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Name:Raven Crag
Hill number:7991
Height:754m / 2474ft
Parent (Ma):2538  Red Screes
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Grid ref:NY 39428 08513
Summit feature:cairn on knoll
Col:754m  NY393084  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:lower summit near huge cairn at NY 39367 08424 corresponds to Synge's GR6 and might be his intended summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 164 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Great walk from Amblesideejjohnstone27/12/2019
With: hb sb ab; From Cow Bridge car park by Brothers Water through Hartsop Hall then up NE ridge of High Hartsop Dodd. Followed ridge to Little Hart Crag then down to Scandale Pass and up to Red Screes. Descended over Middle Dodd and path back to car.Ian Baines04/11/2019
Last of the day with Dusty , Jules & JillGrey Hare11/10/2019
Red Screes, Raven Crag, Middle Dodd from Kirkstone PassBheinn09/04/2019
Snarker Pike, Raven Crag, Red Screes, Middle Dodd, Little Hart Crag, High Hartsop Doddkeithouk31/03/2019
Rydale Church, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Rydal Fell, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Little Hart Crag, Red Screes, Raven Crag, Snarker Pike, Amblesidegaryhoney15/10/2018
Climbed from Ambleside on the way to Red Screesrobert08/08/2018
Ambleside, Snarker Pike, Raven Crag, Red Screes, Little Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike, Low Pike, Rydal.squeegs24/07/2018
Snarker Pike, Raven Crag, Red Screes, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Seat Sandalkeithouk18/03/2018
From Ambleside en route to Red Screesbenalder28429/01/2018
With Michael Earnshaw. See 2538 Red Screes for log.David Purchase02/09/2017
As part of the Scandale horseshoe.BobHancock26/08/2017
Snarker Pike, Raven Crag, Red Screes, Middle Dodd, High Hartsopp Dodd, Little Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike and Low Pike. From Ambleside. Great day in fabulous weather!!Alunrees3325/03/2017
2 of 9 on a 19k walk from Kirkstone Pass Inn to Ambleside. From Red Screes, on to Snarker Pike. Intermittent cloud giving some tantalizing views down to the pass.jonglew08/03/2017
with Andrewjthomson6nr901/01/2017
From Ambleside - up Scandale to the pass, round to Middle Dodd and back over Red Screes, Raven Crag, Snarker Pike etc. Lovely sunny day.milimana10/10/2016
With Goska, heading to Patterdale for Avalanche working groupMountain Goat05/10/2016
No summit here at all! With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave24/08/2016
2 days later again around lovely Scandale horseshoe with Lesley. Summit cairn hardly any reascent on main path to nearby Red Screes and set back from Raven CragChris Pearson17/06/2016
Scandale Horseshoe with L. Up from NW -skirted summit of Red Screes as not on direct line (quite refreshing to not take in every summit for once even when only a few minutes away)Chris Pearson15/06/2016
Circular from Ambleside, Scandale Pass, Middle Dodd, Red Screes, Raven Crag, Snarker Pike.Fell_wanderer25/05/2016
Ambleside-Kirkstone Road-Snarker Pike-Raven Crag-Red Screes-Scandale Pass-Dove Crag-High Pike-Low Pike-Low Sweden Bridge-Ambleside. On own.MorecambeMonkey17/04/2016
Circuit from Kirkstone Pass via High Hartsop Dodd, Red Screes, Wansfell Pike. Finished in the dark.Ajm031016/11/2015
Circular walk with Pete taking in Red Pike, Raven Crag and Snarker Pike from the Kirkstone Inn pubRiver-Girl04/10/2015
Ambleside-kirkstone Rd- Snarker Pike- raven Crag- Red Screes- Middle Dodd-Scandale Head- high Pike - low Pikebenarbia_813/08/2015
Must have done this years ago on ascents of Red Screes from Ambleside, no records. Couple of large cairns, no real summit. Descended to Snarker.Aye Jimmy30/06/2015
Ambleside,Low Pike,High Pike,Dove Crag,Little Hart Crag,High Hartsop Dodd,Little Hart Crag,Middle Dodd,Red Screes,Raven Crag,Snarker Pike. Solid rain and cloud.ijpowell25/06/2015
Windy, but otherwise fair weather.pwithnall06/06/2015
Cumbrian Challenge: Steel Fell - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - Black Brow - Red Screes - Raven Crag - Snarker Pikeronaldo33316/05/2015
Ambleside to Patterdale via Snarker Pike, Raven Crag, Red Screes and Middle Doddnosdrahcir28/11/2014
Snarker Pike, Raven Crag, Red Screes, Middle Dodd, Little Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Heron Pike North Top, Heron Pike, Nab Scarkeithouk09/11/2014
Up the Struggle from Ambleside then the FP over Snarker Pike & Raven Crag to Red Screes. Down Scandale Pass then FP along Scandale Beck back to Ambleside. Kev & Briony, Bob, Gary Dean & Torun Mc.K&B08/11/2014
From Red Screes, downhill all the way. The most likely bump to be the summit is at 39427 08511. I still can't see this as a proper summit.JohnStoneham15/10/2014
Ambleside-Grove Farm-Kirkstone Pass-Red Screes-Raven Crag-Snarker Pike-Ambleside on mostly sunny,shirtsleeves day.With Bridget and Oscar.catman21/09/2014
With Catman and Oscarrosiebridge21/09/2014
With Catman and Bridget.oscarrosie21/09/2014
Kirkstone Pass Inn up Red Screes down the ridgeByronHaywood14/08/2014
Snarker Pike, Raven's Crag, Red Screes, Middle Dodd, Little Hart Crag, High Hartsopp Dodd, High Pike and Low Pike from Ambleside.AlunRees3105/08/2014
Scandale Round from Miller Bridge in Ambleside. Snarker Pike - Raven Crag - Red Screes - Middle Dodd - Little Hart Fell - High Pike - Low Pike. Melting hot.MountainTerrier26/07/2014
Detour from Red Screes summit. Not sure why Tim Synge included this one - no apparent prominence from ridge.Crib Goch11/03/2014
From Ambleside. (with LUMC).robertgn02/03/2014
Scandale Horseshoe with Phil and Becky, having come up a day early for the CUHWC 25th Anniversary Trip. Then over to High Close YHA!Mark Jackson21/02/2014
With my girlfriend. Got the bus up the Kirkstone Pass then scrambled the brilliant Kilnshaw Chimney. Returned down the ridge to Ambleside. Such a fun day.Jake99427/07/2013
With Jo, linear walk from Kirkstone Inn: Red Screes, out and back to Middle Dodd, Raven Crag, Snarker Pike, Ambleside. Weather; high cloud, sunny intervals, warm, good visibility.amblerbob06/07/2013
This time an upward ascent with JJ trip.Lou05/05/2012
From Ambleside: up Scandale; down the ridge.summitsup10/12/2011
On descent from Red Screesijpowell21/07/2011
Sat and had our sarnies here after coming up from Syke Side caravan park over Middle Dodd (steep) and Red Screes. Back by High Hartsop Dodd.Walker Dan29/06/2011
Only just realised I have summited this synge twice. This time on a descent from Red Screes to Ambleside with Don, Topsie and Paddy. Lovely dayLou05/06/2011