Name:Demming Crag
Hill number:3872
Height:525m / 1722ft
Parent (Ma):2643  Harter Fell (Eskdale)
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumberland
Catchment:Duddon, Catchment Boundaries, Esk (Ravenglass)
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 22242 00218
Summit feature:rock
Drop:13m
Col:512m  NY221001  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:Abney level
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The Harter Fell Ridge from the Duddon Valley: Visiting Border End, Hard Knott (S Top), Hard Knott, Peat Hill Crag, Peat Hill Crag (S Top), Horsehow Crags, Demming Crag, Harter Fell, Green Crag. Much low mist around, and very wet underfoot. 19km with 1100m ascent taking 7hours.silverwolf_alan18/02/2024
solo walk with Jessjonsutterby7128/01/2024
14 miles 3345ft walk ,start at Birks Bridge NT carpark, to Hard Knott, Harter Fell, Green Crag, Border End, Peathill Crag, Horsehow Crags, Demming Crag, Crook Crags and White How.stephenbuda21/10/2023
First to Harter Fell from Hard Knott forest car park via Birks and path south of public footpath,then down to Demming Crag.Very pleasant autumnal day.catman16/10/2023
From Brotherilkeld phone box. 8 km, 640 m asc. Across Jubilee Bridge and leaving the Spothow Gill Peat Road to take the cairned path E to Harter Fell. N to Demming Crag, Horsehow Crag and the Peathill Crag summits. Back by Hardknott Pass road. Dry, sunny. https://www.flickr.com/photos/samandjo/albums/72177720308701213SalmonJoe23/05/2023
Wainwright Walk 15: Spider (Harter Fell)DavidHiner27/10/2022
2 of 5 with my 3 eldest boys starting in the car park by jubilee bridge. Down from Harter. Boggy in places. We left Tommy and Reece at the foot. Me and Cody nipped to the top. Tommy found his caterpillar here that he brought homeThe-Z-Man02/06/2022
2 of 5 on day out with dad, tommy and reeceCodyZ02/06/2022
From Hardknott castle for a round of Horsehow Crags, Demming Crag, Border End and Yew Bank.rhalstead28/12/2021
A quick detour from the path descending Harter Fell. Solo. Visited the cairn at the top of Hardknott Pass (393m) then proceeded on towards Hard Knott.Dangerous Dave08/10/2021
With Harter FellLANGDALE22/09/2021
See Kamoot entry for full details/gps download: https://www.komoot.com/tour/395296988outlawcatcher18/06/2021
A quick divert on way up Harter FellPhilipChaston09/06/2021
after Horsehow Cragjef26/05/2021
The Harter Fell ridge from the Forestry Commission car park at SD 234 995 in the Duddon Valley, visiting Hard Knott, Hard Knott South Top, Peathill Crag, Peathill Crag South Top, Horsehow Crags, Demming Crag, the impressive summit of Harter Fell, Dow Crag, Great Whinscale, Crook Crag and Green Crag. Impressive views to the head of Eskdale, with the Scafells and Bowfell snow-capped in the sun but with dark clouds behind. 18.7km with 1280m ascent in 7 hours. (S)silveracorn_alan24/12/2020
with RachelLittledave14/08/2020
2/5 From Birks Bridge, Harter Fell and then down the NW ridge to pick up Birketts and Synges: Demming Crag, Horsehow Crags, Peathill Crag South Top and Peathill Crag. Then doubled back along fenceline for 400 yards to pick up footpath through the young forest, back down to join forest track to car park. 6 miles.nickywood109/08/2020
Harter Fell,from Birks car park north on the boggy ridge to Demming Crag ,Horsehow Crags weather filthy abandoned at Hardnott pass and ran down road to the car.This is July.jocks115/07/2020
From Harter Fell with Damian & Alfie.Dangerous Dave12/07/2020
Revisit with PeteDave Geere27/10/2019
A BIT MISTY SO PLANNED A SHORT WALK. WENT FROM WRYNOSE BRIDGE UP TO LONG CRAG THEN ACROSS TO BLAKE RIGG. JOYCE DID PIKE O' BLISCO AND BACK TO CAMPSITE VIA RED TARN. WEATHER IMPROVED SO DROVE ON TO HARDKNOTT PASS AND BAGGED HORSEHOW CRAGS AND DEMMING CRAG. HADN'T REALISED THE LATTER INVOLVED ALMOST ASCENDING HARTER FELL!BURGESS13/07/2019
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
On the way back from Harter Fell to the Hardknott pass.NormanW07/04/2019
A round of mostly Synges from SD230974Jim.Fothergill27/03/2019
From Hard Knott South Top. Had a little scramble, got back to spot 393 with some daylight left. Nice to be back in the fells proper after much collecting of outlying Tumps.Wycombe Wanderer24/02/2019
FROM HARTER FELL SUMMITFairsnape24/11/2018
From Harter Fell with Danu, Coel, Alfie and Sail.Dangerous Dave01/11/2018
From Hardknott with GoskaMountain Goat07/04/2018
Parking area about 30yd E. of top of Hardknott Pass (Space for 3 cars). The last of 4 Synges/Birketts S. of pass. From Horsehow Crags, followed decent path, over stile, & then a short steep climb to the unmarked summit rock. Returned to stile & then good paths back to car. (PM)gerrybowes12/09/2017
4th top from the top of Hardknott with GB. 2.5 miles and 90 minutes.bolton12/09/2017
From Horsehow Crags onto Harter Fell summit by path.Eddie09/09/2017
Birkett 3Dave Geere20/08/2017
Wonderful walk up Harter Fell then across to Green CragTobo196922/04/2017
Solosimon and co08/10/2016
2 Day walk with BWchrisj196502/06/2016
A very attractive viewpoint for the Scafell group and a nice little top itself. Very warm and strong wind.Karmakarl09/05/2016
7/8 Climbed up from HardKnott Pass, (HardKnott South Top/Hard Knott/Border End/Peathill Crag/Peathill Crag South Top/Horsehow Crag/Demming Crag/Harker Fell)Fergalh12/07/2015
Climbed from Seathwaite via Harter fellrobert26/08/2014
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
Fourth bump on way to Harter Fell from top of Hardknott.Aye Jimmy25/04/2014
On a backpack from Silecroft (day 3).Phreerunner20/04/2014
part of a linear walk taking in Hard Knott etc and then ascending to Harter Fell and back to Newfield Inn, with Neil, Brian and Steve. Some hail on the topsLou07/11/2013
Done solo as part of entire Harter Fell and hard Knott groupsAimless Rambler24/10/2013
Visited on our descent from Harter Fell.jonglew08/09/2013
+JBSimonK25/08/2013
Solo direct ascent of Harter Fell from Birks Bridge. Descended to Hardknott Pass over Deeming Crag and Horseshow Crags to make ascent of Hard Knott.knarf19/04/2013
With Tony from Jubilee bridge poor weather ground saturated gale force windscolinfielding18/04/2013
R Richard Tait25/07/2012
From Jubilee Bridge via Harter FellAnduril28/05/2012
Lakes 3 dayer. Solo. Silecroft station>Black Combe>Stoneside Hill>Buckbarrow>Kinmont Buckbarrow>Burn Moor>Whitfell>Stainton Pike>Yoadcastle>Woodend Heights>White Pike>Overnight by Devoke Water)Green Crag>Harter Fell>Hard Knott>Overnight at Lingcaove>walk out along Eskdale to Ravenglass station.gary.jones406/05/2012