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Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)
481m (1579ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


Record Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 181)

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) Summit

Photo: David Hayter

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The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

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See Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) 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 Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) by using either of these 2 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c352 Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) from Aira Force

An impressive waterfall and a taste of the fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 4.5ml (7km)
Ascent:1,204ft (367m)
Time:3 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 4 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell

Three remote Wainwrights in a single walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 12.25ml (19.5km)
Ascent:3,254ft (992m)
Time:7½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)

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

James Hughes walked up Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) on February 11th, 2024 [from/via/route] From Royal Hotel in Dockray... [with] Will [weather] Fairly dry winter day. Not too cold once walking. Great views back over Ullswater - Soup & roll at top.

Kate Peacock climbed Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) on January 20th, 2024 [from/via/route] National Trust Car Park past Aira Force [with] Helen, Rich, Chris & Benny [weather] Soaking

Jan Ireland bagged Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) on January 7th, 2024 [from/via/route] Gowbarrow from Aira Force using C352 route from Go4Walk with Julie Jo. [with] Rolo and Julie J. [weather] Very cold, dry & sunny but icy underfoot. - Glorious views over Ullswater & round to Eden Valley up towards Carlisle.

Michael Nolan hiked Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) on December 6th, 2023 [from/via/route] Airy Force car park [with] Morag [weather] Lovely brilliant frozen ground crisp with blue sky & good visibility but very cold & fell on ice!

Rob Prikanowski summited Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) on June 14th, 2023 [from/via/route] c309 [weather] Sunny & warm, strong wind.

Simon Myerscough conquered Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) on November 13th, 2022 [from/via/route] C352 - Gowbarrow Fell from Aira Force [with] Joanne [weather] Sunny & cold - very wet underfoot

Angeline Grieveson scaled Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) on December 17th, 2022 [with] Dotty

Ian Ashton walked up Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) on October 15th, 2022 [with] Jph steve H

Iain Jones climbed Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) on September 8th, 2022 [from/via/route] Trail Run from Aira Force

Christine Shepherd bagged Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) on April 24th, 2010 [from/via/route] Used walk c309 from Brownrigg Farm [with] On my own [weather] Fine & clear - Climbed again on 30.08.2018 from Aira Force NT Carpark, just up & down. Did another up & down on 11.7.2022, before going for Afternoon Tea in Windermere.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Ullswater and Patterdale from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Ullswater and Patterdale from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (42)

Watermillock Common with Hart Side beyond from below Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Watermillock Common with Hart Side beyond from below Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (38)

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) from Hallin Fell summit

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) from Hallin Fell summit

Photo: Chris Brankin (13)

Little Mell Fell from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Little Mell Fell from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (208)

Shooting lodge below Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Shooting lodge below Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (207)

Ullswater featuring Patterdale & Glenridding (left), Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) (centre left), Great Mell Fell (centre), Little Mell Fell (centre right) and Pooley Bridge (right) from Hallin Fell summit

Ullswater featuring Patterdale & Glenridding (left), Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) (centre left), Great Mell Fell (centre), Little Mell Fell (centre right) and Pooley Bridge (right) from Hallin Fell summit

Photo: Chris Brankin (12)

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) from Great Mell Fell

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) from Great Mell Fell

Photo: David Hayter (213)

Watson's Dodd, Great Dodd and Clough Head and Dockray from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Watson's Dodd, Great Dodd and Clough Head and Dockray from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (40)

Striding Edge and Helvellyn (in mist) with Birkhouse Moor in front, Catstycam and Sheffield Pike from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Striding Edge and Helvellyn (in mist) with Birkhouse Moor in front, Catstycam and Sheffield Pike from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Gerry Ball (31)

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) summit

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (41)

Climbing up the edge of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) high above the North Western shores of Ullswater.

Climbing up the edge of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) high above the North Western shores of Ullswater.

Photo: Mike Renny (3)

Ullswater from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Ullswater from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Gerry Ball (32)

*Place Fell, Ullswater and Glencoyne Park from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

*Place Fell, Ullswater and Glencoyne Park from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (81)

360 degree panorama taken from the top of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

360 degree panorama taken from the top of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Chris Brankin (25)

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) summit Trig Point

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (721)

Ullswater and Patterdale from the lower slopes of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Ullswater and Patterdale from the lower slopes of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Robert Hall (29)

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) summit

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) summit

Photo: Robert Hall (28)


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