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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, Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle), Leven (Ulverston), Kent
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 1458 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Christmas walkejjohnstone25/12/2019
From Kentmere Institute to Garburn Pass - Sallows - Sour Howes - Yoke - Ill Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - Harter Fell - Kentmere Pike - Shipmann Knotts - Stile End to Kentmere Institute.screeleep16/11/2019
Cauldale Moor, Trail july18ianwkitson20/09/2019
The Good Samaritangavopeo09/09/2019
Stony Cove Pike, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street, The Knott, Beda Fellkeithouk01/09/2019
From Froswick. Continued north along the ridge and up to the summit. Onwards to High Street. With RP and BC.Man of Kernow120/08/2019
Grey Crag, N Thornthwaite, Thornthwaite, Stony cove pike, Hartsop DoddBheinn06/08/2019
With NB, Gray Crag, Thornthwaite Beacon, Stoney Cove Pike and Harstop Dodd.Frank06/08/2019
First walk on my own! Kentmere horseshoe in lovely sunny conditions. Had a blast!hannah&steven03/08/2019
Debs & Tali, for Joss's 1962 Mountain trial rerun. With Pete N, Paul H, Peter F.Mountain Goat20/07/2019
From Kirkstone Pass steeply up to St Raven's Edge, up to Caudale Moor via Pike How cairn, missed the Atkinson Monument, easy across to Stony Cove Pike then steep down to Threshthwaite Mouth & even steeper back up to Thornthwiate Crag-impressive tower cairn/beacon, nice steady up to High Street, down past The Knott, Angle Tarn to Boredale Hause &to Patterdale, warm & dry, periods of sunshine.apricorum07/07/2019
Third visit to Thornthwaite Crag. Clockwise Kentmere Horseshoe with Dave, Tony and Lindsey. Dry, cloudy, windy.Skip30/06/2019
Second round of Wainwrights. A clockwise Kentmere Horseshoe with Dave, Tony and Lindsey. Cloudy-bright but increasingly windy during afternoon. Route was Garburn Pass, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Nan Bield Pass, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Shipman Knotts then descent to Kentmere. Approx 7 hoursSkip230/06/2019
Kentmere horseshoe, 4 seasons in one day.AvidSockWearer15/06/2019
Climbed with AvidSockWearer whilst doing the Kentmere Horseshoe. In the cloud and rain now.meltdiceburg15/06/2019
From Hartsop, up to Thornthwaite Crag from pasture beck. Nice walk through the boulder field to the col and then a very steep ascent to the top, which I didn't enjoy very much! From there to High Street, Rampsgill Head, Kidsty Pike, High Raise and the across to The Knott before descending to Hayeswater and a track back to the car park.re142124/05/2019
With Bryher. Quick lunch stop in the sunshine.jenx22/05/2019
Garburn Pass (much nicer from Kentmere than Troutbeck!) to Yoke - Ill Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag (lovely views down to Ullswater and across to Helvellyn range for lunch)- Mardale Ill Bell - Harter Fell - Kentmere Pike - Shipman Knotts - Kentmerere142121/05/2019
TC, EC. Via ridge from Froswick. Final peak of the day. Return via Scot Rake and Hagg Gill to Troutbeck.TopCat195914/05/2019
152belly05/05/2019
Hartsop, Hayeswater, Grey Crag, 710, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street, The Knott, Rest Dodd, Brock Crags, Angletarn Pikes, Hartsop.yeha04/05/2019
Windy, and cool. Clouds above the topssiholden09/04/2019
With Anth Croasdell. Kentmere Horseshoe. Day tripchrislayne06/04/2019
Climbed from Hartsop, 6 wainwright walkSteve8102/04/2019
Nic & BobNicola & Stuart22/02/2019
With: hb; From Hartsop, up the N ridge of Hartsop Dodd then up to Stony Cove Pike, down to col and up to Thornthwaite Crag. There and back to High Street then along N ridge to Gray Crag and back down to Hartsop.Ian Baines15/02/2019
With: ib; From Hartsop, up the N ridge of Hartsop Dodd then up to Stony Cove Pike, down to col and up to Thornthwaite Crag. There and back to High Street then along N ridge to Gray Crag and back down to Hartsop. Helen Baines15/02/2019
Anticlockwise circuit from Patterdale round the valley with High St at its head then back over Angle Tarn cragvegibagger20/01/2019
From large dirt car park at end of the road in Hartsop. Straight up the nose and on to Gray Crag, along ridge to here. Dropped down into Threshthwaite Cove for return, glad to get out of a bitingly cold and strong wind.jonglew18/01/2019
With MS, OA, CB, GM. From Patterdale, up C2C along to Rest Dodd, The Knott, High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Grey Crag. Very windy and wet!robertgn12/01/2019
With CathyS, RobN, LivA, GrantM. From Patterdale.masmith12/01/2019
From Hawswater Car Park (Mardale Head) edge of lake - Rough Crag (summit) - Caspel Gate - Long Stile - High Street (summit and trig) - Thornthwaite Crag (beacon and summit) - above Bleathwaite Crag looking down into Kentmere - Nan Bield Pass - Harter Fell - Gatescarth Pass back to Hawswater.briandavies02/01/2019
Kentmere Horseshoe. Lunch StopJephcote8318/10/2018
JNR recce, wind easingrichardrosser09/10/2018
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