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Name:Gategill Fell Top
Hill number:2322
Height:852.2m / 2796ft
Parent (Ma):2320  Blencathra - Hallsfell Top
RHB Section:34A: Lake District - Northern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Nuttall, Birkett, Synge
Grid ref:NY 31782 27354
Summit feature:overhanging rock 5m E of cairn
Col:834.1m  NY 3196 2751  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 763 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Solo ascent early morning before work. Thin layer of snow on the tops.VirtualMountain17/01/2020
ALHEJ Wilkins17/11/2019
Dads&Lads - Up Hall's Fell Ridge to Blencathra, over to Middle Tongue and Blease Fell, back to Atkinson Pike and down Scales Fell.ByronHaywood05/09/2019
From Knowe Crags. Followed the ridge path up to the summit. Solo. Onwards to Blencathra summit.Man of Kernow126/08/2019
With Sam & Lucy.JohnStoneham30/05/2019
From Threlkeld, up Hall's Fell and down Blease Fell. Lovely sunny day and surprisingly quiet on top.milimana20/05/2019
Bob Graham leg 1 recce (hiked with Dad) (bonus summit)tsar.nathan11/05/2019
Blencathra with Lindsey on a sunny clear day. Route was Mousethwaite Combe; Scales Beck; Scales Tarn; Sharp Edge; Foule Crag; Halls Fell Top; Gategil Fell Top; Doddick Fell Top; Scales Fell.Skip20/04/2019
sarah mundell24/03/2019
Heading West from the main summit.NormanW26/02/2019
Descended onto Gategill fell after a winter summit of blencathra via Halls Fell. Parked at Threlkeld and followed the path to the base of Halls. Nice scrambling route up but lost some of the path on the descent off Gategill fell. With RichieZoe Little02/02/2019
Dave Sargent10/01/2019
Total day: 20km covering Souther Fell (both tops), Bannersdale Crags, Mungrisdale Common and all the tops of Blencathra.Fionalevey28/10/2018
Scott Morley 8612/09/2018
Sam R31/08/2018
Latrigg car park - Gategill Fell via Knott Halloo - Blencathra summit - Roughten Gill - Sale How - Skiddaw - car park.8 hours. Roughten Gill descent was rough and pathlessandy6325/07/2018
From Blencathra. Lunch on summit rocks admiring the view. Much quieter than the main top as usual. On to Blease Fell.Hillsidenick11/07/2018
Scales - Scales Fell - Doddick Fell - Blencathra - GATEGILL FELL TOP - Blease Fell. With David, beautiful sunny day, great views, sky full of parapentes!citygent19/05/2018
Lamb bridge -> Halls fell ridge -> Halls fell top -> Gategill Fell Top -> Atkinson Pike -> Mungrisdale Common -> Doddick Fell -> Doddick Fell ridge -> Lamb Bridgebriandiggle14/05/2018
with SR from CP nr field centre along ridge to Blencathra and down via Mungrisdale Common. Cloudy and cold wind.Frank18/04/2018
ALHEJ Wilkins11/03/2018
Wil FR211/03/2018