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Name:Cross Fell
Hill number:2707
Height:893m / 2930ft
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:North Pennines - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle), Tyne (Newcastle)
Watershed:Tynemouth, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o' Groats, Solway Firth, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Clem, Trail 100
Grid ref:NY 68719 34336
Summit feature:centre of summit shelter
Col:242m  NY710056  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 91
(1:25k) OL31W
Observations:trig point is 20m SE at NY 68735 34320; main cairn is 15m N of windshelter at NY 68714 34349
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 643 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Snow covered top, dry cold day from Kirkland, parked near church FOC. with Kris, Nick, Dina, Zoe and LolaJames Burrows18/01/2020
From Kirkland; along Pennine way via Great Dun Fell to Dufton. A long walk back on the roads avoided by a kind local who drove me all the way back to the startgettingonabit18/01/2020
0800 start. 1. Cross Fell, Little Dun Fell, Great Dun Fell from Kirkland.lindslow03/01/2020
Very short notice day trip up from North Wales to get this one, but it turned out to be an absolute classic!Alex C31/12/2019
Started in light rain turned into snow, wind picked up higher up before turning into full on blizzard at the summit.DJWan14/12/2019
From Milburn via Burney Hill, Great Dun Fell and Little Dun Fell.Wheelsy28/10/2019
Circular walk from Kirkland with Euan & Robert, in fine conditions (except misty on summit), taking in Great Dun Fellbarnz4813/09/2019
Kirkland > Greg's Hut > Cross Fell > Little Dun Fell > Great Dun Fell > Knock Old Man > Meldon Hill > Viewing Hill > Round Hill > Greg's Hut > Kirkland. One of the hardest and most ambitious walk I have ever done. Hardest bag was the walk to Meldon Hill from Knock Old Man due the the terrain. Otherwise the hardest parts were the river crossings required for the route I took. Drizzly rain for pretty much all the time and had to walk to Greg's hut and back from/to Kirkland in dark with head torch. Solo. Don't know how far I walked but my watch said 64,000 steps / 6,000 kcal for the day mostly 'off-piste'.axoree14/08/2019
Jill Robertson26/07/2019
From Garrigill road end. Great Dun Fell, Little Dun Fell, Cross Fell, Long Man Hill, Round Hill. As per Nuttall book skipping Bullman Hills.lenman23/06/2019
Our 50th Marilyn! 14.2m circular from Kirkland church, Cross Fell, Little Dun Fell and Great Dun Fell.Jephcote8322/06/2019
Summit pillar used as clipper point on LDWA Hadrian 100.Desperate crossing in middle of night in high wind driven rain and thick mist with around 350 walkers crossing over during the night from Garrigill to Duftonrichardrosser26/05/2019
Parked at Garrigill, outside church/chapel then followed track near enough to summit. Long walk, sunny but peaceful with loads of larks/ Lapwings and curlews. Great view to Lakes from magnificent cairn. Company: Soloiandesbottes13/05/2019
JohnnyG 12/05/2019
Great Dun Fell > Little Dun Fell > Cross Fell > Grey Scar [Elmslie] > Little Dun Fell > Iron Howe [Elmslie] from GR: NY 71463 30934ronaldo33331/03/2019
Great Dun Fell > Little Dun Fell > Cross Fell > Grey Scar [Elmslie] > Little Dun Fell > Iron Howe [Elmslie] from GR: NY 71463 30934Hippster31/03/2019
Grey day, cold, windy (wind chill), low cloud. Loop from Kirkland, after driving from Edinb. Rounsfell26/03/2019
From Kirkland via Maiden Way to pick up Elmslies on the way up. Took a direct route off the top to pick up the Grey Scar Elmslie, descending through Wildboar Nook.jonglew16/02/2019
From Kirkland up the bridleway then over moor and through boulderfield to summit.NormanW15/10/2018
Gavin Theobald25/09/2018
Started from Kirkland and followed path to Curricks where we then followed the Pennine Way to the Summit. Came off via Tees Head to Wild Boar Scar and the track back to Kirkland.Wayne Mac31/08/2018
From Blencarn, with Little Dun Fell and Great Dun Fell. Return via bridleway to Kirkland.RedAndy5425/08/2018
Nav4 Pennine 39mickdavidson07/07/2018
Cross Fell, fell racepsycho bub30/06/2018
From Milburn: Cross Fell, Little Dunn Fell and Great Dunn Fell. Long 14 mile walk on a very close summer's day. Stiil windy and cold on the tops, so much so that we needed our gloves.Lazylizzie23/06/2018
From KnockSlash322/06/2018
Pikeman Hill > Rake End Anon pt. 2026 > Rake End > Lambgreen Hills (2300ft contour) > Fallow Hill > Black Dub > Cross Fell pt. 2799 > Cross Fell pt. 2893 > Cross Fell from GR: NY 74561 41313ronaldo33310/06/2018
A linear walk from Kirkland to Dufton taking in Cross Fell, Little Dun Fell, Geat Dun Fell and Knock Fell. A wet miserble day with Frank, Martin, and Alan R.Lou02/06/2018
Out to Cross Fell from Dufton on the Pennine Way, returning over Little Dun Fell, Great Dunn Fell, Knock Fell, Backstone Edge, Brownber Hill and Dufton Pike.rhalstead27/05/2018
A W Bryan26/05/2018
LejogKatbus 2723/05/2018
Ascent From KirklandThe Playful Pig19/05/2018
From Kirkland - inc out and back of Dun fellsIainPeeks19/05/2018
From MilburnWinterfloodian06/05/2018
With K and RM from Kirkland, lunch at Greg's Hut. Great weather: sun and snow (and mist) on Good Friday.Ashley30/03/2018