Illgill Head

Height: 609m/1,998ft

Grid Reference: NY169049

Fells » Mid Western Fells

Lists: FRCC (135) Wainwright (S.22)

Ascents: 5

The top of the fell is a large flat area with a spot height of 609m.

However Wainwright records the top at 604m (1,983ft) 400m to the south west at NY165048 close to the edge of the cliff (Wasdale Screes)

location

Walk   Distance Ascent
Sat 17 Oct 2009 - A Miterdale Round
Porterthwaite, Miterdale - Miterdale Forest - Whin Rigg - Illgill Head - Burnmoor Tarn - Boat How (Eskdale Moor) - Blea Tarn - Blind Tarn - Siney Tarn - Porterthwaite
9.50 miles2,400ft
Sun 27 Aug 2006 - Wastwater Screes
Brackenclose, Wasdale - Illgill Head - Whin Rigg - east side of Greathall Gill - Wastwater Screes - Wastwater - Brackenclose
8.50 miles2,050ft
Fri 10 Dec 2004 - Whin Rigg, Illgill Head and Miterdale
Irton Pike Car Park - Irton Pike - Whin Rigg - Illgill Head - Burnmoor Tarn - Miterdale - Irton Pike Car Park
11.50 miles2,300ft
Sun 8 Dec 2002 - Wastwater Screes
Brackenclose, Wasdale - Wastwater - Wastwater Screes - east side of Greathall Gill - Whin Rigg - Illgill Head - Brackenclose
8.50 miles2,050ft
 Mon 20 May 1996 - Wastwater Screes
Brackenclose, Wasdale - Illgill Head - Whin Rigg - east side of Greathall Gill - Along bottom of the Wasdale Screes - Wastwater - Brackenclose