Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell

Three remote Wainwrights in a single walk


Route outline for walk c309:

- Brownrigg Farm  -   Great Mell Fell  -   Greenrow Great Barn  -   Lowthwaite  -   Little Mell Fell  -   The Hause  -   Underwood  -   Cove Park Campsite  -   Watermillock  -   Priest's Crag  -   Great Meldrum  -   Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)  -   Norman Crag  -   Ulcat Row  -   Matterdale End  -   Brownrigg Farm.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Great Mell Fell at 537m (1762ft). Great Mell Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 154). Great Mell Fell is also known as an English Dewey (98th in England, 228th in England & Wales)Great Mell Fell is classified as a Marilyn (67th highest in England, 898th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Little Mell Fell, 505m (1657ft). Little Mell Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 173). Little Mell Fell is also known as an English Dewey (172nd in England, 397th in England & Wales)Little Mell Fell is classified as a Marilyn (77th highest in England, 978th highest in the UK).

You will also reach the summit of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag), 481m (1579ft). Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) is classified as a Wainwright (No. 181).


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 OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell

In no particular order . . .

Great Mell Fell summit cairn - with Blencathra (or Saddleback) in the background

Great Mell Fell summit cairn - with Blencathra (or Saddleback) in the background

Photo: David Baines (11)

East from Collier Hagg (Gowbarrow Fell)

East from Collier Hagg (Gowbarrow Fell)

Photo: Jamie Magee (7)

On Causey Pike summit

On Causey Pike summit

Photo: Gerry Ball (33)

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)

*Place Fell, Ullswater and Glencoyne Park from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

*Place Fell, Ullswater and Glencoyne Park from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (81)

Little Mell Fell summit Trig Point

Little Mell Fell summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (537)

Helm Crag from the path from Allan Bank to Silver How

Helm Crag from the path from Allan Bank to Silver How

Photo: David Baines (12)

The summit cairn on Fleetwith Pike

The summit cairn on Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Christine Shepherd (538)

Stream at Collier Hagg (Gowbarrow Fell)

Stream at Collier Hagg (Gowbarrow Fell)

Photo: Jamie Magee (6)

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Trees in Whinlatter Forest

Photo: David Hayter (216)


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