Allen Crags

Allen Crags Summit
Allen Crags Summit

Walks By Keyword / Analysis: Allen Crags, Cumbria, Lake District

A Few Facts About Allen Crags

It's All In A Name -
The name originates from “Alein” or “Aleyn” which was a popular personal name after the Norman conquest of England it is of Breton origin and the fell was named after an unknown French conqueror.

Location -
Allen Crags is situated at the southern end of a 6 kilometres (4 mile) long north-south ridge that starts at Stonethwaite in Borrowdale and concludes at the strategically important mountain pass of Esk Hause.

Summit And View -
The top of the fell has three cairns with the middle one set on rocks being the highest. The highlight of the view is an excellent vista of Great Gable the southern part of the view is restricted by higher fells but the northern panorama from west to east is a fine view.
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Hill / Mountain Class(s)
Birkett, Bridge, Buxton & Lewis, English Nuttall, Fellranger, Hewitt, Nuttall, Sim, Southern Fell, Synge, Tump, Wainwright

Hill / Mountain Details