Illgill Head

Height: 609 metres / 1998 feet Grid reference: NY 16542 04800 Category: The Southern Fells

Illgill Head is better known from Wasdale as part of The Screes due to the steep scree slopes on its north-western face. The GR given above is for the cairn and Wainwright summit, the highest point is NY 16898 04922 to the north east.

The head of Wasdale from Illgill Head

The head of Wasdale from Illgill Head

Illgill Head in mist over the tarns from Whin Rigg

Illgill Head in mist over the tarns from Whin Rigg

Mono Wasdale

Mono Wasdale

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