Name:Arnison Crag
Hill number:2614
Height:433m / 1421ft
Parent (Ma):2527  St Sunday Crag
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Westmorland and Furness
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Tump (400-499m), Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
Grid ref:NY 39357 14968
Summit feature:cairn on tor
Col:402m  NY393148  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:rock 3m S is highest point
Survey:Abney level
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Arnison Crag > [s4936 H 419.3] > [Trough Head East Top] > Trough Head Top > Nethermost Cove Top from GR: NY 39009 16025ronaldo33308/06/2024
Arnison Crag > [s4936 H 419.3] > [Trough Head East Top] > Trough Head Top > Nethermost Cove Top from GR: NY 39009 16025Hippster08/06/2024
Day 27/40 of my Wainwright Challenge linking all 214 Wainwrights in one walk taking 40 days to mark my 70th Birthday. Today, with Catherine tackling the northern horseshoe up Fairfield around Deepdale from Patterdale, visiting Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop above How, and Gale Crag. Lowish cloud covering the high tops, also breezy and drizzle at times. But some sunbeams coming through. 19km with 1160m ascent taking 7h 50m.Alan_70+03/06/2024
From car park at Patterdale hotel. Up and down just over an hour. Great views from the topStevebrownie23/04/2024
The Deepdale Horseshoe from Bridgend with Chris. Taking in Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop above How, and Gale Crag. The final four Wainwrights of my fourth round. Ready to start my Wainwright Challenge now for my fifth round. 17km with 1160m of ascent, taking us 8 hours on a decent weather day.silverwolf_alan31/03/2024
With dad.AJScourfield25/10/2023
Warm, rolling clouds and blue skysiholden09/09/2023
Patterdale-Arnison Crag-Birks-St Sunday Crag-Cofa Pike-Fairfield-Seat Sandal-Helvellyn YH via Grisedalecampagvelocet04/09/2023
2nd timerussell6105/07/2023
From Deepdale Bridge. 14.5 km, 900 m asc. To Patterdale and up the S ridge to Arnison Crag. Down to Trough Head and W up to Birks summits and continuing up to Gavel Pike and St Sunday Crag. Back to the Gavel Moss col and down by the Elmhow zig-zags. Back by Thornhow and Glenamara Park. Dry, breezy.
Got to it via a lovely downhill from Birks and then down via the wall to Patterdalejeffpl18/05/2023
1/9 Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop Above How and Gale Crag. All revisits, but two new ticks for my combined collection with Ian moving us closer to our Cumbrian Completion together. A damp morning, misty all day but nice walk.nickywood122/04/2023
Deepdale Horseshoe from deepdale bridge. Gale Crag; Hartsop above How; Hart Crag; Fairfield; Cofa Pike; St Sunday Crag; Birks; Arnison Crag. With Boris.ytfckent15/04/2023
Up and back from the Patterdale Hotel on a showery day. With K.sebastiencale10/04/2023
R Richard Tait09/04/2023
Gale Crag, Hartsop Above How, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Cofa Pike, St Sunday Crag, Gavel Pike, Birks, Arnison Cragkeithouk07/04/2023
Solo. From back of Patterdale Hotel, followed PF a short distance to a gated entrance to Glenamara Park. Then on the obvious track steeply up with the wall on my right. Just after the wall bends to SW took a track to the top. Good viewpoint.ADT25/02/2023
IN DSRK Aith Tom, Steve, Claire after AC training at GS.HardenC05/11/2022
16.6 miles 4785ft walk, Hartsop Above How, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Seat Sandal, St Sunday Crag, Birks and Arnison Crag from Sykeside Camping Park.stephenbuda10/10/2022
From Patterdale. Descent via Trough Head through Glemara Park. Weather cloudy then sunny.andrewcoles19/09/2022
Walked from the straight from the bnb up Hartsop Above How, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Cofa Pike, St. Sunday Crag, Gavel Pike, Birks and finally Arniston Pike before dropping down into the valley into Patterdale for a swift pint (116/214 Wainrights) with John Herbertgeorge_herbert_19/09/2022
Wainwright Walk 1: Spider (St. Sunday Crag, Birks & Arnison Crag)DavidHiner19/09/2022
deepdale roundJonathanConey14/09/2022
6.5 mile walk from car park in Patterdale. We followed the footpath past the hotel, then ascended the main route up to St. Sunday Crag. We retraced our steps to the col then very easily climbed up along ridge to Birks. From Birks we took the grassy trail leading us to Arnsion Crag, then descended back to footpath, then back to car park. Clear and sunny conditions. Quite a few people about. 801m ascent.DanTrig13/09/2022
Repeat ascent. Circuit from Patterdale: Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop Above How, Gale Crag.vuirich06/08/2022
Arnison Crag, Birks, St Sunday, Fairfield, Hartsop Above HowBarns15030/07/2022
Done with Berniehroper30/07/2022
Completed on my own. Parked at Patterdale. Went up Arnison Crag then continued onto Birks. Back to car. Walked from car to Glenridding. Did Glenridding Dodd from Stybarrow Crag (steep ascent through woodland) 0 circular route - back down The Rake. Saw Marcus and his Romania friend. Very very hot day.River-Girl23/06/2022
From Patterdale Hotel, ascent of Arnison Crag, Birks & St Sunday Crag. Finished in Grasmere.forsterfamily730/05/2022
Up Pinnacle ridge and back along St. Sunday crag.atreides788708/05/2022
From Patterdale. 10 km, 800 m asc. Up by Thornhow End and across the N shoulder of Birks to the summit of St Sunday Crag. Back by Birks summit, Trough Head and Arnison Crag summit.
Parked in the carpark opposite The Patterdale Hotel (£5 charge). Ascended by path behind the hotel in clear sunny weather. Somehow this is a summit I have missed over the years, but it is well worth a visit. Ideally I should have walked on to Binks and St Sunday Crag, but these are summits reached on other occasions.JohnW26/04/2022
From Patterdale, up and down the wall enclosing the park. Noce bit of a scramble possible at top. Whole family.Ham and Skate18/04/2022
A short round route from Patterdale including Birks. A beautiful day with snow on surrounding mountains.ma7asw10/04/2022
With BirksChopperbrown10/04/2022
Deepdale horseshoe from Patterdale. Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St.Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop Above How and Gale Crag.alunrees3910/04/2022
Wainwright summit appeared to be between two higher rocks but all within a small area.Ranger10127/03/2022
Afternoon stroll with Carl in the sunshine. 1.9 miles 1089 ft elevationnell158318/03/2022
R K Richard Tait04/03/2022
2/2 Birks 1st then ArnisonNozzer03/03/2022
From Patterdale Hotelafoster26/02/2022
Sunny/Very windy couldn't continue with other wainwrights on route as wind was too high.Amanda&JamesExplore29/01/2022
with FRCCCumbrianexile21/01/2022
The ascent of Arnison Crag from Patterdale, then along the summit ridge and down through Glenamara Park. 4.6km with 420m ascent in 1h 30m (S) Only a short walk, but a significant milestone, as it completes my third round of Wainwrights!silveracorn_alan31/12/2021
From Patterdale Hotel, on to BirksJim T21/12/2021
with a reluctant James HurrellGaynorSeymour15/10/2021
The greater grisdale horseshoe as described on 8hrs 15 for a 23km loopNicky C11/10/2021
With Luna. CW Loop, very windy and wet day. From cark park opposite the Patterdale Hotel.masmith28/09/2021
10 mile run. Arnison Crag, Birks, Gavel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Hartsop Above How, Gale Crag.quadbarrel03/09/2021