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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, Catchment Boundaries, 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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Circuit of Green Crag and Harter Fell taking in as much scrambling and possible. Did this by the rocks on the north ridge, which had just one exposed section. Quite an attractive little peak.Jake99430/03/2019
From foresrty commission car park in Upper Dunnerdale, with Ellie dog.BLACKHILL29/03/2019
Circuit of Green Crag and Harter Fell from Eskdale Hostel with Kendal FellwalkersMountainhikes24/03/2019
From Penny Hill FarmWeather Prophet26/02/2019
From Woolpack Inn at Eskdale to Low Birker Farm, followed good path up onto the plateau, then path just to East of Low Birker Tarn, climbed Tarn Crag from there followed line of a path through the crags to the summit. Took NE path off to edge of forest, a bit boggy but ok, then bridletrack NW to footpath junction and followed footpath down to Penny Hill Farm. Then bridletrack and road back. Good path all the way down. GPS measured just over 7 miles.JulieB24/02/2019
With SDT. Harter Fell & Green Crag from car park at Birks Bridge. 7.7 miles/ 2061 ft.ADT17/02/2019
With Lanky SamCora Thorny29/01/2019
Glorious clear January frosty day. Views from Green Crag were spectacular. Walked up from Birks car park.DD230917/01/2019
Clear, views unlike 5 years ago when it was dark.davechaffey28/12/2018
Two possible HPs- cairn and nearby outcrop- [probably the latter) in fog and wind but rain stopped. With group from Eskdale YH, who left us soon after to descend as we continued in much improving weather.Denise 28/12/2018
Cloudy/wet walk over tumps and the wainwright, Green Crag. Cloud lifted as we came down the valley.Joel45128/12/2018
From crook Crag in cloud with Denise, Graham, Sarah, Tony M, Joel, Fran, Jenny, Tamsin & Jess. No views, summit has rock out crops, most SW'ly having a small cairn.RichardM28/12/2018
FROM WOOLPACK INNFairsnape24/11/2018
Parked at Birks Car Park and approached through Dunnerdale Forest. Took the Eskdale BW below Kepple crag. Left the plantation then took the footpath as per wainwrights book. It was very hard to find and very wet, took 30 mins to get across to Long Crag. Easier from there on!Sham Sharrock29/10/2018
Walked up from the Woopack Inn. With Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave29/10/2018
From Birksjonesthesteam02/10/2018
With JGCW25/09/2018
walk-green cragbabsjess23/09/2018
Climbed green crag following birket description but from the othe sideseanrtaylor9123/09/2018
From Birker Fell road with JulesGrey Hare25/08/2018
From Boot via Low Birkett TarnCyclistno110/08/2018
petey04/08/2018
Eskdale YHA - GREEN CRAG - Eskdale YHAeviljeff916/07/2018
From Biker Fell Road there and back via Great Crag and Broad Crag. Would have been very boggy if it hadn't been for the dry weather. Worth a trip for the 360' views of the Western Lakes and round to Morecambe Bay The Esk Estuary and Isle of ManNeilb01/07/2018
From Harter Fell. Starting to tire by now in the heat. Great views over to the Scafell range, Black Combe dominated the view seawards. A long old slog back to the car at Hardknott Pass but a good day all round!James McKnight30/06/2018
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
Just me , 30 degrees heatPaul Beard26/03/2018
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