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Name:Ling Fell
Hill number:2501
Height:373m / 1224ft
Parent (Ma):2345  Lord's Seat
RHB Section:34A: Lake District - Northern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - North Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Tump (300-399m), Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger,
Subhump, Clem
(Tu,3,W,B,Sy,Fel,sHu,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 17994 28535
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:97m
Col:276m  NY184282  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Observations:ground is 1m higher than trig point 70m NNW at NY17961 28593 (W,B); cairn 50m N at NY 17982 28582 is 0.5m lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 774 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Sue from quarry CP. Ling Fell, Burthwaite Heights, Ladies Table, Lothwaite, Rivings and Sale Fell. Wet and cloudy good day for navigating.Frank09/07/2019
Mini-hill bagging day, with Nickrichardsun30/06/2019
Accended from Burthwaitebillames02/06/2019
Easy route from Brumston Bridge for 3rd top of the daysignyred24/05/2019
Ling Fell - Burthwaite Heights - Lothwaite - Rivings - Sale FellMountainTerrier18/05/2019
From Embletonclimbingkershaw16/05/2019
Brumstone Bridge > Sale Fell > Rivings > Lothwaite > Chapel Wood > Old Scales > Burthwaite Heights > Ling Fell > Brumstone Bridge. Joined by N,G and H. Wonderful day to be out with conditions that were nothing short of perfect.johnkaysleftleg12/05/2019
From NY17690 29400 out and back.screeleep19/04/2019
From Brumston Bridge with DW DS6 DD4 Mark Ymarri and Rexdog. Lovely figure of eight of Ling fell and Sale fell in cool Spring sunshine. W22 and W23 for me and DW. Kids at W4!nukeboy123/03/2019
With Joanna and Trish. A bit sloppy underfoot with a cutting breeze. Nice weather considering how bad it was last night. No snow though. :(DAB8104/02/2019
From Wythop Mill. With LP.wombourne31/12/2018
From Byerstead via Kirk Fell, Graystones, Lord's Seat then across to Ling Fell and Sale Fell with weather deteriorating all the way.MichaelF08/12/2018
walk-sale fellbabsjess04/11/2018
Tali dog walk after car serviceMountain Goat30/10/2018
A sunny afternoon ramble. With a v tired M. Come back and enjoy it better another time - but other hills call!Karmakarl28/10/2018
from wythop mill - evening walk with Andrewbengrant6628/09/2018
Approach from Sale Fell - excellent summit views.ger23/09/2018
A gentle circuit from P @ NY176294. HP best described as 70m SSW from Trig P.summitsup07/06/2018
With Olwyn. Up on the corpse road, descent on the eastern end. Beautiful.Trevolw03/06/2018
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran (Start/Parking point) Brumston Bridge - Burthwaite - Ling Fell - Burthwaite - Eskin - Old Scales - Chapel Wood - Rivings - Sale Fell - Wythop Beck - Brumston Bridge.redbob03/06/2018
A morning doing Binsey, Sale Fell and Ling Fell along with the two Birketts on Sale. Glorious weather, travelled light, met some interesting people, fantastic views off all fells today.Mark T18/05/2018
From Sale Fell. Returned to Brumston Bridge and took the lane up past Eskin, and various paths to the summit. On descent did a westward and northward route to rejoin ascent route. With AT, JT and HT.marktrengove29/04/2018
A short plod up Ling Fell with Lou to test her knee out. Lovely short walk with lots of spring action!Butty18/04/2018
Sale Fell and Ling Fell from Wythop church. Raining slightly but warm and pleasant. New lambs and daffodils everywhere. Lovely views of Bassenthwaite Lake. Pleasant walk though Chapel Wood at the end.Lazylizzie15/04/2018
A short walk over Ling Fell and Sale Fellsms.3701/04/2018
Walking solo on a sunny afternoon. Nice views walking up on the Northern grass terrace. Easy gradient. Back down off summit eastwards to continue onto Sale Fell.Statto20/03/2018
After Sale fell we drove round to the other side of the mountain to Ling fell. Parked on the mountain and straight up we we. Was cold but very sunny and perfect conditions. Not much to say about the route was just straight up. Was nice when all 3 of us sat watching the busy world go by taking about achieving our goals. At the top is a nice trig which we all stood on and sat on at some point. Went the same way back to the car. Only took 10mins from the top to the car.Scotty 2 Hotty24/02/2018
Figure of eight with Sale FellChopperbrown20/02/2018
From Beck Wythop through Wythop Woods to Lothwaite Side. Ascend Sale Fell via Rivings and Lothwaite. Down via Dogg Crag to Eskin and up Ling Fell. Down via Burthwaite and back to Beck Wythop via Old Scales.raymooremanx04/02/2018
Beautiful crisp and sunny winter's day!apshepherd07/01/2018
With M.douglas_easton20/12/2017
3/6 (Binsey/Sale Fell/Ling Fell/Watch Hill/Watch Hill (Setmurthy Common)/Clints Craig (Wainwright Summit)Fergalh19/11/2017
eyenose18/11/2017
with Kris. lovely day, parked free near bridge between Ling and SaleJames Burrows11/11/2017
Parked in Wythop Mill and a straight up and down to Ling Fell in heavy rain and strong winds, with no visibility from summit.Fell_wanderer24/10/2017
From the Pheasant Inn to Ling Fell over Sale Fell and back.Tina02/09/2017
Parked the car at near the school at Wythop Mill and walked up to the gate near Burthwaite farm then followed the track that circles around the fell before it leads to the cop. Walked with Lisa, Henry & Maisie.Stu Percival25/08/2017
TD,C & HThis Dog29/07/2017
Pint at The Wheatsheef then a quick walk to Ling Fell with a friend. Demolished four pint cans on the way to the summit, and then essentially rolled back down the hill back to the pub for some food and more beers. Nice day, but only just made it back to the pub before the rain hit.DAB8119/07/2017
20:30 From Burthwaite - on to Burthwaite Heights.Wycombe Wanderer24/06/2017
From Wythop Mill Sale Fell Ling Fell From Rosthwaite Castle CragWifey201612/06/2017
A wonderful day out today A short walk up Ling & Sale Fell's Followed by a blast up Castle CragTobo196912/06/2017
Parked near the church for a 9 mile walk taking in Ling Fell and Sale Fell.Delta6804/06/2017
DoneNicky01/06/2017
From The Pheasant, via Sale Fell.janey.m30/05/2017
Parked by church. Sale Fell then Ling Fell.Bheinn03/05/2017
Solo (sunny)dentalchimp02/04/2017
First of 3 with wifeystephenhughes24/03/2017
ghaley19/03/2017
With Will, also Graystones.robba_wag27/02/2017