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Name:Horsehow Crags
Hill number:3878
Height:433m / 1421ft
Parent (Ma):2643  Harter Fell (Eskdale)
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Duddon, Catchment Boundaries, Esk (Ravenglass)
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 22451 00802
Summit feature:rock
Drop:20m
Col:413m  NY223005  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Observations:this is highest outcrop although several could be intended summit
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 191 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
A BIT MISTY SO PLANNED A SHORT WALK. WENT FROM WRYNOSE BRIDGE UP TO LONG CRAG THEN ACROSS TO BLAKE RIGG. JOYCE DID PIKE O' BLISCO AND BACK TO CAMPSITE VIA RED TARN. WEATHER IMPROVED SO DROVE ON TO HARDKNOTT PASS AND BAGGED HORSEHOW CRAGS AND DEMMING CRAG. HADN'T REALISED THE LATTER INVOLVED ALMOST ASCENDING HARTER FELL!BURGESS13/07/2019
From NY21439 01177 Yew Bank - Hard Knott - HK South Top - Border End - Peathill Crag - PC South Top - Horsehow Crags - Demming Crag - Harter Fell - Green Crag - Crook Crag - Great Whinscale - Dow Cragscreeleep20/04/2019
From Peathill Crag South Top. Might be nice to scramble around the rocks a bit in nice weather but wasn't so didn't. Decided to call it a day. Wet but happy.Wycombe Wanderer02/03/2019
A round of mostly Synges from SD230974Jim.Fothergill27/02/2019
FROM HARTER SUMMITFairsnape24/11/2018
On the way down from Harter Fell with Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave01/11/2018
From Hardknott with GoskaMountain Goat07/04/2018
Parking area about 30yd E. of top of Hardknott Pass (Space for 3 cars). 3rd of 4 Synges/Birketts S. of pass. From Peathill Crag South Top, easy going along paths/trods to the unmarked summit rock. Continued to Demming Crag. (PM)gerrybowes12/09/2017
3rd top of 4 from the top of the Hardknott Pass. With GB.bolton12/09/2017
From Peathill Crag South Top onto Demming Crag converging with the path.Eddie09/09/2017
Birkett 3Dave Geere20/08/2017
Solosimon and co08/10/2016
2 day walk with BWchrisj196502/06/2016
3rd min summit on the climb to Harter Fell. Much better route than Wainwrights description of the climb. At this point Cad sprained his ankle.Karmakarl09/05/2016
6/8 Climbed up from HardKnott Pass, (HardKnott South Top/Hard Knott/Border End/Peathill Crag/Peathill Crag South Top/Horsehow Crag/Demming Crag/Harker Fell)Fergalh12/07/2015
Climbed from Seathwaite via Harter fellrobert26/08/2014
Woolpack Low Birker Kepple Crag Great Whinscale Crook Crag The Pike Green Crag Harter Fell Demming Crag Horsehow Crags Hard Knott Yew Bank Lingcove Brotherilkeld WoolpackAndy Hirst18/08/2014
Third tickable bump on way from top of Hardknott to Harter Fell.Aye Jimmy25/04/2014
On a backpack from Silecroft (day 3).Phreerunner20/04/2014
visited with Neil, Brian and Steve whilst ascending Harter Fell on a linear walk which covered Hard Knott and returned to Seathwaite.Lou07/11/2013
Done solo as part of entire Hard Knott and Harter Fell groupsAimless Rambler24/10/2013
Visited on our descent from Harter Fell.jonglew08/09/2013
+JBSimonK25/08/2013
Solo direct ascent of Harter Fell from Birks Bridge. Descended to Hardknott Pass over Deeming Crag and Horseshow Crags to make ascent of Hard Knott.knarf19/04/2013
with Tony very wet very windy last of three from Jubilee bridge before driving to Cold pikecolinfielding18/04/2013
From Jubilee Bridge via Demming CragAnduril28/05/2012
Lakes 3 dayer. Solo. Silecroft station>Black Combe>Stoneside Hill>Buckbarrow>Kinmont Buckbarrow>Burn Moor>Whitfell>Stainton Pike>Yoadcastle>Woodend Heights>White Pike>Overnight by Devoke Water)Green Crag>Harter Fell>Hard Knott>Overnight at Lingcaove>walk out along Eskdale to Ravenglass station.gary.jones406/05/2012
Top of Hard Knott Pass - Horsehow Crags - Demming Crag - Harter Fellbenarbia_810/04/2012
Peathill Crag, Peathill Crag South Top, Horsehow Cragsronaldo33317/03/2012
Jubilee Bridge > Hard Knott Fort > HORSEHOW CRAGS unmarked rocky outcrocp with two possible high points, E top slightly higher (inches in it) > Demming Crag > Harter Fell > Spothhow Gill > Jubilee BridgeTony Hartry II09/01/2012
Birkett 2Dave Geere04/12/2011
Climbed on the descent of Harter Fell.JohnStoneham31/10/2011
Obvious first top on the right from Hard Knott Pass, fantastic view of Hard Knott fort, with Jacob.ollismark24/09/2011
2dads03/07/2011
Circular taking in Hardknott, Harter FellFlipperfeet17/01/2011
With Jo, circular walk from Birks Bridge cp: Harter Fell, Demming Crag, Horsehow Crags, down road to Black Hall then footpath. Weather; high cloud, sunny intervals, cool breeze, good visibility.amblerbob15/05/2010
Hardknott Roman fort carpark, up road to top of pass, turn right up hill Horsehow Crags, Demming Crag, to Harter Fell, down other side along track/path back to car park.joseph mitchell16/10/2009
From hard Knott pass after a camp on Raven Cragmick25/08/2009
With Mick and Andy backpack at Hard KnottBillyP25/08/2009
Descending from Harter FellCaralynR16/08/2009
from hard knott passgigglejon14/02/2008
With Eire & Evan.Dangerous Dave24/08/2007
walk-harter fellbabsjess07/08/2007
Birketts CLF walk S/HAR1 Jubilee Bridge > Spothhow Gill > Harter Fell > Demming Crag > HORSESHOW CRAGS summit a mixture of rock and grass > Jubilee BridgeTony Hartry13/06/2006
On descent from harter Fell before path through forest to starting point with SB.Dugswell224/09/2005
With HBremnerB13/08/2003
From Hardknott Pass.Marshsand19/10/2000
After a long fell run with Lesley from Wrynose Pass all along Conston ridge taking in Birketts and repeat Wainwrights- to Fox Haw & Newfield Inn (tea). hitched back for car then Harter Fell with its two craggy Birkett tops in evening (Synge list not out then so return trip needed later for those 2). Camped by roadside.Chris Pearson22/07/2000
K From Hardknott Passcrazy05/06/2000
Crossed en route to Harter CragRhayader_wander15/08/1996