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Name:Tarn Crag (Sleddale)
Hill number:2559
Height:664m / 2178ft
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle), Kent
Watershed:Morecambe Bay, St Bees Head to Ravenscar, Solway Firth
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis,
Bridge, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 48848 07851
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:160m
Col:504m  NY485088  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:cairn is NE of pillar (NY 48784 07802); pointed rock on grassy rise 60m WNW at NY 48786 07863 is of equal height
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 800 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
decibel17/06/2019
Lovely sunny afternoon with Leonie together with Grey Crag.jonesj209/06/2019
Walk from Sadgill - Grey Crag and Tarn Crag.janey.m27/05/2019
Stormer25/05/2019
Donpeblo04/05/2019
dave g24/04/2019
rallott07/04/2019
With CPgarth8703/04/2019
Cathy, Margaret, Dave, Graham.Ellie's Hills31/03/2019
Fell3wilki30/03/2019
ALHEJ Wilkins30/03/2019
PaulSatchell26/03/2019
With JGCW26/03/2019
Griffin22/02/2019
aul-fogie14/02/2019
Tribillo25/11/2018
HillBaggerIan10/11/2018
TheWanderer2710/11/2018
Sham Sharrock06/11/2018
Swindale,Selside Pike, High Howes, Branstree, Tarn Crag, Grey Crag, Harrop Pike back via Mosedale Cottage. Managed to find parking at Truss gap just after gate.garyhoney14/10/2018
janicestamper3207/10/2018
From Sadgill - Great Howe and Grey Crag first. Took a direct westerly route off the hill down to the Gatescarth Pass, some good scrambling down a ravine.jonglew22/09/2018
Lisa L06/09/2018
Kinggaz06/09/2018
treborconde01/09/2018
OLIVERS28/08/2018
Wainwright bagging day far Eastern fellsjmistry8604/08/2018
Janine30/07/2018
With Stephen. Selside Pike, Branstree NE top, Branstree (via Artle Beacon), Tarn Crag, Grey Crag & Harrop Pike. Parked at Mardale Head.ADT23/06/2018
A nice walk from Sadgill. The field by the parking spot is not mapped as open access but the farmer told me it's fine to go through the gate and there's a stile top left corner of the field. A good, tidy path leads up beside a grassy stream way, then heads right to another stile. An ATV track heads up over Great Howe, then it's easiest to go off piste to cut across the stream diagonally upwards below Grey Crag to the summit (unless you want to bag these Wainwright things as well). It's nice (and very easy) heading north down the fence to the head of Mosedale, then west and back down the River Sprint, great views all the way.Gill20/06/2018
belly08/06/2018
MelanieLHG02/06/2018
With wifey and Noblesstephenhughes29/05/2018
Me and our PicklesPaul Beard17/05/2018
High House Bank, Robin Hood, Lord's Seat, Grey Crag, Tarn Crag, Scam Matthewkeithouk13/05/2018
Dawn Oldham13/05/2018
WonderingWally07/05/2018
Nicky07/05/2018
From Mardale Head, Haweswater: Selside Pike, Branstree, Tarn Crag, Grey Crag, Harrop Pike. Beautiful hot May Bank holiday weekend. Went to the Punch Bowl in Askham village for a meal afterwards.Lazylizzie06/05/2018
From Grey Crag we took the short but very very wet and boggy 1 mile to Tarn Crag summit. Not the most enjoyable section of mountain but quickly got to the 2nd summit of the day and an excellent summit with a survey post at the top. From here followed the path down and back into the valley which led us down the never ending Gatescarth path back to the car. Cracking start to our 6 days off.Scotty 2 Hotty02/05/2018
With K from Branstree prior to wild camping nearby on flat grassy area of mine tailings.Ashley29/04/2018
arjh27/04/2018
Papwilkinson14/04/2018
(Walkers with) Dave Topliss, Torun Mcmoran, Susan Woodhouse. (Start/Parking point) Swindale - Swindale Head - Old Corpse Road - Selside Pike - High Howes (Branstree North East top) - Branstree - Mosedale col - Tarn Crag - Grey Crag - Harrop Pike - Little Mosedale - Mosedale - Swindale Head - Swindale.redbob08/04/2018
CraigDring08/04/2018
fellwanderer9207/04/2018
Malcvolm05/04/2018
babzjc25/03/2018
just me, cracking weatherwhiteuss24/02/2018
Bagged with Great Howe, Grey Crag and Harrop PikeWayne Mac24/02/2018