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Name:Dawsonground Crags
Hill number:3786
Height:397m / 1302ft
Parent (Ma):2359  Scafell Pike
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Esk (Ravenglass)
Class:Birkett, Synge
Grid ref:NY 20355 02686
Summit feature:small cairn on outcrop
Col:373.9m  NY 2030 0295  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 142 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Revisit with PeteDave Geere03/11/2019
From Eskdale hostel on a circular walk for 10 local hills: Great Barrow -> Peelplace Noddle -> Whin Crag -> Dawsonground Grags -> Eskdale Fell -> Great How -> Cat Crag -> Brock Crag -> Bull How -> Goat Crag. Heavy rain and hail on and off - more on than off. With my nephew, Andrew P.jonglew27/04/2019
From Station car park for a round of Boat How, Great How, Whinscales, Dawsonground Crags, Whin Crag and Goat Crag.rhalstead21/04/2019
Along the undulating ridge from Whin Crag. With Alfie.Dangerous Dave30/09/2018
The 6th top of an anticlockwise circuit of 10 Birketts/Synges on W. side of Eskdale, starting with Brock Crag & finishing on Bull How. From Cat Crag, encountered a bit of boggy ground, but generally good underfoot conditions. Continued to Whin Crag. (PM)gerrybowes02/11/2017
6th of the day with GB.bolton02/11/2017
Birthday bimble with Debs & TaliskerMountain Goat23/10/2017
From Whin Crag then across and up to Great How.Eddie06/10/2017
Used a lot of bearings and pacing round here. From Whinscales to Whin Crag.Wycombe Wanderer05/01/2017
From Wasdale and Boat How, very boggy across the valley, minor summits and geocachingbardolph24/04/2016
with Paul Birketts round skys clearing decent viewscolinfielding23/03/2016
Climbed from Whin Crag, great views from the summit of a snow clad upper Eskdale.Best views from anywhere of Stoney Tarn on the way up.Karmakarl15/02/2016
From foot of Hardknott.ngthack12/01/2016
2 day walk with Becky camping at the top of Eskdalechrisj196517/08/2015
YHA - Goat Crag - Bull How - Whin Crag - Dawsonground Crag - Cat Crag - Whinscales - Great How - Great Scarth Crag - Cam Spout Crag - Silverybield - Heron Crag - Brock Crag - YHAmcbiydw201/08/2015
From Cat Crags, bit of a shapeless hill but has a well defined summit. Continued to Whin Crag.Aye Jimmy14/07/2015
Parked in the Delgarth Railway Station > Boot > Eel Tarn > Peelplace Noddle > Goat Crag > Bull How > Whin Crag (Eskdale) > Dawsonground Crags > Eskdale Fell - Whinscales > Great How - Eskdale Fell > Lambford Bridge > Boat How > Brat's Moss > Boot > Delgarth Railway StationTony Hartry II11/06/2015
W Jenx. From the Woolpack PH, followed path rather than FP, to first plateau area, easy nip up the Synge then traverse out across fell to Goat Crag,Bull How, Whin Crag then to Dawsonground. Onwards to Whinscales and Great How.nordicstar16/11/2014
Birkett 3Dave Geere26/10/2014
On return from Slight Side.destaylor27/06/2014
Climbed from Stoney tarn along with Whom Crag and Goat Cragrobert24/06/2014
Set off from Woolpack direct to summit from end of tarn. Complex country.iredale09/03/2014
Woolpack Inn Eel Tarn Goat Crag Whin Crag Dawsonground Crag Whinscales Great How Eskdale Fell Lambford Bridge Boat How Brats Hill Stone Circle Boot Church Low Birker Doctor Bridge Woolpack InnAndy Hirst16/01/2014
Peelplace Noddle, Whin Crag, Dawsonground Crags, Slight Side, Scafell, Symonds Knott, Boat Howkeithouk28/12/2013
From Whinscales (425m). With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave30/07/2013
Border End, Hard Knott, Yew Bank, Throstlehow Crag, Scar LaThing, Silverybield, High Scarth, Dawsonground Crags, Whin Crag, Goat Crag.ronaldo33304/01/2013
From Wha House CPAnduril27/05/2012
En route from Slight Side to Wha Housecitygent13/04/2012
Birkett 2Dave Geere18/03/2012
Boot-Boat How-Great How-Whinscales-Dawsonground Crags- Whin Crag-Goat Crag - (Combined Birkett's ESK 2 and 3)benarbia_827/03/2011
Via Eel and Stoney Tarns. Cairn on rockmick11/07/2009
Birketts CLF walk W/ESK2, Woolpack Inn > Stony Tarn > Dawsonground Crags grass and rock summit topped with a few stonse > Whin Crag (Eskdale) > Goat Crag > Woolpack InnTony Hartry22/04/2009
With Jo, circular walk from Dalegarth Station: road to Boot and then path to Eel and Stony Tarns, Dawsonground Crags, Whin Crag, Goat Crag, descending to Whahouse Bridge and returning alongside River Esk. Weather; overcast, warm, good visibility.amblerbob20/09/2008
proper top in amongst the heather small cairngigglejon08/05/2008
With HBremnerB25/04/2004
1 of 6: From Dalegarth Station.ChrisR28/06/2000
Tour of 12 Birketts with Lesley. Sun and snow showers -beautiful. Stayed at Eskdale YH.Chris Pearson11/04/1998
Along crest from Whin Cragollismarkblank
ALHEJ Wilkins07/06/2020
Nick Canute02/10/2019