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Name:Broad Crag - Birker Fell
Hill number:3888
Height:372m / 1220ft
Parent (Ma):2643  Harter Fell (Eskdale)
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Esk (Ravenglass)
Class:Birkett
(B)
Grid ref:SD 19502 97842
Summit feature:rock
Drop:12m
Col:360m  SD196978  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 156 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
The round by the suggested route by BB.Parked at Woodend Bridge,Great Worm Crag,White How,Green Crag,Crook Crag,Great Whinscale,Kepple Crag,Broad Crag,and Great Crag.Nearly managed it with dry feet.jocks103/07/2019
From Wha House for a round of Kepple Crag, Great Whinscale, Crook Crag, White How, Great Worm Crag, Broad Crag and Great Crag.rhalstead20/04/2019
From Great Crag - bits of discontinuous path and frozen ground eased progress.Isbjorn04/12/2018
petey04/08/2018
From the Birker Fell road. Little Crag, Great Crag, Meeting Hill, Broad Crag, Green Crag and Crook Crag. Thankfully the boggy ground was frozen solid. Windy and bitterly cold.Lazylizzie04/03/2018
On a round of 8 hills from High Wallowbarrow. Wet and windy.jonglew17/12/2017
with Phil W, ROC MM CP placementLittledave21/09/2017
Round trip round the Birker Fell peaksMarkGD21/09/2017
Birkett 3Dave Geere08/08/2017
WOs 46; Bs 42,43,44 and 45. A showery day but stayed mostly dry. Parked on the Eskdale to Ulpha road below Great Worm Crag and went straight up over rough ground. Difficult terrain continued over White How, Broad Crag and Great Crag with no paths and so-called path back mentioned by W as outward route was continuous bog and very unpleasant.BURGESS27/07/2017
From Briker fell road with Great CragHavenchris04/04/2017
From Great Crag. Green Crag loomed impressively in mist. Trusted compass and pacing to White How.Wycombe Wanderer15/12/2016
South from Kepple Crag with GB. 8th of the day.bolton02/11/2016
Firm grass verge parking about 200m NW of cattle grid at 184959 (Space for 1 car). Included in an anticlockwise circuit of the 8 Birketts, starting with Great Worm Crag & finishing on Great Crag. Some tough going during second half of walk. (PM)gerrybowes02/11/2016
Parked by cattle grid to SSW then Great Worm Crag, Birker Fell - White How, Green Crag, Crook Crag, Great Whinscale, Broad Crag - Birker Fell and finally Birker Fell - Great Crag on a warm sunny day.Dugswell203/10/2016
Birker Fell tour in mist and persistent rain. Great Crag, Broad Crag, Green Crag, White How, Great Worm Crag. Very boggy!Nick12/09/2016
A pathless plod from Great Crag though no real problems other than a few boggy patches,moorsman17/08/2016
Day 2 of a 2 day walk. /7 Birketts done and a swim in Birker tarn.chrisj196503/06/2016
parked at CG 184958 round of great worm crag, white how, green crag, broad crag, great crag,robertphillips30/05/2016
From the Birker Fell crossroads. Early start, lots of larks around.Karmakarl06/05/2016
Round of Great Worm Crag, White How, Green Crag, Crook Crag, Broad Crag, Great Crag and Little Crag from the road/footpath junction on Brown Rigg.Eddie08/10/2015
KeithByTheC12/06/2015
From Birkerthwaite via Black Crag. Birkerthwaite - Great Crag - Black Crag - Broad Crag - Green Crag - White How - Great Worm Crag - BirkerthwaiteCorbett18/03/2015
With Damian, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave19/10/2014
NNick Caunt24/07/2014
Parked by the side of the road at Brown Rigg > Birker Fell - Great Crag > Kepple Crag > Dow Crag > Great Whinscale > Crook Crag > Green Crag > BROAD CRAG - BIRKER FELL grassy mound with exposed rock topped with a few small stones > Birker Fell - White How > Great Worm Crag > Brown RiggTony Hartry II06/06/2014
Birker Fell- Great Crag, Broad Crag - Birker Fell, Green Cragkeithouk25/05/2014
From White How to Great Crag. Very poor, the higher craggy knoll at SD 19547 97494 seemed much more worthy.Aye Jimmy18/05/2014
CLimbed from Ulpha via road then Birketts route around 8 topsrobert21/04/2014
With Alan and Sheila Rayner on a backpack from Silecroft (day 3).Phreerunner20/04/2014
Birker Fell Road Devoke Water Seat How Rough Crag Birker Moor Water Crag The Knott White Pike Woodend Height Yoadcastle Hesk Fell Great Worm Crag White How Broad Crag on Birker Fell Black Crag Birker Fell RoadAndy Hirst16/12/2013
+CASimonK28/08/2013
7th of 8 this morning finally able to see where we are going after clouds cleared with Tonycolinfielding20/05/2013
Parking at cattle grid, SD185958, over Great Worm crag. Onwards round circuit of Green Crag Birketts via White How and Green Crag. After Crook Crag's, Whinscale and Kepple made long contouring trek back by compass to ridge leading to Broad Crag.nordicstar03/02/2013
Great Worm Crag, White How, Green Crag, Crook Crag, Great Whinscale, Kepple Crag, Broad Crag, Great Cragronaldo33312/05/2012
From Birker Fell road via Kepple CragAnduril18/03/2012
Birkett 2Dave Geere11/12/2011
Climbed with Joy and Shadowdaveapotter16/09/2010
1dads27/02/2010
With Jo, circular walk from Dalegarth Station: bridleway to Low Birker, then path south to Low Birker Tarn, across Foxbield Moss to Great Crag, Black Crag, Broad Crag, Green Crag, The Pike, Crook Crag, Great Whinscale, Kepple Crag, returning via Penny Hill Farm and alongside River Esk. Weather; sunny, warm, very good visibility.amblerbob20/09/2009
very rough going from kepple crag - not a recommended routegigglejon28/06/2008
Birketts CLF walk S/HAR2, Birker Moor (SD 184 959), Great Worm Crag > White How > Green Crag > Crook Crag > Great Whinscale > Kepple Crag > BROAD CRAG grassy summit with some exposed rock > Great Crag > Birker Moor (SD 184 959)Tony Hartry18/04/2008
Solo.Dangerous Dave26/08/2007
With Jo, circular walk from Dalegarth Station: Penny Hill Farm, Long Crag, Green Crag, Broad Crag, Great Crag, returning by footpath from Birkerthwaite to Dalegarth Hall, and then road. Weather; high cloud, sunny intervals, warm, moderate visibility.amblerbob07/06/2007
With HBremnerB24/04/2004
Outlying Wainwrights & the 'new' Birketts run with Rob Small from Seathwaite campsite. A fascinating lumpy craggy landscape.Chris Pearson15/07/1995
From Birker Fell Roadmick14/10/1994
Jacqdaw15/07/2019
Hillsidenick15/07/2019
timus27/06/2019