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Gategill Fell Top
852m (2796ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Gategill Fell Top as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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27th highest in England,
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See Gategill Fell Top and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

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You can walk to the top of Gategill Fell Top by using either of these 2 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c170 Blencathra or Saddleback via Hall's Fell Ridge from Threlkeld

Blencathra's 'other' ridge

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 3.75ml (6km)
Ascent:2,398ft (731m)
Time:3.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c117 Blencathra and Knowe Crags (Blease Fell) via Sharp Edge from Scales

Lakeland's finest 'edge' walk - not for the faint hearted

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 6.25ml (10km)
Ascent:2,565ft (782m)
Time:4.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Gategill Fell Top Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Gategill Fell Top

Kevin Foster walked up Gategill Fell Top on April 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] Hallsfell Top [with] By myself [weather] Sunny to start but clouding over later. Clear visibility on tops. Cold when you stopped moving. - An easy saunter from Hallsfell Top there & back again. Superb views throughout. Found a nice sheltered rock to stop & have lunch about half way between the two tops on the way back. Hallsfell top was getting a bit congested by this point.

Richard Grimshaw climbed Gategill Fell Top on August 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] From: NY 3029 2563 via Knowe Crags [with] Carol Brown [weather] Sunny

James Brocken bagged Gategill Fell Top on September 14th, 2019 [weather] Windy on the top

Bill Salisbury hiked Gategill Fell Top on August 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Scales [with] Sue

Mark Davidson summited Gategill Fell Top on September 22nd, 2006 [with] Alone [weather] Lovely & sunny & dry

Stephen Eddy conquered Gategill Fell Top on June 12th, 2015 [from/via/route] Scales via sharp edge [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Neil Whitehead [weather] Sunny

Lynn Symonds scaled Gategill Fell Top on June 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] Mungrisdale [with] Nicole [weather] Some cloud but dry

Iain Taylor walked up Gategill Fell Top on August 20th, 2011 [from/via/route] Threlkeld (NY 31857 25598)

Jane Chiarello climbed Gategill Fell Top on May 15th, 2011 [from/via/route] Threlkeld [weather] VVVVV wet

Christine Shepherd bagged Gategill Fell Top on August 27th, 2010 [from/via/route] Used walk c170 from Threlkeld [with] On my own [weather] Warm & sunny by this time after a cool start.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Gategill Fell Top

Hallsfell Top summit cairn with Gategill Fell Top and Knowe Crags in the background Blencathra or Saddleback

Hallsfell Top summit cairn with Gategill Fell Top and Knowe Crags in the background Blencathra or Saddleback

Photo: Alan Wainwright (129)


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