The summit of Cross Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.
Cross Fell is on Peak Bagging Map and Hill Tick List:
If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Cross Fell, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. And since you can also access your Personal Mountain & Hill Bagging Record via go4awalk Mobile you can quickly & easily record, edit and view your achievements - whether you are at home/work on your desktop computer or in the pub/at the top of a mountain with your iPhone, HTC Android or Blackberry Smart Phone. Furthermore, you can even download your Personal Mountain & Hill Bagging Record as a .csv file for importing into spreadsheet software such as Excel or NeoOffice. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.
Fellow go4awalkers who have walked up, climbed & bagged Cross Fell
Andy Jakob walked up Cross Fell during August, 1985 [from/via/route] Pennine Way north to south
Chris Faulkner climbed Cross Fell on July 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] Pennine Way [with] Michelle chandler [weather] Wet
Robert Shaw bagged Cross Fell on May 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] Bagged on the Pennine Way between the 10th and 24th May 2013. [weather] Various !! - 15 days of mainly fun.
Ian Barker hiked Cross Fell on August 15th, 2014 [from/via/route] Dufton [with] Peter Godfrey [weather] Fine - On Pennine Way
Tony Rogerson summited Cross Fell on October 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] "Tourist route" from Kirkland [with] Darren Floss Robbie & Ruby [weather] Temperature inversion
Kevin Bloor walked up Cross Fell on April 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] Started at Garrigill [with] Myself [weather] Cloudy, poor visibility at top - Longest and highest walk so far
Darren Mortimer climbed Cross Fell on December 15th, 2013 [from/via/route] Kirkland [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Very windy
Christine Shepherd bagged Cross Fell on July 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] Walked from Kirkland using walk c317 but then went on to Little Dunn Fell and Great Fell and came down in Milburn where I was picked up by my lovely husband. [with] On my own [weather] Lovely walking weather with fantastic views. - The bridleway to Milburn starts off well but was very difficult to follow down the fell back to Milburn.
Stephen Eddy hiked Cross Fell on May 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Kirkland (c317) [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Neil Whitehead [weather] Sunny
Iain Taylor summited Cross Fell on March 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] Knock (NY 69679 29512)
Ivan Stanger walked up Cross Fell on September 11th, 2007 [from/via/route] Garrigill [with] Solo [weather] Nice autumn day - Walked up from Garrigill. Great weather all the way except for the last 500 metres when the cloud came down. No views. All the metalwork intact on the trig.
Gerry Smith climbed Cross Fell during September, 2006 [from/via/route] Dufton ( part of Pennine Way ) [with] Rob Mason [weather] dry cool - Very windy on tops
Mark Davidson bagged Cross Fell on February 14th, 2007 [with] MK and his mate who did all the Charity Walks (incl. Land's End to John O'Groats) [weather] Clear & Sunny with a touch of snow on the tops - lovely
Paul Woodburn, Simon Duerden, Trevor Williams, Louise Sandwith, Matthew Thomas, Steve Davenport and Ray O'Hara have also all walked, climbed & bagged Cross Fell.
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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Cross Fell. . . in no particular order
1. Great Dun Fell and Little Dun Fell from the tall cairn on Cross Fell summit plateau
Photo: Henry Simmons (6)
2. Bullman Hills summit cairn with Cross Fell forming the horizon
Photo: Mark Davidson (17)
3. Cross Fell summit
Photo: Christine Shepherd (93)
4. Small shelter on Long Man Hill with Great Dunn Fell, Little Dun Fell and Cross Fell in the background
Photo: Christine Shepherd (567)
5. Cross Fell from a cairn on Ironwell Band
Photo: Henry Simmons (3)
6. Cuns Fell and Melmerby Fell from Cross Fell's snow clad western edge
Photo: Henry Simmons (4)
7. The cairn on Bullman Hills (South Top) summit with Bullman Hills and Cross Fell beyond
Photo: Mark Davidson (18)
8. The Radar Station on Great Dun Fell from the Pennine Way on Cross Fell
Photo: Martin Robinson (2)
9. Cloud and snow on Cross Fell from The Pennine Way at Great Rundale Beck
Photo: Jim Thorpe (6)
10. View from High Cap on the way up Cross Fell
Photo: Christine Shepherd (92)
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You can walk or hike Cross Fell with any of these 2 route maps:
Route Summary: - Garrigill, The Pennine Way, The South Tyne Trail, Low Crossgill, Ash Gill, Ashgill Force, Hole House Farm, Tynehead Farm, Tyne Head, River Tees, Dunfell Hush, Great Dun Fell, Little Dun Fell, Cross Fell, Skirwith Fell, Yad Stone, Greg's Hut (bothy), Backstone Edge (Lambgreen Hills), Long Man Hill, Black Band, Garrigill.