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Name:Dent [Long Barrow]
Hill number:2504
Height:352m / 1155ft
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Calder & Ehen
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,3,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 04152 12899
Summit feature:ground 4m NE of cairn
Drop:175m
Col:177m  NY044134  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
(1:25k) OL4S 303
Observations:other undulations within 50m radius of cairn look higher but are not
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 326 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
On coast to coast. Diversion in place but ignored signs as it was a Saturday and no forestry working happening!twg2709/11/2019
From Nannycatch Laneabbo000105/11/2019
Flat Fell and Dent from Nannycatch Road forestry car parkclimbingkershaw18/08/2019
From Cold Fell Road. Flat fell, Long Barrow, DentSlash321/07/2019
From Dent. With LP.wombourne03/06/2019
On Coast to Coast.PGCE25/04/2019
1 of 4: From Nannycatch Rd CP. at 041139. With Karen, Sam and Lauren.ChrisR09/04/2019
From Nannycatch by footpaths. Thought the large cairns over the boggy col might be higher but this proved not to be the case.NormanW07/04/2019
From nannycatch road after flat fellLongwojo22/12/2018
From parking spot at Cleator Moor bridge. Down by track between Dent and Flat Fell.russell6122/10/2018
solo run with Flat Fell. just over an hour for 10k route, in really hot weather. a great run in its own right,from Wath Bridge.Shutterlag06/07/2018
A pleasant walk through shady trees from Nannycatch, just follow the track upwards, then up a thankfully dry muddy path to the gate and the top. Surprisingly good, and wonderful views if you ignore Sellafield.Gill22/06/2018
Late evening. From the north, starting at top of Nannycatch road and following track and path around to approach summit from south east.Topographer5720/06/2018
Talisker walk with TinaMountain Goat02/06/2018
Nice afternoon out with friends. The weather turned out way better than expected and we were treated to a stunning panorama of the coast, surrounding fells and countryside. Unfortunately, we could not see the Isle of Man properly though, as it was partially obscured by clouds. All in all. A great walk. 11/10. Would walk again.DAB8114/04/2018
My last Region 34 Marilyn. From car park at end of Nannycatch Road.Alan Caine07/04/2018
From car park at top of Nannycatch Road.Winterfloodian26/02/2018
With SteveGinaSmith22/01/2018
Up Nannycatch Road then forest track... Christmas tree being decorated near final summit pull...frozen groundN.Morters01/12/2017
SR from layby at the river, via Flat Fell then onto Dent.Frank10/11/2017
With: hb sb; from CP at end of Nannycatch Rd, used the upper forest permissive path (because the lower one was closed) to reach edge of Forest then a short walk to Dent summit and Wainwright top. Descended by Raven Crag to climb Flat Fell on return.Ian Baines31/10/2017
With: ib sb; from CP at end of Nannycatch Rd, used the upper forest permissive path (because the lower one was closed) to reach edge of Forest then a short walk to Dent summit and Wainwright top. Descended by Raven Crag to climb Flat Fell on return. Helen Baines31/10/2017
Climbed on The St Begas Ultra.mickdavidson26/08/2017
Another Marilyn only visit.. A good reason to have to come back some time. Up from the road end up Nannycatch lane. Far busier hill than i expected. Decent path all the way up.stig_nest13/08/2017
Dent. Marilyn and WOF from Black How with wife 4 and 2yo. Up through the woods on muddy path. Down via the forestry road. Great views today!nukeboy113/08/2017
Across from Flat Fellbardolph19/07/2017
From top of Nannycatch Rd. Mist at top. Saw red squirrel, close. Rounsfell16/06/2017
Climbed with Darren Royle on 16.69m Stage 1 of C2C from St Bees to Ennerdale Bridge. Low loud on ascent lifted while on summit revealing views to coast and fells.pwhitaker_196630/05/2017
From end of Nannycatch Rd. Flat Fell first, then over to here keeping to E of Raven Crag. On to the other Dent for a short round.jonglew05/03/2017
From road end Cleator Moor. Took first left turn off main track then up through felled area to open fell. Past sheep and steeply up to top.jenx21/09/2016
Returned to the lane above Cleator Moor to reclimb Dent. This time the shorter way up lane, track on right then through the replanted ride. Up the field boundary steeply following wall to top and small cairn.nordicstar21/09/2016
First part of C2Chemerson0928/06/2016
From Forestry Comm CP at 041,139. Both Dent summits via Forest tracks, then down over Raven Crag and up steep SE ridge of Flat Fell. Nice round - just under 2 hours.Crib Goch04/06/2016
A circuit from the riverside parking to SW of Cleator Moor. Route and write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/whin-rigg-illgill-head-and-dent.htmlGayle03/06/2016
From car park at top of Nunnycatch Road taking lower track up and higher track down. Excellent little hill in the afternoon sunshine.SS28/05/2016
nice top with fine views along the coast.steven ruffles26/05/2016
KeithByTheC31/12/2015
Both Dent tops from forest parking at end of lane.rhalstead29/12/2015
St Begus Ultranell158329/08/2015
From car park at top of lane.hillsman16/08/2015
long barrow and dent from cp at nannycatch road with renee.robertphillips31/07/2015
Part of Coast to Coast stage 1. Beautiful view from top, seeing Galloway, Isle of Man, Northern Island and Isle of Arran over 100 miles away.mavero1020/06/2015
Forest road- Dent- grassy shread. MtbDaisy Dee01/05/2015
With DentGeorge Thompson07/04/2015
Parked by the river and walked through the forest to gain the ridge East of the top. Headed west over the summit and then back down to the road. Plenty of skylarks.mindlessflogger14/03/2015
Parked at 043138 and took the forest pass before heading directly to the summit with GB. Good clear weather - not a sole in sight.bolton16/12/2014
Large parking area at top of Nannycatch Road (041139) Up forest tracks/paths & then a short steep climb through trees to summit. (PM)gerrybowes16/12/2014
Parked on the Nannycatch road at NY 03947 14088 remembering the last visit I made I parked by Wath Bridge only to find there is a new CP at NY 04143 13918 with room for 10 cars one day I'll get it right > DENT [ LONG BARROW] grassy area small cairn by the path > Dent > NY 03947 14088Tony Hartry II16/09/2014
On coast to coast routebenarbia_827/07/2014
Did both tops on a fine day and then decide to got over and tick Flat Fell as well. Bumped in to 2 friends SOTA ing here todaysignyred25/07/2014