Becky and Cuillin did well ascending Scafell Pike via this route. Drawing 2: Scafell Pike and Ill Crag from Throstle Garth. Ill Crag is not normally included in the list of Lake District mountains over 3,000ft, although the Scottish Mountaineering Club does include it in the list of 'Furth Munros', or mountains in Britain but outside Scotland that would otherwise count as Munros. They have contributed 25 public walk reports including this summit. Another fine day. Ill Crag's summit is a few hundred metres to the south of the path from Esk Hause to Scafell Pike. Thursday 25th Feb. Seathwaite, Grains Ghyll, Great End, Cust’s Gully, Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike, Corridor Route, Sty Head, Taylorgill. Ill Crag may be climbed en route to Scafell Pike, via a path from Esk Hause, but it is commonly passed by without going to the actual summit, which is rocky making progress slow. Seven climbers on the crag. Scafell Pike via Lingmell including Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Great End « on: 22:44:06, 13/08/11 » Sorry to copy/paste but I've got tons of photos to edit, and have spent all evening sending emails thanking people for sponsorship etc. There are 2 recognised scrambling routes that lead up to the summit, both being excellent and varied. We had to take care during the final ascent as the track is somewhat steep and eroded. Thought the report might be of interest to a few of you. From Seathwaite via Corridor Route to Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag and Great End, returning via Esk Hause and Grain's Gill kdbennett 17/08/2016 From Ill Crag we double-backed a short distance to reach the Scafell Pike track which we then followed to the summit of Scafell Pike. Traversing the imposing Great End, Ill Crag and Broad Crag this route to the summit was described by Alfred Wainwright as the mountain’s finest. Our route today was 'South east face of Ill Crag' (grade 2/3) around 300m of vertical height gain, which makes it one of the longest scrambles in the Lakes. Met Alan Hinkes on the top of Great End. Introduction. Direction of view: NNW. The route difficulty is fairly easy , probably touching a grade 1 but more on the side of a rocky walk. Scafell Pike via the Corridor Route This route describes the most popular route up to the summit, starting at Seathwaite in the Borrowdale valley. Ill Crag is one of the two subsidiary summits of Scafell Pike and can be visited by a detour from the bouldery-stewn ridge path. There are 672 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Ill Crag. Notes: This splendid view is on the path from Lingcove Bridge to Great Moss.Best conditions are in … Four walkers without any winter gear one of which on his backside at the top of Ruddy Gill – liability! 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