Name:Tarn Crag (Sleddale)
Hill number:2559
Height:663.9m / 2178ft
SMC/RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Westmorland and Furness
Topographical area:EL06 Highstreet-arnside
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle), Kent
Watershed:Morecambe Bay, St Bees Head to Ravenscar, Solway Firth
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis,
Bridge, Clem
Grid ref:NY 48791 07865
Summit feature:no feature: grassy rise
Col:503.6m  NY 4851 0886  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:tall pillar 60m S at NY 48784 07802; cairn 60m ESE at NY 48848 07851 is c 0.5m lower and is Wainwright's summit
Survey:Abney level
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My 1st day with Ollie & Charlie on their Wainwright's round (day 12 for them)NumptyDumpty15/06/2024
park sadgill honesty box permissive path from car park to Brown Howe>Grey Crag no visibility>Harrop Pike>Tarn Crag very boggy>Branstree>Branstree NE>Selside Pike, return over Branstree down to Gatescarth Pass and 'rubble road' to sadgill, 17.8 ks 900 up 7 hrs 30 shame no views from topsunderhill08/05/2024
Loop from Sadgill up Harter Fell (30/03/2024 Grey Crag, Tarn Crag, Branstree, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Shipman Knotts)nat57130/03/2024
J and M Tansley. Paired with Grey Crag.MTansley09/03/2024
J and M Tansley. Paired with Grey Crag.J_tansley09/03/2024
The Sleddale Fells from Longsleddale. Visited Great Howe, Grey Crag, Harrop Pike, Tarn Crag, High Howes, Selside Pike, and Branstree. returning via Gatescarth Pass, and down the rubble road to Sadgill. A great day in the Lakes, with extensive views. 17km with 900m ascent, taking me 6 hours.silverwolf_alan22/02/2024
15 miles anticlockwise 6th of 12 Birketts from Dryhowe Bridge.Dave Sargent11/01/2024
Parked at Mardale Head. Gatescarth Pass, Branstree, Branstree NE top, Selside Pike, Tarn Crag, Grey Crag, Harrop Pike and back to Mardale Head. Some views from Selside and Harrop, otherwise in cloud with occasional showers. Very wet underfoot. With Gillian and accompanied by Harriet and Mike for the first three.richard6903/01/2024
Parked at Haweswater ascended via Gatescarth. Didnt see a soul until the last mile but plenty of deer. Branstree, Branstree NE top, Selside Pike, Harrop Pike, Grey Carg, Tarn, Crag. 11.9 miles 3480 ft elevation.nell158328/10/2023
3 of 4 with hayden on our anniversary. from branstree. boggy top. hayden climbing round monument in the water. on to grey craggboothy602/09/2023
Circular from Sadgillsturuss28/08/2023
Boss day with Luke. Clear day and bossKenny Morris09/08/2023
With Paul Kenny(comma) hike Fidget30/07/2023
Problem Child11/07/2023
After Naddle Horseshoe, drove to Mardale Head and did a round of 8 hills Branstree both tops, Nabs Moor, Howes, Tarn Crag, Harrop Pike, Grey Crag. 5hrs. Overcast for first half of walk and then the clouds lifted and the Sun made the last 2hrs hard work. A good day, 20 miles approx in total.Longwojo07/07/2023
The Remote Far Eastern Fells. Grey Crag (Longsleddale), Tarn Crag (Longsleddale), Branstree & Selside Pike.sms.3701/07/2023
Remote far Eastern fells, Gray crag,Tarn crag,Branstree,Selside Pike. With SiNicefish01/07/2023
Second of the day. As it was hot Boo took advantage of the pool by the cairn. Transforming a golden dog to a black oneAlphaville19902/06/2023
From pull-in on B6261 just W of J39 (NY573123). Route and write-up at:
Charli Wisbey27/05/2023
With Val. From Haweswater Reservoir. Over the Gatescarth Pass then path towards Mosedale then climbed meeting fence which was followed to summit plateau. Went to the pillar and all the high points that looked a similar altitude to the cairn. Returned by the outward route.mike.hoult21/05/2023
13.5 miles 3366ft walk, start at Mardale Head carpark Haweswater Reservoir take Gatescarth Pass to Tarn Crag, Harrop Pike, Grey Crag, Selside Pike, Brantree and Brown Howe.stephenbuda14/05/2023
2W, 5WOs around Sleddle.atreides788726/03/2023
ALHEJ Wilkins05/03/2023
With: hb; From Longsleddale church via Sadgill because road was closed. Circuit of Grey Crag, Harrop Pike and Tarn Crag.Ian Baines03/03/2023
Selside Pike, Branstree, Tarn Crag, Grey Crag, Harrop Pike, Great Yarlside, Great Saddle Crag, Tongue Rigg, Glede Howekeithouk26/02/2023