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Name:Dow Crag
Hill number:8014
Height:404m / 1325ft
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:Synge
(Sy)
Grid ref:SD 20390 99451
Summit feature:rib of rock
Drop:21m
Col:383m  SD203992  
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 78 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From NY21439 01177 Yew Bank - Hard Knott - HK South Top - Border End - Peathill Crag - PC South Top - Horsehow Crags - Demming Crag - Harter Fell - Green Crag - Crook Crag - Great Whinscale - Dow Cragscreeleep20/04/2019
Before Harter with Alistair, Buddy & TaliMountain Goat28/02/2019
From the Wool pack Inn on a dry warm day with Jules ,Jill,Wendy and KevGrey Hare23/02/2019
Across bog and moor from the bridleway at the east. Wet but effective !Moorponder01/01/2019
From Kepple CragIsbjorn09/12/2018
Down from Great Whinscales with Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. A lovely summit - unusual for a Synge!Dangerous Dave29/10/2018
Parked at Birks Bridge. Green Crag, Crook Crag, Dow Crag, Jubilee Bridge, Border End, Hard Knott. Excellent views of surrounding snow covered fells. Boggy and icy conditions in places with soft snow on Hard Knott.Fell_wanderer01/02/2018
On a round of 6 hills from the Woolpack Inn.jonglew18/12/2017
From Great Whinscale onwards back across to Kepple Crag by Argo tracks in the grass.Eddie09/09/2017
Dow Crag from GR: NY 20388 00887ronaldo33329/04/2017
From Wha House BridgeCrib Goch29/04/2017
Plenty of confusing tops in this area. Pleased I did it in good weather. Solo.bolton02/11/2016
From Jubilee Bridge car park at NY 213 011. Walked a circuit taking in Dow Crag, Crook Crag, Green Crag and Harter Fell. With Tony (plus Steve H, two Simons and Nick) on a dry sunny day.Skip25/10/2016
After Kepple Crag.ngthack22/08/2016
As part of the walk from Birker Fell to Wha House.moorsman17/08/2016
Memorably hoy day, left the Birker fell road at OS Gridref: SD 18231 96196. 18c at 8.15am, climbed Great Worm Crag, White How, Green Crag and across untracked country to Dow Crag. 24c on the top, like walking in PT again!Karmakarl06/06/2016
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
From Kepple on way to Crook Crag. The more northerly of the two hills ahead. Cairn on rocky outcrop.Aye Jimmy10/06/2015
On my way to Green Crag .Haygalzer01/05/2015
On my way to Green Crag .Haygalzer30/04/2015
With Andy and Alf from Harter Fell. Lost my new GPS en route to Green Crag!!!!!!!mick16/12/2014
WIth the Birketts, luckily a photo of me on this top which Birkett didn't count. Just another little rocky outcrop.nickywood126/09/2014
From Birks Bridge CP via Grassguards GillAnduril10/09/2014
Parked by the side of the road at Brown Rigg > Birker Fell - Great Crag > Kepple Crag > DOW CRAG summit exposed rock topped with a few large stones > Great Whinscale > Crook Crag > Green Crag > Broad Crag - Birker Fell > Birker Fell - White How > Great Worm Crag > Brown RiggTony Hartry06/06/2014
added this little fell to The Birkets etc of Birker fell. GPS shows summit at SD 20389 99454.Lou03/05/2014
Added this one to a walk with Lindsay ticking off some Birkettsdik03/05/2014
With Jo, circular walk from Birks Bridge cp: through Dunnderdale Forest to Dow Crag, across Ulpha Fell to Iron Crag and Wallowbarrow Heald, returning past Grassguards. Weather; high cloud, warm, good visibility.amblerbob10/07/2013
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. Easy down ridge to scale central peak of Great Crag. Down steep grassy gully to moor and trudge back to car.nordicstar03/02/2013
Day in Aug uncertain. With DarrenChris Pearson15/08/2009
7 ATC Cadets. Linear route from Tilberthwaite to Broughton Moor nr Stevenson Ground taking in Wetherlam, Swirl How, Old Man of Coniston, Dow Crag, Buck Crag onto the Walna Scar rd. Mixture of sunshine and drizzle with cloud base lowered significantly in the drizzle.Butty10/09/2008
Dusty14/10/2019
IWC06/07/2019
PaulineC06/07/2019
Jacqdaw15/05/2019
Hillsidenick15/05/2019
PeteN20/04/2019
davechaffey28/12/2018
Andy West17/10/2018
kickstand-grange05/09/2018
andrew brown02/09/2017
kev6508/08/2017
IainT20/07/2017
DARRENG08/07/2017
Matt13/06/2017
ad-lib07/04/2017
Wilkins Synges26/11/2016
ALHEJ Wilkins26/11/2016
ALHEJ B326/11/2016
AlanD02/11/2016