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Name:Lonscale Fell
Hill number:2327
Height:715m / 2346ft
Parent (Ma):2319  Skiddaw
RHB Section:34A: Lake District - Northern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 28545 27144
Summit feature:no feature: ground 25m S of cairn
Drop:50m
Col:665m  NY280273  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Observations:cairn (NY 28540 27171) is Wainwright and Birkett summit
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 962 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
On the way back down from Skiddaw. Quite a wind and it's drizzling.yeha02/03/2019
With Skiddaw Little ManNicky25/02/2019
Lonscale Fell, Skiddaw and Carl Side with LucyNab Scar25/11/2018
Beautiful sunny day in November and great to climb away from the hoards of walkers climbing the main drag up to Skiddaw.DD230917/11/2018
Across from the tourist path up Skiddaw. Bright and breezy!apshepherd01/11/2018
With Tiarnan WestPete West25/08/2018
Headed up Little Man and Skiddaw and then followed path on ascent over to Lonscale. easy paths to follow.Zoe Little09/08/2018
Climbed this from the Jenkin Hill path to Skiddaw.All the Skiddaw tops done along with Jenkin Hill and the 2 Lonscale Fell tops. 9 Tops in allWayne Mac26/07/2018
Leaving Latrigg we continued onto the Cumbria Way, taking the right-handed fork in the path rather than heading up the Jenkins Hill route to Skiddaw. A pleasant gentle ascent until we reached a fence line on the left which marked our way steeply up to the summit of Lonscale Fell. Quite a few pit stops on the way but we made it! An equally steep downhill section led us to the Burnt Horse path & then our destination for the evening, YHA Skiddaw House.AmyYoung22/05/2018
Solo done this one several times nowcolinfielding30/04/2018
From Blencathra Field Centre to Skiddaw House for an overnight stop; started late afternoon, wet weather and low cloud, began ascent to Burnt Horse at 4pm, duration 3h 35m: Burnt Horse Ridge - Lonscale Pike - Lonscale Fell - Jenkin Hill - Lesser Man - Little Man - Sale Howstevem7625/04/2018
Keswick meetup April 2018andy-n07/04/2018
21km trek from cp at top of Gale Gill up to Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Peak, Burnt Horse, Sale How, Great Calva (camped), Little Calva, Bakestall, Skiddaw (crampons), Little Man and Jenkin Hill. A great winter trek with Mart, minus 20C in the evening made for a cold camp!!John Eley23/02/2018
2 day hike & wild camp. 22km with John. Day 1: Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Pike [Lonscale Fell East Top], Burnt Horse, Sale How, Great Calva. Wild camp on N edge between Great Calva & Litte Calva very cold -15 approx wind chill. Day 2: Little Calva, Bakestall, Broad End, Skiddaw Tops (Crampons), Skiddaw Little Man, Lesser Man, Jenkin Hill. 35-40mph winds. Parked at cp behind Latrigg (icy road on steep approach)Rotorslap23/02/2018
from Skiddaw we started getting very tired and wet. out feet were cold and wet so we made our way around skiddaw little man and stopped on a wall for a rest and hot chocolate in my mug. from here its a short hill to the summit. boring summit so didn't stick around and made our way back...followed a canyon down to a river and crossed into the set of lord of the ring before getting back to the carScotty 2 Hotty05/01/2018
V steep ascent from Latrigg in the snowejjohnstone28/12/2017
Parked at the car park behind Latrigg. Ran down through Applethwaite & Millbeck climbed up to Carl Side via Benny Crag, Doups & White Stones out and back to Unlock Pike via Longside Edge then cut across the screes to the cairn on Skiddaw. Turned back to Little Man then onto Lonscale Fell followed the fence line down onto the Cumbria Way and back to the car.Stu Percival21/12/2017
From Jenkin Hill. A strange mist descended that I presumed to be a harbinger of the end of the world. The world did not end so continued to East Top.Wycombe Wanderer10/12/2017
Parked at Peter House Farm, Dash Falls, Bakestall, Broad End, Skiddaw North Top, Skiddaw, Skiddaw Middle Top,Skiddaw South Top, Skiddaw Little Man, Skiddaw Lesser Man, Jenkin Hill, Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Pike, Off Piste to Skiddaw House, then bridleway back to Peter House Farm.Chipstertrain19/11/2017
Last one of the dayCyclistno102/11/2017
With: hb sb; Standard ascent of Skiddaw from Latrigg CP, including Lonscale Fell, Jenkin Hill, Little and Lesser Man. Returned by more direct path.Ian Baines30/10/2017
eyenose21/10/2017
Solo fellnolan03/10/2017
Carl Side Long Side Ullock Pike Skiddaw Skiddaw Little Man Lonscales Fell LatriggWifey201620/09/2017
Carl side Lond side Ullock Pike Skiddaw Skiddaw lower man Longscales fell LatriggTobo196920/09/2017
On my own, part of round from Gale Road end car park. Lonscale Fell both tops, Burnt Horse, Skiddaw House, Great Calva, Hare Crag, Sale How & Jenkin Hill. Showery day but very enjoyable round (17.4km, 1206m ascent).alwaysinshorts09/09/2017
Latigg, Lonscale Fell, Skiddaw Liitle Man - with Ruth on to Skiddaw, Carl Side , Long Side and Ullock Pike on own down to car park/ bus stop nr Ravenstone Hotel 11am to 4.30 pmDunlawyering24/08/2017
From Keswick. Wet and wild but occasionally cleared for good views.liljonb19/08/2017
Walk from Undercar car park with Mark and Will crossing Whit Beck and heading East before climbing the fence line to the top of Lonscale Fell then traversing to Lower Man and then up Skiddaw which was unfortunately in cloud. Descended the main path and finished off with Latrigg before returning to the car and a well deserved ice creamPhilip A10/08/2017
Skiddaw and Lonscale on the way downjmistry8607/08/2017
Parked at the Gale Road Car park then Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Pike, Jenkin Hill, Lesser Man, Little Man and then across and down to Sale How before heading back up to main path then down to Gale Road.Dugswell218/07/2017
Lovely sunny day for a walk up to Skiddaw. Plenty of other walkers out. Took detour to Lonscale Fell on way back down.GaryG12/07/2017
With Will Emmerson plus Latrigg. Keeba, part of but wouldn't cross river.robba_wag22/04/2017
Climbed with Zoe, Maddie and Lulu.neilblair35317/04/2017
Skiddaw and the others from the carpark.tomd414/02/2017
SR, NB.Frank08/02/2017
From Keswick YHA, Latrigg, Lonscale Fell, Skiddaw Little Man, Skiddaw, Bakestall, Skiddaw House, path above Glenderaterra Beck. Cloudy with no clear views from summits apart from Latrigg and Bakestall, icy under foot and snowing on top of Skiddaw.Fell_wanderer08/02/2017
With FR and SueBheinn08/02/2017
Up NE Ridge/Buttress from Latrigg car park and the Glenderaterra Valley with JamesCharlieRose16/01/2017
Five Skiddaw Fells starting with Lonscale Fellsms.3704/01/2017
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran (Parking/Start point) Gale Road car park - Lonscale Fell - Jenkin Hill - Skiddaw Lesser Man - Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw South Top - Skiddaw Middle Top - Skiddaw - Skiddaw North Top - Broad End - Bakestall - Little Calva - Great Calva - Skiddaw House - Gale Road.redbob05/11/2016
From Gale Road Car park - Lonscale Fell - Jenkin Hill - Little Man - Skiddaw - Bakestall - Whitewater Dash - Skiddaw House - Gale Rd Car parkDelta6822/10/2016
Lonscale Fell - Lonscale Pike - Jenkin Hill - Lesser Man - Little Man - the 4 skiddaw tops - Broad end - Carlside - Longside - Ullock Pike - LatriggAlex1759506/10/2016
ghaley04/10/2016
Watches, Ullock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side, Skiddaw, Skiddaw Middle Top, Skiddaw South Top, Little Man, Lesser Man, Jenkin Hill, Lonscale Fell, Burnt Horse, Latriggkeithouk25/09/2016
on a bright day with Dik, the North East ridge of Lonscale fell, then onto the summit, followed by Skiddaw Lower Man and a descent over Sale How with a cuppa at Skiddaw House.Lou10/09/2016
Day trip with Janet.GordyH24/08/2016
go4awalk c273 - 12 mile solo walk from Gale Road car park - LONSCALE FELL - Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw - Bakestall. Return to car via Cumbria Way. Wainwright 66Nutty18/08/2016
Up from Burnt Horse with Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave14/08/2016
Great walk up Lonscale Fell, Skiddaw Little Man & Skiddaw from the Gale Rd car park. Weather good to start with but Skiddaw summit covered in cloud & a few spots of rain later. Great day.Clothhead10/08/2016