Git Commit: 1db4ecdc0b9e828ff65777fb466fc7c1d04e0de9
Protocol Versions: [63 62]
Network Id: 1
Go Version: go1.9.1
Operating System: darwin
Here - https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/issues/15185 - they suggest updating but I'm already running latest.
Mist is also stuck on 1,699,999.
When synchronising Bitcoin blockchain I also had troubles (Bitcoin Core crashing) and the solution was to delete
peers.dat. Hoping here there is also some magic bullet.