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Name:High Crags (Newlands)
Hill number:3746
Height:529m / 1736ft
Parent (Ma):2400  Dale Head
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
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 21752 17497
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:11m
Col:518m  NY217174  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Observations:rock 220m NNE at NY 21822 17709 is lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 334 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
(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 AndrewDave Sargent14/03/2019
Walked over Skelgill Bank, Catbells, Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head, Hindscarth, High Crags, Red Knott and Scope EndCap_Thunderbolt11/01/2019
Done with Richard T as part of a circuit taking in Scope End, Red knott, High Crags and Hindscarth. Got caught in a blizzard ascending Hindscarth!!falunty02/05/2018
From Little Town. Scope End, Red Knott, High Crags, Hindscarth, Dale End, Robinson then down to High Snockrigg and steeply back up before descending ridge via High Snab Bank. 10 miles.clivevilla15/04/2018
From the Chapel Bridge car park. Quick up and over 4 Birketts/Synges, this the third. Nice little ridge walk from Low Slab. From here steeply down, across Little Dale and back up onto High Snab Bank.jonglew12/04/2018
Evening walk from Little Town, Scope End, Red Knott and High Crags, dropped down to follow Newland Beck back.rhalstead31/03/2018
Parked at Little Town and headed to Low House farm and the ascent up Hindscarth. Summited on route to Hindscarth.Zoe Little02/02/2018
Parking area by Chapel Bridge - After bagging Scope End & Red Knott, continued SW along ridge & then made across to the summit which lies in the heather about 40yd WSW of path & is marked with a small pile of stones. Reverse route back to car. (S)gerrybowes18/09/2017
After Scope End and Red Knott before turning back to Low Snab and towards Chapel Bridge and walking the east side of the river. Incessant rain! With Marli.bolton10/09/2017
24/05/2017 Cat bells, Maiden Moor, High Spy Dale head and coming down Hindscarth Back into Little town In glorious weatherTobo196924/05/2017
Short grass and heather detour from the excellent Hindscarth to Scope End ridge path. Two unexciting heathery tops both with a couple of small rocks, so bagged both to be sure.Hillsidenick24/05/2017
Parked at Little Town round of Dale Head,Hindscarth,High Grags,Red Knott and Scope end.Some kind soul as Sprnkled a few pebbles to mark the tops of High Grags and Red Knott,thank you!jocks113/03/2017
An absolutely fantastic round with superb ridges, tops, scrambles, ridge walking galore, great views all round, could see the see (blighted with wind turbines), had a bit of a cloud come through on Hindscarth but apart from that great walking weather. Went up the Hindscarth ridge from the Newlands Chapel, round onto Robinson and down the ridge from there back to the Chapel. Will definately do that route again sometime. Set off at 10 and down by 2.30Mark T01/02/2017
Newlands roundejjohnstone27/12/2016
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
On the way up to Hindscarth with Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave26/10/2016
Horseshoe from little town b&b Up cat bells, maiden moor, high spy, dale head and hindscarth all WR's Plus high crags, scope end, red knott,high spy noth top, & high cragsTobo196920/09/2016
From Little Town (NY 23168 19396) - Skelgill Bank - Cat Bells - High Crags - Maiden Moor - High Spy North Top - High Spy - Dale Head - Hindscarth - High Crags (Newlands) - Red Knott - Scope End.david23020114/08/2016
11th top of the day on 6th and final leg of my alternative Bob Graham's round from the Black Sail hostel to Keswick. I climbed Haystacks, Seat, High Crags, Grey Crag, High Stile,Red Pike, Dodd, descent to Buttermere for coffee & cake before continuing onto High Snockrigg, Robinson and Hindscarth and continuing on this ridge. I branched off path to climb to highest point on these Heathery/bilberry tops.Dazingdale11/06/2016
Billy Bland Challenge/BGR Leg 5 recce.screeleep28/03/2016
From Little Town. Scope End, Red Knott, High Crags (as Wainwright says, a mile of sheer delight, Hindscarth, Dale Head, Robinson, High Snab Bank, again as Wainwright says, three awkward steps - easily descended by shuffling.ijpowell18/03/2016
skelgill bank, catbells, maiden moor, high spy north top, high spy, dale head, hindscarth, robinson, high crags, red knott, scope end, C/W from cp at little town, nice sunny day.robertphillips13/03/2016
En route to Hindscarth summit bagging all bumps on the climb.Eddie07/11/2015
Nice little footpath from Red Knott along side of ridge, then short diversion to heathery/grassy top.Aye Jimmy06/09/2015
With Liz and Samclimbingkershaw23/08/2015
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
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmorun (Start/Parking point)Gutherscale - Skelgill Bank - Catbells - Maiden Moor - High Spy - Dale End Tarn - Dale End - Hindscarth - Scope End - Gutherscale.redbob18/07/2015
From Little Town Farm via Red KnottCorbett07/07/2015
As Part of the Newlands horseshoe. Glorious sunny day.AlunRees3112/06/2015
As Part of the Newlands horseshoe. Glorious sunny day.Alunrees3312/06/2015
Newlands RoundAjm031023/04/2015
Never found the cairn marked on the map but assume we crossed the top.Si's 2nd round19/04/2015
left paul on path to nab summit on my owncolinfielding29/12/2014
With John M on a weekend backpack around some of the Newlands Fells.alistairpooler09/08/2014
Climbed via Scope endrobert04/06/2014
Skelgill Bank>Catbells>High Crags>Maiden Moor>High Spy North Top>High Spy>Dale Head>Hindscarth>Red Knott>Scope End. Fantastic Walk in excellent weather with Jill, JC, Spoons, Imogen and Laura and the two hounds, Sky and Bella.RichieRambler19/04/2014
With Mum & Dad. Up Scope End - Hindscarth - Dale Head - High Spy - Catbells. Very windy.Mark Jackson17/04/2014
Down the ridge from Hindscarth with Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. We bumped into Adam Hyde on the way!Dangerous Dave10/04/2014
Stair Rawling End Causey Pike Seat Crag Hill Wandrop Whiteless Pike Bleak Rigg Newlands Hause Buttermere Moss Robinson Hindscarth High Crags Red Knotts Scope EndAndy Hirst04/11/2013
Ascent from Newlandslapwing8528/10/2013
Descended whole ridge with Bill and Margaret that I had picked up on Hindscarth when uncertain of their own navigation. (They had been right all along but talked themselves out of I - been there; done that.)Aimless Rambler30/08/2013
descending from Hindscarth on a round from Little Town..Lou23/08/2013
With Lindsay, Martin, Steve, Neil and Claire a direct ascent of Robinson via High Snab Bank. On to Dale Head for lunch returning over Hindscarth, High Crags, Red Knott and Scope End.knarf23/08/2013
Catbells - Maiden Moor - High Spy - Dale Head - Hindscarthre142108/06/2013
Newlands Round from Little Town in perfect condiotions. Catbells - Maiden Moor- High Spy - Dale Head - Hindscarth.MountainTerrier25/05/2013
Newlands round from Little Town in snowy conditions.The Playful Pig17/03/2013
Dale head horseshoeCaralynR16/02/2013
Scope End, Hindscarth, Dale Head, Robinson, Newlands Hause, Knott Rigg and Arg Crags from Little Townadrianturner01/09/2012
Scope End, Hindscarth, Dale Head, Robinson, Newlands Hause, Knott Rigg, Ard Crags from Little Town Lakesgirl01/09/2012