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Name:Green Crag
Hill number:2655
Height:488.7m / 1603ft
Parent (Ma):2643  Harter Fell (Eskdale)
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Duddon, Esk (Ravenglass)
Class:Hump, Tump (400-499m), Wainwright, Birkett, Synge,
Fellranger, Submarilyn
(Hu,Tu,4,W,B,Sy,Fel,sMa)
Grid ref:SD 20015 98275
Summit feature:rock 5m NW of cairn
Drop:144m
Col:345m  SD208992  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96
(1:25k) OL6N
Observations:rib of rock 25m NE of summit at SD 20033 98294 is as high
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 595 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
with Nick, from Eskdale YHA (Green Crag-Harter Fell-Hard Knott)richardsun13/05/2018
Circuit of Harter Fell starting from small car park at Jubilee Bridge taking path out to below Dow Crag then cut up on dry turf/heather all the way to Green Crag. Wet underfoot thereafter as I swung round by Birks then headed north to Hard Knot (up and down from col) returning by the impressive Roman fort.SS28/04/2018
Parked at the top of Hard Knott Pass, Hard Knott, Harter Fell & Green Crag back via Grassguards & Hard Knott forest.Stu Percival27/04/2018
With Chris, walked from home down the valley then up from Low Birker. Met several others also doing it because it was a Wainwright, I think we are the only ones that actually do it because we like it! Found route back via Penny Hill more easily than previously avoiding the really boggy bit. Back home by 1600.karentracey19/04/2018
Walk from the top of Hardknott Pass up and back to Hardknott picking up my rucksack from the car and walking on to Harter Fell. Descent and crossing of the normally boggy fell onto Green Crag returning through the woods to Birks and climbing back over the hill back to the car. Enjoyable beer at SouthwaitePhilip A11/04/2018
From Cockley Beck up Moasdale and ascend Hard Knott. Descend to Hardknott Pass and ascend Harter Fell via Demming Crag. Descend via SW path to Dunnerdale Forest and ascend Green Crag. Return to Dunnerdale Forest and down to Birks. Follow forest road to Black Hill and return to Cockley Beck.raymooremanx01/04/2018
From the Birker Fell road. Little Crag, Great Crag, Meeting Hill, Broad Crag, Green Crag and Crook Crag. Thankfully the boggy ground was frozen solid. Windy and bitterly cold.Lazylizzie04/03/2018
With DW from Woolpack. Doctor Bridge and up the zigzag. Early sun gave way to couldy dampness. Route one from Green Crag top to Harter base at the edge of the Duddon plantation. Very wet and made for heavy boots, but we amateurs made a decent speed up what is a decent grade to Harter Fell tops. Very quiet today. Just one other group seen in 6 hours. W9 and W10.nukeboy122/02/2018
Parked at Birks Bridge. Green Crag, Crook Crag, Dow Crag, Jubilee Bridge, Border End, Hard Knott. Excellent views of surrounding snow covered fells. Boggy and icy conditions in places with soft snow on Hard Knott.Fell_wanderer01/02/2018
From High Wallabarrow, a round of 10 hills out to Great Whinscale in high winds and driving rain. Staying at the Wallaborrow camping barn.jonglew17/12/2017
with paullithosyork17/11/2017
Round trip round the Birker Fell peaksMarkGD21/09/2017
From Woolpack.russell6119/09/2017
Jubilee Bridge - Harter Fell - Green Crag - Jubilee Bridgenolan18/09/2017
via the scramblesDavid Bell17/09/2017
lageropocolypsewhiteuss02/09/2017
With CPgarth8727/08/2017
With Molly from Birker fell road. An utter bog fest from start to finish.rattymeister23/08/2017
Birkett 3Dave Geere08/08/2017
Cracking little walkDunks30/07/2017
Walked over to Woolpack, got lost on way back, compass all over the place, fell off a gate. Epic day...Ellie's Hills12/05/2017
Wonderful walk up Harter Fell then across to Green CragTobo196922/04/2017
From Cockley Beck Harter Fell Green CragWifey201622/04/2017
DoneNicky27/03/2017
with davek973aren06/12/2016
From White How heading to Crook Crag. With GB.bolton02/11/2016
Firm grass verge parking about 200m NW of cattle grid at 184959 (Space for 1 car). Included in an anticlockwise circuit of the 8 Birketts, starting with Great Worm Crag & finishing on Great Crag. Some tough going during second half of walk. (PM)gerrybowes02/11/2016
26 mile run taking in; Lingmoor Fell, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Green Crag, Harter Fell & Hard Knott. https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1430377578StuP31/10/2016
From Jubilee Bridge car park at NY 213 011. Walked a circuit taking in Dow Crag, Crook Crag, Green Crag and Harter Fell. With Tony (plus Steve H, two Simons and Nick) on a dry sunny day.Skip25/10/2016
A super hill to save for my 443rd English HuMP. Parked by cattle grid to SSW then Great Worm Crag, Birker Fell - White How, Green Crag, Crook Crag, Great Whinscale, Broad Crag - Birker Fell and finally Birker Fell - Great Crag on a warm sunny day.Dugswell203/10/2016
Climbed with Zoe, Joe, Maddie, Lulu, Jeff & Jeff's mates (214th for Jeff).neilblair35325/09/2016
From Eskdale NT car park nr. Wha House Farm NY 201 009 Then onto Harter FellWestdenewalker17/09/2016
Birks Bridge - Kepple Crag - Green Crag - Harter Fell - Hardknott Pass - Hard Knott - Birks Bridgedanthwaites13/09/2016
Birker Fell tour in mist and persistent rain. Great Crag, Broad Crag, Green Crag, White How, Great Worm Crag. Very boggy!Nick12/09/2016
From Wallowbarrow Heald. Tussocky grass and deep heather. Path indistinct. May be prudent to reascend White How again.moorsman17/08/2016
Walked up from Eskdale around Harter Fell to Hardknott Roman Fortjmistry8606/08/2016
(Walkers With) Torun Mcmoran, Dan Powell, William Powell, Imogen Powell, Caitlin Powell, Sam Morton, Andrea Purcell, Michael Holt, Carl. (Parking/start point) Woolpack Inn - Penny Hill Farm - Kepple Crag - Crook Crag - Green Crag - Low Birker Tarn - Low Birker Farm - Woolpack Inn.redbob25/07/2016
SRFrank17/06/2016
parked at CG 184958 round of great worm crag, white how, green crag, broad crag, great crag,robertphillips30/05/2016
Warm. Lovely walk back through oak woods, blue bells and black Herdy lambs.AlanDStewart28/05/2016
3rd to bag 😀Sabbatical09/05/2016
Afternoon round of Green Crag and Harter Fell from Bootnosdrahcir20/04/2016
Nic & NedNicola & Stuart19/04/2016
Windermere Holiday 2016cwrci03/04/2016
With G. Boot > Penny Farm > Kepple Crag via path to west from NY 198 002 > Dow Crag > Great Whinscale > Crook Crag > Green Crag > Low Birker via path (intermittent & not as ROW marked) > BootRT197027/03/2016
Last of three summits today, route used An Eskdale medley was taken from Stuart Marshall's book Walking the Wainwrights. Park at the top of Hardknott pass which is very steep so take care in wintery conditions. The route passes through an area being used as wet land and can be very boggy!WAYNE ROWLETT06/03/2016
From Seathwaite via Grassguards with Iron Crag & Wallowbarrow Heald on returnbenarbia again29/12/2015
Walk with Nikki and Fozzy it was a bit wet under footRVFoster29/12/2015
Boggylgwalksg13/12/2015
Start Woolpack Inn over Doctor's Bridge to Low Birker and Low Birker Tarn. Descent off summit N off path to begin with down to Keppel Crag then Penny Hill Farm. Lovely warm sunny day with extensive views.Grasmoor07/09/2015