Green Crag from Eskdale  
Date: 1st August 2020 Distance: 14.0km (8.69 Miles) Parking: Car Park in Eskdale
Start Location: Eskdale Ascent (m/ft): 948m (3110ft) Weather:

Partly Sunny

Time Started: 13:30 Highest Point: Green Crag (489m/1604ft) Difficulty: Moderate
Duration: 5 Hours 12 Minutes        
Route: Eskdale - Low Birket - Low Birket Tarn - Green Crag (489m/1604ft) - Crook Crag (469m/1539ft) - Great Whinscale (425m/1394ft) - Kepple Crag (328m/1076ft) - Eskdale


The road through Eskdale close to the National Trust Campsite.

Birker Force.

Harter Fell up ahead.

Gaining height with a view towards Sca Fell.


Old mine workings along the path up to Birker Fell.

A detour off the path leads to Birker Force.

Low Birker Tarn and Green Crag ahead.

Low Birker Tarn.

A view up to Harter Fell - tomorrows walk!

Green Crag and the ancient cairn near Low Birker Tarn.

Crook Crag and Green Crag.

Looking back towards Scafell and Pillar.

Green Crag up ahead.

The Sca Fells, Esk Pike and Bowfell between Crook Crag and Harter Fell.

Green Crag summit.

The summit view to Harter Fell and the Scafells.

The summit of Crook Crag.

Harter Fell.

The small cairn on Great Whinscale.

Heading around the stream to Kepple Crag.

Eskdale from Kepple Crag.

Harter Fell.

Kepple Crag summit with no cairn, the cairn is on the western top.

The western summit.

A lovely view of Eskdale on the descent.

More ruins on the descent.