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Great Dodd
857m (2813ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
22nd highest in England,
45th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 19)

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English Nuttall
26th highest in England,
52nd in England & Wales

Walk Great Dodd walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Great Dodd

Photo: Gerry Ball

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Great Dodd Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Great Dodd

Christine Shepherd walked up on October 1st, 2006 [from/via/route] Walked from Dockray using walk c146. [with] On my own [weather] Bright Autumn sunshine. - A rather grassy walk for me. I prefer something more rugged. Unfortunately, I lost a good fleece & my waterproof trousers on this walk, when the zip on my rucksack opened without me realising. Nice views though.Did this again on a glorious July day using c239. 31.07.20 Enjoyed it much more this time. Climbed again, repeating walk c239, on 27.07.2022

Caroline Winter climbed on April 15th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked on road to Threlkeld mining museum, track past Setmabanning caravan park, direct line up to Clough Head, then to Great Dodd [with] Becky [weather] Warm & windy - Nice shelter a Great Dodd, where a few of us gathered to eat lunch, before they headed off towards, Helvellyn. For us, an easy return, descending eastern flanks of Clough head

Stephen Eddy bagged on October 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] Red Moss [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Heavy rain, wind

Richard Marchant hiked on September 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] I parked the car in St John's in the Vale & ascended Clough Head first via Wanthaite Bank from here carried on South along the ridge taking in Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd then down to Sticks Pass & up to Raise from here I back tracked down to Sticks Pass. I proceeded down to Stybeck Farm along the A591 & ascended High Rigg on the way back to the car. [with] By Myself. [weather] Light Cloud with a light Breeze to start with, then late morning the clouds broke & blessed with Sunny intervals - 6 Wainwrights Bagged today making my total to date climbed to 107 I have reached the halfway point today.

Clare Tait summited on July 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] From High Row car park taking in Clough Head [with] Charlie [weather] Warm, blue sky, great walking weather. Perfect. - No 63 Wainwright. Stayed in Glenridding & set off early as had been advised parking is limited. Set off at 8. Perfect! No boggy ground as it had dried out, only soft grass until the old coach road which went on seemingly for ever. The horseflies were evil though & Charlie got three bites!

Julie Hill conquered on July 8th, 2021 [from/via/route] Dockray [with] Dave Hill & Isla [weather] Foggy

Jeremy Torrance scaled on March 25th, 2016 [with] Duncan and Sherlock

Richard Marshall walked up on June 6th, 2021 [from/via/route] Deepdale Round [with] Steve and Roxy [weather] Cloudy/Sunny warm

Graham Coules climbed on April 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Red Moss [with] Dale [weather] Sunny - Steady climbs

Michael Nolan bagged on June 16th, 2017 [weather] Brilliant bright day!

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Great Dodd

Great Dodd summit cairn

Great Dodd summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (21)

Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn from the summit of High Rigg

Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (2)

The stone wind shelter on Great Dodd summit

The stone wind shelter on Great Dodd summit

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (22)

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)

Approaching mist from Great Dodd summit

Approaching mist from Great Dodd summit

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (23)

Blencathra or Saddleback (left), Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn in the centre with a glimpse of Thirlmere (right) from the summit of High Rigg

Blencathra or Saddleback (left), Clough Head, Fisher's Wife's Rake, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn) and Helvellyn in the centre with a glimpse of Thirlmere (right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (1)

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag  (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

The Helevllyn Ridge featuring: Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise (Helvellyn), White Side, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg and Heron Pike with Steel Fell (mid distance) and Calf Crag, Gibson Knott and Helm Crag (foreground) from Brownrigg Moss

Photo: Alan Wainwright (211)

Clough Head, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd and Watson's Dodd from Castlerigg in the snow

Clough Head, Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd and Watson's Dodd from Castlerigg in the snow

Photo: Karen Clutton (1)


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