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Fiend's Fell
634m (2081ft)

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Fiend's Fell Summit

Photograph by Mark Kissipie

Fiend's Fell is classified as a:

  • Nuttall (211th in Eng, 364th in Eng & Wales)

The summit of Fiend's Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

 


Fiend's Fell is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL31
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 86
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    You can walk to the top of Fiend's Fell by using this easy to follow route map:

    Walk c430 Cuns Fell, Melmerby Fell and Fiend's Fell from Melmerby

    Route Summary: - Melmerby, Meikle Awfell, Cuns Fell, Maiden Way (Roman Road), Meg's Cairn, Melmerby Fell, Knapside Hill, Little Knapside Hill, Fiend's Fell, Twotop Bridge, Hazel Rigg Farm, Gamblesby, Gill Beck, Melmerby.

    Length: 17.5km (11 miles) | Ascent: 697m (ft) | Allow at least: 6.25hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate



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    Kevin Foster walked up Fiend's Fell on March 16th, 2018 [from/via/route] Melmerby Fell [with] Henry [weather] Wet and very windy. Hill fog. - By now the weather had turned very wet as well as windy as I descended off Melmerby Fell. Route finding was already difficult hampered by the conditions and, with my hood up and head down, I must have veered off the broad summit ridge too far to the right. Realising my mistake, at one of the largest sheepfolds I have ever seen, I checked my position on the OS Land Ranger map using my trusty OS locate app and corrected my direction of travel towards Little Knapside Hill. Back on the right route, a sharp descent to the col beyond Little Knapside Hill, followed by a brief climb took me to the wind shelter and trig point on the aptly named Fiends Fell. The freezing conditions meant I didn't hang around long. Continuing my rapid descent I saw the buildings of the Hartside Cafe looming out of the mist and turned left before the road to take the old original road down the fell side. I eventually reached the relative sanctuary of the A686 (Penrith to Alston road) which I immediately crossed to descend the farm access road to Hazel Rigg. A quiet muddy back lane, taken left just past Hazel Rigg, took me after several miles all the way back to Melmerby. In dry (less windy) conditions this walk would be amazing. I'd love to visit these tops again someday.

    Mark Davidson climbed Fiend's Fell on February 21st, 2007 [with] Mike & his friend [weather] Cloudy, cold with mist

    Christine Shepherd bagged Fiend's Fell on August 16th, 2016 [from/via/route] Walked from Melmerby using walk c430 after Melmerby Fell. [with] On my own [weather] Glorious sunshine with a pleasant breeze. - Enjoyed the walk to this fell from Melmerby Fell. A little wet in places but no problem bogs to contend with. Good views and a good path back to Melmerby.

    Chris Faulkner hiked Fiend's Fell on August 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] Walk Route Summary: - Melmerby, Meikle Awfell, Cuns Fell, Maiden Way (Roman Road), Meg's Cairn, Melmerby Fell, Knapside Hill, Little Knapside Hill, Fiend's Fell, Twotop Bridge, Hazel Rigg Farm, Gamblesby, Gill Beck, Melmerby. [with] Michelle Chandler [weather] Very Windy. - Managed to not get shot by game shooters who hadn't posted warnings!

    Ray O'Hara summited Fiend's Fell on February 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] Melmerby - Melmerby Fell - Fiends Fell - Melmerby [weather] Mist above 1900', snow on the ground, full blown blizzard at times on the ridge

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