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Name:Carter Fell
Hill number:3541
Height:579m / 1900ft
Parent (Ma):2311  Peel Fell
RHB Section:33: The Scottish Border to the River Tyne, 28B: The River Tweed to the English Border
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Cheviots
Donald area:The Cheviots
County/UA:Scottish Borders (UA), Northumberland (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Tweed, Tyne (Newcastle)
Watershed:Tynemouth, Tweedmouth
Class:Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Donald Dewey, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,5,Dew,DDew,Y)
Grid ref:NT 68244 05241
Summit feature:no feature: ground 12m E of trig point
Drop:101m
Col:478m  NT647028  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 80
(1:25k) OL16W
Observations:trig point is at NT 68230 05240
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 103 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Carter Fell from GR: NT 69828 06804ronaldo33328/09/2019
Carter Fell from GR: NT 69828 06804Hippster28/09/2019
From Carter Bar, followed fenceline along the border. Returned via Carter Pike.jonglew08/09/2019
Solo. Out and back from Carter Bar.Dangerous Dave20/08/2019
Start ~ Carter Bar Layby. Followed fence to summit, boggy in places. Returned via Cairn at Carter Pike which is a fine view point. With Wombourne & Lynnette.steve hudson09/04/2019
From Carter Bar took the rather boggy path following the fence to the summit. Returned via Carter Pike. With SH and LP.wombourne09/04/2019
From Carter Bar, good to do on a day when ground dry after heatwave.RobertP22/07/2018
Trig bag really from car park. Enjoyable despite being so boggy in truth a bonus Hump.KevPalmer04/05/2018
A 1½hr return trip from the large lay-by at Carter Bar. A bit boggy at start & also on final approach to summit. (PM)gerrybowes14/01/2018
From Carter Bar took the path SSW to approx 691054 then headed directly to the summit. Descended along the boundary fence with GB. Probably best route up and down alongside the fence. 90 minute return.bolton14/01/2018
From Carter Bar. Would have been very wet underfoot but thankfully all ice.Campbell Singer18/12/2017
Up from Carter Bar. Walking against the clock. Blue skies, very windy (almost blowing me over), bog, bog, bog... knee deep in bog several times. Looks like the ground has almost fully recovered from the bikes. Absolutely stunning views and beautiful solitude... lots of tourists at Carter Bar though. 1.5 hours there and back including stoppage time for filming.NorthernWayfarer25/10/2017
With Jenx and Bryher from Carter Bar viewpoint and tea hut. Trail spoilt by bikes. Immediately after gate jump the fence to left to avoid boggy sections. When thru far gate aim up to border fence and at small gate get into its North side. A half decent path all way, still a bog trot but much better than South side which has been churned up by retched trailbikes. Excellent views all around. Lashings of tea when we returned to lay-bynordicstar23/09/2017
Pretty soggy!jenx23/09/2017
Slept at Carter bar. Dawn walk at 6.30..on my Hunter wellies and on the way back my left welly finally broke apart and died. RIP Hunter wellies. You served me well.but I gave you one he'll of a battering on Skye and north Wales May, June, Julyvegibagger03/09/2017
Out and back from Carter BarMoorponder06/07/2017
Crossed on the way to Knox Knowe from Carter Bar.agentmancuso09/04/2017
With K from Carter Bar layby following border. Blanket bog throughout, headwind and low visibility. Cafe at Rochester immediately to S excellent.Ashley30/12/2016
Carter Bar to large cairn on Carter Pike via diagonal track, then heathery moor to top. Midges were horrific at trig. Returned along fence, a soggy mile. Disappointing, thought this would be an enjoyable amble!Aye Jimmy07/09/2016
quick up and down from layby carter bar.robertphillips03/07/2016
Parked at Carter Bar and followed track and then forest fence onto top. Top very wet, standing water all the way to the trig. Went to the east and picked up the old mine track back to Carter Bar, coffee and bagpipes. Ground improved becoming drier. No view at all, all in cloud with some rain.MikeM26/05/2016
Up and down from Carter Bar.Alan Moore20/04/2016
Carter Bar, Carter Fell, Wooplaw Edge, Lumsdon Law, Hungry Law, Greyhound Law, Hungry Law, Leap Hill, Wooplaw Edge, Carter Bar. Wet paths for the most part except for the contour to Lumsdon Law and the heather clad top of Greyhound Law.ijpowell14/04/2016
Border run from Carter's Bar with GoskaMountain Goat25/03/2016
From Carter Bar up and down. Very wet underfoot with cloud dropping and some light snow blowing through. Raining hard by the time I got back to car.SS06/02/2016
From Carter Bar. Just over an hour round trip. Could be a bit boggy in wet weather.clivevilla23/10/2015
Easy walk from Carter Bar summit. 1st of 5. Pleasant hillThearlaichdubh03/07/2014
On own, from Carter Bar. Carter Fell NE top, then Wooplaw Edge, Leap Hill, Hungry Law and Lumsdon Law. 10.7 miles, 2000ft ascent. Hard going on rough, boggy ground.Crib Goch06/06/2014
A hot day from Carters bar layby. Very boggy and mossy underfoot makes it a hill with little interest other than the great views of the Cheviot's, Eildon Hills, Ruber Law, Tinto and others. Saw a herd of wild goats numbering about thirty in total.thenomad31/05/2014
A third of these border hills counted in both English, Scottish and total figures (also Windy Gyle and The Schill.)arranc10/06/2013
The lady running the snack bar at the border car park was amazed that anyone was motivated to walk up this hill in the driving rain and thick fog that was prevailing that daymoorsman17/08/2012
Good free car park to NE. Plateau quite boggy.destaylor21/06/2012
Lovely breeze at Carter Bar to cool me on this lovely summer's day at end of September, 25 degrees C. Still boggy on top. Is this top really just in Scotland?Dugswell230/09/2011
Parked at summit of A68. Path of sorts. Boggy when it flattens out.chrisbien29/08/2010
Annoying flies on steep bit up from Carter Bar, boggy on top, but very remote feeling despite the mast. With Alexander, his highest hill to date.agentmancuso28/07/2010
Wind & rain at the top, sheltered behind trig.ZanderH28/07/2010
on a circuit of upper redesdale from near catcleugh res - from carter bar before bearing and hard work to gridle fellgigglejon25/03/2010
Parked at Carter Bar layby. Once the hill flattens out it's a bogtrot.Jhimmy21/03/2009
Ascent from Carter Bar and descend via Bateinghope Burn to Whitlre Bridge. RHBLand Rover03/10/2008
Rough going after climb through forest making most of tracks as far as poosble. From Darren's campervan parked nr Ramshope Lodge. Then a long moorland yomp over Girdle Fell and Carter Fell - for a good long grassy pastures run down to van, and time for a drive up and bag of Thirl Moor.Chris Pearson14/07/2007
With GTI when he was bagging the Deweys. Haven't got a clue on the date so guessing.JulieB31/07/2004
Kielder Dewey bagging: from 1km N of Kielder village 623946 - Deadwater Fell - Peel Fell - Carlin Tooth - Carter Fell (boggy track) - Wool Meath - Monkside - Kielder. RHW02/01/1998
Climbed from Carter Bar border layby. Full of pipers and Japanese tourists.andy21/09/1997
Walking Ridge from Carter Bar To Kielderbutteryhaugh01/01/1986
Ben Rinnes27/06/2019
Berkscire87423/06/2019
lecube01/06/2019
Tom Mundell02/02/2019
sarah mundell02/02/2019
IainT14/10/2018