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Name:Blunt Top
Hill number:2366
Height:901m / 2956ft
Parent (Ma):2359  Scafell Pike
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Esk (Ravenglass), Catchment Boundaries, Irt
Class:Bridge, Deleted Nuttall
(Bg,xN)
Grid ref:NY 22417 07818
Summit feature:rock
Drop:10m
Col:891m  NY224077  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 368 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
On our way down off the Scafells to Grains Ghyll. With Edi & Gavin.Dangerous Dave05/10/2019
Up Grains to Esk Hause. Great End, Blunt Top,Ill Crag, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike, Symond's Knott and Scafell. Descend SE to return via Knotts of the Tongue to start.Arbie17/09/2019
From Seathwaite on a round of miscellaneous hills. Popped up on the Scafell Pike again as No 2 son with me, then on to here via Ill Crag on the way down.jonglew04/08/2019
Took the trouble to seek out Blunt Top while on an all-day walk from Langdale to Scafell Pike. Parked at ODG. Route was Mickleden, Rosset Pass, Esk Hause shelter, Styhead, Corridor Route, Scafell Pike summit, Broad Crag Col, Blunt Top, Calf Cove, Esk Hause, Rosset Pass, and Mickleden. Approx 12 miles, 4,300 feet. With Dave and Lindsey, claggy at first, brightened later.Skip20/07/2019
Day's walking with Dave M, Chris & Susan in fine weather; circular route from Wasdale Head, via Sty Head & Great End, then onto the Crags, and Scafell Pike, returning around Lingmell.barnz4810/06/2019
ENGLISH 3000's Started 03:00 Wasdale Head CP with GAVIN SIMPSON > SCAFELL (3162) > SYMONDS KNOTT (3147) > (Lord's Rake) > SCAFELL PIKE (3209) > BROAD CRAG (3069) > ILL CRAG (3054) > Blunt Top > High Raise [High Raise (High White Stones)] > Low White Stones > STEEL FELL [DEAD PIKE - STEEL FELL] > (Dunmail Raise) > HELVELLYN (3117) > HELVELLYN LOWER MAN (3035) >White Side > Raise > Little Dodd (St John's Common) > Calfhow Pike > Clough Head > White Pike > (Threlkeld) > Sale How > SKIDDAW SOUTH TOP (3035) > SKIDDAW MIDDLE TOP (3045) > SKIDDAW (3054) > SKIDDAW NORTH TOP ( 3025) > Broad End > Bakestall finished 23:00 Peter House Farm 36 Miles - 11,721ft ascent (20 hours)Mark A Hartry18/05/2019
Heading up to my event on Scafell Pike from dungeon Ghyll up the Langdale valley to Angle Tarn, Allen Crags, Esk Hause, Great End, Broad Crag, Scafell Pike then down Via Rossett pike and stake pass back down the valley then upto Blea tarn and Side Pike covering 19 miles.AvidSockWearer28/04/2019
With Damian. Last summit of the day. Beers at Glaramara!Dangerous Dave20/04/2019
Round How, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Blunt Top, Seathwaite Fellkeithouk10/04/2019
Superb walk from Thorneythwaite Fell. Not sure what I'm doing messing about trying to find a deleted Nuttall in the freezing wind but the scenery's good. Found the rock in the picture. Can't see how it's 10m prominence. On to Round How via Greta Gill.Wycombe Wanderer27/10/2018
Run to Scafelltobyfells11/08/2018
Scafell Pike > Blunt Top from GR: NY 23961 12803ronaldo33311/07/2018
Annual company hiketsar.nathan30/06/2018
4/6 on epic days walk starting at wasdale head including lingmell, broad crag, ill crag, blunt top, round how and middleboot knottsThe-Z-Man24/03/2018
From the main drag for a few minutes of excitement.Eddie08/10/2017
Route: Seathwaite – Corridor Route – Scafell Pike – Broad Crag – Blunt Top – Esk Hause – Allen Crags – High House Tarn Top – Red Beck Top – Looking Steads – Glaramara - Thornythwaite Fell – Seathwaite. Approx. Stats: 7hrs, 18km, 1,095m ascent. Weather: wet, cold, claggy & windy (!), cleared up for final descent. Notes: got quite cold hands on final ascent of Scafell Pike, so had to borrow Pete’s gloves.millionmts19/08/2017
Scafell Pike circuit via the Corridor routehillexplorer12/08/2017
With Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. On the way back from Scafell Pike.Dangerous Dave17/06/2017
On English 3000s walk (Keswick-Skiddaw-Hellvellyn-Scafell Pike-Seatoller). Visibility very poor.aucuparia13/06/2017
Scafell Pike, Rossett Pike loopscreeleep13/05/2017
Now time to take Bethany up the highest in England. Nice calm and slightly cloudy but still day, we took the corridor route but in reverse. Starting from Seathwaite, up along Grains Gill upto the saddle col at Esk Hause. Then a short ascent on to Blunt top Blunt top along the ridgee to Ill Crag and Broad Crag. The weather began to come in a little, and soon we were in overcast for another veiwless summit of Scafell pik. We droppe of the front and back down the corridoor route, stopping to have lunch by Middle Boot Knotts, then dropping down to Styhead Tarn and dropping down Styhead Gill. With Bethany - reverse corridor route. 6hr10 mins; 13.65km; 1058mByronHaywood30/04/2017
After Allen Crag en route to Scafell Pike. Very slippery underfoot!DanMaisieBex10/12/2016
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave22/10/2016
Scafell Pike - Esk Hausesqueegs07/10/2016
Bowfell Circlespare.tyres07/09/2016
From Brotherikeld via Cockley Ridge including Ill Crag and Broad Crag completing The Furths. With Martin and Frank on a warm day with just a few spots of rain on the tops.Lou06/08/2016
With Frank and Lindsay. FRom Brotherikeld then Ill Crag via Cockley Pike ridge, Blunt Top and Broad Crag - down Little NarrowcoveCrib Goch06/08/2016
From Jubilee Bridge with Martin & Lindsay on the Cockly Pike ridge route to Ill Crag. Walked on to Blunt Top and then Broad Crag. Descended Little Narrowcove and visited Piant Knott on return.knarf06/08/2016
Lingmell, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Great End, Seathwaite Fell, Wasdale.John Eley05/08/2016
Scafell pike from seathwaite on three peaksejjohnstone03/07/2016
15th top of 19 today on my epic 4th leg of my improvised Bob Graham's round starting from the New Dungeon Ghyll hotel in Langdale climbing Kettle crag , Pike Of Blisco, Great Knott, 5 Crinkles, 2 Shelter crags, Bowfell, Bowfell N top, Esk Pike and Great end and then straight over to this top. Fantastic scrambling on this rock.Dazingdale09/06/2016
C/W round from wasdale head of lingmell, middleboots knotts, round how, great end, blunt top, lll crag, broad crag, scafell pike, pen, symonds knott, scafell, cam spout crag, slight side.robertphillips28/05/2016
From Wasdale Head Inn (NY 18650 08735) - Blunt Top - Scafell Pike. Ascent via Sty Head & Esk Hause, descent via Brown Tongue route.david23020129/12/2015
With Ill Cragnickywood104/07/2015
From the Piers Gill path. Highest large boulder just off the main path. With GB.bolton08/05/2015
Wasdale Head car park NY187085 – Burnthwaite – Path alongside Lingmell Beck – Piers Gill – Middleboot Knotts – Round How – Path alongside Greta Gill to col – Blunt Top – Return to Wasdale via Esk Hause & Sty Head. (PM)gerrybowes08/05/2015
Solo summit that many just walk passeddentalchimp18/04/2015
clear day. deep snow in places. very icy. severe windchill. -10 or worse.laneyx01/02/2015
Walked over en route to Lingmellbardolph12/10/2014
Walk with Mum and Dad (Camping Wasdale Head)byron230217/09/2014
From Wasdale head.AlunRees3127/06/2014
From Wasdale head.Alunrees3327/06/2014
Long walkadriane13/06/2014
IanDazza07/06/2014
with Andrew and school friendsjthomson6nr906/06/2014
Lingmell - Middlebrook Knotts - Round How - Great End - Blunt Top - Ill Crag - Broad Crag - Scafell Pike - Symonds Knott - Scafell - Slight Side via Lords Rake.ronaldo33331/05/2014
Descent from Scafell PikeArran2813/05/2014
With Mum, Dawn and Dad. Scafell Pike from Seathwaite by the Corridor and Esk Hause, taking in Lingmell. Glorious weather. Also definitely went to the top of Blunt Top.Mark Jackson15/04/2014
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave11/04/2014
Climbed with Gill on route from Seathwaite to Scafell Pike. Returned via corridor route.dhbond25/08/2013