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Name:Great Cockup
Hill number:2347
Height:526m / 1726ft
Parent (Ma):2328  Knott
RHB Section:34A: Lake District - Northern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Ellen, Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries
Watershed:Solway Firth
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Wainwright, Birkett, Synge,
Fellranger, Subhump
(Tu,5,Dew,W,B,Sy,Fel,sHu)
Grid ref:NY 27337 33320
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:90m
Col:436m  NY278334  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4N
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 847 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
with Evelyn and Mikejd1609/08/2020
Lucky to get parked at Longlands. Longlands Fell, Lowthwaite Fell, Little Sca Fell, Great Sca Fell, Knott, Meall Fell, Great Cockup. Fine hills, good views - Skiddaw looked superb.ger03/08/2020
A thirteen hill round from Longlands of Longlands Fell, Lowthwaite Fell, Brae Fell, Little Sca Fell, Great Sca Fell, Little Lingy Hill, Coomb Height, Pike, where I met Jim Bloomer and Mae and had a good old chat, Burn Tod, Frozen Fell, Meal Fell, Great Cockup and Lowthwaite Fell W.Top. About 5 1/2 hours.clivevilla08/07/2020
First fell since Feb because of the dreaded virus! Great to be back.apshepherd08/06/2020
Grey and windy. As per the Grindle route No.62.milimana05/10/2019
Walk from 'Meal Fell'. Walk back to the car thus completing circular walk. Cloud covering higher fells but clear over fells walking today. No rain and very very mild.jking25/09/2019
Walk from Meal Fell. Walk back to the car thus completing circular walk. Cloud covering higher fells but clear over fells walking today. No rain and very very mild.markm25/09/2019
With Leithchristine9911/09/2019
Parked at the start of the path for Uldale Common and headed up over little cockup to Great Cockup. Grassy paths often boggy to the summit. With RichieZoe Little05/09/2019
From Longlands. Great Cockup, Meal Fell, Great Sca Fell and the East Top, Little Sca Fell, Brae Fell, Lowthwaite Fell and Longlands FellWayne Mac24/08/2019
Trip up to North Lakes staying at Overwater. Quick dash around Back O skidda. OK weather ut windy and cold for August.Mountainhikes15/08/2019
With Janet.GordyH16/06/2019
Last of a 5 Wainwright round from Longlands, very appropriately on European Elections Day, inappropriately held the day after we should have left European Union. Great Cockup indeed!!! Didn't cock-up the summit as I trod on all the likely tops, not just the shelter.signyred23/05/2019
Walked along paths and minor road to where path starts near Orthwaite. Found a path leading to top. Almost made a Great Cockup when I thought first cairn was top. After checking walked the couple of hundred yards to actual top.Buteobuteo11/05/2019
From: Over WaterRWG05/05/2019
With CPgarth8704/04/2019
FR & SRVin21/02/2019
With Sue, MVW start layby Longlands,via Lowthwaite Fell West Top, Longlands , Lowthwaite Fell, Brea Fell. Little Sca Fell, Great Sca Fell, Meal Fell, Great Cockup. Return to start. Windy again but fine chilly but often warm and sunny day.Frank21/02/2019
Fell run from Peter House Farm Great Cockup - Meal Fell - Brae Fell - Great Sca Fell - Knott - Great Calva - Bakestall with Ben, James, Rosie and RoyJonathanConey31/12/2018
Over Water > Orthwaite Bank > Great Cockup > Little Cockup > Castle How. Had intended to walk on to Great Sca Fell and surrounding Wainwrights, but we were beaten back by 50 mph winds that blew us over at the summit.Lazylizzie20/11/2018
Over Water > Orthwaite Bank > Little Cockup > Great Cockup > Trusamadoor > Meal Fell > Great Scafell > Little Scafell > Brae Fell > Lowethwaite Fell > Longlands Fell > Over Water. Only dry part of the Lakes, over cast with the odd burst of sunshine. Just Me and H.johnkaysleftleg04/11/2018
Walked in from Longlands on a very windy day 06/04/2018 but had to crawl the last few yards to the summit cairn on account of the wind. Later realised that I had missed the true summit so returned whilst on a circular walk from Longlands.JohnW02/10/2018
Parked at Longlands walked up the Trusmador to Great Cock Up, Meal Fell, Great Sca Fell, Brae Fell & Longlands Fell.Stu Percival01/10/2018
from over water. good clear day with andrewbengrant6629/09/2018
Penultimate climb, thank goodness! Beginning to flag.Peak Rambler24/09/2018
Little Lingy Hill, Knott, Great Sca Fell, Meal Fell, Great Cockup, Orthwaite Bankkeithouk02/09/2018
with Kris, parked at Longlands for free. Longlands, Brae, Little Sca fell, Great Sca fell, Knott, Meal fell, Great cockup 3hr 40minsJames Burrows31/07/2018
With JGCW17/07/2018
With Olwyn. Walked from bridge at Longlands.Trevolw06/06/2018
Ascent 4IWC05/06/2018
NicNicola & Stuart27/05/2018
Asend from Trusmador and return same way.Land Rover07/05/2018
Parked at Peter House Farm, Cumbria Way, Dash Falls, Little Calva, Great Calva, Knott, Great Sca Fell, Little Sca Fell, Brae Fell, Meal Fell, Great Cockup, Little Cockup, Orthwaite Bank. First half of walk was sunny and warm with excellent views, before it became a bit misty over the higher summits. 20 Wainwrights to go.Fell_wanderer19/04/2018
Walk from Longlands up Great Cockup, Meal Fell, Great Sca Fell and Knott, returning via Braefell. Walking in low cloud most of the time and no views or photo opportunities. However although there was still snow on the ground the going underfooot was mostly pretty good. Light rain and wind from time to time and managed to get to the pub in Caldbeck before the forecasted heavy rain arrivedPhilip A03/04/2018
Cockermouth trip, with Richard & Nickrichardsun28/01/2018
With LynfaRob Pen y Garn07/01/2018
With Rob.Lynfa Penygarn07/01/2018
1st one of the day from LonglandsCyclistno101/11/2017
From Frozen Fell. Came over the west top earlier then continued to White Hause thinking I'd hit the summit. Yes, I know. Realised my mistake and toiled up for a second time. Very pleasant weather now, after clouding over for a bit and Trusmadoor a lovely spot. Chatted to a man taking a leisurely stroll around the area with an expensive looking camera and continued to Meal Fell.Wycombe Wanderer02/09/2017
out and back- run with Nic,Gus and AgnesAbiD29/08/2017
Start of 13 hour walk climbing 7 fells (should have been 8 but the weather got the better of us).dombenson28/08/2017
Great Cockup lived up to its name as we were meant to do Meal fell first. ended up on frozen fell and had to make our way down into the middle of the 2. from here went up the short steep incline to the true summit.Scotty 2 Hotty05/08/2017
From Longlands Bridge: Part of final round to finish off Northern Fells. The last ever Northern fell for us! Back via Trusmador.jpitches31/07/2017
A pleasant walk to Trusmadoor from the road at Longlands (NY 26587 35852), then an easy ascent to the top. Again good views of Skiddaw and across to Scotland. The wind had dropped too. Onto Meal Fell.James McKnight29/07/2017
Then on to Bakestall via Burn Todjohnjennison14/07/2017
1. Binsey 2. Bakestall 3. Great Cockup 4. Meal Fell 5. Great Sca Fell 6. Brae Fell 7. Longlands FellStu Percival26/06/2017
From Longlands, Uldale Longlands Fell Brae Fell Little Sca Fell Great Sca Fell Meal Fell Great CockupWifey201615/06/2017
Today a windy walk around Longlands fell, up to Brae Fell, Great Cockup, Meal Fell and finally up Great CockupTobo196915/06/2017
Longlands and Trusmadoordavidsharpe2322/04/2017
Back in the clouds #7 of 214.potatohead20/04/2017