Hart Crag

Overview
Height: 2,698 Feet - 822 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 368 112
Area: Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: Two

Midway along the high level traverse between Fairfield and Dove Crag is the rough top of Hart Crag. Occupying a strategic position overlooking three valleys. To the north-east, Hart Crag follows usual mountain structure by sending out a long declining ridge, which forms a high barrier between isolated Deepdale and delectable Dovedale.

 

Map and Photo Gallery

 

Hart Crag seen over Link Hause.

Hart Crag seen over Link Cove.

Hart Crag summit cairn

 

There are 9 walks to choose from including Hart Crag

A Deepdale Horseshoe

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8th October 2016
ASCENT: 3,448 Feet - 1,051 Meters
MILES: 10.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 6, Arnison Crag - Birks - St Sunday Crag - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Hartsop above How
ROUTE: Patterdale - Arnison Crag - Trough Head - Birks - St Sunday Crag - Deepdale Hause - Cofa Pike - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Hartsop Above How - Deepdale Bridge - A592 – Patterdale
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks Walk 28 - A Scandale Skyline from Cow Bridge

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18th August 2016
ASCENT: 4,932 Feet - 1,504 Meters
MILES: 12.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) - Red Screes - Middle Dodd - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Hartsop above How
ROUTE: Hartsop - Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) - John Bell's Banner - St Raven's Edge - Kirkstone Pass - Red Screes - Smallthwaite Band - Middle Dodd - Top of Caiston Beck - Scandale Pass - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Black Brow - Bakestones Moss - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Hartsop above How - Gale Crag - Low Wood - Cow Bridge - Hartsop
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 7 A Kirkstone Skyline

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12th March 2016
ASCENT: 4'898 Feet - 1,493 Meters
MILES: 12.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stonycove Pike) - Red Screes - Middle Dodd - Litte Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Hartsop Above How
ROUTE: Cow Bridge - Hartsop Dodd - Caudale Moor (Stony Cove Pike) - St Raven's Edge - Kirkstone Pass Inn - Red Screes - Smallthwaite Band - Middle Dodd - Scandale Pass - Little Hart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Black Brow - Bakestones Moss - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Hartsop Above How - Gale Crag - Low Wood - Cow Bridge
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 3 The Fairfield Horseshoe

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14th February 2016
ASCENT: 4,436 Feet - 1'352 Meters
MILES: 13
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike
ROUTE: Pelter Bridge - A591 - Rydal Mount - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Greenhead Gill - Stone Arthur - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - Low Sweden Copice - Rydal Park - Rydal Mount - A591 - Pelter Bridge
 

The Harry Griffin 2,000 footers Walk 17 -The Fairfield Horseshoe

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20th June 2015
ASCENT: 3,558 Feet - 1,085 Metres
MILES: 11.3
SUMMITS OVER 2,000 Ft: 10, Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Fairfield - Great Rigg - Rydal Fell (NY 356 095) - Rydal Fell (NY 356 093) Rydal Fell (NY 356 092) - Rydal Fell (NY 356 091) - Erne Crag - Heron Pike
ROUTE: Miller Bridge – Rothay Park – Ambleside – Nook Lane - Nook End Farm - Low Sweden Bridge - Low Pike - High Pike – Dove Crag – Hart Crag – Link Hause – Fairfield – Great Rigg – Heron Pike – Erne Crag - Nab Scar – Rydal Hall – Rydal Park – Scandale Bridge – Ambleside – Miller Bridge
 

An alternative Fairfield Horseshoe

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29th November 2014
ASCENT: 4,500 Feet – 1,372 Meters
MILES: 13.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Red Screes – Little Hart Crag – Dove Crag – Hart Crag – Fairfield – Great Rigg – Heron Pike – Nab Scar
ROUTE: Miller Bridge – Rothay Park – Ambleside – Kirkstone Road – Snarker Pike – Red Screes – Scandale Pass – Little Hart Crag – Bakestones Moss – Dove Crag – Hart Crag – Link Hause – Fairfield – Great Rigg – Heron Pike – Nab Scar – Rydal Hall – Rydal Park – Scandale Bridge – Ambleside – Miller Bridge
 

The Deepdale Horseshoe

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8th September 2013
ASCENT: 3,450 Ft, 1,052 Meters
MILES: 10.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Birks – St Sunday Crag – Fairfield – Hart Crag – Hartsop Above How
ROUTE: Bridgend – A592 – Glenamara Park – Thornhow End – Birks – St Sunday Crag – Deepdale Hause – Cofa Pike – Fairfield – Link Hause – Hart Crag – Hartsop Above How – Gale Crag – Bridgend
 

The Fairfield Horseshoe

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28th May 2011
ASCENT: 3,420 Feet
MILES: 9
WAINWRIGHTS: 8, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike (Scandale) & Low Pike
ROUTE:  
 

The Dovedale Horseshoe

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15th August 2010
ASCENT: 2,760 Ft 841 Mtrs
MILES: 7
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, Hartsop Above How, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Little Hart Crag High Hartsop Dodd
ROUTE:  
 

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