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Name:Harter Fell
Hill number:3602
Height:521m / 1709ft
Parent (Ma):2755  Yarlside
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Yorkshire Dales - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle), Lune
Watershed:Morecambe Bay, St Bees Head to Ravenscar, Solway Firth
Class:Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Clem
(Hu,Tu,5,Dew,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 72107 00235
Summit feature:ground 1m S of cairn
Drop:120m
Col:401m  NY714007  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 91
(1:25k) OL19S
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 145 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
KD A quick jaunt up a grassy fell from rough parking at the road summit to the west (quad track starts indistinctly then clear to small cairn at summit). Nice views of limestone pavement to east and higher near Howgills to west with cloud blanketed tops.crazy26/06/2019
Lionel Bidwell06/06/2019
Susan Bidwell06/06/2019
Circular walk including Knott, Greenbell, Hooksey, Randygill top, Kensgriff, Wandale Hill and Harter fell largly on good grassy tracks but some stiff climbs.cjo18/05/2019
daddybond04/05/2019
From high point on road (413m spot height). Easy ATV track followed all the way up; just under half hour in wind and rain.jonglew08/12/2018
Easy ascent from high point on road to the west, but I have orienteered over this hill in the past.JohnW03/10/2018
Easy walk up from high point on the road to the NW using quad bike marks.clivevilla11/09/2018
pwithnall02/09/2018
Fat Lamb to Sedbergh.raymondwilkes19/08/2018
C/W circuit (15km, 980m ascent) starting from CP just W of Rawthey Bridge. Wandale, Yarlside, Kensgriff, Randygill, Green Bell, Gere, Adamthwaite & Harter. Nice circuit - good variety of hills. Fine (a bit too hot) weather - only a few cleg bites today.ger04/07/2018
Kendall15/06/2018
Wandale Hill and Harter Fell from Rawthey Bridge.rhalstead26/05/2018
softsquare15/04/2018
Harter Fell from GR: NY 71518 00848ronaldo33323/03/2018
mart079726/01/2018
Jacqdaw15/11/2017
Hard roadside parking at top of Adamthwaite fell road. Quad bike track all way to top. Great views over mist in Eden Valley. Dead calm day made a nice change to recent winds. On to Fat Lamb for coffee, wish hadn't bothered as think it was breakfast leftovers re-heated.Hillsidenick15/11/2017
From high point on road in mist and rain.jenx23/10/2017
W Jenx and Bryher, not great conditions but only out the car 15mins. East quad track all the way now. Cairn got a rebuild job anyway so worth the tripnordicstar23/10/2017
With K and RM. Evening stroll from high point on road to W. Howgills look great for a future expedition. Farmer gave friendly wave as we stood by car.Ashley13/08/2017
Bug13/08/2017
Bug03/08/2017
3rdAlaric11/05/2017
From Handley's Bridge via Murthwaite and easy track, then rough path to summit. Return on similar line. Bit blowy on top where I arrived at same time as a bagger from the high point on the Adamthwaite road.SS30/04/2017
Part of circular walk from Cross Keys. Cross road at high point then quad bike track to summit. High rate of attrition today, having set off as group of 9 now only Denise, Graham and myself.RichardM12/03/2017
small cairn in mist. easy ascent over rough grass from road as part of Caultley spout circuit.Denise 12/03/2017
Parked Cross Keys, through Narthwaite and Murthwaite turn left on track at 715 989 and follow to just before wooden gate at 714 955 turn right,follow track to end then straight to summitdgresty25/01/2017
Started from pull off on Adamthwaite Road at NY71517 00845. Headed SE for the top. Good quod bike track all the way. Back to car by the same route. Thick mist with visibility ranging from 5 metres to 15 metres. A short walk before driving to London to see grandchildren.MikeM07/01/2017
dickiewren28/12/2016
Start ~ 714007. Climbed from the pass to Adamthwaite. With Wombourne.steve hudson14/09/2016
Parked at top of pass, GR 714007. A short walk to top and back. With SH.wombourne14/09/2016
See Randygill Fell.Campbell Singer09/08/2016
From Cross up ATV track. Lovely views over he Howgill Fells and western Pennines.Barbara Singer09/08/2016
As others from Cross. There and back to Harter Fell, then down to Adamthwaite, along bridleway until access land to climb (pathless) to the top of Wandale Hill. Back the same way.Fisky Boy08/05/2016
With Fisky BoyBrenda Cloke08/05/2016
Nick Down108/05/2016
With Catman.oscarrosie14/04/2016
Parked by bridge near point 375-good job as pull-in at top of road was occupied!Walked up road and along vehicle track/path direct to pleasant summit.With Oscar.catman14/04/2016
Jim B04/04/2016
From Handley's Bridge. With Eire, Evan,Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave03/04/2016
With Jo, from Cross (high point of narrow road): Harter Fell then via Adamthwaite onto Wandale Hill (stones have now tripled). Weather; high cloud, mild, good visibility.amblerbob09/10/2015
Dave Geere27/06/2015
stevent080922/06/2015
AndyB2817/05/2015
A W Bryan17/05/2015
nicolajane26/04/2015
Parked by bridge on minor road to Adamthwaite (NY71683 01075) – Headed E. above Gais Gill to pick up footpath – Knoutberry – Green Bell – Over Grere Fell & Adamthwaite Bank to Harter Fell. (PM CM)gerrybowes25/02/2015
Part of walk including Green Bell before descending back to the road and the car at 716011. With GB and CM.bolton25/02/2015
From Green Bell via Grere Fell and minor road summit. In and out of cloud. With GB £ PM.CJM25/02/2015