Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill

Cross Fell is the highest point on the Pennine Way


Route outline for walk c293:

- Garrigill  -   The Pennine Way  -   The South Tyne Trail  -   Low Crossgill  -   Ash Gill  -   Ashgill Force  -   Hole House Farm  -   Tynehead Farm  -   Tyne Head  -   River Tees  -   Dunfell Hush  -   Great Dun Fell  -   Little Dun Fell  -   Cross Fell  -   Skirwith Fell  -   Yad Stone  -   Greg's Hut (bothy)  -   Backstone Edge (Lambgreen Hills)  -   Long Man Hill  -   Black Band  -   Garrigill.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Cross Fell at 893m (2931ft). Cross Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (10th highest in England, 27th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Cross Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (12th in England, 30th in England & Wales). Cross Fell is classified as a Marilyn (5th highest in England, 246th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Great Dun Fell, 848m (2783ft). Great Dun Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (23rd highest in England, 49th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Great Dun Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (29th in England, 57th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Little Dun Fell, 842m (2763ft). Little Dun Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (25th highest in England, 51st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Little Dun Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (32nd in England, 60th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Backstone Edge (Dufton Fell), 699m (2294ft) - an English Nuttall (135th Eng, 222nd Eng & Wal) and Long Man Hill 658m (2159ft) - an English Nuttall (184th Eng, 318th Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL31
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 86 or 87 & 91
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c293 Cross Fell and Great Dun Fell from Garrigill

In no particular order . . .

Bellbeaver Rigg (Tynehead Fell) from Tyne Head

Bellbeaver Rigg (Tynehead Fell) from Tyne Head

Photo: Mike Knipe (231)

Waterfalls on Tyne Head near the source of The River Tyne

Waterfalls on Tyne Head near the source of The River Tyne

Photo: Christine Shepherd (561)

On Cross Fell

On Cross Fell

Photo: Gerry Smith (1)

Little Dun Fell summit shelter

Little Dun Fell summit shelter

Photo: Christine Shepherd (96)

Little Dun Fell and Great Dun Fell from Cross Fell

Little Dun Fell and Great Dun Fell from Cross Fell

Photo: Christine Shepherd (94)

Approaching the summit of Great Dun Fell summit

Approaching the summit of Great Dun Fell summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (97)

Cross Fell summit

Cross Fell summit

Photo: Ryan Pearson (2)

A good path up Swindale Edge with Roman Fell on the right

A good path up Swindale Edge with Roman Fell on the right

Photo: Christine Shepherd (568)

The River South Tyne waterfalls near Hole House Farm

The River South Tyne waterfalls near Hole House Farm

Photo: Mark Davidson (3)

Round Hill (Tyne Head) summit cairn

Round Hill (Tyne Head) summit cairn

Photo: Mark Davidson (11)


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