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Name:Benty Hill
Hill number:3677
Height:609.2m / 1999ft
Parent (Ma):2707  Cross Fell
Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Area:North Pennines - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Tyne (Newcastle)
Class:Subsimm, Subdewey
(sSim,s5)
Grid ref:NY 66937 43047
Summit feature:no feature: grass 15m NE of cairn
Drop:28.1m
Col:581.1m  NY 66145 42817  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 86
(1:25k) OL31W
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Survey of Benty Hill (Final).doc
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 38 users)ByDate of Ascent
Straight up from A686 through open gate onto hillside. No path. With Eire, Evan, Coel, Danu & Alfie. Walked down the ridge over Scarberry Hill (598m) and Park Fell (511m) then down for a pint in Alston.Dangerous Dave18/06/2017
Parked at small lay by on A686 near bend across from old house. Followed shooting track to fence line, followed this to summit.Alan Caine11/06/2017
Parked on small layby on A686 opposite disused stone building at NY 65826 42317. Quad-bike track heads south from here to ridge fence then carries on alongside fence to summit. A bit boggy in places but mostly easy tromping.David Gradwell02/11/2016
From Hartside Height. Rough and wet ground on a very hot sunny dayroute68519/07/2016
From SE, pull-in on A686 - opposite side of road to small copse. Then gate and grousers' track mentioned by others. Very boggy in parts.Aye Jimmy25/11/2015
From a layby on the A686 near Meathaw Hill disused Quarries, a couple of hundred yards back towards Hartside, through a gate and then an obvious grouse shooters track that goes right to the summit.Fisky Boy11/09/2014
With Fisky BoyBrenda Cloke11/09/2014
Having bagged my last Lakes Nuttall in the morning, nipped over to northern Pennines Nuttalls tomorrow. Meanwhile a pleasant diversion to Benty Hill and Park Fell, and return via Maiden Way.ijpowell19/06/2014
With Jo, two walks from Hartside Cross. In morning followed fence to Benty Hill (excellent views down the Gilderdale Valley), and then in afternoon to Fiendís Fell. Weather; generally sunny with high intermittent clouds, warm, good visibility.amblerbob26/05/2014
With G. From A686 NY 678 424 > Maiden Way > Melmerbey Fell > Fiend's Fell > Hartside Height > Benty Hill > start.RT197030/06/2013
From Harbut Law, a round of Gray Nag, Tom Smith's Stone, Black Fell, Benty Hill and Park Fell.rhalstead17/02/2013
Along Fence from Park Fell and back. Very wet underfoot.Crib Goch24/11/2012
Small pull-in suitable for a couple of cars alongside the Alston road. Tried to follow the fence line upwards but became sucked in by the boggy ground. Moved a short distance away and came across A vehicle track which ran straight towards the top cutting off the angle of the fence. Followed it back down to the roadside access point.moorsman24/06/2010
IainT11/06/2017
Mick Moore13/05/2015
DARRENG06/04/2015
Dave Geere22/09/2014
BrianFish23/07/2014
mae20/11/2012
Rambling Ray15/04/2012
Guy Heelis01/02/2011
SteveSmith21/05/2010
CliveKirk21/05/2010
MikeM08/05/2010
peebs29/10/2009
jimbloomer25/07/2009
stevent080923/04/2009
Steve Clark23/04/2009
Anton00/00/2007
thenomad04/12/2002
andrew.allum01/01/2000
Martin R31/12/1999
maknipe31/01/1999
David Purchase05/05/1993
GordonAdshead00/07/1991
Alaric18/08/1990
Rowan09/09/1989
AlanD22/07/1988