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Name:Thornthwaite Crag
Hill number:2535
Height:784m / 2572ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Doubles, Eden (Carlisle), Kent, Triples, Leven (Ulverston)
Watershed:St Bees Head to Ravenscar
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 1199 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
3rd one of the day steep climb.Cyclistno117/09/2017
From Kentmere Village Hall NY 45600 04111 via the Garburn Road, Yoke, Ill Bell & Froswick, then went on to, High Street & Mardale Ill Bell. returned via Nan Bield Pass.Westdenewalker13/09/2017
Kentmere Horseshoe completed with Big Martin and Little MartinJC109/09/2017
Park up in Hartsop, long walk up Pasture Beck, up to Thornthwaite Crag, along the ridge to Gray Crag and back to Hartsop. Weather not the best but not too much rain.GaryG06/09/2017
Walk round the Troutbeck Parish Boundary. Ascent 26IWC04/08/2017
Started the run at Kentmere. Up Garburn Pass turned left to bag Sallows & Sour Howes back tracked to Garburn Pass up to Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, out and back to Gray Crag around to High Street, Nan Bield Pass, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike & Shipman Knotts. 18.5 mile - 4,395ft of ascent.Stu Percival14/07/2017
From HartsopWeather Prophet12/07/2017
Round from Mardale of Rough crag, High Street, Thornthwakite Crag, Gray Crag, Mardale Ill, Bell.lenman03/07/2017
Hartsop Dodd Stoney Cove Caudale Moor Gray Crag Thornthwaite Crag High Street The KnottWifey201620/06/2017
Hartsop Dodd,Stony Cove Pike, Caudale Moor, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street and the KnottTobo196920/06/2017
On way from Kirkstone Pass to High Street.NormanW19/06/2017
Stopped for lunch after Gray Crag on the way to High Street.apshepherd03/06/2017
From Gray Crag and return via Theshwaite Mouth .Haygalzer06/05/2017
Continuation from Stony Cove Pike. Took the path east (a bit scrambly) down to Threshthwaite Mouth, then steeply up on the scree path to the summit. Onwards to Gray Crag. With DB and RP.marktrengove23/04/2017
In darkness but massive full moonBevSim08/04/2017
Anticlockwise walk of Kentmere Horseshoe from Kentmere including High Street.welshyboyo01/04/2017
Kentmere Horseshoe - 9 Wainwrights - 24.8km walked with 1318m ascents in 7:48 moving and 2:59 stopped.Simply B04/03/2017
SRFrank01/03/2017
Low viability. Snow and freezing cold.Mick299128/01/2017
Started at the car park near brothers water, hart sop, next to low wood. Walked up to the knot and across high street to racecourse hill and then across to thorn thwarts beacon. Then made it down the valley and scrambled up to stoney cove pike. Walked down caudale moor onto the main road and back to brothers water. 0900 - 1630 hrs Extremely cold and windy Lots on snow underfoot not enough for crampons. Occasional ice. High visibilityJazbaker15/01/2017
All misty. With McGraws and Katie. First ascent decades earlier.davechaffey29/12/2016
Circular from Hartsop 4 Wainwrights: Hartsop Dodd, Stoney Cove Pike, Thornthwaite Crag, Gray Cragdavepeel26/12/2016
K C YFlat2127/11/2016
Shipman Knotts, Goat Scar, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell, Mardale Ill Bell, High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell, Yokekeithouk27/11/2016
Classic Kentmere round from Kentmere Church via Garburn Pass, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street, Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts. Time 6 1/2 hours. Walked with dog. Weather fine and sunny for first half of walk. Mist came down whilst on Harter Fell around 1.45pm. Remained dry though. A wonderful walk ... mostly grassy ridges though boggy in places and rocky on Ill Bell and Froswick.jamessteel10025/10/2016
Walk 21 - Kentmere Horseshoe - Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite crag, Mardale ill Bell, Harter Fell (Mardale), Kentemere Pike & Shipman Knotts. Fells #68 to #75Kev_F25/10/2016
Fell no 4 of the Kentmere round. Fantastic views all around from the top. Almost half way now.treborconde17/09/2016
Follow on from Mardale Ill bellJill Wiseman04/09/2016
Conquered the Kentmere horseshoe Yoke, Ill Bell, Frostwick and Thornthwaite crag were fantastic. Grey crag was a bit dower. Then the clouds dropped and the the views disappeared. Walk to Mardale I'll Bell was interesting Then we back traced down the Nan Beld Pass and back down to Kentmere 15 miles and our longest walk to date.Tobo196920/08/2016
Troutdale circuit walk with Lesley from Troutdale bridge by Lakes School on a hot day. Sit down fro sandwiches and chocolate cake (rarity) and found a pair of neoprene knee supports) Bit out of the tall well built slender cairn missing -hope it stays intact.Chris Pearson18/08/2016
Cow Bridge - Hartsop Dodd - Stony Cove Pike - Thornthwaite Crag - Grey Crag - Cow Bridgen - lovely walk which started off in low cloud and drizzle and ended in glorious sunshine. Extremely windy on the ridges.Delta6813/08/2016
Stonking cairn, good walk up to it. Tent just to north of cairn. Sarnie time before do ridge to Yoke and back. Company: Soloiandesbottes30/07/2016
Parked at Hartsop, Hartsop Dodd, Stony Cove Pike, Thornthwaite Crag, North of Thornthwaite Crag, Gray Crag and back to car.Chipstertrain30/07/2016
25 in 25 support.screeleep16/07/2016
Kentmere round solorobba_wag08/07/2016
With Sue, Sue O, Heather T-S, Carmen, David and Rowan on the second half of the Patterdale Parish Boundary Walk.Phreerunner02/07/2016
Nan Bild Pass over to the Crag great walkphilhythe27/06/2016
On me Toddwhiteuss21/06/2016
Kentmere Horseshoe. With Stephen. Parked at the Village Hall.ADT18/06/2016
Solodentalchimp26/05/2016
With DelSquirrel_Nutty14/05/2016
shipman knotts, goat scar, kentmere pike, harter fell, mardale lll bell, thomthwaite crag, grey crag, froswick, lll bell, yoke, sallows, sour howes, capple howe, ACW from kentmere village parked near church.robertphillips03/04/2016
Full Kentmere Horseshoe including High Street. Excellent conditions.MountainTerrier19/03/2016
Project SBX with PupLittledave19/03/2016
Hartsop Dodd, Cauldale Moor, Thornthwaite Crag, Gray Crag on a gloriously sunny day. Snow on tops.jonesthesteam07/03/2016
From Hartsop with Andy and Richard. Glorious snowy conditions.JohnStoneham10/02/2016
Not sure of correct date but completed with Pete as part of the Kentmere RoundRiver-Girl01/02/2016
Damp day in the Lakes, having done Hartsop Dodd and Caudale Moor, we followed the wall east to this one. Interesting beacon, shame about the mist or we'd have good views. Continued north to Gray Crag.JonathanConey02/01/2016
New Year's Day round of High Street - crampons on from about 500mmartin-r01/01/2016
Kentmere Kanter - Pup & CBHLittledave11/12/2015