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Name:Great Shunner Fell
Hill number:2716
Height:716m / 2349ft
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Yorkshire Dales - Northern Fells
County/UA:North Yorkshire (CoU)
Catchment:Ouse (York)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SD 84862 97289
Summit feature:windshelter
Drop:297m
Col:419m  NY880126  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 98
(1:25k) OL19S OL30N
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 541 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Followed Pennine Way from Hardraw to Thwaite then over Butter Tubs to Lovely Seat solocolinfielding18/03/2019
u3a ....4Nuttalls Beautiful Day.softsquare14/02/2019
With Mart up Pennine Way from Thwaite then across to the Buttertubs. Returned in the dark.John Eley04/11/2018
With MS, from campsite in Muker, Pennine Way to Great Shunner Fell, over to Little Fell, Hugh Seat and High Seat with return following River Swale back to Muker.robertgn15/09/2018
Pennine Way-ingTaz3801/08/2018
From Hardraw via Pennine Waypaulcook280907/07/2018
PW on LEJOGKatbus 2718/05/2018
Cold and windy day. Temperature on the summit around 2c. A long slog up from Thwaite but worth the trouble.G0DEB55901/05/2018
From Hardraw with JF. Clag on top. Combined with Lovely Seatpatriciagill29/04/2018
On Nuttalls' route from Hardraw. Plenty of snow on the ground, and cloud down to 600m. Visited Butter Tubs on the way to Lovely Seat.huwthomas17/02/2018
Parked by cattle grid near the Butter Tubs. Ascended over snow covered ground via tracks and shooting butts.garyhoney28/12/2017
Parked at top of Buttertubs pass. Climbed up via faint tracks in snow.wozzat28/12/2017
Hardraw Hearne Beck Great Shunner Fell Pennine Way HardrawAndy Hirst03/10/2017
JEBUisdean2517/09/2017
Climbed up and down from Hardraw hostel with all my family. My last nuttall after 20 years of walking.dianepick16/09/2017
Up Pennine Way from Muker in drizzle and mist. 1hr 45 mins. I was surprised as to how quick and easy it was despite my post-holiday fitness slump. Must return again to enjoy the views. On to Lovely Seat.Jake99411/08/2017
With K from near Butter Tubs along ATV tracks and similar with no problems.Ashley16/07/2017
Solo - From Hardrww on to Lovely SeatAimless Rambler03/06/2017
From Hardrawpaulcook280916/04/2017
Verge parking on B6270 at start of PW.mart079717/02/2017
Thwaite to Great Shunner Fell and backAJones09/10/2016
With Cabe.simon and co17/08/2016
Nice walk up from Hardraw. Sunny with a nice breeze so ideal for walking.Walker Dan17/08/2016
With dadCubags10/08/2016
Walked up from Usher Gap campsite via Penine Way with Alan, trevor & Tracey as Alan's contributuion to SOC's 50,000' challenge, descent towards Butter Tubs then asceent to Lovely Seat & return to Muker. Heavy rain at times with strong winds but still had very good views.Jill Wiseman02/07/2016
walked from hardrow. used pennine way path. 8 miles up and down. overcast and windy. good walk.Mark8626/06/2016
#594 PW Thwaite to Hardrawtim74719/06/2016
Walked as part of The Herriot Way (anti-clockwise) undertaken as a charity challenge hike for NSF Health Sciences. Walk commenced 8:40pm on 17/06/2016 and ended at approx. 5:30pm on 18/06/2016.GordyH18/06/2016
Parked near cattle grid, and followed fence round to summit. Who was R Frizzell! Fourth marilyn of the day so munched some wine gums, enjoyed the view. Easy going back to car. Company: Soloiandesbottes28/05/2016
CLIMBED GREAT SHUNNER FELL VIA PENNINE WAY USING NUTTALLS WALK 11.6. LOVELY DAY BUT STRONG WIND. EASY DESCENT TO BUTTERTUBS AND REASCENT TO LOVELY SEAT. PENNINE WAY BUSY BUT OTHERWISE HAD THE HILLS TO MYSELF.BURGESS11/05/2016
Gold DofE practice day 2 Hardraw to KeldLauraBosomworth07/04/2016
OtisGlenford25/03/2016
Keld - Pennine Way via Thwaite to the summit of Great Shunner fell (in cloud from + 500m / Snow banks in places / too cold for shorts! oh dear)- Pennine way back to Thwaite - Muker - then followed the Swale River back to Keld.briandavies18/03/2016
2mFM radio activation. NP-006.Petem0hqo20/02/2016
The Spine Racedc9610/01/2016
Up pennine wayOwain G03/01/2016
Walked From Hawes Via Pennine Way and the down Hearne Coal RoadPlodALot14/09/2015
With Jo, linear walk from Thwaite along Pennine Way to Stony Band and Great Shunner Fell, descending to Hawes. Weather; generally cloudy, windy, good visibility.amblerbob19/07/2015
With Andy on a three day circuit from Kirkby Stephen.alistairpooler04/07/2015
Ascent with Julian Brooksbank and Darren Royle during leg of Pennine Way from Hawes to Thwaite.pwhitaker_196624/06/2015
With Jo, from Buttertubs Pass: over Little Shunner Fell onto Great Shunner Fell, then down the Hearne Coal Road to Hardraw and Hawes. Weather, sunny intervals, windy, mild, good visibility.amblerbob07/06/2015
Hardraw, Great Shunner Fell, Lovely Seat, Sedbusk, pub. Hot day.Northender25/05/2015
From Thwaite. Stony Band - Great Shunner Fell - Lovely Seat - Kisdon.JohnStoneham24/05/2015
from buttertubs pass, having driven up from Oswestry at 5am out n backed Great Shunner following a snowstorm. Simple enough, Trig incorporated into wind shelterstig_nest11/04/2015
2mFM Radio Activation NP-006. Parked at cattle grid.Petem0hqo21/03/2015
done as part of Pennine WayIanHHill20/10/2014
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave17/07/2014
Climbed from Hawes via Pennine Way, with Bassetlaw Hill & Mountain Club on way to watch Tour De France at top of Buttertubs. Sunny.alwaysinshorts05/07/2014
With PK (and many others!). From Hoggarths en route to watch the TdF at Buttertubs. Climbed Lovely Seat while waiting for the riders.amswanston05/07/2014
walked up from hadraw via pennine way then onto Buttertubs to watch Le Tour Great Day.iannotts05/07/2014