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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Great Mell Fell at 537m (1762ft). Great Mell Fell is classified as an Wainwright (No. 154). Great Mell Fell is also known as an English Dewey (99th highest in England, 229th in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (67th highest in England, 901st highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Little Mell Fell at 505m (1657ft). Little Mell Fell is classified as an Wainwright (No. 173). Little Mell Fell is also known as an English Dewey (173rd highest in England, 398th in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (77th highest in England, 980th highest in the UK). The summit of Little Mell Fell is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) at 481m (1579ft). Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) is classified as an Wainwright (No. 181). The summit of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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 . . .

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - *Blencathra and the Northern Fells from the summit of Great Mell Fell

*Blencathra and the Northern Fells from the summit of Great Mell Fell

Photo: Andy Malcolm (78)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Clough Head and the Dodds from Little Mell Fell

Clough Head and the Dodds from Little Mell Fell

Photo: David Hayter (204)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Great Mell Fell Summit cairn with Sharp Edge (left) clearly visible beyond

Great Mell Fell Summit cairn with Sharp Edge (left) clearly visible beyond

Photo: David Hayter (214)

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

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Path to Great Mell Fell near Matterdale End

Path to Great Mell Fell near Matterdale End

Photo: David Hayter (211)

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

Great Mell Fell from Little Mell Fell

Photo: Stephen Dawson (36)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Little Mell Fell from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Little Mell Fell from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: David Hayter (208)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) summit

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) summit

Photo: Stephen Collins (41)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) and Sharp Edge from Little Mell Fell

Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) and Sharp Edge from Little Mell Fell

Photo: Brian Tyler (1)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Ullswater and Patterdale from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Ullswater and Patterdale from Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag)

Photo: Stephen Collins (42)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Ullswater and Hallin Fell from Little Mell Fell

Ullswater and Hallin Fell from Little Mell Fell

Photo: Stephen Dawson (35)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Ullswater from Hind Crag (Gowbarrow Fell)

Ullswater from Hind Crag (Gowbarrow Fell)

Photo: Jamie Magee (11)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Great Mell Fell summit cairn

Great Mell Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (499)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Priest's Crag

Priest's Crag

Photo: David Hayter (205)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Climbing up the edge of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) high above the North Western shores of Ullswater.

Climbing up the edge of Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) high above the North Western shores of Ullswater.

Photo: Mike Renny (3)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Ullswater Steamer from Yew Crag (Gowbarrow Fell)

Ullswater Steamer from Yew Crag (Gowbarrow Fell)

Photo: Jamie Magee (8)

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

Gowbarrow Fell Summit

Photo: Jamie Magee (4)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - East from Collier Hagg (Gowbarrow Fell)

East from Collier Hagg (Gowbarrow Fell)

Photo: Jamie Magee (7)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - East from the lower slopes of Gowbarrow Fell

East from the lower slopes of Gowbarrow Fell

Photo: Jamie Magee (5)

Walk c309 Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow Fell - Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) summit

Gowbarrow Fell (Airy Crag) summit

Photo: Robert Hall (28)


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