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Name:Thornthwaite Crag
Hill number:2535
Height:784m / 2572ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Triples, Eden (Carlisle), Kent, Leven (Ulverston)
Watershed:Morecambe Bay, St Bees Head to Ravenscar, Solway Firth
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 43150 10050
Summit feature:rock 45m N of beacon
Drop:31m
Col:753m  NY435100  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S OL7N
Observations:beacon (Wainwright/Birkett) 45m S at NY 43138 10008 is probably slightly lower
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1317 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Solo - nice sunny evening although is was getting colder as the evening went on. Together with Gray Crag.jonesj222/08/2018
Misty round of High Street from Hartsop with Lynn and the kidsnix_snilloc28/07/2018
Brothers Water, Caudale Moor, Stoney Cove Pike, Thornthwaite Drag, Racecourse Hill. With Jill and Gary.ijpowell19/07/2018
A walk of the Kentmere Round including High Street. Very very dry and warm conditions. Cloudless sky and high temperatures.maaaaaaaatty04/07/2018
Kentmere Horseshoesms.3724/06/2018
Birkett 3. Annual tribal gathering with Gill,Andy,Ellen,Doug and Fudge.Dave Geere23/06/2018
Tackling the Kentmere Horseshoe and hopefully grabbing a cache or two along the way.pfaffabouters23/06/2018
High level circuit from Mardale Head - up Kidsty Pike round to Selside Pike and down Old Corpse Road. 10 Wainwrights in total & 14 milesHillsidenick18/06/2018
With K en route from Stoney Cove Pike to Ill BellAshley23/05/2018
Om ridge walk from Kentmere.Cicatrice22/05/2018
Ascended up from Froswick on the Kentmere round. steady climb with easy paths to follow. With the weekend walkers.Zoe Little20/05/2018
Extended Kentmere round starting at Kentmere ascending the Garburn Pass before descending the valley and climbing Troutbeck Tongue. Headed up the Roman Rd up to Thornthwaite Crag and over to Gray Crag returning to High St and Mardale Ill Bell. Continued via the Nan Bield pass onto Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts. 16 miles and 5000 feetPhilip A17/05/2018
From Froswick, on Kentmere Roundrfoster01/05/2018
From FroswickCyclistno114/04/2018
Hartsop - Brock Crags - The Nab - Rest Dodd - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - High Raise - Kidsty Pike - High Street - Thornthwaite Crag - Gray Crag.twg2722/01/2018
From Kirkstone Pass Inn with Geordie and Will. Huge cairn plastered in rime.John Lee14/01/2018
Beautiful summit - huge trig! With GFE in snow. From Kirkstone Pass Inn - St Raven's Pass, Pike How, Hart Crag, Caudale Moor, Stony Cove Pike, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke. Descent via Troutbeck, Town End and Jenkin Crag to YHA Ambleside. 20kmFionalevey18/12/2017
5/11 (Yoke/Rainsbarrow Crag/Ill Bell/Froswick/Thornthwaite Crag/Lingmell End/Mardale Ill Bell/Harter Fell/Kentmere Pike/Goat Scar/Shipman Knotts)Fergalh18/11/2017
With PupLittledave18/11/2017
Late afternoon ascent from Mardale Head to Harter Fell (778m), Mardale Ill Bell (760m), Thornthwaite Crag (784m), and High Street (828m) before descending via Caspel Gate and Blea Water back down to Mardale Head. ~15Km distance with ~870m ascent.VirtualMountain15/11/2017
From High Street with Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave03/11/2017
From Frostwick we descended down before the long steady path up to the summit. this bit almost killed me! At the summit stands an impressive 14ft Cairn. we hunkered down and had dinner here! a peanut butter and banana sandwiches with views to die for. very cold thoughScotty 2 Hotty29/10/2017
Ascent from Hartsop on round of Hayeswater bagging Brock Crags - Buck Crag - Satura Crag - Rest Dodd - The Nab - Rest Dodd - High Street - Thonthwaite Crag (Beacon and Summit 45m to north) - North of Thornthwaite Crag - Gray Crag - Hartsop. Total GPS track = 13.14 miles with 1,302m of ascent in 8hrs and 16 mins with 6hrs 42 mins moving. Unbroken sun and clear with superb visibility and light winds.pwhitaker_196627/10/2017
Hollow Moor, Nameless, Shipman Knotts, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell, Mardale Ill Bell, Thornthwaite Cragkeithouk22/10/2017
From Hartsop and Gray Crag on to High Street & The Knott with DelvaNeilb19/10/2017
St Raven's Edge, Hart Crag, Pike How, Stony Cove Pike, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street, Kidsty Pike, Rampsgill Head, The Knott, Rest Dodd, Satura Crag, Buck Crag, Brock Crags, Angletarn Pikes South Top, Heck Crag, Angletarn Pikes, Stony Riggkeithouk08/10/2017
Rainsborrow Crag > Yoke > Ill Bell > Froswick > Thornthwaite Crag > Mardale Ill Bell > Lingmell End from GR: NY 45615 04116ronaldo33323/09/2017
3rd one of the day steep climb.Cyclistno117/09/2017
From Kentmere Village Hall NY 45600 04111 via the Garburn Road, Yoke, Ill Bell & Froswick, then went on to, High Street & Mardale Ill Bell. returned via Nan Bield Pass.Westdenewalker13/09/2017
Kentmere Horseshoe completed with Big Martin and Little MartinJC109/09/2017
Park up in Hartsop, long walk up Pasture Beck, up to Thornthwaite Crag, along the ridge to Gray Crag and back to Hartsop. Weather not the best but not too much rain.GaryG06/09/2017
2 day with wild campjwbellarby03/09/2017
From Kentmere https://wp.me/p8k0KU-nCLaurenExplores27/08/2017
Half of Kentmere Horseshoe Walked with Mary Chris Hannah and Friends. Weather turned bad after Mardale Ill bell Very wet by end.rwinrow06/08/2017
Walk round the Troutbeck Parish Boundary. Ascent 26IWC04/08/2017
Started the run at Kentmere. Up Garburn Pass turned left to bag Sallows & Sour Howes back tracked to Garburn Pass up to Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, out and back to Gray Crag around to High Street, Nan Bield Pass, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike & Shipman Knotts. 18.5 mile - 4,395ft of ascent.Stu Percival14/07/2017
From HartsopWeather Prophet12/07/2017
Parked at Brothers water, Hartsop Dodd, Stony Cove Pike, Thornthwaite Crag, Gray Crag. Cloud over Thornthwaite Crag and Gray Crag with no visibility from the summits.Fell_wanderer05/07/2017
Round from Mardale of Rough crag, High Street, Thornthwakite Crag, Gray Crag, Mardale Ill, Bell.lenman03/07/2017
Hartsop Dodd Stoney Cove Caudale Moor Gray Crag Thornthwaite Crag High Street The KnottWifey201620/06/2017
Hartsop Dodd,Stony Cove Pike, Caudale Moor, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street and the KnottTobo196920/06/2017
On way from Kirkstone Pass to High Street.NormanW19/06/2017
Kentmere roundjmistry8607/06/2017
Stopped for lunch after Gray Crag on the way to High Street.apshepherd03/06/2017
From Gray Crag and return via Theshwaite Mouth .Haygalzer06/05/2017
Continuation from Stony Cove Pike. Took the path east (a bit scrambly) down to Threshthwaite Mouth, then steeply up on the scree path to the summit. Onwards to Gray Crag. With DB and RP.marktrengove23/04/2017
In darkness but massive full moonBevSim08/04/2017
Anticlockwise walk of Kentmere Horseshoe from Kentmere including High Street.welshyboyo01/04/2017
LUUHC Clear skies all day Part of Kentmere HorseshoeCallumS11/03/2017
Kentmere Horseshoe - 9 Wainwrights - 24.8km walked with 1318m ascents in 7:48 moving and 2:59 stopped.Simply B04/03/2017