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Name:Harrop Pike
Hill number:2567
Height:637m / 2090ft
Parent (Ma):2559  Tarn Crag (Sleddale)
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle), Lune
Watershed:St Bees Head to Ravenscar, Morecambe Bay, Solway Firth
Class:Nuttall, Birkett, Synge
(N,B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 50067 07788
Summit feature:grassy bump 25m SW of cairn on far side of fence
Drop:16m
Col:621m  NY498075  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:ground is about 30cm higher than cairn base (NY 50076 07809)
Survey:Abney level
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Swindale,Selside Pike, High Howes, Branstree, Tarn Crag, Grey Crag, Harrop Pike back via Mosedale Cottage. Managed to find parking at Truss gap just after gate.garyhoney14/10/2018
With Stephen. Selside Pike, Branstree NE top, Branstree (via Artle Beacon), Tarn Crag, Grey Crag & Harrop Pike. Parked at Mardale Head.ADT23/06/2018
me and picklesPaul Beard17/05/2018
From Mardale Head, Haweswater: Selside Pike, Branstree, Tarn Crag, Grey Crag, Harrop Pike. Beautiful hot May Bank holiday weekend. Went to the Punch Bowl in Askham village for a meal afterwards.Lazylizzie06/05/2018
(Walkers with) Dave Topliss, Torun Mcmoran, Susan Woodhouse. (Start/Parking point) Swindale - Swindale Head - Old Corpse Road - Selside Pike - High Howes (Branstree North East top) - Branstree - Mosedale col - Tarn Crag - Grey Crag - Harrop Pike - Little Mosedale - Mosedale - Swindale Head - Swindale.redbob08/04/2018
Did on a round of Great Howe, Grey Crag and Tarn CragWayne Mac24/02/2018
There and back again from Grey crag along fence. A little snow in places made it easier over the wet stuff.bevandy11422/02/2018
with Neil B other summits on route - Grey Crag - Tarn Crag - Branstree - Selside PikeRoy_H09/02/2018
+CliffSimonK30/01/2018
Parked by Longsledale Church - Lane then track zig- zag it goes up the hill to the open moor above - Capplebarrow (513) - Ancrow Brow - Mere Crag - Sledale Moor (638) - Harrop Pike (637) - Tarn Crag (664) - Sadgill - lane back to Longsledale Churchbriandavies02/12/2017
Up from Sadgill via Great Howe and Grey Crags good grass paths all way, bit boggy in places. Excellent tall well-made cairn and views to Howgills and Pennines makes up for this hill's lack of prominence. Back along fence to Tarn Crag tops next.Hillsidenick02/11/2017
Bannisdale Horseshoe (diversion to collect summit)Littledave24/07/2017
Part of the Crookdale horse shoe.BobHancock01/07/2017
From the A6 memorial, an anti clockwise circuit of Crookdale.bardolph03/06/2017
St Mary's Church CP -> Great Howe -> Grey Crag -> Harrop Pike -> Ancrow Brow N -> Ancrow Brow -> Swinklebank Crag -> Capplebarrow -> St Mary's Church CPbriandiggle28/05/2017
From Sadgill via Grey Crag. Sunny with good views.Winterfloodian22/04/2017
From Memorial lay-by on A6 (NY 55383 06193) - Whatshaw Common East Top - Whatshaw Common - Little Yarlside - Great Yarlside - Wasdale Pike - Great Yarlside - Harrop Pike - Grey Crag - Lord's Seat - Robin Hood - High House Bank. Grassy paths throughout although sometimes vague. Very wet underfoot, would only recommend after a prolonged dry period.david23020102/04/2017
Circular from Sadgill after wrong turn in cloudNeilb12/03/2017
Parked on Shap pass, Little Yarlside, Great Yarlside, Harrop Pike, Grey Crag, Tarn Crag, Wasdale Pike, Wasdale Head. Sunny, clear views, cold, icy.Fell_wanderer27/01/2017
fa, 2 in party, cold and clear, 7.5 hrs, 22km, round of the mosedale fells, great day clear and cold, called in at the mosedale cottage on the way back to swindalerum doodle 02/11/2016
Parked in lay-by on top of Shap Fell (A6), Whatshaw Common East Top, Whatshaw Common, Little Yarlside, Great Yarlside 597, Harrop Pike, Grey Crag, Tarn Crag and back via Harrop Pike and Great Yarlside 591 down to car.Chipstertrain24/09/2016
selside pike, branstree north top, branstree, tarn crag, grey crag, harrop pike, ulthwaite rigg,scam matthew, high wether howe, seat robert, glde howe, from swindale.robertphillips30/07/2016
11.1 Mile walk from top of A6, walked down to Crookdale Bridge and straight up to High House Bank summit (Small cairn), along ridge onto Robin Hood (small cairn)and onto Lords Seats very featureless summit, followed ridge across a few bogs to Grey Crag then across big bog to Tarn Crag, back across to Harrop Pike cairn and along easy ridge to Great Yarlside's featureless summit down over pathetic knoll of Little Yarlside and onto boggy Whatshaw Common (no cairn), back down to pass. Nice day, started sunny then high cloud spilt in. Couldn't believe we didn't see anybody on a Sunday in the lakes!DanTrig17/07/2016
Snowy cotton grass growing out of the mires very striking today.cumbria mammoth17/07/2016
Parked in large layby on A6 at NY552062 – Whatshaw Common East Top – Whatshaw Common – Little Yarlside – Great Yarlside - Harrop Pike - Grey Crag - Great Howe – Lord’s Seat – Robin Hood – High House Bank – Over Crookdale Beck & up track to car. Very cold windy day, snow on ground. Had a nice boiled egg.mcbiydw216/02/2016
Short circuit from SedhillAjm031004/02/2016
Short afternoon round of four Long Sleddale fells: Great Howe, Grey Crag, Harrop Pike and Tarn Crag. Parked at Sadgill and walked alone in dull but dry weather. A bit boggy on the peat plateau. Walked out and back to Harrop Pike from Grey Crag following the fence.Skip10/10/2015
With G. From parking at NY521142 along road to Swindale Head, followed Nuttalls' route 7.4 Selside Pike > Branstree NE Top > Branstree > Tarn Crag > Grey Crag > Harrop Pike descending to Little Mosedale Beck (no visible tracks) then bridleway to Swindale Head.RT197001/10/2015
From layby on A6 up below Lamb Pasture to Bannisdale Horseshoe but reversed at Swinklebank Crag to Grey Crag (an on the hoof decision) and back by Lord's Seat and Robin Hood and out bu High Barrow Bridge. Cool but sunny - excellent tramp.SS05/09/2015
MR CJchrisj196531/08/2015
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave25/07/2015
From Tarn Cragiannotts05/07/2015
From Longsleddale church car park. Murthwaite Knott, Whiteside Pike, Todd Fell, Cappelbarrow, Swinklebank Crag, Ancrow Brow, nameless (Banisdale Horseshoe) Harrop Pike, Grey Crag, Tarn Crag and Great Howe (Longsleddale). Great conditions :-)AlunRees3116/04/2015
From Great Yarlsiderb28/11/2014
with Parlick and Liz Halpin on a cold grey and damp remembrance Sunday. From Sad Gill to Grey Crag then on to Tarn Crag. On the way up I lost my Poppy that I had intended to place at 11.00.Shutterlag09/11/2014
Done soloAimless Rambler04/10/2014
Swindale - Selside Pike - Branstree - Tarn Crag - Grey Crag - HARROP PIKE - Swindaleeviljeff921/07/2014
A6 summit -> High House Bank -> Robin Hood -> Lords Seat -> Grey Crag -> Harrop Pike -> Great Yarlside -> Little Yarlside -> Whatshaw Common -> Whatshaw Common East Top -> A6 summitbriandiggle30/06/2014
From Sadgill bridge via Grey CragAnduril27/06/2014
Whatshaw Common East Top, Whatshaw Common, Little Yarlside, Great Yarlside, Harrop Pike, Ancrow Brow, Swinklebank Crag, Capplebarrow, Todd Fell, Whiteside Pikekeithouk22/06/2014
a quick out and back between doing Tarn and Gray Crags...nice cairnHavenchris03/04/2014
Climbed direct from Sadgillrobert01/04/2014
Tarn crag, harrop pike, grey crag and great Howe. Very windy and showery. Tops in cloud and boggy underfoot. Not difficult navigation, though, with map and compass. With liz and Harriet.hlpahamp02/01/2014
Sadgill - Great Howe - Grey Crag - Harrop Pike - Tarn Crag - Brownhowe Bottom - SadgillMountainTerrier14/09/2013
From Swindale. Nuttalls' route.clivevilla03/09/2013
Second ascent.thenomad27/08/2013
walk-sleddale fellbabsjess06/06/2013
From Haweswater, a round of Brantree, NET, Selside Pike, Tarn Crag, Grey Crag and Harrop Pike.rhalstead21/05/2013
Sadgill > Tarn Crag > Grey Crag > Harrop Pike > Mere Crag >Stockdale >Sadgill Wet, thawing snow made it hard work.tim74717/02/2013
Sadgill - Tarn Crag - Harrop Pike - Grey Crag - Sadgill. A foul, wet Boxing Day, not a soul up here and treacherous bogs. Gave my new waterproof a good testing though...every cloud has a silver lining and all...Jake99426/12/2012