Illgill Head

Illgill Head collapses to the northwest into Wastwater is a great face of broken rock and scree - known as the Wastwater Screes. The ascent to the flat summit is well worthwhile for the easy walking along the top and the great views down the dramatic face.

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Region: Southern Fells

Altitude: 1983 feet

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Illgill Head
Photo ©Steve Partridge
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Users' walk reports for Illgill Head

There are 992 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Illgill Head. They have contributed 22 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  18/4/14  3
  28/9/12  3
  25/7/12  3
  23/3/19  2
  14/11/16  2
  26/6/16  2
  13/3/16  2
  15/2/16  2
  17/8/11  2
  23/5/19  1
  18/7/18  1
  19/9/15  1
  5/8/14  1
  3/4/13  1
  4/3/13  1
  20/7/16  0
  10/6/15  0
  6/6/15  0
  31/3/12  0
  13/5/11  0
  9/4/11  0
  4/4/11  0

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