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Name:Middle Fell
Hill number:2459
Height:582m / 1909ft
Parent (Ma):2427  Seatallan
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Irt
Class:Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Clem
(Hu,Tu,5,Dew,W,B,Sy,Fel,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 15079 07219
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:117m
Col:465m  NY148081  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 750 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Detour on the way down from Seatallan to Greendale.Topographer5730/11/2019
Birkett 3 with PeteDave Geere25/11/2019
did it with Dave Geerepedro125/11/2019
Greendale > Middle Fell > Seatallan > Cat Bields > Glade How > BuckBarrow > Gill Beck > Gill Beck. Just me and H, beautiful late Autumn day but very cold on Middle Fell. Ground nicely frozen and a sprinkling of snow on the high tops.johnkaysleftleg10/11/2019
From Greenside farm to Middle Dodd. Down to the boggy saddle and then very steeply up on to Seatallan. Downhill from here to Cat Bields and the cairn on Glade How. From here to Buckbarrow and then the track back to the road and the half mile back to the carWayne Mac22/10/2019
me and tommyPaul Beard11/07/2019
Buckbarrow & Middle Fell. 'Mopping up' trip, solo from Greendale.richardsun01/07/2019
A half day loop in the sun around Middle Fell, Seat Allan and Buckbarrow.Mountainhikes27/06/2019
A Greendale Round. Buckbarrow - Seatallan - Caw Fell - Haycock - Scoat Fell - Steeple - Middle Fell.sms.3720/06/2019
161belly28/05/2019
From Illgill Head. By the time I'd worked my way round Wast Water via Brackenclose, the rain had got heavier. So the steep pull up from the road just past Netherbeck Bridge felt even steeper! No views whatsoever. Onto Seatallan.James McKnight25/05/2019
From layby by private road to Windsor Farm (Harrow Head) Middle Fell, High Pikehow, Seatallan, Glade How, Buckbarrow.ijpowell23/05/2019
13 miles, 2850ft walk.stephenbuda18/05/2019
From Greendale: Middle Fell, Gowder Crag, Haycock, Little Gowder Crag, Caw Fell, High Pike How,Seatallan, Cat Bields, Glade How, Buckbarrow, Broad Crag. Cold bank holiday Monday.Lazylizzie06/05/2019
Buckbarrow (via rake), Seatallan, Haycock, Caw Fell, Middle Fell - with Trout.robba_wag20/04/2019
From Greendale. Nice viewelectricratman10/04/2019
on me toddwhiteuss05/04/2019
Parked at bottom of Nether Beck under Middle Fell, walked up the half decent path all way to Pots of Ashness. Skirted this wet ground to NE and then the Joss Naylor trail to break off for my penultimate Synge, High Pikehow. For good measure re-bagged Haycock, Little Haycock then back past Pikehow to Seatallan on the JNT then Middle Fell. Descended direct through Iron Crag to path then car.nordicstar27/02/2019
So many years since last here had forgotten what a delightful medium (or should I say Middle) sized fell this is. Good paths, interesting terrain and superb views of Scafells and Wastwater Screes. Also very quiet given it is no where near as popular as its much larger neighbours. Up From Harrow Head via Buckbarrow, Seatallan and High Pikehow. A good grass path from High Pikehow that mainly contours around Winscale Hows. Back down to Harrow Head on main path as no time for visit to tarn before dark.Hillsidenick26/02/2019
Before work in the snowMountain Goat29/01/2019
In daylight!Mountain Goat22/01/2019
Moonlight RunMountain Goat17/01/2019
mild but breezy day with large party of 11 from Eskdale YH en route to Seatallon. Cairn. Repeat ascent.Denise 31/12/2018
Dry but windy walk over three wainwrights with views over wast water. Starting with Middle Fell, ending with Buckbarrow.Joel45129/12/2018
With Leestephenhughes28/10/2018
With Al after Blackpool trip!rambler_gary28/10/2018
From YHA Wasdale Hall - Middle Fell - Seatallan - Buckbarrowtwg2722/10/2018
Parked at agree dale and followed path to summit. Same route as previous ascents. With Alfie.Dangerous Dave29/09/2018
with Ruth from Buckbarrow and SeatallenDunlawyering27/09/2018
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran (Start/Parking point) Greendale - Joss Naylor Cairn - Buckbarrow - Glade How - Seatallan - Pots of Ashness - Brown Band - Caw Fell - Little Gowder Crag - Haycock - Pots of Ashness - Middle Fell - Greendaleredbob12/09/2018
With Colin staying a week at Wasdale Head at the National Trust's Campsite. Together with Buckbarrow and Middle Fell.jonesj211/09/2018
With JGCW04/09/2018
Parked at Greendale, right at the start of the route up. Descended towards Greendale tarn back to the car. Nice easy hike good paths to follow.Zoe Little27/06/2018
Fron Wast Waster onto SeatallanN.Morters22/06/2018
From GreendaleCyclistno129/05/2018
Buckbarrow, via Windsor Far, to Greendale Tarn and up Middle Fell and on to Seatallan. Seatallan to High Pikehow and on to Haycock via Nether Wasdale Common. Haycock to Steeple and Scoat Fell. The on to Red Pike and Yewbarrow via Stirrup Crag. Return to Greendale via road.raymooremanx19/05/2018
A new path has been opened directly up from Greendale that short cuts the original path. Straight up to summit. Lovely warm, sunny day. With M&Cadpig.Karmakarl21/04/2018
From Greendale. Middle Fell, Seatallan, High Pikehow, Haycock, Little Gowder Crag, Caw Fell and Iron Crag. 6 and a half hours. A long way back cross country from Iron Crag but a great day.clivevilla13/04/2018
Final hill on a cracking Easter Sunday walk from the house in Nether Wasdale. Buckbarrow, Seatallan, Haycock, the Nuttalls to the west then back to Middle Fell. With John, Vicky & Malin, plus Jon and Paul for the first two.Richard01/04/2018
Buckbarrow - Seatallan - Middle Fellscreeleep01/04/2018
first one in Wasdale areaJephcote8324/03/2018
With wife starting from Greendale. 1st on the fell this morning but by the time we reached the bifurcation of the path there were 8 cars at the start point. Lots of nice folk including old acquaintances and also a man flying a drone from the summit to Yewbarrow. That was an amazing experience to watch on his screen. Weather stunning. Not a breath of wind and we have suntans. % year old would love this walk.nukeboy126/01/2018
Parked by Wast Water, Greendale, Middle Fell, Seatallan, Glade How, Buckbarrow, Harrow Head. Clear conditions with some sun and excellent views, a strong, cold wind.Fell_wanderer12/01/2018
Alone, whilst staying in Esk Dale with NUFWAS. Circuit from Greendale.Grinner30/12/2017
with DerekEllie's Hills18/11/2017
Hike up Middle Fell, Seatallan and Buckbarrowjmistry8624/10/2017
Round of Middle Fell, Haycock, Little Gowder Crag, Caw, Seatallan, Glade How, and Buckbarrow from Nether Wasdale Common.russell6118/09/2017
From CP at side of Wast Water junct Greendale, along road in Greendale then ascend with Long Crag on right. Warm sunny morning with strong cold N wind.TBR15/09/2017
Day before Kong - long day - 33KMdavechaffey26/08/2017
Started from the Wasdale Head Inn campsite straight up the nose of Kirk Fell followed the fence line down Kirkfell Crags to Black Sail Pass up onto Pillar, Scoat Fell via Wind Gap, out & back to Steeple, Red Pike,Yewbarrow via Door Head dropping down to Overbeck Bridge then back along the road to the car at the Wasdale Inn. Moved the car down the valley and parked car Ghyll Farm then ran back to bag Middle Fell, Seatalan & Buckbarrow.Stu Percival09/08/2017