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Kirk Fell (East Top)
787m (2583ft)

Walk Kirk Fell (East Top) walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
Kirk Fell (East Top) Summit

Photograph by Matt Delemare

Kirk Fell (East Top) is classified as a:

  • Mountain (50th in Eng, 90th in Eng & Wales)
  • Nuttall (59th in Eng, 108th in Eng & Wales)

 


Kirk Fell (East Top) is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL4
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89 and 90
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    Kirk Fell (East Top) is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

    * Version including the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.





    You can walk to the top of Kirk Fell (East Top) by using any of these 6 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c338 Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause

    Route Summary: - Honister Pass, Honister Hause, Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable, Windy Gap, Great Gable, Westmorland Cairn, Beck Head, Beckhead Tarn, Kirk Fell (East Top), Kirk Fell, Moses' Trod, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Honister Pass.

    Length: 12km (7½ miles) | Ascent: 1,002m (3,289ft) | Allow at least: 6hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c240 Kirk Fell, Pillar and Little Scoat Fell from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Wasdale Head, Kirk Fell, Kirk Fell (East Top), Black Sail Pass, Looking Stead (Pillar), High Level Route, Robinson's Cairn, Pillar, Wind Gap, Black Crag (Pillar), Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell), Steeple, Red Pike (Wasdale), Dore Head, Mosedale Beck, Wasdale Head, Wast Water.

    Length: 12.5km (7¾ miles) | Ascent: 1,465m (4,808ft) | Allow at least: 7¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c151 Great Gable, Kirk Fell and Hay Stacks from Honister Hause

    Route Summary: - Honister Pass, Honister Hause, Green Crag (Buttermere), Black Beck, Blackbeck Tarn, Innominate Tarn, Hay Stacks (Haystacks), Scarth Gap, Ennerdale, River Liza, Black Sail Hut (Youth Hostel), Black Sail Path, Kirk Fell, Kirk Fell (East Top), Beckhead Tarn, Beck Head, Great Gable, Westmorland Cairn, Windy Gap, Green Gable, Gillercomb Head, Brandreth, Grey Knotts, Honister Hause.

    Length: 13.5km (8½ miles) | Ascent: 1,298m (4,260ft) | Allow at least: 7¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c417 Base Brown, Great Gable and Kirk Fell from Honister Hause

    Route Summary: - Honister Pass, Honister Hause, Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Blackmoor Pols, Base Brown, Mitchell Cove, Green Gable, Windy Gap, Great Gable, Westmorland Cairn, Beck Head, Beckhead Tarn, Kirk Fell (East Top), Kirk Fell, Moses' Trod, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Honister Pass.

    Length: 14.5km (9 miles) | Ascent: 1,208m (3,965ft) | Allow at least: 7½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c141 Great Gable and Pillar from Wasdale Head, Wast Water

    Route Summary: - Wasdale Head, Moses' Trod, Lingmell Beck, Gable Beck Bridge, Sty Head, Great Gable, Westmorland Cairn, Beck Head, Beckhead Tarn, Kirk Fell (East Top), Kirk Fell, Black Sail Pass, Looking Stead (Pillar), High Level Route, Robinson's Cairn, Pillar, Wind Gap, Black Crag (Pillar), Scoat Fell (Little Scoat Fell), Steeple, Red Pike (Wasdale), Dore Head, Mosedale Beck, Wasdale Head, Wast Water.

    Length: 18km (11¼ miles) | Ascent: 1,773m (5,819ft) | Allow at least: 10hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard


    Walk c120 The Ennerdale Horseshoe

    Route Summary: - Bowness Knott Car Park Ennerdale, Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre, High Gillerthwaite Yourth Hostel, Red Pike (Buttermere), High Stile, High Crag (Buttermere), Seat (Buttermere), Scarth Gap, Hay Stacks (Haystacks), Innominate Tarn, Blackbeck Tarn, Black Beck, Green Crag (Buttermere), Great Round How, Brandreth, Gillercomb Head, Green Gable, Windy Gap, Great Gable, Westmorland Cairn, Beck Head, Beckhead Tarn, Kirk Fell (East Top), Kirk Fell, Black Sail Pass, Looking Stead (Pillar), High Level Route, Robinson's Cairn, Pillar, Wind Gap, Black Crag (Pillar), High Beck, Low Beck, Ennerdale.

    Length: 30km (18¾ miles) | Ascent: 2,408m (7,309ft) | Allow at least: 14¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard



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    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Kirk Fell (East Top)Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Kirk Fell (East Top)

    Chris Faulkner walked up Kirk Fell (East Top) on February 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] Michelle Chandler [weather] Misty, rainy.

    Simon Myerscough climbed Kirk Fell (East Top) on November 12th, 2006 [from/via/route] C151 [with] Martin [weather] Cloudy, windy & occasionally wet - Scramble on Kirk Fell, saw the remembrance day service on Great Gable from afar

    Anthony Scott bagged Kirk Fell (East Top) on October 10th, 2016 [with] me [weather] Blue sky then white cloud. No wind

    David Wand hiked Kirk Fell (East Top) on August 10th, 2011 [from/via/route] long walk as was doing as many in two days as poss. thunder storm all around me on the second night. [with] Long walk and camp on the hills.

    Mark Davidson summited Kirk Fell (East Top) on October 17th, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Quite good for October - some good views

    Iain Jones conquered Kirk Fell (East Top) on July 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head

    Darren Mortimer scaled Kirk Fell (East Top) on September 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head up Black Sail pass and Kirk Fell crags [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Overcast for most with mist on the summit.

    Iain Taylor walked up Kirk Fell (East Top) on July 28th, 2010 [from/via/route] Wast Water (NY 16811 06823)

    Christine Shepherd climbed Kirk Fell (East Top) on July 4th, 2007 [from/via/route] Used walk c151 from Honister [with] On my own [weather] Hot - I was surprised how long the top of Kirk Fell was walking from one end to the other.

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