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Name:Rowantree Crag
Hill number:7995
Height:403m / 1322ft
Parent (Ma):2559  Tarn Crag (Sleddale)
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Synge
(Sy)
Grid ref:NY 52878 12799
Summit feature:small cairn on rock
Drop:6m
Col:397m  NY529129  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:other summits with 400m contours to NW & NE are both lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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A circuitous walkk from the parking area in Swindale near Truss Gap. Taking inLanghowe Pike, Great Ladstones, Seat Robert, High weather howe, Fewling Stones, Nabs Moor and Howes. A beautiful sol day in perfect wandering weather.And every ring contour in striking distance!Shutterlag13/05/2019
From verge parking at SW of Rosgill Common. FP across Swindale Beck at Swindale Foot farm, then a circuit of the Wainwright and Synge tops of Langhowe Pike, Rowantree Crag, Great Ladstones, Seat Robert, Scam Matthew, High Wether Howe, Fewling Stones and Glede Howe, returning by the stepping stones at Truss Gap. My only company was a herd of around twenty deer watching from Glede Howe as I crossed Haskew Beck and walked towards them.Nick Down104/05/2019
Third of nine from TailbertFisky Boy23/05/2018
With Fisky BoyBrenda Cloke23/05/2018
Swindale round from Swindale LaneAjm031025/03/2018
With Alfie.Dangerous Dave12/03/2018
Wet Sleddale CP -> Seat Robert -> Great Ladstones -> Rowantree Crag -> Langhowe pike (Synge summit) - Langhowe Pike -> Glede Howe -> Fewling Stones -> High Wether Howe -> Scam Mathew -> Back to CP. Sunny winter day, cool, but chilly up top. Used GPS more then I wanted due to everything looking like a hump/tump/bump/rump.Jhimmy25/02/2018
Passed over here in the snow on a geocaching trip.Walker Dan05/02/2018
From Swindale Foot, good parking at NY 5215 1424. Short round of 6 hills in a fair depth of snow. Langhowe Pike -> Langhowe Pike (Synge Summit) -> Rowantree Crag -> Glede Howe -> High Wether Howe -> Fewling Stones. Dropped back down to Swindalefollowing Gouthercrag Gill.jonglew18/01/2018
simple walk over 8 tops solo a bit boggy and frosty in placescolinfielding27/12/2017
From Tailbertbardolph25/07/2017
Rowantree Crag - Gambling Crag NW top - Scam Matthew - Tongue Rigg from GR: NY 53750 14399ronaldo33315/04/2017
From Langhowe PikeWycombe Wanderer23/08/2016
3rd of the day with GB. An interesting craggy top.bolton31/05/2016
Included in a walk in DRY conditions along the lumpy ridge south of Swindale. Large parking area at NY52146 14232 – Road to Swindale Foot, along PRW & then up to ridge NE of Langhowe Pike – SW along ridge to Nabs Moor, bagging 7WO, 1B & 3Sy along the way – Bridleway down to Swindale Head & then pleasant 2.6km road walk back to car. (PM)gerrybowes31/05/2016
Round of Langhowe Pikes, Rowantree Crag, Great Ladstones, Glede Howe, High Wether Howe, Scam Matthew and then Fewling Stones from Tailbert.Eddie20/04/2016
Great Ladstones, Rowantreebank Crag, Langhowe Pike (both tops), Glede Howe, Seat Robert, High Wether Howe, Scam Matthew from car park to S of Wet Sleddale Reservoir dam. Breezy and spells of rainRobertP21/02/2016
Parked at the end of Rosgill Moor NY 52146 14232 > Swindale Foot > Langhowe Pike > Langhowe Pike (Synge summit) > Rowantree Crag > Great Ladstones > Seat Robert > Scam Matthew > High Wether Howe (100th WO) > Fewling Stones > Glede Howe > Truss Gap > NY 52146 1423Tony Hartry II08/06/2015
From grassy parking area at end of minor road to north at NY 53783 14425. Circular walk encompassing: Langhowe Pike > Langhowe Pike (Synge) > Rowantree Crag > Glede Howe North Top > Glede Howe > Gambling Crag NW Top > Great Ladstones. Back along damp grassy track (shown on latest maps).David Gradwell15/05/2015
Mopping up stray tops south of Swindale on cool,clear day-Langhowe Pike(Synge),Rowantree Crag and Glede Howe.With Oscar.catman01/05/2015
With Catman.oscarrosie01/05/2015
From Swindale Foot - Langhowe Pike [both tops] and Rowantree Crag, before dropping down to valley at Truss Gap and ascending to Swindale Foot Crag.Crib Goch04/04/2015
With Anna from Swindale Footcitygent20/06/2014
N Centre and most rugged of the 3 crags has a cairn and a holly tree on the north slope. Only Rowan tree on the moor that I saw is on a similar looking small crag about 900m east. (Can be seen from west side of Haskew Beck near the end of the walk) Eastern of the 3 crags may be higher.Nick Caunt14/05/2014
With Jo, walk from Wet Sleddale: Sleddale Hall, Great Ladstones, Rowantree Crag, Langhowe Pike (two tops) returning by Haweswater Reservoir road. Weather; high cloud, cool breeze, light shower, good visibility.amblerbob27/04/2014
Parking in Keld gave these hills in perspective. Easy parking, a bit of road walking at each end of the day. Completed as part of a circular walk of hills 2621, 7995, 2613, 2592, 7999, 2585, 2594 & 3840. Navigation not too difficult in the rain.JohnStoneham06/02/2014
With associated B and WO.destaylor14/11/2013
With Alf and Des from Great Ladstones. Three small craggy knolls sit in a bog.The most easterly knoll appears to be the top. Stones of a small scattered cairn on the rock prow.mick14/11/2013
If just climbing this top there is a small parking area at Truss Gap, despite the warning notices that there isn't. Cross the footbridge and a good track leads uphill. If doing this as part of a complete round of Swindale then it is an easy walk across the (pathless) moor from Langhowe Pikemoorsman23/10/2013
On a Swindale circuit.Aye Jimmy20/08/2013
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu & Coel.Dangerous Dave11/07/2013
W Jenx, Frank and John. Wetish circuit of Gouther hills. Complete.nordicstar16/05/2013
From Swindale road via Langhowe PikeAnduril28/02/2013
With Jo, circular walk from Shap: road to Keld, then across Lanshaw Hill to Rowantree Crag, returning over Stockhouse Brow to road, and back via Keld and the Goggleby Stone. Weather; sunny, cold wind, very good visibility.amblerbob27/10/2012
Langhowe Pike - Langhowe Pike (Synge Summit) - Rowantree Crag - Great Ladstones - Seat Robert - Glede Howe - Fewling Stones - High Wether Howe - Scam Matthew - Ulthwaite Rigg - Branstree NE Top - Howes - Nabs Moorronaldo33327/10/2012
From Langhowe. Over more swampy ground to top at 11.50. Shap. M6. Cross Fell. Toots from passing trains.arranc22/03/2011
Rosily Moor > Gouthercrag Gill > Fewling Stone exposed rock summit > Mosedale Beck > Nabs Moor > Howes > High Wether Howe > Scam Matthew > Seat Robert > Great Ladstones > Glede Howe > Rowantree Crag > Langhow Pike (Synge) > Langhowe Pike > Gouthercrag Gill > Rosily MoorTony Hartry19/03/2009
A long 'Kimm training run' with Darren from Sadgill collecting Synge tops. (We had come within a whisker of this top on the flat out run down for the finish of Day 1 on KIMM 2005 Short Score -which to our delight we went on to win.)Chris Pearson16/07/2007
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chriswatson24/02/2019
jimbloomer15/02/2019
chrisj196512/08/2018
IWC06/06/2018
David8407/05/2018
Alan Moore01/02/2018
DARRENG22/09/2017
MM14/09/2017
AdyGray21/07/2017
Lucky08/03/2017
maknipe08/03/2017