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Name:Easington Fell
Hill number:2822
Height:396m / 1299ft
Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Lancashire (CoU)
Hill area:Forest of Bowland
Class:Marilyn, HuMP, Tump (300-399m)
Grid ref:SD 73028 48686
Summit feature:cairn
Col:202m  SD744501  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 103
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Observations: summit is 70cm higher than summit of Waddington Fell at SD 71500 47505

Survey: Leica NA730  Report: Survey of Easington and Waddington Fells (Final).doc

Comments: Waddington Fell SD715475 is 0.7m lower (395.6m)


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    Logged Descriptions  (logged by 146 users)ByDate of Ascent
    Easy walk from the car park at the cattle grid, near the quarry.martin_hall01/09/2014
    Lovely warm Mother's day walk. Hazy on the tops though and couldn't see far. Walked up from layby on Smalden Lane, 2 miles north of Grindleston. Path past Beacon Hill and up through the forest is quite easy to find.Lazylizzie30/03/2014
    From Sawley. Out up Rodhill Lane. Round and into plantation on Shivering ginnel. Cairn at summit. Return along bridleway parallel to Bradford brook, then Green Lane. Ribble Way linked back to Sawley. Some damp sections. cloudy and quite windy.PaulH17/03/2014
    parked up on the car park on the B6478 Slaidburn Rd. opposit the quarry, then walked across the fell to the stones, i added a very big one on top lol.Bolton wanderer19/02/2014
    From cattle grid. Beautiful sunny morningcitysyd10/02/2014
    Car park on B6478 close to Waddington Fell Quarry ENE on path from car park alongside wall to summit cairn. (PM)gerrybowes04/02/2014
    From Quarry car park to summit on semi boggy path.bolton04/02/2014
    Also Waddington Fell on figure of eight route. WF descent via mast is difficult higher up due to v dense heather.Nick Caunt22/01/2014
    Wet day.From parking opposite quarry.Ugly track leads to gate and wet area. From a gate opening continue to where wood abuts wall. Follow this boundary to top.iredale07/01/2014
    With Ali & Dave. From Slaidburn and back via Newton and River Hodder.Debs6104/01/2014
    With Kev Jen and Jill in late evening sunshinemindlessflogger10/11/2013
    a boggy wander with Christine but the view of Yorkshire made up for itbardolph03/11/2013
    Visited whilst walking from Clitheroe to Slaidburn via Sawley.Alex C09/08/2013
    Easy walk across the moor from the car park by the Cattle Grid and up signed footpath but returned directly from summit cairn as the ground was so dry.Dugswell222/07/2013
    After a wet dull Longridge Fell took on Easington Fell next. Marginally better however horizontal rain had increased in tempo and track from cattle grid was liquid mud. After field gate to access land the path submerged in bog. Pile of stones on top, walk back into gale. Won't be back in a hurry!nordicstar28/04/2013
    Climbed with Claire and Al. When through the forest from the Griddleton side.willpalmer14/04/2013
    Solo run from top of pass.amswanston29/03/2013
    Easy walk across the moor from the car park by the Cattle Grid SD 719481. Operated VHF for SOTA on the summit - unaccompanied.G4OBK (Phil)07/03/2013
    This hill is easy to climb. It offers not much ascent as is topped by a small pile of stones. Great views to the north over the Forest of Bowland and Yorkshire DalesBuryFCA104/02/2013
    From car park at summit of pass. Also visited Waddington Fell, which proved to be a better viewpoint.davidpettit8403/02/2013
    From Sawley via Grindleton Fell/Forest and Beacon Hilldavepeel08/08/2012
    from lay-by beside Waddington Fell Quarry. With Peter and ThomasM0YDH11/04/2012
    From the car park, wet and with only a pair of trainers. My feet are still dirty. Great views towards Yorkshire Three Peaks.simon and co19/03/2012
    Nice walk up from Grindleton, terrific view to the bowland fells and the yorkshire dales on a nice day, (which this wasn't)hillhiker26/02/2012
    Very cloudy so no view from the top.JohnStoneham12/02/2012
    Parked at Newton Fell viewpoint/cattle grid,climbing round quarry edge to trig & summit of Newton Fell(Waddington Fell). Returned as out before direct ascent to cairn on Easngton Fell.MorecambeMonkey24/10/2011
    Nice short walk from the car park at the cattle grid following the parish boundary. Some nice views from the summit with the chance to see some deer.b2dan30/05/2011
    Did this on way home after another walk had to be cut short due to poor weather. An easy but dreary walk in the rain. However bagging this hill cheered me up, as the day did not feel wasted.AdrianDixon29/11/2009
    good day a bit too windy to fly the power kite but gave it a whirl. nearly broke my neck and back but got a very funny video of me learning to fly! always a good quick walk although nearly always boggy.mhamer20/05/2009
    Did it on way to Dales. Parked at top of road - 40 mins there and back on faint path.robphys25/04/2009
    Cairn on grassy top near Plantation wallmick07/03/2009
    Came up to bag a Geocache/Waymarknolan01/03/2009
    Pleasant stroll from the car park.destaylor01/11/2008
    Booked a cottage in Harrop Fold nr Clitheroe managed to get the wife to do this one very wet under footphilhythe26/10/2008
    Hiked as part of a 50 mile south pennine challenge. Miserable weather, and over that distance, such small hills are brutal!wee mac17/05/2008
    From SD718480 to Slaidburn.summitsup10/05/2008
    Nice walk from car park on Waddington FellG6MZX05/03/2008
    easy from car park on roadgigglejon28/04/2007
    very easy walk up to top.Jhimmy03/09/2006
    with Roberto Ansaldi after the Liverpool YH men Buddhist weekend.vegibagger16/07/2006
    From carpark at top of pass to W. The sole redeeming feature of this hill is the good view!Aye Jimmy01/04/2006
    From car (16:00) at highest point of road fairly easily to summit cairn. Visibility good but getting dark. Car 16:40. dbb19/11/2005
    Nice simple walk from the Newton Fells car parkgaryhoney25/03/2005
    Not much of interest to Easington summit. Walk round the quarry to Waddington fell (high point near wall) on 13/6/2011 was more fun!signyred02/11/2003
    Dash over from quarry car park.Eddie23/10/2001
    Easy walk across the moor from the car park by the Cattle Grid.Dugswell208/10/2000
    1m over rough moor, swamp and tussock to a pile of small hefty boulders. 15.15.arranc15/10/1999
    easy stroll in wellies across sodden moor, fine views to bowland & pendle, presumably also to ingleboro; vicious showers. 719479 road pass: quarry entrance RHW25/10/1998
    Part of solo bagging day in Lancashire.meugher02/10/1997
    Slaidburn, SE along B6478, Broadhead Farm, Fellside, Easington fell, to B6478 West along road, turn off to New Laithe, Gibbs, Hodder Bank Fell, Burholme, , right at farm buildings along path to Newton thence to Slaidburnjoseph mitchell15/04/1989