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Lonscale Fell
715m (2346ft)

The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Lonscale Fell as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
90th highest in England,
153rd in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 80)

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113th highest in England,
192nd in England & Wales

Walk Lonscale Fell walking UK Mountains in The Northern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Lonscale Fell Summit

Photo: Colin Jenkins

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The Lake District National Park


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

OL4 The English Lakes - North Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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

Geoff Hand walked up on July 5th, 2022 [from/via/route] Walk c273 Skiddaw & Bakestall form Gale Road. Lonesdale fell first [with] With Tess [weather] Started off a bit cloudy & drissly but cleared as the day went on. a bit misty on Skiddaw. - Lots of good running down nice grassy hillsides.

Mr Davison climbed on June 12th, 2021 [from/via/route] Via Skiddaw [with] Ian F & F, simon, gary, mike, andy [weather] sunny, windy

Pete George bagged on May 5th, 2022 [from/via/route] Latrigg car park [with] Roco [weather] Pleasant but foggy on tops

Richard Marchant hiked on April 22nd, 2022 [from/via/route] A very quick walk from the car park on Latrigg Fell up the tourist path to Jenkin Hill but half way up followed Whit Beck to the Pass between Jenkin Hill & Lonscale Fell. From here just walked up to Lonscale Fell then straight South to join the Cumbria Way & back to the car. [with] On my Own [weather] Dry Day with Hazy views early doors but did become sunny & clear in the afternoon

Claire Kirk summited on February 11th, 2022 [from/via/route] Gale Road car park [with] Alone [weather] Very cold, icy/snow underfoot from around 800m. Wind chill!

Nick Dobson conquered on November 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] Latrigg car park, ascending Jenkin Hill, Lower Man & then Skiddaw Little Man, before returning to the gate & on to Lonscale Fell. [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Dry & breezy with sunny spells. - Margaret had missed out 6 years ago when Ralph & I first did Little Man. Now the 3 of us have just 29 to go including Knott, the only one left to do in the Northern Fells. We had lunch on the Eastern Ridge & returned down the grass path ad round to the car park.

Tony Halliday scaled on November 22nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Circular walk starting at under skiddaw car park steep start climbed little man then skiddaw Cut across to sale how to join up to Cumbrian way headed back to car park then saw Lonsdale fell to my left had Time daylight hours & great weather so climbed long scale fell to grab some more views very steep climb nearly turned round but eventually made the top great views would recommend cutting across from little man s as nd descending this way [with] My boarder terrier jimmy [weather] The weather was perfect clear & sunny & fresh & dry - Threw this in on the way back to car wish I hadn't half way up but views made it worthwhile

Erin Ryan walked up on June 27th, 2021 [from/via/route] Car Park at bottom of Skiddaw motorway

Richard Fulcher climbed on July 31st, 2021 [from/via/route] Jen dropped me at the Gale Road car park & I started off along the Cumbria Way around Lonscale Fell. I ascended up on the edge of Lonscale Crags to Lonscale Fell & then walked over Jenkin Hill to Little Man. From there I joined the main route up to Skiddaw & over the other side to Bakestall. I descended via Birkett Edge & then followed the Cumbria Way route down to Peter House Farm. I walked down the road to Walk Mill Bridge where Jen picked me up. [weather] Low cloud but otherwise reasonable weather. - The initial climb up Lonscale was tough (unfit!) but the other climbs were separated by easier sections.

Christine Shepherd bagged on May 12th, 2008 [from/via/route] From Millbeck using walk c321 Climbed again using walk c186 on 30.06.21 with Jenny. [with] On my own [weather] Sunny

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Lonscale Fell

Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (14)

*Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

*Great Calva, Burnt Horse, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Crags from (North of) Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (13)

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Jayne Morriss (3)

Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) from the summit of High Rigg

Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (4)

*Bakestall, Great Calva, Skiddaw House, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw

*Bakestall, Great Calva, Skiddaw House, Blencathra (Saddleback) and Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw

Photo: Colin Jenkins (9)

Dodd (Skiddaw), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Clough Head

Dodd (Skiddaw), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from Clough Head

Photo: Gerry Ball (24)

Monument en-route to Skiddaw from Gale Road

Monument en-route to Skiddaw from Gale Road

Photo: Jayne Morriss (1)

The North Western Fells (far left distance), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) and the shoulder of Clough Head (far right) from the summit of High Rigg

The North Western Fells (far left distance), Carl Side, Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell (centre left), Great Calva (centre) and Belncathra or Saddleback, Bannerdale Crags and Souther Fell (centre right) and the shoulder of Clough Head (far right) from the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Peter Crumpler (3)

Burnt Horse from Lonscale Fell

Burnt Horse from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Colin Jenkins (12)

Lonscale Fell from (above) Gale Road

Lonscale Fell from (above) Gale Road

Photo: William Ringwood (8)

Lonscale Fell, Burnt Horse and Skiddaw Little Man from Atkinson Pike

Lonscale Fell, Burnt Horse and Skiddaw Little Man from Atkinson Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (148)

Helvellyn (left) High Rigg (foreground) and Thirlmere from Lonscale Fell

Helvellyn (left) High Rigg (foreground) and Thirlmere from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Gerry Ball (5)

Sale How (foreground) Blencathra (centre) and Lonscale Fell (right) from Skiddaw

Sale How (foreground) Blencathra (centre) and Lonscale Fell (right) from Skiddaw

Photo: Tony Price (3)


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