Saturday, 1 July 2000

Hobcarton Crag

Hobcarton Crag
Height: 739m (2,425ft)
Prominence: 37m (121ft)
Region: North Western Fells
Classifications: Nuttall, Hewitt, Birkett
Summit feature: Rock
Times climbed: 3
Related trip reports:
A Hobcarton Round - 05/03/2017
The Coledale Round - 16/04/2016
The Coledale Round - 11/08/2013
A drystone wall crosses the summit
Hobcarton Crag is a subsidiary summit of Hopegill Head and is crossed on the popular ridge walk to Grisedale Pike. The crag itself is the north face, a great vegetated wall of slate.

Hobcarton Crag is home to a rare plant - the alpine catchfly. The only other place it can be found in the UK is atop a lonely mountain in Scotland.

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