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Great Dodd
857m (2813ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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English Mountain
21st highest in England,
44th 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 and 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.

Stephen Batson climbed on September 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] High Row [with] Clare [weather] Sunny intervals

Jill Dean bagged on November 9th, 2019 [from/via/route] Dockray - with grez and dexter [with] Grez & dexter [weather] Fine but cold - Stayed at the royal at dockray

Andrew Johnson hiked on October 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Bramcrag quarry. Car left in Grasmere. Bus to Thirlmere dam road then bike to Bramcrag quarry, [weather] Sunny weather

Kevin Foster summited on June 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Stybarrow Dodd (via Watson's Dodd). [with] Henry. [weather] Sunny, very hot (Factor 50 sun screen essential). - Report to follow.

Craig Steeland conquered on May 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] From car park near Dockray [with] With Sue [weather] Sunny, warm and dry

John Tippins scaled on April 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] Legburthwaite [with] Kevin O'Hare [weather] Very sunny, mild and still. - Did it again on 24.10.18 as part of c239 (go4awalk.com).

John Bryers has walked up [from/via/route] Parked at Smaithwaite bridge walked ridge to top of High Rigg, down into St Johns church and across road up old coach road, through old quarry onto fell and up to top of Clough Head and along ridge to top of Great Dodd. Very, very windy and in cloud. Stopped in shelter, south of summit for a quick lunch. [with] With Mya my faithful 11 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Started out OK, but soon wind and rain became the norm! Ended up wet through after completing the St Johns Vale skyline.

Andrew Peate climbed on August 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] From High Row car park along Old Coach Road using walk c239 [weather] Cloudy and misty to summit. Clear, sunny, hot later.

Christina Lander bagged on June 4th, 2018 [from/via/route] High Row, Dockray - White Pike - Clough Head - Calfhow Pike - Great Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Stybarrow Dodd - Green Side - Hart Side - Birkett Fell - Dowthwaitehead - High Row [with] Dick [weather] Dry day and very still with mist on the tops most of the day

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

Approaching mist from Great Dodd summit

Approaching mist from Great Dodd summit

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (23)

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)

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)

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)

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)


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