Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel

Wild moorland walking with fine views


Route outline for walk du129:

- St John's Chapel  -   Thatch Mires  -   Chapelfell Top  -   Fendrith Hill  -   Swinhope Moor  -   Dora's Seat  -   Swinhope Head  -   Swinside House  -   Daddry Shield  -   River Wear  -   Weardale  -   The Weardale Way  -   St John's Chapel.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Chapelfell Top at 703m (2307ft). Chapelfell Top is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (103rd highest in England, 171st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Chapelfell Top is also known as an English Nuttall (128th in England, 213th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Fendrith Hill, 696m (2284ft). Fendrith Hill is also known as an English Nuttall (140th in England, 229th in England & Wales).


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 91 or 92
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel

In no particular order . . .

The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (15)

The boundary ditch from Chapelfell Top

The boundary ditch from Chapelfell Top

Photo: Christine Shepherd (421)

The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (18)

Weardale

Weardale

Photo: Matt Porter (3)

Carr Brow Moor beyond Weardale from the lower slopes of Chapelfell Top

Carr Brow Moor beyond Weardale from the lower slopes of Chapelfell Top

Photo: Matt Porter (4)

Ski Tows near Dora Seat on Swinhope Moor

Ski Tows near Dora Seat on Swinhope Moor

Photo: Matt Porter (7)

Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Chapelfell Top summit cairn

Photo: Matt Porter (5)

Weardale

Weardale

Photo: Mike Knipe (194)

The River Wear in Weardale

The River Wear in Weardale

Photo: John Bragg (3)

The Ski Tow on Swinhope Moor

The Ski Tow on Swinhope Moor

Photo: Christine Shepherd (409)


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