018
Little Town > Aitkn Knott > Ard Crags > I'll Crags(newlands) > Knott Rigg > Newlands Hause > High Snockrigg > Buttermere Moss > Robinson > Hindscarth > Dale Head > Dale Head Tarn > High Spy > High Spy North Top > Maiden Moor > Little Town Beautiful weather just me and Hjohnkaysleftleg06/05/2018
Bagged as part of 3 days in the lakes 2018jocks105/05/2018
walk-ard cragsbabsjess22/02/2018
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave14/01/2018
Saturday walk with Harriers, in between collecting Wainwrights.cackleberry18/11/2017
Heavy Raindentalchimp30/07/2017
Quick morning jaunt to tick these off, from Newlands Hause. Great weather at last. Fantastic little walk with superb views for minimal effort.Mark T22/04/2017
Circular from Little Town taking in Scope End, Red Knott, High Crags (Newlands), Hindscarth, Robinson, Buttermere Moss, Newlands Hause, Knott Rigg, Ill Crag Knott Rigg, Ard Crags and Aikin Knott. Walked with Dave and Lindsey. Light breeze, sunny all day (but cloudier further south).Skip18/12/2016
From Little Town via Keskadale Farm, steep ascent to Knott Rigg then along the ridge to Ard Crags and back down to Little Town via Birk RiggDelta6823/10/2016
Newlands Circuit - Ard Crags & Robinson from Newlands HauseAjm031005/10/2016
Enroute from Knott Rigg to Ard Crags with GB.bolton22/09/2016
Parked at Newlands Hause (Space for 20-25 cars) - Good path up & along ridge to Knott Rigg - Ill Crag - Ard Crags. Back same way, avoiding Knott Rigg summit by taking path/sheep trod across eastern flank. (PM)gerrybowes22/09/2016
From Newlands Hause with MMrobertgn14/06/2016
From Newlands Hause up path and out ridge to Ard Crags then return same way. An excellent little hill with the bigger hills looking down from both sides.SS28/05/2016
Synge 14 Cracking weather On my owndarren-synges 21/05/2016
on my owndarren-64621/05/2016
Parked in the old quarry under Rowling End, up along side of Rigg Beck, up the front of Aiken Knott, Ard Crags, Ill Crag, Knott Rigg, Newlands Hause and back via the road.Chipstertrain13/03/2016
Newlands Pass - Aikin Knott - Ard Crags - Ill Crag - Knott Rigg - Newlands PassBlue The Dog27/02/2016
From Newlands Hause.summitsup25/02/2016
knott rigg, ill crag north top, ards crag, from hause cprobertphillips18/10/2015
Ascent from Moss Force car park, to Knott Rigg, Ill Crag and Ard Crags. Return the same route.satkin5511/08/2015
summited at 7.50 am - a solo jog and drive to include: Rannerdale Knotts - Knott Rigg and ArdcragsShutterlag11/08/2015
Done with Ruth on good sunny day.Started at Little Town completeing Hindscarth, Robinson, Knott Regg and Ard Crags before returning to car. walked 17km with acent of 1100m in 8 hours.JamesSDonald01/08/2015
Ascent from Newlands Hause.pwhitaker_196617/04/2015
With Damian.Dangerous Dave06/04/2015
Across to Ard Cragsbardolph30/09/2014
With Jo, circular walk from Rigg Beck quarry cp: road to Keskadale Farm: Knott Rigg, Ill Crag (Newlands) [Knott Rigg North Top], Ard Crags, Aikin Knott then descending to Rigg Beck. Weather; sunny, warm, visibility generally good but distant fells hazy.amblerbob09/09/2014