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Black Fell (Black Crag)
323m (1060ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Walk Black Fell (Black Crag) walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Black Fell (Black Crag) Summit

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Black Fell (Black Crag) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Black Fell (Black Crag)

Phil Higgins walked up on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Early morning walk from Tarn Hows via Iron Keld [with] With Su [weather] Dry, bright sunshine. Started chilly with a strong wind - Took the higher path above Tarn Hows towards Rose Castle, around Torver Intake and Iron Keld Plantation.

Christine Shepherd climbed on April 10th, 2010 [from/via/route] Used walk c353 from Tom Gill car park.Climbed again on 29.8.20 from Tarn Hows using the same walk. [with] On my own [weather] Warm spring sunshine - A pretty little fell with great views.

Clare Tait bagged on August 16th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Knipe Fold and up the track to Iron Keld. Followed same track down. [with] Charlie [weather] Drizzle for the first time in days made much fresher walking. - Originally followed part of a downloaded walk from the site here. It was going to head through a bog so stuck to main clear route. A good top for a family walk; maybe return one day.

Chloe Dawson hiked on July 4th, 2020 [from/via/route] Tom Gill Car Park, via Tom Gill Falls, Tarn How. [with] Friend [weather] drizzle - nice walk

Julie Hill summited on July 7th, 2020 [from/via/route] Yew Tree car park Coniston [with] Dave Hill [weather] Showery

Adrian Howard conquered on April 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows

Gill Bates scaled on June 30th, 2017 [from/via/route] from Tarn Hows [weather] sunny

John Bryers walked up on March 21st, 2020 [from/via/route] Second time I have done this crag in the last 2 months. I did it with Helme Fell and never found the top of Helme Fell due to mist! [with] With Mya my faithful 13 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Weather fine but cold winds at times some brief warm sun and great views.

Michael Nolan climbed on January 28th, 2018 [from/via/route] tarn hows [weather] cold sleet and wind

Mike Walker has bagged [with] Alone

Andrew Johnson hiked on October 4th, 2019 [from/via/route] Glen Mary car park [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy

Mark Heybourne summited on September 10th, 2019 [from/via/route] from Glen Mary Bridge and Tarn Hows, descent via High Arnside and return to Glen mary Bridge car park via Yew Tree Tarn [with] Harvey and Jo, Megan an Marc [weather] dry with sunny intervals - clear views at the top.

Ben Perry conquered on April 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Holme Fell, Black Fell (Black Crag) & Tarn Hows from Tom Gill [with] Sarah Perry [weather] Windy!

Paul Macey scaled on June 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Langdale [with] Luke Macey [weather] dry

Nick Dobson walked up on April 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] The Drunken Duck Inn [with] Margaret, & Ralph [weather] bright sunny April day - we decided to continue onto Holme Fell, leaving Black Fell down through Low Arnside.

David Battersby climbed on March 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked at the National Trust car park at Tarn Hows then took route around Tarn Hows, through Iron Keld, up to Black Crag Summit then back down via the otherwise of Tarn Hows, returning to the car park. [with] All the family. [weather] Dry and overcast, with a cold wind on the summit.

David Richards bagged on May 15th, 2013 [with] Fran Paige Tinker and Paige [weather] Sunny

Simon Myerscough hiked on September 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] C353 from Glen Mary Car Park, Coniston [with] Joanne Myerscough [weather] Occasional drizzle, sometimes heavy getting brighter in afternoon

Lucy Perchard summited on September 4th, 2018 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows and then on to Holme Fell [with] Tony but walked the first part of the route to Tarn Hows with Mum, Dad and Maisie [weather] Dry with sunny spells - Great views of Wetherlam and over to the Langdale Pikes

Peter Fielding conquered on February 25th, 2018 [from/via/route] from tarn hows zero degrees zero breeze zero cloud what a perfect day climbed black fell and holme fell then back in time for the man city arsenal league cup final [with] Peter and Ruth [weather] perfect - amazing slate quarry with pool

Richard Marshall has scaled [from/via/route] C353 Holme Fell [with] Bo [weather] Sunny

Andrew Joss walked up on July 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Barbara [weather] Cloudy and windy

Dave Eyes climbed on June 30th, 2017 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows car park, Yew Tree Tarn, Holme Fell [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Lovely day, good walking weather, great views

Simon Boddy bagged on June 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] Little Langdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Persistent rain and misty

Darren Wilson hiked on February 12th, 2016 [from/via/route] Holme fell Black Fell [with] with Mike Dan Kev Kerry & Anthony [weather] wet

Richard Fulcher summited on January 8th, 2017 [from/via/route] Cottage in Outgate near Hawkshead. [with] Jen [weather] Low cloud and very misty - The sky cleared a bit when we got to the top of Black Fell allowing us to navigate a different route down from the top via The Drunken Duck and then back to the cottage.

Louis Smith conquered on December 19th, 2016 [weather] fog

Mark Davidson scaled on August 8th, 2005 [with] Theresa [weather] Lovely and sunny - just beautiful

Phillip Bulley walked up on June 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] Via Holme Fell [with] Judith and Ruby [weather] Overcast but very warm.

Elaine Evans climbed on May 24th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Holme Fell via the disused quarries, High and Low Oxen Fells and Low Arnside to Black Fell, then return to car via Iron Keld plantation, Tarn Hows and Tom Gill Falls. [with] Christine and Carol Ann [weather] Fine, warm, rather cloudy. - Lots of belted Galloway cattle around this area. Clear day with amazing views from this relatively small fell.

Paul Peppiate bagged on April 17th, 2016 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows [with] Ann and Jake [weather] Dry, overcast - bit blustery. - Went to the Drunken Duck afterwards!

Phill Brown hiked on May 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] C353 [with] Anne [weather] Hottest day of the year 27 degrees

Colin Millar summited on April 15th, 2016 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows [weather] Grey and wet

Andrew Wood conquered on August 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] C353 [with] Josh & Billy [weather] Warm & sunny - To mark the 1st Anniversary of Andrews death, climbed Holme Fell then Black fell

Gillian Coles scaled on February 15th, 2016 [from/via/route] Holme fell [weather] Sunny

Dave Gay walked up on July 12th, 2008 [from/via/route] From NT Glen Mary car park (SD321998)via Tarn Hows and Iron Keld. [with] Nathaniel & Jessica - Beats shopping in Ambleside even if the paths are as busy.

Lee Senior climbed on September 25th, 2015 [from/via/route] from Hawkshead Hall to Ambleside [with] John B [weather] dry sunny intervals, clear

Chris Kent bagged on October 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Tarn Moes [with] Karen [weather] Sunny

David Butterfield has hiked [with] Julie

Anthony Scott summited on September 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Tom Gill car park [with] me [weather] Some sun, white cloud, light winds. Chilly at just 12 degrees - Walk 353 done but better to split into 2 easy 'rainy' day walks as navigating is hard at times

David Noble conquered on May 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Tom Gill [with] Kelly and Jack [weather] Overcast and light rain

Tracey Cowell scaled on April 30th, 2015 [with] sister [weather] sunny and the odd shower , snow on top of high fells

Craig Steeland walked up on April 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] From Borwick Lodge via Iron Keld National Trust estate [with] On my own [weather] Sunny and very warm - Great little walk. Managed to get a car parking space right at the start of the walk. Attractive triangulation pillar on the summit. Pleasant views.

Andy Pearce climbed on April 10th, 2015 [from/via/route] Glen Mary Car Park via Holme Fell [with] Anita Pearce [weather] Hazy, warm

Kevin Parnham bagged on January 25th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Tom Gill via Holme Fell [with] Jo [weather] Wet and windy - No views again as very low cloud

Andrew Martin hiked on January 4th, 2015 [from/via/route] tarn hows

Leon Harvey summited on November 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] c353 [with] solo [weather] Very Wet

John Almond conquered on September 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Skelwith via Tarn Hows [with] WOW walking group [weather] Fine

Keith Eastman scaled on July 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] c353

Bella Wella walked up on May 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] skelwith bridge [with] Paul & Rose

Harry Meijer climbed on June 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] Custom/Private Walk [with] The Lake District Walker

Clive Ward bagged on March 15th, 2014 [from/via/route] Parked near Colwith Bridge. [with] Hazel [weather] Dry, quite cold. Low cloud but the walk was well below. - DAy before Haze & Ben & Janice did Grizedale Duathlon. Hazel keen not to do anything too strenuous.

Ann Davis hiked on December 15th, 2013 [from/via/route] holme fell [with] a friendly robin [weather] grey and wet

Neil Bennett summited on August 19th, 2013 [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett

Charlie Housley conquered on November 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] From the Drunken Duck car park and up through Pull Scar woods. [with] Joanna. [weather] Fantastic...why can't it always be this good? - Super little fell with fantastic views for miles.

Jan Dixon scaled on August 6th, 2013 [from/via/route] Tom Gill, Tarn How, Black Fell [with] Tia (10) and Anya (8) [weather] good, sunny

Christine Knowles walked up on May 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows [with] Graham [weather] Windy, quite cold - Easy to find

David Heyes climbed on March 11th, 2013 [from/via/route] Skelwith Bridge, Black Crag, Colwith Force [with] Alison [weather] Cold and sunny - some snow on ground

Dale Verrall bagged on May 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] skelwith Bridge - Walk number C353 [with] Leigh & Amber [weather] Hot hot very hot

Kevan Cassley hiked on February 10th, 2013 [from/via/route] c353 - Holme Fell & Black Fell (Black Crag) from Tom Gill [with] wife - Amanda [weather] rain lower levels with snow higher up - After many years walking in the Lake District, we thought we would start officially working through the Wainwright's. Got toally soaked in heavy rain & almost blizzard conditions on the higher grough - fantastic !!

Wayne Baxter summited on March 25th, 2010 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows, Holme Fell, Black Cragg, Tarn Hows [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy damp.

Stella Nuttall conquered on December 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] holme fell then black fell tarn haws from tom gill car park [with] stella christine and ann [weather] dry day but very wet under foot. rivers and streams flooded following weeks of heavy rain

Tony Deegan scaled on October 7th, 2012 [from/via/route] With Holme Fell [with] Terry & Simon [weather] sunny - see holme fell

Chris Bramley walked up on November 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] Yew tree tarn [with] Janet and Neve [weather] Cold clear - Dog sick and bog!

Bill Rowlands climbed on September 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] Tarn Hows car park [with] Jake - the chocolate Labrador [weather] Sunny / cloudy with some light rain showers

Darren Mortimer bagged on June 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] Tom Gill car park [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] wet/dry

Beverley Kelly hiked on August 3rd, 2010 [from/via/route] from Hawkshead via Tarn Hows

Clare Houlihan, Neil Heywood, Jane Wilkinson, Dawn Roberts, Melanie Dunn, David Kelley, Lillian Ayala, David Watson, Doug Jeffries, John Walter, Louise Sandwith, Alan Fowler, David Shaw, Raymond Barnett, David Laws, Adrian Roberts, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Steve Frank, Paul Booth, Peter Clark, Tracey Cordes, David Buttress, Linda Mckeogh, Paul Henderson, Victoria Bates, Trevor Williams, John Kendall, Sarah Lowe, John Cuthbert, Patrick Buckland, David Kelley, Stephen Millington, David Richards, Andy Nicholls, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith and Ray O'hara have all walked, climbed & bagged Black Fell (Black Crag).

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Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag) summit

Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag) summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (46)

Sheep on Black Fell (Black Crag)

Sheep on Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (255)

The Langdale Pikes from Black Fell (Black Crag)

The Langdale Pikes from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (54)

North from Black Fell (Black Crag)

North from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (256)

Tarn Hows from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Tarn Hows from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (51)

Ambleside and Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Ambleside and Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (47)

Low Arnside from near Black Fell (Black Crag)

Low Arnside from near Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (80)

Low Arnside from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Low Arnside from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (254)

Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Lake Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (48)

Ambleside and Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Ambleside and Windermere from Black Fell (Black Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (257)


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