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Name:Arnison Crag
Hill number:2614
Height:433m / 1421ft
Parent (Ma):2527  St Sunday Crag
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Tump (400-499m), Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
(Tu,4,W,B,Sy,Fel)
Grid ref:NY 39357 14968
Summit feature:cairn on tor
Drop:32m
Col:401m  NY392149  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:rock 3m S is highest point
Survey:Abney level
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Descended down from Birks and took the path leading to the submit. Steep grassy paths with odd rocky sections. Nothing technical. With Richie.Zoe Little26/10/2019
Arnison Crag - Birks - St Sunday Crag with Trout and Manuelrobba_wag19/10/2019
From Patterdale. Good path to the summit. Lovely views.LizH16/10/2019
From Patterdale on the way to Birks and St. Sunday.Alan04/07/2019
Glenridding - Patterdale - Arnison Crag - Birks - St Sunday Crag (heavy mist) - return via contoured descent to Arnison Crag.screeleep30/03/2019
Patterdale > Arnison Crag > Trough Head > Birks > Gavel Pike > St Sunday Crag > Deepdale Hause > Grisdale Hause > Seat Sandal > Grisdale Tarn > Patterdale. Fine day with sunny breaks, wind quite chilly on the tops, just me.johnkaysleftleg27/03/2019
Solo. Cloudy. Walked from Glenridding campsite via Lantys Tarn (nice and peaceful) and Glenamara Park (many trees now felled) and onto path up. Cut off path for more direct ascent, tougher but cut out much double backing on path on top towards Birks. From summit carried straight onto Birks via path.Statto24/03/2019
With Sue from Patterdale via Oxford Crag. return same way due to extreme wind and rain. Very wet.Frank16/03/2019
From Birks via Trough Head. Solo. Weather too bad so abandoned St Sunday Crag attempt.Dangerous Dave05/02/2019
after Patterdale interview and appointment!Dave Sargent16/01/2019
With NB from Patterdale via Oxford Crag, Arnison Crag, Trough Head, Lords Seat, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Birks, Black Crag. Very windy.Frank15/01/2019
With FR from Patterdale. 8C in valley 3C on tops Windy clear below 600m Arnison Crag, St Sunday Crag, BirksBheinn15/01/2019
Debs and Tali, day off work.Mountain Goat10/12/2018
From Bridgend to Lane Head ascent to Trough Head to Arnison Crag. Return to Trough Head and ascent of Birks and on to St Sunday Crag. Descent to Deepdale Hause and Grisedale Tarn, circle tarn along north shore. Ascent of Seat Sandal, descent to Grisedale Hause around south side of Grisedale Tarn. Descent to Grisdale Forest, cross Grisedale Beck onto south side of valley, and down to Patterdale. Return to Bridgend along A592.raymooremanx19/11/2018
With Toby S. Deepdale horseshoe from Patterdalerichardsun18/11/2018
petey31/07/2018
From Grisedale Bridge via Oxford Crag.summitsup30/07/2018
A Grisedale Horseshoesms.3714/07/2018
Easy up and down in under 2 hours.Nick15/06/2018
Final set of hills around Deepdale to complete the Wainwrights with Mark W who finished his second round and Mr Murphy. Set of from Bridgend eastwards to Deepdale Hall andt ascend the bracken covered slopes up to Arnison Crag retracing our steps to go on to Birks, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag and finally number 214 Hartsop above How before descending back to the car. A fine hot day but cloud above 700m restricted the views. 9.5 miles and 3,800 feetPhilip A04/06/2018
Walked up Arnison crag from Gillside campsite, on a muggy morning, then later on practicing swimming in Ulswater to get ready for the open water swim in two days.Joel45101/06/2018
With my dog Tess.1st of day From Patterdaleadrian34529/05/2018
With MVW from Patterdale via Oxford Crag, Arnison Crag, Trough Head, Lords Seat, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Birks, Black Crag.Frank20/03/2018
Jo grace and samstuduncan25/02/2018
DoneNicky28/12/2017
From the car park in Patterdale at NY 39554 15937 - £4.50 per day. Took the RoW up Grisedale, then path by wall past Oxford Crag up to the summit. Then descended to Trough Head and down to rejoin outward route through Glenamara Park. With DB and BC.Man of Kernow115/12/2017
Parked in Patterdale, straight up and down to Arnison Crag. Good, clear views from the top, a bit of rain around.Fell_wanderer04/12/2017
From Patterdale. With LP.wombourne30/11/2017
From Patterdale. First one of the day.Cyclistno119/11/2017
CJM12/10/2017
Parked at Patterdale and ran along to Glenridding up onto Glenridding Dodd, Sheffield Pike down to Nick Head then skirted Glencoyne Head up onto Hart Side skirted White Stones to the top of Sticks Pass then up onto Raise, White Side, Helvellyn trig point along Swirral Edge, Catstycam, out & back to Birkhouse Moor, Striding Edge, Nerthermost Pike, Dollywagon Pike, Seat Sandal, St Sunday Crag, Birks & Arnison Crag.Stu Percival03/10/2017
From Patterdalealanm903/10/2017
TC, EC. Parked at Bridgend then walk proper started at Patterdale Post Office. Waited for rain to clear so only set off at 15.15. Went past primary school children learning to rock climb and met Mrs Kaan, former GP and wife of Frank Kaan, originally from Holland. Fascinating lady.TopCat195921/09/2017
14:20, 15 degrees at Patterdale Hotel. Waited for heavy shower to pass. On to Gavel Pike.Wycombe Wanderer09/09/2017
Marshalling Arniston Crag Fell RaceDinoF27/08/2017
Short day today Our REST DAY Up St Sunday Crag returning via Birks & Arnison CragTobo196921/08/2017
Rest day ..... ! From White Lion Patterdale St Sunday Crag Birks Arnison CragsWifey201621/08/2017
Pleasant stroll up from the White Lion on a lovely morning. Bit soggy after the overnight rain. Climbing crag passed in quiet for a change. Continued over top and down to Trough Head. Nice old metal ladder stile and gill line down into fine Glenamara park and FP back to start.nordicstar17/08/2017
A beautiful summers walk.jenx17/08/2017
Circular with Birks from Patterdale with Delva. M6 closure put us 2 hours behind time so had to to cope with the hottest part of the hottest day of the year so far.Neilb18/06/2017
From Patterdale: Arnison Crag, Birks, St.Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag and Hartsop Above Howe. Beautiful weekend away in the LakesLazylizzie02/06/2017
Started climb at 4.30pm. Beautiful,sunny, clear evening with a light breeze. Initially very steep but soon accomplished.Peak Rambler31/05/2017
Arnison Crag from Patterdale YHA. Quick trip up and back before driving home after a cracking short break.Butty27/05/2017
As part of the Great Grisedale Horseshoe from Stuart Marshalls book.hillexplorer27/03/2017
Arnison Crag, Birks, St.Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield and Gavel Pike. From Patterdale. 3rd great day of amazing views and weather!!Alunrees3327/03/2017
13 miles / 7 Fells in glorious winter sunshine and snow - with Karen. Patterdale / ARNISON CRAG / BIRKS / ST SUNDAY CRAG / Grisedale Tarn / SEAT SANDAL / DOLLYWAGON PIKE / NETHERMOST PIKE / HELVELLYN / Swirral Edge / Patterdale.richoakes25/03/2017
Climbed from Patterdale with Gill, Betty, Mum, Dad, Chris, Nick, Pat, Bill, Jane, Cooch, Isobel, Ellie and Lewis.dhbond12/03/2017
Up and down from White Lion carpark, Patterdale, with InezDoddsa29/11/2016
From White Lion pub behind public toilets. followed wall up. Done after a break in the car. Done with Bec EdwardsScotty 2 Hotty06/11/2016
Parked outside the church in Patterdale. An 80 minute return on the path behind the hotel which leads directly to the summit. With GB in glorious autumn weather.bolton25/10/2016