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Lingmell
800m (2626ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Lingmell as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
42nd highest in England,
77th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 35)

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50th highest in England,
93rd in England & Wales

Walk Lingmell walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Lingmell

Photo: Paul Coulter

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OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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

Stephen Eddy walked up on October 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Dry, in cloud at summit

Tony Halliday climbed on October 6th, 2021 [from/via/route] Circular walk started in Wasdale camp site climbed scarfell pike then cut across climbed lingmell & descended via the lingmell footpath back into Wasdale [with] Sally Halliday and Jimmy boo and George our 3 dogs [weather] The weather was perfect sunny light cool breeze with perfect clear views no rain & no wind - Great walk our dogs were fine with terrain spectacular views not too busy as it was midweek if you are climbing scarfell lingmell is a must ! We descended the lingmell foot path & had the whole mountain to ourselves also saw F15 fighter jets flying between the mountains training exercise

Claire Kirk bagged on August 31st, 2021 [from/via/route] Wasdale National Trust Camp Site [with] Phil [weather] Cloudy but dry - Wild camped at Sprinkling Tarn

Paul Ward hiked on October 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Started from NT Car Park Wasdale Head [with] Jamie

Wayne Baxter summited on July 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walked from Wasdale Head Hotel climed up brown tongue to the junction of Lingmell & Scafell Pike. Due to the amount of cloud & other walks we decisioned to go to Lingmell first then onto Scafell Pike, we return on the same path. It work as we got to the top of Scafell Pike the cloud lifted & the sun broke through [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy with the odd sunny spell - Not a pleasant walk to many walkers

Christine Shepherd conquered on April 26th, 2008 [from/via/route] Wasdale [with] On my own [weather] Very hot. - The conditions were dreadful; driving wind & heavy rain. I reached the summit cairn & came down. Climbed again 1.9.10 when I went on to look at the view of Gable from the tall cairn.

John Fenwick scaled on October 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked from Wasdale head inn carpark. Used walk c197 [with] Romany [weather] Sunny with some clouds. Great visibility - Stuck to walk as recommended. Easy to follow. Great way to avoid the crowds going up Scarfell Pike.

Claire Murray walked up on August 17th, 2020 [from/via/route] Started at village green near hotel. Walked Lingfell, Scafell, Pike, Scafell & the other one I've forgotten 🙈 [with] Murray [weather] Lovely! - Uphill struggles!

Caroline Winter climbed on August 6th, 2020 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head, Goats Crag, Lingmell [with] Becky [weather] Warm with good views - Following 2 days of persistent rain & high winds, we bagged Lingmell before heading off to N Yorkshire. On top chatted with man from Sheffield doing Wainwrights. Descent same route easier than Hollow Stones

Marcelle Allman bagged on August 2nd, 2020 [from/via/route] Wasdale Head [weather] Weat overcast

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Lingmell

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) and Scafell Pike (far right) from Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable and Lingmell (right) and Scafell Pike (far right) from Wast Water

Photo: Peter Dryden (4)

Wast Water, Yewbarrow (left), Kirk Fell (centre left), Great Gable (centre right) and Lingmell Fell (right) from Illgill Head

Wast Water, Yewbarrow (left), Kirk Fell (centre left), Great Gable (centre right) and Lingmell Fell (right) from Illgill Head

Photo: Ian Mansell (10)

Lingmell summit cairn with Great Gable in the background

Lingmell summit cairn with Great Gable in the background

Photo: Christine Shepherd (28)

Lingmell Crag from Middleboot Knotts

Lingmell Crag from Middleboot Knotts

Photo: Craig Carter (26)

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre in cloud), Lingmell and the shoulder or Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Yewbarrow (left), Great Gable (centre in cloud), Lingmell and the shoulder or Scafell Pike (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (104)

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable, Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Sca Fell from Wast Water

Photo: Alan Wainwright (76)

Lingmell Beck, Wasdale

Lingmell Beck, Wasdale

Photo: Bob Ferguson (71)

*Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (left) from Scafell Pike

*Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (left) from Scafell Pike

Photo: Wayne Hill (22)

Lingmell Crag from across Piers Gill

Lingmell Crag from across Piers Gill

Photo: Andy Malcolm (229)

Yewbarrow, Wasdale Head, Wast Water, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell, Illgill Head and Whin Rigg from below Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Yewbarrow, Wasdale Head, Wast Water, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Mickledore and Sca Fell, Illgill Head and Whin Rigg from below Middle Fell (Wasdale)

Photo: Alan Wainwright (72)

Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Yewbarrow, Great Gable and Lingmell from Wast Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (49)

Red Pike and Wasdale Head from Lingmell

Red Pike and Wasdale Head from Lingmell

Photo: Ian Lilley (3)

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Haycock, Little Scoat Fell, Red Pike (Wasdale), Pillar, Top of Stirrup Crag, Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End, Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Slightside, Harter Fell (Eskdale) and Burnmoor Tarn from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (3)

Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End and Lingmell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Great End and Lingmell from the summit of Yewbarrow

Photo: David Hemingway (6)

Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) and  Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water in Wasdale

Yewbarrow (left) Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water in Wasdale

Photo: David Swales (5)

Ollie, Max and James on top of Lingmell before climbing Scafell Pike to round off the day

Ollie, Max and James on top of Lingmell before climbing Scafell Pike to round off the day

Photo: Chris Budd (2)

Illgill Head and Wast Water from Lingmell

Illgill Head and Wast Water from Lingmell

Photo: Ian Lilley (2)

The shoulder of Lingmell and snow on Illgill Head (far left), Wasdale and Wast Water (left) and Yewbarrow (right) from Gable Beck Bridge

The shoulder of Lingmell and snow on Illgill Head (far left), Wasdale and Wast Water (left) and Yewbarrow (right) from Gable Beck Bridge

Photo: Bob Ferguson (70)

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Wasdale Head featuring Yewbarrow (left), the shoulder of Kirk Fell, Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (right) from across Wast Water

Photo: Ian Mansell (3)

*Illgill Head, Wast Water, Middle Fell and Yewbarrow from Lingmell

*Illgill Head, Wast Water, Middle Fell and Yewbarrow from Lingmell

Photo: Wayne Hill (13)


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