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Name:Black Fell
Hill number:2508
Height:323m / 1060ft
Parent (Ma):2667  Top o' Selside
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m), Wainwright, Birkett, Synge,
Fellranger, Clem
Grid ref:NY 34022 01592
Summit feature:rock 1m W trig point
Col:197m  SD331986  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:rock 55m N of trig point (NY 34041 01641) is as high
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 948 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
with Cissy. from Tarn Hows carpark. 10km.AvidSockWearer09/07/2020
Holme Fell and Black Fell with Kevin and GusAbiD22/06/2020
Both rocks visited (handy ladder stile in between). Up from small layby below Arnside, mainly on access land.PGCE08/06/2020
Circuit of Tarn Howes from Glen Mary car park. W No.5 Rnd 6. With Alfie.Dangerous Dave29/02/2020
From Hill Fell. Descended north, and then to the summit through the Iron Keld woods. With DB, RP and BC.Man of Kernow125/01/2020
Revisit with PeteDave Geere05/01/2020
Via Tarn Hows. very foggy at summit.ssstevesreeves31/12/2019
Out and back walk from Thurlston Centre. Weather dry but visibility very poor at the top, reached the Trig point at 322m missed the fact that the actual summit is 1m higher.Bernard29/12/2019
Misty walk past Tarn Howsejjohnstone21/12/2019
Third day in the Lakes and a very windy, foggy, rainy ascent up some lower level Wainwrights.JazDisney04/12/2019
Misty but still. From Tarn Hows main car park, made 6 mile circuit out of itJulieB24/11/2019
From Coniston with Debs & Tali. Circuit to get the 2 local Wainwrights (Black Fell & Holme Fell) and anything else enroute. Via Skelwith Bridge for munchies then found a café at Elterwater Park farm we need to check out sometime.Mountain Goat03/11/2019
With: hb sb; From Glen Mary Bridge car park up to Tarn Hows, then along west shore of tarn and Cumbria Way to Iron Keld and up to summit. Good views but heavy showers. Returned through Iron Keld plantation and via east shore of tarn back to car.Ian Baines03/11/2019
With: ib sb; From Glen Mary Bridge car park up to Tarn Hows, then along west shore of tarn and Cumbria Way to Iron Keld and up to summit. Good views but heavy showers. Returned through Iron Keld plantation and via east shore of tarn back to car. Helen Baines03/11/2019
With Lynsey. From Tarn Hows. Headed to Holme Fell next. Visited trig point, rock 1m W of trig (summit) and rock 55m N of trig. Excellent views.alistairpooler26/10/2019
Walked from and to Tarn Hows with Tony, Rufus and BettyESkelton24/10/2019
Ascended from road behind Drunken duck pub...billames22/10/2019
Finally managed a repeat visit. From the west with Andy.JohnStoneham09/10/2019
With Neil, Emma and Bev from Tarn Howessimon and co09/10/2019
With K from Knipe Fold where there is space for a couple of cars by salt bin. Lane was flooded by rain water and we had to climb wall into adjacent field.Ashley29/09/2019
From Tarn Howes NT carpark taking a direct route there and back.Butty21/08/2019
From BrathayMarion15/08/2019
Anti-clockwise circular route from Arnside Cottage. With Damian, Eire & Alfie.Dangerous Dave14/07/2019
Ascent from Tarn Howes Car Park with Jayne, Lucy and Poppy while on holiday in Coniston. 5.59 miles with 257m of ascent in 3hrs38mins(2hrs12mins moving time and 1hr26mins stopped time).pwhitaker_196622/06/2019
Reached cairn then trig point on Black Crag about 5pm Set off from Tarn Hows under blue skies, beautiful, sunny evening with just a light breeze.Peak Rambler21/06/2019
Parked at Tarn Howes and walked up to Black Crag. Nice views and easy route to follow. Solo hike.Zoe Little18/06/2019
From Lay-By on A593 South of Skelwith Bridge NY 332 026. With Marion, over to Tarn Hows 1st, then on to Black CragWestdenewalker12/06/2019
Lovely views. Nice walk. Started at Tom gill car park. Took 4 hours for round trip.Andybmogg08/06/2019
Off the main path from Colwith to head over marsy land and steep last climb to the summit. Drop down to a deserted Tarn Hows at 8.30pm!MrChris198001/06/2019
Stroll from NT carparkBheinn23/04/2019
Single Wainwright as the sun was settingWMW3120/04/2019
From Tarn HowsPeteF30/03/2019
From Tarn Hows,with Ellie dog.BLACKHILL24/03/2019
With Colin on a 38mph windy day. Completed with Holme Fell.jonesj213/01/2019
Black Fell, Tom Heights, Holme Fell, Great How, Fletcher's Woodkeithouk06/01/2019
First Wainwright with Mummy, Daddy and Trusty. Ascent via the difficult Tarn Hows route! I was asleep at the top. Carried.Fred Averill04/12/2018
Fred's first Wainwright from Tarn HowsLaurainthelakes04/12/2018
1st with fred, mummy and trusty and 1st post opCharlie 2.004/12/2018
Walk from Elterwater through Sawrey’s Wood and ascent to Banks Quarry. Ascent of Lingmoor Fell via Lingmoor Quarry (Brown How). Descent to Dale End to Little Langdale. Along road and down to river, cross at Ford and into Moss Rigg Wood. Follow Bridleway to Strang End, High Park and Tongue Intake Plantation. Ascent of Hollin Bank and Arnside Plantation to Black Crag. Descent to Pullscar Plantation and descent to valley Skelwith Bridge. Road up to Loughrigg Tar, and head east to Tarn Foot, ascent via Ivy Crag and Black Mire to Loughrigg Fell. Descent via Ewe Crag and follow road to High Close, descent to Elterwater via Walthwaite Bottom.raymooremanx25/11/2018
With Tom mum and wayneBellesmountains24/11/2018
A revisit to my very first wainwright in 2002. Started from the lay-by at Hollin Bank and took the track to Tarn Hows. Then back to the track to ascend Black Fell, and the good path on to the Tump of Park FellWayne Mac24/11/2018
Ruth and Joey the HoundGragmole22/09/2018
No Lindsaytraceya8116/09/2018
Climbed with Brentnalls during their stay with us at the vanhannah&steven11/08/2018
Walked as a loop with Holme Fell and Tarn Hows.peter_tun08/08/2018
just me 30 degree heatPaul Beard30/06/2018
back in the hills after broken leg, Six months to the eve of operation.nocksta29/06/2018
Yewfield. YH group.Mountainhikes09/06/2018