st sunday crag one of the wainwright's

Summit of St Sunday Crag looking towards Ullswater 

841 metres 2,759 feet


kit we used

Salomon Sky 38 rucksackMerrell Norsehund Omega Mid Waterproof walking bootsColumbia Hellion Outdry walking bootsSuunto Core adventure watchMountain House freeze dried food, Trekmates Flameless cooker and Edelrid e cutleryBerghaus Navigator Cargo Pant and Point6 socks 


Start and return to Patterdale bus service Accommodation available caravan and camp site village shop parking available limited amount free


Ordnance Survey Explorer 1:25 000 Map OL5 The English Lakes North-eastern area


Patterdale village shop and post office gate leading to open country  first view back towards Place Fell view over to The Knott 

rocky outcrops on path more rocky outcrops on path 

first glimpse of Ullswater through bracken to gate 

wide path under tree canopy hollow tree trunk 

ever closer to Thornhow End Thornhow End comes into view 

Glenamara Park ford across Hag Beck 

stepping stones across Hag Beck Hag Beck 

path opens up into grass field more of Ullswater comes into view 

path continues at low level minor path to the left is start of ascent 

ascent begins stone steps climbing Thornhow End 

looking over to Grassthwaite How 

more Ullswater Tristran Golley tree 

close to Thornhow End Ullswater from Thornhow End 

Thornhow End last gate before summit

first lake steamer leaving the pier at Glenridding 

climb away from game path goes onto dark side of Thornhow End 

gradual ascent looking into Grisedale 

 first sight of St Sunday Crag marshy grass path 

lone sheep 

gradual slope to summit of St Sunday Crag nearing the summit of St Sunday Crag 

Helvellyn from the summit of St Sunday Crag

 wainwright's lakeland fells