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Name:Newton Fell North
Hill number:2691
Height:237m / 778ft
Parent (Ma):2671  Gummer's How
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Wainwright Outlying Fell
(WO)
Grid ref:SD 39514 84288
Summit feature:ground S of wall near radio mast
Drop:0m
Col:237m  SD394853  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96 97
(1:25k) OL7S
Observations:highest point of fell (hill 19191 Saskills) is 35m NE of wall at SD 39525 84321
Comments:highest point of fell is hill 19191. White Stone SD390848 is also mentioned by Wainwright but is considerably lower. Note that in the latest edition of the Outlying Fells revised by Chris Jesty a new route to the summit is described
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With Jo, revisit from Whitestone Caravan Park: Newton Fell North and Saskills. Weather; sunny, warm, good visibility.amblerbob21/05/2019
From Whitestone caravan park along the footpath and through the wall gap to White Stones, then along the ridge to Newton Fell North and Saskills, picking a way down through gorse and bracken.Nick Down107/05/2019
Via the footpath to open fell starting at the anglers reservoir.Steve Clark02/04/2019
Cartmel Fell Church Hall to Whitebarrow (Lords Seat) via Swallow Mire, Pool Bank, High Park Wood and Black Yews Scar. Descent to Witherslack Hall and on to Church Road, Witherslack via Yewbarrow. On to Fern Hill, Bleacrag Road, Holme Road and Back o the Fell Road. Climb to Dixon Heights via Tom Tarn. Descent to Low Newton via Buck Crag, on to High Newton. Ascent to High Newton Reservoir and on to Saskills (Newton Fell North). On to Staveley Plantation and ascent of Staveley Fell. Down to Astleys Plantation and Sow How, round to Ravens Barrow. Return to start.raymooremanx17/02/2019
From Ayside going past the reservoirs. Easy going. On to Saskills.Alan Moore11/12/2018
Today was the day to pick up a few outlying fells, parked at High Newton Reservoir and a quick out and back for Newton Fell North, then drove to Bigland Barrow, parked at the EE mast and another out and back, then onto Gummers How car park, out and back to Gummers How, then off came the bike, Ravens Barrow via road/bridleways, returned so far and into the woods for Stavley Fell walking the last 200m to the top, and back to car park on bike via forest track and road.Chipstertrain26/11/2018
From reservoir car park, Tump and WO.Crib Goch29/09/2018
From Whitestones caravan park taking in Whitestones summit as part of loopAjm031008/09/2018
As for Saskills. Small comms station now seems to occupy Wainwright's spot. Nice views though, as long as your back is to the antennae.jonglew09/07/2018
Same as Wainwrights route.dgresty18/04/2018
From caravan site, then path to right just before wall.catman13/04/2018
AWs outliers fourth of five on a linear walk from Gummers How carpark taking in Gummers How, Ravens barrow, Staveley fell, Newton fell north and Bigland barrow. Cars left at either end.WAYNE ROWLETT17/03/2018
A short afternoon's dawdle taking in Whin Brow and Whitstone too.even managed a doze for half an hour on the top. A beautiful surprizingly warm day forthe time o year.Shutterlag02/02/2018
final top parked at SD 39697 83608 and followed road up to reservoir then followed grass path through bracken to summit solo quick up and downcolinfielding24/10/2017
First Wainwright outlier of attempt to bag them all in one go. Arrived at Ayside campsite after day's drive from Exeter and nipped up and back from there on a beautiful sunny evening with Joyce. Gorgeous views over Coniston and Kentmere fells.BURGESS10/07/2017
From reservoir house, Tump and WO.rhalstead14/04/2017
A good circular walk.jenx08/12/2016
Parked at junction to East of Whin Brow (nr Pt 157). Used a series of gates to gain the upper wall line and follow to summit rocks. Onward then climbing a couple of walls to descend to High Newton reservoir. Good parking here used by fishermen. Over the dam wall and good path (with one wall climb) to summits of Saskills and Newton Fell North. Back same way to reservoir then road walking out to the remaining Newton Fells off south.nordicstar08/12/2016
From Ravens Barrow via Simpsons Ground, not the easiest of walksbardolph25/11/2016
5th outlier of the day, should've started earlier as daylight fading. Took a likely looking path through the wretched bracken on the way down the ended abruptly at the top of a precipice. Found the proper way.Wycombe Wanderer04/09/2016
From layby below reservoir at SD 39956 83825. Climbed wall for Outlier. Dropped back down then tackled Whin Brow.David Gradwell26/02/2016
We parked outside the caravan park. A steep but easy climb taking under an hour with GB. The Outlier had to be reached from over the wall.bolton25/02/2016
Parked by entrance to Whitestone Caravan Park at SD39177 84078 A short walk up through the park to the start of the public footpath (small signpost) Up path to ridge & then SW up NE side of wall to the Tump summit cairn Climbed over wall to WOF. (PM)gerrybowes25/02/2016
With FIona and Philippa supporting Graeme in the Whitestones Fell Runtrimarc224/01/2016
With DTL watching GFE complete fell race.Fionalevey24/01/2016
Done with Richard Turner & Stuart Watham together with Whitestone, Staveley Fell and Cartmell Fell (Raven's Barrow)falunty20/01/2016
From Gummer's How car park. Staveley Fell, Newton Fell North and Raven's Barrow. Easing gently back in after a couple of months away from the hills.AlunRees3105/01/2016
From Gummer's How car park. Staveley Fell, Newton Fell North and Raven's Barrow. Easing gently back in after a couple of months away from the hills.Alunrees3305/01/2016
Easy up and down from the reservoirHavenchris30/09/2015
(AM) With Katy, clear, sunny, with cool wind.George Thompson10/03/2015
Newton Bus stop to Lindale over White Stone (via caravan site), Saskills, Whin Brow, Newton Fell and Dixon Heights.Eddie12/01/2015
Traversed the full ridge from Dixon Height to White Stone. Easy plod from the reservoirs - a beautiful spot. Fine views to the higher fells from the summit but White Stone gave much more pleasure - a far more dramatic spot to idle.Jake99424/12/2014
Came up here while doing Blackmoustache's Island Wherigo cache.Snakes7724/08/2014
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. Trig point is the smallest stud, set into a rock, I have ever seen!Dangerous Dave12/08/2014
From the Anglers car park next to High Newton reservoir. Straight up and to summit of WHIN BROW and down then across the road through Reservoir straight up the hill to NEWTON FELL NORTH(Saskills)and on to White Stones crags. Vary warm with Sunny spell, very little wind. Easy walk to these two summits.Hill Wanderer27/05/2014
Walked from Lindale using Wainwright's Outlying Fells on my own.Sunny and warm My third outlying fell of the day and a nice easy one to finish on.flockwatcher25/04/2014
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge12/01/2014
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie12/01/2014
From reservoir & access land.chalky195308/01/2014
On it's ownronaldo33325/08/2013
Climbed from Gunners How car park in a round of Cartmel fell and Whitbarrow Scarrobert18/06/2013
Parked 0.5km NW of Ayside. Walked through caravan site on permitted path, steep and diagonal up hillside, then back NE to top. There is a mast of sorts but highest point is rock by cairn on N side of wall. Also OS rivet, and another nearby.Aye Jimmy14/04/2013
With Jo, circular walk from road by Whitestone Caravan Park: pass Ayside Tarn to Back Lane, Whitestone Enclosure, Newton Fell North Top, White Stone, Saskills, returning through caravan park. Weather; high cloud, occasional sunny intervals, cold wind, very good visibility.amblerbob04/04/2013
Followed AW's route in Outlying fellsbenarbia_815/01/2013
From the road, narrow path through bracken, took wrong path and had to backtrack. Path improved higher up to cross wall, followed obvious path to the summit. Returned same way. 2.2 miles.jeffurz08/08/2012
From the back road, passing in between the two reservoirsbriandiggle06/04/2012
Solo.Dangerous Dave30/03/2012
Parked on old road near bridge at SD 391841. Right by caravan park. Nice summit quite a trail over top though with false summit. Climbed with judy55cat and operated ham radio from summit for Wainwrights On The Air (WOTA.G4OBK (Phil)17/01/2012
Climbed with G4OBK (Phil)judy55cat17/01/2012
From caravan park. Path then ferns and then grass to make for the top. Friendly at the caravan park and happy to point to the footpath.destaylor30/05/2011