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Name:Kepple Crag
Hill number:3895
Height:328m / 1076ft
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, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:SD 19881 99907
Summit feature:rock
Drop:29m
Col:299m  SD198997  
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 155 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 Jubilee Bridge, scrambled up a steep rock rib on the west side to the top. Great views to Crook Crag, murky elsewhere.Jake99430/03/2019
On a circular with Jules ,Jill ,Wendy and KevGrey Hare23/02/2019
From Gate Crag - crossing the stream draining Low Birker Tarn was slightly challenging due to overnight rain.Isbjorn09/12/2018
Down from Dow Crag. Pint at The Woolpack Inn. With Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave29/10/2018
short walk up from the Woolpack InnHavenchris23/06/2018
On a round of 6 hills from the Woolpack Inn.jonglew18/12/2017
with Phil W, ROC MM CP placementLittledave21/09/2017
From Dow Crag on to Hard Knott Fort by crossing the Spothow Gill at the top of the ravine and joining the main drag.Eddie09/09/2017
Solo walk from Dow Crag. 7th 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
Day 2 of a 2 day walk. /7 Birketts done and a swim in Birker tarn.chrisj196503/06/2016
Warm by the time we reached the top, lovely to hear Cuckoos across the valley above the woolpack. Felt like summer had arrived. Good peat track back down to Penny Hill. Ralph said hello.Karmakarl06/05/2016
Afternoon round of Green Crag and Harter Fellnosdrahcir20/04/2016
With G. Boot > Penny Farm > Kepple Crag via path to west from NY 198 002 > Dow Crag > Great Whinscale > Crook Crag > Green Crag > Low Birker via path (intermittent & not as ROW marked) > BootRT197027/03/2016
KeithByTheC12/06/2015
Emerged from Crag Coppice wood then rough hillside until path regained near Kepple Crag. The further summit is the Birkett one. Continued to Dow Crag (Eskdale!).Aye Jimmy10/06/2015
SoloAimless Rambler07/05/2015
Birkett 3Dave Geere02/11/2014
Woolpack Low Birker Kepple Crag Great Whinscale Crook Crag The Pike Green Crag Harter Fell Demming Crag Horsehow Crags Hard Knott Yew Bank Lingcove Brotherilkeld WoolpackAndy Hirst18/08/2014
Parked by the side of the road at Brown Rigg > Birker Fell - Great Crag > KEPPLE CRAG unmarked grassy mound with exposed rock > Dow Crag > Great Whinscale > Crook Crag > Green Crag > Broad Crag - Birker Fell > Birker Fell - White How > Great Worm Crag > Brown RiggTony Hartry II06/06/2014
With Dik, a day on the Birker fells, cloudy but dry..Lou03/05/2014
A walk with Lindsay ticking off some Birkettsdik03/05/2014
Climbed from Ulpha via road then Birketts route around 8 topsrobert21/04/2014
On a backpack from Silecroft (day 3).Phreerunner20/04/2014
Others went up Harter Fell but my left knee was sore still so had a pleasant solo exploration of the lower hills.zoob28/12/2013
with Tony on a cloudy day very wet underfootcolinfielding20/05/2013
Dalegarth Hall CP -> Harter Fell CP -> Green Crag -> Crook Crag -> Kepple Cragbriandiggle17/05/2013
415P9MOSS. RHW13/04/2013
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 comb and Whinscale crossed moor to Kepple in easier going/visibility.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 Great WhinscaleAnduril18/03/2012
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere11/12/2011
below the cloud layer (unlike its neighbours)JohnStoneham31/10/2011
Not much of a diversion from the way down Green Crag by the north ridge. Not that much of a hill either.Mark Jackson26/08/2010
2dads14/08/2010
After Green Crag with Ben?ollismark13/07/2010
Circled round to this one after Harter Fell before heading up to Crook Cragbenarbia_820/02/2010
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
fantastic day. Straight up the north face. Good scrambling lines all over the place. Just me, hereforthehugs and cogstar. Didnt see another soul all day. Hot hot hot. xxhightops31/05/2009
a long dogleg to bag this one - especially on the way backgigglejon28/06/2008
Birketts CLF walk S/HAR2, Birker Moor (SD 184 959), Great Worm Crag > White How > Green Crag > Crook Crag > Great Whinscale > KEPPLE CRAG unmarked grassy summit > Broad Crag > Great Crag > Birker Moor (SD 184 959)Tony Hartry18/04/2008
Solo.Dangerous Dave26/08/2007
With HBremnerB24/04/2004
from Birksmick05/02/2004
Outlying Wainwrights & the 'new' Birketts run with Rob Small from Seathwaite campsite. A fascinating lumpy craggy landscape.Chris Pearson15/07/1995
timus27/06/2019
Jacqdaw15/05/2019
Hillsidenick15/05/2019