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Name:Little Mell Fell
Hill number:2598
Height:505m / 1657ft
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Wainwright,
Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,5,Dew,W,B,Sy,Fel,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 42324 24017
Summit feature:ground within 1m of trig point
Drop:226m
Col:279m  NY398226  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:ground 30m W at NY 42296 24019 & 25m SW at NY 42306 24000 are just lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1039 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
First hill of March Very cold and windy. Storm Jorge was in full firce From the layby in the road to the south and straight upChinnockC01/03/2020
Very windy and just missed the hailstones! Kids blown off their feet!Chopperbrown20/02/2020
Windy ascent, great views from the top. Ascended from road to the south.Magellan7616/02/2020
Quick asent cloud cleared as we started to desend with views over ullswaterNozzer21/01/2020
The Hause - Little Mell Fell - The Hause - Little Mell Fell South Top - The Hausebriandiggle20/01/2020
Walked up from the hause after stopping the night at ‘the quiet site’. See www.jimearl6.com for blog and route details.Jimearl619/01/2020
Parked at bottom and rattled up in 20 mins or so with Sam - only a short hop!Mozzer21/12/2019
With Geoff & Caroline.Mountainhikes14/11/2019
10 minutes from the car space. Murk.Play2End14/11/2019
Usual route, super views for little effort.iangalbraith17/10/2019
The Hause > Little Mell Fell > Great Mell Fell > Gowbarrow > Great Meldrum > Little Meldrum > Watermillock Fell > The Hausejohnkaysleftleg12/10/2019
TC, EC, Alfie. Fine weather. Legs and joints sore today so decided just to do a short walk. Parked by the road at The Hause and we were up and down in 25 minutes.TopCat195903/10/2019
With K by usual route. Soaked.Ashley01/10/2019
Easy slog straight up from the Hause. The hill itself is pretty dull - just a big bald dome - but has decent 360 degree views from the top.wheresthepath30/09/2019
Slight detour from Ullswater Way to incorporateMarion20/09/2019
we parked near the Hause and headed up the path to the summit. steep grassy path but easy route to follow. With Richie.Zoe Little07/09/2019
Circular route, with Christine on our 28th wedding anniversary. Started from Lowthwaite B&B. 2.02 miles / 692ft. Stunning bright sunny day, superb views from top of this short enjoyable walk.Mr Chainsaw07/09/2019
With Sue.Frank26/08/2019
Enjoyable walk to the summit on a very still and sunny early morning walk.Delta6825/08/2019
Ascent and descent via The Hause.sms.3724/08/2019
with GusAbiD03/08/2019
Very steep path. Stood on the trig pillar with my grandad (jonglew) and brother.williamglew30/07/2019
Ascent and descent via The Hause, with Mike.jd1630/07/2019
Mini-hill bagging day, solorichardsun30/06/2019
Started in Penruddock, followed good paths and minor roads to where I found a farm gate on east flank of hill. Another gate led me out of the enclosure onto the open hillside where I came across a path leading to the top.Buteobuteo10/05/2019
With Debjonesj208/04/2019
run after course at Whalley AbbeyDave Sargent27/02/2019
Solo. Little Mell Fell, then Great Mell Fell. From The Hause.ADT24/02/2019
No Lindsaytraceya8124/02/2019
Parking for half a dozen cars (if all were to park sensibly) at The Hause. Took the obvious direct path up to top and back down same way. Very boggy for first 50m from road. So cold and windy on top aborted plans to do a few more Wainwright repeats today.Hillsidenick19/02/2019
Second round of Wainwrights. Drove to Little Mell Fell, parked at The Hause NY 424 234, walked straight up and down Little Mell. Walked with Lindsey; dry and cloudy-bright.Skip220/01/2019
Quick drive-by with Lindsey to bag the two summits. Parked at The Hause, straight up Mell Fell and back. Dry, cloudy-bright afternoon.Skip20/01/2019
Up and down from the Hause.bevandy11403/01/2019
Debs and Talisker after Day 1 of outdoor first aid courseMountain Goat08/12/2018
A lovely little walk from The House. Weather cold but sunny. Though small, the views are lovely.apshepherd27/10/2018
Climbed Great Mell Fell from road near Brownrigg Farm, returning via Routing Gill. On to Little Mell Fell via Brownrigg Farm and Green Barn and The Hause. Returning to road the same way and following road to Cove. Follow footpath beneath Priest Crag via Little Meldrum and Swinburn’s Park. Ascent of Airy Crag from Shooting Lodge. Return via Kirksty Brow to The Hause.raymooremanx14/10/2018
From the Quite ssitePaul_142_uk15/09/2018
We tried to go up and down from the Hause between heavy showers. We failed....Ham and Skate24/08/2018
With G. Great Mell Fell & Little Mell FellRT197022/08/2018
great walkhikester21/08/2018
Walked little Mell fell and great mell fell on a clear, blue skied morning in summer 2018, with great views on to most of the lake districtJoel45109/08/2018
With JGCW24/07/2018
From NT Quarry Car Park - Gowbarrow Fell - Little Mell Fell loopscreeleep08/07/2018
Bimble up in full sun. Superb view and very accessible from the road.Tom D03/07/2018
Easy from the layby to the south.AndrewFinnimore02/07/2018
From Thackthwaite, sunny and hazy.Fell_wanderer03/06/2018
with great mellJephcote8301/06/2018
Quick run up from Quiet Side camp site. Steep little hill,summit obvious marked by trig. Weather bright with haze so views not as great as I’d have liked. Saw Skylarks and Swallows and a dead sheep. Time taken 30 minutes for 2.5 miles.isabelle29/05/2018
from Cove campsite, evening stroll with the Springer Starliftrosehip07/04/2018
Me tommy snow windPaul Beard18/03/2018