Fountains Fell (South Top)
The Southern Dales Area, The Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England
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Fountains Fell (South Top) is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Fountains Fell (South Top)
Mark Davidson walked up on March 29th, 2004 [from/via/route] Walk ny135 Fountains Fell and Darnbrook Fell from Dale Head [with] Alone [weather] Dry but quite cold. Brightened up later.
Angela Moroney climbed during 2020 [with] JL
Kevin Foster bagged on August 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] Silverdale road [with] Henry [weather] Sunny. - A bit of a mopping up exercise this one as I'd missed out Fountain's Fell South Top the last time around. Today was a straight up and down from the relatively high starting point of the Silverdale Road. I walked up the Miner's track until it levelled off then followed the Pennine Way to the main summit cairn. Then an out and back to the South Top. A tiny cairn on an island surrounded by water near the wall marked the summit but it could have been anywhere on this flattish grassy summit. I couldn't locate the disused weather station marked on the map but heading East for a little way I did find two well built wind shelters and an impressive view South towards Malham Tarn. Retracing my steps to the main summit of Fountains Fell I took the original PW route off the fell which now seems to have fallen out of use in favour of the miner's track. The descent was very steep, which probably explains why it has fallen out of favour, but the view across to Pen-Y-Ghent was excellent.
Chris Faulkner hiked on April 30th, 2017 [from/via/route] Dale Head [with] Michelle chandler [weather] Dry / blowy
Tony Rogerson summited on May 10th, 2015 [from/via/route] Dale Head Darnbrook Fell Fountains Fell South Top & Gingling Hole [with] Darren Floss Robbie & Ruby [weather] High cloud
Caroline Winter conquered on May 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Start LittonDale and add on from Fountain Fell Peak [with] Solo [weather] Wet, driving rain and sleet - Headed off to the south top as some dispute about actual FF Summit from Yorkshire gentleman at PW junction before FF Peak, so just in case I took detour to South top before heading back to even more rain in the valley
Ray O'hara scaled on September 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] Walked straight up from Dale Head, via Fountains Fell [weather] Fine - I overlooked this one the first time I visited Fountains Fell, so I came back again to bag it.
Christine Shepherd walked up on July 8th, 2013 [from/via/route] Walked from Dale Head using walk ny135 [with] On my own [weather] Very hot and sunny
Wendy Sockett, Daniel Wynn and Trevor Williams have all walked, climbed & bagged Fountains Fell (South Top).
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