One of my favourite pleasures of Lakeland is exploring the less frequented gills. These could be scrambles up raging cascades, or easier climbs over boulders with the odd splash and trickle of a beck. Tarncrag Gill above Easedale Tarn is the latter, but it’s still exhilarating in parts, and does reward with a great sense of being connected to the fell; a sense of escape, and embracing the landscape.

Please note the existence of another Tarn Crag and Tarncrag Gill not far away, near Stickle Tarn above Great Langdale. The gill above Easedale Tarn, according to where my research has taken me, is unnamed, however, I have taken the responsibility of naming it (in an aptly way) for the benefit of this route description only.

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Route 21 – Tarn Crag via Tarncrag Gill – Map
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