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Name:Thack Moor
Hill number:2770
Height:609.65m / 2000ft
Parent (Ma):2707  Cross Fell
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:North Pennines - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N)
Grid ref:NY 61166 46278
Summit feature:no feature on N side of wall
Drop:58m
Col:552m  NY636456  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 86
(1:25k) OL31W
Observations:trig point 15m W at NY 61153 46279 is 0.1m lower and ground 15m SE by wall at NY 61179 46266 is 1cm lower
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Survey of Thack Moor.pdf
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 192 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
henrybuckets12/05/2019
Steve Q18/03/2019
mcbiydw217/02/2019
From Renwick. Good farm tracks all the way. On to Watch Hill for a short 6 mile round of these 2 hills.jonglew12/02/2019
A W Bryan23/01/2019
geoffreycurnock01/01/2019
Christo197901/01/2019
parked at NY 59950 43692 followed path all the way to the summit then on to watch hill and back solocolinfielding05/11/2018
Gavin Theobald27/09/2018
Dusty13/09/2018
andrew brown20/07/2018
Ben Rinnes19/07/2018
solitaryfellwanderer14/07/2018
nigheandonn06/07/2018
From RenwickSlash323/06/2018
From Car park near ruins of the Hartside Café - across the moor rising to Black Fell via Little Daffenside - Black Fell Summit and Trig (664) - descend towards Long Tongue Beck then rise onto Watch Hill Summit (602) past the currocks and on to Thack Moor Summit (610) & Trig - track towards Townhead but turned to Outhwaite - Flowering Wood - Peas Crook - Haresceugh - lane to Seleh Bridge - Bridleway via Ricker Gill bridge to Hartside and Carbriandavies28/05/2018
Enjoyable circular walk from Renwick-Thack Moor-Watch Hill-Black Fell-Hartside summit(shame about the cafe burning down).With Oscar and Bridget.catman20/05/2018
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie20/05/2018
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge20/05/2018
Climbed from Renwicktomd408/01/2018
Frogreen15/11/2017
As others from Renwick, including Watch Hill. Return via higher public footpath from Watch Hill very wet, maybe lower path might be better?David Gradwell02/11/2017
George Gradwell02/11/2017
Climbed up along the ridge from Harside summit, it was a surprisingly long way and quite a lot of height loss and gain. I estimated a round trip of 15km with nearly 400m of ascent. Great views over the lakes and north over the vast expanse of the Alston Moors.dianepick01/11/2017
poppiesrara29/10/2017
tomcr8805/10/2017
Edwin Gradwell02/10/2017
Evening walk from Renwick in the sunshine. Good path, excellent views.Winterfloodian09/08/2017
Sprog05/08/2017
Was staying at Melmerby so started there.Took the track from GR 6148 3767 to 6129 4009. Took mainly roads to Renwick. Pleasant climb up to Thack Moor, Watch Hill and Black Fell and then down to Hartside where I had some lunch. Fiends fell and then Little Knapside Hill and then picked up the path at GR 6366 3834 which was a pleasant walk.tsharp06/07/2017
daddybond13/06/2017
ras5226/05/2017
I started from the village of Renwick. A path leads direct from the village to the summit, becoming vague only a couple of hundred feet from the top.peter4lc06/05/2017
With G. and others. Renwick > Thack Moor > Watch Hill > Black Fell > Hartside > RenwickRT197018/04/2017
Walked on my own straight up and back on the path from Renwick. Cold but calm, snowy on the top. The sun was just setting and the fell was bathed in red light as I approached it. I was heralded back to my car by Renwick church bells. A great little fell to climb after doing Cold Fell in the morning.flockwatcher22/01/2017
Parked in Renwick. Filthy weather on the way : strong northerly wind and rain turning to sleet turning to snow. Much better on the way down. Faint path through the grass from the top of the very good track leads all the way to the summit trig. With Tinside Rigg, done on the same day, recompletes the Nuttalls.Owen B06/11/2016
cumbria mammoth04/09/2016
Archie29/08/2016
KathW29/08/2016
neilsan12/08/2016
Alan Caine16/07/2016
patrick30/04/2016
Climbed solo from Renwick and returned via Watch Hill.dhbond21/04/2016
Chris Terrey 26/03/2016
andy6312/11/2015
ChrisC08/11/2015
iainwalton13/10/2015
THIRD CONSECUTIVE CLOUDLESS DAY AT ALSTON BASE CAMP. FOLLOWED NUTTALLS' WALK 9.8 FROM WHITLEY CASTLE UP LONG DRAG TO GREY NAG, THEN EASY WALK TO TOM SMITH'S STONE TOP BUT VERY BAD BOG ONTO BLACK FELL. THANKFULLY NEW BOOTS PROVED TOTALLY WATERPROOF BUT VERY SLOW GOING. THEN HEADED OFF OVER EASY TERRAIN TO NEW TOP AT THACK MOOR AND DOWN TO RENWICK WHERE PICKED UP BY WIFE. GLORIOUS SUNSHINE AND VIEWS ALL DAY.BURGESS28/09/2015
Walk to complete the English Nuttalls with Dad. Final one was Fiend's Fell.AGWilliamson26/09/2015
Matt12/09/2015