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Name:Gowbarrow Fell (Wainwright summit)
Hill number:2610
Height:481.2m / 1579ft
Parent (Ma):2598  Little Mell Fell
Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
Grid ref:NY 40762 21821
Summit feature:trig point
Col:472m  NY406217  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:trig point is Wainwright/Birkett but rocks 3m S and 8m S are higher (16 cm below FB); N knoll of S top (Hill 7833) 105m S at NY 40730 21722 is 1cm higher than rocks
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Survey of Gowbarrow Fell (final).doc
Second Survey of Gowbarrow Fell (Final).doc
Comments:Highest point and Hump is Hill 7833
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 816 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
2/9 (Great Mell Fell/Gobarrow Fell (Wainwright Summit)/Gobarrow Fell/Gobarrow Park/Green Hill (Gobarrow Park)/Great Meldrum/Little Meldrum/Dunmallet(Dunmallard Hill)/HeughScar Hill)Fergalh25/11/2017
With Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave28/10/2017
Epic climb with Alan, his family and friends as he bagged his last Wainwright. Sunny day after rainy early morning. Toasted with champagne on summit. Descended via Aira Force which was thundering down- a Great Day!Peak Rambler30/09/2017
From Aira Force via Green Hill with Jackieclimbingkershaw08/09/2017
With Lou, Kerry, Nick, Will, Jasmine, Katie and Naomi. From our holiday cottage Low Longthwaite Farm. To Gowbarrow via the track above the church. Dropped down to the water falls afterwards.Butty29/08/2017
via Yew Crag and the shooting lodge. Great views up and down UllswaterMountainTerrier25/08/2017
Aira Force - Green Hill - Gowbarrow Fell - Great Meldrum - Little Meldrum - Watermillock Fell - The Hause.Mark Jackson13/08/2017
Walked from Aira Force car park [NT] to climb the 4 local summits.sooztops17/07/2017
Circular from National Trust car park past the falls to Gowbarrow and then back the easy way down. With DelvaNeilb22/06/2017
Bryher's frst time up Gowbarrow, from Dockray... Inc both topsnordicstar23/05/2017
with ClairEllie's Hills07/05/2017
After house viewing in Lockerbie, quick up and down from Dockray on a beautiful day.SS04/05/2017
from Aira Forcedavidsharpe2315/04/2017
Start: Aira Falls car park, followed route up river to the north, turn north east up steep ascent of gowbarrow fell, reach summit, continue around northern and eastern edge of fell and back to car park.Lewspi08/04/2017
Walked up from Yew Crag, over other summits. Sunny but cold breeze. On my own. Continue to Great Meldrum.alwaysinshorts23/03/2017
Lovely walk from Aria looping around A bit boggy after last nights rainTobo196918/03/2017
From Aira ForceWifey201618/03/2017
with all surrounding BirkettsJohnB17/02/2017
Gowbarrow Fell, Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell. With dad and Pepper, first time at our new campsite The Quiet Site. Fell in bog.ukmasejnr04/02/2017
Gowbarrow Fell, Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell. With Thomas and Pepper, first time at our new campsite The Quiet Site. Fell in bog.ukmase04/02/2017
10km clockwise loop from Aira Force to Gowbarrow Fell and Yew Crag on a beautiful sunny January day with jamange and Jaz.Simply B21/01/2017
Walk in the sunshine via Aira Force with CalRickWilson21/01/2017
With Jenx from Upper Aira CP. Top falls bridge, then gate to fell. Green Hill, Gowbarrow Park, Gowbarrow Top, Gowbarrow Old Summit/Trig. Down to Dockray and The Royal pub for lunch before return to car. Glorious winters day, cold, clear, sunny.nordicstar05/01/2017
Cold Sunny and as for new year very busydentalchimp01/01/2017
With Mum. From Aira Force following terrace path 'round the back' then on to summit. Down via Gowbarrow Park & Green Hill. A good poor-weather circuit with great views.Mark Jackson24/12/2016
Parked around the corner from Aira force natural trust. Saw the amazing Aira force waterfalls before following the river and onto the the summit of Gowbarrow fell.. Decent the opposite way towards Ullswater with fantastic views.Scotty 2 Hotty22/12/2016
with kelly, the dog, dave and libby still a little snow aboutdarren-synges 27/11/2016
with dave libby kelly and dogdarren-64627/11/2016
as part of Ullswater way with dellfellrunner23/10/2016
From Aira Force, following new NT paths to the summit, before descending past Yew Cragrfoster16/10/2016
Double top! At the same time (naturally) as visiting the highest point.summitsup02/10/2016
Great views with the 'Hump' close by. Number 3 fro the day with GB.bolton13/09/2016
Included in a circular walk from Watermillock Church (432229). Started with Little Meldrum & finished on Green Hill, bagging a total of 1W,3B,1Hu & 1Sy. (PM)gerrybowes13/09/2016
The day Charlie completed the wainwrights at catstycam. I climbed with maxLaurainthelakes23/07/2016
On a rest day, quick out around the Gowbarrow tops, start/finish Dockraynordicstar24/06/2016
Last of three summits reached today. Use the Mell Fell medley route from Stuart Marshall's book Walking the Wainwrights. Park the car in a lane at the foot of Great Mell fell north of Brown rigg farm.WAYNE ROWLETT12/06/2016
With Janet, Jake, Christine & Bryan. Starting point - National Trust Car Park, Aira Force.GordyH05/06/2016
Via Aira Force and Yew Crag.janey.m30/05/2016
with Lynn Parkinderek_74428/05/2016
With Hazel - up and down from DockraySpudGunn25/05/2016
started near glenriddingbillames15/05/2016
3rd and final one of the day, a nice summit 😀Sabbatical13/05/2016
Ascending from the road by Ullswater. Sram Ling over the crag then walk over the various summits and via the water falls on the way back .Haygalzer13/05/2016
Gowbarrow Fell with Rangers Trish and Jackiejolisjlf01/05/2016
Circular route from Aira Force Car Park. Snow and gales!Velofly30/04/2016
Circular route from Aira Force. Lovely views over UllswaterHumpty Tumpty25/04/2016
With Oz. Afternoon walk from Quiet Site, over Gowbarrow Fell and down almost to Aira Force. Return via path below Gowbarrow and Priest's Crag. Weather: Overcast, showery. Very wet under foot.robwalker126513/04/2016
Bagged this along with proper summit, even though this summit does seem higher.DanTrig07/04/2016