Muncaster Fell - Hooker Crag

Hooker Crag - Muncaster Fell summit Trig Point
Hooker Crag - Muncaster Fell summit Trig Point

Walks By Keyword / Analysis: Cumbria, Lake District, Muncaster Fell - Hooker Crag
Peaks Nearby: Silver Knott 174m

A Few Facts About Muncaster Fell - Hooker Crag

Location -
Muncaster Fell is a fell at the far western edge of the Lake District. It is a long narrow ridge of land approximately 1.2 kilometres wide and 6 kilometres long lying between the River Mite to the north and River Esk to the south. The fell rises from the coast near Ravenglass village to its highest point at Hooker Crag (231 metres). The ridge then continues to the north-east dropping gently to its furthest prominence at Silver Knott (174 metres). The fell then falls away rapidly to the village of Eskdale Green at its north-eastern tip.

Outlying Wainwright Fell -
Muncaster Fell is the subject of a chapter of Alfred Wainwright's walking guide book The Outlying Fells of Lakeland. He recommended a clockwise circuit starting from Muncaster Castle following the ridge to Muncaster Head and returning along the lane south of the fell.

Summit -
The summit of Muncaster Fell - Hooker Crag has a Trig Point and stands at 231 metres (758 feet).
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Hill / Mountain Class(s)
200-299 Metre Hill, Fellranger, HuMP, Marilyn, Tump, Wainwright Outlying

Hill / Mountain Details